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So, I Fought the Boss with a Trillion Hit Points

Kotaku - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 11:30

I’ll admit, when I first heard the concept of a game where you fight a boss with a trillion hit points , I expected a fun tactical game with cutesy anime girls. What I didn’t expect was an emotional fist to the gut.

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Biohazard/Resident Evil Stage Play Casts Sonny Chiba

Anime News Network - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 11:30
Main cast revealed for play debuting in Tokyo on October 22
Categories: General Anime

SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN: Top Japanese Games Releases of the Month!

New on Play Asia - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 11:08
INFINITE STRATOS 2: LOVE AND PURGEPlayStation®3 PlayStation®Vita [Adventure] Release: September 03, 2015 [JPN]Infinite Stratos is an adventure game where the player’s relationship with the heroines change depending on their choices. 5pb's adventure game will take place just several days after the previous 'World Purge' chapter.During adventures playes are the character Ichika Orimura and enjoy the academy life together with the heroines. Depending on which options are chosen during your conversations your 'Braveheart Points,' which signify your manhood, will rise and fall.  In 'Communication mode' it will be possible to give the game's heroines a massage in order to deepen your bonds. If successful, your Braveheart Points will go up, and the opposite if you fail. Massage techniques include applying pressure to parts of the body with your finger, tapping the relevant body part, light rubbing, or simply asking where she would like to be massaged.Limited Edition includes:Infinite Stratos 2: Love and Purge GameLaura Black Cat SD FigureOriginal SoundtrackInfinite Stratos 2: Love And Purge PlayStation Vita JPN  US$ 54.99 pre Infinite Stratos 2: Love And Purge [Limited Edition] PlayStation Vita JPN  US$ 112.99 pre Infinite Stratos 2: Love And Purge PlayStation 3 JPN  US$ 54.99 pre Infinite Stratos 2: Love And Purge [Limited Edition] ...[more]

Grab your very own set of Final Fantasy Mini Figures this October!

New on Play Asia - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 11:03
Final Fantasy Trading Arts Mini (Set of 6 pieces)   JPN  US$ 39.99 pre Cloud Strife: W1.3' x D1.0' x H1.9'Sephiroth (FINAL FANTASY VII): W1.1' x D1.6' x H1.6'Squall Leonhart (FINAL FANTASY VIII): W1.4' x D1.4' x H1.9'Lightning (FINAL FANTASY XIII): W1.2' x D1.3' x H1.6'Ace (FINAL FANTASY TYPE-0): W1.1' x D1.0' x H1.6' The popular Final Fantasy characters featured above are making an appearance as re-designed mini figures! Even with such petite figures, standing at less than two inches tall, Square Enix has found a way to pour all the details and craftsmanship we have come to expect from their signature figures. With the potential to display your whole collection, even in a small space, this set of five miniature figurines (including a random 6th figure to trade) will bring the a little Final Fantasy magic to your collection!© 2015 Play-Asia.com. OK to reproduce if copyright note stays intact. ...[more]

"Sprout Heads" Are a Trend in China

Kotaku - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 11:00

Putting sprouts in your head, it seems, is now a thing in China.

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Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm TV Anime to Debut in Winter 2016

Anime News Network - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:45
Gonzo animates series based on adult game of girls competing in dogfight races with anti-gravity tech
Categories: General Anime

Daily Sale: Recently Discounted - August 27th!

New on Play Asia - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:27
New Nintendo 3DS (White) (Australia) is the No.1 today!  We all like better CPU~ Find the previous list of recent discounts: HEREThe Top 8 (Ranked By Views) - No. 1: New Nintendo 3DS (White) (Australia)New Nintendo 3DS (White) (Australia) US$ 179.99 24h Bravely Second: End Layer (JPN, 3DS) US$ 25.99 24h Nisekoi Yomeiri !? (JPN, PS Vita) US$ 69.99 24h Fire Emblem if Hakuya Oukoku (JPN, 3DS) US$ 39.99 24h Grand Theft Auto V (ASIA, X360) US$ 34.99 24h Shining Resonance (JPN, PS3™) US$ 41.99 24h PlayStation 4 System [Dragon Quest Metal Slime Edition] (JPN) US$ 739.99 24h Dai-3-Ji Super Robot Taisen Z Tengoku-hen (JPN, PS Vita) US$ 47.99 24h Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (Australia, PS4™) US$ 19.99 24h DmC: Devil May Cry Definitive Edition (US, PS4™) US$ 29.99 24h Dragonball Xenoverse (JPN, PS4™) US$ 59.99 24h MLB 15: The Show (US, PS4™) US$ 41.99 24h PlayStation 4 HDD Bay Cover Makai Senki Disgaea Mini Character (Black) (JPN, PS4™) US$ 38.99 24h PlayStation 4 HDD Bay Cover Toro with Friends (Black) (JPN, PS4™) US$ 38.99 24h PlayStation 4 HDD Bay Cover Toro with Friends (White) (JPN, PS4™) US$ 38.99 24h Ryuu ga Gotoku Ishin! (JPN, PS4™) US$ 55.99 24h Samurai Warriors 4 (US, PS4™) US$ 28.99 24h Shin Sangoku Musou 7 with Moushouden (JPN, PS4™) US$ 54.99 ...[more]

Mismagius, Haunter unveiled for Blue Shock/Red Flash: Rainbow Energy to be reprinted

BulbaNews - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:08
Mismagius and Haunter have been unveiled for Blue Shock • Red Flash. Rainbow Energy is shown to be reprinted.
Categories: Pokemon News

You Can Buy Boobs for Cosplay

Kotaku - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:00

Anime and video game characters often have unrealistic proportions. But you shouldn’t let that prevent you from cosplaying as your favorite characters.

