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  • Junji Ito x Pokemon ⊟ Pokemon’s about to get real, real...

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    Junji Ito x Pokemon ⊟ Pokemon’s about to get real, real creepy, y’all— creepier than even Creepy Black. The Pokemon Company has collaborated with horror manga artist Junji Ito, who you may know from That One Comic About People Obsessed with People-Shaped Holes in a Mountain and every other unsettling Japanese comic you’ve seen online. The collaboration is ...

  • You Can Buy Replica One Piece Swords for Nearly $1,000

    Kotaku - - 4 readers - Calling all One Piece fans! (With money to burn.) Now, you can buy some of the most famous swords from the famed manga and anime series. Toho Animation is teaming up with Japanese sword craftsmen for a series of four replica One Piece blades. These are expensive replicas that are built-to-order and are not mass produced.
  • Giant Murderous Martian Cockroaches are Coming to the 3DS

    Kotaku - - 2 readers - Japan's grizzly sci-fi action manga is getting a video game adaptation. Following in the footsteps of the hit manga series, Attack on Titan, the manga series that has bug-powered humans fighting giant Martian cockroaches, Terraformars is getting its own 3DS game. The first time I saw the opening to Attack on Titan—with the cast swinging through the city and…Read moreRead on ...
  • Anime Hilariously Explores What Makes Something "Romantic"

    Kotaku - - 2 readers - You’ve seen the same romantic scene a thousand times in a thousand different movies and, yet, every time it still gets you right in the heart. But what exactly makes it romantic and what would happen if you changed one little detail? In Monthly Girls Nozaki-Kun, the answer is hilarity. Good – Shakespeare in Love Monthly Girls Nozaki-Kun is the story of Sakura who, while tryin ...
  • Indie Spotlight: Maho Shojo Daft Punk

    The Outerhaven - - 3 readers - “You created two robots, made them look human and in order to train them, you put them in two separate families…Why not make us brothers in the same family? Or better yet, keep us and train us from birth? Not to mention why make baby robots when yo-” “Shut up! That’s just how it happened! Take these bracelets and use them to fight evil.” Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo.

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  • Man Arrested for Selling One Piece Money

    … A 45-year-old man was arrested in Japan for selling U.S. legal tender with anime characters on it. His crime? Violating the characters' copyright, reports TBS News. Tomoaki Tanahashi, who works in television in Nagoya, was nabbed for allegedly selling four one-dollar bills with One Piece stickers on them, with each going for between 1,500…

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  • Hey Kids! Learn How To Be a Manga Artist in 14 Days

    … Just fourteen! That's two weeks. This kit will turn you into a manga artist. All you need is skill. Oh, and a desire to work in a grossly underpaid industry. But hey, this isn't about money. This is about manga. Dubbed 14 Day Manga Artist Course, the kit is aimed at youngsters and comes with six lessons that show you how to do things like draw…

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  • A Step-by-Step in Art

    … Today’s subject. Following up from our interview, artist Jack Crowder has broken down the method to his madness and shared a step-by-step process on one of his piece. A base to start with. What’s better practice than taking a character from a very apparent style and manifesting it again? We’re going to take C.C. from Code Geass…

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  • High Fashion Is Best When It Looks like Anime

    … It really is! Take this this outfit created by fashion designer Junya Watanabe. It looks like Bobobo from the manga and anime series Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo. The similarity was noted by Twitter user Hound_7, who wrote, "This appears to be clothing designed by a famous fashion designer, but sorry, it looks like Bobobo." The images have been retweeted…

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  • You Can Buy Replica One Piece Swords for Nearly $1,000

    … Calling all One Piece fans! (With money to burn.) Now, you can buy some of the most famous swords from the famed manga and anime series. Toho Animation is teaming up with Japanese sword craftsmen for a series of four replica One Piece blades. These are expensive replicas that are built-to-order and are not mass produced. While they're replica…

    4 readers - Brian Ashcraft - Kotaku - One Piece -
  • Anime Hilariously Explores What Makes Something "Romantic"

