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April 15, 2018, 11:00 AM
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Masaaki Nagumo has always dreamed of riding inside of a giant robot, just like the characters in his favorite anime series, "Gundam," one of the most popular franchises in Japan. So he built one himself!

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The family of a female employee of an outlet of chain Saizeriya who committed suicide have reached an out-of-court settlement with the company (Twitter) TOKYO (TR) - The parents of a female employee of family restaurant chain Saizeriya who filed a...

Anime Evo setsuken

Look, its not like I don't sympathize with the people behind Persona 5 The animation. I do, I really do, because the task that they've undertaken is nearly impossible to do well. Despite whatever creative chops you may have, despite whatever budge...

Cowboy Bebop is coming back! In cafe form, that is. This May, Cowboy Bebop cafes will open for a limited time in Tokyo and Osaka. The original Cowboy Bebop manga ran from 1997 to 1998, and the anime was broadcasted in 1998.

Akira Creator Katsuhiro Otomo Draws Up an Isle of Dogs Poster by Joseph Luster April 14, 2018 Wes Anderson's stop-motion-animated film Isle of Dogs opens in Japan on May 25, and a big-name manga and anime creator got in on some of the promotional ...

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J is the popular top-grades president of Sparkleboy High. . . I mean Koyomi Academy. There he is surrounded by an ecclectic band of pretty boys all vying for screen time to the point that no one feels particularly important.

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The manga series Today's Cerberus from Ato Sakurai has been running since July 2015 and it's now set to end as of the May 11th, 2018 installment of Monthly Shonen Gangan. The magazine announced the ending will come with color pages to help usher i...

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Border Break PS4 launches August 2 in Japan Available in free digital, and paid physical and digital editions. Border Break will launch for PlayStation 4 on August 2 in Japan, Sega announced at Sega Fes 2018.

Two friends who haven't seen each other since middle school coincidentally end up working at the same office. They discover they are both still huge nerds and should probably date. Jel's verdict: Easy to Watch I was kind of waffling back and forth...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . April 13, 2018 . 7:16pm Sega has announced a micro-console along the lines of the NES Classic Edition and Super NES Classic Edition at Sega Fes 2018. It is developing a Mega Drive Mini. (The name is tentative.

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NIS America announced that Metal Max Xeno, which releases next week in Japan, is headed to North America and Europe in Fall 2018 for PlayStation 4. Humanity is on the brink of extinction. Half a century ago, a mother computer known as NOA became s...

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After a rather long wait, get ready folks, because we're getting a new Sakura Wars game! Sega recently held the Sega Fan Meet-up 2018 event in Tokyo where they made the huge announcement. They revealed that its tentative title is Shin Sakura Taise...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . April 13, 2018 . 6:59pm Shenmue is returning. Sega announced Shenmue I & II at Sega Fes 2018. It will appear on the PlayStation 4 in Japan, but will come to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC worldwide.

Crunchyroll, localization publisher for the ridiculously censored Danmachi smartphone game, has now deleted the trailer that advertised the girl-stroking feature, a decision many are suspecting was done to save face after the backlash to this inde...

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A new photo from an upcoming issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has shown that it's dropping a huge bombshell. This is because it will be revealing that Naoshi Komi's hit romantic comedy harem manga, Nisekoi, is getting a live-action film adapta...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . April 13, 2018 . 6:51pm During its Sega Fes 2018, Sega announced it is bringing Sega Ages to the Nintendo Switch. This will be a collection of over 15 titles. Titles in the series will start to be available to download in Summer 2018.

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Record of Lodoss War is getting a 2D sidescrolling game by team ladybug to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the series. Players take control of Deedlit, as she travels across different stages. team ladybug previously created Shin Megami Tensei: S...

'ゼロアワー' (Zeroawaa) "Zero Hour" How long has it been? 12 years? More? Wow. It's been long enough that I'm sure I've forgotten a lot about Full Metal Panic! . As far as plot goes, I can't exactly remember what I was supposed to look forward to.

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Bandai Namco Entertainment streamed the first gameplay video of the Record of Grancrest War game for the Playstation 4. The single-player tactical role-playing game will launch in Japan on June 14, 2018.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . April 13, 2018 . 10:30am Hidetaka "Swery" Suehiro was at PAX East 2018 with White Owls Inc. showing off The Good Life. (Also, making a cameo appearance as The White Owl at Paxamania IV. ) To help people better understand what the game i...

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