When the Minecraft-inspired Dragon Quest Builders hits Japan on January 28, 2016, a special themed PlayStation 4 model will join it. Pre-orders are now up at Sony Store Japan for Jet Black and Glacier White versions, each packing a controller, the usual accessories, a themed hard-drive bay cover, an original PS4 sleeve, and an original theme. More after the jump.
Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax is fast approaching its December 17 launch in Japan, so Sega is here with an extended trailer showcasing the fighter's full roster. See the footage after the jump.
After being announced during the recent Nintendo Direct presentation, Pokémon Picross now has an official release date for the west. According to the Pokémon Twitter, the 3DS game hits the eShop in North America and Europe on December 3. More after the jump.
Four-member Japanese rock band flumpool has posted a 90-second "Limited Movie" for their upcoming 14th single "Yoru wa Nemurerukai?" (Can You Sleep at Night?) on its official YouTube channel. It is used as the theme song for both the trilogy film and TV anime adaptation based on Gamon Sakurai's Ajin sci-fi action manga. Check the clip after the jump.
Chris Brown, the American recording artist famous for borrowing from classic manga City Hunter, among other things, has again referenced Japanese pop-media in his latest work. Less than a month before his new album "Royalty" Chris Brown presented a new 34-track mixtape called "Before The Party." Again, otaku find the visual to be a bit familiar. Get a look after the jump.
The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime singles/albums for the week of November 16-22. The number one album of the 46th week is CHiCO with HoneyWorks' 1st major album "Sekai wa i ni Michiteiru" released on November 18. Check this week's ranking after the jump.
Following the one for the 13th TV series Mahou Tsukai PreCure!/Maho Girls PreCure! yesterday, Toei Animation today also opens the official website for the upcoming 8th All Stars film, PreCure All Stars: Minna de Utau♪ Kiseki no Mahou! (Sung by Everyone♪ Miracle Magic!), for a March 19, 2016 release. Check the teaser and 1st main visual after the jump!
11.26's Good Bath day is another of those pun pseudo-holidays, based on 11 being pronounced as "Ii" and 26 being read as "Furo," or together as "good bath." Among the folks who had fun with the occasion on social media was Fairy Tail author Hiro Mashima, who posted a bit of fanservice. Get a look after the jump.
With the game up for vote on Steam Greenlight, visual novel localizer/distributor Sekai Project has posted a trailer for The Sad Story of Emmeline Burns. A free game created by Ebi-Hime, author of Aspyhxia and The Way We ALL GO, TSSofEB is a free yuri (girls' love) game created for a game jam. Get a look after the jump.
Funky Kato, the former vocalist of Japanese hip-hop band FUNKY MONKEY BABYS, will be starring in the leading role in Sabuibo Mask, a comedy about a determined young man trying to revitalize his fading hometown with a unique street performance. Hit the jump to learn more.
GA Geijutsuka Art Design Class, a humorous 4-panel comic by Satoko Kiyuduki, is concluding its serialization after running for 10 years in Houbunsha's Manga Time Kirara Carat seinen manga magazine. Hit the jump to learn more.
Atlus previously shared Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir character action trailers for Gwendolyn, Cornelius, Mercedes, and Oswald. The latest playable preview puts Velvet in the spotlight after the jump.
It's the day after Thanksgiving, and that means one thing on Fanart Friday: VILLAINS! The antagonists of our favorite stories aren't all bad, though--hit the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces featuring your favorite baddies from Star Wars, Drifters, Food Wars, Suikoden, and much more!
To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Japanese animation studio Shaft, Inc. is creating an art exhibition called "Madogatari" that combines two of their most popular anime properties: Puella Magi Madoka Magica and the Monogatari series. Leading into this, Aniplex+ started teasing a 1/8 scale Shinobu Oshino figure bathing in a tub full of donuts, inspired by the anime cover art from Nisemonogatari volume 3, with the "Karen Bee" story. Get a look after the jump.
The pioneers of anison dance, the Real Akiba Boyz, are sponsoring the first-ever global Anison Dance Battle called “Akiba Street” Tokyo Otaku Mode brings us a intro video and full details on how YOU can enter, after the jump!