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August 4, 2018, 2:00 AM
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...

Mio Sugita, a lawmaker in Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), recently came under fire for an article she contributed to that appeared in the August issue of Shinchosha's Shinchō 45 magazine, which shipped on July 18.

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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 ...

Scottish synth pop group CHVRCHES today revealed their new single 'Out Of My Head"- to the surprise of everyone featuring the hyper trendy Suiyoubi no Campanella (or as marketed here by their international name, Wednesday Campanella).

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...

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A new key visual (above) has been revealed for DOUBLE DECKER! Doug & Kirill, an upcoming original buddy cop drama TV anime set in the world of TIGER & BUNNY. The story of DOUBLE DECKER! Doug & Kirill is set in the twin-sunned city of Lisvalletta, ...

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.

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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...

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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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...

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.

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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...

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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...

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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.

Featuring three stories set in three separate Chinese cities, the anime "Flavors of Youth," produced by the Japanese studio behind "Your Name," is a sensitively handled triptych exploring the bittersweet understanding adulthood necessitates when c...

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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 ...

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).

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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...

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Bitter rivalry transforms into sweet romance in a new teaser trailer (below) and a new key visual (above) for Kishuku Gakkou Juliet ("Boarding School Juliet"), an upcoming TV anime based on Yousuke Kaneda's Shakespearean romantic comedy manga abou...

Comic Book Kofi Outlaw - August 3, 2018

We told you recently that Code Geass would be dropping some kind of major announcement - and now that day is here! The first teaser trailer for the anime's new film, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Resurrection (or "Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrec...

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"Unless you have interesting input coming into you all the time, you will psychologically die. " "You learn by seeing through other people's eyes. " "People live too seriously, and that kind of narrows down their vision.

Gematsu Sal Romano

Root Letter: Last Answer and Root Letter 2 announced New Root Letter projects on the way. Kadokawa Games has announced Root Letter: Last Answer and Root Letter 2 (title tentative). A fully live-action teaser trailer for Root Letter: Last Answer wa...

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...

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!

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

A new key visual (above) and some Japanese broadcast details have been revealed for Merc Storia -Mukiryoku no Shounen to Bin no Naka no Shoujo- ("Merc Storia -The Lethargic Boy and the Girl in the Bottle-"), an upcoming TV anime based on the "line...

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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Japanese publisher Shogakukan announced today on August 3 that 67-year-old artist Mitsuru Adachi's ongoing high school baseball-themed manga MIX will get its TV anime adaptation on terrestrial stations in the spring of 2019.

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 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...

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