Crunchyroll Games has announced that Mitrasphere, a co-op mobile RPG, is coming to audiences outside Japan. Pre-registration is now open. Initially released in Japan in August 2017, Mitrasphere takes place in a fantasy world where, one day, golden crystals--which rained down from the sky--begin affecting people, changing their lives. Many of your NPC companions are cursed in different ways, and you're all working alongside each other in order to overcome their personal demons. In Japan, Mitrasphere has reached 7 million total installs. Crunchyroll Games is looking to improve that number as part of its attempts to increase the popularity of anime games in the West , bringing Mitrasphere to select countries in North America, South America, New Zealand, and Europe. Mitrasphere will be available for both Android and iOS devices. You can pre-register for the game on Google Play or Apple's App Store . … [Read more...] about Mitrasphere, A Co-Op Fantasy Mobile RPG, Is Finally Releasing Outside Japan
When is Attack on Titan season 4 returning? It’s a fair question – the latest batch of episodes were billed as a collective ‘Final Season’ and didn’t quite deliver on its promise. Instead, we were gifted a ‘To Be Continued…’ title card – and a whole bunch of non-manga readers were left scratching their heads. If you were watching on Crunchyroll, you may have even missed the announcement of exactly when Attack on Titan would return to finish off its Final Season with Part 2. So, let’s fill you in on the major details – including when Attack on Titan’s Episode 76 is potentially due, as well as a more speculative, wider look at what this means for your anime viewing schedule in the next 12 months. When is Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2? Episode 76 release date and speculation Attack on Titan episode 76 is airing "this winter." That means the Final Season Part 2 (AKA the second half of season 4) is releasing in Japan's traditional winter anime season. That ranges from … [Read more...] about Attack on Titan season 4 return date: when is Episode 76 releasing on Crunchyroll?
Before One Piece, before Cowboy Bebop, there was Sailor Moon, fighting evil by moonlight and winning love by daylight. Now, the famous Sailor Scout's latest movie, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal, is heading to Netflix, the streamer announced today . Released this winter in Japan, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal Parts 1 & 2 will be added to Netflix globally--outside of Japan--on June 3, Netflix says. "Like so many others around the world, I trace my love for anime back to watching [Sailor Moon] when I was a toddler--pictures of me in Usagi's Bun Head have become a family treasure. It's no surprise that these characters and tales about love and justice still touch the hearts of so many fans around the world,” said Ema Hirayama, Manager of Content Acquisition at Netflix in an official statement. "It's a dream come true for all of us at Netflix to have Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie join our expansive anime slate and to share this incredible story with … [Read more...] about Sailor Moon Eternal Movie Parts 1 & 2 Are Heading To Netflix This June
The new trailer for the Netflix anime show Yasuke has been released. The series stars LaKeith Stanfield, and it releases on April 29. The show is loosely based on the true story of Yasuke, a warrior of African descent who became renowned in medieval Japan. Trailer shows Yasuke arriving in Japan as a servant, and entering the service of Lord Nobunaga as a samurai. The series is taking a fantasy-based approach to the story, with magic, monsters, and mecha alongside plenty of sword action--check it out below: Yasuke consists of six episodes. The show is created by LeSean Thomas, who also made the 2019 animated show Cannon Busters for Netflix. Stanfield, who was recently Oscar-nominated for his role in Judas and the Black Messiah, is an executive producer as well as the voice of Yasuke, and the soundtrack is by acclaimed electronic producer Flying Lotus. In a recent interview with Wired , Thomas spoke about what drew him to the project. "Japanese anime has become very popular … [Read more...] about Netflix Anime Show Yasuke’s First Trailer Delivers Samurai, Magic, And Monsters
Steam is now hosting its Golden Week Sale , slashing the prices of thousands of Japanese-developed games. Until May 6, players can get discounts on titles like Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night , Final Fantasy VII , and Yakuza Kiwami, all of which are 50% off. The Golden Week Sale has a ton on offer from a wide range of genres. Though all sales are specifically tied to games from Japan, the selection includes titles like Death Stranding at 60% off, The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan for 67% off, and Devil May Cry 5 at 20% off. Other standout titles worth mentioning are SoulCalibur VI ($9), Street Fighter V ($8), Tekken 7 ($6), and Persona 4 Golden ($14). This is just the tip of the sale's iceberg, though, as there are also big-name games discounted. With Nier Replicant out now, it's a good time to pick up Nier: Automata on sale as well--it's down to $20 in the Steam Golden Week Sale. Yakuza: Like A Dragon is also on sale for $42, down from $59.99. … [Read more...] about Steam Golden Week Sale Live Now With Excellent Deals On Final Fantasy, Persona, And More