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August 3, 2018, 7:00 PM
Siliconera Sato

Square Enix posted a new job listing to recruit 3DCG designers to work as a VFX designer for Final Fantasy VII Remake, but what's different this time is that it is being described as an action game. Those who fill the position will work as a VFX d...

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...

The World Cosplay Summit is in full swing in Nagoya and each country's representative made a courtesy call to the area's local officials. Aichi prefecture governor Hideaki Ōmura and Nagoya city mayor Takashi Kawamura, who decided to dress up to me...

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?

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TV anime "Senran Kagura" has announced that it will be having a second season by October 2018! The upcoming season will be known as "Senran Kagura: SHINOVI MASTER Tokyo Demon Arc", and most of its cast and staff information has likewise been revea...

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.

JEFusion Nikko Amano

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.

Yen Press publishes manga adaptation of anime in English The September issue of Kadokawa's Shōnen Ace magazine revealed on July 26 that Keisuke Sato will end the manga adaptation of the Little Witch Academia anime in the magazine's next issue on A...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Octopath Traveler shipments and digital sales top one million Milestone achieved in less than a month after release. Total worldwide shipments and digital sales for Octopath Traveler have exceeded one million units, Square Enix announced (2).

Gematsu Sal Romano

My Hero One's Justice adds All For One Plus, details on the Plus Ultra All technique. All For One will be playable in My Hero One's Justice, the latest issue of Weekly Jump reveals. The villain, voiced by Akio Ootsuka, uses both close and long ran...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . August 2, 2018 . 8:00am People intending to pick up a physical copy of Spyro Reignited Trilogy will need to do some downloading, should they want to play all three games. The official website for the collection has been updated, and it ...

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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

Persona Q2 TV spot to debut during August 4 episode of Persona 5 the Animation 3DS sequel finally set for full reveal. A Persona Q2 TV spot "packed with new information" will debut in Japan during the August 4 episode of Persona 5 the Animation th...

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Back in 2017, Production I. G. announced that they're working on a new Ghost in the Shell anime project. And now, during the San Diego Comic-Con, Production I. G. USA president Maki Terashima-Furuta revealed more details about the new anime in an ...

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

The saga of Laughing Under the Clouds continues with Wit Studio's anime film adaptation, Laughing Under the Clouds: Gaiden, the first two parts of which are coming to theaters throughout the United States on August 24 courtesy of ELEVEN ARTS Anime...

Siliconera Alistair Wong

The first screenshot for Kamen Rider: Climax Scramble Zi-O has been revealed, as well as some information on who will be appearing in the title aside from the titular Kamen Rider Zi-O. [Thanks, Japanese Nintendo and Ryokutya2089!

WOWJAPAN Rochelle

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.

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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...

Mitsuru Adachi's Mix baseball manga is inspiring a television anime adaptation in spring 2019. The manga's story is set in Meisei Academy about 30 years after the events in Adachi's Touch manga. The story centers on two step brothers who are aimin...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Black Clover: Quartet Knights adds Vetto Plus tidbits on the game's original story mode. Vetto will be playable in Black Clover: Quartet Knights, the latest issue of Weekly Jump reveals. A member of the Eye of the Midnight Sun who specializes in a...

Siliconera Sato

Peach Ball: Senran Kagura isn't your regular Senran Kagura game, as it is actually a new pinball game coming to Nintendo Switch. Amazon Japan shared a look with its first batch of screenshots. Peach Ball: Senran Kagura is a pinball game that'll ma...

Gematsu Sal Romano

Varnir of the Dragon Star events overview trailer Several minutes of new footage. Compile Heart has released a new trailer for Varnir of the Dragon Star: Ecdysis of the Dragon previewing some of the upcoming RPG's event scenes.

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.

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.

Gematsu Sal Romano

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 ...

Siliconera Jenni

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

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.

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 ...

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