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A lot of things come across my desk over at the Japanator office. Oftentimes, it's kind of hard to do a review of a volume 8 of this series or DVD 13 of that one, simply because I don't want to go and buy all the leadup volum...
[As originally posted on Japanator] Hold it! I know you're scrolling past this review because it means you've got to do a lot of reading, but where will you get in life with that attitude? The poor house. That's where. Do you...
It sure has been a crazy week, hasn't it? Looking back, we've been announcing things left and right. I guess we need to crank the awesomeness on the site up to 11 before sending the crew off to Tokyo Game Show, eh?Well, don't...
[As originally posted on Japanator] Browsing through my list of Japanese sites, I came across this story from Famitsu. Apparently the staff from The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi anime will be overlooking production of the Wi...
Listen up, punks. Japantor's New York Anime Fest contest ends in 3 days, on Sept. 10th. If you live anywhere remotely near New York, then you should do yourself a favor and enter this contest. The New York Anime Fest is going...
Its no secret -- Destructoid is a sausagefest, and we love our sausages. Um. Ok, I think I should start over. This is only going to get progressively worse, especially when the topic at hand is Japanator.com: One of the inter...
The other week, over at Japanator.com, we took a look at what life was like with some of the editors. You got to see our porn, TVs, and cats. Well, I figured that we might as well take a look at some more members of the Moder...
Comiket is the mecca for otaku. It's nothing like we've seen before at Otakon or at E3. The mainstay of the con isn't announcements or hands-on -- it's doujinshi. Comiket is a chance for doujinshi circles to show off their la...
Sure, you may be at PAX or on your way there, but there's another con on the horizon that you might want to set your sights on: New York Anime Fest. While it's only in its second year, they're going to have high-end guests li...
To; TophcenteFrom: BradcraftI've finally packed up the car and I'm on my way to Baltimore. Are you ready for the weekend of anime announcements, barely-dressed girls in cosplay, and some Trigger Heart Exelica? This weekend is...
[As originally posted on Japanator] If you're a hardcore arcade play -- hardcore enough to go to Japan to play Virtua Fighter 5 R -- then you're sure to love the latest wave of accessories. They've gone ahead and released a s...
[As originaly written on Japanator]The first time the Japanatorians heard about manga coming to the Japanese Wii, they were a little jealous. But now it seems like Japan is just rubbing it in.Some of the big guys in the Japan...
[As originally posted on Japanator]Announce a world-exclusive anime by a highly-celebrated studio on your download service, and what do you expect to happen? Of course, Sony's X'amd: Lost Memories topped the download charts t...
Toy collectors! Got a lot of figures but you don't know how you should display them? Well then Tomopop has you covered. Check out Qais' guide at the best way to display your figures. On Destructoid, Dale North interviews...
Yes, I know. You're not so much for the anime. You leave that to the guys next door at Japanator. But you don't mind the videogame cosplay so much, right? We've put together a large gallery of the (mostly) videogame-based cos...
Japanator has been at AnimeExpo '08 this past week where a ton of news has been popping up left and right. AnimeExpo has also shown that Dale North is a machine! I don't know how he's doing it, but he's been going nonstop wit...
[As originally posted on Japanator]There's a whole lot going on at Japanator today. Plenty of shakeups in the anime world, what with FUNimation nabbing portions of ADV's and Geneon's catalogs, beefing themselves up a good way...
The Denver airport has sh*t for food. I just scarfed down a horrid beef bowl that cost $11, and now I'm feeling kind of weird. I have to tough it out; I'm on my way to Los Angeles to cover Anime Expo for the fine ModernMethod...
[As originally posted on Japanator] At sister site Japanator, we continue to follow the strange eating habits of the Japanese people, and recently we've noticed that their habits have taken an unhealthy turn. Even their fast ...
[As originally posted on Japanator] Sun Denshi announced plans to distribute digitized manga through the Japanese WiiWare service starting sometime this summer. No fair!The whole thing kicks off with a new, original manga pro...
