This week there's plenty of additional Fall recommendations of what to watch, from doujin themes to slice of life/comedies and everything in between. Check them out and get some new ideas after the jump!
Instant food seller Nagatanien has gone viral with their promotion feature sumo phenomenon Endō Shōta. 100 A prize winners will get an autographed palm print by Japan's young, homegrown contender, but the B prize, a posterior shaped cushion is what's gotten social media's attention. Get a look after the jump.
Dragon Ball Xenoverse hits Japan on February 5th, then the 13th of February on PS3, X360, PS4 and XB1 and 17th of February on Steam across Europe and Australasia. A “Trunks’ Travel Edition” for consoles features a Trunks Master Stars Piece 25cm figure with exclusive coloring. Meanwhile, pre-order bonuses include Super Saiyan 4 Vegeta as a Playable Character and two exclusive Frieza Soldier’s Battle Suites for your avatars.
Just in time for Apple Pay to kill off the credit card, Mitsubishi UFJ NICOS has launched a pair of K-on! credit cards in honor the of the anime adaptation of the fifth anniversary of the light music club series. Fans have a choices between character art or an instrument motif. Get a look after the jump.
A video has been found online, featuring six minutes of off-screen footage from God Eater 2: Rage Burst. Hit the jump to check it out!
There's nothing more fun than themed cafe food and the characters that inspire them, and Sanrio's Pom Pom Purin, or "pudding" dog has been given his very own Pom Pom Purin Cafe, located in Harajuku. It's too cute for words! Hit the jump for more!
The gorgeous new Sailor Moon merchandise keeps rolling out, recently with the re-release of the "Crystal Star Brooch" and "Cosmic Heart Compact," and now with the star-shaped music boxes also seen in the "Moonlight Memory Series" back in 1992 and 1993. Hit the jump to check them out!
A staggering amount of new screenshots have been released for Final Fantasy Explorers, and they show off a series of new summons for the game: Amaterasu, Odin, and Leviathan. Included in the screenshot blast are also additional jobs, familiar Final Fantasy characters, and fields. Hit the jump to find out more!
Phantasy Star Nova is inching ever closer to release in Japan, and that means fans will soon be able to get their hands on a limited edition PlayStation Vita and PlayStation Vita TV unit created specially for the game. They'll be headed to shelves on the same day the game releases, which is November 27.
Last month Devil Survivor 2: Break Record finally got a Japanese release date, and Atlus recently updated with a slew of videos for the Nintendo 3DS remake. Hit the jump for the gameplay clips and a look at the bonus for early copies.
Character goods maker Cospa has started introducing Gugure! Kokkuri-san merchandise, beginning with a series of their pinched charms and an Inugami armband. The charms are available in keychain and earphone jack plug varieties for 648yen each while the armband goes for 1,620yen in December. Get a look after the jump.
Last month a promo, site, and Twitter account launched for a 2015 TV anime based on Sanrio's character project Show By Rock!!, previously featured in an iOS rhythm action game. After showcasing the moe girls band Plasmagica, the latest preview goes more bishnoen with the introduction of Shingan CrimsonZ. Get a look after the jump.
Cospa's Nijigencospa is ready to cater to fans who have wanted a Mini-Fredrika molting out of their chest since seeing it happen it happen in the finale of the first half of Chaika - The Coffin Princess. A t-shirt with inspured by the memorable scene is on sale early at their official store, selling for 2,900yen ahead of a December release. Get a look after the jump.
The UK's Man Booker Prize for Fiction recently provoked plenty of discussion in the literary field with the 2013 decision to expand from works by citizens of the Commonwealth of Nations, the Republic of Ireland, and Zimbabwe to all works written in English and published in the UK. Japan's Hoshi prize for science fiction may be doing it one better, opening selection to material by aliens and computers.
Following the first episode one year ago, Matsuyama-city, the capital city of Ehime Prefecture in the Shikoku island, has released the 13-minute second episode of its promotional anime short, Matsu to Yanma to Moburi-san 2: Suigun Otakara to Nazotoki no Shimajima featuring popular anime voice actress Nana Mizuki as the heroine Moburi-san. Watch it after the jump.