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    Wednesday June 22, 2016
  • Udon to Publish "Yu-Gi-Oh!" Card Art Books

    Art collections will start hitting stores in Q4 2016

    If you ever found yourself admiring the art on Yu-Gi-Oh! cards, publisher Udon Entertainment is cooking up something special just for you. 4K Media announced a licensing agreement with Udon to publish a series of art books based on the over 7,000 trading cards from the Yu-Gi-Oh! card game. The Yu-Gi-Oh! CARD ART books are currently planned for a Q4 2016 release across stores and online retailers in the US, UK, and Australia. Read on for more.

  • "Days" Anime Promo Highlights Characters, Opening Theme

    Broadcast kicks off on MBS July 2, with other stations to follow

    A new promo is here for soccer anime Days, which is lined up for a July 2 premiere on MBS, followed by Tokyo MX and BS11 on July 3 and Animax on August 4. See a bunch of the anime's cast along with a sample of HOWL BE QUIET's opening theme "Wake We Up" in the video after the jump. 

  • Bryan Cranston to Play Zordon in "Power Rangers" Movie

    Reboot opens in theaters on March 24, 2017

    Shortly before he voiced Isamu Dyson in Macross Plus, Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) is credited with a couple small voice roles in 1993's Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers. Now he's getting ready to return to the Sentai-based franchise with the announcement that he'll be playing Zordon in the new Power Rangers reboot movie. More after the jump.

  • Tuesday June 21, 2016
  • "Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness" Trailer Serves Up an Introduction

    PlayStation 4 and PS Vita game launches in the west this September

    NIS America is bringing Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in the west, and earlier today they rolled out a new introduction trailer. See what to expect when playing, including intros to familiar and fresh faces alike, as well as how in-game decisions affect the outcome, in the video after the jump.

  • First Episode of "Mighty No. 9" Documentary is Just in Time for Launch

    Keiji Inafune's "Mega Man" spiritual successor is finally available

    The road to Mighty No. 9's launch has been a rough one, and even launch day wasn't without its share of hitches, especially for Kickstarter backers who had trouble getting their copies. For better or worse, its story is an interesting one, and you can feel the pressure in the first episode of the Mighty No. 9 documentary. Hit the jump for more.

  • More "Yo-Kai Watch" Anime Hits Disney XD Starting August 1

    Season 2 premieres and kicks off 50 more episodes

    If you've been keeping up with the localized English version of the Yo-Kai Watch anime, you've got more to look forward to this summer. Season two is bringing 50 more episodes to Disney XD starting Monday, August 1 at 12:30pm ET/PT. More after the jump.

  • "One Piece: Great Pirate Colosseum" Trailer Shows 2D Fighting Action

    Nintendo 3DS fighter launches in Japan on September 21

    Recently confirmed for a September 21 launch in Japan, One Piece: Great Pirate Colosseum now has its first trailer. You can see plenty of 2D fighting action, from character-swapping to a handful of helpful assist characters, in the footage after the jump. 

  • "Dissidia Final Fantasy" to Reveal Latest Roster Addition Next Week

    Square Enix plans event for the latest character reveal

    Square Enix is gearing up to reveal another new playable character for the Dissidia Final Fantasy arcade game. The three-on-three fighter's most recent addition was Final Fantasy villain Garland, and the next character is set to be revealed on June 27. More after the jump.

  • "Dead or Alive 5 Last Round" Trailer Shows More "Fairy Tail" Costumes

    Latest set of crossover costumes now available

    A couple weeks ago we posted about Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's planned costume collaboration with Fairy Tail. The set is now available, and Koei Tecmo is here with a trailer previewing the outfits, including Eliot as Natsu, Kasumi as Erza, Helena as Aquarius, and more after the jump.

  • Monday June 20, 2016
  • "D.Gray-man HALLOW" Anime Ads Take Over Shinjuku Train Station

    Katsura Hoshino's series returns to anime on July 4

    The D.Gray-man HALLOW anime is getting ready to premiere on July 4, so the hype is really heating up in Japan. The latest ad campaign has a huge 15-meter-long poster taking over Shinjuku Station, ensuring that fans of Katsura Hoshino's manga won't forget the launch date of the new anime series. Hit the jump for more.

  • "Touhou Genso Rondo: Bullet Ballet" Trailer Previews Modes and More

    Remastered shoot 'em up hits the west this September

    NIS America shared a new trailer for CUBETYPE's Touhou universe shoot 'em up Touhou Genso Rondo: Bullet Ballet, which is coming to PS4 in the west this September. See the mix of bullet hell shooting and 1-on-1 battles—including modes, moves, local/online multiplayer, characters, and more—in the video after the jump. 

  • "The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars" Rolls Out Character Introductions

    Idol-training game hits PlayStation 4 in Japan on July 28

    This month Bandai Namco started sharing individual character introductions for the idols of The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars. The latest in the idol-training series hits PlayStation 4 in Japan on July 28, and you can meet Chihaya Kisaragi, Takane Shijou, and Takatsuki Yayoi in the videos after the jump. 

  • "Gundam the Origin" Anime Gears Up for 4th Chapter with Dubbed Promo

    The "curtain rises on war" when part 4 premieres this fall

    The GundamInfo video portal updated with the latest English-dubbed promo for Mobile Suit Gundam the Origin, this time highlighting part 4, Eve of Destiny. See Char's fateful encounter in the Amazon, the RX-78's proposal, and more as the curtain rises on war in the trailer after the jump.  

  • "Dragon Ball Z" Vegeta & Frieza Eye Masks Check Power Levels While You Sleep

    Size up your opponents for ¥1,200 in advance of a September release

    You never know when you're going to run into someone with a shockingly high power level. Whether you're at home in bed or trying to catch some (DB)Zs on a plane or train, Dragon Ball Z eye masks have you covered in both Vegeta and Frieza flavors. More after the jump.

  • Atlus Shows Off "Etrian Odyssey V" First-Print Bonus in New Video

    Dungeon-crawler launches on 3DS in Japan this August

    When Etrian Odyssey V launches in Japan, first-print copy purchasers will get a nice bonus along with the latest dungeon-crawler. Included is a "Rough Sketch ver." soundtrack and a collection of character illustrations and documents with key staff comments. More after the jump.