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8:00 AM on 08.11.2014

Under the Dog Anime Kickstarter has some great talents behind its wheel

First, I'd like to apologize for being late to the party in regards to news about the Kickstarter for Under the Dog, an anime that features story elements similar to those found in titles like Akira and Ghost in the Shell. H...

Salvador GRodiles


12:00 PM on 07.19.2014

Report: Power Rangers co. Saban sues indie Sentai game

I love the story of Chroma Squad, a little indie game from Brazilian outfit Behold Studios. They took something they loved - tokusatsu and Super Sentai - and made it into a unique game concept - putting players in the shoes o...

Josh Tolentino

1:00 PM on 05.09.2014

PSA: Get your Bubblegum Crisis Blu-rays before too late

Do you remember Bubblegum Crisis? I do, because over the years (decades?) I've managed to buy it once every so many years. With the recent Kickstarter this would be just the third time I have purchased this relic from the OVA...

Jeff Chuang

3:00 PM on 03.07.2014

Mai Mai Miracle Kickstarter ends with over $107K, reaches goals

With over 1900 backers and over $107,100+ pledged, Anime Limited's Mai Mai Miracle Kickstarter ended with all the numerated stretch goals reached. This means the eventual Kickstarter release will contain an English dub, a loc...

Jeff Chuang

6:00 PM on 02.27.2014

Kickstarter alert: learn Japanese from a video game

I've wanted to learn how to be passable in Japanese for many years now. Not only because of my job but also because I've always thought it would be cool to learn another language and really, what better language to pick than ...

LB Bryant

1:00 PM on 02.13.2014

Quick, throw more money at Unsung Story

Hey, remember that awesome Kickstarter for strategy RPG-auteur Yasumi Matsuno's newest magnum opus,  Unsung Story, that I told you about a month ago? Well, as of this writing the project still needs about $35K to become ...

Karen Mead

11:00 AM on 02.06.2014

Mai Mai Miracle gets funded in a day, dub possible

All the Anime's Kickstarter for Sunao Katabuchi's Mai Mai Miracle is funded! The Kickstarter was approved some time yesterday morning Eastern time and it has reached funding early morning today. The 2009 Madhouse film from di...

Jeff Chuang

6:00 PM on 02.03.2014

UK based Anime Limited launches kickstarter for Mai Mai M

Soon will be a very special time for anime fans in the US and the UK because very soon they will be able to throw money at a brand new Kickstarter campaign that will be launched by the UK based anime company Anime Limited to ...

LB Bryant

11:00 PM on 01.18.2014

Mega Man board game kickstarter enters its final hours

By now you've probably heard of this kickstarter for a Mega Man board game. It's been all over the net, and covered on practically every major gaming site out there. Well, it's down to the final hours, and the project has man...

Tim Sheehy



Unsung Story is basically Final Fantasy Tactics II photo
Unsung Story is basically Final Fantasy Tactics II
by Karen Mead

Now this is what I call a Kickstarter project. Yasumi Matsuno, famous for creating Final Fantasy Tactics and Vagrant Story (also known as THE BEST GAMES EVER) has partnered with California-based Playdek to create a new tactical magnum opus, Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians. While Unsung Story isn't being marketed as a sequel to FFT, the description of the game on the Kickstarter page sounds very reminiscent of Square's 1998 PSX masterpiece, and the work is being touted as "the spiritual successor in a storied line of epic tactical RPGs designed by Yasumi Matsuno."

Okay, maybe I'm jumping the gun a little bit assuming that this game is going to feel like a sequel to FFT, but what's the alternative; that the game is inspired by Matsuno's other works, all of which are also awesome? It's win-win, is what I'm saying here.

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11:00 AM on 12.30.2013

Kickstarter Anime Akari no Chikai to be made with Blender

I'm running out of witty things to say to introduce these anime Kickstarter projects. I think I've already used "Another day, another anime Kickstarter," and I can't make a joke about the War on Christmas like I did for Santa...

Karen Mead





2:00 PM on 12.28.2013

Santa Company finally gets a trailer

We all know that I'm really anxious to watch the upcoming Christmas based anime called Santa Company when it comes out. A few days ago, staff member Karen wrote about the Kickstarter for the project being funded. Yes, she wa...

Amber Hunt