Banpresto is releasing a "Kamen Rider Drive Type Speed" figure as a prize to be won in Japanese arcades. Hit the jump to check it out.
Smoking isn't for everyone, but art definitely is. And we all know art and anime go hand in hand, obviously. This Japanese Twitter user named @shin___geki has taken their love for the habit and anime and has created something wonderful. Hit the jump to see what they've created!
This adorable Pikachu ramen makes me go "Aww," and makes my stomach rumble at the same time. Sapporo Ichiban put out two flavors of these electric rodent themed noodles this April, seafood and soy. More after the break!
Capcom updated Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate with the latest free DLC pack, tossing in a bunch of themed equipment from the likes of Metroid, Mega Man, Street Fighter, and more. If you haven't picked it up yet, it will be available until the end of May, and you can see a video preview and the full list of contents after the jump.
On the latest Shin Megami Tensei Social Link podcast, John Hardin, Atlus USA's PR Manager let it slip that the Nintendo 3DS title The Legend of Legacy was coming to the West. More information after the jump.
Nanako Dojima is joining in on the investigation and the dance party in Persona 4: Dancing All Night, so she's the latest star to fall under the trailer spotlight. Dance along to her Junes jam in the video after the jump.
This weekend, the anime/manga/gaming event Machi ★ Asobi is being held in Tokushima, the neighborhood of anime studio ufotable. For the event, director Takayuki Hirao and producer Tomizawa Yusuke presented a preview of the TV anime adaptation of Bandai Namco Games' popular PSP action game series God Eater. With this, they announced that Ryuichi Kijima was cast after auditioning more than 100 candidates to voice original male lead Renka Utsugi, while OLDCODEX (Free!, Kuroko's Basketball) will perform the opening.
This weekend, the anime/manga/gaming event Machi ★ Asobi is being held in Tokushima, the neighborhood of anime studio ufotable. Aniplex+ joined in with an exhibition at the ufotable CINEMA of the Saber 10th Anniversary ~ Royal Dress Version figure, which they were taking a limited number of pre-order for a reprint, along with an early look at a prototype of Rin in Archer armor, being produced by Stronger. Get a look after the jump.
Good news for fans of Saekano - How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend: the anime adaptation of Fumiaki Maruto's light novel series will continue with a sequel series. Hit the jump to learn more.
Indie tactical RPG / sentai simulator "Chroma Squad" is now available on Steam. Hit the jump to check out the launch trailer.
The last seven episodes of Kanata Konami's cat manga Chi's Sweet Home are set to run in the 2015 issues 21 and 23 of Weekly Morning, leading into the June 23 release of the 12th and final Volume. The alarm clock offered with its limited edition has now been previewed. Satomi Kōrogi reprises the title role from the anime for the time piece. Get a look after the jump.
Preliminary details have been announced for a screening event and talk celebrating the 10th anniversary of Gonzo's Basilisk ~Kōga Ninpō Chō~ anime. On September 19th, a decade after the April 12, 2005 –September 20, 2005 anime adaptation of Masaki Segawa's 2005 manga, which was an adaptation of Futaro Yamada's 1958 manga, the anime will be presented at Yokohama's Brillia Shortshorts Theater Theater Cafe with currently TBA guests and character goods.
Ryohei "Huke" Fuke (Metal Gear Solid, Black Rock Shooter, Steins;Gate) had a spurt of art posts on Twitter this week. Along with Girls und Panzer Yukari Akiyama piece for an Excel fanbook, there's a Fate/stay night Berserker done in ink and an impressive Fate/zero piece. Get a look after the jump.
Several classic shoujo series are about to get their very own reprints, thanks to the Nakayoshi 60th Anniversary Masterpiece General Election contest, where readers were asked to chose their favorite masterpiece series from a long list of series that previously ran in the magazine. Hit the jump for more information!
Aqua Style has just released the first look at Mystery Gensokyo: The Tower of Desire, a roguelike that's hurtling toward PS Vita sytsems everywhere in Japan as of June 25. Hit the jump for more!