Last month, the Japanese Racing Association (JRA) launched an Attack on Titan Japan Cup promo collaboration with a rhythm Flash game and a character poll tied to the Arima Kinen, a race run this December in which fans vote for 10 of the 16 runners. The AoT poll allowed fans to vote as many times as they wanted, and it was trolled, hard. See the results after the jump.
Forget what cable networks might tell you. It takes a real Hero of Cosplay to emulate the heroines of Kill La Kill, and we're starting to see some pros take up the dare. Get a look at the results after the jump.
To celebrate the Japanese releases of Marvel Comics based movies Thor: Dark World and Captain America: Winter Soldier, Kinnikuman (or MUSCLE in English) creator(s) Yudetamago have drawn a tribute of the two super heroes, to be published in the issue of Shonen Jump doing on sale January 4th. Get a look after the jump.
Otaku home decor outfitter Curtain Damashii is still going strong. After adding new Fate/zero, Madoka Magica and Ro-Kyu-Bu! SS designs this fall, they are now introducing sets based on Sword Art Online, and of course the ubiquitous Kan Colle this month. Get a look after the jump.
It turns out that there are more differences between Attack on Titan creator Hajime Isayama and Gundam creator Yoshiyuki "Kill 'Em All" Tomino than just the use of "pornographic" violence. Unlike old Minagoroshi no Tomino, Isayama is reluctant to slaughter his cast. More after the jump.
VAP will be bringing some neat items for Hunter x Hunter fans flush with cast to the upcoming Jump Festa 2014 event, highlighted by jewellery recreations of the Blue Planet and Paladin's Necklace items from the Greed Island card. Get a look after the jump.
Japan's branch of Pizza Hut has a long history of anime co-promotions, but their Domino's, of Hatsune Miku fame, has been doing tie-ins with the Tiger & Bunny movies. With Tiger & Bunny The Movie -The Rising- on in February, Domino's is gearing up for a second promotion and hyping it with sports of special tribute pizza tribute art. Get a look after the jump.
It's time again to be prepare for a bit of jealousy as the special goods for doujinshi mega-event Comic Market are revealed. With Comiket 85 set to take place at Tokyo Big Sight December 29-31, the markers of Girls und Panzer and Gargantia have revealed their official hug pillows for the event. Get a look after the jump.
Keiichi Tanaka, of ComiPro! fame, is at it again. The daughter of manga pioneer Osamu Tezuka has said of these parodies "We can accept Lion King, but Taknaka Keiichi is unforgiven." The latest mimic mash-up of hot trends witht he classics sees Tanaka drawing Ryūko Matoi in the style of Tezuka and Go Nagai. Get a look after the jump.
If you're making plans for the weekend, remember that Cartoon Network's Toonami block kicks off its month of movies with a screening of sci-fi anime classic Akira this Satuday. Get a look at the promos after the jump.
In the Eiyuu*Senki, Ooyari Ashito designed moe versions of Oda Nobunaga, Napoleon, King Arthur, Vlad the Impaler, Aristotle and Leonardo da Vinci serves as potential harem of heroines as you lead the armies of Zipang (Japan) towards world conquest. Get a look at the upcoming figure based on its Billy the Kid after the jump.
FUNimation has followed their announcement of a Kamisama Kiss Golden Edition collection with an English dub cast listing for the upcoming shoujo anime home video release. See who's who after the jump.
Along with confirming the January 4th premiere for Space Dandy, Toonami has listed their new schedule launching on the date. Along with moving the block up half an hour, hightlights include a premiere episode of Bleach at midnight, and then the Toonami premiere of Naruto Shippuden. Get a look after the jump.
On the anime's 25th anniversary, we've seen some amazing fan tribute to Akira. There was Bartkira earlier in the year. Now, there's The Arvo Brothers' 200 page guide to building Kaned'a bike in LEGOs. Get a look after the jump.
Danganronpa is heading to PS Vita in North America on February 11, followed by Europe on February 14. After the recent report that NIS America's upcoming release of Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc will include English and Japanese voice tracks, the company has posted an English audio trailer. Get a look after the jump.