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April 25, 2018, 9:30 AM

Yokohama's famous Pikachu outbreak is back with its 5th anniversary event, in which there will be a parade not only in the day but also at night! This year there will be more than 1,500 Pikachu walking the streets of Yokohama from Aug.

The live-action film adaptation of Naoshi Komi's Nisekoi manga has lined up its two main leads. Fronting the cast as male protagonist Raku Ichijo is Kento Nakajima, a member of Japanese idol group Sexy Zone.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With a very popular anime adaptation out there it's been surprising that it's taken this long but the Mob Psycho 100 manga has finally been announced as licensed. Dark Horse Comics has picked up the rights to it with plans for the first volume to ...

SoraNews24 Katy Kelly

The newest instalment of Sanrio's yearly horror night has a special twist, and covering your eyes won't help you! In these uncertain times, with threats of war, disease, and pollution lurching toward us like a sluggish ghoul, it's no surprise that...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Yoshiki Tanaka / Shochiku · Production IG Funimation got their spring 2018 dub underway yesterday for The Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These anime series and that meant that they've updated with the production and cast information.

Gematsu Sal Romano

Humble Capcom x Sega PlayStation Bundle includes 12 games for $15 Get Dead Rising, Sonic Generations, and more. Humble Bundle will offer a "Humble Capcom x Sega PlayStation Bundle" from today until May 8 at 11:00 a.

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The rumor mill has been buzzing that the fantasy-thriller manga The Promised Neverland (Yakusoku no Neverland) will be receiving an anime. This is interesting. The domain name "https://t. co/N5ohC9irt7" was registered on April 20th.

Disney Japan tapped a familiar game franchise to promote the Marvel Cinematic Universe's latest feature, Avengers: Infinity War. The trailer, which has since been taken down from the company's official YouTube channel, shows 16-bit Iron Man, Spide...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus for Switch launches June 29 Take out the Nazis on the go. Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus will launch for Switch on June 29, publisher Bethesda Softworks announced. The MachineGames-developed first-person shooter ...

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One of Coca-Cola's bestselling products in Japan is its Georgia series of canned coffee. Now Georgia has teamed up with the manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump to produce a lineup of exclusive new cans with packaging featuring iconic manga titles.

YouTuber Pocha has one mission and one mission alone; create the most confusion-inducing MMD (Miku Miku Dance) video ever envisioned on the internet. His videos have one subject: the Pokemon Gold & Silver starter Piplup.

Gematsu Sal Romano

Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R coming to Switch Release date not announced. Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R, which is currently available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC, and PS Vita, is coming to Switch, Arc System Works announced at Nexon De...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Penguin Wars delayed to mid-to-late June in North America and Europe, limited-print Launch Edition announced Dispatch Games launches online store. Penguin Wars has been delayed from its previously scheduled May 15 release date in North America and...

Siliconera Sato

Sega announced that the upcoming RPG Shining Resonance Refrain will release in North America and Europe on July 10 for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC. Here's a new Meet the Heroes trailer that introduces the members of the "band": Play as Yuma Ilve...

A major ISP in Japan says it will begin blocking pirate sites voluntarily. There is no legal basis for site-blocking and the country's constitution forbids censorship. However, NTT says that it has adopted "emergency measures" until the necessary ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

Bushiroad and Craft Egg announced in the 12th episode of the live-streaming program "BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! @ Hello Happy CiRCLE Satation" on Nico Nico Live on April 23 that a new anime titled Pastel Life featuring the game's original five-...

Siliconera Sato

The previously PS Vita-exclusive SaGa: Scarlet Grace is headed to PS4, Switch, PC, and smartphones and this week's issue of Dengeki PlayStation shared info on its release and new characters. [Thanks, Ryokutya2089.

The first projection mapping show for the life-sized Unicorn Gundam statue has naturally been earning positive acclaim online, with the advancement of human technology in regards to space travel starring as the subject before eventually depicting ...

Siliconera Sato

Nintendo and Monolith Soft shared update notes for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Ver. 1. 4. 0 that ads two new Rare Blades with Xenosaga's T-elos and Poppi Buster who is exclusive to the Expansion Pass. Poppi Buster Poppi Buster is a Rare Blade who will ...

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By Jenni . April 24, 2018 . 9:00am Dark Souls: Remastered's Nintendo Switch version may have been delayed, but the other versions are on schedule. This means news from Bandai Namco. Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition is being delisted, pre-orders ...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

After the franchise's record-breaking opening weekend, Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer is continuing to dominate Japan's box office and again finished in first place in its second week of release with an astonishing 820 million yen, beating Ste...

Gematsu Sal Romano

First look at Brave Neptunia A screenshot, scan, and Neptune artwork tease. Dengeki Online gone up with a new online preview of Brave Neptunia: World! Universe! Pay Attention! ! Ultimate RPG Declaration!

Siliconera Sato

Nintendo shared the latest on Splatoon 2's next update that'll add a bunch of new gear, music, and changes across its various modes. We're also getting a bunch of changes to weapons. Here are the patch notes from Nintendo: Version 3.

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Prototype previously released Grisaia Phantom Trigger 01 & 02 for PlayStation Vita in December 2017 so it was only a matter of time until they announced Grisaia Phantom Trigger 03 & 04 for the Sony handheld.

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Spike Chunsoft announced in this week's issue of Dengeki PlayStation that its upcoming survival RPG Zanki Zero will release in Japan this July on PS4 and PS Vita. We also got details on its voicing cast.

Siliconera Sato

Labrys who debuted in Persona 4 Arena and Sho Minazuki from Persona 4 Arena Ultimax got their first look for Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night in a Famitsu magazine preview.

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Psyvariar Delta's first trailer was released yesterday, and it shows off gameplay from the classic arcade game, including the series' classic 'Buzz' mechanic. Psyvariar works off a level up system where the player's ship can become stronger and ch...

Sailor Moon has celebrated the release of its new tribute album, "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The 25th Anniversary Memorial Tribute," with an impressive character bento assembly video of everyone's favorite magical girl!

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