Archives for : February2016

All you can eat at Dotonbori Kanza at Tokyo Dome City


Are you planning to head to Tokyo Dome City on March 1st?

It’s all you can eat fried chicken at Dotonbori Kanza, of course for a limited time.

All you can eat is 1,380 yen for 90 minutes.

The promotion is to showcase the award wining fried chicken that will be 1.5 larger than before and will debut on March 15th.

Sony confirms the end of the PlayStation Vita TV


Sony has confirmed the end of the PlayStation Vita .

The device which went on sale on November 13, will be ending its run at the end of February.

Sony said the purpose of the Vita TV was to get people back to playing games on their television.  But with the strong sales of the PS4 and Vita in Japan, the PlayStation Vita TV served its need.

Bandai to release a trembling HG Vegeta figure


Bandai announced a trembling HG Vegeta figure that will be sold on June 2016.

The figure will require three AAA batteries and will come with a pedestal.  For more information, check out the video below:

AKB48’s Watanabe Mayu’s fourth anniversary (as a solo artist) was streamed on Showroom


DeNA streaming service SHOWROOM streamed the live solo fourth anniversary of AKB48’s Watanabe Mayu (21).

Mayuyu’s performance brought in over 30,000 people.

For more information on Watanabe Mayu, please click here.

J!-ENT Interviews Rei before her SXSW performance on March 16th


J!-ENT’s Dennis A. Amith recently interviewed Rei before her performance at SXSW.

Check it out by clicking here.

Nogizaka46 4th Anniversary online viewership numbers is amazing!

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Nogizaka46’s 4th anniversary of 46 hours of continuous streaming online has been a success.

With Showroom receiving high viewership of nearly 150,000 and Nico Nico receiving over 660,000 and the fact that the anniversary was free to the public worldwide, has been an amazing way to promote the group.

Latest “The King of Fighters 14” PS4 Trailer released – 50 fighters to be featured



For SNK fighting game fans, many have awaited the next upcoming “The King of Fighters” game and sure enough SNK has released their latest trailer for “The King of Fighters 14” for the PS4.  The game will feature 50 characters including a few interesting new characters.

Here is the latest trailer for the upcoming game:

Soccer manga “Whistle!” to receive live stage adaptation


Live stage adaptations of manga series are the rage these days and “Whistle!” will be the next to receive a live stage adaptation for August-September 2016.

“Whistle!” was created by Higuchi Daisuke and serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump from 1998-2002 and also made into an animated series.