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August 1, 2018, 1:30 PM
SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

New game saves you the awkwardness of having to ask a real girl, "Hey, would you mind poking me in the chest? " As the most immersive form of electronic entertainment we have today, virtual reality can let you do some amazing things, like take to ...

The official promotional video for the How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord anime series drew attention after its content proved to be too lurid for underage viewers. Avex Pictures uploaded the video on YouTube in March but it has since been flagged wit...

Yuichiro Umehara, who was forced to take an indefinite hiatus earlier this year due to illness, has been released from the hospital and is expected to return to work. As we reported in May, Umehara was diagnosed with acute disseminated encephalomy...

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TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a knife-wielding man who slashed a woman in Meguro Ward on Monday, reports the Yomiuri Shimbun (July 30). At around 10:00 a. m. , the man slashed the woman, aged in her 60s, as she peddled a bic...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Yoichi Takahashi / Shueisha The latest anime adaptation of Yoichi Takahashi's Captain Tsubasa soccer manga got underway in Japan as part of the spring 2018 season and now some new North American distribution has been set.

Gematsu Sal Romano

Race the Sun developer Flippfly announces puzzle game Evergarden for PC, smartphones Due out on August 16. Race the Sun developer Flippfly has announced Evergarden, a new puzzle game due out for PC via Steam and iOS via the App Store on August 16.

1-shot manga debuts on August 6 This year's 35th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that Akira Amano will draw a one-shot manga titled "HOT" that will debut in the magazine's next issue on August 6.

Siliconera Sato

Sony Interactive Entertainment shared the latest of the PlayStation 4's sales performance in its consolidated financial results of three months ended June 30, 2018. In the latest quarter, Sony has sold roughly 3.

Siliconera Sato

In celebration of Fate/Grand Order's third anniversary, Type-Moon put together really cool video called "The Essentials of Fate Series" to look back at 14 years of the Fate franchise and its many entries.

Siliconera Sato

Nintendo shared its updated worldwide sales figure for the Nintendo Switch console in the company's latest financial results for the quarter ended June 2018 with a current total of 19. 67 million units.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . July 31, 2018 . 12:00pm Back in 2015, 17-Bit brought an indie game named Galak-Z: The Dimensional to the PlayStation 4 and PC. A shooter inspired by anime series, it was notable for having a ship that could transform into a mecha, enemy...

NMB48 Team N member Yamamoto Sayaka has announced her graduation from the group. This announcement was made on July 30 during the encore of the first night of NMB48's nationwide tour 'NMB48 LIVE TOUR 2018 in Summer' at Nakano Sun Plaza Hall.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Akatsuki Inc. With a mobile game out last summer in Japan, an anime adaptation of the Hachigatsu no Cinderella Nine property is in the works from Akatsuki and Kadokawa. There are no details about the adaptation itself and what approach or format...

WOWJAPAN freakpool

Digimon will be celebrating its 20th anniversary, and what better way to do that than with a new film! However, this time, this new film will feature the DigiDestined not as kids or teens, but as adults!

Siliconera Sato

Compile Heart has been teasing a new desert-themed RPG called Arc of Alchemist, and this week's issue of Famitsu magazine has the full reveal. Here's a glimpse with a preview from the magazine. Arc of Alchemist is a brand-new title by Compile Heart.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . July 31, 2018 . 10:30am Sega has begun a new series of videos designed to promote Shenmue I & II. The first installment in "What is Shenmue? " The two minute long video talks about the story in the first two games, with Corey Marshall a...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . July 30, 2018 . 4:00pm Type-Moon and Aniplex announced a new FGO anime project that will bring a new TV anime for Fate/Grand Order's Seventh Singularity: Babylonia by CloverWorks and a two-part anime film based on the Sixth Singularity: ...

SoraNews24 Oona McGee

Totoro chopstick rests, lanterns, cups, and figurines created by Shigaraki craftsmen specialising in tanuki raccoon dog figurines. Japan has a long and revered history of pottery making that stretches all the way back to the Jōmon period (10,000-3...

Everybody's passing out anniversaries this summer. Whether you're a longtime fan of Kamen Rider and hyped for the nostalgic rollercoaster sure to roll out from the latest Kamen Rider Zi-O, or are a fan of their American cousins in live-action, the...

Siliconera Sato

Robotics;Notes, the third main game in 5pb. 's Science Adventure series is getting a new title called Robotics;Notes DaSH on PS4 and Switch this November. Here's a preview from this week's issue of Famitsu magazine.

Bloomberg Noah Smith

If a random American were to be asked "Which countries are at the forefront of globalization? " or "Which countries are the guardians of the liberal order? ," it seems unlikely that Japan would be among the countries they named.

The two new episodes of the Yu Yu Hakusho anime that are coming as part of the fourth Japanese Blu-ray box set will be screened at Anime Film Festival Tokyo 2018, and we now have another peek at the project ahead of its debut.


Shoujo mangaka Akino Mimura - who is best known for her works "School Days" and "Legendary Girl", passed away yesterday - 30th July 2018 at approcimately 11:12 AM Japan time. © Akino Mimura / Kodansha The announcement was made via her official Twi...

The official website for the upcoming film My Hero Academia the Movie: The Two Heroes has given fans a sneak peek at the bonus volume My Hero Academia Vol. Origin! Written and illustrated by series author Horikoshi Kouhei, the volume is set to be ...

Siliconera Sato

By Sato . July 31, 2018 . 8:00am Valkyria Chronicles 4 is headed Westward this September and Sega put in a lot of localization work that includes full English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish subs as well as full English voicing.

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Kamen Rider Grease Blizzard in on the rampage to protect the memories of his fallen comrades and that of his friends but can he survive this battle? Find out in the next episode of Kamen Rider Build! Advisory: Kamen Rider Build will take a break t...

JEFusion Gaiatron

This Sunday on Kaito Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger, to retrieve the next part of the Lupin Collection, both Noel and Umika must disguise themselves and infiltrate a secret auction. Our Popular Videos Categories: Lupinranger VS Pa...

Gintama 2 - Yonimo Kimyou na Gintama-chan, the live action drama based on Sorachi Hideaki's popular manga Gintama, has released a main visual and preview video promising fans that there'll be plenty of "cool" to go along with the hysterics!


The Japanese premier of the upcoming Gintama 2 movie is nearly here, and the production is ramping up the hype with the relase of two new TV spots - one of which is being narrated by Tomokazu Sugita, the voice of Gintoki in the TV anime adaptation...

Japan Airlines Group's (JAL) travel and tourism packages division, JALPAK, has launched a new web-based dynamic reservation system for customers in Australia, ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup. The airline group hopes that the new packages will ap...

OK! Magazine Nicole Douglas

Onsen or hot springs are a popular form of recreation in Japan [Getty] While Japan is renowned for being a haven of technological advances and indescribable cuisine, it's the relaxing nation of the onsen which is far becoming something the country...

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