SNK Playmore has filed a criminal copyright infringement complaint against Square-Enix in the video game publisher's home city of Osaka over what it alleges are over 100 instances of of unauthorized depictions of SNK Playmore characters in the Hi-Score Girl manga published by Square-Enix. Hit the jump for the details.
For those that were hoping to hear what the recently released English dub version of fan favorite Toradora would sound like, Crunchyroll comes through and delivers by making the new dub available immediately. Hit the jump for all of the details.
Crunchyroll continues chugging along with Summer shows with its latest acquisition in the anime adaptation of the Himegoto manga. Hit the jump for the details.
Namco Bandai has posted new screenshots for the forthcoming Dragon Ball: Xenoverse game on Facebook showing off the mysterious "Future Warrior" character along with gameplay examples. Hit the jump for the screenshots and a look at the new character
With the excitement surrounding the newly announced 2015 Dragon Ball Z film, more details are slowly being confirmed regarding the film's staff, with the first confirmation coming earlier today. Hit the jump for the details.
Following up on the stream of simulcast announcements throughout the day, the next title that's been added to Crunchyroll's Summer lineup is Magimoji Rurumo. Hit the jump for all of the details.
After seven months, it seems that Namco Bandai wants to stop offering the Tales of Phantasia iOS game after being released in January. The US Full Voice version of the game was touted by the developer as being free and complete but did offer in-app purchases and required an internet connection. Hit the jump for all of the details.
Viz Media held its long-awaited Sailor Moon panel during Anime Expo earlier today and delivered on the surprises, as the company confirmed the new English dub cast for the original series. Hit the jump for all of the details on that, plus the details on the contents of the first boxset.
Sentai Filmworks held its annual Anime Expo panel earlier today and had plenty of new announcements to share, both in terms of new licenses and new releases of catalog titles. Hit the jump for the details.
During its panel held at Anime Expo, upstart licensing company Sekai Project has announced its latest visual novel localization projects in Grisaia no Kajitsu from Front Wing and planetarian from Visual Art's. Hit the jump for all of the details.
In a short message to fans of the 2013 film Pacific Rim, director Gullermo Del Toro has confirmed that a sequel to the film is in the works with key writing staff from the first film along with more tie-ins. Hit the jump for the video.
Following this morning's announcement by Netflix regarding the premiere of the Knights of Sidonia anime adaptation as an exclusive to the service that starts next week, the end of the last episode of the first season has confirmed that a second season of the series will be made with a preview event confirmed for November 23rd. Hit the jump for the confirmation.
Ever wanted to wake up to the voice of your favorite swimmer from smash hit Free! every morning before going to work or school? A line of new alarm clocks by Movic will make sure that fans can choose to wake up to their favorite character, with each clock featuring a voice sample for each character. Hit the jump for the details.
Following the initial reveal of the Codename S.T.E.A.M tactical/strategy RPG last week, Nintendo has released the video clip revealing the initial gameplay and concept of the game. Hit the jump for the footage.
Lost in the din of E3, a new startup looks to take the Steam Machine console and wants to steer it in a more portable direction with what it calls the "Steamboy" in an obvious allusion to the Nintendo Game Boy. Hit the jump for the details revealed so far.