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Crunchyroll Adds Live-Action Doctor's Affairs Series

Anime News Network - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:00
Media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Wednesday that it added the live-action drama series Doctor's Affairs (Ishitachi no Renai Jijō). The...
Categories: General Anime

The IDOLM@STER Actress Akiko Hasegawa Safely Gives Birth to Boy

Anime News Network - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 09:15
Voice of Miki Hoshii in The IDOLM@STER franchise announced pregnancy in April
Categories: General Anime

Square Enix just launched its official Tokyo Game Show site.

Kotaku - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 09:00

Square Enix just launched its official Tokyo Game Show site. According to Famitsu, Star Ocean 5 will be playable for the first time at the show.

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SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN: Top Japanese Games Releasing of the Month!

New on Play Asia - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 08:34
INFINITE STRATOS 2: LOVE AND PURGEPlayStation®3 PlayStation®Vita [Adventure] Release: September 03, 2015 [JPN]Infinite Stratos is an adventure game where the player’s relationship with the heroines change depending on their choices. 5pb's adventure game will take place just several days after the previous 'World Purge' chapter.During adventures playes are the character Ichika Orimura and enjoy the academy life together with the heroines. Depending on which options are chosen during your conversations your 'Braveheart Points,' which signify your manhood, will rise and fall.  In 'Communication mode' it will be possible to give the game's heroines a massage in order to deepen your bonds. If successful, your Braveheart Points will go up, and the opposite if you fail. Massage techniques include applying pressure to parts of the body with your finger, tapping the relevant body part, light rubbing, or simply asking where she would like to be massaged.Limited Edition includes:Infinite Stratos 2: Love and Purge GameLaura Black Cat SD FigureOriginal SoundtrackInfinite Stratos 2: Love And Purge PlayStation Vita JPN  US$ 54.99 pre Infinite Stratos 2: Love And Purge [Limited Edition] PlayStation Vita JPN  US$ 112.99 pre Infinite Stratos 2: Love And Purge PlayStation 3 JPN  US$ 54.99 pre Infinite Stratos 2: Love And Purge [Limited Edition] ...[more]

A Metal Gear Solid Restaurant, It Can't Be 

Kotaku - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 08:30

Dubbed “Metal Gear Cafe,” this temporary restaurant recently opened in Paris. Besides “Le Big Boss Burger,” there are also Phantom cocktails and Mother Base themed desserts (above). And yes, it’s serving up “hot Diamond Dogs.”

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Transformers: Devastation Video Shows Autobots in Action

Anime News Network - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 08:30
Sideswipe profile image also revealed
Categories: General Anime

Kind of Like Battlefield 4.

Kotaku - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 08:00

Kind of Like Battlefield 4. Shanghai, China. Via Kurtis Jacques.

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Rie Tanaka Returns to Twitter 2 Years After Attack at Event

Anime News Network - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 07:45
Voice actress put account on hiatus after incident during Hyperdimension Neptunia event in 2013
Categories: General Anime

Hatsune Miku Stars in Sony's 'Project Morpheus' Demo at Magical Mirai 2015

Anime News Network - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 07:00
PlayStation booth at September 4-6 exhibition will feature Hatsune Miku VR exhibition
Categories: General Anime

Gust brings action RPG 'Yoru no Nai Kuni' to PlayStation consoles!

New on Play Asia - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 06:50
YORU NO NAI KUNI / LAND OF NO NIGHTPlayStation®4 PlayStation®3 PlayStation®VitaRelease: August 27, 2015 [Action RPG]"A story based on true love, both sadder than anything else, and more beautiful than the moon."Gust (Atelier series) have recently announced their upcoming action RPG project: a title featuring Keisuke Kikuichi as the lead producer (Deception, Fatal Frame).Despite the humans overcoming the Ruler of the Night, a great monster leader, the polluted blue blood he left behind changes the form of whoever bathes in it. The result are 'Jayou,' creatures that take the night away. As the land that never sleeps, it has become known as the "Land Without Night."The game closely follows two girls, Arnas and Lyuritis, whose destinies directly conflict with their long friendship. Arnas is a holy knight and product of the blue blood, becoming half-human, half-monster. She fights using a demon sword formed from her own blood, while her monster form provides her with blood sucking abilities.Lyuritis, nicknamed Lulu, is a chosen saint, who in exchange for her life, is destined to seal away the Ruler of the Night. Although she doesn't fully understand what is expected of her, she has accepted her fate as a saint. Will Arnas protect ...[more]