In addition to the friendly, normal, welcoming maids at the Akihabara Culture Cafe Schatzkiste, clientele were either surprised or delighted this weekend to find a pair of zombies serving during the "Maid of the Dead III" event. Check them out plus the zombie-themed food items after the break!
As the mysterious virus that brings the dead back to life spreads, zombie walks have become a increasingly common site in major metropolitan cities around the globe. Still, this marks the first time I’ve seen an all-girl zombie army in bikinis and torn stockings terrorizing ramen shops and assorted bars in Tokyo’s Shinjuku ni-chome district. Now, it's your turn to watch after the jump!
Bas Rutten, an MMA competitor active in the 90's, with a 28-4-1 record has maintained his notoriety thanks to his boisterous personality. Now, he's taken a brief break from plying that big personality in commentary, acting and coaching to get back in the ring one last time... versus a zombie. Check it out after the jump.
The zombie comedy manga series Sankarea, created by Mitsuru Hattori, is due to get the anime treatment shortly. As part of the promotional spree, the November issue of Kodansha's Bessatsu Shonen Magazine is showing off some of the, ahem, unique merchandise that fans will soon be able to snap up. If you're not squemish, click the link and see what lurks inside!
Capcom has tapped director of the recent live-action Usagi Drop, SABU (real name Hiroyuki Tanaka) to create a promotional live action short for the re-release of zombie battling game Dead Rising 2: Off the Record. SABU's movie will be screened a day before the game's October 13th Japanese launch. Check out a trailer after the jump.
Reiko the Zombie Shop's Rei Mikamoto, three artists featured in recently Harvey Award nominated Ax: Alternative Manga and the infamous Hayami Jun are among the noteworthy and alt manga creators who have contributed to yonpo's Mangaka of the Dead limited edition t-shirt line. More after the jump.
Capcom’s famed Biohazard (AKA Resident Evil) video game franchise turns 15 years old in 2011. And what better way to celebrate impending adulthood than by blasting holes into paper targets with model guns while slurping down food and drink? This is the brilliant idea behind Biohazard 15th Anniversary × Shooting Bar EA , a limited time collaboration space open from May 20th to June 19th in Tokyo’s Kichijoji ward. Somehow, I managed to infiltrate the opening press event on 5/17...