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Rejoice, otaku, for the utopia that is the 2D world is much closer than we thought. All it is is a matter of shading, if the jaw-dropping work of Gunpla builder Mumumuno is anything to go by.  The champion builder has co...
I've never been that much into model-making, Gundam or otherwise, so I've never had much of a reason to pay attention to commercials for the things. Then again, if they're all as cool as Bandai's new ad for an upcoming ...
It's actually funny: For as much access as North American anime fans have to Japan's pop culture output these days, there really are some things that are still difficult to find over there. For example, it's easy to get your ...
If you've been around the internets since the late aughts, you might remember Hard Gay Razor Ramon, known as Masaki Sumitani. A comedian/wrestler, Hard Gay terrorized people by trying to help them with his risqué antic...


Eriko Sato, easily one of my favorite idols of all time, has released her latest photo book in over a decade. Time's not often kind to an aging model, but Sato, who turns 32 later this year, has managed to maintain her stunni...
The goodies celebrating the 30th anniversary of Super Dimension Fortress Macross have't stopped yet, and there's a hot new commercial to sell you the business. Sure, there's a gazillion model kits ba...
Namco Bandai's upcoming PS3/Vita action game, Gundam Breaker, is looking pretty damn neat. Rather than just recycle the same Gundam formula for the nth time, the developers are mixing it up a bit. Literally. Instead of actua...
The live action version of Space Battleship Yamato comes out early next month and a 15-meter model of the titular ship will pop up in the Akasaka Sacas area of Tokyo. According to the article posted on Cinema Today, the model...
Have you been watching Angel Beats? It seems like everyone I talk to lately has been. So when you watch a show, and you like it, you think, "Oh I'd really like a collectible figurine" or something, right? Wrong...
It seems that you can't call So Ra No Wo To "Yui goes to war" anymore, because AkibaBlog has reported sightings of a K-On! themed ita-tank model on display at Kaiyodo.The World War II-era Panzer tank model was festo...
If you're a Gundam plastic model enthusiast like me, you're probably well aware of the woes associated with trying to find Gunpla overseas. Models that would normally cost $20 or so in Japan can often double in price due to i...
I can't believe that I'm writing up a piece of news about Leah Dizon instead of our own Dale North, considering the hardon he has for her, but hey, I don't mind. If he sees it later and faps to the picture I chose, that's goo...