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Crunchyroll Humberto Saabedra

  If you remember back a month ago, I reported on the Narcissu Steam Greenlight campaign that was hoping to achieve two goals: offer the visual novel with an officially sanctioned English translation, and offering it for free, to keep within the w...

Siliconera Spencer

The next Final Fantasy game coming to smartphones is Final Fantasy VI. Square Enix has a port of the Super Nintendo game slated for release on iOS and Android this winter.   Instead of giving Terra's tale a full remake like Final Fantasy IV, this ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Bravely Default is just now making its way to Europe this week, but a sequel is already in the works for the Nintendo 3DS RPG. Announced in this week's Jump, Bravely Second is destined for 3DS at some point in Japan.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Takeru Satoh, who returns as political assassin turned wandering swordsman Himura Kenshin in next summer's Rurouni Kenshin - The Kyoto Fire and The Legend's Conclusion, posted a new photo from the shooting of the sequel's finale on his official site.

RocketNews24 blaine

You better watch out. Having a credit card with Idolmaster characters plastered across the surface is good enough to get you arrested in the U. S these days. That is precisely what happened to a Japanese Twitter user's father on a recent trip to L...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Yesterday we posted a little tease for Masashi Kishimoto's original character in Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution, along with news that the fighter will be heading to Europe in 2014. Shortly after, and to no one's surprise, Namco ...

Zooming Japan zoomingjapan

As most of you know, I'm a "castle hunter". I love exploring Japanese castles and I've recently cracked the 'magic 100 mark'. That means I've visited over 100 Japanese castles. Have I been to all Japanese castles yet?

VAMPS Live 2013 Los Angeles Pre-Show Interview Today is a very special day because VAMPS is going to play an awesome show tonight at the House of Blues in Los Angeles! Not only am I super excited for that, but I am also excited to present to you g...

Fans of Kuroko's Basketball can now smell like two of the series' characters. . . and we don't just mean the stench of old gym socks and sweat. Premium Bandai is taking pre-orders for two new scents, Atsushi Murasakibara and Seijuro Akashi.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The second 2014 issue of Weekly Shonen Jump announced that a new Naruto Shippuden anime special called "Kakashi Anbu Chapter ~The Shinobi Who Lives in the Shadows~". This special will air on February 6.

Crunchyroll Scott Green
Crunchyroll Scott Green

Kenji Itoso, a unit director on Satoshi Kon's unfinished Dream Machine, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund Christmas anime Santa Company. After attempting to finance it on his own, Itoso hopes to get at least $50,000 in crowd funding to c...

Siliconera Spencer

After all of those flashbacks to other mothership Tales games, Namco Bandai's Tales of teaser site… led to another countdown. But, wait! We will actually find out what the next Tales game is on December 12.

Nihongogo Jeremy Suskin

Tweet Pin It The fog covering Atlus earlier in the year has lifted and it's nothing but clear skies for the beloved Persona franchise. Atlus, recently acquired by Sega, has announced they've sold 700,000 copies of Persona 4: Golden all around the ...

Mikufan.com jrharbort

Kohatan from Good Smile Company has announced what will be the first official Snow Miku Figma, which has been largely anticipated by fans everywhere. The Figma sculpture is based largely on the Miku Figma 2.

Siliconera Ishaan

Originally posted May 15th, 2013 on Impress Watch. Translated by SEGA. Siliconera is coordinating with SEGA to share these in-depth interviews about classic games like Sonic the Hedgehog and Altered Beast.

RocketNews24 Jessica

We all do it, and we've all been irritated by others doing it: walking while checking something on your phone. You know that it's dangerous, but when you are in a hurry and need to check an urgent mail or see if anyone liked your witty status upda...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Third 'Wizard Barristers' Anime Promo Surfaces Posted by Chris Beveridge December 4, 2013 at 01:51 PM Wizard Barristers It's been a couple of weeks since we had anything new on Wizard Barristers, but now Pony Canyon has brought out a new promotion...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The latest installment of Square Enix's Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII behind-the-scenes series takes a look at the work of character designer Tetsuya Nomura. With a deep history ranging from Final Fantasy VII character designer to director...

Premature Lock Seeds From Helheim Forest Will be Made Into a Toy Fresh from the farm, recent toy catalog scans reveals new Lock Seed releases that will soon be ripe for the picking. Be forewarned that these Seeds represent spoilers from the show…l...

Idolminded Thennary Nak

Recommended Jpop♂ Reading: December 3, 2013 Thennary's Picks Tegoshi Yuuko continues on to put a shame on the female population – aramatheydidnt By now I would not be surprised if Tegoshi cross-dressed in his own free time as well.

SGCafe spartanchef

Madoka Magica is clearly one of the hottest anime titles around right now and it seems that even the celebrities love it. In a recent handshaking event, fans got a huge surprise when all five AKB48 members scheduled to show up during the event dre...

Anime Evo setsuken

Opinions (A-): As we near the last few episodes of the series, things are really starting to ramp up now. We even get some long overdue battle sequences, and while they are brief, they are an upgrade from what we've seen so far.

  The team at North American video game publisher Aksys Games have announced that over the next couple of days at least, they will be holding a digital download sale for a number of their titles. If you are interested in picking up any of their ba...

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Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

We’ve officially lost track of how many advertising campaigns Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has been a part of since her debut with 2011's PON PON PON song and video, but the results are always enjoyably strange.

METANORN Tag Team

Dec4 Aladdin has no idea how to read a map. I know what you are thinking! Wait Fosh is reviewing Magi this week with Kara? ! Yes I do enjoy Magi and I have been reading the manga so I kind of know where things are going, but I am just covering for...

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

「リターン×ト×リタイヤ」 (Ritaan x and x Ritaiya) "Return x and x Retire" I don't think there's any doubt Palm drew the short straw when the jobs were handed out for this mission. It's remarkable, the transformative effect Gon and Killua have on Hunter X Hun...

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Right now, how terrified would you be if we told you that Shimizu Corporation, one of Japan's largest and most powerful engineering and contracting conglomerates, is in the planning stages for a project to send a team of robots to the moon in orde...

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