The current main theme of Tamashii Nations AKIBA Showroom, Japanese toy company Bandai's exhibition space in the JR Akihabara station's East-West Hall, is Chogokin, its die-cast metal robot toy brand launched back in 1974. Check the latest photo report after the jump.
Like chocolate and peanut butter, a union between Dragon Quest and Dynasty Warriors was meant to be. Dragon Quest: Heroes is the latest in Omega Force's red hot run of new releases which expand the boundaries of their tried-and-true platform. Come see how worlds collide, both figuratively and literally, after the jump!
Last week's second episode of Miss Monochrome's third season featured Yui Horie's alter-ego crossing paths with Sobasshi and Sobami (CV Toshiki Masuda), the noodle mascots from Yamada-Kun and the Seven Witches. Well, sensei noticed, and Yamaka-kun author Miki Yoshikawa Tweeted a response. Get a look after the jump.
Love Live! School Idol Project is celebrating Halloween this year with a limited edition pop-up store at the Shibuya Marui department store in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
The site for baseball anime Ace of the Diamond has introduced second season cast additions, including Shunsuke Takeuchi (The IdolM@ster Cinderella Girls' Producer) as Seidou High's Yuuki Masashi, Jouji Nakata (Fate/stay night's Kirei Kotomine, Hellsing's Alucard) as coach turned university general manager Sakaki Eijirou, and TV talent/rookie voice actor Fukushi Ochiaki as Koji Tamaki.
The already-WAY-successfully funded Kickstarter campaign for the English localization of the Muv-Luv visual novels is still going strong, and recently added physical bundle reward tiers for the PS Vita version. Meanwhile, the Muv-Luv trilogy is also making its way to PS Vita in Japan, with two separate releases set for January 21, 2016. Read on for more.
Through October 19th, The Hatsune Miku Expo tour is hosting an international songwriting competition. They are looking for new original tracks sung by Miku and the song chosen to be the Grand Prize will be performed by Miku at a future Hatsune Miku Expo concert. Weekly, Miku's 39ch has been posting a set of entry spotlights. Get a look at the sampled 20 after the jump.
The 2nd part of Studio 4°C's short film, Why She Loves Kanji, is now available online. Hit the jump to check it out.
Idea Factory International lined up a release date for the PC version of Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 3: V Generation. The third in the series of enhanced RPGs hits Steam on October 30 with upgraded 1080p visuals. Read on for more.
Koei Tecmo put its Halloween 2015 costumes on display for Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, and they're as goofy as ever. The full 34-costume set is available today in Japan as a bundle or individual purchases, and western details will hopefully follow soon. More after the jump.
Steins;Gate 0 is going to launch in Japan a little later than initially planned. Previously set for November 19, the next game in the series will now hit PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita on December 10. Hit the jump for more.
Is the Order a Rabbit?? Wonderful Party!, a new adventure game based on Koi's Is the Order a Rabbit? manga and TV anime, is coming to the PS Vita in Japan on March 03, 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
Oboreru Knife, a popular shōjo manga by George Asakura, is being adapted into a live-action film that will hit Japanese theaters in the Fall of 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
Kadokawa has posted a preview for mystery novelist Sei Hatsuno's HaruChika series. Tari Tari's Masakazu Hashimoto is back at P.A. Works, directing the production with Love Live!'s Asako Nishida adapting original character designs by Chaika's Namaniku. Prolific Reiko Yoshida is writing series composition.
Stand-Up! Records has posted a short version music video for 12-member idol group Afilia Saga's upcoming 15th single "Embrace Blade" on its official YouTube channel. It is now featured as the OP song for the TV anime Anti-Magic Academy: The 35th Test Platoon. Check their latest video after the jump!