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Kimetsu no Yaiba Dethrones Kimi no Na wa as Third Highest-Grossing Japan Film

Kimetsu no Yaiba is slowly making its way up the ranks as the movie has now acquired a new achievement in being the third highest-grossing film in Japan, dethroning the formidable Kimi no Na wa and sure to have many curious just how far the film will potentially go. It was divulged that in the […]
Tags: Japan, Movies, Sales, Anime, Announcements, Kimi, Adaptations, Kimi No Na Wa, Kimetsu no Yaiba, Kimetsu, Yaiba, Yaiba Dethrones Kimi

New Code Geass Project Announcement Slated for Early December

The official Twitter account for the Code Geass franchise has announced a new Code Geass project, speculated to be a brand new anime series. The Twitter announcement clarified that the reveal will take place via a YouTube stream on December 5th: The Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion anime aired from October 2006 until July […]
Tags: Twitter, Youtube, Anime, Announcements, Mecha, Continuations, Code Geass, Lelouch

Sega Holding 150-Hour Livestream for Yakuza’s 15th Anniversary

Sega has announced a special 15th-anniversary livestream celebrating the Yakuza (Ryu ga Gotoku) franchise with a special challenge involving a 151.5-hour “Let’s play” challenge. A brief summary of the event and only a portion of the individuals who will be present during the exhausting marathon: The live stream will look back on 15 years of […]
Tags: Games, Events, Anniversaries, Anime, Livestream, Announcements, Sega, Ryu, Ryu ga Gotoku

Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari Rerise Smartphone Game Ready to Rise up

Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari fanatics can look forward to enjoying a smartphone game alongside the upcoming second season of the anime as a game was announced, certain to contain plenty of monster slaying and micro-transactions for those who don’t enjoy the mindless grinding of smartphone titles or RPGs in general. The official Twitter account […]
Tags: Games, Fantasy, Smartphones, Anime, Announcements, RPG, Tate, Adaptations, Casuals, Isekai, Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari

PlayStation 5 Launch in Japan the Second Worst in History for Sony

Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu has reported the PlayStation 5 has had the second-worst console launch for Sony in Japan. The console has officially sold 118,085 consoles in the 4 days since launch and this makes it the second-worst console debut for Sony after the PlayStation 3, which sold 88,000 consoles in the same time frame. […]
Tags: Business, Games, Japan, Sales, Playstation, Sony, Anime, Announcements, Famitsu, PS5

Granblue Fantasy Versus on Its Way to Selling Half a Million Copies

The official Granblue Fantasy: Versus Twitter account has announced the fighting game collaboratively developed between Arc System Works and CyGames has sold over 450,000 copies. The tweet announcing the cumulative digital and physical sales of the game along with a piece of artwork thanking the supporting fans: The game also recently added the cute powerhouse […]
Tags: Games, Sales, Anime, Announcements, Fighting Games, Granblue Fantasy, Arc System Works, Cygames

Nintendo Urges Organizations & Businesses Not to Bring Politics Into Animal Crossing

Nintendo has come out with a set of new user-generated content guidelines for Animal Crossing: New Horizons urging various organizations and businesses not to use their game as a platform for personal political campaigns. The new guidelines specifically created for Animal Crossing in English highlighting Nintendo’s stance on political content in their games: While our […]
Tags: Business, Games, Politics, Nintendo, Anime, Announcements, Animal Crossing, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Urges Organizations amp

Kimetsu no Yaiba Film Now Top-Grossing Anime Film of All Time in Taiwan

The Kimetsu no Yaiba film, Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Ressha Hen, has been achieving success in areas other than Japan as it has now become the top-grossing movie in Taiwan. Taiwanese anime distributor Muse Communication shared that the movie has achieved the top spot at the box office after raking in 360 million New Taiwan […]
Tags: Japan, Movies, Sales, Taiwan, Anime, Announcements, Adaptations, Ufotable, Kimetsu no Yaiba, Kimetsu, Yaiba, Yaiba Mugen Ressha Hen, Muse Communication, Yaiba Film Now Top Grossing Anime Film of All Time

