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September 3, 2016, 3:00 AM
Gematsu Sal Romano

Capcom has announced a collaboration with Nintendo to bring The Legend of Zelda-themed costumes and accessories to Monster Hunter Stories. That includes the "Hero's Sword" and "Hero's Shield" for the protagonist, and the horse Epona, as well.

"At that moment, I understood what it means to feel like I'd rather die," wrote a young Japanese woman, recalling the trauma she suffered as a pre-teen, over having sex with a man to earn funds to repay what she thought was a debt.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Today marks the 9th birthday of Hatune Miku - the world-famous Vocaloid virtual idol whose first iteration of software was released on August 31, 2007 - and this year's celebrations include the release of the Hatsune Miku V4X software, a 9th anniv...

Characterised by its infusion of vivid colours, imaginative storylines and vibrant graphics, anime is a distinctive part of Japanese popular culture and an icon of its modern artistry. For Andrew Partridge, director of local festival Scotland Love...

RockU Mediacraft ItchyMonkey

Whenever you hear or read Square Enix, the first thing that comes to mind is the legendary Final Fantasy series that has dominated the JRPG world since time immemorial. While Square Enix has top notch support for consoles, they also have a lot of ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

The 20th anniversary of Pokémon continues in September with the latest mythical give-away. This time, it's a Victini, who is being distributed on the Nintendo Network. Be Victorious with Victini! SEPTEMBER 1-24 |Nintendo Network Add the charm and ...

Gematsu Sal Romano

XSEED Games has released the English version of the Saki Hoshino character trailer for Akiba's Beat, which was released in Japanese in July. Akiba's Beat is due out for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita on October 13 in Japan and winter 2016 in North Amer...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Puyo Puyo Chronicle extended debut trailer Another look at the puzzle action RPG. Sega has released an extended version of the debut trailer for its 3DS puzzle game, Puyo Puyo Chronicle. If you missed it, read up on the game here.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

We knew previously that the spring 2015 anime series Show by Rock! ! was going to come back with a second season, which had the short-form series running ahead of it. Now that we're just about a month away from a lot of shows premiering, the offic...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Following Sanji in August and Sabo in December of this year, selected Japanese retailers (Premium Bandai, MegaTre Shop, Jump Characters Store, Toei Animation Online Shop, Mugiwara Store) today start accepting pre-orders for a 1/8th scale "S.

Kahotan's Blog Kahotan

Today's Main Feature! Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Today I'm going to take a look at. . . Nendoroid Joker: Suicide Edition & Nendoroid Harley Quinn: Suicide Edition! From the movie 'Suicide Squad' that follows the story of dangerou...

The official YouTube channel for Fuji TV's Noitamina block began streaming a second promotional video for the television anime adaptation of Shion Miura's The Great Passage (Fune wo Amu or lit. To Compile A Ship) novel on Friday.

28-year-old anime voice actress Risa Taneda will take hiatus from her activities for a while to take medical treatment for her illness, her agency Office Osawa announced today on September 1. The name of her disease is not revealed.

Siliconera Sato

Sega opened their website for Tokyo Game Show 2016 with a look at some of their titles they'll showcase at the big event starting on September 15, 2016. Below is a look at the list of Sega titles: Puyo Puyo Chronicle - 3DS (Playable Demo, New Trai...

METANORN skylion

Sep1 You can't keep a good Illya down. . . Well, I complained about expositional narration last episode. . . looks like I might have been a week to soon. . . ? But that's alright, let's wrestle this thing.

WOWJAPAN freakpool

ViVid Strike expands the world of Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha into an all-new original anime, which will star two new characters, together with Nanoha and Fate's daughter, Vivio, and her friend, Einhard.

The upcoming "VR Paradise" (a mode that utilizes PlayStation VR) for Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 has finally gotten a PV revealing all the naughty actions that can be performed, all liable to further build the "innocent" bond between the game's beautif...

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Riichi Kageyama's web manga series Kiitarou Shonen no Youkai Enikki (Young Kiitarou's Youkai Picture Diary) today announced its premiere schedule for October 5 and five main voice cast i...

The Hyped Geek Nigel Yap

The spin-off anime for Strike Witches titled Brave Witches will be premiering in Japan on October 5 for the fall 2016 season, according to its official site. Brave Witches like Strike Witches is set in an alternate Earth, where teenage girls who c...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official YouTube channel for 36-year-old popular anime voice actress Nana Mizuki has posted a seven-minute digest video from her upcoming two live DVD/Blu-ray, "NANA MIZUKI LIVE GALAXY 2016 GENESIS/FRONTIER" to be released in Japan on Septembe...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix announced Kai-ri Sei Million Arthur VR, an upcoming VR version of the popular card game that boasts 14 million downloads on smartphone. Here's a first look at the game in work, set for release in Japan in Spring 2017.

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Three-member anime voice actress idol unit Earphones has posted a four-minute music video for their upcoming 4th single "Arakajime Ushinawareta Bokura no Ballad" (Our ballad that was lost beforehand) on their official YouTube channel.

Siliconera Sato

Nintendo will stream a Nintendo Direct presentation focusing on upcoming Nintendo 3DS titles. Watch the stream in the embed below. We'll provide updates during and after the broadcast. Nintendo Direct (US): 7:00am PT/10:00am ET Nintendo Direct (JP...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Mobius Final Fantasy, the smartphone Final Fantasy launched on August 3, has surpassed more than three million worldwide downloads outside of Japan, Square Enix announced. The new coincides with the announcement of a new update launching September 8.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

Just two more months until the release of Pokémon Sun and Moon and the new videos and reveals just keep coming. This new trailer shows off a new Alola form, the Alola Rattata. A couple new Z Moves were also shown for Raichu and Munchlax, which wil...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Nintendo has detailed the game modes set to appear in Mario Party: Star Rush, its 3DS-bound Mario Party game due out on November 4. Mario Party: Star Rush features seven modes, including Toad Scramble, where everyone plays as a Toad, but Mushroom ...

Siliconera Sato

Nintendo announced Tank Troopers, an upcoming 3DS eShop tank game, which releases in Winter 2016. The game features competitive local and online play. More details soon. Read more stories about Nintendo 3DS on Siliconera.

Siliconera Sato

Nintendo revealed Toon Zelda is joining Hyrule Warriors and Hyrule Warriors Legends, along with other new features in the Phantom Hourglass & Spirit Tracks DLC pack that releases today. The DLC features a new playable character with Toon Zelda, a ...

Siliconera Sato

During this morning's Nintendo Direct presentation, the company announced Yoshi's Woolly World for Nintendo 3DS, featuring all the stages from the Wii U version and more. The game adds new features with Poochy, including a new Poochy Pup element.

Siliconera Asma

By Asma . September 1, 2016 . 1:30pm XSEED Games has announced the Ankake developed Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity will be released digitally in North America on September 20, 2016. It will be available exclusively on PlayStation 4 at a listed price of...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Today, a third character preview and round of cast additions has been introduced for fall's Magical Girl Raising Project anime, debuting October 1st. Asari Endou and Maruino's 2012 ongoing light novel follows a miraculous social network game that ...

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