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August 3, 2018, 8:30 AM

Pixiv have reportedly forced a lolicon artist to make his works "private" on the basis of accusations that they "contained sexual acts involving children", offering by way of explanation only the claim that "recently internet monitoring has been s...

Canadian cosplayer Shannon Daniel Wong, who did just that, was just busted by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police for filing paperwork for a sham marriage so she could live in Japan indefinitely. Why go to all the trouble?

Siliconera Sato

Marvelous had a lot of Senran Kagura to show off during the series' special live stream today, and we also got a look at a new trailer and key visual for the upcoming second season of the anime. Here's a look at the new trailer for Senran Kagura S...

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Actress Ayuri Konno has announced that she will be leaving the entertainment industry. The young actress has stated in her blog her appreciation towards all the fans who have supported her during her career.

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With the first volume of Little Witch Academia in manga form by Keisuke Sato having come out from Yen Press at the end of June, the series is wrapping up in Japan. The latest installment of Shonen Ace magazine has revealed that the final chapter w...

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Spyro Reignited Trilogy requires content download to play Spyro 2 and 3 Spyro the Dragon playable without content download. Spyro Reignited Trilogy will require a content download to play Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage!

Star Wars Resistance, an upcoming Star Wars TV series, will be animated at Polygon Pictures, the studio behind Ajin, the recent CG Godzilla films and more. Polygon previously contributed animation to Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

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The governor of Aichi prefecture is marking the World Cosplay Summit by dressing as Sword Art Online's Kirito. Hideaki Omura, governor of Aichi prefecture, has been spotted cosplaying as Kirito from Sword Art Online while meeting contestants from ...

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As previously reposted on WOW Japan, "ROSELIA" keyboardist Satomi Akesaka will be graduating from the band due to health issues. She was reported to have suffered from sudden hearing loss, at least twice since March of this year.

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . August 2, 2018 . 10:15am The latest combatant for SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy has been announced and it is a face that looks rather familiar. Terry Bogard has joined the cast. Except this time, he is a woman.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With a couple of baseball shows out this year we can now look ahead to next year. The Mix manga from Mitsuru Adachi has now gotten the green light with a planned spring 2019 debut. No details about the production were revealed with the announcemen...

Japan accounts for 56% of in-game purchases worldwide Mobile app data analysis organization Sensor Tower reported on Wednesday that Nintendo's Fire Emblem Heroes smartphone game has earned US$400 million from in-game purchases worldwide.

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Senran Kagura 7EVEN previews revamped Asuka character model Producer teases the PlayStation 4 title will be "revamped in many ways. " Marvelous and Honey∞Parade Games shared a first look at the revamped Asuka character model for Senran Kagura 7EVE...

Siliconera Sato

Following the reveal of Compile Heart's new desert-themed RPG Arc of Alchemist, the company has uploaded a new teaser trailer that gives us a better idea about its vast desert setting. The story takes place in a vast desert that is said to have a ...

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By Jenni . August 2, 2018 . 11:00am An official teaser trailer for Life is Strange 2 has been released. While we do not see any major characters, it is a surprisingly informative. The almost one minute long spot shows dash camera footage from an o...

Siliconera Sato

Sega launched its free-to-play mecha action game Border Break on PS4 in Japan today, and we got an introduction video featuring its animated opening as well as a look at its battles. Border Break features high-speed battles that pits multiple play...

Gematsu Sal Romano

First look at Robotics;Notes DaSH Due out on November 22 in Japan. The Amazon Japan product page for 5pb. 's Robotics;Notes DaSH, which was recently confirmed for release on PlayStation 4 and Switch in Japan on November 22, has revealed the first ...

Siliconera Sato

Marvelous shared a look at Fate/Extella Link's latest set of costumes with a new trailer and a batch of screenshots for its fifth wave of DLC called "Holiday Set. " Here's a look at the new trailer for the DLC Lineup No.

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Via Oricon News: former AKB48 member Atsuko Maeda and actor Ryo Katsuji have announced on 31st July 2018 via their respective agencies, that they have been wedded last 30th July 2018. In a joint statement, the pair thanked fans for their guidance ...

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Today on the "Pants Day" in Japan, the official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Tugeneko's love comedy manga Ueno-san wa Bukiyou/How clumsy you are, Miss Ueno is updated with a first teaser visual featuring the title character Ueno...

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Seiji Ebisu's Ore ga Suki nano wa Imōto dakedo Imōto ja nai (The One I Love is My Little Sister But She's Not a Little Sister) light novel series began streaming a promotional video for t...

Siliconera Sato

Disgaea 1 Complete, the full-HD remake of the original Disgaea, got a new trailer from NIS America that features Laharl, Etna, and more in an introduction to the denizens of the Netherworld. You can also check out our previous report for individua...

Siliconera Sato

It's not often that we see eShop games get physical releases later, but this is the case for simulation RPG World Neverland: Elnea Kingdom in Japan this October, Althi announced. d. As part of a bonus for the physical release, it'll include a spec...

Siliconera Sato

Konami just launched Weekly Shonen Jump: Jikkyou Janjan Stadium in Japan, the battle royale game that is kind of like the Jump Super Stars games featuring characters from 39 works. Here's a new trailer to go with the launch of the game: The traile...

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Today marks the release of a brand new album by Jin Akanishi, making this his very first physical release of 2018. "A la carte" isn't a new studio album, it's more like a compilation album. It contains rearranged versions of some Akanishi's past s...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Radirgy S announced Platform not announced, but possibly Switch. RS34 announced Radirgy S (title tentative), the latest in the MileStone-developed shoot 'em up series, during its "Arxial Rendezvous 2" event held on July 29.

First, Netflix brought us Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters, a sci-fi, kaiju with spaceships extension of the Godzilla legend. Planet of the Monsters reinvented the Godzilla franchise as a gorgeously animated, surprisingly slow-moving, almost impen...

Siliconera Sato

Japan had a bunch of remasters and rereleases such as The Last of Us and Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash, but the headliner of the week certainly goes to Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 + 2. The top spot of the week goes to Mega Man X Legacy Coll...

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From their new 7th album "FUTURE POP", Perfume check into the New PV Alerts with their promotional video for "Let Me Know". This short version put the trio on a very real bus. Ok, the bus isn't very real, and neither are the bumps that push the ap...

This year's summer Wonder Festival event debuted all the latest and greatest toys and figures heading to the Japanese market, from virtual YouTubers to life-size characters. Figure maker Good Smile Company's Orange Rouge line revealed its 1/1-scal...

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