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Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax is coming west this summer, Sega just announced. The crossover project celebrates the 20th anniversary of Dengeki Bunko, pitting characters from Sword Art Online, Spice & Wolf,&nb...
Resident Evil goes manga in a new series from Viz Media. Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire serves as a prequel to Capcom's Resident Evil 6, created by Naomi Serizawa. The 5-volume series launches November 18 on Viz's Signatur...
According to the latest issue of Weekly Young Jump, a Terra Formars game is headed for 3DS, for lots of maximum roach-killing action. It's like a can of Raid, but for your Nintendo handheld. The game, tentatively titled Terra...
SNK Playmore recently filed criminal charges against Square Enix, citing copyright infringement. The alleged violation stems from Square Enix's use of SNK characters in the manga High Score Girl. In retaliation, Square E...


Today is Canada day. And since "Canada" sounds kind of, sort of like "Kaneda," the hero of Otomo Katsuhiro's groundbreaking cyberpunk manga-turned-anime Akira, that's reason enough for me to put on my favorite red jacket and talk about one of his favorite pieces of media ever... Japanese, Canadian, or otherwise.
I hope you didn't miss the first footage of One Piece Unlimited World Red earlier this year. This adventure RPG looks fantastic on any platform, but it's somehow even more impressive on the 3DS. I continue to be impressed by...
Viz Media is bringing over the Resident Evil 6 prequel manga, titled Biohazard: Marhawa Desire. Weighing in at five volumes, the first will drop in November. It'll deal with the C-virus before it became a global incident, and...
You asked for it! Namco Bandai confirmed at a pre-Tokyo Game Show press event yesterday that manga-based fighter JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle will be coming West. It'll come exclusively to PS3 some time in 2014, presumably to North America and Europe. That's all we know now for now, but what else do you need to know?
WHAT!? Manga!? On my Destructoid homepage!? What is this, Japanator!? Checking the shelves at Barnes & Noble this weekend, I happened upon a manga I had never heard called World War Blue. It caught my interest, so I flipp...
Strap on your Log Pose, because the crew of the Thousand Sunny is heading for the New World! After their inaugural voyage last year on the PS3, the Strawhat Pirates are coming back with new skills, new allies ...
The latest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump has hit shelves in Japan, and in it readers have found the announcement of a new game from Namco Bandai called Project Versus J.  We know next to nothing about the title other than ...
We got our hands on a Vita running the newly announced manga/comic reading Reader software today at TGS.  The first thing I noticed is how great manga looks on the Vita's OLED screen. Colors seem to pop right off the scr...
At Sony's pre-TGS press conference today, a new reader and store for manga and comics for the PlayStation Vita was unveiled.  SCEJ president Hiroshi Kawano showed off reading app Reader, which looked colorful and absolut...
The less you know about Grandpa Danger going in, the better. Just look at these screenshots and try to comprehend the utter chaos unfolding on screen. This latest installment of the series -- yes, it's a series and has been f...
It's a little known fact that the best dinosaur ever is Gon. Fans of Tekken may remember his amazing cameo in Tekken 3 (featured above), but most people don't know that he's actually the star of his own manga. While he alread...
I don't know how many of you will care about this bit of news, but it involves one of my favorite manga artists, Hitoshi Ariga, and I'd like to try and share some of my joy with all of you. Ariga has served as a graphic desig...
Tired of using electrified katanas, burning axes and exploding knives to execute the zombies of Dead Island? You might want to try this PC mod, as it allows you to finish off the horde using the mystical art of Hokotu Shinke...
Comic Jumper's been available on XBLA since Wednesday, but I've been busy/sick/in Texas, so I've been behind. Here is the belated fourth and final installment of our exclusive preview of Comic Jumper: The Adventures Of Capta...
When Cowzilla posted those mind blowing Mega Man wallpapers last weekend, I double-freaked out. The first freak out was over the quality of the artwork. The second freak out was over the fact that I didn't recognize every cha...
I'm really impressed with this manga. Most of it's in color, and all of it looks awesome. The story is pretty weird; there's a whole lot of words, but nothing really happens. That's OK though. As far as free online comics go,...
As if we needed any further proof that Japan regards Western gamers as bloodthirsty gorehounds, Omega Force producer Hisashi Koinuma has stated that his team is likely planning a more brutal version of Fist of the North ...
