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    Tuesday May 19, 2020
  • New App Lets You Look up Info on All 61 PreCure

    PreCure Dictionary is now available for smartphones in Japan

    With 61 magical girls to its name, PreCure (also known as Glitter Force) can be hard to keep tabs on. Fortunately, a new app gives fans a full encyclopedia of the characters in the long-running anime franchise. Find out more about it after the jump!

  • Friday January 4, 2019
  • Naruto Star Gets Aggressively Tuneful in New Manga One CM

    Showtaro Morikubo sings the praises of manga app's major titles

    Naruto and Cardfight!! Vanguard star Showtaro Morikubo is here to sing the praises of Manga One—literally! Check out the new CM for the manga app, along with Morikubo's dulcet tones, after the jump.

  • Monday May 14, 2018
  • "Otsukai" App Helps Western Fans Get Exclusive Japanese Goods

    Japan-side users now being enlisted for new service

    Otsukai is looking for ways to make Japan-only anime merch accessible around the world. Beta tests are already popular, and Japanese participants can now pre-register to help overseas fans get their hands on exclusive items. Hit the jump to find out more!

  • Monday February 19, 2018
  • Smile, Sweet, Sister, Snooze Button -- A New "Blend S" Alarm App

    Maika wakes you up in sadistic style with new download.

    Need help getting out of bed? Let Maika of Blend-S help! The sadistic waitress has more than 100 voice lines to create custom wake-up calls. And there's a Twitter campaign with cool autograph rewards. Hit the jump for all the info!

  • Saturday July 1, 2017
  • Syllable Boys Sing and Dance in "Hiragana Danshi" Music Video

    Japanese character set re-imagined as handsome young men coming soon to a smart phone app near you

    Everyone wants to see sets of Japanese phonetic characters re-imagined as handsome young men with character designs by Yukiko Horiguchi, but is the world ready for a MikuMikuDance-animated song and dance routine by the Hiragana Danshi? Hit the jump to find out.

  • Tuesday June 6, 2017
  • The Bishonen Evolution: Hiragana Are Now Cute Boys

    "Hiragana Danshi" smartphone game will test your linguistic skills.

    Prepare to meet the Hiragana Danshi -- the latest anthropomorphized characters. And yes, it's exactly what it sounds like: they're boys based on hiragana characters. What's going on? Find out more about their creation and the game they'll be starring in after the jump.

  • Friday March 17, 2017
  • New "Magia Record' PV Introduces Nanami Yachiyo

    "KonoSuba" voice actress joins voice cast of new mobile game.

    It's time to start putting names to faces for Magia Record. Next up in our new magical girl roster is the mysterious blue-haired girl we've seen with Iroha. Who is she? See for yourself after the jump!

  • Friday February 10, 2017
  • Meet Your New Puella Magi Team in Latest "Magia Record" PV

    "Madoka Magica" smartphone RPG to be released this year.

    A new PV is out for the Madoka Magica spinoff game Magia Record, featuring game footage, new characters, and more. What's the story behind Iroha and her missing sister? Find out the latest after the jump!

  • Monday December 26, 2016
  • "Magia Record" Smartphone Game Gets New PV, New Heroine

    Meet the newest puella magi to join the brawl.

    Get ready to ante up -- your chance at being a magical girl is just around the corner when Magia Record goes live in spring 2017! A new PV has been released, with more information on the new magical girl joining Madoka in her weird world of entropy. Hit the jump to see everything we know so far!

  • Friday October 28, 2016
  • "Kingdom: Seven Flags" App Brings Real-Time Warfare to Your Smartphone

    Get Your First Look at the New Free-to-Play "Kingdom" App and Download It Now!

    Get ready for real-time battle with your favorite characters from Kingdom! Bandai Namco have finally released Kingdom: Seven Flags, which promises a variety of challenges and beautiful animation. Find out more after the jump!

  • Friday March 9, 2012
  • Receive 'Phone Calls' from Voice Actors with "Seiyu+Plus" App (Updated)

    "Sorry, one sec, it's Ayana Taketatsu on the phone—you know, Azusa from K-On?"

    If you're interested in having a daydream relationship, why stop at virtual characters Love Plus-style? Now you can receive phone calls from your favorite voice actors. Details on the new, Japanese smartphone app, Seiyu+Plus after the break! Update: Works on US Android phones!

  • Friday September 16, 2011
  • VIDEO: Guitar Rock from "K-On!" in the Palm of Your Hand

    New Strum Stage iPhone app demoed to "K-On!" song GO! GO! MANIAC

    Strum Stage is a new virtual guiar app for the iPhone and iPad. It allows users to play along with songs from their iTunes libraries using a variety of sampled guitar sounds. Recently, an unknown player unleashed palm-sized "hot lixx" while playing along to the song GO! GO! MANIAC from the K-On! soundtrack. Check out the video after the jump!

  • Thursday April 14, 2011
  • Crunchyroll Announces First Japanese App for Simulcasts

    iPhone and Android apps offer streaming on the go

    In an effort to make streaming simulcasts that much easier—especially for users with access to smart phones—Crunchyroll has partnered with Marvelous Entertainment to launch streaming-specific applications. As they develop, apps will be made available via both the Japanese Android storefront and Apple's App Store.