If you missed the Xenoblade Chronicles X Nintendo Direct presentation on Friday, the footage made its way online via YouTube shortly after. You can dig into the Video Showcase of Monolith Soft's open-world RPG and more after the jump.
One of the major doujinshi events, Super Comic City, kicks off May 3rd at Tokyo Big Sight and shojo manga artist and frequent doujinshi artist Arina Tanemura (The Gentlemen's Alliance Cross, Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne, Full Moon wo Sagashite) has created a new Cross Ange parody for the occasion. Unlike her earlier one, the new Cross Ange Drama - Man Version flips the cast's gender for some boys' love action. Get a look after the jump.
The Vampire Knight stage musical - which originally ran from January 21 - 25, 2015 - is returning with an encore production entitled Vampire Knight - Revive for eight showings in July, 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
As part of the partnership between Nippon TV and Hulu Japan, a new television drama entitled The Last Cop will be hitting the popular streaming website beginning in the summer of 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
To celebrate the release of a new Dragon Quest game for smart phones, a collaboration cafe featuring a special themed menu is opening in Shibuya beginning April 28, 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
Hachioji-P, best known for his 2009 Hatsune Miku song "Electric Love," today released his latest song "Marine Dreamin'" digitally via iTunes. It is used as an image song for pachinko company Sankyo's "iMarine Project" featuring its new mascot character iMarine-chan. Check her cute dance after the jump!
It was officially announced at "Character Cycle Wear Meeting 2nd GSR Cup CYCLE RACE" event yesterday that an anime adaptation of Taishi Miyake's road bike-themed manga Long Riders! is in the works. The event was held at the Mobara Twin Circuit in Chiba Prefecture. Hit the jump for more details.
It is confirmed that 23-year-old voice actress/singer Riho Iida, best known as Rin Hoshizora in the Love Live! franchise and a member of its VA unit μ's, will release her first solo major album from Tokuma Japan, "rippi-rippi," on July 29. Hit the jump for more details.
After 25 years, and almost as many James Cameron movie delays, the art of Yukito Kishiro's Battle Angel Alita is finally being compiled in an art book. Set to be released Yukito Kishiro Art Book ARS MAGNA - from start to work "Gunnm ( Battle Angel Alita) Kasei Senki will feature 128 pages of work from Alita and its follow-ups and spin-off Ashen Victor, as well as Aqua Knight and more.
FUNimation has scheduled a complete premium Blu-ray set of Soul Eater to be released on June 30th along with a collection of its spin-off Soul Eater Not! Preparing for the latter, they've announced the cast of the Not! English dub. See who's who after the jump.
Fairy Tail author Hiro Mashima is at it again, posting more sketches to Twitter. He's returned to a fan-favorite subject; namely cute guys. Well, that and new gender-swap art (previously the inspiration for sketches back in 2012). Get a look after the jump.
The Hyperdimension Neptunia series is home to several colorful and engaging role-playing games, but the heroines themselves are what make things so exciting and endearing. Idea Factory knows this, and thus has announced an Iffy's Store-exclusive limited edition of the upcoming Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed for PS Vita. Hit the jump to see what it comes with!
It's down to a month to Sentai Filmworks May 26th release of Super Sonico: The Animation, and after making headlines with the casting of cosplayer Jessica Nigri as the lead, and slowly revealing the principals, they've now presented the full cast. See who's who after the jump.
2015 smartphonegame 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. Following last week's look at the new the Saber by Huke, voiced by Mamiko Noto, a Rider ad ran with this week's episode Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]. Get a look after the jump.
Bandai Namco has just announced that Girl Friend Beta: Summer Vacation Spent With You is headed for a launch on PS Vita in Japan on August 20. The dating sim will receive both standard and download editions that cost 6,640 yen, with a special limited edition that'll run you 9,980 yen instead. Hit the jump for a look at the game!