Aimee Major Steinberger, a professional animation artist who worked on Phineas and Ferb and The Simpsons and served as Assistant Director on Futurama, as well as creating comic travelogue Japan Ai: A Tall Girl's Adventures in Japan, has recently posted her inspired, adorable pop idol and truly opulent, over-the-top rococo Sailor Moon redesigns. Get a look after the jump.
After announcing the addition of Durarara!!'s Izaya Orihara (voiced by Hiroshi Kamiya), Raildex's Accelerator (Nobuhiko Okamoto) and the title character from Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan (Saeko Chiba) to crossover fighting game Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax's roster of support characters at the light novel publisher's Fall Festival, the associated Online site has posted a video showcasing the trio. Get a look after the jump.
Shoujo manga magazine Sylph has brought back Izuco Fujiya for a second Durarara!! game adaptation. Following the manga version of Durarara!! - 3 Way Standoff - Alley, as well as work on 2011 time manipulation shounen series Kataribe no List and BroCon Anthology Liqueur, Fujiya is working on a Durarara!! Relay manga ahead of its January PS Vita launch. Get a look after the jump.
Sega will be releasing Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd in the west next month, so a new trailer is here to highlight some of the pre-order goodies. Those who pre-order at GameStop will get the Extra Character Pack, which includes Akita Neru, Yowane Haku, and Kasane Teto, along with Miku's Americana Module. Hit the jump for more.
The Alien franchise is a hallmark of the sci-fi and horror genres, and yet its multiple video game iterations are disappointments, with shining gems few and far between. Hit the jump for more!
Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its February slate of releases. Recent fan favorites like Engaged to Unidentified and Hozuki are joined by 1990 OVA Patlabor The Mobile Police: The New Files and the long awaited Space Bros home video release. Get a look after the jump.
Suzumiya Haruhi (Aya Hirano) and Sergeant Keroro (Kumiko Watanabe) lend their voices to a promo for the 20th anniversary of Shōnen Ace, a manga magazine known for its anime tie-ins as well as original manga that is often violent like Deadman Wonderland and Future Diary or comedies like My Ordinary Life.
Led by 18 year-old Tsukimi Kurashita, Akiko Higashimura's Princess Jellyfish manga follows a group of NEET "Amars" (nuns) sharing a Tokyo apartment building. New cast photos of the upcoming live-action adaption feature Rena Nōnen as Tsukimi, Azusa Babazono as traditional clothes and dolls obsessed Chieko, Rina Ōta as Three Kingdoms geek Rina Ōta, Chizuru Ikewaki as train otaku Banba and Tomoe Shinohara as mature-man fangirl Jiji.
Bandai Namco's latest trailer for One Piece: Super Grand Battle! X gets ready for the 3DS battle action game with a truly mighty showdown. Watch as Luffy and Trafalgar Law throw down against Donquixote Doflamingo and Trebol in the gameplay footage after the jump.
In case you missed it, Crunchyroll swooped in and added a couple more J-Drama titles and another tokusatsu treat to its catalog yesterday. The latest additions include Liar Game season 2, GTO 2012 special, and Ultraman Mebius, all of which are available now. Hit the jump for more.
Dragon Quest Heroes will let players take on the world of DQ in Musou-style crowd-brawling action as a variety of heroes from the series' history. A couple more of those heroes have been revealed in this week's issue of Famitsu, with series creator Yuji Horii and Koei Tecmo producer Kou Shibusawa confirming the inclusion of Jessica Albert and Yangus from Dragon Quest VIII. More after the jump.
Awesome Japan has announced the launch of a Kickstarter crowd funding effort to finance the production of a hand-drawn anime short by Keiichiro Kimura, a 76-year-old anime veteran whose work goes back to 1966's first magical girl anime, Sally the Witch. Get the details after the jump.
In addition to Halloween goodies and the like, the 25th Phantasy Star Online 2 news broadcast announced that the Sega massively multiplayer online game will be hosting a YuruYuri promotions this November. In addition to character customs of the Amusement Club girls, it will feature an outfit based on in-series magical girl Mirakurun and Akarin hair buns. Get a look after the jump.
Inspired by the hypothetical science adventure's incorporation of an IBM 5100 PC into its plot, four Steins;Gate - The Sagacious Wisdom of Cognitive Computing shorts are being produced to promote IBM's promoted next generation cognitive computing lab. Get a look after the jump.
Light novel author Reki Kawahara and Bandai Namco game producer Yosuke Futami recently spoke to Dengeki Online about Sword Art Online: Lost Song, the Alfheim Online based third SAO game. Kawahara noted that the game will have more action elements than its predecessors and Futami added that the dimension of flight from Kawahara's novels was both essential and challenging to recreate. More after the jump.