Anime headlines

  • Persona 5 shows off its stylish combat

    Four new videos released over the weekend have showcased Persona 5‘s ‘all-out’ attacks.

  • The Persona 5 opening kind of gives us a Cowboy Bebop vibe

    Persona 5 is not about space cowboys, but you’ll see what I mean.

  • Valve hosting Steam Anime Games Sale this weekend

    Valve has announced its first Anime Games sale on Steam and it runs through January 12.

  • Square Enix to distribute manga in English-language e-book form in the west

    Square Enix has announced that it will be distributing manga properties of Yen Press, Hachnette Book Group’s graphic novel arm, in the west, starting this April.

  • Atelier Escha and Logy anime series gets first trailer

    The first trailer for the anime series based on Atelier Escha and Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky has been released.

  • Bayonetta: Bloody Fate video is an extension of the first one

    Bayonetta: Bloody Fate, the anime film based on the Platinum Games franchise, is out next month, and to give you another taste of it, Bayonetta Film Club has released a video.

  • Mass Effect anime delayed into December

    Mass Effect: Paragon Lost has been delayed. The Funimation and Production I.G. effort was expected to hit DVD and Blu-ray on November 13 but will now release on December 28, according to the anime’s Twitter. No appearance in your non-denominational holiday stocking then. Paragon Lost is a prequel to Mass Effect 3 which conveys the […]

  • Tales of Innocence R trailer big on spells and storytelling

    A new trailer for Namco Bandai’s Vita RPG, Tales of Innocence R sets the scene with over a minute of anime before the in-game action kicks in from around 1:17. The remainder of the trailer is all about spells, combat and beating-up multicoloured enemies. Tales of Innocence R launches in Japan for Vita on January […]

  • Report: THQ to resurrect Voltron

    Everyone’s favourite giant-robot-made-of-robotic-lions may be on its way back, if there’s truth to THQ’s publication of multiple games based on the eighties cartoon and toy franchise, Voltron: Defender of the Universe.

  • Namco has "no plans" for Tales of Vesperia PS3 in the US

    Namco Bandai has said that it has “no plans” to release  Tales of Vesperia  on PS3 in the US.

  • Halo Legends gets a date with Blu-ray, DVD

    The Halo Legends DVD has a date with North America and Europe on February 16, and will come in a standard edition, a two-disc special edition, and Blu-ray.

  • Halo Legends episode "The Package" arrives on XBL today

    Another free episode of Halo Legends has arrived on the Xbox Live Marketplace today. For the next 24-hours, you can check out Master Chief in “The Package” along with four “specially selected Spartans” in what is part one of a two-part episode that concludes on December 12. Halo Legends also arrives on Blu-ray February 9. […]

  • Second Halo Legends episode, The Duel, premieres today

    The second episode of Halo Legends, The Duel, premieres today on Halo Waypoint. It will be free for 24-hours for both Silver and Gold members will have access to the anime. Silver members should note that this is their last week to explore Waypoint for free along with the weekly episodes of Halo Legends. The […]

  • 30th anniversary Gundam game announced for PS3

    Given the choice between an 18-meter-tall, solid steel, mist-emitting statue carved in your image and a PS3 game, which would you rather receive as an anniversary gift? Well, if you’re the Gundam franchise, you’re getting both, which is really the only correct answer when faced with such a question. Kotaku reports that the PS3 game […]

  • Capcom announces full length SFIV anime film

    1UP is reporting that Capcom has announced plans for a 50-60 minute Street Fighter IV anime film. From the piece: A 3-minute trailer for the movie was evidently shown during a presentation at Tokyo Game Show last week, which contained scenes featuring Cammy, Ryu fighting Crimson Viper, and Sakura fighting Chun-Li (both Cammy and Sakura […]