Banpresto has shared an earlier preview of an Attack on Titan Junior High cultural festival prize lottery coming this December. Goods will include an illustration album, Chibi Chara figures of Levi in Wonderland, Three Musketeers Eren, Red Riding Hood Mikasa, mini-clearfiles, keychains, forest animals rubber charms, last chance prize Musketeer Levi and double chance prize tapestry. The news was accompanied by previews of the promo visual and forest animal characters.
When Transformers: Devastation was first announced as a Platinum Games-developed brawler it immediately turned heads. Though the first few trailers got the cel-shaded G1 style across nicely, it wasn't until the latest that I was really sold. Watch some slick combos and animation at work in the Playable Character Features trailer after the jump.
A curious fan has created a video on Nico Nico comparing the battle screen loading times for the PlayStation 2 and Nintendo 3DS versions of Dragon Quest VIII. Hit the jump to see how the 2 versions of the game compare.
Kyoto Animation has posted a new promo and visual for their October 31/November 1 KyoAni/Do fan event, and joining Tamako Kitashirakawa from Tamako Market, Kumiko Oumae from Sound! Euphonium, Rikka Takanashi from Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions, and Mirai Kuriyama from Beyond the Boundary in the updated event visual are Free!'s Haru and Mai Kawakami from their upcoming adaptation of Myriad Colors Phantom World.
Gal Gun: Double Peace is taking the concept of downloadable content to extreme levels with a new piece of DLC that retails for nearly 1.5 times the base game itself. Hit the jump to learn the terrifying secrets of "Pheromone Z".
A Corpse is Buried Under Sakurako's Feet, an upcoming TV anime based on the series of light novel mysteries by Shiori Ōta, begins its Japanese broadcast on October 07, 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
I have yet to get on the amiibo train, but if there's one that might sway me, it's Shovel Knight. Revealed during a presentation at Nintendo's Nindies@Night event, Yacht Club Games' NES-style platforming hero is getting his very own amiibo that unlocks special features in the 3DS and Wii U versions of Shovel Knight.. Video and more after the jump.
North American anime distributor has unloaded on Facebook and Twitter with a barrage of anime licenses and release previews, including Beelzebub, Kyousougiga, Hana Yori Dango and more. Get the details after the jump.
While Japanese fans wait for the recently-announced Summon Night 6, Gaijinworks is preparing its North American release of Summon Night 5. The RPG is coming to PSP and PS Vita this fall, and you can see the first English trailer after the jump.
Bandai Premium's amazingly ripped Pokémon Red and Blue Brock/Takeshi figure is getting a new rival as pre-orders have launched for the "Tomboy Mermaid" gym leader Misty/Kasumi. Orders are open through October 30th with the 11cm figure selling for 3,456 yen (tax included) ahead of a January 2016 release. Get a look after the jump.
Anime studio Shaft is getting ready to kick off the celebration of their 40th anniversary on September 1, and to prepare for the occasion, the animators of series like Madoka Magica, Monogatari and Nisekoi have begun a series of countdown crossover illustrations from the staff. Get a look after the jump.
After making second place debut with 9,373 units on its release day, 40-year-old anime voice actor Hiroshi Kamiya's fifth mini album "Hare Rock" gets one rank up on its second day, finally ranking No.1 in the Oricon daily album chart of August 26 selling 3,743 units. Hit the jump for more details.
Yujin Kitagawa, a 38-year-old-member of two-member Japanese folk duo Yuzu, will provide the theme song for the upcoming kabuki adaptation of Eiichiro Oda's internationally popular manga One Piece starring Ennosuke Ichikawa IV as Monkey D. Luffy, Boa Hancock and Shanks. Hit the jump for more details.
It is confirmed that a live-action film adaptation of Makino's shoujo manga series Kurosaki-kun no Iinari ni Nante Naranai (I'll be hanged if I obey Kurosaki-kun) is set for a release in Japan on February 27, 2016. Kento Nakajima, a 21-year-old member of Johnny & Associates' boys idol group Sexy Zone, will star as Haruto Kurosaki. Hit the jump for more details.
As reported, 26-year-old voice actress Aina Kusuda, best known as Nozomi Tojo in the Love Live! School Idol Project franchise, will release her first mini album as a solo singer, "First Sweet Wave," from VAP on October 7. The record company has posted a short version MV for its title track on its official YouTube channel.