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December 23, 2012, 11:00 PM
December 23, 2012, 11:00 PM

When it first hit arcades in 1995, Street Fighter Alpha was a strange and welcome treat--it was a Street Fighter game done in a bright, animated style, with fast-paced battles reminiscent of the Street Fighter II anime movie.


Have you ever wondered what it would be like to delve into a virtual reality, where your mind controls your own avatar in an immersive, three-dimensional world? Virtual gaming has always been a thing of science-fiction, rarely addressed in the ani...

RocketNews24 Steven

Well it looks like the end of the world theory based on the prophecy of civilization that couldn’t predict its own demise turned out to be bunk.  What better way to celebrate than with adorable videos of a 7-year-old Japanese girl dancing in public?

Hear ye! Hear ye! Crunchyroll’s secret society of elite shock troop commandoes known as “Crunchies” is now accepting applications for new members!     What exactly are the Crunchies? Well, I can’t say too much… It is a secret society after all…but...

Everyone's getting in the spirit of the Blue Bomber's 25th anniversary, including Shane Newville of Rooster Teeth (Red vs. Blue). Newville took the models from Mega Man X8 and crafted a short film showcasing a day in the life of X, which, as one m...

tokyohive Shiso

Kyary Pamyu Pmayu has announced the schedule for her first world tour in 2013! This world tour, titled “100%KPP WORLD TOUR 2013“, is her first solo world live tour. She will make a stop in Belgium, France, UK, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, USA, ...

You are in the Ikebukuro area for a very short period and are looking for a one stop to cover all your anime needs - where do you go? The answer is Animate - their new flagship store in Ikebukuro is 8 floors filled to the brim with anime goodies.

The production company Marvelous AQL revealed at its Jump Festa booth this weekend that Kaio: King of Pirates, the upcoming Nintendo 3DS action game from Mega Man co-designer Keiji Inafune, has an anime project in the works.

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

Announced back during this year's Tokyo Game Show, Kingdom Hearts 1. 5 HD ReMIX is a PS3 HD remaster of Kingdom Hearts Final Mix and its sequel Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories—as well as a collection of CG cutscenes from Kingdom Hearts 358/2 D...

Japanator Kristina Pino

In case you, like me, enjoyed Haganai (shortening for Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai) and are anticipating the new season starting in January, it's commercial time! There is a short teaser which was posted up by Crunchyroll featuring a new song perf...

tokyohive Shiso

On December 22nd, it was reported that Manga-ka, Kubo Tite best known for his manga series “BLEACH“, got married. It was announced via a comment he made on the handouts at the “Jump Festa 2013” that is being held starting on the 22nd.

tokyohive Shiso

A trailer for upcoming anime film “DRAGON BALL Z : Kami to Kami (Battle of Gods)” has finally been revealed! This is the 18th movie of the “Dragon Ball” series, and the first release in around 17 years since “DRAGON BALL Saikyou e no Michi” was re...

JEFusion GekiDan

Making their first appearance in the upcoming team-up film Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters vs Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger THE MOVIE, the latest Japanese magazines featured the 37th Super Sentai series, Juuden Sentai Kyoryuger (獣電戦隊キョウリュウジャー) for the first t...

This year's Jump Festa has already been host to plenty of trailers and announcements, and the latest concerns the next Naruto anime film project. Details are scant at the moment, but the 10th movie has been announced, and is set to launch in 2014.

JEFusion GekiDan

Debuting during Kamen Rider Movie War Ultimatum, the latest images for Kamen Rider Wizard's secondary rider, Kamen Rider Beast had already surfaced online. His civilian identity is Kousuke Nitoh. Kamen Rider Beast's actor is Tasuku Nagase (永瀬 匡).

We got an early look at Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII just the other day, but Square Enix has since officially debuted the trailer at this year's Jump Festa. The result is actually a little bit different, with some remixed audio and extend...

I'm not normally one to bother with downloadable costumes, but Capcom's latest Resident Evil 6 offerings have me more tempted than ever. A new series of outfits for a variety of characters brings vivid flashbacks of the PlayStation Resident Evil d...

In commemoration of the release of One Piece Film Z in Japan, Japanese pair jewelry brand White Clover has started offering new silver accessories featuring the four main characters of the series, Luffy, Chopper, Zoro, and Brook.

Fans love to ponder which fictional characters would win in fights if it really came down to it, and thanks to fan films we can take those theoretical throwdowns to a whole new level. Brett Driver's latest pits Uncharted's Nathan Drake against Ass...

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