Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau has revealed a new promotional poster featuring its city subway's three mascot girls: Moe Uzumasa, Saki Matsuga, and Misa Ono. The girls are now promoting a collaboration campaign with the Nijo Castle, one of the World Heritage sites in Japan. Check the poster after the jump.
Choei Taxi, taxi company based in Sapporo-city, Hokkaido, famous for its "Ita Taxi" (decorated taxis with anime/game character stickers), has received a ruling of the commencement of bankruptcy proceedings from the Sapporo District Court, Tokyo Shoko Research reported yesterday. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for 22-year-old actor Gaku Sano, who is best known as Kouta Kazuraba/Kamen Rider Gaim, today announced that he will star in the upcoming stage play adaptation of Kemuri Karakara's fantasy action manga Donten ni Warau as Soramaru Kumou. Hit the jump for more details.
Just when you thought Attack on Titan had to have exhausted collaboration options, Japanese Counter Strike Online servers are preparing to roll out an AoT promotion on November 5th. In anticipation of the November 22nd opening of the first collaboration movie, Nexon's free-to-play first person shooter will feature normal and Armored titan bosses to battle, and snap-blades and 3D maneuver Gear for players to outfit themselves with.
The December issue of Jump Square is set to lay out plans for a 2015 TV anime adaptation of Yasuhiro Nightow's Blood Blockade Battlefront. Rie Matsumoto, the young director of Kyousogiga, helms the Bones production. Kazunao Furuya is script writer with studio mainstay Toshihiro Kawamoto (Cowboy Bebop) on character design.More after the jump.
This weekend, the Attack on Titan Wings of the Counter Attack Online Game is featuring an Assault of the Unknown Titans event, and, for Halloween, the weekend special features gacha tickets for special costumed versions of the characters. And, speaking of bishonen and Halloween, you have to see the Free! jack-o-lantern a Chiba pumpkin carver posted. Check these out after the jump.
Bandai's Tamashii figure label has promoted a new Soul of Gold entry in the Saint Seiya fighting franchise with indication that the anime is slated for spring 2015. Get a look after the jump.
Folowing Psycho-Pass, Noitamina's next movie will be a 2015 adaptation of the work of Satoshi Itō, a sci-fi novelist who wrote under the name Project Itoh, and who passed away in 2009 at age 34. And, after last week's Genocidal Organ ad, this week, the alt-audience anime programming block aired one for Harmony. Get a look after the jump.
Talk about your Halloween horrors: A Hooters restaurant in Tokyo recently played host to a promotional event for a home video release of the latest Grudge film, complete with a disco dancing vengeful ghost woman. Watch in disbelief after the jump!
Halloween is almost upon us, so what better time for Capcom to unleash the second trailer for the HD remaster of the Resident Evil remake? See some of the new features that accompany the cleaned-up visuals—including updated control options, aspect ratio, new voices, and more—after the jump.
Hmm, what's Square Enix up to now? The company recently put up a Densetsu (Legend) countdown site, stating that "The legend is resurrected." Time to take some guesses as to what this page is teasing. Hit the jump for more.
The PS Vita remake of Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory, Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 3: V Century, is coming to Japan on December 18. While fans patiently wait to dig in, Compile Heart busted out the portable RPG's opening movie. Hit the jump to watch.
Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds debuted on Xbox Live in 2013 before making its way to PS Vita. If that's not enough, you'll soon be able to beat 'em all up on PC, as well. Hit the jump for more.
There are just a couple weeks left before the Japanese release of One Piece: Super Grand Battle! X, which brings One Piece battle action to Nintendo 3DS. Over 85 characters—including playable and support—will be joining in on the brawl, and you can see some of them in Bandai Namco's fourth trailer after the jump.
While a new trailer for The Last: Naruto the Movie runs in Japanese theaters this weekend, a second TV ad with more footage and a bit of Sukima Switch's theme has run on Japanese TV. Masashi Kishimoto is back working on the scenario and character designs for the anime movie opening on December 6th. More after the jump.