Track: Lovers In Japan | Artist: Coldplay | Album: Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
When PlayStation Korea uploaded the Persona 5 title sequence for the game’s upcoming release in the country, fans noticed something: Ryuji Sakamoto’s shoes.
Behold Dragon Quest Rivals. The newly announced “digital card game” is headed to iOS and Android. A closed beta test will be held between June 9 and June 19. No word yet on an international release.
Shimo-Kitazawa at Night. Tokyo, Japan. By Michael Hernandez.
Track: It Gets Easier | Artist: Willie Nelson | Album: God’s Problem Child
Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arise, the expanded version of Dragon’s Dogma, is getting new ports. A higher res version is coming to PS4 and Xbox One as well as releasing once again on PC.
If it wasn’t enough that working in the anime industry is hard, the pay can also be shockingly low.
Sawaki Takeyasu, the director and artist behind El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron, is working on a new title called The Lost Child.
Twitter user Mohikan noticed that his son made a cardboard Nintendo Switch. “Probably because he wants us to buy it,” Mohikan added. After doing that, Mohikan didn’t just give his son the new Nintendo hardware in its retail packaging. What he did was better.
A new VR area is opening at Club Sega in Akihabara on May 31. Called Sega VR Area (clever!), it will be located on the sixth floor of that legendary arcade.
Track: The Only One I Know | Artist: The Charlatans | Album: Some Friendly
Who needs a desk when you can work from an easy chair? That seems to be the logic behind this manga-artist created workstation.
Fifth grader Hibiki Sakai sent Nintendo a letter, thanking the company for its Rhythm Heaven games. Hibiki is blind, and these music titles are the only games he’s really able to play. Nintendo replied to his letter in a most thoughtful way.
This past weekend, BitSummit got underway in Kyoto. Each year, the event gets bigger and bigger, and this year’s appeared to be the biggest yet!
Sunrise at Angkor Wat. Siem Reap, Cambodia. By Sash Ollik.
Track: Crazy Train | Artist: Ozzy Osbourne | Album: Blizzard of Ozz
Saint Seiya is being turned into a live-action flick. Toei Animation is teaming up with Chinese film company A Really Good Film for the English language picture, which will be helmed by Tomasz Bagiński of Witcher game intro fame.
If you’ve seen Wolf Children, The Boy and the Beast or any of Mamoru Hosoda’s films, you know he has directed some truly wonderful pictures. Good news, because he’s making a new film called Mirai, and here are its first details.