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August 4, 2018, 6:00 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...

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After the first feature film for Ghost in the Shell we eventually got the Stand Alone Complex and 2nd Gig anime series before getting a couple more movies. While the live-action film may not have lit the world on fire (it did create some new fans ...

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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As previously reported, Daichi Miura will release his new single, "Be Myself", on August 22. Daichi debuted the Nao'ymt-produced song on last month's 2018 FNS Uta no Natsu Matsuri. The music video for the song has now been released.

Chvrches and Kom_I of Wednesday Campanella, photo by Masato Yokoyama Since dropping their latest album, Love is Dead, back in May, CHVRCHES have served fans a number of covers. First there was their take on Rihanna's "Stay", and then there Like a ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Yukari Koyama · Eliza Kusakabe / DeNA / Anime Beans Known in English as Love Between Married Couples, an anime adaptation of Holiday Love ~Fūfukan Ren'ai~ has been released. The property comes from Yukari Koyama and Eliza Kusakabe that began in ...

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, ...

Koei Tecmo and Team Ninja have perhaps finally revealed their true intentions with Dead or Alive 6, as these latest 2 gameplay trailers have revealed that the game's male fighters lose clothing upon taking damage and even glisten with sweat - mean...

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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...

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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 ...

Siliconera Sato

We haven't heard much about Persona Q2 since it was announced almost exactly one year ago, but Atlus says we'll get to see more in a TV spot that is scheduled to run during Persona 5 the Animation on August 4, 2018.

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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...

Siliconera Sato

Compile Heart shared a new gameplay video for its upcoming dragon-eating RPG Varnir of the Dragon Star with a look at an early event and a gruesome scene showing the "birth" of a dragon. The video starts out with the beginning of the story, where ...

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...

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...

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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...

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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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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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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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.

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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...

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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...

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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!

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.

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The results for Yahoo! Japan Search Awards mid year 2018 are announced. Annually, these awards are given to people, works and products which had the biggest increase in their Yahoo searches compared to the previous year.

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