Idea Factory International is bringing Megadimension Neptunia VII, the first PlayStation 4 entry in the Hyperdimension Neptunia series, to North America and Europe in early 2016. The launch window was revealed back in early September, but now IFI is back with the first set of English screens after the jump.
You might remember that My Hero Academia author Kōhei Horikoshi has expressed his admiration for character designer Yoshiko Umakoshi's earlier work on Heartcatch Precure, and said that Umakoshi's take on the characters might be better than his own. Those designs of Quirk (super power) lacking, aspiring hero Izuku Midoriya (CV Daiki Yamashita) and legendary superman All Might (CV Kenta Miyake ) are now online in color. Get a look after the jump.
Rosanna Pansino is back with another Japanese pop culture inspired baking project. Due to popular demand, the geek baker went for a treat from Fairy Tail, specifically its Fantasia Cake. Watch how to make your own after the jump.
Chugai Mining - a Japanese conglomerate whose corporate interests include precious metals, jewelry, and real estate - is offering a piece of solid-gold jewelry based on the Millenium Puzzle from Kazuki Takahashi's Yu-Gi-Oh manga and TV anime at the Jump Festa 2016 convention. Hit the jump to learn more.
Isaac's recently discovered the joys of mecha anime, but things weren't always like this! In this week's Aniwords, he traces his journey from fantasy anime fanatic to the robothugging sensibilites that have overtaken his life, and muses on how a the things that help us change over time. Get in the robot, reader, and hit the jump!
After more than 50 million votes were cast online and in person for some 1727 different mascot characters, Hamamatsu City's resident mascot, Shusse Daimyo Ieyasu-kun, claimed the title of #1 Japanese mascot character at the 2015 Yuru-Chara Grand Prix. Hit the jump to learn more.
In their latest preview stream, Good Smile Company announced plans to release a Nendoroid superdeformed figure of One-Punch Man's popular cyborg S-Class hero Genos. He follows the Saitama that they have planned for April 2016. More after the jump.
Veteran voice actor Akio Ōtsuka turns 56 years old on November 24, 2016, and Japanese admirers of his long and storied career took to Twitter to wish him a happy birthday. Hit the jump to learn more.
Puella Magi Madoka Magica's Monster Hunter collaboration, previously presented on Frontier G last year, is now headed to the new iOS/Android version, Explore (aka XR). Running December 3-17, it will feature ravenous witch inspired mutated white rabbit beasts, driven crazy by the smell of candy, along with Madoka Ruban Armor, QB Ramoru amor, Homura Oruroju and Charlotte Doruche armor with healing and defensive bonuses.
Fairy Tail PR has filled in the mystery casting for the winter TV anime adaptation of Hiro Mashima's Zero prequel manga with news that Kana Hanazawa will voice the role of Zera. More after the jump.
With the first being offered for pre-order starting tomorrow, Good Smile Company has previewed the 1/8 scale Bakemonogatari Series Second Season figure of Nadeko Sengoku in her medusa version, based on the cover illustration of the ‘Otorimonogatari Volume 2 / Nadeko Medusa (Part 2)’ Blu-ray & DVD. Sitting on top of a donation box, bottles of sake and money, the figure boasts white hair made up of snakes has been carefully sculpted to preserve the subtle movements.
Tokyo MX has revealed the broadcast details for the upcoming short 3DCG anime series, SUSHI POLICE. Hit the jump to learn more about the WFCO's efforts to wipe-out subpar Japanese cuisine.
Bandai Namco has posted their latest look at Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 with a battle video featuring Kakashi Hatake versus Itachi Uchiha, with Obito and Shisui Uchiha serving as their respective seconds. The CyberConnect2 fighter hits PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in North America and Europe on February 9, 2016. Get a look after the jump
Although the official broadcast of the Myriad Colors Phantom World begins in January of 2016, fans of the series will get a preview of what's to come thanks to a theatrical screening and cast talk event at the Marunouchi Piccadilly theater in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan scheduled for December 24, 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
We're now a mere two days away from Dissidia Final Fantasy's launch in Japanese arcades. The character trailers have already made it all the way to Final Fantasy XIII, so it's time to watch Lightning in battle after the jump.