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    Wednesday October 16, 2019
  • Craft & Wield Your Arsenal Against an AI Menace in DAEMON x MACHINA

    Whether you're a casual or hardcore mecha gamer, DAEMON x MACHINA will satisfy all your giant robot needs

    DAEMON x MACHINA turned heads when Nintendo announced it at E3 last year, and the involvement of Armored Core alumni had mecha fans everywhere anxious for its release. Now that it's finally out on Switch, is there enough here for passionate fans of mecha games to enjoy? Is it too niche for newcomers to the mecha game genre? Hit the jump below to find out in our full review!

  • Tuesday May 28, 2019
  • Heroes Resist Darkness in For Whom the Alchemist Exists Movie Poster

    Upcoming adaptation based on smart phone RPG by Fuji&gumi Games hits theaters in Japan on June 14, 2019

    A new poster has been published for For Whom the Alchemist Exists (known in Japan as Tagatame no Alchemist), an upcoming theatrical anime film based on the tactical simulation RPG smart phone game published by Fuji&gumi Games. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Wednesday April 24, 2019
  • For Whom The Alchemist Exists Film's Main Trailer Introduces Theme Song by Huwie Ishizaki

    Shoji Kawamori's 40-year artist activity memorial work will be released on June 14

    The official YouTube channel for Fuji&gumi Games' smartphone RPG Taga Tame no Alchemist/For Whom The Alchemist Exists has posted a 60-second full trailer for the upcoming anime feature film adaptation, featuring its theme song "Namida" (Tears) performed by 35-year-old singer-songwriter Huwie Ishizaki. Watch the latest footage with the song after the jump!

  • Friday April 12, 2019
  • "For Whom the Alchemist Exists" Theatrical Anime Film Reveals Theme Song Performer

    Huwie Ishizaki performs both official theme song and ending song for upcoming smart phone game to movie adaptation

    The theme song performer has been revealed for For Whom the Alchemist Exists (known in Japan as Tagatame no Alchemist), an upcoming theatrical anime film based on the tactical simulation RPG smart phone game published by Fuji&gumi Games. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday March 22, 2019
  • For Whom The Alchemist Exists Film's Teaser Trailer Announces June 14 Release in Japan

    The film is produced to commemorate Shoji Kawamori's 40-year artist activities

    The official website for the upcoming anime feature film adaptation of Fuji&gumi Games' smartphone RPG Taga Tame no Alchemist/For Whom The Alchemist Exists has posted a teaser visual and a 30-second teaser trailer, and also announced that the film is set to be released in Japan on June 14, 2019. Check out the latest information after the jump!

  • Saturday February 2, 2019
  • "For Whom the Alchemist Exists" Brews Up an Anime Film for June 2019

    Main staff and lead cast member revealed for upcoming adaptation based on tactical simulation RPG smart phone game

    For Whom the Alchemist Exists (known in Japan as Tagatame no Alchemist, or "Tagatame" for short), a tactical simulation RPG smart phone game published by Fuji&gumi Games, is being adapted into a theatrical anime film that will hit Japanese cinemas in June of 2019, and some heavy hitters are attached to the project. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday October 24, 2018
  • Macross and Escaflowne Creator Shares the Secrets of his Genre-Defining Creativity

    Shoji Kawamori described his creative past and process at Otakon 2018!

    Shoji Kawamori visited Otakon 2018 to deliver a pair of panels outlining his nearly 40 years in the anime industry, covering everything from the history of Macross to the inner workings of his creative process. Hit the jump for the highlights!

  • Monday October 22, 2018
  • INTERVIEW: Escaflowne Creator Talks Mecha, Anime, and Manipulating Fate!

    An interview with Shoji Kawamori at Otakon 2018!

    The legendary Shoji Kawamori visited DC to promote his newest anime Junshinki Pandora and discuss his almost 40 years working in anime and mecha. He was kind enough to offer interviews, so I sat down with him to spend each and every precious moment selfishly sating my own curiosity about his work. Hit the jump for the full interview!

  • Tuesday June 12, 2018
  • "Daemon X Machina" Game Revealed with Shoji Kawamori Designs

    Marvelous announces mech action game for 2019 release

    Nintendo kicked off its Direct presentation with a look at Daemon X Machina, a new mech game from Marvelous that reels in some serious design talent. Read on for more.

  • Friday April 27, 2018
  • "Macross" Director Talks up His Latest Creation at Akiba Exhibit

    Animate's "Only Shop" rolls out Shoji Kawamori goods this month

    Mecha master Shoji Kawamori will be promoting his new spring title this month, and Animate is releasing merchandise from current and previous titles to celebrate! Visitors in May and June can pick up swag from Macross and Aquarion, and will also have an opportunity to meet the director himself. Hit the jump to preview the campaign!

  • Friday February 9, 2018
  • Shoji Kawamori's New TV Anime "Jushinki Pandora" 2nd PV Announces April 4 Premiere

    Satelight-animated mecha sci-fi series will be streamed on Netflix worldwide

    The official Japanese website for Jushinki Pandora, the latest TV anime series created by Shoji Kawamori (Macross, Aquarion), today released a 100-second new PV to introduce the eight members of Team Pandora and the anime's insert song "Meteor" performed by Shiena Nishizawa (KanColle, Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles). Check out more new information after the jump!

  • Friday January 26, 2018
  • "Juushinki Pandora" Reveals New Cast and Key Visual

    Kenjiro Suda plays a cat-loving sniper in upcoming original mecha TV anime by Shoji Kawamori and Satelight

    Voice actor Kenjiro Tsuda has joined the cast of Juushinki Pandora ("Heavy Sacred Device Pandora"), an upcoming original mecha TV anime, as a cool sniper character named Doug Hobart. Hit the jump to learn more.