A Few Titles Appear Repeatedly Amongst The Game Awards 2020 Nominees

The nominees for the annual Game Awards event have finally been declared, resulting in a myriad of popular titles appearing several times throughout the list, with one particularly controversial sequel nudging its way into about a third of the 30ish categories. Ghost of Tsushima, Final Fantasy VII Remake, Hades, and Last of Us II were […]
Tags: Games, Internet, Awards, Events, Anime, Announcements, Tsushima

New Hololive Duet Song Featuring Pekora & Miko Available on WACCA

Hololive vTubers Usada Pekora and Sakura Miko have joined forces for a brand new song called PekoMiko Taisensou, the piece naturally being chaotic and bubbly and sure to easily appease Hololive fanatics as the music video contains plenty of adorable visuals. It was also announced that this new song, along with other Hololive songs “Yumemiru […]
Tags: Games, Music, Marketing, Anime, Announcements, Miko, Arcade Gaming, Usamimi, Virtual YouTubers, Hololive, Usada Pekora, Sakura Miko

Fan-Made Helltaker Visual Novel Cancels Kickstarter Campaign

A visual novel fan game that would have focused on the devious demon girls present in the popular Helltaker had its Kickstarter campaign cancelled, the decision being a result of original creator Vanripper requesting the developer distance themselves from his work. The developer, Team133, was originally requesting $8,000 and using art ripped straight from Helltaker […]
Tags: Games, Parody, Crowd Funding, Kickstarter, Anime, Announcements, Cancellations, Visual Novels, Helltaker, Vanripper

Naruto’s Original Creator Returns to Write Boruto Manga

The official Twitter account for the Naruto and Boruto franchises have announced that original Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto will assume writing duties for Boruto: Naruto Next Generations. Previously, the Boruto manga was being written by Ukyou Kodachi, illustrated by Mikio Ikemoto, and only supervised by Kishimoto. A translation of the announcement: “About the Boruto manga: […]
Tags: Anime, Announcements, Manga, Naruto, Boruto, Masashi Kishimoto, Kishimoto, Mikio Ikemoto, Ukyou Kodachi

Unko Collection Finally Launches as a Smartphone Game

The “Unkore” (Unko Collection) parody made six years ago that poked fun at the popular Kantai Collection has finally been realized as a smartphone game of its own, the project anthropomorphizing varying kinds of intestinal bacteria and anti-cancer agents as attainable female fighters. The official Twitter account announced that they launched Unkore on November 15th […]
Tags: Health, Games, Parody, Smartphones, Anime, Announcements, Anthropomorphisation, Kantai Collection, Gacha, Casuals

Tosa Kamaboko’s Kimetsu no Yaiba Chikuwa Resembles Nezuko’s Bamboo Gag

The Tosa Kamaboko shop in Kochi City has tried to ride the popularity of Kimetsu no Yaiba as they have produced a special green chikuwa (tube-shaped fish paste cake) that resembles the bamboo gag worn by heartthrob Nezuko, a surefire way of alerting otaku and securing their purchases. Production on the food product began last […]
Tags: Food, Marketing, Anime, Announcements, Kochi, Otaku, Anime Goods, Kimetsu no Yaiba, Nezuko, Kimetsu, Kochi City, Tosa Kamaboko, Yaiba Chikuwa Resembles Nezuko

Ghost of Tsushima Sales Surpass 5 Million

An article about the launch and future of Sony’s PlayStation 5 as published by New York Times revealed the hit action game by Sucker Punch Productions, Ghost of Tsushima, has now surpassed 5 million in sales. The game officially launched on the PlayStation 4 on July 17th and has earned critical acclaim on top of […]
Tags: Games, Sales, History, New York Times, Sony, Anime, Ps4, Announcements, Samurai, Tsushima, Ghost of Tsushima

