Soul Hackers 2 trailer 4, new key visual confirms English release date

Milady, Ringo, Arrow, and Saizo appear in a scene from Soul Hackers 2.

The much-anticipated Soul Hackers 2 has a new trailer showcasing more of this visually-stunning JRPG that combines cyberpunk and supernatural themes. It premiered on the Japanese YouTube channel of Atlus on August 5, 2022, providing a brief overview of the main characters, demons, villains, battles, and exploration within the game’s world. However, this trailer came out … Read more

The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki II – CRIMSON SiN release date, soundtrack preview, character details, and voice staff revealed

The key visual of The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki II – CRIMSON SiN.

Nihon Falcom, the prolific JRPG developer, has announced the release date of The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki II – CRIMSON SiN. The hotly-anticipated sequel will hit the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 game consoles in Japan on September 29, 2022. At this point, Kuro no Kiseki II is a Japanese and Sony exclusive, … Read more

Fate/EXTRA Record Trailer 2022 from Wadarco Exhibition in Tokyo now online

Saber charges up the Aestus Estus in the Fate/EXTRA Record game currently in development.

The long-anticipated Fate/EXTRA remake finally receives an action-packed trailer that has stunned fans! TYPE-MOON studio BB, the developer behind this dungeon crawler, initially showed it at Wadarco Exhibition. And this was part of an art exhibition of the Fate series that began on July 21, 2022, at Matsuya Ginza, Toyko.  Fortunately, series fans not present at … Read more

Record of Lodoss War Chronicle release date and list of RPG titles confirmed by Project EGG trailer

Etoh, Parn, Ghim, Deedlit, Slayn, and Woodchuck are the heroes that appear in Record-of-Lodoss War Chronicle.

Record of Lodoss War Chronicle, a collection of classic RPGs based on Ryo Mizuno’s fantasy series — will shake fans to their core! Japanese game publisher, D4 Enterprise, released a trailer showcasing select titles from the series via their Project EGG channel on July 29, 2022.  Furthermore, they announced the official release date for the … Read more

Adventure Academia: The Fractured Continent English release date confirmed for 2022 by trailer

Key artwork of Adventure Academia: The Fractured Continent featuring Alex and the various classes of characters.

Classic strategy RPGs are an acquired taste, but Adventure Academia: The Fractured Continent aims to charm even those most jaded gamers.  It’s an upcoming title by Acquire, the Japanese developer and publisher responsible for AKIBA’S TRIP First Memory, OCTOPATH TRAVELER, and Samurai Gaiden KATANAKAMI. Adventure Academia: The Fractured Continent will come out in Japan on … Read more

STAR OCEAN THE DIVINE FORCE Mission Report trailer reveals D.U.M.A. and Vanguard Assault details

Raymond is perplexed when coming into contact with D.U.M.A. in STAR OCEAN THE DIVINE FORCE.

JRPG fans looking for their next fix can’t go wrong with the upcoming sci-fi epic STAR OCEAN THE DIVINE FORCE. Developed by tri-Ace and published by Square Enix, the latest installment in the Star Ocean franchise will be released on October 27, 2022. And it will hit the following platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox … Read more

Hideo Kojima/Shinzo Abe assassination conspiracy theories condemned by Kojima Productions as fake news

Hideo Kojima makes a cameo appearance in CD Project Red's Cyberpunk 2077.

Kojima Productions, the game development studio behind Death Stranding, responded to hoax posts concerning the assassination of Shinzo Abe. The studio’s founder, Hideo Kojima, appeared in images posted on 4chan linking him to the tragic event that took place on July 8, 2022. These edited images attempted to fool people into thinking Hideo Kojima was … Read more

Elon Musk: Japan’s birth rate will cause the nation to ‘cease to exist’ – no more anime in the future!?

Kijuro Takazawa lies on the robotic hospital bed that takes care of him in Roujin Z

Elon Musk, the famous billionaire and entrepreneur, regularly posts on Twitter about various topics. And recently, the SpaceX founder and CEO shared his thoughts about Japan’s decreasing birth rates. “At risk of stating the obvious, unless something changes to cause the birth rate to exceed the death rate, Japan will eventually cease to exist. This … Read more

Tiger Lab Vinyl releases Perfect Blue Deluxe Audiophile Edition LP and merchandise

Mima Kirigoe lying on the bed in the Perfect Blue anime.

Anime OST fans are in for a treat, as Tiger Lab Vinyl recently released the Perfect Blue Deluxe Audiophile Edition. It contains two LPs with the original score of the seminal psychodrama anime, directed by the late Satoshi Kon. Composed by Masahiro Ikumi and Yuji Yoshida, the Perfect Blue Deluxe Audiophile Edition contains the following tracks … Read more