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Embrace the anime in this Anime Matsuri 2017 Video

Last weekend in Houston, Texas, the annual Anime Matsuri convention took place. The convention was held at the George R. Brown center where attendance was a little over 36,000, up from 30,000 last year. I was there to take a look at the fes...   read

 
 
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Remake history this summer with the next Fate game

Have you ever wished your free-to-play mobile diversions committed more historical heresies in pursuit of the almighty cute? Well, too bad, because now Fate/Grand Order is coming to English-language phones and pads near you. In an...   read

 
 
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The Caligula Effect stays soft with bundled DLC bikinis

When The Caligula Effect creeps out this May 2, you won't be able to get a physical edition. Even Limited Run Games tried to make it happen, but were not successful. On the bright side, it will cost $39.99, €39.99, or £...   read

 
 
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Marry your waifu at a wedding chapel in Tokyo

Remember when that guy married Nene from Love Plus? Hibiki Works does, and they're now using virtual reality and a real wedding chapel in Tokyo to have you tie the knot with one of the three girls in its latest erotic dating sim, Nitzu...   read

 
 
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Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Legacy dattebayos to the West this Fall

I know it may not be the coolest thing to admit, but when I was first getting into anime I was a huge Naruto stan. I'd write fan fiction, try and find manga scans on the Internet because they hadn't released in the West yet, and naturally,...   read

 
 
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Attack on Titan Season 2's first episodes definitely weren't worth the three-year wait

Attack on Titan dominated the fan scene three years ago. Conventions were filled wall to wall with its cosplay, and it was one of the few anime projects breaking out into the mainstream. Garnering attention for its fresh take on post-apocal...   read

 
 
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Trailer for one of two new Naruto games, Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker, leaked

The weekly print of Famitsu magazine announced two new Naruto video games: Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy and Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker. Appropriate to its name, the trilogy will only contain the first three Ul...   read

 
 
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Persona 5 quickly eclipses 1.5 million shipments

Just a few days after the worldwide release, Persona 5 has moved over 1.5 million copies. For context, the only single Persona game that has reached over one million worldwide lifetime sales so far is Persona 4: Golden. Atlus added tha...   read

 
 
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Just in case you thought Monster Hunter takes itself too seriously, Sailor Moon DLC arrives today

To celebrate the launch of Monster Hunter XX, an enhanced version of the 3DS' Generations that just hit Japan last week, Capcom is putting out a Sailor Moon collaboration. Starting today by way of DLC you can morph your Palicos into Luna, a...   read

 
 
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Pre-order Akiba's Beat in Europe, get a neat gift

You may not be ripping clothes off of demons, but Akiba's Beat still looks like one of the better role-playing experiences in that mid/low-development budget range. Whereas many games, including Akiba's Trip, just give you a soundtrack...   read

 
 
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Konosuba game announced via panty quiz

Recently I thought about applying to write for an anime website, but the application involved writing about a currently airing anime. I shuffled through some, including Konosuba, and ultimately realized I didn't have anything to say about t...   read

 
 
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Snack World begins its quest for domination in April

Level 5 is riding high with Yo-Kai Watch, at least in Japan, where it made a killing for them in the gaming, anime, and toy industry. They're hoping to repeat that success with Snack World, a TV show based on a game that hasn't come out yet...   read

 
 
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They're unstoppable! DOA's Marie Rose and Honoka to join Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash

Dead or Alive's Marie Rose and Honoka are just not satisfied with being in their own game. Originally DLC fighters in Dead or Alive 5, they were titular characters in Dead or Alive Xtreme 3. They have since continued to amass popularit...   read

 
 
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I would love to see Platinum Games take on Base Wars

With an outstanding score on Metacritic and a 9/10 from our own Chris Carter, NieR: Automata has proven once again that Platinum Games is one of the best developers in the game today. So much so that seemingly every time people talk about P...   read

 
 
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Persona 5 is exactly what the Persona series needed

Back when Persona 4 Golden released, I considered its advent as the sign that we as a society had hit the point of "Peak Persona." That game took the already-polished structure of Persona 4 - itself a refinement of&...   read

 
 
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Pokemon the Movie 20's first trailer has an electrifying personality

With Pokémon now twenty years old (I'm older every day, enjoy your youth kids!), the newest, and 20th, movie celebrates by going back to anime series roots. As this first trailer showcases (in Japanese), this film is a retelling...   read

 
 
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Review: Berserk and the Band of the Hawk

Watching the original Berserk anime for the first time had a profound impact on me. I had seen bleak or otherwise violent films like Starship Troopers before as a youngster, but gazing upon Berserk was the first time I had felt li...   read

 
 
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We've got limited edition Angels of Death swag, and we want to give it away to you

[Update: We're bumping this before Mike closes the contest this weekend. Get your comments in stat! Stat means now!] Angels of Death released on Steam late last year. It's an anime-styled psycho horror RPG, and you can probably t...   read

 
 
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Someone translated the Full Metal Alchemist GBA game

Man, Full Metal Alchemist. It's required reading for incoming anime enthusiasts, and for good reason -- it ticks all the right boxes -- especially the newer series, Brotherhood, which is a direct manga adaptation. If you're pining for the o...   read

 
 
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The Zero Escape collection will release in March for the US

Those who don't have a 3DS or Vita and want to get in on the Zero Escape games will be excited to know that the collection, dubbed The Nonary Games, will be releasing on March 24, 2017 for PS4 and Vita with a PC release scheduled for the ne...   read

 
 
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This PSN sale is for Rockstar games, anime, and PlayStation VR

The PlayStation Store is running three sales concurrently, none of them really thematically attached to one another. That's perfectly fine because it means there are three chances that something's going to appeal to your sense of style. Tho...   read

 
 
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Gal Gun Double Peace has been banned in New Zealand

Gal Gun Double Peace has been deemed "objectionable" by the Film and Video Labeling Body of New Zealand, which in other words means it is no longer available for purchase or consumption through legal means in the country. They found th...   read

 
 
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It feels like there's a new One Piece game every month! Thousand Storm coming to mobile

One Piece gives Dragon Ball Z and Naruto a run for its money. I mean, when all is said and done, there might actually be more One Piece games around than any other series. It makes sense when you realize it's the be...   read

 
 
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What does your console say about your taste in anime?

With a new year comes the opportunity to open up a new front in the console war, and now it's taking place on the battlefield of people's tastes in anime. Crunchyroll has released a series of infographics breaking down the popularity of its...   read

 
 
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Josh Tolentino's personal picks for Game of the Year 2016

It's been a pretty grim year for many people, but all things considered, it's been great if all you care about is games and anime! Thank goodness, then, that we're on a website primarily concerned with those things, which means I don't have...   read

 
 


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