Nintendo is getting ready to unleash the Pokémon Bank service on December 27, and a new video highlights some of the uses of the downloadable software.
Back in October Natsume confirmed plans to bring 3DS platformer Farewell Umihara Kawase to North America as Yumi's Odd Odyssey. At the time it was set for a vague "early 2014" release, but now that window has been narrowed to January.
Thanks to Dengeki Online we have even more footage of the upcoming Madoka Magica: Battle Pentagram action game. The PS Vita game features an original story under the supervision of Magica Quartet, and is set to arrive in Japan on December 19.
Nitroplus' mascot Super Sonico is a guitarist, gravure idol, model and singer balancing life as a college student and starring as front woman, singer and guitarist of Top Cosmic Velocity. She loves bathing, playing with cats, and gaming. Get a look at her in action in the first preview for her winter anime series after the jump.
On Japanese social media, Friday the 13th has translated into the Jason Voorhees movies more than it has bad luck. And, among the fun, manga artist Shiori Furukawa, who mostly writes shoujo romances, has offered her sexy take on the slasher. Get a look after the jump.
Gundam Build Fighters seems to be nearly universally well received, but if you're not a fan of the kid audience focused bits of franchise like BF and AGE, there's Gundam Thunderbolt, an older audience seinen manga running in Big Comic Superior from Moonlight Mile author Yasuo Ohtagaki. With tie-in models out this month, Bandai has put together a promo. Get a look after the jump.
. has posted a new preview for Infinite Stratos 2: Ignition Hearts, the bishoujo sci-fi light novel turned anime's game tie set to be released for the PlayStation 3 and Vita February 27 2014. Check it out after the jump.
Kadokawa Anime Channel on YouTube has posted a 15-second TV CM and 2-minute promotional video for the upcoming Maken-ki! Two TV anime. Both feature the OP song for the second season, "Cherish" by voice actress unit sweet ARMS. Check the latest clips after the jump.
While still no news about the new anime series, more and more and more new Sailor Moon goods have been offered in Japan. Bandai Premium has started accepting pre-orders for the renewal version of two popular goods of the mid-1990s, Crystal Star Mirror Case and Cosmic Star Compact. Check the product photos after the jump.
Following the first one in October, the official site for the 2014 winter TV anime Hamatora has posted the second promotional video featuring "FLAT," the OP song by livetune adding Yuuki Ozaki (from Galileo Galilei). Check the latest clip after the jump.
The TOWER RECORDS Shinjuku store in Tokyo has announced the weekly TOP 10 anime single/album of December 2-8. The number one single of the 49th week of year 2013 is popular anime voice actress/singer Ayana Taketatsu's 4th single "Shumatsu Cinderella" (Weekend Cinderella). Check this week's ranking and videos after the jump.
It is confirmed today that the TV anime adaptation of Kazuma Outorino's popular light novel series Ryugajo Nanana no Maizoukin/Nanana's Buried Treasure is in the works. The TV anime is produced by A-1 Pictures and will be premiered on Fuji TV's Noitamina anime programming block in April 2014. Check the 1st PV after the jump.
Ys fans in Europe may have felt a bit left out during the recent North American release of Ys: Memories of Celceta, which reimagines Ys IV on PS Vita. That envy won't last too long, though, as NIS America set the RPG's European retail release for February 21, 2014. More after the jump.
The upcoming 2014 Strider game pulls from the whole of the platformer series with composer Michael John Mollo's soundtrack, and Capcom compares some of the new remixes to the originals in the clip after the jump.
Hey Soul Eater fans! Medicom has a new figure line, and they’re kicking it off with a little bit of your kind of awesome. You can get an eyeful of Maka ready to rumble after the jump.