National Defense Academy of Japan plans to hold its 62nd anniversary festival on November 8 and 9. To support the event, Kazuhiro Takamura, best known as the director of the military-featured moe anime series Strike Witches, designs three original mascot girls representing the land, sea and air forces. Check the visuals after the jump.
To promote the DVD/Blu-ray disc of Crayon Shin-chan: Serious Battle! Robot Dad Strikes Back, the 22nd film of the anime franchise, Bandai Visual has posted four live-action CMs featuring 50-year-old Keiji Fujiwara, who voices Shinnosuke's farther Hiroshi Nohara in the anime series. Check the clips after the jump.
The visuals of the main characters for the upcoming musical adaptation of Matsuri Hino's Vampire Knight manga series are revealed to the Japanese media today. 20-year-old Yumi Wakatsuki, who is known as a member of Japanese idol group Nogizaka46, plays the protagonist Yuki Cross. Check more information after the jump.
Lantis has posted a 90-second promotional video for popular voice actor Daisuke Ono's upcoming 7th single "Mission D," which is scheduled to be released in Japan on November 19. He is currently voicing Kokkuri-san in Gugure! Kokkuri-san and Keiji Onizuka in Terraformars. Check his latest song after the jump.
Comic Natalie today posted the front image of the first flyer for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Yusei Matsui's Ansatsu Kyoushitsu/Assassination Classroom manga, introducing the first visual of the alien teacher Korosensei who is created with CGI in the film. Check it out after the jump.
During March's 10th anniversary Noitamina festivities, the alt-audience anime programming block announced that, following Psycho-Pass, their next movie will be a 2015 adaptation of the work of Satoshi Itō, a sci-fi novelist who wrote under the name Project Itoh, and who passed away in 2009 at age 34. Today, the block aired an ad for the adaptation of Project Itoh's Genocidal Organ. Get a look after the jump.
A couple days ago we posted about the next game from Imageepoch, a Nintendo 3DS simulation-RPG called Stella Glow. In addition to the information revealed in the latest issue of Famitsu magazine, Imageepoch opened a teaser site. More after the jump.
Hong Kong is a city of wonder, of light, of art... and of crazy on-foot chases that turn into ten-man brawls in the middle of a shopping district! The war for the Sun On Yee Triad makes the jump to next-gen consoles with Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition, but is it worth revisiting? Hit the jump to check out our full review!
Following his work on 2012's Road to Ninja, series creator Masashi Kishimoto is back working on the scenario and character designs for The Last: Naruto the Movie. Since it was first announced, news about the manga has certainly given it a legitimate air of finality. Along with the movie celebrating 15 years of Naruto, the Naruto New Era Opening Project will also feature newly announced 2015 international Naruto Exhibition tour.
In addition to its strategy magic battles, PS Vita The Irregular at Magic High School: Out of Order is set to arrive on December 25th with a robust story mode supervised by light novel author Tsutomu Satō. Beyond offering special classes for customizing your CAD magic, there will be upwards of 30 hours of different character permutations. Dengeki Online has previewed this, along with the game's SAO collaboration costumes.
Nano Assault Neo, a shoot 'em up that originally hit Wii U in 2012, is making its way to PlayStation 4 with some enhancements. The port, titled Nano Assault Neo-X, will feature 1080p graphics at 60 frames per second, online rankings, two-player co-op, and more, and you can see some of it in action in the first trailer after the jump.
“Robots in disguise” take a big step forward to becoming a reality with the debut of a new robot prototype in Japan that can transform from bi-pedal human form to action-ready automobile. Watch a demo video after the jump!
Yesterday we posted about some character additions for Dragon Quest Heroes, which is tossing Dragon Quest VIII's Jessica and Yangus into its Musou-style action. According to the latest issue of Jump, a couple heroines from Dragon Quest V will also be joining in on the fun when Dragon Quest Heroes launches next spring. More after the jump.
Following up on the Japanese release date announcement from earlier this week, Koei Tecmo revealed details for the western release of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round. The fighter hits PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One in North America and Europe on February 17 and 20, respectively. Hit the jump for more.
Kotobukiya has stepped in to solve the problem of figure collectors whose collections were lacking in scary naked guys! An action model of Attack on Titan's Eren in his titan form has been scheduled for February release. Sculpted by Junnosuke Abe (RESTORE) and Yuichi Kuwamura, it features regular and shouting expressions, and it's literally articulated up to the moveable eyeballs.