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Square Enix and Final Fantasy XV Director Hajime Tabata Launch New Studio

Square Enix announced on March 27, 2018 that it launched a new studio called Luminous Productions. The new studio is headed by Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata, and he’s joined...

New Kamen Rider ZI-O scans reveal 2nd rider, Rider System

New scans of the next Rider, Kamen Rider ZI-O, have surfaced online recently, which further confirms the previous Ganbarizing advertisement. The scans show a lot of details regarding the 20th Rider of...

Interview: A Closer Look at Asuma Kousuke’s Life on Stage

The boom of stage play adaptations, or 2.5-dimensional stage plays, of anime and manga series traces way back in 2003 with the hit musical Prince of Tennis (ミュージカル・テニスの王子様), commonly known as...
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New Rurouni Kenshin Stage Play Video Introduces Main Characters

Shochiku streamed a digest video for the new Rurouni Kenshin stage play on June 28, 2018. The video featured the play’s main characters namely Kenshin’s shadow, Sanosuke, Saitō, Aoshi, Kaoru, Sōzaburō,...

TOHO Seeks to Make a “World of Godzilla”

TOHO producer Keiji Ota revealed in an interview with Nikkei Style last May 12, 2018 that the company aims to make Godzilla movies in a “shared universe”. He mentioned that TOHO...

On Stage: Hiroki Ino and Asuma Kousuke’s irresistible charm woos Filipino fans

Japanese 2.5-dimensional stage play productions of anime and manga series are continuously making great waves not only in Japan but also in other countries including the Philippines. One of the most...
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Kotobukiya showcases 1:1 scale Border Break runners

In commemoration of the upcoming return of Sega's arcade mecha game, Border Break, plastic model company, Kotobukiya, will be showcasing Border Break's mecha parts in the Shinjuku Station of the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi...

The next Kamen Rider title trademarked

Kamen Rider Build is already approaching its final arc with the appearance of its penultimate Rider villain, Kamen Rider Evol. With the series nearing its end, it's also the season for Toei...

26th Power Rangers Season is ‘Power Rangers Beast Morphers’ Saban Announced

The 26th season of Power Rangers is titled Power Rangers Beast Morphers Saban Brands announced last Saturday. The series is set in the future where a secret agency mixed a new substance...

Daiki Hamano Replaces Yuichiro Umehara in Darling in the FRANXX Anime

Daiko Hamano is replacing Yuichiro Umehara as Goro in Darling in the FRANXX anime. This is according to the information on Trigger and A-1 Pictures’ official website for the anime. Hamano...

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Interview: A Closer Look at Asuma Kousuke’s Life on Stage

The boom of stage play adaptations, or 2.5-dimensional stage plays, of anime and manga series traces way back in 2003 with the hit musical...