Category: Japanese Video Games

Corpse Party starring Rina Ikoma hits Blu-Ray and DVD, with sequel coming in 2016

Corpse Party, the smash hit film adaptation of the popular manga and video game, brings the frights and thrills home on Blu-Ray and DVD. The release hits just as a sequel has been announced for summer 2016. The original 2015 film featured Rina Ikoma (Nogizaka46), Ryosuke Ikeoka, Nozomi Maeda, and Jun.

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JAST USA announces SoniComi Collector’s Edition

Nitroplus mascot Super Sonico is exploding in popularity this year as her 10th anniversary approaches. Following closely after the announcement of the international music release of First Astronomical Velocity’s albums and Sonico’s appearance in the PS4 game Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel, JAST USA has announced the release of the popular PC game SoniComi (Communication …

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Super Sonico’s band First Astronomical Velocity gets international release

Super Sonico’s band First Astronomical Velocity will release their albums on all international digital platforms in December. The world-famous Nitroplus mascot debuted in 2006 at the Japanese game company’s annual music concert Nitro Super Sonic, and more activities are planned leading up the celebration of her 10th anniversary next year. First Astronomical Velocity (also known …

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FEMM, Ken Ishii, and YANAKIKU to perform concerts at J-Pop Summit

The 2015 J-POP SUMMIT, the Japanese pop culture event held annually in San Francisco, has announced key live programming and artists that highlight DAY 2 of the colorful Festival. The 2015 J-POP SUMMIT takes place Saturday and Sunday August 8th & 9th at the historic Fort Mason Center in San Francisco’s Marina district. Tickets and …

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Sakina (Silent Ability Seven) to make US debut at Sabaku Con

Japanese game song singer Sakina will make her US debut at Sabaku Con 2015 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Sakina is a new artist from FTL Entertainment fetured on the sound track for the upcoming PSP Vita Game SA7: Silent Ability Seven. While at Sabaku Con, Sakina will be performing in the concert, as well as …

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Lantis Festival in Las Vegas – Venue and Artist Announcement

THE CIRCLE OF ANISONG TAKES OVER LAS VEGAS Artists include JAM Project, Yoko Ishida, YOUSEI TEIKOKU, ChouCho, Faylan, Sayaka Sasaki, bamboo (from milktub) Lantis Records, the world’s largest label for anime song artists, presents “ANISONG WORLD TOUR ~ LANTIS FESTIVAL” on January 16 and 17th , 2015 at The Joint – Hard Rock Hotel and …

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May’n reveals album title and jacket art for 10th Anniversary album

J-Pop singer May’n has revealed the title of her fourth album NEW WORLD, scheduled for release in on January 29, 2014. The album will include new songs in addition to several of May’n’s recent anime and game songs from Accel World, Blood Lad, BTOOOM!, Real Onigokko The Origin, and EX Troopers.

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Kanako Ito releases theme song for PSP/PS Vita game Hanasaku Manimani

Anime and video game vocalist Kanako Ito will release her new single “Yuukyuu No Sora Saku Hana” on November 27. The song was produced for the new PSP/PS Vita game Hanasaku Manimani and features artwork by Guilty Crown artist Redjuice. The single will also include the Hanasaku Manimani image song “morning glory”.

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Live Viewing Japan announces Hatsune Miku Concert Film in LA and NYC

Press Release: Live Viewing Japan, a distribution company focused on bringing Japanese entertainment media to an international audience, celebrates the 6th birthday of the world’s renowned virtual idol, Hatsune Miku, with just-announced bi-coastal theatrical premieres in Los Angeles and New York City on August 31st of the Hatsune Miku MAGICAL MIRAI 2013 Concert. A special …

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Super Sonico 3DS Game – Super Sonico In Production

Nitroplus mascot Super Sonico is the star of a new Nintendo 3DS game titled SoniPro – Super Sonico In Production, where players can help Sonico in her dream to become a successful idol. Check out the USA bikini (was there ever any doubt?) and preview video!