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    Sunday August 30, 2020
  • FEATURE: Anime Explained Dives Deep Into the History of Isekai

    Crunchyroll's video essay series explores the fantastical subgenre from its folklore origins to its modern variations

    From folktales of time-lost fishermen to stories of modern-day shut-ins shunted to magical worlds, the fantastical subgenre known as isekai has a long and storied history stretching from the very beginnings of the anime industry up to modern times. And now an in-depth episode of Anime Explained — a video essay series produced by Crunchyroll — tackles the origins, development, and influences of isekai. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Friday November 3, 2017
  • ".hack//G.U. Last Recode" Launches With a Final Trailer

    Collection with new chapter is now on PS4 and PC

    .hack//G.U. Last Recode is officially out on PS4 and PC in the west, bringing three classic chapters and the brand new fourth chapter, Reconnection. Celebrate along with Bandai Namco with the launch trailer after the jump.  

  • Tuesday October 17, 2017
  • ".hack//G.U. Last Recode" Highlighted in English Rebirth Trailer

    Remastered collection is due out in early November

    With just a couple weeks to go before launch, Bandai Namco is here with a new preview for .hack//G.U. Last Recode. The remastered collection includes volumes 1 through the newly-created 4—RebirthReminisceRedemption, and Reconnection—so dig into the "Rebirth" trailer after the jump. 

  • Thursday October 12, 2017
  • Crunchyroll Adds ".hack//Legend of the Twilight" and "Dragonaut -THE RESONANCE-" to Catalog

    Both series go live today

    Crunchyroll has more additions coming to the catalog, starting with .hack//Legend of the Twilight and Dragonaut -THE RESONANCE-. Get the skinny on territories and launch times for both after the jump.

  • Saturday October 7, 2017
  • Show Your ".hack" Love with Anniversary Flair

    Rice Digital adds pinback buttons to its store exclusives.

    If you're looking forward to the remastered release of .hack//G.U., you'll be excited to know that there's more to it! Bandai and Rice Digital are working together to offer extra gifts in the game's release. Hit the jump to preview the new goods!

  • Friday September 22, 2017
  • ".hack//G.U. Last Recode" Video Compares PS2 and PS4 Versions

    See how the remaster stacks up against the original

    The .hack//G.U. Last Recode collection is coming to PlayStation 4 and PC this November, so Bandai Namco is here with a comparison video. See how the newly-remastered PS4 versions stack up against the PS2 originals in the side-by-side study after the jump.

  • Thursday September 14, 2017
  • ".hack//G.U. Last Recode" Video Shares Volume 1's Opening Movie

    "Rebirth" is the first of four parts featured in the collection

    .hack//G.U. Vol. 1//Rebirth is the first part of the series of RPGs represented in the remastered .hack//G.U.Last Recode collection, and Bandai Namco is here with a new preview. This one is all about Rebirth, focusing on its opening ahead of the HD set's November launch on PS4 and PC. 

  • Wednesday August 23, 2017
  • ".hack//G.U. Last Recode" Launches in the Americas on November 3

    PlayStation 4 and PC release previewed in new trailer

    Bandai Namco's updated release of the .hack//G.U. episodes comes with a bunch of new features and improvements, including faster movement, retry mode, and upgraded visuals. It's officially set to launch on PlayStation 4 and PC in the Americas on November 3, and you can dig into the latest footage after the jump. 

  • Saturday July 22, 2017
  • ".hack//G.U. Last Recode" to Get Physical Release in the Americas

    Collection launches this year

    Announced last month, .hack/G.U. Last Recode celebrates the series' 15th anniversary with a collection that packs in all three .hack//G.U. action-RPGs, including RebirthReminiscence, and Redemption. It's up for pre-order now, and fans in the Americas can also look forward to a physical release on PlayStation 4. 

  • Tuesday June 20, 2017
  • ".hack//G.U. Last Recode" Brings Trio of Action-RPGs Back to the West

    PS4 and Steam release celebrates the series' 15th anniversary

    The .hack franchise is 15 years old at this point, which means it's time for a celebration. Bandai Namco is getting in on it with plans to release .hack//G.U. Last Recode in the west. This PlayStation 4 and Steam remaster collects all three .hack//G.U. action-RPGs, including RebirthReminiscence, and Redemption, and it's due out later this year. Read on for a trailer and more.

  • Friday May 6, 2016
  • ".hack//" Character Designer Pays Tribute To 20th Anniversary of CyberConnect2

    President/CEO Hiroshi Matsuyama will be travelling across all of Japan's 47 prefectures to meet (and drink with) fans this month

    Game development studio CyberConnect2 was founded on February 16m 1996 (it became CyberConnection2 in 2001), and, to celebrate its 20th anniversary, President/CEO Hiroshi Matsuyama will be travelling across all of Japan's  47 prefectures to meet (and drink with) fans this month. Joining the good-times, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, character designer for its MMORPG-set .hack// series (also a few things called Evangelion and FLCL) posted a congratulations. 

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