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May 17, 2018, 10:00 PM
Comic Book Megan Peters - May 16, 2018

It has been nearly four years since the world learned of Robin Williams' death. The beloved actor and comedian stands as one of Hollywood's greatest talents, leaving a legacy that will last the ages. As for anime fans, well - they knew Williams as...

The newest anime adaptation of the classic gag series Tensai Bakabon has finally released its first trailer and main visual! Written and directed by Hosokawa Toru ( Shirokuma Cafe ), the new adaptation is titled Shinya!

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Last month, Isao Takahata passed away at the 82. Known for Grave of the Fireflies and The Tale of Princess Kaguya, among others, Takahata co-founded Studio Ghibli with Hayao Miyazaki, who recently gave a eulogy for his deceased colleague and friend.

Sankaku Complex Ayanami

Final Fantasy VI's pilfering protagonist Locke has been announced as the second DLC character for Final Fantasy Dissidia NT. Locke follows Final Fantasy XII's Vayne as the second DLC character out of six who have been announced for the game.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Earlier this spring, Kotaku reported that Jeon "Dara" Jeong-hoon announced he was retiring from professional gaming after "truly frightening" incidents that allegedly happened while in Japan. In a new interview, he recounts his experiences on the ...

by William D'Angelo , posted 39 minutes ago / 122 Views Publisher Kongregate and developer Double Stallion have announced stylish, anime-inspired 2D combat-racer, Speed Brawl. It will launch this summer for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox...

GoBoiano Media Ader Titsoff

The international community loves horror anime, but the industry tends to shy away from the genre due to broadcast regulations. It's a sad struggle, but luckily there is plenty of scary manga! Here is some horror manga we hope will get an anime so...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . May 16, 2018 . 10:00am A Touhou Project shoot'em up from Souvenir Circ. , the makers of Croixleur Sigma, has made its debut outside of Japan. Unties Games has released Azure Reflections on the PlayStation Store for PlayStation 4 owners ...

Gematsu Sal Romano

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle RWBY highlight trailer Featuring Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang. Arc System Works has released a new trailer for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle highlighting Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang, the four playable characters of the cro...

Siliconera Sato

Last week, Japan went through a rather slow post-Golden Week that didn't see any new releases in the top-20, but Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze continued strong sales among other titles. Japanese sales tracker Media Create released the lates...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Chrono Trigger for PC second update now available Updates to battle UI and changes to character graphics. Following the first update in April, Square Enix has released the second of multiple patches for the PC version of Chrono Trigger that will e...

GoBoiano Media Baam Amaam

Kyoto Animation released a new trailer for an "extra episode" for Violet Evergarden. The episode will be bundled with the anime's fourth home video volume, which will ship on July 4. TRUE's song "Letter" is featured in the trailer.

Siliconera Alistair Wong

Koei Tecmo president Hisashi Koinuma spoke out back in January 2018, saying that Star Wars and Super Mario Bros. would be his dream choices for a Musou game. [Thanks, Kotaku! ] "I've been saying this since a long time ago, but Star Wars would be a...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Indivisible delayed to first half of 2019 No longer launching in 2018. Lab Zero Games has delayed Indivisible from its previously planned 2018 release window to the first half of 2019. It will be available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, ans ...

Siliconera Sato

The action RPG beat 'em up Code of Princess by Studio Saizensen is getting an upgraded version called Code of Princess EX this summer for Switch, and its date was revealed by publisher Pikki as August 2 for Japan.

Siliconera Alistair Wong

Nintendo recently released a new trailer and press release for Mario Tennis Aces that gives details on the Adventure Mode for the game. The Adventure Mode acts as a tutorial for the gameplay, with various stages and bosses to beat in order to save...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . May 16, 2018 . 9:00am Another member of the Blade Strangers cast has received her own trailer. This time, it is another person from the Umihara Kawase series. The new footage lets us watch Noko fight Umihara Kawase.

Siliconera Sato

Super Smash Bros. for Switch will without a doubt be one of the biggest, if not biggest, attractions at E3 2018 and Nintendo has some good news to share for fans attending the expo this year with the announcement of a new ticket reservation system.

A New Adventure Featuring A Drowsy Princess, Adorable Demons And A Charming Prince Of Evil Begins This Summer Source: VIZ Media, MediaLab press releases Special Thanks to Jane Lui and Erik Jansen VIZ Media, LLC, a premier company in the fields of ...

CollectionDX JoshB

Anaheim, CA, May 16, 2018 - Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan and Asia, announces an exciting new release for pop culture, giant robot and anime fans as it opens pre-orders for ...

WOWJAPAN Rochelle

"Zenki" illustrator Yoshihiro Kuroiwa has passed away last 8th May 2018; he was 55. The announcement was made today, 16th May 2018, on his blog by his wife. The cause of death was myocardial infarction.

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. With the official site updating yesterday that the home video releases we...

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The PlayStation Vita was supporsed to be the successor to Sony's ultra-successful PlayStation Portable or PSP. It served as a go-to portable console for anime fans, as it provided niche Japanese games.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . May 16, 2018 . 5:26am Deep Silver, the publisher for Shenmue III, has provided an updated release window for Shenmue III. Rather than appearing in the second half of 2018, it will now launch in 2019.

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