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June 2, 2018, 2:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

Today Neko Atsume VR was released in Japan. That's right, cat-collecting in VR. Understandably, folks are going gaga. Priced at 1,944 yen ($17. 84), Neko Atsume VR is a download game. It's currently Japan-only.

If you've got a burning question for My Hero Academia creator Kōhei Horikoshi, now's the time to ask. The manga creator is taking questions on Twitter with the hashtag "#堀越耕平先生に聞いてみよう" (#Let's Ask Kōhei Horikoshi-sensei) as part of a promotion for...

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

In the Japanese idol singer world, sometimes the difference between love and hate can be hard to see. This week marked the release of "Teacher Teacher," the highly anticipated 52nd single from Japanese idol singer megagroup AKB48.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

If the latest promo is anything to go by, the Grand Blue Dreaming anime looks like it could be a lot of fun. Based on the manga by Kenji Inoue and Kimitake Yoshioka-with Shinji Takamatsu (Daily Lives of High School Boys, Gintama) directing and wri...

Otakultura Pandasal

Square Enix North America streamed a video on June 1, 2018 that shows an English version of the Star Ocean: Anamnesis smartphone game. Square Enix first released the game in Japan last December 2016. The action battle game featured playable charac...

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The live-action Bleach movie won't debut for a few more months, but its producer is already teasing a sequel. Producer Hiroyoshi Koi spoke to Cinema Today and shared his optimism about Bleach becoming a trilogy.

Do you love friendly competition, witty humor, and horror-esque art in non-scary situations? Then you'll want to keep an eye on Kaguya-sama: Love is War (Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai - Tensai-tachi no Renai Zenousen).

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Believe it or not, racism actually exists in Japan. Mostly, these Japanese racists discriminate against Chinese or Koreans, as well as other foreigners living in Japan. And recently, one upcoming anime is causing a stir not only in Japan, but in C...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Waka Kakitsubata / Kadokawa June is now formally underway and the weekend is here so the deluge of new anime is starting to roll out. Crunchyroll has a big day of new episodes for a lot of series today with: 9:00am - FULL METAL PANIC!

Otakultura Pandasal

Bandai Namco Entertainment streamed a trailer for the Dragon Ball Legends smartphone game on June 1, 2018. The trailer highlights the game's features which focuses on one-on-one card action battles. The game allows players to compete in online bat...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Girly Air Force, a series of light novels written by Kōji Natsumi and illustrated by Asagi Tousaka about a young man doing battle with unidentified flying objects, is being adapted into a TV anime with animation production by Satelight (Symphogear...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Konro Hato / Suiseisha Inc. The manga series Onna no Ko ga Ochita saki wa, Ore no Musuko no Sakippo Deshita from Konro Hato is getting an anime adaptation under the name Joshiochi! that's now set for Tokyo MX as part of the summer 2018 season.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Yosuke Kaneda · Kodansha / Juliet Production Committee The anime adaptation of the Boarding School Juliet manga from Yosuke Kaneda is scheduled for an October 2018 debut and is updating with a bit more information.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . June 1, 2018 . 10:30am Nicalis has released a video showing Crystal Crisis' entire opening. The video not only shows off the puzzle game's pretty much entire cast of 19 characters, but also provides a bit of explanation as to why they'r...

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

Sailor Moon cleared as a suspect. In general, if you're going to commit a crime, you want to be dressed in something nondescript, since that will by definition, make it hard for witnesses to describe you to the police.

Siliconera Sato

Street Fighter EX developer Arika announced that its next fighting game Fighting Layer EX will release on June 28, sequentially in 68 countries and regions around the world. Fighting EX Layer first started out as an elaborate April Fools' joke whe...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . June 1, 2018 . 3:00am The Atelier series' 20th anniversary was actually last year, but Gust wanted to share one last thank you with the fans for making it happen with a character popularity poll featuring 40 characters from the series.

In a statement this week for the Hasbro Strategic Decisions Conference, the toy and media company CEO Brian Goldner confirmed the potential for a new Power Rangers movie, among other endeavors relating to the superhero brand in the future.

Siliconera Sato

It's almost time for E3 and that means it's time for all the rumors and leaks before the expo. The latest comes from 4chan and it has Dragon Ball FighterZ, Fortnite, Overcooked 2 and more for Switch. The titles shown for the E3 2018 show floor inc... Justin Diaz

Square Enix is taking manga into the VR space with a newly launched title called Tales of Wedding Rings VR, its first but likely not last virtual reality manga that lets readers "step inside the story" and essentially live the moments happening on...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the TV anime adaptation of Yoshito Usui's Crayon Shin-chan manga series announced today on June 1 that 51-year-old voice actress Akiko Yajima will leave her role as the protagonist Shinnosuke Nohara as of the upcoming epis...

Sankaku Complex Ayanami

Fans of the naval combat simulator Azur Lane were astonished to find that the president of one of the game's developers is an attractive woman. Shuyin Lin, the president of Azur Lane developer Manjuu, recently appeared on a Japanese television seg...

Siliconera Sato

Square Enix had several announcements for the Final Fantasy XV universe with release dates for the Party Pack DLC, Mod Organizer on PC, the Windows 10 version of Pocket Edition, and more. The "Party Pack" DLC exclusive to the Multiplayer Expansion...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . June 1, 2018 . 10:00am Another indie is heading to the Nintendo Switch. Studio Pixel has confirmed Kero Blaster is being ported to the system. It will launch in Summer 2018. The tweet announcing the port does not mention which regions w...

Siliconera Sato

Atlus is making Etrian Odyssey X as a "crossover title" that brings various classes and elements from the dungeon crawler series, and it got a new trailer to share some of its highlights. We first get a look at some of the scenes and events we'll ...

Siliconera Sato

Following the teaser from a few days ago, the Kirby series' official Twitter account revealed the next Dream Friend buddy that will join Kirby: Star Allies in the summer update with Dark Meta Knight. Here's a little reveal video: ジャマハローア。 追加ドリームフレ...

Siliconera Sato

Marvelous shared a new gameplay trailer for Fate/Extella Link that focuses on the new and improved action systems of the Servant action game. There aren't any features we haven't seen before, but the trailer mostly highlights its refined action, s...

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Gintoki and the gang are back for a new teaser trailer for the upcoming Gintama 2 live-action film. And as usual, they've shown their usual antics, with plenty of apologies as well. The video features 3DCG versions of Shinpachi, Gintoki, and Kagur...

Siliconera Sato

There's been rumors of Fortnite heading to Nintendo Switch for a while now, with a recent one that showed it alongside several third party titles expected to be at E3. The game has now been rated in South Korea.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Kanazaku University Athletic Association Sponsoring Association With Shion Miura's other work with The Great Passage having previously gotten an anime adaptation, NTV has revealed that the 2006 novel Feel the Wind is in production.

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