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April 6, 2019, 8:30 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

The Japanese government has announced that the new imperial era is Reiwa (令和). It has several meanings, but the official English translation is "Beautiful Harmony. " It's also the name of an erotic game theme.

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A parks foundation plans to up patrols over the upcoming holiday period after a name was found scrawled on the sand at the popular Tottori Sand Dunes in Tottori City on Wednesday, reports the Asahi Shimbun (Apr.

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The Japan Self Defense Force (JSDF) often uses moe mascots to help recruit people. Their most successful mascots in fact are known as I ☆ P's (pronounced as Eyepiece), which represent their air, ground, and maritime defense forces.

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Recently after the new Japanese era was named, Yu Inaba who portrayed Go Shijima/Kamen Rider Mach from Kamen Rider Drive posted a couple of tweets that he is going to a certain place for a shoot. Could he be hinting that he will be appearing in Ka...

Comic Book Publisher Announces Trade Paperback Collections Author: Keith Aiken Source: IDW Publishing Special Thanks to Justin Eisinger, Bobby Curnow, Matt Frank and Chris Ryall Matt Franks cover art for Godzilla: Complete Rulers of Earth Vol.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© 2019 Five fairy scholars / Fairy Gone Production Committee P. A. Works original series Fairy gone is is set for an April 7th, 2019 debut on Tokyo MX and now a new promo has come out for it. Clocking in at 75-seconds, it shows off a lot of new fo...

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When Detective Pikachu hits Japan, it will be having a Japanese dubbed release. And in the dub, actor Ryouma Takeuchi will be voicing Justice Smith's character, Tim Goodman. And now, the film's Japanese website has announced that the actor will al...

Siliconera Jenni

By Jenni . April 5, 2019 . 7:16am Following a teasing tweet last night, Xseed Games has announced a Senran Kagura Peach Ball localization. The Nintendo Switch pinball game will appear in North America in Summer 2019.

Siliconera Alistair Wong

By Alistair Wong . April 5, 2019 . 5:00pm In a recently published interview with then-Atlus CEO and now-board director Naoto Hiraoka that dates back to Taipei Game Show in January, he answered questions regarding Persona 5 coming to the Switch, Jo...

Trigger's original anime film Promare-directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi and written by Kazuki Nakashima-is back in the spotlight in a new promo and poster. The stylish collaboration with XFLAG Studio hits Japan on May 24, and Superfly is lined up to pr...

It has been a long wait for fans, with much speculation, but finally Shiina Ringo has finally announced details for her long awaited new album, entitled 'Sandokushi'- a play on the Buddhist term 'Sandoku' referring to three poisons that poison the...

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Samurai Shodown launches June 27 for PS4 and Xbox One in Japan, summer for arcades, and winter 2019 for Switch and PC Meet the game's three original characters. Samurai Shodown will launch for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on June 27 in Japan, develo...

Siliconera Alistair Wong

Universal Studios Singapore has announced that they will also be expanding their theme park with Super Nintendo World, which is set to open first in Japan next year. With this, Super Nintendo World is set to come to every Universal Studios park gl...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Kochoki: Wakaki Nobunaga Production Committee The summer 2017 original anime series Kochoki: Wakaki Nobunaga has a bit of new information landing as it reveals a summer 2019 premiere. The latest comes in the form of two new cast additions as we'...

Siliconera Sato

While the prequel, Octopath Traveler: Conquerors of the Continent is making its way to smartphones it appears that the original Octopath Traveler is headed to Steam with it getting a new PC rating in Korea.

SoraNews24 Casey Baseel

Leaving out the littlest bounty hunter is a big omission, and could signify a difference in tone between the anime and live-action version. Back in the fall, Netflix announced that it will be producing a Cowboy Bebop drama, finally bringing to fru...

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© UTA PRI MOVIE PROJECT The Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ franchise revealed back in May 2017 that they would be bringing a feature film which in December 2017 we learned would be called Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Love Kingdom.

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It looks like the official Love Live! website has been hacked. This is because the anime's official Twitter page has reported that an outside party has taken over and manipulated the website's domain. Those who try to access the official website w...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

In February 2017, it was announced that former Tales producer Hideo Baba was heading up a new studio at Square Enix called Studio Istolia. Last month, however, Baba and Square Enix parted aways. Prior to joining Square Enix, Baba produced Tales ga...

Siliconera Sato

NetherRealm Studios unveiled a brand-new playable character who'll be making his debut in Mortal Kombat 11. The character is known as one of Shao Kahn's trusted warriors got a reveal trailer. Check out the trailer below: A proud servant of the Out...

As the anime adaptation of Kazuhiro Fujita's Karakuri Circus manga enters its third cours, it's time for a new ending theme. Lozareena's "Over me" was previously revealed as the third OP, and now the show will close out with the return of BUMP OF ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Nozomi Entertainment is expanding the availability of one of their anime releases of Victorian Romance Emma with the Kickstarter having wrapped up awhile ago with the Blu-ray and dub funding. It's been a bit since we last heard from this project b...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

© Akatsuki Inc. With a mobile game out in summer 2017 in Japan, we learned in July of last year that an anime adaptation of the Hachigatsu no Cinderella Nine property is in the works from Akatsuki and Kadokawa.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

While things continue to not move forward with a sequel film, the World War Z property is moving forward with the game as it's set for an April 16th, 2019 debut now. Saber Interactive, in partnership with Focus Home Interactive, has brought out a ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With a couple of anime TV series from a couple of decades ago, the Dragon Quest property revealed in February its move into the modern age with Dragon Quest: Your Story. The project got a good update date with a 30-second teaser cut from the 70-se...

Now that theatrical screenings have come and gone for the first of two Made in Abyss compilation movies, it's time to look ahead to the second. The Made in Abyss: Wandering Twilight anime film screens in U.

Siliconera Sato

Rope physics are always a big deal in Umihara Kawase games and it'll be another big part of Umihara Kawase Fresh! for Switch. Success shared a new trailer that explains its "pendulum" gameplay. The video was put together mostly for beginners, so v...

Free-to-play exploration game previously launched for smartphones, PC Aiming announced on Thursday that its PlayStation 4 version of its Caravan Stories game will launch in Japan this spring. The company also launched a teaser website for the game...

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