Shingeki No Kyojin Art Exhibit Planned For 2014

Saturday, 12 April, 2014

Shingeki No Kyojin ExhibitOn April 4, 2014, it was officially announced via PR Times Japan that a Shingeki no Kyojin (進撃の巨人) art exhibit will be held at the Ueno Royal Museum. The exhibit will feature Shingeki no Kyojin creator Hajime Isayama’s (諫山 創) original works.

The Shingeki no Kyojin art exhibit will make use of the entire museum and a full program is currently being worked on so if you’re a Shingeki no Kyojin fan, expect something big! Keep Reading

Yowamushi Pedal Encourages You To Drink Up With Pocari Sweat

Thursday, 10 April, 2014

Yowapeda Pocari SweatThe more you get thirsty, the more you get strong. This is how we quench our thirst!

Wataru Watanabe’s (渡辺 航) cycling-themed manga/anime franchise, Yowamushi Pedal (弱虫ペダル), has teamed up with Japanese sports drink Pocari Sweat (ポカリスエット) for a tie-in promotion for this month.

Posters bearing the six main cyclists of YowaPeda holding a bottle of Pocari Sweat in their hands, namely Sakamichi Onoda (小野田 坂道), Makishima Yusuke (巻島 裕介), Tadokoro Jin (田所 迅), Manami Sangaku (真波 山岳), Toudou Jinpachi (東堂 尽八), and Arakita Yasutomo (荒北 靖友), will be appearing in various train stations in Japan as well as insides of the Seibu Line and Izu Hakone Line trains. Keep Reading

Kantai Collection Offers Wedding Rings For Sale

Tuesday, 8 April, 2014

Kancolle Wedding RingGuess who’s going to marry another video game character? Kantai Collection (艦隊これくしょん) players now have the chance to marry their characters once the girls hit level 99. And of course, what’s a wedding without a wedding ring and a marriage certificate?

The “Papers and Ring” item comes free when a quest is completed. If you have a whole harem to tend to, additional rings will set you back 700 yen each which can be found in the item shop. Keep Reading

Knights Of Sidonia Anime TV Advertisement Released

Sunday, 6 April, 2014

Knights of SidoniaItching to have a new anime title to watch and follow? Here’s a new anime offering worth your time and it’s called Knights of Sidonia (シドニアの騎士). Tsutomu Nihei’s (弐瓶 勉) ongoing manga series is finally getting an anime adaptation that is set for Spring 2014.

In the Knights of Sidonia, humanity has fled from Earth because of its destruction caused by gigantic aliens called Gauna (奇居子) who are known for their shapeshifting abilities. Keep Reading

SoniPro 3DS Game Preview Already Out

Saturday, 5 April, 2014

Super Sonico 3DSShe has her own music albums, anime, manga, collectible figures and now a brand new video game! Nitroplus’s (株式会社ニトロプラス) very own mascot, Super Sonico (すーぱーそに子), is rising to the top with Super Sonico in Production or SoniPro (ソニプロ).

The preview has been uploaded on March 27 via Youtube thanks to Imageepoch (イメージエポックPR). The video which runs for almost 2 minutes features scenes from the game with the song Start Up by Super Sonico’s band First Astronomical Velocity (第一宇宙速度). Keep Reading

Hatsune Miku Inspired Keyboard Makes A Comeback

Friday, 4 April, 2014

Hatsune Miku KeyboardHatsune Miku (初音ミク) has everything from racing cars to mp3 players and now to add up to the mountainous pile of Hatsune Miku inspired items is a keyboard for the musician in you! This keyboard has first made its appearance in the previous Miku Love FamiMa campaign as a prize but if you’ve missed it, now is your chance to finally own it!

Released by none other than FamilyMart (ファミリーマート), this teal and purple limited edition keyboard is produced by KORG (株式会社コルグ). Keep Reading

Dragon Quest Slime Transformed Into Edible Treat

Thursday, 3 April, 2014

Dragon Quest FoodIs this too cute to eat or you just don’t want to touch it because it looks like something other than food? Worry not, it is edible and it just might want you come back for seconds, thirds and so on until you finish a whole pack. Morinaga & Company (森永製菓株式会社), one of Japan’s best loved confectionery manufacturers who gave us DARS Chocolate, is giving their Angel Pies a Dragon Quest (ドラゴンクエスト) make over featuring none other than the face of Dragon Quest, Slime. Keep Reading