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An Ode to the Late, Great Anime Auteur Satoshi Kon

Satoshi Kon, who passed away from pancreatic cancer at 46 on 24th August, 2010, was, to me, the boldest and most distinctive creator of Japanese …

Anime

Fluance Fi70 Bluetooth sound system review: A gorgeous conversation piece

I don't like to gush in reviews; it comes off a bit tacky, and this is supposed to be an objective look at a piece of technology, but heed this …

Roman is a cloud pharmacy for erectile dysfunction

“When I was 17, I experienced erectile dysfunction.” My interviews with startup founders rarely start so candidly. But to destigmatize the business of his new company, Roman, and empathize with customers, Zachariah Reitano is getting vulnerable.<p>“I think in a good way I’ve become numb to the …

Startups

The best entertainment tech of the year

Ted Cavanaugh<p>Technology<p>Are you not entertained? You will be if you spend some time with these gadgets.<p><i>This article is a segment of 2017's Best of What's New list. For the complete tabulation of the year's most transformative products and discoveries, head right this way.</i><p>Signature TV W<p>Unofficially …

An absolute beginner's guide to World of Warcraft

Jumping into World of Warcraft for the first time can be daunting. I learned this the hard way when I reviewed Warlords of Draenor in 2014, but I did …

LastPass updated with Material Design UI, free premium upgrade for Galaxy S6 owners

LastPass, a popular password management app, has just undergone a major update, incorporating Google’s Material Design elements into the user interface. Not only that, but LassPass has announced that a free Premium upgrade of the app is available for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge customers.<p>Users …

Material Design

The hidden cost of playing as a woman, as explained by a 12-year-old

The team at NPR's Planet Money, originally a crack team assembled to help make sense of the global financial crisis, does some amazing work exploring the weird financial world we live in. But it took a 12-year-old girl to enlighten them to the hidden economics of gaming as a woman, and with her …

Digital Storm's New Bolt 3 PC Another Great Argument For Compact Gaming Systems

I remember reviewing Digital Storm’s original Bolt PC and being largely impressed by its custom chassis and tiny footprint (it was 3.6 inches wide) but also feeling like the designers made a couple compromises in thermals and acoustics to achieve that. Flash back to the present, and Digital Storm …

FIFA 15 explains changes to thwart scammers and coin sellers in Ultimate Team

EA Sports says the steps it has taken to keep cheaters, scammers and coin resellers out of its <i>FIFA 15</i> Ultimate Team mode have shown "positive signs" in the two months since they've been implemented. Still more are coming to the game's "Transfer Market," where soccer players are traded for the …

Your Xbox One Can Now Teach You English, Spanish

Language learning software company Rosetta Stone has launched its latest product, but it might not be what you expect. The company has released a free Rosetta Stone Xbox One app called "Discover Languages" that aims to help people learn English or Spanish from the comfort of their couch.<p>"Playing …

PhotoMath Brings Its Awesome Math Equation Solving App To Android

PhotoMath is a nifty little app. You point your phone camera at a math equation, and it will give you the answer and show you all the steps to solve this particular equation. Following its huge success in the App Store, the app is coming to Android.<p>When I first played with PhotoMath before the team …

Production Companies for "Okusama ga Seitokaicho!" Anime Adaptation Announced

Ichijinsha's official page for Yumi Nakata's <i>Okusama ga Seitokaicho! (My wife is the student council president!)</i> comedy manga has announced the …

Manga

Doga Kobo's Original TV Anime "Plastic Memories" Premiere Set for April 4

The official website for Dog Kobo's upcoming original TV anime <i>Plastic Memories</i> today announced its premiere schedule in Japan. The news was also …

Anime Trending Character Rankings of Summer 2014 - Week 1

Starting this week, <i>Anime Trending</i> has opened their character voting poll as side-category voting. Here you can vote for your favourite male and …

J2 League, Animators combine forces for “Ani x Soccer”

An upcoming collaboration between the J2 League, the second division of the Japan Football Professional League, and the creative teams of <i>No-Rin</i>, <i>Amagi</i> …

"A Boring World Where the Concept of 'Dirty Jokes' Does Not Exist" Anime Staff Listed

Ahead of the February 18th release of Hirotaka Akagi's eighth <i>Shimoneta to Iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai - Manmaruban (A Boring World</i> …

Anime

"Outbreak Company" Manga Series Has Ended

The manga adaptation of popular light novel series <i>Outbreak Company - Moeru Shinryakusha</i> has come to an end after running in the 49th issue of …

Save $20 on a TurtleCell retractable headphone case

A quick bit of housekeeping, cheeps: I'm traveling this week, so Cheapskate updates will be few and far between. Needless to say, if you find deals worth sharing in my absence, feel free to crowdsource the comments section till it's overflowing.<p>Now, then. I'll admit I had my doubts about today's …

Aimer to Perform Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works (TV) Season 2 Opening Song

The official Twitter account of ufotable has revealed that Japanese female pop artist Aimer will be performing the opening theme song for the …

Anime

"Food Wars!" Anime Adds Cast

Next week's issue of <i>Shonen Jump</i> is set to announce the voices for four more student/chefs in the spring TV anime adaptation of Yuto Tsukuda and Shun …

Witchcraft Works, Blast of Tempest Creators Launch New Works in Shōnen Magazine R

Motohiro Katou also starts new Q.E.D. series in magazine launching on April 20<p>Kodansha revealed its first round of manga on Friday that it will …

Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku TV Anime Cast Revealed

The latest issue of Animedia has revealed the first cast members of the upcoming anime adaptation of Last Note.’s <i>Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku</i> (<i>Mikagura</i> …

The "Most Wonderful" Anime of 2014

Reader poll time! Japanese website <i>Anime Anime</i> (via <i>Otanew</i>) polled seven hundred of its readers, asking them to name the most splendid anime of last …

Eero is a little white box that aims to change Wi-Fi forever

Would you spend $300 on a carefree Wi-Fi network?<p>Linksys, D-Link, Netgear, and Belkin. Those are the brands that most consumers choose when it comes time to set up a home Wi-Fi network. But no matter which product you buy, getting wireless internet working in your home — your <i>entire</i> home — can …

Check Out All Six Japanese ‘Terror in Resonance’ Anime Release Covers

Posted by <b>Chris Beveridge</b><br>January 29, 2015 at 11:05 PM<p>Terror in Resonance<p>With the release of the fifth volume of <b>Terror in Resonance</b> (aka Zankyou no …

Few Anime are as Fun as Amagi Brilliant Park

Some anime get the adrenaline pumping. Others tug at the heartstrings. Some are mindless adventures while yet others make you think. And then there …

Poll: The Best Anime of 2014

Hey there all you TAYers, Ani-TAYers, and everyone else who have stumbled across this post. <i>Kotaku East</i>'s Richard Eisenbeis here. As the year comes to …

"Working!!" Anime Season 3 Site Launch and "Working!! x Servant x Service Festa" Blu-ray Sketch Countdown

The Blu-ray of last summer's Working!! x Servant x Service Summer Festa event was released on December 24th, followed by the 13th and final …