Earth Defense Force: World Brothers’ Blocky Weapons Still Devastating

D3 Publisher has come out with a brand new trailer for their blocky Earth-defending sci-fi spin-off Earth Defense Force: World Brothers, providing prospective players a look at the large arsenal of destructive weapons that can be used to fight against the giant enemies. The PV for the game goes through various mainstays of the Earth […]
Tags: Games, Earth, Anime, Ps4, Announcements, PV, Earth Defense Force, D3, Release Dates, Spin-off, Nintendo Switch, World Brothers

YouTube Skipping Annual YouTube Rewind for 2020

YouTube has decided to use the horrible events of the current 2020 year as an excuse to avoid damaging their reputation further with another YouTube Rewind video, as the ever growing censorious platform announced that there will be no YouTube Rewind 2020. Every year, YouTube pumps out a special “YouTube Rewind” video that celebrates the […]
Tags: Internet, Youtube, International, Events, Anime, Announcements, Cancellations, YouTube Skipping Annual YouTube Rewind

“Hate Speech” Toward LGBT Outlawed in Norway

Another country has decided to give certain individuals special privileges and freedoms over others as Norway is said to have just passed a law that makes it illegal to direct hate speech towards those that label themselves as trans or bisexual. An expansion to Norway’s penal code has outlawed “hate speech” against transgenders and bisexuals, […]
Tags: Politics, Law, Lgbt, Censorship, International, Norway, Anime, Announcements

Hololive China Officially Disbanding, Virtual YouTubers “Graduating”

Cover, the Japanese company managing the Virtual YouTuber talents from Hololive, has now officially announced the Chinese talent branch of the organization is disbanding. Previously, Civia, one of the Hololive CN talents, held a stream explaining the Chinese branch will be dissolved soon, and now Cover has made the decision official. The official Twitter message […]
Tags: Politics, China, International, Anime, Cover, Announcements, Cancellations, Bilibili, Virtual YouTubers, Hololive

Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Ressha Hen Becomes Japan’s 5th Highest Earning Film

Kimetsu no Yaiba may very well be evolving into the top conquering franchise of Japan as its recently released film, Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Ressha Hen, has secured the impressive achievement of being the country’s fifth highest earning film. Securing 15 million ticket sales and raking in ¥20.4 billion, Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Ressha Hen […]
Tags: Japan, Movies, Sales, Anime, Announcements, Adaptations, Kimetsu no Yaiba, Kimetsu, Yaiba, Yaiba Mugen Ressha Hen Becomes Japan, Yaiba Mugen Ressha Hen

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Removing “Ableist Language” Over One Twitter Complaint

The woke development team in charge of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will probably instill no amount of surprise in any person as it was unveiled that they will be removing some “ableist language” in the game so as to preserve the precious feelings of a likely very small demographic. One of Twitter’s innumerable social justice advocates […]
Tags: Games, Politics, Internet, Censorship, Fantasy, Anime, Announcements, Assassins Creed, Creed Valhalla

Uzaki-chan wa Asobitai! Manga Volumes 1-5 Exceed 1.5 Million Sales

Uzaki-chan wa Asobitai! series creator Take deftly mentioned another accomplishment regarding the manga, announcing that volumes one through five have attained over 1.5 million sales, yet more proof that such “controversial” content is favored. Take’s message on Twitter thanked the fans for supporting the series: “Come to think of it, the day before yesterday I […]
Tags: Business, Internet, Sales, Anime, Announcements, Manga, Uzaki-chan wa Asobitai, Asobitai Manga Volumes

New Fire Emblem Heroes Character Despised Over Loli Design

Various individuals have expressed their hatred for the new upcoming character skin for Lucina in Fire Emblem Heroes as it depicts her in a younger state, the critics taking issue with not only the loli design but the fact that the artist, Himukai Yuuji, also draws loli erotica. The Fire Emblem Heroes Twitter account shared […]
Tags: Games, Politics, Internet, Smartphones, Illustration, Artists, Anime, Announcements, Fire Emblem, Lucina, Lolicon, Casuals, Himukai Yuuji

