Street Fighter V's first attempt at a beta didn't go too well, but work continues on the next entry, and a new challenger approaches! The latest character to join the roster is none other than Vega, who wants you to be intoxicated by his beauty in the reveal trailer after the jump.
Bandai Visual is releasing Ghost in the Shell: The Movie to Japanese home video on Bluray and DVD in October of 2015. Hit the jump to learn the details.
August 3rd marks the birthday of Honoka Kōsaka, the lead character of Love Live! School Idol Project, and Japanese fans have taken to Twitter to wish Honoka birthday congratulations. Hit the jump to check them out.
A Japanese inventor by the name of Kota Yamada has created a pair of humanoid robots for Maker Faire Tokyo 2015 that tackle a problem that has long perplexed humanity: making pancakes. Hit the jump to see the robot chefs in action.
No maid cafes for Prison School! Starting August 3rd, and running through the end of September, this season's anime adaptation of Akira Hiramoto's award winning Prison School manga is teaming up with the Lockup theme restaurant chain for a special anime inspired menu, along with character coasters and a free introduction booklet. Get a look after the jump.
The release date for VALKYRIE DRIVE - Bhikkuni, the PS Vita action game for the new VALKYRIE DRIVE cross-media franchise, as well as special limited edition extras and bonus DLC have been announced. Hit the jump to check it out.
The truth behind a mysterious teaser image that was posted on the official One Piece home video page has been revealed and unfortunately it's a bit anti-climatic. Hit the jump to learn more.
It was confirmed in its fifth episode that the Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers TV anime now features five-member project band UROBOROS' "Black Swallowtail" as its second OP song, following "Cry for the Truth" by MICHI. Hit the jump for more.
The official website for the upcoming original boys musical-themed TV anime Star-Mu (initially titled as High School Star Musical) today announced that it will premiere on Tokyo MX and other stations across Japan this October. Hit the jump for more details.
29-year-old anime voice actor Yuuki Kaji, best known for his portrayal as Eren Yeager in the Attack on Titan series, will release his second original photo album titled "Relife" from Takarajimasha on September 3, his next birthday. Check the cover visual after the jump.
Rina Kawaei, a 20 years old member of Japanese girls idol group AKB48, will play the protagonist Azumi in the upcoming new stage play adaptation of Yu Koyama's historical action manga series of the same name. Check its poster visuals and two image PVs featuring her as the young female assassin character after the jump.
It is confirmed today that the all-new feature film Love Live! The School Idol Movie had attracted 1.5 million audience in Japan by August 1, in 50 days since its release on June 13, earning an astonishing 2.2 billion yen (about 17.73 million US dollars). Hit the jump for more details.
Chiller's new anime block, featuring Wednesday night broadcasts of Is This a Zombie?, Tokyo Majin, Devil May Cry and Black Blood Brothers may not have survived the summer, or even a full month. After its less than stellar ratings, fans have noticed that the programming that launched of the US horror network July 15th is replaced in its 12:00am slot by Tower Block this coming week, then Steve Niles' Remains.
It looks like the old school Gainax gang might really be getting back together for the 2016 Toho Godzilla movie. A March announcement revealed that Evangelion's Hideaki Anno will serve as chief Director/Writer of the film while friend, Gainax co-founder, Eva writer/storyboard artist, tokusatsu guru and now live action Attack on Titan director Shinji Higuchi as the secondary director and main special effects director. Now, it looks like Mahiro Maeda might be involved too!
The Danganronpa play is a thing that's coming, and the official play cast was revealed on Wednesday. Hit the jump for more info!