In many ways, Food Wars! is basically any good adrenaline-filled shonen battle series, just with food instead of fists. But the cooking isn’t just a gimmick that could be replaced by martial arts or a strategy game. The nature of cooking shapes the battles themselves. Find out more after the jump.
If you've been around the North American manga scene for a couple decades you might remember Fanboy Entertainment, a relatively small publisher from the early 00s that put out works by Kia Asamiya and Yoshitoshi ABe. Before its 1999 launch, the person behind the business, C.B. Cebulski, was editor-in-chief at Central Park Media's manga division. Where is he now? Well, Cebulski just got one of the biggest roles at Marvel Comics.
Granblue Fantasy kicked off November with a silhouette teaser of a guest appearance by Humanity's Strongest Bowl Cut. Almost three weeks later, they're back with a more complete glimpse at the Attack on Titan crossover, this time offering a look at the mobile game's take on Mikasa. Get a look after the jump.
Fighting game fans now have a date to mark down for the western release of Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st]. PQube is bringing the new version to Europe, while Aksys Games handles North America, and both are set to launch on PS4, PS3, and PS Vita on February 9, 2018. Read on for more.
It's a Cybertronian throw-down in honor of 2017's 30th anniversary of the Street Fighter series. The celebration sees Takara Tomy team up with Capcom with two pairs of Transformers x Street Fighter II figures. Ryu is mashed-up with Convoy/Optimus Prime as he faces Vega/Bison x Megatron. Then, it's Hot Rod x Ken vs Arcee x Chun Li. Ryu, Ken and V/B are Headmasters, while Ryu and his foe are also Triple Changers.
Gust went up with some new previews for Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings, which comes to PS4, PS Vita, and Switch in Japan on December 21. First up, we have a look at the RPG's battles after the jump.
A site and Twitter feed has launched for the spring 2018 TV anime adaptation of Kentaro Sato's Magical Girl Site, a 2013 spin-off of his dark Magical Girl Apocalypse manga. The series follows a bullied girl who is welcomed into the violent work of magical girls by a mysterious web site. And, for fans of Sato's work, the visual is every bit as off-putting as you might hope.
Place your bets, everyone! Kakegurui, a high-stakes high school gambling manga written by Homura Kawamoto and illustrated by Toru Naomura, is being adapted into a live-action TV drama that will join the "Drama-ism" programming block on MBS (Mainichi Broadcasting System) and TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System) in January of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
Three more cast members have been announced for the Junji Ito Collection TV anime, an upcoming animated series that celebrates the works of the macabre manga master responsible for such terrifying tales as Gyo, Uzumaki, and Tomie. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon franchise's 25th anniversary project site announced today that "a new performance show" that combines elements of songs, dance, and visual gimmicks will be born in 2018. The franchise's musical shows have been played since 1996, and the new "performance show" is expected to be a more evolved version based on the recent ones. Hit the jump for more information.
Following the success of the first album released in June of this year, Avex is ready to release "PriPara Ultra Mega Mix Collection 2" that includes another 13 songs' clubsound remix versions (EDM, trance, eurobeat) from the mega popular idol-themed anime series PriPara on December 8. Check out how the songs are reborn in an eight-minute preview after the jump!
Lantis has posted a short version music video for "Watashi no Ichibu, Kimi mo Ichibu" (A part of me, You are also a part), the lead track from anime voice actress Kanae Ito's latest mini album "Deaeta Keshiki" (The scenery that I was able to meet). She is best known as Sena Kashiwazaki (Haganai), Yui (Sword Art Online), and Nana Aster Deviluke (To-Love Ru). Check out her sweet voice after the jump!
TV Tokyo's official website for the upcoming live-action TV drama based on ONE (One-Punch Man)'s Mob Psycho 100 action comedy manga posted a main visual introducing its three main cast: Tatsuomi Hamada (17) as the protagonist Shigeo Kageyama, Kazuki Namioka (39) as his master Arataka Reigen, and Yuuki Yoda (17/Nogizaka46 member) as his childhood friend Tsubomi Takane. Check out the latest information after the jump.
French-Bread visual novel UNDER NIGHT IN-BIRTH's late[st] version is coming to PS4 early next year! The new version has rebalanced gameplay and 20 characters, and there's a collector's edition with an artbook, soundtrack, and more. Hit the jump to check it out.
Following the well-received two previous clips inspired by Kiki's Delivery Service and Heidi, Girl of the Alps, Nissin Foods today started airing its third anime collaboration CM. This time it features Sazae and Masuo, the main couple in Machiko Hasegawa's nationally popular manga series Sazae-san, and focuses on Masuo's love confession to his future wife at the school festival.