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July 31, 2013, 11:30 AM
Siliconera Sato

Square Enix and Sony Computer Entertainment Japan's Play Community held a special Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII event, where various key members of the staff got together to talk about the latest features including equipment customization ...


Nintendo Offers Shiny Legendary Pokémon Through GameStop Pokémon trainers should make a trip down to their local Gamestop, because you can grab some rare Shiny version of 3 legendary Pokémons (Dialga, Palkia and Giratina).

Japanese Rock band UVERworld will release their first single of 2013 on August 14th!

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The fighting game wizards over at developer Arc System Works (Guilty Gear, BlazBlue, Persona 4 Arena) are celebrating 25 years, and the centerpiece of the party is a special arcade stick for PlayStation 3.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

It'sa him, Mario! Witha you, person who just spent almost three grand. As New Launches points out, this 150 cm (4. 9 ft) Mario statue is available on Amazon Japan. It was launched a few years back and is priced at 285,000 yen, which is around US$2...

Masaaki Yuasa & I. G's crowdfunded anime short honored at int'l film festival The official Twitter account for Masaaki Yuasa and Production I. G's crowd-funded animated short film "Kick-Heart" announced on Monday that the short won the Original De...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The Blue Exorcist The Movie is coming to U. S. theatres on 8/17 with a dub featuring the entire English Cast. Ticket buyers will also be treated to a special poster.     Tickets can be purchased at www.

Siliconera Ishaan

GameStop are offering an exclusive pre-order bonus for rhythm game Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F. Pre-ordering the game from them will allow you to avail a Snow Miku 2013 costume and a custom PlayStation 3 theme with ten backgrounds.

* A showbiz representative comments: "There were talks that they were supposed to go on a nation-wide tour in July. The members themselves were talking enthusiastically last May saying, 'We want to see you again at our concert', and, 'Please wait ...

SGCafe KarbyP

When Arc System Works's latest 2D fighting, BlazBlue: Chronophantasma, finally comes home to the PS3 on October 24 in Japan, its release will be accompanied by that of a special ARC 25th Anniversary Arcade Stick that uses full Sanwa Denshi parts a...

Siliconera Sunjun

Spike Chunsoft has revealed a new trailer for their upcoming RPG Conception II. Along with the features that were revealed earlier, this video gives brief glimpses of practically every element of the game, including a certain evil bear.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Black Jack' TV Nearing Goal On Anime Sols, OVAs Could Arrive In Future Posted by Chris Beveridge July 30, 2013 at 04:29 PM Black Jack As of this writing, we're down to the last day or so of Black Jack being produced by Anime Sols through their "k...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Wikia is putting together a really cool collaborative writing project that looks to bring fans and writers alike together with some true manga and anime luminaries. The Masters of Animanga: A Wikia Collaborative Writing Project pulls in the talent...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Last weekend, the Okayama Prefecture branch of the Japan Self-Defense Forces Tweeting photos of recruitment displays featuring a character from Humikane Shimada, creator of Strike Witches and original character designer for Girls und Panzer.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Shiki Mizuchi's 'Dragonar Academy' Set For Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge July 29, 2013 at 12:24 PM Dragonar Academy The Media Factory push to bring more light novels to anime rolls right on as the latest one to make the grade is Seiko...

SGCafe spartanchef

With their recent success during  summer WonFes 2013, Good Smile Company has indeed wowed everyone with their latest line of figures, nendoroids and figmas. During the event, the figure manufacturer didn't just unveil their latest figures but thei...

Japanator Salvador G-Rodiles

I think it's time to blow the scene and get everyone to step together, because the original soundtrack for Cowboy Bebop is now available in the U. S. iTunes store. Sure, there are many people that already own the physical copy, but this will at le...

SeventhStyle Seven

Dengeki G's latest issue contains a brow-raising feature – the magazine offers an arrangement of stills and hype-toiling from Oreimo's second season and the awaiting OVA finale that implies a megane ending.

Kanjani8's Nishikido Ryo will act in the new FujiTV drama "Yorozu Uranai Dokoro Onmyouya e Youkoso", which will be based on the bestseller novel series "Onmyouya" by Amano Shoko. The show will start in October and will air every Tuesday at 10:00 pm.

Kotaku East András Neltz

This here is Saint Seiya Brave Soldiers. The game will cover three story arcs from Masami Kurumada's original Saint Seiya manga while also featuring over fifty playable characters. Bonus points if you can actually tell what's going on in that trai...

Moreos: Oreos With Dunkable Cream Filling Because some men just want to watch the world burn, Redditor EternallyXIII combined Oreos with Dunkaroos (remember those! ? ) and the universe managed to somehow not implode upon itself.

DesmondChieng Desmond

Literally, A Shoulder Bag. I guess wearing the bag like this would increase your defense a bit  ^^; Of Course, you can always wear them the normal way. I'm guessing the red ones will have 3X Storage Capacity (Joke) Saw this at Gundam.

Random Curiosity Guardian Enzo

「モテないし、ちょっといい夢見るわ」 (Motenai shi, Chotto Ii Yume Miru wa) "Since I'm Not Popular, I'll Have a Good Dream" Watamote is quite adept at walking on tightropes, and so far there hasn't been a major slip. Without any question, this is a series that plays...

The limited edition of the Momoiro Clover Z Japan Tour 2013 "5th Dimension" concert DVD sold 8,305 copies to debut at #7 on the overall DVD chart. Yukari Tamura's 17-Sai Da yo? ! Yukari-chan Matsuri! !

SGCafe Zenko (Kyle Oropesa)

Things gets more complex as the addition of a wildcard character who operates Galax is hard to determine whether she's an enemy or not. But from the looks of it she seems to be on the good side and her primary goal is to have a platform where peop...

MVM UK have announced via Twitter that they have acquired the rights to Type Moon's Fate/Zero, a prequel series to 2006's Fate Stay Night. After dropping hints, the rep handling MVM's twitter account confirmed that the video label will be releasin...

After the Idoling! ! ! staff announced they were doing auditions for some new members a few months ago, no one quite knew what to expect. Many fans (including myself) were a little skeptical since the last generation choices involved the fans voti...

Uchouten Kazoku - 04 Say what you will about Uchouten Kazoku, but it's a show that's perfectly comfortable in its own skin. This is a strange series to say the least.   It's not particularly sinister or disturbing, but it seems to have no interest...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Katsuya Terada, character designer on Blood: The Last Vampire and manga artist of the full color Monkey King, seems to be doing a lot of mural work lately. In May, he did one for the Kyoto International Manga Museum.

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