Category Archive: Japanese Video Games

Sep 01 2016

Super Sonico 10th Anniversary Book to be released in December

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Super Sonico, the world-famous Nitroplus mascot, will receive a 10th Anniversary tribute book from Japanese publisher Kadokawa. The 256-page deluxe collection of images will chronicle her career as gravure model and musician (with band First Astronomical Velocity) since her debut in October 2006. The book also includes a double-sided poster. Release date: 12/20/2016 Item info …

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Aug 31 2016

Puzzle & Dragons announces NA Rurouni Kenshin collabo

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Gung Ho North America has announced the launch date of the highly-anticipated Rurouni Kenshin collaboration, with special characters and dungeons available from September 5 – September 19. The insanely popular mobile game has achieved over 10 million downloads, and recent North America collaborations have included Batman v. Superman, Final Fantasy, and Fist of the North …

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Mar 01 2016

Amatsuki to Appear at MCM London Comic Con This May

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Amatsuki, a vocalist that emerged from the internet and now enjoys great popularity, will make his first UK performance at MCM London Comic Con on 27-29 May 2016. Amatsuki has achieved over 35 million views on NicoNico Douga, a Japanese video-sharing service much like YouTube, with his covers of Vocaloid, anime and video game songs …

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Feb 13 2016

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

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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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Jan 08 2016

JAST USA announces SoniComi Collector’s Edition

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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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Nov 23 2015

Super Sonico’s band First Astronomical Velocity gets international release

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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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Jul 16 2015

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

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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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Mar 28 2015

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

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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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Nov 18 2014

Lantis Festival in Las Vegas – Venue and Artist Announcement

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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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Dec 31 2013

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

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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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