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March 7, 2018, 5:00 PM
Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco launched a countdown site that will reveal a brand-new Dragon Ball smartphone app on March 21 in Japan with new information expected to be revealed in a NicoNico Live stream. The live stream program "Hokka-hoka da ne V-Jump!

From anime and manga to video games and cute merchandise, Japan has a ton of hugely popular characters that people all over the world associate with the country! In fact, even prefectural and business mascots are becoming more well known overseas.

Fairy Tail may be over, but much like Naruto's Masashi Kishimoto, series creator Hiro Mashima has been hard at work. According to his latest update, he should be able to reveal a few things this April.

SoraNews24 Dale Roll

The bubbly virtual girl has released her first video as part of the campaign, and it's a great way to learn about the country's charms. You may have heard of Kizuna Ai, the virtual YouTuber whose introduction to the world at the end of 2016 became...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Fate/Extella Link Karna, Iskandar, Archimedes, and Altera short gameplay videos A Lancer, Rider, Caster, and Saber. Marvelous has released four more short gameplay videos of Fate/Extella Link featuring playable Servants Karna, Iskandar, Archimedes...

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

Airships, crystals, Cid, and even Chocobo popcorn buckets are part of the tie-up between the theme park and video game giants. Over the last few years, Universal Studios Japan has been ramping up its Universal Cool Japan series of limited-time att...

Otaku USA Magazine‏ @Otaku_USA 7m7 minutes ago Sponsored Spotlight: Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie previously dueled with the box office back in 2004, and now it's coming back to theaters for a limited two-day event on March 11 and 12!

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . March 6, 2018 . 10:30am A new Dragon's Crown Pro trailer has been released. While there have been a smattering of videos that briefly looked at all six of the playable characters, this newest cut offers glimpses of everyone who could jo...

Trends in Japan William

Augmented reality. 3D. Virtual reality. What next? 4D. Japanese candy brand Puccho is determined to lead the pack in the 4D revolution, it seems, judging by its creation of these "4D goggles. " The wearer slides a candy into the robotic hand of th...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . March 6, 2018 . 10:00am Sony has announced a new PlayStation 4 Pro bundle for North America and Europe. When God of War is released on April 20, 2018, people will have the option of getting a God of War PlayStation 4 Pro limited edition...

Siliconera Sato

We previously got a first look at Kingdom Hearts III's new Bring Arts figure for Riku and his updated appearance for the game. Pre-orders are now live along with a closer look at the figure with new images.

The GLORIO Blog Aquagaze

This season, eight cute shows entered the ring in a fight to the death. One will reign victorious, but not in this feature, as our overview of the best theme songs of the season has no love for any of the combatants in The Roundup's cute show batt...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco shared some information in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine on what we can expect to see in Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet's next wave of DLC that comes with two new characters, new story, quests, and other features.

Kadokawa's Young Ace Up revealed that mangaka Ganjii is adapting the Bungo Stray Dogs: Dead Apple anime movie into a manga. Serialization will begin on the Young Ace Up website on March 9th. 【新連載告知!】3月以降の新連載をご紹介します! '文豪ストレイドッグス DEAD APPLE''フェイト/育ス...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The web manga series SNS Police from Kappii was revealed to be getting an anime adaptation back in the fall of last year but has been quiet since. The show has set Senpuukyaku Hoshiko as the director while also tackling the scripts, character desi...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Monkey Punch / NTV / TMS We learned last summer that TMS Entertainment had the fifth series is in production for Lupin the 3rd and as we're closing in on the spring season a new detail has landed through the official site.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

THE IDOLM@STER SideM Japanese Volume 3 Cover The latest rankings have landed from Japan with the anime DVD and Blu-ray releases and it's another pretty good week here. The big release is the latest Side M release that hits just over 12,000 on Blu-...

Otakultura Pandasal

An voting poll is currently held in Japan to decide what's the best in all the gundam series that was released in the entire 40 years. The event started March 2, 2018 and Gundam fans are being asked to vote for their favorite stuff across all Gund...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . March 6, 2018 . 6:00am As part of NieR: Automata's first year anniversary, key developers including Yoko Taro, director Takahisa Taura, producer Yosuke Saito, and more had some stories to share about the development and beyond in this we...

The official website for Food Wars! The Third Plate, the third season of the Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma anime, revealed on Monday that the anime's second cour will premiere on April 8. The series will air on both Tokyo MX and BS11 at 24:30 (effe...

JEFusion Gaiatron

Check-out the all new trailer for the Kamen Rider Build spin-off/mini-series, ROGUE, which also highlights what will happen in the 3-part story. The first episode will be entitled "Night Rogue Rises", which explains how Gentoku formed the Faust or...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Cygames recently held a live-streaming event where they revealed some very big announcements. Of course, this includes new Granblue Fantasy announcements and collaborations. According to the live-stream, the hit mobile game is now teaming up with ...

Siliconera Sato

Entergram announced in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine that the romance visual novel Tonari ni Kanojo no Iru Shiawase ~Winter Guest~ by Prekano will get a PS4 and PS Vita release this June in Japan.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . March 6, 2018 . 9:00am In Attack on Titan 2, your squadmates can appear in their Civilian Clothes costumes. This allows people to see a different side of various people. While past videos showed what Eren, Conny, Krista, Levi, Sasha and...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . March 6, 2018 . 6:45am Blizzard shared a tweet that had fans excited for a possible Diablo III port to Switch, but it only took a few hours for the company to say that it isn't the case, however, a source close to Eurogamer says otherwise.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

The main staff has been revealed for ISLAND, an upcoming TV anime based on the visual novel by Front Wing about a young man who is shipwrecked on a mysterious island that has been isolated from the Japanese mainland for decades.

Siliconera Alistair Wong

The PlayStation Vita game Bokosuka Girls: Tatsunoko Gakuen Climax has quietly updated their main site to show a message saying that development for the game has paused. The game originally was announced in 2013.

The official website for Kunihiko Ikuhara's Sarazanmai anime posted a second teaser on Wednesday. The teaser is labelled as the "That's unpleasant" version. Text: Am I a lie, is the world a lie, are we a lie?

AnimeRide Subhasish Patnaik

Kishimoto will begin a brand-new series this year. Over in Japan, the editor-in-chief of Weekly Shonen Jump opened up about the artist's return to the manga (via ANN). Hiroyuki Nakano told press at a Tokyo presentation that Kishimoto is not releas...

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