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The Play Around: First Impressions of “Trials of Mana” Remake

Trials of Mana is the english title of the 1995 Super Famicom game titled Seiken Densetsu 3, the third installment of the classic Mana series. Due to popular demand, Square Enix,and Xeen...
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TGS 2019: Shin Sakura Taisen Anime, and Stage Play Adaptation Revealed

Sega announced on Sunday that their new game Shin Sakura Taisen is getting an anime, and stage play adaptation set to premiere in 2020. The director for the upcoming anime is Manabu...
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TGS 2019: New Final Fantasy VII Remake Gameplay Video and Trailer

Square Enix revealed the new trailer of the Final Fantasy VII Remake at this year's Tokyo Game Show. The new trailer featured more cinematic scenes in the game, as well as...

Lucky Star Director, nine other victims, confirmed dead in KyoAni fire

The Kyoto Prefectural Police has decided to release to the public the names of ten victims who passed away in the fire that ravaged the Kyoto Animation Building 1 on July...

SPYAIR’s Just Like This 2019 finishes strong, prepares for 10th anniversary next year

One of Japan's most popular rock bands, SPYAIR, held their outdoor one-man live Just Like This 2019 yesterday, July 27, 2019, at the Fuji-Q Highland Conifer Forest. The full production concert is SPYAIR's...

Arson suspect in KyoAni fire identified, motive explained

The arson suspect arrested by Prefectural Police on July 18, 2019, responsible for the harrowing tragedy at Kyoto Animation Studio's Building 1, has already been officially identified as 41-year-old Shinji Aoba. Aoba stated...

Fire ravages KyoAni studio after arson attack, multiple deaths confirmed

KYOTO, JAPAN. Emergency services were called to the Kyoto Animation Studio Building No. 1 at 10:30AM JST today (July 18, 2019) after the building was engulfed in a massive fire, leaving...

Yu Yu Hakusho stage play, cast, show dates announced!

Iconic action anime Yu Yu Hakusho is set for another major comeback after the 2018 release of the 25th anniversary Blu-Ray compilation that included two new episodes. But it's not a new...

Kamen Rider Zi-O drastically changes the canon of two Heisei Rider series

Kamen Rider Zi-O is the twentieth and final Kamen Rider series in the Heisei Era, produced by Toei. The series is led by a plucky high school graduate, Tokiwa Sougo, in...

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...