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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 13, 2019 at 20:00.

Track: Bright Eyes | Artist: Anoushka Shankar | Album: Bright Eyes (single)

Track: Bright Eyes | Artist: Anoushka Shankar | Album: Bright Eyes (single)

Track: Bright Eyes | Artist: Anoushka Shankar | Album: Bright Eyes (single)

Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 13, 2019 at 19:30. 2 comments

The Xbox Series X Has Nicknames Like "Sex" And "Butt X"

The Xbox Series X Has Nicknames Like "Sex" And "Butt X"

That didn’t take long! The next-generation Xbox was announced last night, and people online already have nicknames for it.

In the English-speaking world, it’s either being called “Xbox Sex” or simply “Sex,” a shortening of “Series X.”

In Japan, it’s also being called “Xbox Sex” as well as another nickname, Shiri X (尻X) or “Butt X.”

The Xbox has long had naming issues in Japan. The letter...

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 13, 2019 at 18:00. 4 comments

Pokémon Sword and Shield Inspiring Short-Form Anime Adaptation

Pokémon Sword and Shield Inspiring Short-Form Anime Adaptation

A short-form anime take on Pokémon Sword and Shield has been announced. Called Hakumei no Tsubasa (Twilight Wings), it is set in the Galar region of Sword and Shield.

The animation is being done by Studio Colorido, which is best known for feature films like Penguin Highway and Typhoon Noruda.

According to 4Gamer, each episode is five minutes long. The first of seven episodes will debut on...

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 13, 2019 at 17:00.

Himeji Castle. Hyogo Prefecture, Japan

Himeji Castle. Hyogo Prefecture, Japan

Himeji Castle. Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. By Brian Ashcraft | Twitter

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 12, 2019 at 20:00.

Track: Chime | Artist: Lucie, Too | Album: Chime EP

Track: Chime | Artist: Lucie, Too | Album: Chime EP

Track: Chime | Artist: Lucie, Too | Album: Chime EP

Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 12, 2019 at 19:00.

Next spring, Sakura Taisen The Animation will begin airing in Japan from next April

Next spring, Sakura Taisen The Animation will begin airing in Japan from next April

Next spring, Sakura Taisen The Animation will begin airing in Japan from next April. You can watch the debut trailer right here.

Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 12, 2019 at 18:30. 1 comments

People Keep Freaking Out Their Cats With Cat Face Filters

People Keep Freaking Out Their Cats With Cat Face Filters

Face filters can be a good time. Except when you’re a cat, and everything you thought was true is a digital fur-covered lie.

Below are clips of people testing out cat face filters on their feline friends. Some cats look totally freaked out!

The same goes for dogs, it seems. 

Other folks have been trying out different cat face filters to varying degrees of success. Not all cats seem bothered...

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 12, 2019 at 18:00. 2 comments

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition was supposed to be out this year, but has now b

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition was supposed to be out this year, but has now b

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition was supposed to be out this year, but has now been delayed to summer 2020. “We’ve made the decision to adjust the release date to allow the development team some extra time to make final adjustments to the game to make this the best experience possible,” writes Square Enix. 

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 12, 2019 at 17:00.

Feel The Beat. Jeonju, South Korea

Feel The Beat. Jeonju, South Korea

Feel The Beat. Jeonju, South Korea. By Christian Mata.

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 11, 2019 at 19:00. 10 comments

Woman Arrested For Allegedly Making Death Threats To Anime Retailer

Woman Arrested For Allegedly Making Death Threats To Anime Retailer
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Animate is a large retailer of anime, manga, and video games with well over a hundred stores in Japan. A woman has been arrested for allegedly sending threatening emails, including one in which “kill” (殺す...

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 11, 2019 at 18:30.

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin, the upcoming game from the two-man dev team responsible for Astebreed, was

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin, the upcoming game from the two-man dev team responsible for Astebreed, was

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin, the upcoming game from the two-man dev team responsible for Astebreed, was originally supposed to be out this winter in Japan. The release date has been pushed back to 2020. Its US release date is TBA. 

Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 11, 2019 at 18:00. 16 comments

Let's Compare Resident Evil 3 Remake With The Original Graphics

Let's Compare Resident Evil 3 Remake With The Original Graphics

As reported yesterday, Resident Evil 3 is getting a remake. The original game came out in 1999. Since then, lots has changed! Just look at the leap in graphics.

Compared to Resident Evil 2 Remake, which featured very new faces, Resident Evil 3 Remake seems to do a decent job of capturing the spirit of the original character’s physical features.

You gotta wonder what Resident Evil remakes will...

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 11, 2019 at 17:00.

Floating. Tonle Sap River, Cambodia

Floating. Tonle Sap River, Cambodia

Floating. Tonle Sap River, Cambodia. By Vincent Boun.

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 10, 2019 at 20:00.

Track: Blind Leading the Blind | Artist: Mumford & Sons | Album: Sigh No More

Track: Blind Leading the Blind | Artist: Mumford & Sons | Album: Sigh No More

Track: Blind Leading the Blind | Artist: Mumford & Sons | Album: Sigh No More

Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 10, 2019 at 19:30. 19 comments

Full Metal Panic Manga Creator Apologizes After Tweets About Greta Thunberg

Full Metal Panic Manga Creator Apologizes After Tweets About Greta Thunberg
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Over the weekend, manga creator Shouji Gatou took to Twitter, writing what he thought about environmental activist Greta Thunberg. Today, he has apologized, calling his earlier remarks “awful.”

“I hate...

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 10, 2019 at 18:30. 12 comments

Anime Studio Mysteriously Vanished, With Artists Unpaid And Unhappy

Anime Studio Mysteriously Vanished, With Artists Unpaid And Unhappy
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Tear Studio churned out shows like this year’s Why the Hell Are You Here, Teacher!? and last year’s Lord of Vermilion: The Crimson King. And Fragtime, a movie the studio animated, is currently in...

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 10, 2019 at 17:00.

Coming and Going. Kyoto, Japan

Coming and Going. Kyoto, Japan

Coming and Going. Kyoto, Japan. By Brian Ashcraft | Twitter

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 09, 2019 at 20:00.

Track: Texas Sun | Artist: Khruangbin & Leon Bridges | Album: Texas Sun EP

Track: Texas Sun | Artist: Khruangbin & Leon Bridges | Album: Texas Sun EP

Track: Texas Sun | Artist: Khruangbin & Leon Bridges | Album: Texas Sun EP

Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 09, 2019 at 19:00.

A statue of One Piece’s Sanji has been erected in Mashiki, Kumamoto Prefecture in Japan

A statue of One Piece’s Sanji has been erected in Mashiki, Kumamoto Prefecture in Japan

A statue of One Piece’s Sanji has been erected in Mashiki, Kumamoto Prefecture in Japan. Eiichiro Oda hails from Kumamoto and the statue is a sign of support for the prefecture, which was hit by a series of strong earthquakes in 2016.

Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Dec 09, 2019 at 18:30. 21 comments

Hunter X Hunter, The King Of Hiatus Manga, Continues To Be AWOL

Hunter X Hunter, The King Of Hiatus Manga, Continues To Be AWOL

Yoshihiro Togashi is best known for two things: creating Hunter x Hunter and taking breaks from Hunter x Hunter. The last issue this year of Weekly Shonen Jump has been published, and the popular manga was not in it.

Nor is it in the first issue of 2020, which was published on December 2.

The current hiatus began in late November of 2018. This is just one in a series of seemingly endless...

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