Interest - August 2014
- Funimation Challenges Other US Distributors To Participate in Ice Bucket Challenge ()
- Daily Cosplay - Avatar: The Last Airbender's Prince Zuko ()
- Daily Cosplay - Beauty and the Beast's Belle ()
- Mangetsu Man Reminds Tokyoites to Pick Up Their Trash ()
- Paramount Pictures Project Asks Artists to Reimagine Ninja Turtles As Kappa ()
- While Hello Kitty Isn't A Cat, She Isn't Not A Cat, Either ()
- Daily Cosplay - Rise of the Guardians' Tooth Fairy ()
- Hinata Tops Weekly Shonen Jump's Haikyu!! Character Poll ()
- Gundam's Tomino Thinks Young Voice Actors All Sound the Same ()
- Zelda and Animal Crossing Race Into Mario Kart 8 As DLCs ()
- Daily Cosplay - Batman's Harley Quinn ()
- Sanrio Reveals That Hello Kitty is Not a Cat ()
- Osamu Tezuka's Hello Kitty Drawing Isn't So Cute ()
- All-Stars Disney CD Features Voice Actor "Princes" ()
- Daily Cosplay - Corpse Bride's Victor and Emily ()
- Life-Size Haikyu!! Wall Scrolls Make You Part of the Team ()
- Nearly 4,000 Fans Rank the Top Monogatari Characters ()
- Latest Boys-Love Pose Reference Book is Sure to Induce Nosebleeds ()
- Hello Kitty Cosplays As Characters From Hana to Yume Magazine ()
- Kodansha Seeks Fan Art From Around the World For Publication in Japan's Fairy Tail 46 ()
- Fox's Animation Domination HD Pays Tribute to Ghibli With New Video ()
- Get Your Kicks With New Haikyu!! Sneakers ()
- Papercraft Totoro House is a Labor of Love ()
- Daily Cosplay - League of Legends' Annie ()
- Augment Your Gundam Collection with M'Quve's Vase ()
- Hatsune Miku Shares the New Miku Expo LA & NY Theme Song with the World ()
- Prince of Tennis Serves Up Some Justice ()
- JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Creator Araki Takes Part in the Ice Bucket Challenge ()
- Daily Cosplay - The Legend of Korra's Toph Beifong ()
- This Month's Ichiban Kuji Has Insufficient Direction ()
- Encouragement of Climb Encourages Fans to Climb with Custom Hiking Outfits ()
- Fuji TV Finally Starts Promoting Odaiba New World in English ()
- Tokyo's Kanto Area Crowns Its Hottest High School Boy ()
- EVA Air Discontinues Hello Kitty Flights to Los Angeles ()
- Yuruyuri's Namori Draws Fanart of Sailor Chibi Moon ()
- Hello Kitty Crossplays for Koei's Neo-Romance Game Event ()
- Get Cozy Beneath The Covers With Uta-Pri Sheets ()
- Male Gymnasts Don't Need Maneuver Gear to Fly High in Attack on Titan Routine ()
- Space Brothers, AKB48 Founder, Others Take the "Ice Bucket Challenge" ()
- Akihabara Fans Vote For Favorite Silver-Haired Heroine ()
- Show Your Super Sonico Love With A 40-cm Figure ()
- Decepticon Maserati Driver Heading to Court ()
- JAPIC Offering 2 Month Stay in Tokyo for International Animators ()
- Fan-Ensemble Pays Tribute To Sailor Moon With Symphony Concert in New York ()
- Weta Workshop Shows Off Its Godzilla Concept Art ()
- Character Breads Puts the "Pan" In Lupin III ()
- Rock Out With Color-Coordinated Uta-Pri Nail Polish ()
- "No More" Piracy Mascots Get Lottery Prizes ()
- Mini Nyanko-Sensei Steals Food From Tiny Spoons in Natsume's Book of Friends Accessories ()
- Pizza Hut Japan Launches Their Pizza Cat Campaign, With Lots of Cat Videos ()
- Man With A Decepticon Maserati Pulled Over For Impersonating Police ()
- Introducing Clearasil's New Mascot: Kagerou Project's Momo Kisaragi ()
- Chubby Chocobo Plush Is As Round As He Is Adorable ()
- Mandarake Shoplifter Finally Turns Himself In ()
- Locodol Anime Hosts Uogokoro-kun Dance Contest ()
- 35-Year Gundam Saga Projected Onto Life-Size Gundam Statue ()
- Photo Feature: Comiket 86 Cosplay Gallery - Day 2 ()
- New Nagisa Figure Takes a Ride on Iwatobi-Chan ()
- Rooster Teeth's RWBY Heads To Japan ()
- Comiket x Red Cross Blood Drive Expands To 41 Prefectures ()
- Hello Kitty Is Watching Over Us From Space ()
