Bandai Spirits to Build New Hobby Center Factory

Bandai Namco Holdings’ toy and hobby subsidiary Bandai Spirits announced plans on Thursday to build a new Bandai Hobby Center factory, with the company planning to acquire 4,506 tsubo (approximately 14,895 square meters) of land, and a planned production launch in 2024.   The company is planning to prioritize workplace safety in the new factory. […]

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Blood Blockade Battlefront Back 2 Back Manga Gets Continuation in Fall

The 2022 spring issue of Shueisha’s Jump SQ. RISE magazine revealed on Thursday that Yasuhiro Nightow’s Blood Blockade Battlefront Back 2 Back manga will continue with a “third season” in the magazine’s fall issue (the manga will skip the magazine’s summer issue).   The magazine previously revealed earlier this year that the manga as a […]

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GrimGrimoire OnceMore Remastered Game’s Trailer Previews Battles, Familiars

Nippon Ichi Software began streaming on Friday a new trailer for GrimGrimoire OnceMore, its remaster of Vanillware’s GrimGrimoire PlayStation 2 game, for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. The gameplay video previews battles and familiars:     The game will launch in Japan on July 28.   The 2D real-time strategy game’s remaster will include improved […]

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Earth Defense Force 6 Game’s Trailer Reveals August 25 Launch

D3 Publisher announced on Friday that the Earth Defense Force 6 game will launch for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 on August 25 in Japan. The company streamed an announcement trailer:     The game will get a digital deluxe edition, which includes the game, season pass, and bonus items.   The game had been […]

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Healer Girl Original Anime Gets Manga Spinoff on May 26

The June issue of Kadokawa’s Monthly Comic Alive magazine revealed on Wednesday that Studio 3Hz’ Healer Girl original anime will get a manga spinoff titled Healer Girl espressivo that will launch in the magazine’s next issue on May 26. Imo Ōno will draw the manga.   The anime premiered on April 4. Crunchyroll is streaming […]

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Kaitō Queen wa Circus ga Osuki Anime Film’s Trailer

he official website for the theatrical original video anime (OVA) of Kaoru Hayamine’s Kaitō Queen wa Circus ga Osuki (Mirage Queen Aime Cirque) novel revealed a trailer on Thursday. The video reveals and previews the theme song “Gyakuten no Regina” (Reversal Regina) by Little Black Dress.     There will be preview screenings at Shinjuku […]

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Sailor Moon Manga’s Final Arc Gets 2 Sailor Moon Cosmos Films in Early Summer 2023

A special program commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Sailor Moon anime revealed on Thursday that the “Shadow Galactica” arc, the final arc of Naoko Takeuchi’s original manga, will get a two-part anime film project titled Gekijōban Bishōjo Senshi Sailor Moon Cosmos (Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Cosmos the Movie) that will open in Japan in […]

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Days on Fes’ Kanato Oka Launches Kenran Bankara Manga

Manga creator Kanato Oka launched a new manga titled Kenran Bankara in Kadokawa’s Comic Newtype website on Tuesday. The manga is an adaptation of Junpaku Natsume’s Junpaku to Ōgon (White and Gold) light novel. “Chapter 0” debuted on Tuesday, followed by the first chapter on May 3, and the second chapter on May 10.   […]

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