3 Things We Loved About Netflix’s Ultraman Anime (and 3 We Didn’t)

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This week, Netflix released Production IG’s animated adaptation of Ultraman, bringing one of the most unique takes on the Japanese icon to life in a fascinating new way. Now that we’ve had time to watch the first season, here’s our roundup of what we loved…and a few things that didn’t quite work out.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/3-things-we-loved-about-netflixs-ultraman-anime-and-3-1833790537

All of the Coolest Nerdy Things I Spotted in Tokyo, the Greatest City on Earth

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I recently got back from a two-week vacation to Japan, spending most of my time in Tokyo with stops at Tokyo Disney and Osaka. It was seriously one of the best experiences of my life—mostly because my inner otaku was surrounded by some of the coolest, and cutest, things imaginable. Here are some of the neatest things…

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Bewear Just Became One of the Strongest Pokémon Ever

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Unlike in Nintendo’s Pokémon games where legendary Pokémon are so exceedingly rare that most people question whether or not they actually exist, the unique creatures make rather frequent appearances in the franchise’s anime television shows and films, where they’re featured as being integral parts of special stories.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/bewear-just-became-one-of-the-strongest-pokemon-ever-1833582082

Crunchyroll Is Raising Its Prices for the First Time

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While Netflix continues to add more anime to its streaming offerings, Crunchyroll remains the top dog of streaming anime providers. However, in order to maintain its lead and offset the increasing cost of running a streaming business, Crunchyroll is instituting its first-ever price hike.

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https://gizmodo.com/crunchyroll-is-raising-its-prices-for-the-first-time-1833500837

Levius’ First Teaser Will Make You Wanna Punch Something

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In Haruhisa Nakata original Levius manga, a young boy who loses his arm (along with his mother and father) to an ongoing war finds the strength to go on after he gets involved in the world of competitive cyborg boxing. Armed with a technologically-advanced prosthetic, Levius has what it takes to become great at the…

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