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    Sunday November 29, 2015
  • Fan Shows Off Custom "One-Punch Man" Inspired "Gundam" Models

    Justin Gundam Custom also recently offered the look at an equally impressive set of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle customs

    Thanks to  Justin Gundam Custom, the secret identities of Caped Baldy and Demon Cyborg have been revealed at last! You might have thought that they were Saitama and Genos, but new evidence suggest that duo might have been 00 Gundam and Gundam Barbatos all along.  Check out the amazing results of a pair of customized HG 1/144 kits after the jump.

  • Rachnee Voice Actress Promotes "Monster Musume" Radio CD With A Bit of Bondage

    In other MonMusu naughtiness, the TOHO Animation Shop has started selling some extra-explicit goods

    Promoting the release of Everyday Talk With Monster Girls, a new 40 minute audio track of new conversations with the cast of the Monster Musume anime, plus a MP3 archive of 13 episodes of web radio featuring Sora Amamiya, Ari Ozawa, Natsuki Aikawa, Mayuka Nomura, Haruka Yamazaki, Sakura Nakamura and guest Yuu Kobayashi, Rachnee voice actress Sakura Nakamura travelled to Akihabara to tie up some happy victims in her web.

  • Alter Previews "Love Live!" and "Gundam Wing" Figures

    Plus more Alter figures from MegaHobby Expo 2015 Autumn

    At this weekend's MegaHobby Expo 2015 Autumn, figure maker Alter's MegaHouse collaboration label Alpha x Omega a Halloween version Love Live! School Idol Project Eri to showcase. The Primal Heart garage kit that this was based on sold for 269500yen ($2,200) in an online auction earlier this year. Ms Ayase was joined by figures of Maki and Nozomi from Alter's own  Love Live! School Idol Festival line.

  • X-Plus Continues "Fairy Tail" Swimsuit Figure Series With Yukino Agria

    February release follows the January release of a second Lucy Heartfilia

    Along with their second version of swimsuit-clad Lucy Heartfilia, scheduled for January, figure maker X-Plus has scheduled a bathing wear version of the Saber Tooth guild's celestial wizard Yukino Agria. Due in February, the 20cm 1/7 scale figure is selling for 9,504 with tax. Get a look after the jump.

  • FUNimation Announces "Date A Live II" English Dub Cast

    Home video coming March 22, 2016

    Following a preview at Anime Matsuri Hawaii, FUNimation announced the English dub cast for Date A Live II, which will be released on home video on March 22, 2016. See who's who after the jump.

  • VIDEO: Winter Song Showcases Kagamine Rin/Len V4 December Release

    V4X Len Serious database previewed

    Kagamine Rin/Len V4 is slated to be released in December, and the latest preview of this new version of the Vocaloid software, and specifically its V4X Len Serious database, is offered by "The Third Winter" from LELELEP. Check it out after the jump.

  • "Himouto! Umaru-chan" Spin-Off Manga Scheduled

    The launch will be accompanied by the announcement of what's promised to be significant news

    The Young Jump Next web manga project has announced the Nico Nico Seiga launch date of Himouto! Umaru-chan manga spin-off Akita Imokko! Ebina-chan. Fitting, the Sankaku Head work will kick off the December 7th, with future installments likewise coming monthly on the 7th (getit?! "nana," the 7th, getit?!) More after the jump.

  • "One-Punch Man" Artist Shares Unused Tatsumaki-Fubuki

    With volume 10 and OVA, manga is breaking 8 million copy milestone

    With One-Punch Man volume 10 premiering in Japan December 4th, featuring an OVA with untold Saitama original story for its limited edition, the series will be breaking the 8 million copy milestone. Artist  Yuusuke Murata prepared for this by sharing an unused cut of popular sister duo Tatsumaki/Tornado Of Terror and Fubuki/Blizzard Of Hell, which he says might be worked into the series later. 

  • Gender-Swap "One Piece" Trafalgar Law Figure Previewed

    Other previewed Portrait of Pirates figures included a second BB (bathing beauties) Nami

    This weekend, Megahobby Expo 2015 Autumn introduced a number of upcoming figures coming from Bandai's Megahouse. Among the previews was an attention-grabbing One Piece Portrait of Pirates IRO gender-swapped Trafalgar Law, inspired by Oda's series of bonus Iva Horu Horu no Mi effect illustrations. Get a look after the jump.

  • Saturday November 28, 2015
  • "Seven Deadly Sins" Inspires Shoujo Parody Spin-Off

    Manga runs in "Aria"

    The January issue of shoujo manga magazine Aria, out in Japan on November 28th, has launched comedy spin-off Seven Deadly Sins Production from Chiemi Sakamoto. This one imagines the cast as the stars of a live-action TV drama, with Meliodas a genius child actor, Diane made a giant with CG effects and so on.

  • VIDEO: Otaku Collaborate To Cover Fall 2015's Anime Theme Songs

    Sorry, no openings for "One-Punch Man" or "Iron-Blooded Orphans," but still plenty of awesomeness

    AnimeSongCollabo videos collect contributions from fan musicians and vocalists and compiles them into complete covers of favorite anime themes. This weekend, the themes of fall 2015's anime season have been collected.  Sorry, One-Punch Man or Iron-Blooded Orphans openings, but still plenty of awesomeness. Check out the results after the jump.

  • "Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]" Shirow Emiya Inspires New Figma

    Poseable figure scheduled for May

    From the anime series Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] comes a figma 2.0 of lead Shirou Emiya. The poseable figure comes with a cheerful smiling expression, a shouting expression for combat and a condescending expression. Optional parts include his school bag, slipper parts, an enhanced steel pipe and a right hand with magic circuits. The twin blades, Kanshou and Bakuya are also both included.

  • Saga of Chris Brown: Closet Otaku Continues

    Less than a month before his new album "Royalty" Chris Brown presented a new 34-track mixtape called "Before The Party"

    Chris Brown, the American recording artist famous for borrowing from classic manga City Hunter, among other things, has again referenced Japanese pop-media in his latest work. Less than a month before his new album "Royalty" Chris Brown presented a new 34-track mixtape called "Before The Party." Again, otaku find the visual to be a bit familiar. Get a look after the jump.

  • "Fairy Tail" Author and More Celebrate Good Bath Day

    Date makes for another linguistic pun

    11.26's Good Bath day is another of those pun pseudo-holidays, based on 11 being pronounced as "Ii" and 26 being read as "Furo," or together as "good bath." Among the folks who had fun with the occasion on social media was Fairy Tail author Hiro Mashima, who posted a bit of fanservice. Get a look after the jump.

  • Friday November 27, 2015
  • VIDEO: Sekai Project Shares "The Sad Story of Emmeline Burns" Trailer

    The game is available for free on itch and will also be free on Steam

    With the game up for vote on Steam Greenlight, visual novel localizer/distributor Sekai Project has posted a trailer for The Sad Story of Emmeline Burns. A free game created by Ebi-Hime, author of Aspyhxia and The Way We ALL GO, TSSofEB is a free yuri (girls' love) game created for a game jam. Get a look after the jump.