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May 17, 2018, 6:00 AM
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If you're hoping to combine a love of combat, racing and all things Victorian, you're in for a treat. This is Speed Brawl, a lightning-quick brawler that sees you fighting and racing through the dank locales of an anime-style London in an all-out ...

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...

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.

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...

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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 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.

Gematsu Sal Romano

Nintendo announces ticket reservation system to play Super Smash Bros. for Switch at E3 Reserve your spot in advance. Nintendo will allow fans to reserve a ticket to play the new Super Smash Bros. for Switch at E3 2018 ahead of time, the company a...

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"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.

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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...

'猟師の魂' (Ryoushi no Tamashii) "Hunter's Soul" Sugimoto is hunting a deer. He will kill the deer. And then he will eat the deer. But while he's doing that, he doesn't want to hurt the deer. There seems like there should be contradiction in there som...

Siliconera Sato

It's been reported that Sony Interactive Entertainment is ending physical production of PlayStation Vita games in the company's American and European branches by close of fiscal year 2018 in March 31, 2019.

Siliconera Sato

Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy featuring Katrielle, the daughter of Hershel Layton, first released on 3DS and smartphones is now headed to Switch this August in Japan, Level-5 announced in this week's issue of...

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.

Here's what's happening on the next episode of Kamen Rider Build. Episode 36: Evolt Hunts the Planet! In Evolt's hands lie all of the 60 Full Bottles and all the 6 panels of the Pandora Box! The Pandora Box, which has been overflowing with energy ...

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...

TechSpot Cal Jeffrey

Nintendo has been on a roll lately. In just over a year, the Switch has outsold the Wii U and is on track to be Nintendo's best selling console ever. The company just reported that its profits are up by 500 percent thanks to the console/handheld h...

Siliconera Sato

The Nintendo Switch has been getting plenty of love for otome games lately and Prototype announced in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine that two more to add to its library with Sangoku Rensenki ~Otome no Heihou!

Gematsu Sal Romano

Fate/Extella Link Gilles de Rais and Lancelot short gameplay videos; story choices, new actions, gimmicks, and costumes detailed Cooperate with allies using Link attacks. The latest character-focused short gameplay videos of Fate/Extella Link feat...

Siliconera Sato

Nintendo announced that fans in Japan will get the opportunity to try out the new Super Smash Bros. game for Nintendo Switch across several upcoming events in Japan starting June 17. Starting with the reveal and first details announced E3 2018 tha...

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...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

After almost 10 months of being out, Hiromu Arakawa's Silver Spoon manga is finally returning from hiatus. This is because Weekly Shonen Sunday's latest issue has announced that the manga will return with a brand new chapter.

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.

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.

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...

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...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With an anime adaptation almost two decades ago and a decade after the death of the creator, the Tensai Bakabonproperty is getting a new anime adaptation. Scheduled for the summer 2018 season in July, it has Toru Hosokawa directing it and working ...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

For a mangaka with no serialised series right now, Hiro Mashima has been very busy. And he's not just working on one upcoming manga project, but three! He himself confirmed this on twitter as he said that he's quite confused right now.

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