Dragon Ball Z Mod Elden Ring Goku
Another day, another Elden Ring mod, and this one lets you play as Goku from Dragon Ball Z. You start out in his base form and then can transform into his Super Saiyan Blue mode as progress is made in the game. For those who don’t follow the series, Super Saiyan Blue is a transcendence of the Super Saiyan God form by absorbing the powers of a god or through vigorous ki control training with a deity with godly ki.

Realme GT Neo2 Dragon Ball Z Smartphone Unboxing Review
Priced at around $420 USD, the limited edition Realme GT Neo2 Dragon Ball Z is a must-have smartphone for fans of the anime. However, this device isn’t purely for just looks, as it packs quite the punch. Featuring a 6.62-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 870 SoC, up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM, 256GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage, a triple rear camera system, 16MP front-facing selfie camera, and a 5,000mAh battery. Read more for a hands-on unboxing and review.

Netflix Cowboy Bebop Opening Credits
Finally, Netflix has announced a release date for its long awaited live-action Cowboy Bebop series, and it’s November 19, 2021. Developed by André Nemec and written by Christopher Yost, the series stars John Cho (Spike Spiegel), Mustafa Shakir, Daniella Pineda (Faye Valentine), Elena Satine (Julia), and Alex Hassell (Vicious). This reboot was actually teased back in 2017 before being picked up by Netflix a year later, so the 10-episode series could be expanded further, depending on its reception. Read more to see the opening credits and scene shots.

Star Wars Visions Anime Disney Plus
Revealed at Anime Expo Lite this past weekend, the “Star Wars: Visions” anthology is set to be released on September 22nd for Disney+ subscribers. Seven of the top Japanese anime studios collaborated with Lucasfilm for the short films, each expressing their own rendering of “Star Wars” universe with unique animation and storytelling styles. From the very first film, stories told in Star Wars galaxy have counted Japanese mythology and the films of Akira Kurosawa among their many influences.

Gundam Statue Shanghai China
First, there was this life-sized Gundam in Yokohama, Japan. Now, Shanghai has gotten its own version that can be found at Mitsui Shopping Park’s LaLaport in the Pudong New Area. Standing 59-feet-tall, it was built to celebrate the launch of the Gundam Base gunpla store opening. The cornerstone-laying event was held on Monday, while the opening ceremony will be held on May 28 for the public as well as being live streamed on Bilibili. Read more for two videos and additional information.

Lenovo Japan Demon Slayer Gaming Chair
For those who don’t follow manga, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba is basically a series that follows Tanjiro Kamado, a young boy who wants to become a demon slayer after his family is slaughtered and his younger sister Nezuko is turned into a demon. Since it was released in 2016, the series has become one of the best-selling manga series ever, so Lenovo partnered with publisher Shueisha to create a gaming chair. Read more for another picture and additional information.

Japan Godzilla Awaji Island
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Japan already has a 60-foot-tall Gundam robot, and now, they’re following up with a life-sized Godzilla theme park attraction on Awaji Island’s Nijigen no Mori theme park. When completed, it will become the world’s first permanent, to-scale replica of Godzilla, measuring 65 feet tall, 82 feet wide, and 180 feet long. However, the character’s lower body will be “hidden” underground and house several games as well as attractions. Read more for additional pictures and information.

AnimeGAN AI Machine Learning Photos
Researchers from several Chinese universities have developed a machine learning framework, called AnimeGAN: A Novel Lightweight GAN for Photo Animation, that turns normal photographs into anime-style backgrounds. This AI-powered network combines neural style transfer and generative adversarial networks (GANs) to achieve fast and high-quality results with a light framework, thus helping artists save time when creating the lines, textures, colors, and shadows. Read more for two videos and additional information.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Studio Ghibli
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Studio Ghibli is best known for its animated feature films, television commercials, and video game collaborations, but what if they teamed up with Nintendo for a The Legend of Zelda game? Since that partnership has not happened yet, one fan decided to take things into their own hands by creating a Breath of the Wild poster drawn in the style of the Hayao Miyazaki films. Read more for a video and additional information.