Data Discs, a London-based company with the goal of releasing classic video game soundtracks as vinyl records, has announced the first two sountracks that it plans to publish: Streets of Rage and Shenmue. Hit the jump to learn more.
Whether for drying off after a shower or just for relaxing around the house, the Official Legend of Zelda Bath Robe from Merchoid is a great way to show your Nintendo fandom in comfort and style. Hit the jump to check it out.
During December of last year, Japanese snack maker Koikeya made a splash with a brand of orange-flavored potato chips. Now due to popular demand, the chips are coming back. Hit the jump to learn more.
Recently, it was announced that Dragon Quest VIII would be receiving its own Nintendo 3DS port. Now that the release is getting ever-closer, some Japanese shop locations are putting up posters that depict additional characters in the port to go along with the extra scenarios we already knew about. Hit the jump to see the promotional artwork!
Atlus' upcoming Lost Dimension will feature a whole cast of interesting characters, including the latest two introduced by the trailer below. Both Mana Kawai and George Jackman make the scene, the "powerhouses" of S.E.A.L.E.D. and possible obstacles in your way to stop The End from ending life as we know it. Hit the jump for the trailer!
Have you ever wanted to be like the great Saint Tail? The classic anime's Saint Illusion stick is available as of today as a special crane game prize for you to use for all your letter-writing needs. Hit the jump for more details!
During its panel at Animazement, Aniplex of America has detailed the contents of the second Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works Limited Edition set. Hit the jump for the details.
Kodansha's Weekly Young Magazine is about to reveal on Monday that CLAMP's current ongoing series xxxHOLiC: Rei series will be taking a break for a whole month. No need to worry, though! It will be returning in the 31st issue, which will ship on June 29. Hit the jump for more!
2015 smartphone (iOS/Android) game Fate/Grand Order features the battle for the Holy Grail across seven time periods with scenario by TYPE-MOON founder Kinoko Nasu and a very impressive collection of artists. It'll feature Fate/stay nighter's Heracles Berserker, Fate/zero's Lancelot, a new Berserker with connections to Fate/Extra's Saber, and, the subject of the latest promo, another new Berserker with implied connections to Fate/zero's Rider.
The Kickstarter page for Trigger's effort to crowdfund a follow-up to their Little Witch Academia Anime Mirai short has been updated with the project's latest status as of this May. There's good news and bad news. The latter is that the anime is running a bit behind schedule and shipment of the rewards will also be delayed. More after the jump.
Chaika - The Coffin Princess light novel illustrator and original character designer Namaniku ATK is more likely to Tweet weigh loss effort updates than art, but there was a special treat this weekend, an illustrator of the Eight Heroes' female duo, Dominica Skoda and Claudia Dodge. Get a look after the jump.
HYPERSONIC music club artist Hiroyuki Takahashi is nearly done with the next page of his original webcomic for Crunchyroll. While he applies the finishing touches, here’s a look at his spectacular work creating original characters and graphic design for Japan’s underground music scene. Enjoy after the jump!
Last year, Kyoto Animation's fifth annual search for exciting new works selected its first grand prize winner, Violet Evergarden. 2014 was evidently a dryer year because the sixth Kyoto Animation Awards named no 1 million yen grand prize, 100,000 yen encouragement or 300,000 yen Animation Do special prize winners.
Keita Takahashi is the creator of Katamari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy, and it's been quite a while since we've heard from him. Takahashi's studio Funomena showcased a brand new creation at an event in Los Angeles, and we're finally getting a look at his latest project. Hit the jump for more details!
The English J-Stars Victory VS+, site has rolled out its latest promo for the crossover fighting game celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Shonen Jump magazine, now set to be released in Europe on June 26, followed by the Americas on June 30, on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, as well as a digital-only release on PS Vita. This one features Gon from Hunter x Hunter versus Ryo-san from the famously long running KochiKame.