- Japanese Job Recruitment Website Uses Sailor Moon Song Parody for TV Spot ()
- Photo Feature: Comiket 86 Cosplay Gallery - Day 1 ()
- Comiket 86 Merchandise Super Guide! ()
- Japanese Pork Gets Bishonen-Laden Online Manga ()
- Banpresto Shows Off Sword Art Online II Lottery Prize Figure Prototypes ()
- Felt Crafting Gets Bonus Cute Points With Natsume's Book of Friend's Nyanko-Sensei ()
- A Certain Scientific Railgun is Having a Soccer Showdown with Girls und Panzer ()
- Own a 20-Piece Sailor Moon Pin & Charm Collection ()
- Yokohama's Pikachu Invasion Is Teaching Us There's No Such Thing As Too Many Pikachus ()
- Hatsune Miku Teams Up With Tokidoki For Limited Edition Merch Coming This Fall ()
- Japanese Mobile Carrier's Comiket Plans Include A Terrifying Yowapeda Midousuji Truck ()
- Keep Your Clow Cards in the Official Cardcaptor Sakura Pouch ()
- New Bakumatsu Rock Character Revealed During Akihabara Cafe Event ()
- Break Out Of Your Shell With Bandai's Launching Turtle Toys ()
- Tekken 7 Producer Wants Your Feedback On A New Middle Eastern Character ()
- Honda Shows Off a Knights of Sidonia-Style Motorcycle ()
- Full Line-Up Revealed for Haikyu!! Kewpie Doll ()
- Retailer Is Asked By Police To Not Post Photo of Accused Shoplifter ()
- New Shoes Channel Fashion Sense of Detective Conan, Magic Kaito ()
- Hello Kitty Shows Her NY Pride with Yankees Bobblehead ()
- Initial D's AE86 Swings By Shinjuku with Tofu to Promote New Movie ()
- Animal Boyfriend In-Game Campaigns Make It Easier For Beginners to Raise the Perfect Date ()
- Console Wars Get Real With New Transformers Figures ()
- Heal Your Eyes With Hatsune Miku Eyedrops ()
- A Writer Uncovered Yoshi's Long Lost Name And It's A Mouthful ()
- Mabinogi MMORPG Brings Sword Art Online Event to N. America ()
- Lady Gaga and Babymetal Idols Rock Out ()
- Learn English With Assassination Classroom ()
- Ghost In the Shell Art Exhibit Celebrates 25 Years of Futuristic Suspense ()
- 7-Eleven's Giant Evangelion Figures Sell Out in 2 Minutes ()
- Mario Kart 8 Adds Two More Mercedes-Benz Cars ()
- Godzilla Gets A High-End Plush At Very High-End Prices ()
- Celebrate Summer With Lawson's New Attack On Titan Campaign ()
- Bite Into An Adorable Doraemon Custard Bun ()
- Pokemon Center Online Store Launches with Free Pattern Vivillon ()
- Retail Store Warns A Shoplifter to Return the Goods... Or Have His Identity Exposed Online ()
- 7-Eleven Offers Giant Evangelion Figure for Slurpee Fans ()
- Spice Up Your Gaming Sessions with Street Fighter II Dhalsim Curry ()
- Stand Tall With JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Hoodies ()
- Yokohama's Pikachu Invasion Is Even Bigger Than We Thought ()
- Decorate Your Entire Bedroom With Madoka Magica Curtains and Bedsheets ()
- Snow Brand Coffee Mascot Girls Sing for Caffeine ()
- X Japan's Yoshiki Will Take Your Questions on Twitter ()
- Comfort Yourself On An Anime Woman's Lap with Oculus Rift ()
- Bang Zoom! & Starchild Are Looking For The Perfect Idol ()
- One Piece Takes Over Yamanote Train For 15th Anniversary ()
- Tennessee Titans Guard Chance Warmack Is Totally Down With Anime and Cosplay ()
- Risa Yoshiki Is Very, Very Mad ()
- Twelve Kingdoms Gallery Exhibition and Cafe Open in Tokyo ()
- Renowned Robotics Researcher Ruminates on Japan's Reception of Robots ()
- Team Russia Crowned World Cosplay Summit Champions ()
- Kumamon As Kenshin Is A Fleeting Beauty To Behold ()
- Terror In Resonance Terrorist Group Hijacks Multiple Websites ()
- Legendary Celebrates the Japanese Theatrical Release of Godzilla ()
- Employees of Japanese Mobile Carrier Re-Enact The Yowamushi Pedal Opening ()
- Twitter Comic Illustrates Self-Defense Tactics for All Heights ()
- Shonen Jump Features 3D Girls for the 1st Time in 18 Years ()
- Next Front Line in Battle Against Titans: Chichibu ()
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