Top News

November 27, 2012, 12:00 PM

Some more footage, more cast members from film that sold 2 million tickets in 9 days The official website for the Evangelion anime franchise began streaming a followup trailer for the Evangelion: 3. 0 You Can (Not) Redo (Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban...

Nine days after impact, Evangelion 3. 0 has taken about $35 million at the box office with over 2 million tickets sold. With the beast rampage going strong, the folks at Khara have unleashed an extended, nearly two-minute trailer for the anime fea...

If the prospect of Cyber Monday shopping doesn't have you charged, we have the fan art sure to do the trick.  So, kik off your week our latest survey of new works from Japanese online art community Pixiv below!

Kotaku East Richard Eisenbeis

This last Friday and Saturday in Tokyo, Square Enix held their 2012 Open Conference. While there was some talk about the relaunch of Final Fantasy XIV, the majority of the two-day event focused on Agni's Philosophy: Final Fantasy.

This week, Nisekoi: False Love joins the line-up on Viz's Shonen Jump Alpha digital anthology, while the first volume also becomes available via VIZManga. com.  Get a look at the yakuza relationship comedy below.

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

For decades, no, centuries, Japanese parents were happy giving their kids regular Japanese names. Sure, there have been trends, but the latest one is producing some kids with peculiar names—and even worries about bullying.

Siliconera Spencer

Sega didn’t skimp on the "seiyuu" budget for 7th Dragon 2020-II. The PSP game features 40 famous voice actors and players can choose if they want their idol to have Solid Snake’s voice actor.   Akio Ohtsuka (Solid Snake in Metal Gear Solid), Tomok...

Siliconera Spencer

Square Enix is putting together a new collection of Final Fantasy music for the series’ 25th anniversary. You can get the Orchestral Album on Blu-ray and with a bonus record if you get the limited edition bundle.

Siliconera Ishaan

Adventure game series, Syberia, is getting a third game, French publisher, Anuman Interactive, announced this morning. Syberia III will be released under the Microids label sometime during the 2014-2015 period.

Siliconera Ishaan

We don’t usually get weekly hardware sales figures for North America, but Nintendo America recently shared Black Friday-week sales figures for all their consoles and portables in the U. S. with CNET.   The Wii U, which was released on November 18t...

Siliconera Ishaan

Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires has release dates for both the U. S. and Europe, Tecmo Koei announced this morning. North Amerca will get the game on February 19th, while Europe will see it on February 22nd, 2013.


We've teamed up with The Cinematheque in Vancouver to offer two sets of two tickets, one set for Facebook and one set for Twitter, to The Cinematheque and Vancity Theatre's presentation of a massive 14 film Studio Ghibli retrospective in Vancouver...

AKAGUMI aiko Ayaka Ikimonogakari Ishikawa Sayuri AKB48 SKE48 Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Kousai Kaori Koda Kumi Godai Natsuko Sakamoto Fuyumi Tendo Yoshimi Nakashima Mika Nishino Kana Perfume Hamasaki Ayumi Fuji Ayako Princess Princess Mizuki Nana Mizumori ...

JEFusion GekiDan

It's the time of the month again for new Kamen Rider Wizard updates, which now focuses on the debut of Wizard's new form, the Kamen Rider Wizard Water Dragon, and the first appearance of the man / Phantom called "Wiseman".

JEFusion GekiDan

Here are the latest magazine images for the upcoming Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters vs Gokaiger team-up film. Although we have seen some parts of it a few days ago, the new images contains some new scenes, including the new villains!

Sankaku Complex Artefact

An otaku wedding where the bride arranged for the surprise destruction of her new husband’s (ex) virtual girlfriend Nene by ceremonially smashing the memory card with a mallet has prompted a wave of disgusted criticism online, with even non-Love P...

Updated Photo Kano Kiss PS Vita version also coming next spring A television anime adaptation of Enterbrain and Dingo's Photo Kano PSP dating simulation game has been officially announced. MADHOUSE is animating the anime, and the television statio...

The Japanese public television broadcaster NHK announced the artist lineup for this year's Kōhaku Uta Gassen (Red and White Song Battle), the New Year's Eve singing contest that is Japan's most viewed music television program.

JEFusion GekiDan

Bandai Namco Kids began streaming the 4th and 5th gameplay videos for the upcoming “KAMEN RIDER SUPER CLIMAX HEROES”, centering around Joker vs Eternal, and TheBee (Kageyama) vs Kickhopper. The game is the fifth installment of the popular Kamen Ri...

The January issue of Kodansha'a Nakayoshi magazine is confirming on Saturday that Dokidoki! Precure (Heart-Throbbing! Precure) is the new Precure project, and it is also revealing the new Precure's logo.

Siliconera Ishaan

Following last week’s look at the adventure portion of Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney, this week, Level 5 have shared a look at the courtroom part of the game, including the new court system:     In Professor Layton vs.

Siliconera Spencer

Capcom is planning to release a free downloadable content for Dragon’s Dogma on December 4. The upcoming Challenge Pack adds Hard Mode and Challenge Mode.     Hard mode is designed for players that cleared Dragon’s Dogma once.


NHK Announces Official Kouhaku 2012 Lineup Watching Kouhaku Uta Gassen (紅白歌合戦) is definitely one of the best way to spend your New Year’s Eve and NHK has confirmed the list of performers that will be going on stage this year for the 63rd Kouhaku.

This page

This is a Katsu News archive page. It shows how the site appeared at November 27, 2012, 12:00 PM JST.

The most current version of the site is always available on our home page.

Back to top