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A "mini roadmap" for Pokémon Sleep was announced on September 15, according to which future updates of the game will bring improvements related to the Energy of Pokémon.
Square Enix released a new trailer for Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince, along with the game’s demo on September 15. Revisions to Maya Mahabala's outfit have been attracting attention in particular.
The Teal Mask DLC for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet released just recently, and is gaining a lot of attention for its environment, modeled of real-life rural Japan.
Hanshin Tigers beloved tradition of diving into Dotonbori River's nasty water can't be stopped. Even over a thousand police officers weren't enough to halt this rowdy tradition.
TENSEI, scheduled for 2024, is an “endless” 3D action game in which the player leaps across an environment that resembles and acts as if it were an ink wash painting.
An official X/Twitter account affiliated with Japan’s Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) recently announced that their official mascot called Omaneko will be making a PR appearance at Kemoket, Japan’s largest “kemono” (furry/anthro) related comic fair. But what’s the deal with...
A Nippon Anime & Film Culture Association (NAFCA) survey reveals that over 70% of anime industry professionals would like to have the use of generative AI legally regulated.
Controversial female ex-pro game Tanukana has announced that she will be hosting a real-life matchmaking event for incels, which others will be able to view for a fee.
On the topic of how successful the Netflix live adaptation of One Piece turned out to be, a Japanese lawyer who had been involved in the project made a public comment stating that the conditions of the contract had a lot to do with the series’ success.
The Ver. 2.0.1 update for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet includes the release of “The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero Part 1: The Teal Mask” and other helpful fixes and adjustments.
In honor of Attack on Titan's finale and 10-year run, a four-day-long after party will be hosted in the metaverse for its fans. Participants will be able to hangout with other fans, as well as cast and crew of the anime.
Ube City in Japan, the hometown of Hideaki Anno, director of the Neon Genesis Evangelion series, reported that it’s project to create a replica of the Lance of Longinus that appears in the anime is in its final stages.
Instant noodle company, Nissin, brings back Metal Gear Solid's nine- year-coma meme in their latest commercial. Fans of the game and noodles, and even Hideo Kojima are amused by the unconventional advertisement.
FromSoftware’s Ver.1.02 patch for ARMORED CORE VI FIRES OF RUBICON released on September 11 has supposedly made Balteus and two other bosses less challenging. I try to see what's different for myself.
Organizers of a fireworks festival in Japan dejectedly reported not being able to sell any of their premium seats, but users discovered that the seats look more like something out an initial stage of Minecraft.
The “dark souls toilet” X/Twitter account that posts Soulsborne-themed toilet content has recently blessed the Armored Core fandom with their own Armored toilet.
Is the pacing of modern anime faster than those that came before them? An author explains why anime production companies have sped up anime story progression.
The Armored Core fandom is seeing a record high in lewd fanart with the release of Armored Core 6, and SFW communities are finding themselves overwhelmed.
Japanese horror game developer Chilla’s Art announced their new title The Kindap for the PC (Steam). The game will revolve around a kidnapping incident in rural Japan.
Aniplex announced Demon Slayer: Mezase! Saikyou Taishi!, a digital board game scheduled to release in 2024 for the Nintendo Switch.
Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries launched a campaign aimed at encouraging the nation to consume Japanese fish and seafood on September 7, and the campaign’s unconventional visual managed to grab hold of the public’s attention instantly.
The Kyoto Animation arson case suspect's claim that he was unaware of how many people could die due to his actions is raising some eyebrows in particular, with some voicing concerns that he may be suggesting homicide by willful negligence.
The Japanese court sentenced YouTuber Shinobu Yoshida (53) to two years in prison, suspended for five years, and a fine of about $6800 for uploading gameplay videos and edited anime footage without the permission of the right holders,
Only Up! was discontinued by SCKR Games on September 8. The game is no longer available on Steam. In an announcement, the developer mentioned wanting to put the game behind them.