Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia is offering a unique virtual reality experience for visitors to the Odaiba YUME-TAIRIKU festival currently underway at the Fuji TV Headquarters in Odaiba: an immersive, 360 degree experience for the PlayStation VR entitled "Nogizaka46 Horror House". Hit the jump to learn more.
Kodansha is teaming up with Polygon Pictures to create Hop Step Sing!, an idol music project specifically designed to be experienced via virtual reality systems. Hit the jump to learn more.
Ghost in the Shell: The Movie - Virtual Reality Diver - a virtual reality experience based on the landmark cyberpunk manga Ghost in the Shell by Masamune Shirow - has arrived at the I.G Store in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Beginning in May of 2016, patrons of the "Virtual Theater" service available at 31 Internet cafes in the Kanto region of Japan will be able to experience Ghost in the Shell: The Movie - Virtual Reality Diver, a 15 minute virtual reality movie that immerses its viewers in a CG-rendered, 360 degree world based on the landmark cyberpunk manga by Masamune Shirow. Hit the jump to learn more.
Hospitals are spooky enough without ghosts, but in Araya hospital creepiness is taken to a new level by MAD Virtual Reality Studio, who just put the game on Steam Greenlight. In Araya, you'll take the perspective of three different characters as you try to solve the mystery of the murder of Araya. Hit the jump for more!
A new project on Japanese crowdfunding website Makuake is attempting to reboot the Magical Taluluto series by Tatsuya Egawa (Goldenboy) as a virtual reality experience. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official YouTube channel for the Ghost in the Shell franchise today posted two teasers for its upcoming virtual reality smartphone app "Ghost in The Shell: The Movie Virtual Reality Diver," which is scheduled to launch early 2016. Check the two clips, normal 2D version and 360°VR version after the jump.
Bold new things are coming in 2016, including Sony's Project Morpheus virtual reality helmet for use with the PS4. Will our cyberpunk dreams finally become a reality? Hit the jump to learn more.
Following the famous "Miku Miku Akushu" application to shake hands with Hatsune Miku, a university student named Negipoyoc finally created a new application "Miku Miku Soine" to sleep together with Miku in bed by using virtual reality head-mounted display. Check the explanation videos after the jump.
Fuji TV is making a bold move by introducing a virtual announcer, bringing about visions of the likes of Hatsune Miku hosting shows and reading news on television. Except this announcer, Lune Anri, looks about a decade in the past, visually speaking… Watch the digital talent introduce herself at a press conference as Fuji TV's latest announcer hire in the clip after the jump.