E3 is done and over with. The staff of Destructoid are resting their tired feet from the endless days of reporting out of Los Angeles.
Now that the glut of news is done, it's time to take a closer look at the Japanese gaming industry. All this week, we will be taking a look at some of our favorite Japanese franchises, visiting the local Japanese import shop, and giving you recommendations on what games to import.
Plus much much more!
So be sure to stay tuned to Japanator all week long as we give you enough gaming coverage to push you over into a diabetic coma!
Hello and welcome to another week of Shonen Showdown, the regular battle anime and manga roundup that's--uh-oh, guys, it's making that face again! Clear the area!
Oh right, Hunter x Hunter, Fairy Tail, Naruto, Bleach, and One Piece recaps are below. Take cover there as well!
You might of heard that there is a new streaming site that has just launched out of Japan. It is being backed by some big names in the anime world like Aniplex, Sunrise, and Toei.
What could that exactly mean for you, you ask? Well, let me let Eri Maruyama (International Business Development) at DAISUKI answer that as well as many more burning questions that I had about the new service.
Like a lot of folk who buy anime, I have a bad habit of purchasing shows and not watching them. At this moment, I can turn around, look at my shelf and find at least two dozen shows that I haven't completed. Hell, some of th...
Jumping into this season a little late, I agreed to tackle My Teen Romantic Comedy Snafu, which Josh called "the highlight romantic comedy of the season," and "the show where all the main characters are assholes."
He only sai...
Good day, ladies and gentlemen! Welcome to the 47th edition of Go West!, your [not-so-weekly] column about Japanese import games and Idea Factory.
With the Golden Week rush having come and gone, Japan has once again set...
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Shanoa was ready to use the Glypths that allowed her to defeat Dracula in Order of Ecclesia; however, Bayonetta has punched a being equivalent to God into the sun, so that makes her a stronger op...
Welcome to a *ahem* properly-scheduled week of Annotated Anime, the weekly Japanese cartoon roundup that's actually on time for once!
After a cavalcade of tardiness-induced catch-up doses we bring you a more balanced off...
It's time for me to come clean with you guys. I was pretending to be a fan of Japanese tokusatsu this entire time. In reality, I'm actually huge Power Rangers fan to the point where I think that the franchise is better than S...
Hey there! It's time again for that Monday tradition that hasn't managed to happen on a Monday for at least a month - Shonen Showdown!
Appearing on time this week are your favorite usual battle anime and manga suspects: Hunter x Hunter, One Piece, Fairy Tail, Naruto and Bleach! You should get on below as well to read up, and tell us your thoughts on the week in fighting in the comments!