A 70-second trailer for the sixth chapter of The Next Generation -Patlabor- live-action film series, which contains the 10th and 11th episode, is now online with its promotional poster featuring the confrontation between AV-98 Ingram and the former Soviet Union's military labor RT 99. Check them after the jump.
Following the sound-only previews, Warner Entertainment Japan's official YouTube anime channel has posted short version promotional videos for the new OP/ED songs for the second cour of its ongoing original robot TV anime Argevollen, "ZoNE-iT" by KOTOKO and "Vivid Telepathy" Nami Tamaki. Check the clips after the jump.
Counting 16 episodes now, the ongoing TV anime adaptation of the dark fantasy action manga Akame ga KILL! still keeps high popularity among the fans. In commemoration of the start of its second cour, Gamers' Akihabara store has been holding a special exhibition for the series on the fifth floor. Check the photo report after the jump.
After hosting Death Note artist Takeshi Obata at New York Comic Con, Viz Media has posted a video of his sketch work, as well as putting the digital library of his manga on sale and offering fans a chance to win signed copies of the print version. Get a look after the jump.
The stakes are high as Japanese guys in colored cosplay wigs dance around like mechanical men at the Tokyo Robot Restaurant in the new promo video by boy band Bullet Train. Watch it, and steal moves for your own inevitable robot dance, after the jump!
Back in July we posted about Prince Adventures: Anointed, an upcoming short animated film from Fantasy Soft Entertainment and voice actor Chuck Huber (Android 17 in Dragon Ball Z, Hiei in YuYu Hakusho, and more). With the short set to premiere soon, Fantasy Soft recently released a handful of new stills to promote the project. More after the jump.
Square Enix's The Irregular at Magic High School - Lost Zero smartphone game has a string of events planned, including a Halloween battle next week, featuring costumed 3D models and cards, a hot spring battle next month with yukata outfits and special bathing card drops, and, coming up this winter, a collaboration based on the A Certain Magical Index: Endyumion's Miracle anime movie, the details for which will be announced later.
Attendees of the Crypton panel at the recent New York Comic Con were treated to an English version of "Just Be Friends," along with a teaser silhouette and news that V3 of the Megurine Luka Vocaloid software is planned for the first quarter of 2015. She'll be followed by a V3 of the Lin and Ren pair, due in the third quarter of the year. More after the jump.
Mobile RPG Divine Gate has had its fair share of anime and manga-related crossovers, from Fairy Tail to Steins;Gate and beyond. Next up for Acquire's game is a crossover with Durarara!! x2, set to kick off in Japan this week. Hit the jump for some pics.
Bandai Namco Games has more lightgun-blasting action on the way, with the announcement that a new Time Crisis is in the works for arcades in Japan. Time Crisis 5 is currently scheduled to make its arcade debut in March 2015. Hit the jump for more.
Of World of Warcraft's many races, few inspire such ferocious fan loyalty as the orcs, who are the focus of upcoming expansion Warlords of Draenor! Hit the jump to check out a new trailer for Warlord of Draenor and see what story developments are coming! FOR THE HORDE!
Nintendo has another Nintendo Direct event planned, and this one will heavily focus on the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. Specifically, Nintendo will be showing 50 new things for the console version, with the broadcast set to kick off on Thursday, October 23 at 3:00pm PT / 6:00pm ET. More after the jump.
Square Enix has more Final Fantasy Type-0 HD and Final Fantasy XV to show off, so another live stream is set for October 31. Previously dubbed Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Flash Talk Show, the next broadcast switches over to Director Tabata's Active Time Report, and is scheduled for 8:00pm Japan Time. More after the jump.
Nippon Ichi Software is giving Japanese Disgaea fans a chance to leave their mark on the strategy-RPG series' next entry. A site recently opened to let fans submit their own names for NPC characters located in the main headquarters of Disgaea 5. More after the jump.
While we don't have a concrete release date to mark down, we now know we can look forward to the latest in the Atelier series making its way west sometime next year. Koei Tecmo Europe confirmed plans to localize Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea, with a release set for 2015. More after the jump.