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January 9, 2014, 1:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In Japan, Kyoto Prefectural Police have arrested a 28 year-old man. His crime? Allegedly forcing an elementary schooler to play Grand Theft Auto against the child's will. According to reports in MSN Japan and Yomiuri Online, the suspect, a 28 year...

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

W-What is this…? ! (((゜д゜;))) Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I must admit I'm still stuck in holiday mode a little… but that's not going to stop me from bringing everyone some new Snow Miku information!

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...

Siliconera Ishaan

Kojima Productions are working on a "Super Confidential Project" according to Metal Gear Solid director Hideo Kojima.   Earlier tonight, Kojima teased via Twitter: "An experimental progress presentation and meeting for Kojima Productions' 'Super C...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Tamsoft's hostess dating simulation series will continue with Dream C Club: GoGo, which was previously announced for spring. Now D3 Publisher has the PlayStation 3 entry set for a more specific April release in Japan.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Crunchyroll Adds 'Inside Me' Manga Simulpub Series Posted by Chris Beveridge January 7, 2014 at 01:00 PM Inside Me Crunchyroll continues to slowly but surely add more manga titles to their lineup and they've announced the addition of Boku wa Mari ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Soul Eater Not! ' Anime Cast, Staff Detailed Posted by Chris Beveridge January 8, 2014 at 05:23 PM The latest issue of Monthly Shonen Gangan isn't out until Saturday but some pages from it are now out there and that means the cast and staff for S...

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...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

If you feel like going on a vicarious crime spree dressed as psuedo-Cloud or faux-Miku, Saints Row IV is now ready to hook you up. An "anime" themed DLC pack promises to offer you "the fantasy of Eastern cultural happiness.

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...

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.

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!

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 ...

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...

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

With Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger getting closer to its finale, Yomiuri Online reports new details about the show's next plot twist, King's dad becoming KyoryuSilver. It is revealed that in the show's 45th episode, which will air on January 19th, King ...

JEFusion Magnum

The promotional video for the game Bokujō Monogatari: Tsunagaru Shin Tenchi (Ranch Story: Connecting New Worlds) for Nintendo 3DS has bagun by. . .

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

Art by kaizeroexitNovelist Kaworu Kurosaki, the wife of Rurouni Kenshin creator Nobuhiro Watsuki revealed that her husband is making a Rurouni Kenshin spin-off manga based on the villains. This was revealed in her Otakon Vegas panel last Friday.


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.

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...

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...

The clothes shredding shinobi action of Senran Kagura persists with the announcement of "Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson" for the Nintendo 3DS – with most of the attention focused on its intimately detailed clothing battle damage sysem.

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.

Cuddle-up with San-X's laziest mascot, Rilakkuma! San-X is joining Sanrio in the mascot-inspired sofa trend. San-X's Rilakkuma (a pun on the word relax and kuma (bear)) will get his own sofa for 197,400 yen (~US$1889).

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...

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...

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.

JEFusion UkiyaSeed

The principal photography of the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film sequels ended last December 27. The filming for the films started on July 1,. . .

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...

It's been almost three months since the arrival of the PS4 and all goes well, the console is quiet, powerful with a very high potential but there is a problem, there are no games. Thank goodness Thief is coming …    Can't wait Like this: Like Load...

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