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January 9, 2014, 7:00 AM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The ridiculous Senran Kagura series is getting a cooking-themed rhythm game for the PS Vita. The game's animated opening could be the most mental thing you'll see all day. Titled Deka Mori Senran Kagura, the game is headed to the PS Vita this Marc...

Newest entry in farming simulation franchise ships on 3DS on February 27 MarvelousAQL began streaming a promotional video for the Bokujō Monogatari: Tsunagaru Shin Tenchi (Ranch Story: Connecting New Worlds) 3DS video game on Sunday.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Hero Bank' Game Lists Planned Anime Adaptation Posted by Chris Beveridge January 8, 2014 at 03:33 PM Hero Bank While 2014 has a lot of different things going on, there's definitely a growing push for the game to anime adaptation that comes from e...

Siliconera Sato

Planner, Town Planner, and Battle Algorithm Planner. "Planner" is generally the Japanese game industry equivalent of "designer".   All three planner positions require experience in their respective fields.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Last December, From Software announced it was rolling out a Dark Souls themed cafe. Yesterday, it opened in Tokyo. Let's have a look inside. The Dark Souls Cafe is a collaboration between the game's developer and Australian-themed eatery OZ Cafe.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Remember the Dark Souls café we posted about last month? Thanks to Dengeki Online we now have a better set of visuals than some crummy food pics. The Nishi Azabu-area Dark Souls II hyping establishment is now open, offering fans a chance to dine i...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Captain Earth' Anime Cast & Staff Revealed Posted by Chris Beveridge January 8, 2014 at 02:22 PM Captain Earth It's always fun as we delve into a new season that at the same time we get a lot more promotion and insights into what the next season ...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Today we start off with Rensouhou-chan! ♪ But I think everyone would rather have this part in focus! Today I'll be taking a look at… figma Shimakaze! She will be up for preorder from tomorrow, the 8th January!

Visiting Japan, one thing that everyone notices right away is the large number of vending machines… Of course, the most common are those selling soft drinks, coffee, beer, ice cream or snacks, but you can also find some vending machines selling pe...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Sgt. Frog' Anime Gets Premiere Date Posted by Chris Beveridge January 8, 2014 at 11:37 AM Sgt Frog Announced as going into production in December, the new flash based anime series based for Sgt. Frog has gotten a premiere date of March 22nd on An...

Siliconera Ishaan

Marvelous AQL have released a teaser trailer for Dekamori Senran Kagura, a downloadable "cooking-rhythm" game headed to the PlayStation Vita in March. The teaser is actually the game's opening movie.     Dekamori Senran Kagura is developed by Mete...


Full house for the final show of LOKA's international tour, on December 20th, at Shimokitazawa Garden. LOKA Live Photos Full house for the final show of LOKA's international tour, on December 20th, at Shimokitazawa Garden.

RocketNews24 Philip Kendall

We see a lot of weird stuff on the internet, but corn snacks made to taste – and fizz, no less – like the carbonated soft drink Mountain Dew are undoubtedly the oddest thing to happen since millions of adults across the globe simultaneously lied t...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Perhaps, this gentleman is biting a door handle. Or perhaps, he is eating a door handle made of chocolate. In Japan, "sokkuri sweets" ("sokkuri" or そっくり means "looks like") are deserts and confectionaries that look like other things.

NIS America has announced that they have acquired the license of Chronicles of the Going Home Club for the North American market, and that a retail release is planned. Crunchyroll and Hulu have the title available for streaming.

Siliconera Ishaan

Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson is coming to the Nintendo 3DS, this week's issue of Famitsu magazine has confirmed.   Like Senran Kagura Burst, the sequel will be a side-scrolling 3D action game (or a brawler, if you prefer), and is being developed ...

The 64th annual NHK “Kohaku Uta Gassen” (Red and White Singing Contest) on New Year’s Eve received a record-breaking television rating of 44. 5%, the highest ever in the last 10 years.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

According to Japanese gaming mag Famitsu, Capcom's free-to-play Onimusha Soul is heading to a new home on PlayStation 3 in Japan. The strategy-RPG was previously confined to browsers, and features characters from the PlayStation 2 Onimusha titles.

Case Closed manga artist remains tight-lipped about other details Gosho Aoyama, creator of the perennially popular manga series Case Closed, returned to his hometown, Hokuei, on January 4 to answer questions from around 400 fans in what has become...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

24-year-old singer May'n has posted a short version promotional video for "Lose My Illusions," the leading track from her upcoming 4th album "NEW WORLD. " The 12-song album also includes 6th single "Chase the world" (Accel World OP), "Aozora" (BTO...

Anime Aura Amber Fetch

J. C. Staff brings us Witch Craft Works, a supernatural romance about an average boy and his witch protector. Not a lot to report on this one.   Honoka Takamiya is an average high school boy who just so happens to sit next to the most popular girl...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

NIS America has started adding Chronicles of the Going Home Club onto Hulu, which means they've revealed that they have the license to the show, something that wasn't known before. The show was part of the summer 2013 anime season which was simulc...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Stop, Baron time! Mai ended up discovering another rip to the mysterious forest and is now trapped in it. Thankfully, Kaito aka Armored Rider Baron is around and ends up helping Mai find a way out of the forest.

Crunchyroll Patrick Macias

Today’s volley of new anime announcements comes to a close with word that Wizard Barristers, the newest project from Yasuomi Umetsu, of Kite and Megazone 23 Part II fame, will begin streaming soon.


Jan7 Are you ready fools! ? The second mecha anime of the winter is finally out and damn I really excited for this one because I can kind of tell that Buddy Complex was not well received which leaves me to ask if Nobunaga the fool is going to be b...

「星」 (Hoshi) "The Star" For those of you who follow my posts from season to season, this choice of show may come as a surprise. I normally do romance or comedies–that much is true–but the sheer combination of characters in this show have convinced ...

Hunter X Hunter 2011 - 111 After 111 episodes of brilliance - and a preview full of spoilers - Hunter X Hunter can still utterly surprise me.   That's brilliant writing and direction, plain and simple.

Nihongogo Garry MacKenzie

Tweet Pin It This week's featured releases come from Especia, Idoling! ! ! and Iwasa Misaki. Especia – "Ya. Me. Te! / Adventure Wa Giniro Ni" We're kicking things off this week with Especia who are releasing their second single, and also jumping o...

FUNimation Adds Buddy Complex, Nobunagun, and No-Rin AnimeTwo of the three series now streaming By Joseph Luster Be the first of your friends to like this. Posted 1/7/2014 FUNimation brought three more series to its streaming lineup this week with...

The GLORIO Blog dragonzigg

Anime Original by Bones USA Broadcast Saturday, 11:30 p. m. EST on Cartoon Network Simulcast on Funimation, Hulu Premise Dandy is a dandy. In Space. Together with his trusty robot sidekick QT, he hunts aliens.

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