Kadokawa approves fan made videos

Business Week has a pretty interesting article about Kadokawa Holdings (released The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya and Lucky Star in the U.S). While I wrote about Kadokawa’s Youtube channel opening in April, I had no idea of their true intentions. Kadokawa had pretty good sales numbers of their Haruhi DVD...

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Code Geass: What is the Fukushahado?

The origins of the Fukushahado begin with Indian scientist Rakshata Chawla. Her specialties include medical cybernetics, and she is the director of the Black Knight’s R&D team. Her past is shrouded in mystery as she usually doesn’t speak of it. But from what we do know, she was a student...

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Does anime going mainstream scare you?

Does anime going mainstream scare you?

This question popped into my head upon reading some of the comments on the Cowboy Bebop movie thread, and more recently I was reminded about it a comment on my Shoko Nakagawa post earlier in the week. Does anime going mainstream scare you?

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Lucky Star Tattoo

Here’s a fan of Lucky Star for you! Sunsqlit Tattoo did this awesome black & gray tattoo on what looks like a man’s back. While the tattoo is awesome, look at the hair surrounding it. Once it grows back, Kagami is going to have a mouthful of hair! Sunsqlit Tattoo...

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Bandai Namco wants more subtitles

We all know that the overseas anime and gaming markets are growing at a ridiculous pace. Anime companies in Japan, in particular, simply cannot keep up with the demand in non-Japanese speaking regions. Bandai Namco must have realized this, and have taken the first steps to help their overseas distribution....

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Live Action Cowboy Bebop movie

A live action version of Cowboy Bebop is in the works by FOX. Truthfully, I’m more concerned with this movie being good than with Dragonball, which is also being developed by FOX. Erwin Stoff is the director. He is best known for his work on The Matrix, and A Scanner...

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Ikki Tousen breast shaped food

Ikki Tousen breast shaped food

In order to celebrate the Ikki Tousen Great Guardians PSP Game, the Cure Maid Cafe has added an interesting milk pudding dessert to their menu called “Hakufu no gyuunyuu purin”, which translates to Hakufu’s milk pudding. This dish is named after the main character in Ikki Tousen, Sonsaku Hakafu. I...

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Dragonball Movie Poster

A new Dragonball movie post was released by the Sankei Shimbun paper which shows the lead actor Justin Chatwin standing in Goku’s trademark orange gi. The Kanji on the poster literally means “The legend comes to life.” Also you may notice the opening date worldwide on the bottom. We shall...

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VIZ Media now in the movie business

With the success Viz Media has had with the Death Note, and Bleach movies this year in the states, they have taken the next step and formed a movie production company called Viz Prods. What this means is that we will no doubt start to see a lot of the...

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Dragonball Bento Boxes

Well you may remember the Rockstar Bento Boxes. This time, I have bento boxes from the Dragon Ball anime. I could not find the source of these images, only a Youtube clip with screenshots of all the boxes, so if anyone knows the original Japanese source, please leave a comment!...

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Anime Hug Pillows

Have you ever wanted to lay next to your favorite anime character as you drift off to bed? Well this photo was taken on the street. The person who owns these pillow covers has a pretty good collection started. Seems anime hug pillows are actually a fairly popular, though pricey,...

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Rei Ayanami car in Akihabara

Rei Ayanami car in Akihabara

Were police hassling this Otaku because they thought he was a serious threat, or were they just intrigued by his cool Rei Ayanami car? Chovitz posted about how this was his second time being questioned by police in Akihabara for no appearant reason. Sure, his car does stand out, but...

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