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Anime Evo setsuken

Changes. Changes everywhere. After a two week hiatus, we finally made it back to the world of Zestiria but. . . Wow do things feel different here. I suppose its only fitting that the two episodes that brought us back into the world of Zestiria, ar...

Dazed Dazed

When Katsuhiro Otomo began writing, drawing and serialising the cyberpunk manga Akira back in 1982, who could have known the bloody, mutative tremors he would blast through the world, to shape pop culture as we know it today.

RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Brush up on your flying chariot versus incense chariot tactics with this close-quarters version of the complex Japanese relative of chess. One of the aspects of Japanese culture I always wanted to get in on was the traditional board game of Shogi.

WoodBangers Entertainment Matty Mudshovel

Attack on Titan brings the most shocking, courageous and exhilarating moments of the hugely successful anime to life, following the events of the show's first season and beyond. Taking on the titanic task of saving humankind, players of Attack on ...

The season (or "cour," if you prefer) of anime that began in July is rapidly coming to an end, and ranking site Goo took the opportunity to ask its readers just what late-night summer anime they thought were best.

RockU Mediacraft LittleStar

Taboo Tattoo Overview Seigi Akatsuka saved a homeless man from violent end at the hands of street thugs, and was given a strange tattoo as a gift. Later, he comes to find out the tattoo is a magical ancient weapon, and Seigi is suddenly thrown int...

The GLORIO Blog Irothtin

Yukako - wishing to repair her relationship with Koichi - goes to a fancy, totally-not-a-Stand-user's salon. Iro's thoughts Yukako is most definitely not the best character in Part 4, and that causes this episode to be one of the lower tier ones i...

tokyohive ustar

On August 28, actress Fukiishi Kazue (33) and singer/actor Fukuyama Masaharu (47) announced that they are expecting their first child. Fukiishi wrote on her official blog, "Some of you may have already heard from reports, but please allow me to ma...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

With Nisekoi and Bleach over, it's time to start looking at next generation of Shonen Jump manga. Viz's English edition has been running three-chapter "Jump Start" samples of The Promised Neverland by Posuka Demizu (art) & Kaiu Shiroi (story), Lov...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . August 30, 2016 . 6:00am Bandai Namco shared a look at what they have in store for Tokyo Game Show 2016 next month with a list of titles they'll showcase at the event. Here's a peek from the official website.

Trends in Japan Japan Trends

A new virtual reality attraction brings the world of the Gundam anime series to life in 360-degree vision. After donning a headset and stereo headphones, visitors can experience seeing the world from the point of view of Gundam's gigantic hand.

Siliconera Sato

Key developers of Valkyria: Azure Revolution shared the latest on the upcoming strategy RPG in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine, with some details on the Battle Demo Ver. 2. 0. [Thanks, Hachima. ] Here's a look at some of the highlights from ...

Siliconera Sato

Sony Interactive Entertainment announced that Polyphony Digital's upcoming competitive racer, Gran Turismo Sport, has been delayed after its initial November release dates. The original plan was to release Gran Turismo Sport in November 15 in Nort...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Nintendo has released a new trailer for Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past introducing the Haven, an uninhabited area in the game where you can invite monsters to live. The 3DS remake sees players travel to the past to restore forgo...

While I'm typically one who doesn't like plot problems that revolve around characters completely being oblivious of one another and not doing anything to work things out before the problem becomes a giant cluster of crap, I'll give Mari and Kanan ...

Kadokawa/Enterbrain's bimonthly music magazine CD & DL (download) Data magazine has reported the result of their recent internet research on popular anime songs. It was conducted with 6,956 Japanese males and females (male: 3,819, female: 3,137) i...

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Haruhichan's blog Erik Hrothgar

Even as we approach the tail end of 2016, Nagano-based developer Gust is showing no signs of stopping on their intense release schedule with Atelier Firis: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Journey and Nights of Azure 2 due out on September 29th and...

Siliconera Casey

Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata shared some more footage from the game during a recent Active Time Report in Tokyo. The first video features a fast-paced Chocobo race, while the second is a look at the first couple of minutes from the Japa...

Siliconera Sato

Kadokawa Games announced a new smartphone game called Strarly Girls, a game they're called a "next-generation space training simulation game with Star Girls and G-Gears. " Yoshimi Yasuda, known for his work on Kantai Collection for Kadokawa Games ...

Siliconera Sato

The third and final compilation of Sega's 3D Classics Collection includes After Burner II and Sonic the Hedgehog 2, along with the top title from a survey that was in the previous game, which has yet to be announced.

While it's currently a Japan-only affair, fans of Re:ZERO will be delighted to learn that 5pb. has a visual novel in the works. Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Death or Kiss is coming to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in Japan on March 23, 201...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . August 30, 2016 . 7:45am PlayStation Now's sphere of influence has expanded. The game streaming service is now available on PCs in North America. People can download the app from the official website.

The Gamer With Kids samversionone

Today is the day that Attack on Titan is officially released and with that comes my full review of the North American version of the game. I did a preview post of the game last week that you can read here, and a lot of that will be repeated here a...

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Siliconera Sato

Kadokawa Games released a new trailer for their upcoming strategy RPG with a Japanese mythology theme, God Wars. The publisher also announced that its demo is releasing in Japan on September 5, 2016. The trailer shows us more scenes along with som...

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By Asma . August 29, 2016 . 2:30pm Ubisoft has delivered a closer look at the open world gameplay in their latest Watch Dogs 2 walkthrough. The video shows Marcus driving in the streets of San Francisco, getting outfitted with new clothes at a bou...

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By Asma . August 29, 2016 . 4:10pm The English localization of Akiba's Beat is prominently showcased in a new trailer published by XSEED. The video is the first in a series of character trailers that were previously released for the Japanese version.

A new Girls und Panzer anime project, entitled Girls und Panzer: The Last Chapter, is on the way, according to an announcement at a Girls und Panzer event on Sunday. Aside from a few screenshots, not much else has yet been announced, and it's not ...

The 15th anniversary of revered figure manufacturer Good Smile Company has been going strong, with a video tour of the company's ongoing exhibit surfacing online and allowing those unable to attend the opportunity to observe the event in "360 degr...

Bandai's official online store Premium Bandai and the Evangelion franchise's official store EVANGELION STORE have started accepting pre-orders for "Evangelion Unit-02 Beast G Mode," the new collaboration figure between Toho's Godzilla and the Evan...

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