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12:00 PM on 09.09.2014

A Hollywood remake of Space Battleship Yamato is prepping for launch

Fans of classic Japanese space opera have a reason to celebrate of be concerned, depending on your predisposition. US based Skydance Productions has acquired the rights to produce the remake of the seminal Leiji Matsumoto 197...

Hiroko Yamamura


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Mistwalker Announces Upcoming Terra Battle Concert

Terra Battle concert planning is now underway as the popular mobile-RPG surpasses 1 million downloads in less than a month. For more information on upcoming milestones and recently unlocked milestones, please visit Terra Battle's Download Starter.




5:30 PM on 04.19.2014

New Godzilla poster is retro-awesome

I think I'll take a few more excuses to write about Godzilla before the film comes out! Yes, this new Godzilla poster is just about perfect. I wish it was a tad more detailed, but other than that, it's pretty spot-on. I'd lik...

Ben Huber

6:00 PM on 03.24.2014

The Grudge gets a Hollywood reboot

The Grudge was part of the Japanese horror wave in the early 2000s that hit the West and gave millions the irrational fear of long, messy bed-hair and gutteral throat sounds. To my surprise, a reboot of The Grudge was sa...

Dae Lee

6:30 PM on 10.30.2013

Sega's 3D Classics finally heading west

Did you know that there are quite a few games in the 3D Classics range for Nintendo 3DS that haven't been released outside of Japan? There are a couple of games that were released only in Japan, which is kind of understandabl...

Chris Walden

12:00 PM on 08.19.2013

Enjoy 10 minutes Space Battleship Yamato 2199 movie

With all the fun anime that's been on TV in Japan lately, somehow I've totally forgotten to watch the Space Battleship Yamato 2199 show. The gorgeous looking show has also been compiled into theatrical releases, with the las...

Hiroko Yamamura

1:00 PM on 07.11.2013

Can the Old Boy remake bring anything new?

When the film adaptation of Garon Tsuchiya's Old Boy manga was released in Korea, it sent shockwave across the film industry. The grittiness, plot, and twists still have people talking today, and its place in histo...

Hiroko Yamamura

2:00 PM on 07.09.2013

Do you want to still be part of this Gatchaman Crowd?

I just don't know what to think here. The official Gatchaman Crowds website has finally taken off the veil on Gatchaman information we've all been waiting for. Yeah... it's um, different. The original Gatchaman theme song is ...

Hiroko Yamamura

10:00 AM on 06.21.2013

Oh man, the new Gatchaman trailer is sick

Oh man, it's finally here. The full Gatchaman trailer displays its loveliness in of its 1:33 minutes of glory! I'd be lying if I said I wasn't completely stoked about this! Super Science Ninja Team Gatchaman is one of my old...

Hiroko Yamamura

3:00 PM on 06.17.2013

New Captain Harlock trailer in all its Space Opera glory

If you've been on the fence about the upcoming Captain Harlock movie, I'm betting that this hot new trailer is going to sell you on it. The upcoming remake of the Leiji Matsumoto classic from 1970 sports a record breaking 30...

Hiroko Yamamura

12:00 PM on 06.12.2013

There's a familiar face in this Gatchaman Crowd

Some more art work has been released from the upcoming Super Science Ninja Team Gatchaman remake. Just when I said I was happy to see little evidence of the previous shows in the new Gatchaman Crowds, a very familiar face... ...

Hiroko Yamamura

10:00 AM on 06.12.2013

A Daily Dose of Music: Asian Kung-Fu Generation

Thy've been jamming this tune live for quite a few years now, but it's finally a single. The fellas from my beloved Asian Kung-Fu Generation have released a new video of their cover of the seminal 90's Alternative classic, L...

Hiroko Yamamura





2:00 PM on 06.05.2013

Gatchaman Crowds looks... different

If you were thinking the upcoming Gatchaman Crowds would look even remotely similar to the original Super Science Ninja Team Gatchaman, you're in for a bit of a surprise. Personally, I'm delighted to see the concept...

Hiroko Yamamura