The latest in 5pb's Steins;Gate series hit Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in Japan back in April, and now it looks like it's heading to Sony's portable. Steins;Gate: Linear Bounded Phenogram is set to get the port treatment on PS Vita this winter. More after the jump.
Retailers have begun listing a December 13th Blu-ray/DVD release for April's Steins;Gate Fuka Ryoiki no déjà-vu anime movie. The set will be presented on five discs, with a newly drawn box by huke and digipak newly drawn by character designer/chief animation director Kyuta Sakai. More after the jump.
Looks like Hatsune Miku isn't the only software finally coming to English language PC users. JAST USA announced at Anime Expo that they've licensed the visual novel inspiration for the popular time travel mystery anime, Steins;Gate. More after the jump.
The 'hypothetical science adventure' game Steins;Gate has recently had a follow-up games, light novels with audio dramas and movie version released, and from that series comes a figma of Kurisu Makise wearing her white lab coat. The figure will be shipping this November. Get a look at this, plus other Steins;Gate goodies after the jump.
Tickets go sale July 28th for an October stage production of the Steins;Gate time travel mystery. Daisuke Nishida will be scripting an original, branching scenario, featuring Prince of Tennis musical veteran Daisuke Watanabe as Okabe, Persona 4 and Tiger & Bunny veteran Minami Tsukui as Suzuha Amane and and ex-Momoiro Clover Manami Ikura as Faris. See the entire cast after the jump.
September just got a bit more super deformed. Timed for the new Steins;Gate movie, orders are being taken for Penguin Parade's Petanko Kurisu Makise. The rosy cheeked scientist is a sitting 7cm, palm sized figure. Good Smile Company's Nendoroid of Maoyu's Demon Queen is also available for preorder ahead of a September release. She has removable horns, skirt lifting pose, embarrassed expression and hug pillow. Get a look after the jump.
If you like any combination of Persona 4 The Animation, Steins;Gate, and adorable chibi Petanko figures, you're in for a treat. The Petanko listing over at Penguin Parade has been updated with three new figures—two from Persona 4 The Animation and one from Steins;Gate—set to arrive in Japan this September. Check 'em out after the jump.
Anime movie Steins;Gate Fuka Ryoiki no déjà-vu opened in Japanese theaters on April 20th, taking 86.8 million yen for the weekend. On 18 screens, this was enough to get seventh place in the box office standing, behind the latest Detective Conan, the latest Crayon Shinchan, Lincoln, Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, Wreck-It Ralph/Sugar Rush, and Fune o Amu. More after the jump.
In honor of this weekend's opening of anime movie Steins;Gate Fuka Ryoiki no déjà-vu, here's a brief look at Henikuukan no Octet, a non-canonical extension of the time travel visual novel's "True End," done in the style of an 8-bit PC era text prompt game. Get a look after the jump.
Anime goods makers Cospa and Japanese eyeglasses chain Coolens have teamed up again for new eyeglasses inspired by sets worn by Kurisu Makise and "Daru" Hashida in this weekend's anime movie Steins;Gate Fuka Ryoiki no déjà-vu. Both unisex models can be worn as cosplay items or corrective prescription lenses can be installed. Get a look at this, plus other upcoming Steins;Gate items after the jump.
Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 game Steins;Gate: Linear Bounded Phenogram hits Japan April 25 with promise of exploring the time travel mystery from the perspective of the LaboMen, as well as scenarios following Rintarou Okabe as costumed hero Alpaca Man and Mister Braun with daughter Nae. Get a look at the new promo movie after the jump.
Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 game Steins;Gate: Linear Bounded Phenogram hits Japan April 25 with promise of exploring the time travel mystery from the perspective of the LaboMen. 5pb. has now posted a pair of videos of the visual novel's Mayuri Shiina perspective piece along with a commercial. Get a look after the jump.
The line of Steins;Gate novel/drama CDs that saw the release of novel/audio drama Steins; Gate: Heijikyokusen (Closed Curves) no Epigraph and Eigoukaigi (Eternal Recurrence) no Pandora, with the introduction of characters like Kurisu Makise's hikikomori senpei and Suzuha Amane's mother, seems likely to continue to add interesting elements with the June release of Altair - At the Point of Infinity. Get a look after the jump.