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Busty Chinese cosplayer wins fans with beautiful photo collection

This lady knows how to turn heads with her eye-catching assets. People around the world have been showing off their awesome cosplay skills for years now, with displays featuring hijabs, male teachers and even fake muscles. Now there’s a Chinese cosplayer called Loluuuuuu who’s shaking up the cosplay scene, with a gorgeous photo collection that shows …

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Manga shows how to fix major modern video game problem: Go old-school when choosing what to play

Two different scenarios, two completely different gameplay experiences. In a lot of ways, the rise of the Internet has been a great thing for video game fans. If there’s a new title you’re interested in playing, all you have to do is go online to hear opinions from other gamers who’ve already played it, and …

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Dragon Ball creator pulls a George Lucas, dispels the mysticism of Super Saiyan transformations

It turns out that not all Saiyans can get Super Saiyan just by training hard. We all remember that thrilling and fearful moment. We watched as Frieza, who we all thought was dead by Spirit Bomb, killed Goku’s best friend Krillin in cold blood, and like Goku, we were mad. We wanted revenge. We wanted …

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Akihabara fans shed a tear as iconic sign comes down, changing the cityscape of Electric Town

These photos capture the late-night action that spells the end of an era for Electric Town. Akihabara is known around the world as the place to go for a wide-eyed peek into Japan’s otaku geek culture, with multi-level stores packed to the brim with manga, anime, and gaming goods. It wasn’t always this way, though. Back …

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Crossdressing Japanese teen’s outing inspires boys’ love style fan manga

English-language short comic attracts the attention of the real-life teen who inspired it. Earlier this month, life seemed to be imitating anime as Japanese Twitter user @Elmon_0715’s penchant for crossdressing was discovered by one of his friends when he posted a picture of himself done up as a cute girl. In the exchange of messages …

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Possible return for hit manga Hunter x Hunter… before year's end?

Will fans of the popular series be treated to new episodes before this year is over? For an internationally well-known manga, Hunter x Hunter often attracts attention for less than favorable reasons — namely that the manga’s serialization in the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is so irregular and interspaced with such long gaps in between that …

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Rurouni Kenshin creator’s child porn case fallout continues with movie broadcasts cancelled

It’s story may be one of redemption, but the film adaptations of the hit anime/manga aren’t being cut any slack. The Japanese entertainment world is still reeling from the revelation earlier this week that Nobuhiro Watsuki, creator of manga and anime franchise Rurouni Kenshin, had been collecting child porn. While Watsuki is yet to be formally …

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Creator of Rurouni Kenshin anime/manga admits to possession of child pornography

Nobuhiro Watsuki tells police “I liked girls between the ages of upper elementary school students to about the second year of junior high.” On November 21 the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department announced that Nobuhiro Watsuki, manga artist/author and original creator of popular anime series Rurouni Kenshin, is under investigation for child pornography charges. During a …

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The three different ways to draw clothing over anime breasts, and what to call them

Japanese artist shares illustrated field guide to busty anime visuals such as the “boob bag.” As with many things in anime, anime breasts are different from real-life breasts. Most obviously, they’re often larger and more bulbous than their real-world counterparts, while ironically being far perkier, as though busty characters’ torsos are constantly in the center …

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Alloy-ha! Sanrio & Fullmetal Alchemist collaboration results in wonderfully cute character goods

Hit anime/manga Fullmetal Alchemist characters Edward and Alphonse Elric have transformed again, but this time it’s not the result of alchemy. Edward and Alphonse Elric have transformed again, but this time it’s not the result of alchemy. Sanrio, the company famous for characters such as Hello Kitty, Gudetama and Aggretsuko, and their cute merchandise, have given …

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