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July 2, 2018, 11:30 PM
Siliconera Alistair Wong

Nintendo applied for several new trademarks this week, including several GameCube trademarks that aren't for general merchandise use, as well as trademarks for the upcoming Fire Emblem game and Xenoblade Chronicles 2 DLC.

Manga inspired TV anime in October Comico announced on Saturday that it is officially ending serialization of Rin Kokuyo's Netojū no Susume manga due to Kokuyo's health. Comico discussed the situation with Kokuyo, and came to the decision because ...

GoBoiano Media Aaron Magulick

Are you ready for the summer anime season? It's going to be packed with sequels, sports series, and a few supernatural works! Here's what's in store: 1My Hero Academia 3rd Season (Leftover) Studio: Bones Genre: Action / Comedy / Superpower Premier...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This is Sachie, the owner of Kisaburou Field, a survival game battlefield in Miyazaki, Japan. The 76-year-old has been posing with airguns to the delight of people online in Japan. According to IT Media, Sachie's photos have been causing a sensati...

The official Twitter account for Kyoto Animation's Violet Evergarden anime revealed a new announcement video on Monday for the anime's film project. The video features footage from the television anime series, but reveals that the film will open i...

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

Anime magical girl stage show features choreography from famous idol singer collaborator. There was a 17-year gap between the original Sailor Moon anime and the Sailor Moon Crystal reboot, which ended in 2016.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This summer if you are thinking about which theme park in Japan to visit, Hirakata Park in Osaka might be good, especially if you're going alone and have no friends. According to My Game News Flash, Hirakata Park has a new service that's for "SNS ...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Kyoto Animation has recently conducted a very special event for Violet Evergarden. And during that event, they dropped a huge bombshell, as the Violet Evergarden's staff revealed that it's getting an anime film.

Siliconera Alistair Wong

Takashi Mishima, the latest president of FuRyu who was appointed in June 2018, announced in a shareholder report that FuRyu will temporarily halt all investment into game development outside of those already in the works.

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Siliconera Alistair Wong

By Alistair Wong . June 30, 2018 . 5:30pm This week's Famitsu was all about shoot 'em ups and Ikaruga in particular, in commemoration of its re-release on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. There was also a feature on Ikaruga's biggest fan Yoko Ta...

Siliconera Alistair Wong

In a recent session of Capcom TV that took place this week, more of Mega Man 11's Block Man and Fuse Man's stages were shown off, as well as an introduction to how Newcomer Mode helps people who aren't familiar with platforming games.

Gematsu Sal Romano

Code Vein Mia Karnstein trailer The first in a series of character trailers. Bandai Namco has released the first in a new Code Vein trailer introducing partner character Mia Karnstein. Mia is a female Revenant wandering the land of Vein with her y...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

It was officially announced at the "Re: Stage! PRISM☆LIVE! ! ~2nd STAGE~Ready for Dream" event held in Tokyo on July 1 that an anime from Pony Canyon and Comptiq's co-produced media mix project Re: Stage!

WOWJAPAN freakpool

When it comes to anime music, Evangelion is pretty iconic. And now, Polish music brand, Hesu, is offering up some Evangelion-inspired Guitar Cabinets and Bass PreAmps. However, these are limited edition, so they won't be making a lot of these things.

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online has one character that really stood out. No, it's not Llenn or Pitohui or M, but Llenn's signature pink P-90 gun, P-chan. And now, Tokyo Marui is releasing a new airsoft replica of that lovable (?

Gematsu Sal Romano

Square Enix Business Division 8 developing PS4 and Switch action RPG Square Enix seeking project assistant. Square Enix Business Division 8-the studio behind the Secret of Mana remake for PlayStation 4, PS Vita, and PC, Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius...

If you even have only a vague knowledge of Japanese manga and anime, chances are you're familiar with at least one of the dozens of series that got their break in the hugely popular Weekly Shonen Jump manga anthology.

'前へ、前へ' (Mae e, Mae e) "Onward, Onward" I hate ragging on about this seemingly every other week, but Full Metal Panic has not been doing well. As some of you may already know, episodes 11-12 of Invisible Victory are going to be delayed and will be...

Angry Anime Bitches MidnightDevont

After the emotionally heavy last two episodes, it was really nice to have something generally fun and light hearted. Though, still having a strong emotional impact and wrapping up the last arc in a nice way.

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