    … and with English subtitles in the US on Crunchyroll and Hulu. For a second opinion, check out the review over on TAY, our user run blog. I love a good Shoujo from time to time, and I'm sure you've probably enjoyed some too.…Read moreRead on Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am. To contact the author of this post, write to BiggestinJapan@gmail.com or find him on Twitter @BiggestinJapan. …

    2 readers - Richard Eisenbeis - Kotaku - Explorer -
  • The Arsenal Podcast #54: New York Comic Con Aftermath

    … Welcome back to another episode of the Arsenal Podcast (formerly known as the Outerhaven Podcast) and we’re joined with members Elf, Z-slash, Shadowz, Navigator and Hax. Topics include our experiences at the New York Comic Con, what we thought about the panels we attended and much more. We also touch on the subject of how props were being…

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  • Pokemon Company Teams Up With Horror Manga Artist Junji Ito

    … In a surprising turn of events the Pokemon Company has decided to team up with acclaimed horror manga artist Junji Ito. The collaboration between the two companies is titled “Kowapoke,” or “Scarypoke.” The Pokemon Company has released a single image, which you can see above, featuring a scary Banette. Those who are really into it can also apparently get a t-shirt with the print on it. Filed under: Nintendo Tagged: horror, manga, pokemon…

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  • The Pokémon Company Is Collaborating with Horror Manga Artist Junji Ito

    … Junji Ito, the manga author behind The Enigma of Amigara Fault (DRR…DRR… DRR…) and Uzumaki, is working together with The Pokémon Company on KowaPoké, or Scary Pokémon, a series of illustrations featuring some of the Pokémon world’s creepier monsters. More images will be released over the course of the month. The first, which stars the Ghost…

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  • Junji Ito x Pokemon ⊟ Pokemon’s about to get real, real...

    …. The collaboration is called “Kowapoke,” or “Scarypoke.” The Pokemon Company released one preview image in the form of a phone wallpaper, above, featuring the world’s most menacing Banette. They’re also giving t-shirts out in Japan featuring the image, for people who need more personal space, I guess. Game Freak told us they were freaky. PREORDER Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire, upcoming games Source pokemon.jp…

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  • Giant Murderous Martian Cockroaches are Coming to the 3DS

    … of the terraformers – a giant hyper-evolved bipedal cockroach – battling the character, Michelle. If I were to guess, the image looks to be more of a cutscene or a QTE event rather than actual gameplay. The game is being developed by Furyu and a teaser site for the game is up. Hopefully the game won't be as blatantly censored as the anime is. Terra…

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  • For a $1,000, You Can Buy Realistic Attack on Titan Gear*

    … Open up those wallets! Here is a one-to-one scale Three Dimensional Maneuver Gear from Attack on Titan. It looks just like the real thing (*save for the flying bit). The replica is made from aluminum, silicone, and resin. The whole contraption weighs 10 kilograms or 22 pounds. Try getting airborne with that on your back. Heck, try running…

    4 readers - Brian Ashcraft - Kotaku - Attack on Titan -


  • Indie Spotlight: Maho Shojo Daft Punk

    … become bad guys? Have you ever gotten any flack for portraying certain singers as evil? Miller: My thought process to choosing villain: “Hey wouldn’t it be funny if _______ was a bad guy? They could have ________ powers!” That’s how it went with lady Gaga and the Bloody Beetroots. For example, I think Bumac Vitas would be an awesome bad guy; he…

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  • The Thousand Sunny From One Piece In Shiny LEGO Form

    … Thanks to veteran builder Alex "Orion Pax" Jones, the famous One Piece pirate ship the Thousand Sunny now has an accurate LEGO version. The best part of it is probably that giant custom sail piece and the golden lion head in front. The crew might be missing, but you can see a tiny Luffy minifigure with a telescope standing on the upper deck…

    1 readers - Gergo Vas - Kotaku - One Piece -
  • Manga Hair Is Spectacular in Real-Life

    … to work on his poses, though. コムデギャルソンの秋冬コレクションに花京院典明タソいる [@_mimineko] To contact the author of this post, write to bashcraftATkotaku.com or find him on Twitter @Brian_Ashcraft. Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am. …

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