Sister site Japanator recently ran the story that Project A-Kon, America's oldest anime convention, set out to break the Guinness Book of World Records record for the "Most Video Game Costumes in One Place." We...
[Editor's Note: Japanator Guest Editor Jayson Napolitano conducted this awesome interview with the composer of Speed Racer: The Videogame, Winifred Phillips. Check it out!] With the recent revival of the classic Speed Racer s...
[As originally posted on Japanator] Now, I know that your typical Destructoid reader isn't as up on the world of anime as the kids next door, but I'm sure you'll appreciate the videogame ties in these insane videos. Eith...
There are a ton of Destructoid themed wallpapers in our massive wallpaper collection. This piece above was taken by Charlie Suh while at PAX. You're going to PAX, right? I'm always looking for more wallpapers to add to the co...
For you toy lovers out there, Tomopop's first ever contest is ending this Friday. There are some really great entries so far and looks like it will be a tough to pick a winner. Glad I have no say as I'm torn between this Gund...
An upgrade to this feature has been needed for a little while now and I'm happy to finally reveal the new Network wrap up, version 2 point 0. This feature shall now be known as "ModernMethod Network: This week's sexiest&...
This little awesome animation was created by Jeff Morrice back during E3. It got lost in the chaos of E3 but luckily, I stumbled on it again this past week. On Destructoid, we say blogging is A-OK and drop the most meani...
Dtoider Silverhertz has made this awesome picture (along with two others). Steal the wallpaper sizes at the wallpaper collection page. On Destructoid, Off-Raod Velociraptor Safari came out and we gave people some exclusive lo...
You know what's awesome? Having fangirls is awesome. Take for example this Boobtendo wallpaper that Dtoider pheonix_blood made for me. She totally wants me. On Destructoid, we dealt with the Mass Effect vs. Fox news stupidy i...
Destructoid is like a giant sponge that easily attracts the best artists that have graced the Internets. It's amazing to see all the stuff everyone does and contributes to the site. This past week, Dtoider Ceark has made a co...
It seems that AngelsDontBurn has inspired mid3vol to make her own community video. If you make a community video, then definitely expect it to be featured here whenever possible! On Destructoid, we covered CES and there are e...
Dtoider AngelsDontBurn has a very special New Years message to everyone at Destructoid. Also, I think ADB is on crack. On Destructoid, Microsoft is going to give away a free XBLA game and Chad was on Attack of the Show a...
This awesome little Destructoid Toy was made by Dtoider ekoala2002 who has a rather nice little custom toy collection worth checking out. On Destructoid, we announce our game of year as well as picking the best YTMNDs of the ...
Merry Christmas and merry whatever to the rest of you. Another week at Destructoid ends so here's the weekly recap of some of the more interesting stories of this past week.On Destructoid, Duke Nukem Forever showed its ugly h...
 Let this be a warning to you all. If you have a really embarrassing video of yourself, Ron Workmeng is going to find it, blog about it, and then I'm going to come across it and post it with my Destructoid Network post. ...
 I'm a big fan of kaiju films, I'll admit. I don't get to watch a ton of them, but when I do, I have a blast. Like this past weekend, where I watched Mothra vs. Godzilla. Apparently the best way to defeat Godzilla is to ...
Yes, I'm totally recycling the photo I used from YTMND Thursday. It's way too epic to not use again. Anyway, on Destructoid we saw leaked photos and information from the upcoming Street Fighter IV game. On Japanator, Manga i...
What an interesting week it has been here in the videogame world! Look at how this drama affected Destru ... Cashwh0re! Other than that, Virtualgirl continues to impress with her Weekly Cosplay on Japanator, TheGoldenDonut ma...
I thought I would wrap up the Destructoid Network this week by highlight all the promoted stories that the Community members that did an excellent job on. You all were amazing and it was great working with all of you. Don't b...
On Destructoid, Colette talked about the Difficulty Arc and how it makes people want to throw their cars at their T.V.s. On Japanator, we brought you all the breaking news on the potentially catastrophic live action Dragon Ba...