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May 16, 2018, 4:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Today, Suntory announced officially that the Hakushu 12-year-old single malt and the Hibiki 17-year-old blend were being discontinued. Some of Japan's most beloved whisky releases are vanishing. Yesterday, George Koutsakis at Forbes first reported...

WOWJAPAN Firelit

For fans who have been waiting for news regarding the release date of Final Fantasy VII Remake, we bring good news, and bad news. First, the good news, a launch window has been announced for the game. The bad news is that the launch window is a ve...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Golden Kamuy has certainly proven that it's one of this season's hottest anime. Based on Satoru Noda's multi-award-winning manga, the series has certainly got viewers at the edges of their seats. And now, Animate has announced that they will be ru...

Gematsu Sal Romano

PS Vita physical game production to end March 31, 2019 in the Americas and Europe Say goodbye to physical PS Vita games. Sony Interactive Entertainment's American and European branches "plan to end all Vita GameCard production by close of fiscal y...

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Are you team black cat or team white cat? Ever since bra tops with cleverly placed cut-outs burst onto the scene in Japan a couple of years ago, lingerie makers have been featuring the peek-a-boo look on a number of racy new designs.

Rice Digital Mitch Jay

I'm a big fan of Little Witch Academia, especially as I love magical boarding school-type stories, and its movies and TV series are pleasantly heartwarming, and so when a game was announced I was all over it.

Siliconera Sato

Arika shared a new gameplay video for the upcoming Fighting EX Layer featuring Shadowgeist, Skullomania, Sanane, Doctrine Dark, Darun Mister, Kairi, and Hokuto. The video starts out with Shadowgest vs.

Studio Colorido is adapting Tomihiko Morimi's Penguin Highway novel, and the production house has lined up a big act to perform its theme song. The duty falls to Hikaru Utada, known for her own albums as well as themes for the Evangelion movies an...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix hosted its latest Dissidia Final Fantasy broadcast where it was revealed that Locke Cole from Final Fantasy VI will join the action RPG fighter as a new playable character. Locke Cole (CV: Yuuki Ono) We'll update with the introduction ...

Siliconera Sato

In anticipation of Final Fantasy VII Remake, she shared her own take on the game's heroine Tifa Lockhart with a few highly-detailed pieces of fan art. Here's a look: The software used for the artwork are 3DSMax, Substance Painter, Marmoset Toolbag 3.

JEFusion Gaiatron

Check-out the preview for the 36th episode of Kamen Rider Build! Will sento fall into Evolt's hands? Also, Sento develops a new weapon to boost his fighting ability! Our Popular Videos Categories: Build , Kamen Rider , News , Preview , Tokusatsu D...

Game gets physical, digital versions in Japan FuRyu opened a teaser website on Tuesday to announce the Beyblade Burst Battle Zero game for Nintendo Switch. The game with launch with physical and digital versions in Japan on October 25.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Hiromu Arakawa's Silver Spoon manga has been experiencing somewhat of a dry spell lately. The series returned from its previous hiatus on July 5 of last year, only to go right back on hiatus after just three chapters.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Satoru Noda / Shueisha The spring 2018 anime series Golden Kamuy is getting its home video releases handled by NBC Universal Japan and they've set a tight schedule for it. Perhaps too tight as the show has now been delayed from its original laun...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version! launches July 19 in Japan Kirby and the Splatoon Squid join the fray. Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version! will launch in Japan on July 19 for 6,100 yen, Bandai Namco announced.

Wireless provider Docomo's d Anime Store (Docomo Anime Store) streaming service recently began streaming the third commercial featuring the anime Shirobako on Sunday. The video features new cuts and shows Musashino Animation employees in a meeting...

Siliconera Sato

Bandai Namco released the magical 3D action RPG beat 'em up Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time today on PS4 and PC. Here's a launch trailer highlighting the game along with Akko, Lotte, Sucy, and more: Having been inspired by a famous witch na...

The official website for the television anime of Nanahiko Takagi's Angolmois: Genkō Kassen-ki manga began streaming the second promotional video for the series on Tuesday. The anime will have an advance screening event open to 300 people at Tsushi...

Siliconera Alistair Wong

A rumor has been going around recently that Retro Studios, confirmed by Nintendo to be working on a game, is actually working on Star Fox Grand Prix, a racing game based on the franchise. Reddit user DasVergeben posted five days ago on the Star Fo...

Schoolgirl band franchise Bang Dream has mustered up enough attention to finally warrant itself not one but two new anime seasons along with a chibi short series, great news for those still longing for a show that can potentially replace the belov...

Siliconera Sato

Kingdom Hearts III is getting a special Invitation Premiere Event this week, and Square Enix announced that its embargo lifts at 6:00am PT on May 18. [Thanks, @khinsider. ] At the Kingdom Hearts III Invitation Premiere Event, the press will get ha...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . May 15, 2018 . 7:45am As promised, Bethesda and Avalanche Studios have released the second Rage 2 announcement trailer. The first one, which appeared on May 14, 2018, was a general announcement with actual actors.

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix shared the latest trailer for Octopath Traveler, completing the introductions for the eight protagonists with Cyrus the scholar and Ophilia the cleric along with details on their abilities.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Two cultures have collided. In recent years, Spongebob Squarepants has become a staple for meme-makers online, and now amateur Canadian artist Asif Intesar has meshed the yellow children's character with another art form - by recreating the show's...

Siliconera Sato

Umihara Kawase protagonist Kawase Umihara was one of the first characters revealed for the upcoming crossover fighter Blade Strangers, and Nicalis shared more with her own character trailer. KAWASE Casts Her Line!

Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart - May 12th/May 13th 01 (01) Detective Conan Movie 22: Zero's Executioner (Weeks: 05) 02 (02) Avengers: Infinity War (Weeks...

Siliconera Sato

Persona 5's detective prince Goro Akechi was revealed as a post-release DLC character for Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night back in March. We got a look at his first screenshot from a preview of this week's issue of F...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Seiyuu Sora Amamiya has a very busy season right now. Not only is she reprising her role as Elizabeth in The Seven Deadly Sins, she's also voicing Tohka in Tokyo Ghoul:re. However, despite her busyness, it seems that she would have to take a break...

Arc System Works announced in a Twitch live stream presentation on Monday that the original Guilty Gear PlayStation game will get a port for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam. The staff begin the announcement at around 1:24:30 in th...

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