It's been a long wait to find out who the mysterious fifth new character is in Ultra Street Fighter IV, but the cat was officially let out of the bag at Final Round XVII. Actually, the Doll was let out of the bag, because the new character is one of M. Bison's clone bodyguards, Decapre. Video and more after the jump.
Erina Mano, Toshio Kakei and Mamoru Oshii were on hand for a press event that saw the stand of an 8-meter, full-size Patlabor police mech at Lalaport Toyosu. Get a look after the jump.
Following last month's release of the Magi: The Kingdom of Magic 3DS game covering the Sinbad and Magnostadt arcs, a new ad offers a look at Djinn Equip Alibaba, Ren Kouha, as well as DLC characters Ren Kouen and Ren Koumei. Get a look after the jump.
The official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Hiroshi Hiroyama's Fate/Kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei! manga, the second installment of his Prisma Illya series, newly launched today on March 17 and has posted a 20-second short promotional video for the July premiere. Check the latest clip after the jump!
It is officially announced today that a 13-episode TV anime adaptation of Moyoco Anno's autobiographical essay manga Kantoku Fuyuki Todoki is set for April 3 premiere in TV Tokyo's anime support program AniMusu!. The three-minute Flash anime short series is produced by DLE (Eagle Talon, Thermae Romae). Hit the jump for more information.
A couple of Kill La Kill meets western animation fanart mash-ups made big impressions this week as Michael Mayne's Looney Tunes illustration made the rounds of English language social media while Thailand's Kago-tan's newly colored Frozen art moved up the ranking of Japanese art community Pixiv. Get a look after the jump.
In March, 2009, Nintendo's generally family friendly Wii platform was rocked by Sega's release of Platinum Games' MadWorld, an "ultra ultra violent" with a Sin City style look and a game mechanic that rewarded players for finding complexly gruesome ways of dispatching foes. Platinum Games celebrated the anniversary of their debut title with a special illustration by the original artist, Masaki Yamanaka. Get a look after the jump.
The three CD jacket photos for popular anime voice actress/singer Nana Mizuki's upcoming 10th album "SUPERNAL LIBERTY" are revealed to the Japanese media today. The limited edition of the album comes with a Blu-ray or DVD containing her documentary TV program and the making of the photo session for the CD jackets. Hit the jump for more details.
It didn't take long for the tabletop gaming over exposure photo album “Grand Prix Richmond Crackstyle” to circle the global internet. Japanese blogs certainly covered the web phenomenon, and a few artists offered their own unique twists. In addition to requisite latte art, ero doujinshi artist moiky cast Kancolle's popular destroyer ship daughter Shimakaze in the tableau. Get a look after the jump.
Seven-member dance vocal group Chotokkyu (Bullet Train) announced yesterday that they will perform the OP song "Believe×Believe" (pronounced as BiliBili) for Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V, the new Yu-Gi-Oh! TV anime series scheduled to premiere on April 6. The group belongs to the same talent agency with Momoiro Clover Z. Check their previous PVs after the jump.
It was officially confirmed yesterday that Sengoku Basara: Judge End, the latest TV anime adaptation of Capcom's popular video game series, is in the works. The story is set in the Battle of Sekigahara, which was also told in the 2010 PS3/Wii game Sengoku Basara 3 (Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes). Hit the jump for more information.
The Persona 3 anime film adaptations continue in the not-too-distant future with Persona 3 The Movie #2: Midsummer Knight's Dream. Atlus recently announced a premiere date for the movie, so hit the jump for that and a new trailer.
A promotion for the anime adaptation of Sui Ishida's 2011 Young Jump suspense manga Tokyo Ghoul will premiere at next weekend's AnimeJapan tradeshow, but in the meantime comes news that the anime will be running in summer 2014 with Natsuki Hanae and Sora Amamiya as the lead. More after the jump.
This weekend's Dengeki event has confirmed the July broadcast of Sword Art Online II, and with that news came the debut of a new visual featuring female lead Sinon, already voiced by Miyuki Sawashiro in the PSP and Vita games, drama CD, and Extra Edition cameo. Get a look after the jump.
This April, Studio Gokumi (Kinmoza!, Saki) adapts RPG Atelier Escha & Logy, and leading into this, a new preview has run. Get a look after the jump.