It is officially announced today that a musical adaptation of Hidekaz Himaruya's comedy manga series Hetalia: Axis Powers is in the works. It is scheduled to be performed at Zepp Roppongi Blue Theater in Tokyo from December 24 to 29. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the live-action film adaptation of the Terra Formars sci-fi action manga series today posted its first poster visual and a 30-second teaser to introduce the set of the spaceship which cost about 100 million yen (80,700 US dollars) to build. Check the clip after the jump.
The HATSUNE MIKU x TETSUYA NOMURA collaboration that was screened at Hatsune Miku art exhibition "Universal Positivity"@Wallplay last fall as a part of HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2014 in New York is taking 3D form as the Square Enix Variant Play Arts Kai figure lines adapts the work of their noted designer. More after the jump.
Founding member of Gainax, animator on Daicon IV, Gunbuster and Nadia and character design for Neon Genesis Evangelion, Nadia, FLCL, .hack//Sign, Diebuster, and the Mamoru Hosoda movie, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto is the latest big name in anime to join Twitter. He celebrated the launch of his social media presence with some old rough art and his art for the Mike Furuhata CD of Yukari Yuitsuki music offered at Comiket 88.
Atlus USA continues to run through English versions of the Persona 4: Dancing All Night character trailers, and Chie Satonaka is next up on the floor. July 30 also happens to be Chie's birthday, so it's the perfect time to celebrate with the video after the jump.
The kawaii sci-fi saga of Mugi Tanaka’s PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team! continues this week with a story update as our heroic trio boldly dares to venture out of the safety of “the Bubble” and into the wild wastelands in search of fortune. All this, plus a story recap, after the jump!
TOHO animation has posted previews for the first three Monster Musume character song singles, "Kiss Me Darling," by Sora Amamiya's Miia, "Papism" by Ari Ozawa's Papi and "Nobility"by Natsuki Aikawa's Cera. The three are set to be released September 2nd. Check out the preview after the jump.
Despite all the hullabaloo surrounding the Red Ash Kickstarter, now seems like an appropriate time for the following Mighty No. 9 video. The Summer Games Done Quick speedrunning marathon is still going strong right now, and speedrunning is the name of the game in the latest batch of footage. Watch an opening stage speedrun from Inti Creates after the jump.
Strap on your Rambo-esque red bandana and get ready to rock with Game Freak and Sega's Tembo the Badass Elephant! Was this new platformer a simple side project or a labor of love? Check out our full review after the jump!
In May, Marvel Comics announced their solicitation material for their August 2015 releases. Noteworthy to fans of Japanese media, over 20 issues from the home of the Avengers and X-Men are being offered with special "manga variant covers," all of which were currently being credited to TBA. After slowly previewing the works, with the latest batch, only Thors #3 remains unrevealed. Check out the newest after the jump.
Keiji Inafune and Comcept's Mega Man Legends-style Red Ash: The Indelible Legend doesn't look like it will be hitting its $800,000 goal. It's not impossible, but there's quite a ways to go with just four days left. It doesn't really matter, though, because the game has been fully funded for development thanks to the help of Chinese digital entertainment company FUZE Entertainment. More after the jump.
Gust released another movie file trailer for Yoru no Nai Kuni (Land of No Night), which is coming to PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita in Japan on September 17. Watch a bit of drama between Rulitis and protagonist Arnath after the jump.
With the Resident Evil 0 HD remaster next in line for release, Capcom is looking for some feedback on one of its most-requested entries. Capcom R&D Division 1 hopped on Facebook to ask fans their thoughts on the approach to a Resident Evil 2 remake, searching for "honest and frank" opinions regarding the possible remake and "what the brand identity is supposed to be about." Read on for more.
Well, whaddaya know, Final Fantasy Explorers is coming to the west. Square Enix announced localization plans this morning, with the multiplayer 3DS game set for January 26 in North America and January 29 in Europe. Hit the jump for more.
Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' hits theaters in English-dubbed form next week, so FUNimation is promoting the release with a new dub clip. Watch the Frieza Force Dossier bring up some info on Vegeta in the video after the jump.