Monthly Archives: April 2013

Mazinger Z bust & coin set

In New Zealand Dollars, you could now theoretically give a machine two Mazingers and get five Transformers as change. $5 silver coins, legal tender in The Cook Islands, featuring the face of Go Nagai’s iconic Super Robot, are being offered as … Continue reading

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Attack on Titan Nendoroid

I’m most fond of cute things which shouldn’t be, which is why I’m exuberant about the signature giant monster from Attack on Titan getting a figure in the Nendoroid line: It certainly supplants the Death Note and Symphogear Nendoroid figures as most inappropriate use of chibi style. … Continue reading

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Ryuhei Kitamura teases Versus follow-up…again

Director Ryuhei Kitamura knows where his bread is buttered, which is why he’s been teasing a sequel/remake/Americanization of his 2000 breakout zombie-vs-yakuza hit Versus periodically ever since its initial release. His latest statement came out this week, during promotions for his … Continue reading

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Pacific Rim convention footage

Warner Bros just posted their Wonder Con trailer for Pacific Rim. It’s the most exciting trailer for the film yet.

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Sadako 3D 2 trailer

Quickly following the licensing news for America getting Sadako 3D, the teaser trailer for its sequel has hit. Sadako 3D 2 (ugh) hits theaters in Japan on August 30th, and hopefully will inspire just as many bizarre promotional campaigns as … Continue reading

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Japanese media adaptations from Hollywood big-names round-up

Three tidbits of interesting live-action adaptation news: 1) Fresh off of his upcoming big screen movie version of Hiroshi Sakurazaka’s novel All You Need Is Kill, actor Tom Cruise is already attached to star in another movie based off a … Continue reading

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Transformers getting another anime

It seems that the upcoming Transformers Go toy line is getting an anime adaptation, the first Japanese Transformers cartoon since 2000. Unlike the US-made Transformers cartoons, the Japanese series have had a pretty good track record when it comes to … Continue reading

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