Fist of the North Star has some new screenshots. You can look at the new screenshots if you want. They are screenshots. Screenshots that are posted on the Internet. For a game. Screenshots.  Dynasty Warriors developer Om...
Koei Tecmo has today confirmed that Fist of the North Star is coming to Europe. Omega Force's marriage between the popular Manga and Dynasty Warriors' one-against-all gameplay is looking supremely hot, and while a worldw...
I promise that this story will not have any references to things being "already dead."  A brand new gallery for Fist of the North Star Musou has recently been revealed and it's already dead. These screenshots, which are ...
All it took for people to pay attention to Dynasty Warriors was to replace everything about it with a 1983 Manga featuring exploding human flesh. Why didn't Koei Tecmo think of it sooner, eh?  Yes, people are genuinely ...
As 2010 fast approaches, Koei Tecmo is rolling out the promotion for what could be its biggest game of the upcoming year. Fist of the North Star Musou blends Dynasty Warriors beat-em-all gameplay with the classic Manga and i...
Fist of the North Star Musou is looking like one of the best games in the Dynasty Warriors series. The graphics are actually good, the setting is unique, and the gameplay promises plenty of person-exploding fun. It's going to...
Zelda fans it's time to put down Spirit Tracks for a couple of seconds and get some reading done. The manga based on The Legend of Zelda: The Phantom Hourglass has finally been fully translated and can be read at your leisure...
Okay, so there's not really a lot to it yet, but if you're eager to suck down more from Koei Tecmo's Fist of the North Star Musou, there's a teaser page up with swooping logos and the promise of a 2010 release date. Your exci...
Yesterday we found out that Koei was giving Fist of the North Star the Dynasty Warriors treatment, and there was much rejoicing. Now, the very first screenshots have been revealed, along with leaked footage from Koei's recent...
Despite having troops on the ground at TGS and the hardest working staff this side of a Chinese sweat shop, we've been scooped on some TGS news by the nefarious ne're-do-wells at Japanator. Don't think I don't know what you'r...
[As originally posted on Japanator] Want to see the PS3 at its most innocent and cute? Well, look no further than the forthcoming P.S. Triple-san webcomic that's making its way to the English speaking world via the iPhone App...
Unless you're a manga fanatic, you may not have heard of Japanese magazine V Jump, but if you're a Square Enix fan you're sure to remember them after today. It seems that a mention popped up in their pages of a new game proje...
I was less than ecstatic to see that the first manga offering for the Wii would be Princess Ai Monogotari, a series co-created by Courtney Love, as that type of thing just isn't my cup of tea. Leiji Matsumoto is more my thing...
If you read Japanese already and love everything Tales-related, you may have already tracked down the Tales of Symphonia manga and devoured it, but since there hasn't been an official English language release most North Ameri...
If you read Tomopop, you may already know that I am obsessively enjoying a new anime called Kuroshitsuji. Based on the manga of the same name, the show follows the adventures of dashing butler Sebastian and his young master, ...
A lot of things come across my desk over at the Japanator office. Oftentimes, it's kind of hard to do a review of a volume 8 of this series or DVD 13 of that one, simply because I don't want to go and buy all the leadup volum...
If you're a Zelda fan and you have a penchant for The Mangas, then put a few shiny coins aside for February. A Manga adaptation for the N64 Ocarina sequel Majora's Mask is hitting the States next year, courtesy of VIZ Media. ...
Hearing Fist of The North Star is coming to DS will put a broad smile on a good otaku's face, but the rest of us unenlightened bastards will have no idea what all the fuss is about. Hokuto no Ken: Hokuto Kami-ken Denshousha n...
[It has been awhile since I've posted a senseless, late-night video, so this one from our sister site Japanator will do fine.] This video works on so many levels! For the layperson, watching this car decorated with funny-lo...
Japanator's friend Gia has brought us word from the San Diego Comic Convention that Del-Ray manga has licensed the promotional Phoenix Wright manga that came out in Japan. According to Gia, their plan is to release the first ...
Just a reminder to you all: Japanator's first contest is ending Thursday. For those of you who don't know, or refuse to visit the site, the contest is for all 7 volumes of the manga Ouran High School Host Club. While...