Listen up pigs! Good Smile Factory is prepared to ship Max Factory's fgima of Satsuki Kiryuin this August and the Kill La Kill fan favorite is now up for pre-order. The 15.5cm poseable figure sells for 6,000yen (before tax). Get a look after the jump.
Last summer, The Toronto International Film Festival hosted anime director Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in the Shell, Patlabor, Sky Crawlers). For the anime fans and cinephiles who weren't lucky enough to make it to the event, they've now posted the conversation with TIFF's Jesse Wente about his life and career. Get a look after the jump.
Japanese figure manufacturer PLUM will offer 200-limted character figure "Lilith Asami -white swimsuit ver.-" at the upcoming Wonder Festival Winter 2015 to be hold at Makuhari Messe on February 8. Lilith's anime voice actress Yumi Hara will join the event to directly hand deliver the figures to the fans. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the ongoing PriPara TV anime series today posted a main visual for the upcoming spring season, including the two new characters Aroma and Mikan. The next story arc will feature the biggest PriPara event named "PriPara Dream Parade." Check the latest information after the jump.
Victor Entertainment has announced that voice actress Mai Fuchigami will release "~TRΛNSMISSION~," her first solo album as original character KΛNΛTΛ, in Japan on March 18. She is best known as the voice of Miho Nishizumi in Girls und Panzer and Alice Yotsuba/Cure Rosetta in DokiDoki! PreCure. Check the details after the jump.
VIZ Media locked down release dates for both Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction and its manga adaptation. The manga will arrive as part of the publisher's Perfect Square imprint on February 3, and the DVD release of the Pokémon X/Y movie is set to follow on February 17. Read on for more.
After the better part of a month of teasers, the list is here! Sentai Filmworks Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! DVD/Blu-ray Complete Collector's Ed., presenting the 13 episode anime plus eye patch; stickers; postcards; a keychain; and a 152-page art booklet packed with character information, commentary with the Japanese director and actors, and more, is scheduled for February 24th, and now, the English dub cast has been announced. See who's who after the jump.
Good news, bad news for the Toonami programming block. The good news is that Kill La Kill has found a home with the English dub slotted to premiere at 12:30am on February 7th. The bad news is that the line-up has been further reduced beyond the hour loss, as many of its re-runs go away in a new Midnight-3:30am schedule. Get the details after the jump.
We have under a month to go until NIS America releases puzzle-action game htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary. The PS Vita game will be available digitally in North America and Europe on February 24 and 25, respectively, with a limited number of physical copies available in the US exclusively via NISA's online store. Hit the jump for a new batch of screens.
In anticipation of the January 28th release of their KISS collaboration single "YUMENO UKIYO NI SAITEMINA," idol group Momoiro Clover Z (themes on Sailor Moon Crystal, Bodacious Space Pirates, Joshiraku) has posted a special off shot trailer with a look behind the clash of Jpop versus rock. Get a look after the jump.
Sega's latest Yakuza 0 gameplay video is especially lengthy, offering a look at the game's beginning, starting with the first Kazuma Kiryu story chapter. Next week we'll take a look at the way the other playable character, Majima Goro, starts his story, but for now enjoy over 20 minutes of Kiryu after the jump.
Dark Horse Comics officially has the conclusion of one of the North America's longest-running manga series solicited with Blade of the Immortal Volume 31: Final Curtain officially planned for April 14. Beyond that, Amazon has the penultimate, 36th volume of Gantz listed for August, and the end of Oh My Goddess! coming with volume 48 in October. More after the jump.
Today, Microsoft's Claudia, the Eri Kitamura-voiced bishoujo mascot for the Windows Azure Cloud service, introduced her new tech personification associate. Meet NetApp Private Storage's Satomi Sato (K-on!'s Ritsu, Fairy Tail's Wendy Marvell, Hyokoas Eru Chitanda) voiced Waflen ("Waffln" as in NetApp's Write Anywhere File Layout or WAFL). More after the jump.
Last November we posted a fan video that put the visuals of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D side-by-side with the Nintendo 64 original. We're much closer to the Nintendo 3DS remake's release now, so GameSpot is here with a fresh four-minute comparison of the two versions after the jump.
The intrepid shutterbugs at Netageo continue to dazzle us with a cacophony of cool cosplay from the recent Winter Comic Market convention in Japan. Watch a collection of more highlights after the jump!