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April 25, 2018, 5:00 PM
Crunchyroll Nick Creamer

Hey all, and welcome back to Why It Works! With the spring season fully underway, I hope you've all found a few new shows to savor. Personally, while there are a fair number of new shows I'm enjoying, I'm probably most excited for the return of My...

South Korean girl group TWICE have revealed the PV for their third Japanese single "Wake Me Up. " SEE ALSO: Hoshino Gen, Golden Bomber and more to headline February 2nd MUSIC STATION With the theme of "challenge," the girls cheer on people who don...

Is Nintendo Labo-the new creativity-encouraging cardboard kits for Nintendo Switch-the best friend our worst enemy of all felines? Plenty of new Labo owners decided to take the opportunity to find out, as evidenced by the deluge of photos and vide...

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Studio Ghibli is already planning to make its own official theme park in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. It's called Ghibli Park, and it will boast a unique "19th century science fantasy style," which fans might remember from such Ghibli films as Howl's ...

Siliconera Sato

Experience started the "spiritual horror" series with the concept of "quiet fear" from Japanese horror, which started out with Death Mark. The next title was announced as NG in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine.

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-...

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.

Siliconera Sato

Since its release in August 2017, Sonic Mania has sold over 1 million units worldwide, Sega revealed in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine. When Sonic Mania Plus was announced last month for the West during SXSW 2018 we didn't see a Japanese an...

Siliconera Jenni

The Humble Capcom x Sega PlayStation Bundle will give PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita owners in North America an opportunity to get Capcom and Sega games for their systems. Read Humble Capcom x Sega PlayStation Bundle Announced o...

Comic Book Megan Peters - April 24, 2018

If you haven't heard, Avengers: Infinity War is just a few short days from going live. The movie is slated to be one of the year's biggest events, and Marvel Studios promises it will be unlike any cinematic event before it.

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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.

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.

Siliconera Jenni

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus has a launch date. It will be released on June 29, 2018. This means there will be an eight month gap between it and the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC versions of the game.

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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.

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...

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...

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...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Samurai Shodown action game announced for smartphones Open test set for May in China. SNK has announced Samurai Shodown: Oborozuki Densetsu, a new Japanese-style action game for smartphones developed by Ledo and distributed exclusively by Tencent.

Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - April 21st/April 22nd 01 (01) Detective Conan Movie 22: Zero's Executioner (Weeks: 02) 02 (00) Ready Player One (Weeks: ...

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 ...

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.

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The staff of the live-action film adaptation of Naoshi Komi's Nisekoi manga have revealed new details about the film. This includes the film's two lead roles, and they are Kento Nakajima and Ayami Nakajou.

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 ...

Siliconera Jenni

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 ...

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.

Siliconera Sato

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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