The AKB48 Theater in Akihabara has been in business since 2005. They've just celebrated a milestone by admitting their one-millionth customer. Hit the jump to learn more.
Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory II is gearing up for its April 23 launch on PlayStation 4 in Japan, so Compile Heart is here to show off the opening movie. See how the RPG kicks into (nep)gear after the jump.
Call to Cosplay is back for a second season, and they start by hunting the most dangerous game! No, not man, but Rathalos and the other creatures of Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate! Hit the jump for more details on this crossover cosplay showdown!
Square Enix's attempt at a high-quality, console-rivaling mobile Final Fantasy is on the way with Mevius Final Fantasy. Earlier this week we saw a quick peek thanks to a single screenshot, and now more details are here with even more visual accompaniment. Read on for more.
Here we go again--once known as Brick House Edition, then renamed to Delightfully Tacky Edition, this week's Fanart Friday is reborn as THE HAWTNESS EDITION (again), ending a two-week theme with your favorite SEXY (fictional) WOMEN! Hit the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces featuring your favorite head-turning ladies from Fairy Tail, Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun, Final Fantasy, Assassination Classroom, and more!
We recently posted about the Ganon Pack DLC for Hyrule Warriors, which, among other goodies, puts players in control of the hulking Ganon. Koei Tecmo followed up with some footage, showing just how destructive the Zelda series villain can be after the jump.
Preparing for a special "RED stage" appearance March 21st at the AnimeJapan 2015 trade show, the cast has been announced for spring's Ninja Slayer anime, with audio drama lead Toshiyuki Morikawa returning to the title. More after the jump.
Since its release in August 2014, the 3D CG family movie Stand By Me Doraemon has earned more than 10 billion yen in various countries in Asia and elsewhere. Hit the jump to learn more.
The new volume 6 of Naoe's Seishun x Kikanjuu (Blue Spring x Machine Gun) reveals plans to adapt the gender bender survival game action comedy into a TV anime. The GFantasy series launched in 2012. It follows a pair of childhood friends who aspired to be pro-soccer players who reunite years later when one has become a hentai mangaka on the run from his editor. More after the jump.
Kyoto Animation's Beyond the Boundary anime is preparing to return this spring. The fall 2013 anime's look into the life of Mirai Kuriyama will be recounted in a Past Arc feature, planned for March 14th. Then, a Future Arc, returning to the characters' lives one year later, is planned for April 25th. Announced today, the video of the recap (4,800yen Blu-ray, 4,200yen DVD) will be sold at the screening, with no plans for the general release. More after the jump.
A pair of manga related crowdfunding campaigns have recently reached their goals. Digital Manga Publishing succeeded in bring in $29,200 in pledges to fund a release of an English translation of Tezuka's Alabaster in the effort's final day. New York creative PARTY's Indiegogo campaign, working with Moyoco Anno with the aims of creating a stop-motion anime short based on the manga author's Diary of OChibi, succeeded in its aims of bringing in $3000 over 60 days.
Crunchyroll’s original webcomic, HYPERSONIC music club, seems to be running late this week, but we bring you a preview of the next page and a full update from the team. Enjoy new eye-popping art from Hiroyuki Takahashi after the jump!
Last week we saw Rise Kujikawa getting her idol groove on in Persona 4: Dancing All Night, and now it's the protagonist's time to shine. The latest trailer from Atlus shows the lead, AKA Yu Narukami, who's back in the city and ready to dance. Hit the jump for more.
Finally, Gundam Reconguista in G has joined Gundam Build Fighters Try streaming on Bandai's GundamInfo YouTube channel. The anime from series creator Yoshiyuki Tomino debuted for its Japanese broadcast as part of the Gundam 35 anniversary celebration in fall 2014. More after the jump.
For a limited time, Japanese players of Sega's Chain Chronicle smart phone game will be able to acquire the cast of The Seven Deadly Sins as playable characters. Hit the jump to learn more.