More Sega Atlus Games May Be Heading to PC

Haruki Satomi, the President, Group COO, and Representative Director at Sega Sammy Holdings, Inc. has stated during a financial result report for investors that the company intends to bring more Atlus games to the PC following the success of Persona 4 Golden on the PC. The message from Haruki Satomi relayed via a video presentation […]
Tags: Business, Games, Anime, Ports, Announcements, Atlus, Persona, Sega, Pc Gaming, Haruki Satomi, Sega Sammy Holdings Inc

KonoSuba Fantastic Days Smartphone Game Coming Westward

Publisher Nexon has announced the KonoSuba mobile RPG KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World! Fantastic Days will be coming West in English. The mobile gacha RPG features an original storyline, takes place in the world of KonoSuba and is not remiss as to forget to include its main misfit heroes: Kazuma, Aqua, Megumin, and […]
Tags: Translation, Games, Smartphones, English, Anime, Announcements, RPG, Nexon, PV, Adaptations, KONOSUBA, Gacha, Casuals, Kazuma Aqua Megumin

Shingeki no Kyojin’s Heroes Immortalized as Statues in Hita City

Shingeki no Kyojin has been forever immortalized in Oita Prefecture’s Hita City as life-sized statues of protagonists Eren, Mikasa, and Armin have been erected, sure to make the area a hot spot for tourism amongst otaku aching for another pilgrimage. The statues were constructed to honor the franchise and Hita City is also the hometown […]
Tags: Tourism, Statues, Anime, Announcements, Otaku, Shingeki no Kyojin, Kyojin, Oita Prefecture, Oita, Armin, Eren Mikasa, Hita City

Varvarion Brutally Battles & Overflowing With Sexiness

Indie developer Polygonomicon (which consists of a single developer) has shared the first trailer for its highly active action game Varvarion, a title that is overflowing with sexy muscular females and intense fighting, elements that will easily appeal to lovers of attractive women and such combat. The title’s first trailer contains footage of several characters […]
Tags: Games, Trailer, Indie, Anime, Announcements, Pc Gaming, Muscle, Kemonomimi

Tekken 7’s New Season Pass Adds Powerfully Elegant Kunoichi Kunimitsu II

Bandai Namco’s most popular fighting game franchise, Tekken, has released a new promotional video for the upcoming Season Pass for Tekken 7, which comes with the daughter of Kunimtsu and a whole slew of improvements and balance changes. Kunimitsu’s daughter, “Kunimitsu II”, looks up to her mother and predecessor as she continues her mother’s rivalry […]
Tags: Games, Trailer, Anime, Announcements, Dlc, Bandai Namco, Fighting Games, Tekken, Kunimitsu, Kunoichi Kunimitsu, Kunimtsu

Genshin Impact Brings Oriental Atmosphere With Liyue Soundtrack

MiHoYo has revealed a new sizeable soundtrack has been made available for their hit open-world mobile RPG Genshin Impact, this time focused on the Chinese-styled port of Liyue. The release was officially announced via the Genshin Impact Twitter account: The OST, named “Jade Moon Upon a Sea of Clouds”, does not only feature music from […]
Tags: Games, Music, Smartphones, Anime, Announcements, OST, Casuals, Genshin Impact

Crunchyroll Original EX-ARM Completely Excoriated

Crunchyroll has continued to live up to its reputation as a trailer for one of its “original” shows, EX-ARM, has been pelted with a deluge of negative criticism, a turn of events that will hardly surprise those familiar with Crunchyroll’s woke agenda and censorious ways. The questionable trailer: The trailer’s escalating amount of dislikes: Those […]
Tags: Internet, Trailer, Anime, Announcements, Crunchyroll, 3D CG

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