The Naruto Shippuden version of Sasuke Uchiha is set to become the fourth Naruto figure in MegaHouse's premium female audience G.E.M figure line after two Kakashi versions and a Naruto. More after the jump.
The Japan Racing Association has launched the second phase of its Attack on Titan promotion. Now, the site teaches you how to pet the ponies, with odds for seven cast member jockeys, and even Titan themed sports papers. More after the jump.
The visuals on the official K site have been getting more specific about the plans for the follow-up to GoHands' 2012 anime series. After a run of images promising a 2014 premiere, the anime feature has now been pinned down to July 12th. Get a look after the jump.
In some new Kill La Kill fun, otaku rapper Richie Branson has put together a new homage to the anime in "Flow Regalia." Meanwhile, with the replica scissor swords now on tale, Toranoana Store B in Akihabara is displaying a special full sized model next to their cast register. Get a look after the jump.
Those looking forward to Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky might want to pre-order for a handful of bonus goodies. Folks in Europe will get Escha's Apple Pirate and Enchanted Witch costumes, plus Logy's Tails Butler outfit. More on that, plus the opening movie, after the jump!
Last week we got a nice, lengthy look at the general combat of Yakuza Ishin (Yakuza Restoration). Now Sega's back with another developer video, this time focusing on special moves and Heat Action. See more of the game we probably won't see outside of Japan below.
Japan is getting more Soul Sacrifice in the form of Soul Sacrifice Delta, which is officially set to arrive on PS Vita on March 6, 2014. According to this week's issue of Dengeki PlayStation, the retail version will be priced at ¥4,980, with the download going for ¥3,900. Read on for more.
After the recent Fate/stay night, Hatsune Miku and Fire Emblem team-ups, it's Capcom x Capcom with Devil May Cry slated to be next Monster Hunter Frontier G collaboration. Get a look after the jump.
It seems like character goods markers expect otaku to be very lonely going into and coming out of the holiday season, because there are a ton of hug pillows scheduled to be released over the next couple of months. Get a look at the highlights after the jump.
Bandai's official online store Premium Bandai has started accepting pre-orders for the new Sailor Moon collaboration items with popular Japanese brand Peach John; Sailor Moon Panties, Sailor Moon Bra Set, Sailor Moon Pajamas, and Sailor Moon Costume Bra Set. Hit the jump for the details of the latest Sailor Moon lingerie.
Next spring, Japan will be getting its own localized take on The Avengers, with Toei working with Disney on the animated series and Bandai working on the merchandise. In this case, a localized interpenetration means that Marvel's superheroes are basically going to become Pokémon. Now, there's an early look at the associated figures. Check them out after the jump.
Imperial Enterprise has started accepting orders for "Monkey D. Luffy Official License College Ring," the latest item from its One Piece Premium Collection. The high quality engraved ring with a natural gemstone red agate produces only 5,000. Check the details after the jump.
The official web site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Kantai Collection/KanColle online social card game finally launched on December 10. Its only page is now featuring the Kanmusu (fleet girl) version of Japanese destroyer Fubuki voiced by Sumire Uesaka. Check the visual after the jump.
MarvelousAQL has posted the first promotional video for the upcoming PSP game Bakumatsu Rock on its official YouTube channel. The rhythm adventure game features popular historical characters in the Bakumatsu era in Japan as rock musicians. Check the clip after the jump.
The Hollywood 47 Ronin did not do well in its Japanese opening, taking $1.3 million, as compared to the opening weekend's first place finisher Lupin III vs. Detective Conan's $6.3 million. That wasn't for lack of trying. There was plenty of press. There was an endorsement from the cast of Sengoku Basara. There was even banana tattooing. Get a look after the jump.