Top 25 Anime of Winter 2013

1. Love Live!

2. Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai NEXT

3. Little Busters!

4. Minamike Tadaima

5. Psycho-Pass

6. Tamako Market

7. Magi

8. Zetsuen no Tempest

9. Ore no Kanojo to Osananajimi ga Shuraba Sugiru

10. Vividred Operation

11. Zettai Karen Children: The Unlimited – Hyoubu Kyousuke

12. Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo

13. Robotics;Notes

14. Shinsekai Yori

15. Kotoura-san

16. Yama no Susume

17. Chihayafuru 2

18. Mangirl!

19. Ixion Saga DT

20. GJ-Bu

21. AKB0048 Next Stage

22. Cuticle Detective Inaba

23. Amnesia

24. Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East

25. Senran Kagura

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CVOTD: Leipziger Buchmesse LBM 2013 Cosplay Video [HD]

Cosplay Video of the Day

Leipziger Buchmesse LBM 2013 Cosplay Video [HD]

Steam’s Early Access Lets You Play Games Before They’re Finished

Here’s the official press release:

March 20, 2013 — Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal, and Team Fortress) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), today announced the addition of an Early Access section to Steam’s library of over 2,000 titles.

Steam Early Access titles allow the community to get involved early and play select titles during their development. The goal of Early Access is to provide gamers with the chance to “go behind the scenes” and experience the development cycle firsthand and, more importantly, have a chance to interact with the developers by providing them feedback while the title is still being created.

To support the interaction between Early Access players and developers, Steam offers easy and automatic updating of games, letting developers iterate quickly to respond directly to bug reports and feedback from customers. And, like all Steam games, Early Access players will be able to interact with other players, making it easy to create and share screenshots, tips, and in-depth guides.

“A lot of games are already operating as ongoing services that grow and evolve with the involvement of customers and the community,” said Sean Pollman of Badland Studio. “Greenlight helped us raise awareness for Kinetic Void, and now Steam Early Access will let us continue the development of our game while gathering crucial feedback, input and support from the steam Community.”

The first titles coming to Steam Early Access are:

  • 1… 2… 3… KICK IT! (Drop That Beat Like an Ugly Baby)
  • Arma 3
  • Drunken Robot Pornography
  • Gear Up
  • Gnomoria
  • Kenshi
  • Kerbal Space Program
  • Kinetic Void
  • Patterns
  • Prison Architect
  • StarForge
  • Under the Ocean

via Steam’s Early Access Lets You Play Games Before They’re Finished.

Baka and Test: Anime Review

First, a few words about the title: the full Japanese title is Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu, which translates to Idiots, Tests and Summoned Beasts. Funimation, for whatever reason, released it under the half-translated and just odd-sounding Baka and Test: Summon the Beasts. I don’t normally comment on what title a show gets released under, but pointless half translations like that annoy me. Just wanted to get that off my chest.

At Fumizuki Academy, students are divided into classes by their academic ability, based on an exam at the beginning of the school year. Those who do the best go into Class A where they have downright luxurious facilities in the classroom. Those who do a little less well go into Class B where they merely have very good facilities. Class C get nice facilities, Class D get average facilities, Class E get lousy facilities. And then we’ve got our heroes, Class F; a pack of morons who get really crappy facilities.

Akihisa holding a cushion

Our hero, complaining about his seat. Yes, it’s just that cushion.

Via Baka and Test.



via Baka and Test.

Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn make relationship public | Tulsa World

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Sports has a new power couple. Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn confirmed they’re dating.

Two months after rumors began circulating in Europe, Woods and Vonn posted separate items on their Facebook pages Monday afternoon to announce their relationship. The posts include photos of golf’s 14-time major winner and the Olympic and World Cup downhill ski champion.

“This season has been great so far and I’m happy with my wins at Torrey and Doral,” Woods said. “Something nice that’s happened off the course was meeting Lindsey Vonn. Lindsey and I have been friends for some time, but over the last few months we have become very close and are now dating.”

“I guess it wasn’t a well-kept secret but yes, I am dating Tiger Woods,” Vonn said on her Facebook page.
Original Print Headline: Woods, Vonn admit to dating


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The Impact of Environment on a Child’s Growth

The Impact of Environment on a Child’s Growth.

via The Impact of Environment on a Child’s Growth.