Funimation has announced that Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution 1, the first movie in a highly anticipated trilogy, is coming to select US theaters, February 5th and 7th. More after the jump.
Capcom recently shared a new "Third Fleet" trailer for Monster Hunter: World during the PlayStation Experience event, offering up another preview of cinematics and gameplay. A special treat came at the end of the trailer, though, which mixes Monster Hunter up with some 8-bit action courtesy of a Mega Man collaboration.
NieR: Automata's standout soundtrack was recently honored with the award for Best Score at this year's The Game Awards presentation, so it's a good time to prepare a new release. To sweeten the deal, the Square Enix Store is packing the NieR: Automata soundtrack along with the NieR Gestalt & Replicant soundtrack in a four-LP vinyl box set.
So. Many. Characters. That's kind of been the rallying cry for Dissidia Final Fantasy since it first debuted in Japanese arcades, and that hype continues for the upcoming PS4 launch of Dissidia Final Fantasy NT. Square Enix shared a new Launch Character Roster trailer, highlighting all 28 characters and seven Summons that will be available when it launches in January.
The last weekend, the makers of Gurren Lagann reunited to discuss the towering mecha anime at Ikebukuro HUMAX Cinemas on the occasion of its 10th anniversary. From of the take-aways from this Trigger Night 7 event was that Good Smile Company will be created a super-deformed figure of beloved big-bro Kamina. And, speaking of chibi-dudes, GSC aso reminded fans that they're hard at work on the Nendoroid of Blood Blockade Battlefront's Klaus Von Reinherz .
Merry Christmas! Santa Alta has a present for those good, English speaking Fate/Grand Order players. And, it's their own webcast! On Monday, December 18th at 6PM PST, Aniplex of America will be streaming the first ever 'Chaldea Broadcasting Station U.S. Branch, Fourth Singularity Pre-release Special' on twitch.tv/aniplexusa hosted by Fate/Grand Order's Localization Producer, Albert Kao.
Bandai Namco didn't wait long to confirm western release plans for One Piece: World Seeker, an upcoming open-world take on Eiichiro Oda's storied franchise. The latest game has players controlling Luffy as he explores an expansive, seamless world, and it's coming to PS4, Xbox One, and PC in 2018.
Three new cast members have been revealed for Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion ("Bullet Train Transforming Robot Shinkalion"), an upcoming children's TV anime (based on the toy line by Takara Tomy) in which a group of kids pilot transforming trains to protect Japan from danger. Hit the jump to learn more.
Capcom is giving the Street Fighter series its own anniversary collection to celebrate 30 long years of fierce fighting. The Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection packs in 12 entries from the series, and it's set to arrive on PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC in May 2018. Read on for details, including a reveal trailer!
Beginning on January 01, 2018, voice actor Nobuhiko Okamoto (Rin Okumura in Blue Exorcist, Usagi in JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR) stars in a new travel TV program entitled Okamototravel in which he and his fellow voice actor friends embark on unscripted journeys around Japan, and the first episode features Okamoto and Yūki Kaji hiking the slopes of Mt. Fuji. Hit the jump to learn more.
Last weekend saw the debut of a new trailer for Steven Spielberg's movie adaptation of Ernest Cline's pop culture reference driven novel Ready Player One. The movie's getting a bit of a reconstituted recipe, and along with its cameos to the likes of Street Fighter, one mech is getting a lot of attention... from the designs to the specific bit of animation its appearance pays homage to.
In 2016, Pokémon Sun & Moon saw character designers Satoshi Nakano and Shūhei Yasuda give us Mustache Ash. In 2018, Shizue Kaneko (Pan de Peace!, If Her Flag Breaks) will be giving us Pretty Ash as Wit Studio (The Ancient Magus' Bride, Attack on Titan) and OLM team up on the next Pokémon movie. Tetsuo Yajima is back as director on the feature, which has been showcased in a new visual and preview.
A new key visual, a new trailer, and the Japanese TV broadcast schedule have been revealed for Violet Evergarden, an upcoming TV anime based on the series of light novels written by Kana Akatsuki and illustrated by Akiko Takase about a machine struggling to understand her purpose in life. Hit the jump to learn more.
Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi will be opening in Japan as well as the US on December 15th. This week's issue of Shonen Jump feels the Force with a bonus from an artist named Kōhei Horikoshi. He's an artist who dabbled in action sci-fi himself with 2012's short-lived manga Barrage. You might know him better for this follow-up, a series called My Hero Academia!
The official website for the TV anime adaptation based on Shuichi Asou's The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. comedy manga posted a collaboration visual between its protagonist Kusuo Saiki and Gintama's Gintoki Sakata today. How the two collaborate will be revealed in the first episode of the former's TV anime second season to be aired on January 16, 2018. See the special visual after the jump.