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April 30, 2021, 4:00 AM
Time Out Global Emma Steen

To show you the ins and outs of Japanese anime, Netflix has created its first ever anime ambassador, N-ko Mei Kurono. N-ko isn't your average anime enthusiast - she's a VTuber (that's 'virtual . . .

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge
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SNK has released a new trailer and screenshots for The King of Fighters XV introducing playable character Chris (voiced by Rui Yamasaki). Chris and the previously revealed Y Yashiro Nanakase and Shermie make up the game's fourth fully revealed tea...

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The Switch and PC (Steam) versions of the Falcom-developed The Legend of Heroes: Hajimari no Kiseki will launch on August 26 in Japan and Asia, publisher Clouded Leopard Entertainment announced. The Legend of Heroes: Hajimari no Kiseki first launc...

It seems references are verboten now in anime as the official Twitter account for the currently airing second season of Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu has apologized for daring to include a cameo of virtual YouTuber Usada Pekora, a...

Fans are impatiently waiting for the release of Yasuke anime on Netflix. Well, here's when you can watch the new anime show on the streaming platform. Recently, Netflix has been announcing several . . .

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Total shipments and digital sales for Persona 5 Strikers have surpassed 1. 3 million units worldwide, Atlus announced. Persona 5 Strikers first launched for PlayStation 4 and Switch on February 20, 2020 in Japan, followed by PlayStation 4, Switch,...

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Square Enix has published an interview with Final Fantasy VII Remake co-directors Naoki Hamaguchi and Motomu Toriyama discussing the role of Yuffie Kisaragi in the new "EPISODE INTERmission" included with the remastered release.

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Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced the May 2021 lineup of free games for PlayStation Plus subscribers, which will be available from May 4 to 31. The lineup is as follows: PlayStation 5 Wreckfest (THQ Nordic) - Burn rubber, break rules an...

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Publisher Electronic Arts and developer Respawn Entertainment will release PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series versions of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order this summer with "a number of technical improvements," the companies announced.

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Everyday Today's MENU for EMIYA Family will launch for Switch via the Nintendo eShop on June 2 in the west for $49. 99, publisher Aniplex announced. The Fate/stay night "kitchen adventure" game launched today (April 28) in Japan.

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D3 Publisher and developer Sandlot have released the debut trailer for Earth Defense Force 6, which is due out for unannounced platform(s) in late 2021 in Japan. If you missed our previous coverage, read more about Earth Defense Force 6 here and h...

The Japan Times Roland Kelts

Of the record-high 40 original anime programs Netflix is launching this year, none may be better pedigreed or more timely than "Yasuke," a six-episode series about Japan's only known Black samurai . . .

Top actress Riisa Naka has brought more questionable publicity to the ill-fated Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games. It was recently revealed that she declined being a torchbearer for the upcoming event, shortly after news came out that her husband Akiyoshi ...

Otakultura The Mistress

The legendary composer who breathed life into Doraemon and Dragon Ball's iconic music, Shunsuke Kikuchi, has passed away at 89, JASRAC announced. Various news sources have indicated that his passing was due to aspiration pneumonia.

Siliconera Kazuma Hashimoto

The title is quickly on its way to becoming Capcom's best selling single-platform title. The post Monster Hunter Rise Sales Surpass 6 Million Units Worldwide appeared first on Siliconera.

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Publisher Marvelous and developer Hakama have released a new trailer for Rune Factory 5 dubbed "A Tour with Chief Livia! A Five-Minute Stroll through Rigberth. " Rune Factory 5 is due out for Switch on May 20 in Japan, and in 2021 in the west.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

When Funimation brought out their home video version of Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid back in April 2018, we figured that would be the end of the anime experience for the show since it had been a bit since its original broadcast run.

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"Social deduction fantasy thriller turn-based RPG" Jin Conception will launch for Switch and PC via Steam on May 12, developer Jin Wave Studio announced. The Switch version is newly announced. Here is an overview of the game, via its Jin Wave Stud...

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