The Alien franchise is a hallmark of the sci-fi and horror genres, and yet its multiple video game iterations are disappointments, with shining gems few and far between. Hit the jump for more!
The first-press limited deluxe edition of the first volume of the Sailor Moon Crystal Blu-ray discs, which included the first two episodes, was just released in Japan on October 15. To help promoting it, the Azabu-Juban Shopping District in Minato-ku, Tokyo, is now holding a special stamp rally. Check the photo report after the jump.
Koei Tecmo takes things back to basics after some crazy spin-offs with the release of Samurai Warriors 4. It's samurai vs. ninja with an expanded cast of 55 characters. Check out what historic (and bloodless) violence looks like with next-gen graphics after the jump!
Counting 16 episodes now, the ongoing TV anime adaptation of the dark fantasy action manga Akame ga KILL! still keeps high popularity among the fans. In commemoration of the start of its second cour, Gamers' Akihabara store has been holding a special exhibition for the series on the fifth floor. Check the photo report after the jump.
The TV anime adaptation of Yu Shimizu's popular action fantasy light novel series Bladedance of Elementalers was aired from July to September of this year. To promote the recently-released 1st volume of its Blu-ray/DVD, Gamers' Akihabara store has been holding a special exhibition featuring various items from the series. Check the photo report after the jump!
It's that time of year where you watch spooky movies, and gather 'round the TV to watch your most easily-frightened friend play spooky games! That's what we did--Baker McDonald found his courage and delved into Shinji Mikami's The Evil Within! Hit the jump for our full review!
YATTAR NEWS strikes again with a metric ton of cosplay pics from the recent Tokyo Game Show! Get a gander at snaps of guys and gals in anime, manga, and game-inspired garb after the jump!
For my regular photo report, I again checked street ads and displays featuring the latest anime/game titles in Akihabara, the world-famous otaku city in Tokyo, on Friday afternoon. As always, the street was filled with people including many foreign tourists taking pictures around. Check the photos after the jump.
This week, we showcase plenty of older or unique titles that you recommend people to watch next, plus some fan favorites. Check it out and get some new ideas after the jump!
Our neat buddies at YATTAR JAPAN bring us a massive look at otaku treats from the recent 54th All Japan Model & Hobby Show. Check out new items on the horizon from Bandai, Tamiya, and Tokyo Marui after the jump!
To help promoting the ongoing TV anime second season, the well known Tokyo Anime Center is now holding a special exhibition featuring the Sword Art Online anime series. Reflecting the great popularity, it provides us with a wide variety of materials which are rarely seen in public. Check the photo report after the jump.
All you have to do is mention Norio Wakamoto and people get excited. He's cool! He's funny! He's scary! He can do anything! Hit the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces celebrating Wakamoto's roles in Street Fighter, the Monogatari series, Dragon Ball Z, Star Wars (??) and much more!