After a brief absence the weekly Crunchyroll News recap is back! Hope you didn't miss us too much as you were unfairly forced to get your hands dirty and sift through the highlights for yourself, but we're here to let you know what you missed, or just point out what everyone's been talking about over the past seven days.
Below you'll find a bevy of hot stories, features and video posted throughout the week. But that's not all. We've also compiled a few stories we missed, so be sure to check those out, as well.
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"Attack on Titan: Before the Fall" Prequel Manga Launches Next Week
POLL: "Attack On Titan" Character Ranking Results
Meet Live Star of Live-Action "Watamote" Promo
Mother Of Pop Singer Utada Hikaru Passes Away
POLL: Japanese Poll Results For Top 50 Voice Actors With Best Voices
Yen Press Announces "Sword Art Online" Light Novels and Manga
"Valvrave" 2nd Season Opening Title Revealed At Mizuki Nana Concert
LEGO-like "Madoka Magica" Trading Figures Planned For December
Silver Ring and Necklace Inspired by Evangelion 13 Offered in Japan
Ayase Aragaki and Her "Love" Handcuffs Featured on "Oreimo" Hug Pillow
Second Season of "Majestic Prince" Being Considered
PlayStation 4 Launches in North America on November 15
Microsoft Shares Full List of 23 Xbox One Launch Games
PS Vita Price Drops to $199/€199 in North America and Europe
Custom Jeweler Previews "Legend of Zelda" Inspired Rings
Atlus Announces 2D Fighter "AquaPazza" for North America
"Kuroko's Basketball" Anime Adds Jun Fukuyama
"Dark Souls II" Closed Beta Launches on October 5
FUNimation November Releases Listed
Colossal Titan Put to Use as a Tea Strainer
Ken Akamatsu Manga Launches in Next "Weekly Shonen Magazine"
"Nisekoi" Anime Slated For January 2014
"Killzone" Game Inspires Manga Series
Japan Serves Up "Big Bread Cushions"
Ben Affleck Cast As The Next Batman
Latest Look at "Attack on Titan" Mikasa Figma
Meet Sena from Live-Action "Haganai"
1m Tall "Mazinger Z" Figure Slated for 2014 Spring Release
Manga All-Stars Pay Tribute to "Ah! My Goddess"
Fanart Friday - Way of the Warrior Edition
Fan Edits Mikasa From "Attack on Titan" Into "Watamote" Ending
"Attack on Titan" Meets "Pikmin" in Glorious Fan Animation
"Attack on Titan" Levi Cosplayer's "Pole Dance"
"Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission" Anime Movie Trailer
Latter "Highschool DxD New" Storyline Previews
"Dead Rising 3" Whips Up a Bloody, Ridiculous Cinematic Trailer
2013 Fall TV Anime "Strike The Blood" Comiket Trailer
"Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 - Full Burst" Sasuke/Itachi vs Kabuto Preview
Mike Tyson Plays "Punch-Out!!" on NES, Makes Strange Noises
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Bakes Bread, Delivers Papers in New CMs
"Hunter x Hunter" and "Yu Yu Hakusho" Heroes Join Battle in Updated "J-Stars Victory VS." Promo
"The World God Only Knows: Soul Memories" Social Game Ads
"Etrian Odyssey Untold" Gets a New English Story Trailer
5pb. Previews "My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU" PS Vita Adventure Game
"Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD" Compares Graphics, Blasts New Music
"Space Pirate Captain Harlock" Movie Music Video
SOME STORIES WE MISSED!
A Trip Down Memory Lane with Some Classic SF [Capcom-Unity]
Killer Instinct reveals its pricing scheme [Destructoid]
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle "Chubby" DLC Character Coming At Launch [Siliconera]
Grand Theft Auto V PlayStation 3 Bundle Announced [Siliconera]
I wish these Pokemon X & Y Mega-Evolutions were real [Dorkly]
'Gran Turismo' The Movie's Plot Revealed [MTV Multiplayer]
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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. His blog can be found at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter at @Moldilox.