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While the earliest known Japanese animation dates to 1917, and many original Japanese animations were produced in the ensuing decades, the characteristic anime style developed in the 1960s - notably with the work of Osamu Tezuka - and became known outside Japan in the 1980s. Continue reading to see more strange (yet real) anime translations that can't be explained.

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For those who love coffee and anime, these latte masterpieces are just what you've been looking for. They were created by barista Sugi, who only started taking up the hobby a year ago. She uses only toothpicks, chocolate syrup for the dark areas and cocktail syrups for the other colors. Continue reading for two videos, more pictures, and additional information.

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There's one thing only Dragon Ball Z fans would do with their phones, and that's setting the wallpaper of two handsets as the fusion of Goten and Trunks. According to the Dragon Ball Wikia: "Gotenks is the immensely powerful result of Trunks and Goten successfully using the Fusion Dance, and the first fusion character to be seen in the Dragon Ball series." Click here to view the first image in this week's WINS gallery. Continue reading for a video of a mind-bending street artist.

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It's that time again, time for another round of awesome gadgets and accessories that you might want, but probably don't need. Starting off, we have a 7-foot-tall Gundam robot that was made with 750 sheets of paper by Taras Lesko. Continue reading to see more.

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What do you get when you combine anime / manga characters with real-life objects? These ultra creative images by Lowra of deviantART. They range from simple things like eating chocolate (above) to more interesting scenes, like a character popping out of a book. Continue reading to see them all.

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This Totoro Cosplay Cloak is basically a snuggie that's designed for anime fans. It's made from a combination of polar fleece / polyester and is great for cold weather, or just frigid air-conditioned rooms. Product page. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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You haven't seen Dragon Ball Z in all its glory, until you've seen these awesome flipbook battle episodes by YouTube user "etoilec1" from France. Some of them include Gohan vs. Janemba, Broly vs. Vegeta, and more. Continue reading to see them all.

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For those who only use computers to surf the internet, and nothing else, PowerPoint is basically a commercial software presentation program developed by Microsoft that was officially launched on May 22, 1990. This talented artist proves that it can be used for much more than just presentations. Click here to view the first image in this week's demotivational poster gallery. Continue reading for a video of the world's fastest piano juggler.

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First there was the Gundam Cafe, now a real-life anime cafe, called "Kigurumi Cafe t.t.t", has opened in Japan, one where waitresses wear full-body suits and creepy plush heads to bring these fantasy characters to life. For those who live in the are, the cafe has now begun accepting reservations for Fall 2012. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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As anime fans already know, My Neighbor Totoro is a famous 1988 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. It took home the Animage Anime Grand Prix prize and the Mainichi Film Award for Best Film in 1988. Now, fans of the series can sleep on Totoro, literally, with this geeky bed / sleeping bag. Product page. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a video of a parrot with the most adorable voice ever.

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