Asterion is the title of an ambitious animated series co-produced between France and high level creative staff in Japan. Asterion’s creator has already secured funds for a pilot, but is now looking to Kickstarter to raise money to complete a full episode. Read on for an overview of the project!
Shenmue III's Kickstarter has officially closed out, after an interesting campaign that kicked off during Sony's E3 press conference. Hit the jump to see where it ended up!
Two former NIS America staffers launch a Kicksttarter for their first game, with heavy influence from the games they once helped to publish in Undead Darlings ~no cure for love~. Hit the jump for details
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a game that's currently raising funds via Kickstarter. What's special about that is the fact that former Castlevania producer Koji "IGA" Igarashi is the mastermind behind its creation. The Kickstarter campaign has finally raised enough money for a physical PS Vita release as of Friday, and there are hopefully more coming. Hit the jump for more details!
Not even successful Kickstarter anime projects are safe from the scourge of April Fool's Day gags. Hit the jump to see the prank that Under the Dog pulled on its backers.
Jason Thompson, author of Manga: The Complete Guide and table top gaming guru, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to crowd fund the production of card game Mangaka: The Fast & Furious Game of Drawing Comics. Playtested at conventions, art schools and game shops, Mangaka aims to offer a game that "combines the fun of making comics (and sharing them with your friends!) with the strategies of a great card game." More after the jump.
A Kickstarter crowdfunding project for an illustration/manga compilation book of the Tohoku relief character Tohoku Zunko has been launched. She was created to support the relief activities in regions affected by the Great East Japan earthquake in March 2011. Hit the jump for more details.
For those that have been following the saga that has been the genesis of the Under The Dog animation project, the production has now taken a step forward since the conclusion of its Kickstarter campaign according to new comments from scriptwriter Jiro Ishii and director Masahiro Ando. Hit the jump for the comments.