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Siliconera Ishaan

UPDATE: The game will feature a separate “jump” button, unlike the Wii version, which used “up” on the D-Pad or analog stick for jumping.   Following our reveal earlier today, Aksys have officially announced the PlayStation Vita version of Muramas...

Siliconera Ishaan

Siliconera can reveal that Aksys Games are publishing Muramasa: The Demon Blade for PlayStation Vita in North America.   In Japan, the PlayStation Vita version of Muramasa: The Demon Blade is being published by Marvelous AQL.

2-volume omnibus release to include color pages, extras from original Japanese version North American publisher Vertical confirmed with ANN on Tuesday that it will release Iqura Sugimoto's manga adaptation of Mamoru Hosoda's Summer Wars film.

It's up front season, which means TV networks are letting prospective advertisers know what to expect for the year to come. In the case of Cartoon Network, their preview of the year to come came with the bad news for super hero fans that Young Jus...

A sequel to the live-action film adaptation of Mari Yamazaki's Thermae Romae manga going into production for next year. The film's main cast members, including star Hiroshi Abe as a Roman who time-travels from ancient times to modern Tokyo via bat...

Remember last August when Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game was gearing up to add online multiplayer, before being delayed shortly after? Well, it's back with a new release date on Xbox Live Arcade, where it will launch on February 6.

Crunchyroll is adding more anime to its growing catalog of titles, and today January 29, 2013 at 5PM PST, both seasons of Arakawa Under the Bridge will be available for viewing.     This much loved and off-kilter anime adaptation of the manga by H...

Siliconera Spencer

Arc System Works is making Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R for PlayStation Vita. We saw a build of the game at Tokyo Game Show, but so far the title has only been announced for Japan.   Since it’s Guilty Gear we figured it would be localized, pe...

Siliconera Ishaan

Last year, Capcom released a Mega Man social game for iOS devices in Japan. Titled Mega Man Xover, the game melds a whole bunch of Mega Man history into a single game that plays conveyor belt-style, with Mega Man running through stages automatically.

Question: Many of my friends in America apparently don’t get mecha series. They either don’t care, or just don’t get it. All they know are Seed and Wing. But they do like stuff such as Pokemon. So in my mind, I am differentiating between “Western ...

2nd volume originally slated for this spring The official website for the Code Geass: Akito the Exiled video series announced on Tuesday that the second volume has been delayed from this spring to this summer.

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

Before there was Macross, before there was Gundam, there was Yamato. Space Battleship Yamato (called Star Blazers in the West) is the original space opera anime and a cornerstone of anime popular culture in Japan.

Media Blasters has revealed its acquisition of domestic home video rights to the 2009 Fight Ippatsu! Jyuden-chan! ! television series. The risqué sci-fi comedy from Bow Ditama, the creator of Kiss×sis, revolves around a “charger girl” from another...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Card-based PS Vita game Monster Monpiece features monster girls and inappropriate gameplay. In Japan, the game appears to be a monster hit. I cannot understand why! Compile Heart, the folks behind the title, announced on January 26 that the game's...

7 shops to decorate their Sanders statues in Son Goku costume to mark campagin To celebrate the collaboration between the upcoming Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (Dragon Ball Z: Kami to Kami) movie and Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Japan, seven rest...

Had been looking forward to this new original anime series by Kyoto Animation and adored it from the first episode on. Following the daily life of endearing lead character Tamako, her family and friends at the shopping district, “Tamako Market” is...

The first episode of the original sci-fi adventure CG anime series Doukoku no Nightmare ~ Wailing Nightmare is now online with English subtitles. The original amateur created animation was rendered with the freeware MMD software program.

Siliconera Spencer

The combination of DanceDanceRevolution maker Konami and Kpop group KARA sounds like a match for a music game. But, no KARA Collection is a social game where you collect cards of the singers.   You use KARA cards in missions like talk battles, son...

tokyohive ustar

ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION to hold their 10th anniversary live at Yokohama Stadium by ustar on January 29, 2013 at 7:59 am ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION have announced that they will be holding their 10th anniversary live in September.

The limited Hero Kyōkai Nintei Kanzen-ban edition of 8-Ranger, KANJANI 8's sentai homage film, sold 25,433 copies to top the overall Blu-ray Disc chart. The standard edition debuted at #17 with 3,070 copies.

tokyohive ustar

Model Honda Tsubasa will be taking on her first lead role in BeeTV’s new mobile drama, ‘Gozen 3-ji no Muhouchitai‘. The drama will be based on Nemu Yoko’s popular manga of the same title. Honda will play the protagonist ‘Nanase Momoko’, who works ...

Siliconera Ishaan

  Soul Sacrifice has a release date in North America and Europe. Sony will release the Vita game on April 30th in North America and May 1st in Europe.   Pre-ordering Soul Sacrifice in either territory will get you two extra costumes and three magi...

Tsubasa Honda, Jo Odagiri to star in smartphone series about woman who works for design company Model and actress Tsubasa Honda (2012's GTO, Piece, Tonbi) will star in a live-action drama adaptation of Yōko Nemu's Gozen 3-ji no Muhōchitai (3 a.

Japanator Hiroko Yamamura

Macross creator and all around mecha design god, Shoji Kawamori has lent his hand to some amazing anime, but also cool products. Of course I'm going to fawn over the creator of the VF-1J and some of the original Transformers designs, but the man h...

On Monday,Kodansha's Young Magazine posted images of the xxxHOLiC cafe that celebrates the upcoming live-action television series. Welcome message from Clamp (Left to right, top to bottom) nerikiri (bean paste sweet) & "snow bunny," strawberry chi...

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