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Siliconera Ishaan

Shin Megami Tensei IV is headed to North America, as Siliconera teased earlier this evening. (Congratulations to those of you that guessed right—although no one figured out our “Magi Event” anagram for Megaten IV!

"New generation boy meets girl" anime to air in Japan on April 5 Fujimi Shobo began streaming two television ads on Monday for Date A Live franchise. The first ad features clips from the television anime, and also advertises the seventh volume of ...

JEFusion GekiDan

Similar to what happened to Naruto: Road to Ninja last year, “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods” manages to rank on the 5th spot in the Overseas Box Office Charts, earning an estimate of US$ 7 million on its first weekend alone!

Pierrot animates show of humans vs. metallic beasts with 3DS game this winter CAPCOM announced a cross-media production called Gaist Crusher as part of its CAPCOM Kids Project on Tuesday. CAPCOM is not only developing Gaist Crusher as a Nintendo 3...

Takuma Morishige's manga about intricate self-distraction maker was 5th Manga Taisho Award nominee The latest wraparound jacket band for Takuma Morishige's Tonari no Seki comedy manga revealed that an anime has been green-lit.

Kahotan's Blog gscmikatan

ACE! ACE! ヽ(゚∀゚)ノ A big thanks to everyone who came by our booth at the Anime Contents Expo at the Makuhari Messe last weekend! Anime Contents Expo, also known as ACE! Many of these events get shortened to acronyms… the Tokyo International Anime F...

JEFusion GekiDan

Bandai Namco Games started streaming web advertisement for latest Mobile Suit Gundam game for the PlayStation 3, “Gundam Breaker”. The latest promo showcases the game's features, with the narration from Gundam G's Domon Kasshu.

Japanator Elliot Gay

There was never any doubt in my mind that Atlus would bring Shin Megami Tensei IV to North America sometime this year. While the Persona series has seemingly eclipsed it in terms of overall popularity, the Shin Megami Tensei games are excellent an...

tokyohive ustar

Ieiri Leo has revealed the jacket covers, track list, and trailer for her upcoming single, “Message“. “Message” was performed live for the very first time on March 17th during her live at Akasaka BLITZ.

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

There is no doubt that Dragon Ball is a world-wide phenomenon. Outside of the original manga, there have been several TV series in addition to the many original video animations. But beyond all that, there have been 17 Dragon Ball movies released ...

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Following November's announcement that Nagian and 10ka Takei's supernatural harem comedy light novel series Kanojo ga Flag o Oraretara (She Folds the Flag) was set to be adapted into anime, the project's key staff now been revealed.

akinari-kun

Being the huge Sword Art Online fan I am, realizing that the creator of the entire SAO franchise would be featured as a guest at Sakura-Con 2013 made me absolutely ecstatic. Not only did we get a chance to interview Kawahara Reki at the convention...

North American publisher Seven Seas Entertainment confirmed with ANN on Monday that it will release Kenichirō Takaki and Amami Takatsume's Senran Kagura: Skirting Shadows manga starting in November. The manga is based on the Senran Kagura ninja ac...

Compile Heart's Hyperdimension Neptunia RPG series is getting ready to make the leap to anime, with David Production's adaptation set for a summer debut. The show features Masahiro Mukai (episode director on shows like Inu X Boku Secret Service an...

Jupiter / リリース情報 On December 20th of the last year the Band Versailles stopped their activities after their last live at NHK Hall. Now it has been announced that following members of Versailles, who mostly had been a part of the band for 5 years, ...

Earlier today Square Enix popped up a teaser site celebrating ten years. Of what, you ask? Well, the link is currently down, but that doesn't mean this isn't an important date in the company's history.

Alafista

After a successful invasion of Okinawa, Darth Vadar has continued his invasion on the freezing Sapporo. This is part of the promotion for Tokyo Disneyland’s new Star Wars attraction.

New film from Marvel, Madhouse to ship in N. America on April 16 Entertainment news site IGN posted a new English trailer for Marvel and Studio Madhouse's Iron Man: Rise of Technovore film on Saturday.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

April Fool's Day is definitely a thing in Japan. And here is a round-up of some, certainly not all, of the country's internet pranks. Many of them are either game or geek related things, but not all of them.

Behind the Scenes of a Rock Lee Anime Spin-Off FightSee how episode 51's battle went down By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 4/1/2013 The super-deformed Naruto spin-off, Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals, may be cute, but i...

JEFusion GekiDan

The official website for the drama anime series Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day started streaming the film's first trailer, along with a special video and a new promo. The compilation film will be a retelling of the anime series' story in Menm...

Having mostly ended, the best anime of the winter 2013 season have been thoroughly voted on by viewers – with a slight upset in place for Niku fans, and the expected mild drubbing for Kyo-Ani’s minimum opus… The ranking: 1.

This is the month for Compile Heart's RPG series, Mugen Souls, which will enjoy a new release on PlayStation 3 in the form of Mugen Souls Z. Last time, we saw some of the Hyperdimension Neptunia characters that are making their way into the game, ...

In what's surely thanks in part to a solid showing at PAX East, indie NES-style platformer Shovel Knight has been fully funded over at Kickstarter with 12 days to go. Developed by Yacht Club Games—a studio formed by former WayForward staff—Shovel ...

Grasshopper Manufacture and Kadokawa Games teamed up for more madness from Suda51, the mind behind games like No More Heroes and Shadows of the Damned. So far the result, Killer is Dead, is looking like the kind of wild experience we've come to ex...

While we usually bring news on Japanese pop culture, such as anime, manga, and other otaku culture, to the world, it goes without saying that this is not Japan's only forte. Japan has surprised the world on many occasions in the field of technolog...

Earth Star Entertainment's Comic Earth Star magazine began streaming the promotional video that formally announced the anime adaptation of ESE and Kiyohito Natsuki's Sekai de Ichiban Tsuyoku Naritai! (Sekai de Ichiban Tsuyoku Naritai!

Siliconera Ishaan

Eidos Montreal and Square Enix have released a new trailer for the upcoming Thief game in development for PC, PlayStation 4 and other next-generation consoles. The cinematic trailer shows the game’s protagonist Garrett performing one of his tradem...

[Video] Mirai Melancholic – Dance video released 0 Posted by Sir - April 1, 2013 - Entertainment, FEATURES, Specials, VIDEOS, Virtual Live Danny Choo just released this great Mirai dance video! From Danny’s facebook, this video is the MMD model of...

Within a Flash of Lightning Lightning Sabre

I'm back from Sakura-Con! And I'm really, really tired! So here is my first post for Sakura-Con. . . The loots! Unfortunately I didn't buy much from the con. . . I'm so into Persona 4 lately, so I got this Teddie/Kuma plushie that has a zipper whi...

During the final episode that was aired last week, a special TV announcement revealed that Magi’s side story ”Sinbad no Bōken” will now become a full manga series. Sinbad no Boken will published as a full manga series formally on May 8 on Weekly S...

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