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December 4, 2014, 9:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Has it been that long? Yes, it has. Today, the PlayStation turns twenty years old in Japan. The PlayStation went on sale in Japan on December 3, 1994. It wasn't released in North America and Europe until September 1995.

New information on Psycho-Pass: The Movie has been released. The movie is a sequel to the popular TV anime series, and will release all throughout Japan on Jan. 9, 2015. Up until this point, characters and visuals, scenery of the world and, of cou...


The official website for popular anime voice actress/singer Yukari Tamura today posted a short version promotional video for her upcoming 25th single "Anone Love me Do" with the jacket photos for the two versions, regular and limited.

RocketNews24 Michelle Lynn Dinh

In celebration of 2015, Baskin Robbins Japan has created a special flavor inspired by sheep, this year's animal according to the Chinese zodiac. And while it may not actually taste like lamb, it has enough imagery inspired by the woolen animal to ...

Siliconera Ishaan

Nintendo's own official Gamecube controllers don't work with the Wii U without a special adapter, and when they do, the only game they can be used to play is Super Smash Bros. Fortunately, these restrictions don't apply to the Wii U controllers PD...

Tokyo Girls Update TokyoGirls'Update

Along with the release of the tribute album "Utada Hikaru no Uta -13 Kumi no Ongakuka ni Yoru 13 no Kaishaku ni Tsuite-" (release date :December 9) commemorating the 15 year anniversary of her debut, a director Kazuya Tsurumaki and Studio Khara re...


Crunchyroll’s catalog of anime and J-drama continues to swell in size as the Locodol OVA special is set to begin streaming tonight, while Last Cinderella and Always the Two of Us join the site as well.

RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

It's hard to believe that 13 years have passed since Hayao Miyazaki's classic Spirited Away, otherwise known as Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi, first came onto the world scene. The film holds a special place in my heart for being the first, and to ... jrharbort

The anticipation and long wait is finally over, as Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: Senbonzakura ver. is now available for preorder. Based on the hugely popular Hatsune Miku song uploaded in 2011, the song has garnered over 8 million views on Nicovideo, an...

Haruhichan's blog Frontalspy

The official blog for the digital division of ufotable have revealed a few changes that they will be making for the Blu-ray release of Fate/stay night (2014), one of this season's most stand out and anticipated anime series.

Orends: Range UkiyaSeed

The actor who will play Kamen Rider Mach in the Kamen Rider Drive TV series is finally revealed! The actor's name is Yu Inaba (Kimi to Boku). Inaba wil play the role of Gou Shinjima aka Kamen Rider Mach, Kiriko's brother in the series.

Siliconera Spencer

Today, PlayStation turns 20 and Sony Computer Entertainment Japan unveiled a special PlayStation 4 to mark this milestone, the 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 system. This limited edition console has a color scheme reminiscent of the PsOne and it h...

The Sun Rising Blog Michael Vincent

Take a look at this new trailer for Kamen Rider SummonRide, which features the theme song "Break the World" Part of the video, courtesy of ANN: Narrator: Can you hear me? Can someone hear me? Oh, so you can hear my voice?

The track list for Utada Hikaru's cover album "Utada Hikaru no Uta" has been released.

RocketNews24 Fran Wrigley

It will come as a surprise to many that the biggest online shopping day in the world is not Cyber Monday, but November 11. China's Singles Day, held on a date made up of auspicious number ones, has evolved into an online shopping bonanza for retai...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sixth 'Shirobako' Anime Episode Pulled From Streaming Posted by Chris Beveridge December 3, 2014 at 05:28 PM I wonder if antacids come in giant-robot-strength doses The sixth episode of Shirobako aired a couple of weeks ago and now the episode has...

Far off in the mountains, the small village Aslarga becomes a hub for adventurers looking for fame and fortune from the Mystery Dungeons. Despite only being announced in Japan a few days ago, ATLUS USA have confirmed that they will be bringing the...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Japanese social game maker Gloops just announced a new role-playing game with a very familiar element. It's not clear if the game makers were influenced by Fez, but the stages and the 2. 5 gameplay mechanic certainly scream Fez, namely in how it's...

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

A factory accident has made one Metroid fan very happy, albeit a couple thousand bucks poorer. An eBay auction for a factory-sealed, defective Samus Amiibo recently ended at $2,500, with an original starting price of $50.


Ah, the 90s. An innocent time in which we all experienced a gradual build to the Attitude era of wrestling entertainment, enjoying all of the finest games Sony's original PlayStation console had to offer along the way.


Viz Media announced a new manga acquisition earlier today, and this time it's another solid dose of horror from Junji Ito, the mastermind behind Uzumaki, Tomie, Gyo, and more. Viz will be releasing Ito's Fragment of Horror in June 2015.

Siliconera Ishaan

  Remember Devil's Third? That's the third-person shooter being created by Tomonobu Itagaki, formerly of Team Ninja. Nintendo announced at E3 this year that they would be publishing the game, and had Itagaki's studio, Valhalla, demonstrate it duri...


Shochiku, the distributor of the upcoming film Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Hoshi Meguru Hakobune (The Starfaring Ark) today posted the first 9 minutes of the film on its official YouTube channel. The all-new film features the three-way battle am...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Sentai Filmworks Acquires 'Dai-Shogun -Great Revolution-' Anime License Posted by Chris Beveridge December 3, 2014 at 04:15 PM With the series showing up on The Anime Network announcement slate, it's no surprise that Sentai Filmworks is now formal...

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

An anime promotional video has been released for Dragon Ball Discross, a new line of disc shape products for Gashapon arcade machines based on Akira Toriyama's Dragon Ball manga. The game itself involves players collecting various discs containing...


Well, that was fast. Following a leaked listing, Atlus confirmed plans to bring the crossover between Etrian Odyssey and Mystery Dungeon to the Americas as Etrian Mystery Dungeon. The two series are blending their styles together on Nintendo 3DS, ...


Anyone with a hankering for a trip back to 2008 can look forward to a digital release of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. The PlayStation 3 entry is finally making its way to PSN on December 16, and will be available to purchase for $19.


It has been officially announced that the limited edition of the upcoming 15th volume of Haruichi Furudate's volleyball-themed manga Haikyu! ! will come with a DVD containing an original anime episode "Lev Kenzan!

The Japanese news site Gadget Tsuushin has unveiled its choices for the Anime Ryuukougo Taishou 2014, or the "Great Anime Buzzword Awards. " The winners are: GOLD MEDAL: 「レロレロレロレロ」("Rerorerorerorero") from JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusad...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'The Testament of Sister New Devil' Anime Premiere Date Set Posted by Chris Beveridge December 3, 2014 at 01:27 PM The Testament of Sister New Devil is moving on to the next phase of promotion from Kadokawa as the anime series is set to be a part ...

Sumire Uesaka:Enma Daiou ni Kiitegoran Posted by Gaki - December 3, 2014 - Dance/Vocal Group, Fresh Music, Idol Focus, Idol News, Idols, JPop, Pure Idol Heart, Video Spotlight - Tagged: Enma Daiou ni Kiitegoran, Hozuki no Reitetsu OAD, jpop, JPOP ...

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