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February 2, 2018, 10:00 PM
RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japan's most famous snack food steps into spring with this limited-time seasonal flavor. Just about every year since I moved to Japan, I've gotten lulled into a false sense of security once we get past the midpoint of January.


Get ready FMA fans! The Fullmetal Alchemist live action film that was released in December 2017 is coming very soon to Netflix. The film is included in the list of incoming titles for February and is listed as a "Netfilix Original".

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The Virtual Currency Girls hit their first major snag in their dream of a cryptocurrency utopia. A major theft at the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck caused the service to shut down completely and left the idols holding the empty bag.

Nissan Motor Co. will take over as main sponsor of the popular TV anime "Sazae-san," sources said. In November, struggling electronics and machinery maker Toshiba Corp. announced plans to quit as main sponsor of the Fuji Television Network Inc.

Siliconera Sato

Sega released a new trailer for its upcoming tactical RPG Valkyria Chronicles 4, and it focuses more on showing us parts of the world along with a look at some of its key characters. In case you missed it, you can check out our previous report for...

GameSpot Kallie Plagge

Universal Studios Japan will be holding a dynamic 4D attraction called "Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon: The Miracle 4-D", which features an original story! From Mar. 16 to Jun. 14, the attraction will immerse fans into the romantic universe of Sailor...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With Hulu getting a bit more attention with some of their original projects these days there's more opportunity for anime distros to get their properties in front of some new viewers. Aniplex USA has brought a new title to the service this month w...

GoBoiano Media Baam Amaam

The industry has lost another studio as Studio Wanpack announced that they will be closing down following the death of their found Koji Yamada on January 2. The Osaka based studio never served as an anime's headliner, but they played a vital role ...


BRATS rock back into action. . . Rock outfit BRATS have released the video for new song 'Kimarigoto' proving the rock trio still have the chops to deliver a powerful tune. The track is a new studio recording of a live song (which had also featured...

Upcoming show's English-subtitled 14-minute prologue video streamed Sunrise opened a website on Friday to reveal Gundam Build Divers, a new television anime series in the Gundam Build Fighters franchise that will premiere on TV Tokyo and its affil...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Kadokawa and Japanese talent/voice actor agency Production Ace have jointly launched an open audition for new "singing idol voice actresses. " Its first prize winner will belong to the agency and take lessons for acting, singing and dancing (fees ...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night Japanese limited editions trailer Featuring President Tanaka. Atlus has released a new trailer for Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 3: Dancing Star Night featuring series rec...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Asami Takamori, Chibutoritsu / Kodansha / Megalo Box Project We've had a few bits here and there since it was announced last spring that the Ashita no Joe property had a new project in the works for the spring 2018 season with Megalobox.

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Snow Miku will once again highlight this year's Sapporo Snow Festival, and they are launching plenty of celebrations. With her new Red-crowned crane theme, Snow Miku 2018 is getting set for her big event later this month with a new theme song.

While it's still just tentatively known as Gintama 2, the sequel to the live-action Gintama movie now has a release date. The movie's website recently updated to announce plans for an August 17 premiere in Japan.

Gematsu Sal Romano

Sony president and CEO Kazuo Hirai steps down Transition in management announced. Kenichiro Yoshida, the current Director, Representative Corporate Executive Officer, Executive Deputy President, and Chief Financial Officer of Sony Corporation, has...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official Japanese website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Sui Ishida's Tokyo Ghoul:re dark fantasy manga series announced two additional voice cast today: Mamoru Miyano (Light Yagami in Death Note) as Shu Tsukiyama and Yu Kobayashi (Sa...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Square Enix announces high-speed competitive mecha action game Starwing Paradox for arcades Play it at Japan Amusement Expo 2018. Square Enix has announced Starwing Paradox, a new "high-speed competitive mecha action" game due out in Japanese arca...

Siliconera Sato

Dragon Ball FighterZ released in the West on January 26 and Bandai Namco announced that it is already the fastest-selling Dragon Ball video game to reach the 2 million milestone in shipments and digital sales.

Gematsu Sal Romano

Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology demo available now, DLC schedule announced Launch edition unboxing video also released. A demo for Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology is now available for 3DS via the Nintendo eShop, Atlus announced.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . February 1, 2018 . 9:00am Mobius Final Fantasy has been crossing over with other Final Fantasy games, bringing their heroes and jobs into the title. Final Fantasy VII has been one such collaboration, and it is happening again.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . February 1, 2018 . 8:48am Red Dead Redemption 2 finally has a release date. Rockstar Games will be releasing it on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 26, 2018. In a new post on its official newswire, it announced the date and rev...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Waka Kakitsubata / Kadokawa A new anime adaptation was announced last November for the manga Akkun to Kanojo and now some new details have surfaced for it. The latest comes in that we now know that the series is set for the spring 2018 season in...

Siliconera Sato

Marvelous released a new trailer for Fate/Extella Link, where we got another look at the recently revealed Francis Drake, Astolfo, and Scathach along with the protagonist Charlemagne. In case you missed it, you can check out more on Fate/Extella L...

Siliconera Sato

Koei Tecmo uploaded another big batch of Dyansty Warriors 9 character action trailers. Today we have Dong Zhuo, Zhuge Dan, Guan Yinping, Liu Shan, Ding Feng, Huang Gai, Cao Ren, and Li Dian. Dong Zhuo Zhuge Dan Guan Yinping Liu Shan Ding Feng Huan...

Siliconera Sato
Sankaku Complex Ayanami

Retailer Animaru has started selling breast implants for otherwise flat-chested dakimakura, no doubt reducing the status of these poor girls in the process. Animaru is selling dakimakura covers complete with optionally-sized breast implants for th...

Siliconera Alistair Wong

Bloodstained will have a Crafting system that can be used to create new items and upgrade Miriam's weapons, and Iga and his team uploaded a new Crafting Update video and a Kickstarter update, just in time to catch the super blue blood moon eclipse.

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