The first (excellent) season of My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU was two parts cynical comedy, one part drama. Season two is the exact opposite—and an anime that reminded me so much of my own high school existence, I often felt ill with remembered embarrassment. »
Doraemon is one of Japan’s most beloved anime. Grand Theft Auto is a hugely popular video game series. Put them together, and you get this. »
For the first time in thirty years, there’s a new Lupin the Third animated television series. So far, the show certainly seems promising. »
The latest episode of the PriPara (Prism Paradise) anime has raised eyebrows in Japan for the way the show changed its ending sequence. »
If anyone can find one that measures over seven meters (22.96 feet), then, yes, this is the longest hug pillow on Earth. »
This isn’t the first comparison I would make, but it looks like enough other people are doing so. On Twitter in Japan, people are comparing similar poses in Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls and Magic the Gathering.
Every season brings us a massive new amount of anime theme songs. Here are ten of the best from summer 2015. »
This is neat: to coincide with Netflix’s official launch in Japan on September 2, STUDIO4℃’s movies—including the excellent MIND GAME—will be available to stream for subscribers internationally. »
The Attack on Titan live-action movie isn’t very good. That doesn’t mean it’s not making lots of money. Funny, that. »
So, did you ever think that the wildly popular anime The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya would be better as a by-the-numbers cutesy romance? Then The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan was tailor made for you. »
Bikini Warriors is an anime about two things: buxom fantasy heroines dressed in nothing but bikini armor, and making fun of some of the most prevalent JRPG clichés. »
This month in Tokyo, a voice actor museum opened. It claims to be the first of its kind. It houses anime scripts and various memorabilia. But the most interesting part of the museum is a Shinto shrine dedicated to voice actors. »
Having reached the halfway point of the Summer anime season, most series currently airing have settled into their groove. For those out there for whom forty-seven new shows are a bit too much to stomach, we at Kotaku East are here to offer our recommendations for what we feel are the cream of the crop. »
Before we begin, let me make one thing perfectly clear: I LOVE anime and first-person shooters. In fact, I’ve been watching and playing them respectively since my pre-teens, and I’ve always been captivated by the former’s depth (when done right) and the latter’s high-octane action (again, when done right).