Three new cast members have been revealed for Infinite Dendogram, an upcoming TV anime based on the series of light novels written by Sakon Kaidou and illustrated by Taiki about a new player diving into the world of "Infinite Dendogram", a fully immersive virtual reality MMORPG. Hit the jump to learn more.
Could an engineer with no animation experience make an anime? That's what TWIN ENGINE and Pancake want to find out! The studios are joining forces to host an "Anime Hackathon," challenging engineers to create new animation with existing technology. Get the details after the jump!
Animator Shigeyoshi Tsukahara is spearheading a crowdfunding effort to promote the creation of KURAYUKUBA, an alternate history / steampunk fantasy anime that will employ both traditional animation techniques and VR technology. Hit the jump to learn more.
As reported, Iwamotocho Geinousha's five-member virtual idol unit Enogu finally makes their major debut from Universal Music Japan today, and a full version music video for their first single "Heart no Penki" (Paint of The Heart) is now streamed on the record company's official YouTube channel. Check out their newest virtual performance after the jump!
A dynamic new trailer has been released for Tokyo Chronos, an upcoming original virtual reality "mystery adventure" visual novel from director Haruki Kashiwakura and publisher Sekai Project. Hit the jump to check it out.
GeGeGe no Kitaro, the TV anime based on the classic yokai manga by Shigeru Mizuki, is entering the world of virtual reality with an initiative known as "Spirit and Art" that is being overseen by Toei Animation. Hit the jump to learn more.
The main cast has been revealed for Tokyo Chronos, an upcoming VR visual novel murder mystery that is currently seeking crowdfunding with the goal of releasing on multiple platforms and in multiple languages in early 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
Tokyo Chronos, a mystery story that melds the media of virtual reality and visual novels, is seeking crowdfunding in July and August of 2018 with the goal of completing an early 2019 release in English, Japanese, and Chinese on the PSVR, Oculus (Go and Rift), and SteamVR platforms. Hit the jump to learn more.
Following their well-received debut music video released last month, five-member virtual idol unit Enogu is scheduled to hold their first virtual concert at Iwamotocho Theater on August 10. It will be a pre-opening event for the world's first theater dedicated to virtual character performances, which can be accessed from anywhere in the world by using Head-mounted Display (HMD). Learn more about them after the jump!
Rascal the raccoon is on the loose! The beloved anime character is part of his own virtual reality game, which fans can test out next month as part of Tokyo Skytree's Rascal event. Check out screencaps after the jump!
Most people might think that a pint-sized, chunibyo arch-mage with a penchant for hurling massive "Explosion" spells may not be the ideal candidate for a VR-based relaxation app, but software developers Gugenka are clearly not among that group, because in Fall of 2018 they are releasing the "KONOSUBA Megumin to Oyasumi" app exclusively for the Lenovo Mirage Solo with Daydream standalone VR system. Hit the jump to learn more.
Sure, beating up slimes in the Dragon Quest JRPG series is fun, but wouldn't it be even better if you could receive tactile feedback when you whack those smug little monsters with your sword? Thanks to Dragon Quest VR, a new virtual reality attraction produced by Bandai Namco Amusement for VR ZONE SHINJUKU, people will soon have the opportunity to experience exactly that. Hit the jump to learn more.
Publishing giant Kodansha and 3DCG animation studio Polygon Pictures have formed a joint business venture entitled Kodansha VR Lab with the aim of creating and marketing virtual reality entertainment to a global audience. Hit the jump to learn more.