Earlier this month Koei Tecmo revealed Gust collaboration costumes for Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, decking the roster out like characters from the Atelier RPG series. The costumes are now available to download, and you can see a preview in the trailer after the jump.
With promotion now trumpeting this fall's theatrical anime adaptation of Yoshitoki Ōima's acclaimed A Silent Voice (aka Koe no Katachi), Weekly Shonen Magazine has begun teasing her next week. Planned for fall, the fantasy, the currently unnamed series promises a heart wrenching perspective on "gentleness" and "serverity." Get a look after the jump.
An early look at plans for Yumi Nakata's erotic comedy manga Okusama ga Seitokaicho!/My Wife Is the Student Council President! has the second season of the TV anime adaptation (which adds a "+!" to the end of the title) planned for fall 2016. Along with this listing, a "Slight H Fan Zine" is a planned bonus for volume 10, our July 27th. More after the jump.
The sky above the Chikuma Bridge in Nagano serves as the backdrop to the six teenage leads in the newly unveiled main visual for summer's TV anime adaptation Ichigo Takano's manga Orange. Get a look after the jump.
This week's release of the June issue of Big Gangan is announcing plans for Toki, the spin-off to Ritz Kobayashi's schoolgirl mahjong manga Saki. The new series debuts in the July issue of the magazine, out June 25th, with Mekimeki Oukoku illustrating and Ritz Kobayashi writing/supervising. More after the jump.
It's time to shoot for the stars, because RIKI and Columbus Circle are releasing an original, 8-bit video game entitled Kira Kira Star Night DX for the Nintendo Famicom and Famicom-compatible game consoles in July of 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
It's time for the prelude to summer's big events. And, as America's Anime Expo, San Diego Comic Con and the like begin to turn up the hype, so are Japan's notable gatherings. Towards this, the summer edition of the major figure event, Wonder Festival, taking place July 24th at Chiba's Makuhari Messe, has unveiled the latest edition of mascots Wonda-chan and Reset-chan. Get a look after the jump.
Science fiction police procedural Active Raid continues with its 2nd cour in July of 2016, and the series will feature a new opening theme performed by Yūka Aisaka. Hit the jump to learn more.
This year is the 20th anniversary of the Resident Evil franchise, so it makes sense that even multiplayer shooter Umbrella Corps would be getting a themed PlayStation 4 model in Japan. The "Resident Evil Special Pack"—which comes with hard drive bay covers themed after both Umbrella Corps and the RE 20th Anniversary—will launch alongside the game in Japan on June 23. Hit the jump for more.
Cosplay notables VampyBitMe and Livia Chu (along with a cameo by Yoshi Sudarso, the blue ranger from Power Rangers Dino Charge) square off as Alice Nakiri and Ikumi Mito in a Shokugeki (a cooking duel) recreation of the culinary action from Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma. Check out the results after the jump.
Kirby: Planet Robobot hits Nintendo 3DS in the west on June 10, so Nintendo is here with another brief look at gameplay. Watch as Kirby "kicks bot" (sorry, blame Nintendo) in the trailer after the jump.
A new original TV anime entitled Time Travel Shoujo - Mari, Waka to 8-nin no Kagakusha-tachi ("Time Travel Girl - Mari, Waka, and the 8 Scientists") has been announced with a teaser website that displays a key visual and introduces key members of the cast and crew. Hit the jump to learn more.
The reveal of the latest Atelier game is here as promised. Well, the title is at least, with more details to surface shortly from this week's issue of Dengeki PlayStation magazine. For the time being, the initial information we have is that this one's titled Atelier Firis: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Journey. Hit the jump for more.
A main visual featuring Char Aznable and Lalah Sune for the upcoming fourth chapter of the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin anime series, titled "Unmei no Zenya (Fateful Eve)," is now officially online for a fall 2016 release. Check more information after the jump.
One of the largest Japanese doujinshi and anime/manga merchandise companies, Toranoana today started accepting orders for only 10 units of the life-size figure of Momo Belia Deviluke from the To Love-Ru franchise. It is produced by Design Co-co that has also made many 1/1 scale anime character figures with 3D printer. Hit the jump for more details.