This week's issue of Jump announces the addition of two more characters to the roster of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven. The latest to join in on the fighting action are Part II: Battle Tendency's Lisa Lisa and Part III: Stardust Crusaders' Pet Shop. More after the jump.
Like most of Bandai Namco's other upcoming titles, Project X Zone 2 got a Japan Expo trailer this week. That's the good news. Unfortunately, the strategy-RPG sequel also got slapped with a delay, pushing its western release back from fall 2015 to early 2016. Dig into the lengthy "Crossing Paths" trailer after the jump.
NIS America busted out a new trailer for Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls, introducing some of the action spin-off's characters along with the English version's opening cinematics. Hit the jump for more.
Adult Swim's Toonami block is set to get a bit of sci-fi horror as Parasyte -the maxim-, Madhouse's 2014 adaptation of Hitoshi Iwaaki's 1988-95 manga, was revealed at Anime Expo. The series, continuing Swim's new relationship with Sentai Filmworks that sees Akame Ga Kill debut in August, is planned for a fall launch. More after the jump.
Bandai Namco Games held a panel at Anime Expo today, and one of the big announcements was a North American release of Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth. The RPG is coming to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in North America in 2016. More after the jump.
The 10th edition of Comp Ace's irregularly published TYPE-MOON spinoff hit Japan on July 1st with news about various multi-media projects inspired by the Fate/stay night visual novel creator. Illustrator/co-founder Takashi Takeuchi offered a look at Return to Avalon, a combination art book and travelogue of his trip to Saber's British homeland. It also updated the plans for long anticipated remake of vampire vidual novel Tsukihime.
Oyari Ashito, an artist on doujinshi as well as ecchi tactical RPG Eiyuu Senki, has moved to a new Twitter account and called attention to that fact that the social media service has suspended the accounts of a number of noted illustrators including Fatal Pulse, whose safe-for-work fan art tributes to works like Shirobako were broadly popular, but whose doujnshi you probably don't want to get caught reading.
Toss another show in Crunchyroll's summer 2015 simulcast lineup with the addition of Wakaba * Girl. As with Ushio and Tora, air date and time for the first episode have yet to be confirmed, but we'll have the details as soon as possible. More after the jump.
Crunchyroll added another show to its summer 2015 anime simulcast lineup today with Ushio and Tora. Air date and time for the first episode have yet to be confirmed, but we'll keep you posted as soon as details are ready. Hit the jump for more.
Akita Shoten and Shueisha have combined forces to produce a cross-over of two popular horror manga. Hit the jump to find out more.
XSEED Games announced North American release details for Onechanbara Z2: Chaos, the latest in Tamsoft's cheeky zombie-slashing series. The PlayStation 4 entry will be available on July 21 both as a $49.99 limited retail version and a $39.99 PlayStation Store download. More after the jump.
Viz Media has been busting out a fair amount of announcements during its Anime Expo 2015 panel, including plans for the One-Punch Man anime adaptation. The Madhouse production is "coming soon," and you can see an English-subtitled version of its trailer after the jump.
Viz Media has a nice premiere coincidence planned for Boruto - Naruto the Movie. The latest Naruto feature—which focuses on his son, who wishes to surpass his father—will premiere on Naruto's birthday, October 10, at New York Comic Con. More after the jump.
Before it was an anime, Legend of the Galactic Heroes started off as a series of science fiction novels by Yoshiki Tanaka. During Viz Media's Anime Expo 2015 panel, the company announced plans to bring the novels to North America. More after the jump.
Bandai Namco gave Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden the Japan Expo trailer treatment, showing off a bunch of the Arc System Works-developed 3DS fighter. In addition to features and modes, the trailer highlights a few of the 20 playable characters and their various strengths after the jump.