Evan Latimer

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Taking After 'Sword Art Online', Oculus Founder Wants to Make a VR Game With Serious Consequences

Having recently departed Oculus after founding the company in 2012, Palmer Luckey has assured the world that he’s still very interested in virtual …

Virtual Reality

Rescuers pluck cats from rubble two weeks after Italian earthquake

Two cats have been rescued from the rubble of Italy's deadly earthquake more than a fortnight after the disaster struck, taking the lives of almost …

McDonald's is trying to recruit more Japanese staff with this bizarre anime ad

The first ad to be released is a classic coming-of-age drama, showing one young woman's journey from nervous novice to confident burger merchant.<p>The fast food company invested heavily in the recruitment drive. It has created eight anime videos with the help of Studio Colorido, according to The Drum …

Anime

Concrete-covered Cat Found on Woman's Doorstep Saved by Emergency Treatment

Concrete powder, which is toxic for cats, had even found its way in to Grant's eyes making, them irritable and difficult to open. Thankfully the little cat is making a good recovery, but vets are concerned that he may have been targeted by cruel persons playing a sick joke. Grant was found huddled …

Monster Musume's Kurusu Kimihito Cast Revealed

The official website of the upcoming anime adaptation of Okayado’s <i>Monster Musume</i> (<i>Everyday Life with Monster Girls</i>) manga has revealed that Junji …

Shimoseka Episode 8 End Card Censored on Tokyo MX

At the end of episode 8 of Hirotaka Akagi’s <i>Shimoneta to Iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai (Shimoseka)</i> an ending card featuring Anna …

15 Iconic Anime Theme Songs

Earworm level: Colossal Titan-sized.

Destiny: The Taken King's Ridiculous Japanese Advert Will Make You Respect Guardians

Whether you're a fan of Destiny or not, there's one thing we can all appreciate together: a kooky Japanese advert. And boy, the commercial Sony is using to promote The Taken King in Japan is quite something.<p>We won't spoil it for you, but it's pretty much everything you could want from an advert for …

Odd Meme: Comparing Anime Cards with Magic the Gathering

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 …

Destiny's Xur has a special treat for you this week: Gjallarhorn

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>If you're playing <i>Destiny</i>, you're probably familiar with Xur, the weekly exotic-item merchant who arrives in the tower on Friday at 5 a.m. ET and departs on Sunday at 5 a.m. ET. If you're a casual player, it can be hard to know where your hard-earned …

Xur Is Finally Selling Gjallarhorn, The Most Powerful Weapon In 'Destiny'

Xur, Destiny’s weekly exotic item merchant, has something special this weekend. He’s selling Gjallarhorn, the near-game breaking rocket launcher that’s coveted by all who have it and lusted after all that don’t. Now, anyone with 17 strange coins can feel the power of wolfpack rounds. Xur can be …

Meet Yaya Han —the internet's most famous cosplayer

Cosplaying is the practice of designing and wearing costumes, typically based on characters from comic books, anime, and television shows. Conventions are held all over the world each year where cosplay enthusiasts come together to celebrate their craft.<p>Han's costumes are legendary. She's become a …

Anime

Jimmy Fallon Spoofs Donald Trump in Hilarious Tonight Show Skit: Watch!

This is huge! Two unexpected guests stopped by <i>The Tonight Show</i> on Monday, Aug. 3, joining scheduled celebs <b>Meryl Streep</b> and <b>Jerrod Carmichael</b>.<p>After his …

Here’s why you should never shine a black light on a used anime character figure

With the unrelenting flow of new animated series produced in Japan, the country’s hyper-otaku could always use some extra cash to pay for the latest …

Anime

Pluto mission: NASA's New Horizons 'phones home' after blackout

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> NASA has re-established contact with its New Horizons spacecraft after a planned communications blackout as the probe completes humankind's first flyby of Pluto.<p>Mission managers who were packed into the New Horizons "mission control" room anxiously waiting to hear from the …

Solar System

Noragami Second Season Character Designs Revealed

The official website for the second TV anime season of Adachitoka’s <i>Noragami</i> manga has announced that Hisako Tojo and Takanori Hoshino will join the …

Nisekoi Manga Takes 1-Week Break Due to Author's Sudden Illness

A notice from the editorial department that Shueisha will publish in the 33rd issue of Weekly Shonen Jump on Monday will reveal that Naoshi Komi's …

Squid Girl Teams Up with Splatoon Inkling

Crossover images revealed<p><i>Squid Girl</i> (<i>Shinryaku! Ika Musume</i>), an anime/manga about a squid with poorly-thought-through plans of world domination, is …

Nisekoi Anime Spin-off and Key Visual Revealed

The official website for the anime adaptation of Naoshi Komi’s <i></i>manga <i>Nisekoi</i> has been updated with a new visual featuring Kosaki Onodera dressed up in …

Friday's the 13th's Masked Murderer Comes to Mortal Kombat X Next Month

Iconic <i>Friday the 13th</i> villian Jason Voorhees will join the Mortal Kombat X roster as a playable fighter on May 5, developer NetherRealm Studios announced on Thursday during a special video broadcast.<p>According to IGN, NetherRealm only confirmed the release date for the masked murderer, but didn't …

Mortal Kombat

Galactic Warfare Shows Us What Star Wars Would Look Like As a Call of Duty Game

Call of Stars: War Duty.<p>Last week's Star Wars Celebration got a lot of folks around the world hyped up for the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront, The …

Call of Duty

Funimation Announces Noragami Anime English Dub Cast

Jason Liebrecht, Bryn Apprill, Micah Solusod lead English dub cast for 2014 TV anime<p>North American anime distributor FUNimation Entertainment …

Nisekoi Season 2 Visual Revealed

The official website of the anime adaptation of Naoshi Komi’s <i>Nisekoi</i> manga has revealed a new visual for the second season of the <i>Nisekoi.</i> The second …

Destiny's animators studied boxing to keep you from getting sick

David Helsby, senior animator at Bungie, shared for the first time publicly some of the secrets behind the first-person animations in <i>Destiny</i>. His talk at this year's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco provides new details on how that game's graceful characters and elegant weapons feel so …

Kotori Koiwai Joins Nisekoi Anime's 2nd Season as Fū

2nd series adapting Naoshi Komi's Shonen Jump manga premieres in April<p>This year's 14th issue of Shueisha's Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on …

The Elder Scrolls Anthology coming to PC Sept. 10

The complete The Elder Scrolls series will be included in a single physical package, <i>The Elder Scrolls Anthology</i>, next month, bundling five PC games, seven add-ons and five physical maps.<p><i>The Elder Scrolls Anthology</i> will include 1994's <i>The Elder Scrolls Arena</i> through 2012's <i>The Elder Scrolls 5:</i> …

'Destiny' Inches Closer To Raid Matchmaking With New Update

If you’re still playing Destiny at this point, there are three major events you aspire to complete each week. The Heroic Strike, which showers you with Strange Coins used to buy Exotic items from Xur on weekends. The Nightfall Strike, an uber-version of the Heroic that will give you actual Exotic …

A Valentine's "Fairy Tail" and a New Anime Visual

Another holiday has come and <i>Fairy Tail author</i> Hiro Mashima's illustrations is as adorable as you'd hope for from his Valentine's art. And, a lot less …

English "Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion-" and Character Designer's Winter Festival Tributes Posted

Aniplex of America has posted a peak at the English dub of <i>Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion</i>-, which is coming to Blu-ray and DVD on April 7th.<p>Puella …