The surprisingly popular action-RPG The World Ends With You, originally released in 2007 for the Nintendo DS, is all but officially getting a sequel (for the 3DS?), according to some not-so-subtle hints
dropped by Square Enix's Tetsuya Nomura in a recent interview. Speaking about its characters making a cameo appearance in Kingdom Hearts 3D
, Nomura mentioned that they decided to do voice casting for one of them - Rhyme - "out of consideration for the future of The World Ends With You series"
Of course, if the world would litterally end with you, such trivial gaming topics might give way to more exciting ones - high-stakes gambling, anyone?... Or if it's a more accessible kind of excitement that you're after, a couple of alternatives come to mind (...) Continue reading 'The World Ends With You Sequel Hinted'...
This week's announcement
of a Nintendo 3DS sequel for last year's all-girls ninja action game Senran Kagura also included a bit about a TV anime series adaptation, likewise in the making. No details seem to have been provided about the Senran Kagura
anime, but the 3DS game sequel, at least, was revealed to be set for an August 30 release in Japan.
Titled Senran Kagura Burst, the new game features the opposing ninja faction
from Viper Academy as playable characters, and adds stereoscopic 3D support (...) Continue reading 'Senran Kagura Game Gets TV Anime, 3DS Sequel'...
Last update - Apr 6, 22:46 GMT
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The previously revealed game adaptation
of Eureka Seven AO
appears to be a PlayStation 3 title, planned
by Namco Bandai as a hybrid disc release with the anime's future Blu-ray edition. A similar hybrid disc project is also being reported to bundle a game adaptation of the Lagrange
anime series. As a reminder, the TV anime series Eureka Seven AO will start airing next week, from April 13, and yesterday a new trailer
was released for it.Update:
That "future Blu-ray edition" is actually a Eureka 7 AO OVA
. And the Lagrange game for the PS3 will be similarly bundled with the Lagrange OVA Kamogawa Days
, out on June 23. No release date was announced at this time for the new Eureka 7 OVA, however.
All right, that's it: it's official! The To Love-Ru Darkness
anime project is most definitely a TV series, according to the May issue of Shueisha's Jump Square magazine (...) Continue reading 'Checkpoint: Eureka 7 AO, To Love-Ru, Kenshin'...
Last update - Apr 4, 20:36 GMT
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Yet another follow-up story
regarding the format of To Love-Ru Darkness
now says that this recently announced
anime project might not be a TV series, as reported
by AnimeAnime.jp a couple of days ago. Their article
has since removed any mention of "TV" for the anime's format - which is not to say that it won't be a TV series, just... not officially, yet.Update #3: Follow-up story: it's a TV anime, officially
So the first day
of ACE 2012 only had 20,780 attendees, in part due to the bad weather that messed up the public transports. Well, I dunno what the weather was like on Sunday (...) Continue reading 'Checkpoint: To Love-Ru, ACE 2012, April Fools''...
By now it's April 1 in Japan, so whatever "announcements" you read for the remainder of this weekend, take them with limited enthusiasm and unlimited skepticism... Having said that, a Japanese fansite is "reporting"
that the PS3 game Tales of Xillia
is getting an OVA adaptation from studio ufotable. They claim-slash-joke that the anime will have 4 volumes, with the first one releasing this autumn.
A new "non-game" Angel Beats!
project will be announced on April 10, according to Dengeki G's Magazine's official Twitter account (via ANN
). More about it (...) Continue reading 'Checkpoint: Xillia, Angel Beats!, Bravely Default'...
A game adaptation of the upcoming anime Saint Seiya Omega
, for an unnamed platform, has been announced
for a Fall 2012 release by Namco Bandai. The publisher shared what appears to be an in-game (or at least "in-engine") screenshot
, but other specifics about the game were not detailed at this time.
The TV anime series Saint Seiya Omega starts airing in Japan tomorrow, April 1. It is created by Toei Animation, and marks the first new television anime adaptation (...) Continue reading 'Saint Seiya Omega Anime Gets Game'...
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