After news has spread that beloved American actor and comedian Robin Williams was passed away, Legend of Zelda (ゼルダの伝説) fans went into action and started off a Change.org petition that requested having an non-playable character named Robin after the actor. Williams, who was a huge fan of the Legend of Zelda, named his daughter with former wife Marsha Garces, Zelda Rae Williams after Princess Zelda (ゼルダ姫). Father and daughter appeared in a commercial for the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (ゼルダの伝説 時のオカリナ 3D). Keep Reading
Ever wondered what it would be like to live in the world where your life revolves around and inside the Walls (ウォール)? Did you want to feel the terror of facing Titans (巨人) in all their violent and bloodthirsty glory? Your dreams have turned into a 3D reality thanks to the Shingeki no Kyojin exhibit!
The exhibit will take place in the Ueno Royal Musuem in Tokyo, Japan. The exhibit is scheduled a week after the release of the Shingeki no Kyojin compilation movie which is set for release on November 22, 2014. Keep Reading
The official Youtube channel of Flipnote Studio 3D (うごくメモ帳 3D) has announced on August 6 via a short clip that the release of the latest installment of the Yoshi game series, Yoshi’s New Island (ヨッシー New アイランド), will be celebrated with an animation contest. The clip, which runs for a quick 36 seconds, shows T. Yoshisaur Munchakoopas (lovingly known as Yoshi (ヨッシー)) and baby Mario (マリオ) in their hand-drawn style glory walking and in Yoshi’s case, eating the enormous Yoshi’s New Island 3DS game and spitting out the announcement. Keep Reading
The biggest MMORPG to have ever swept the world, Dragon Nest, is celebrating it’s 3rd anniversary in South East Asia and there’s no other celebration as big as this! Dragon Nest SEA is hosting a 3-month long event that started on August 1 and will end on September 9 with a variety of different events catered especially for every die hard DN player!
The first birthday event under the 3rd anniversary celebration banner is the Tag and Share the Joy on Facebook event. Keep Reading
Vocaloid (ボーカロイド) sensation Hatsune Miku (初音ミク) is indeed everywhere and that includes the pharmaceutical industry! Japanese pharmaceutical company, Rohto, (ロート製薬株式会社) has teamed up with Crypton Future Media (クリプトン・フューチャー・メディア株式会社) to give you Digi-Eye (ロート デジアイ), Rohto’s brand new line of eye care product featuring none other than the Vocaloid princess herself! Digi-Eye is an eye drop specially formulated to protect the windows to your soul from “blue light”. Some sources of blue light are computer monitors and even your mobile phone screens so if you spend too much time on either of these two devices, then it’s time for you to grab some Digi-Eye! Keep Reading
Here’s something new for The Legend of Zelda (ゼルダの伝説) fans. Hasbro, the famous toy company behind Furby, Play-Doh and Dungeons & Dragons, have finally let their most celebrated board game reach the land of Hyrule! The latest addition to the Monopoly series of board games comes in The Legend of Zelda edition.
So what should you be expecting in this version of Monopoly? For starters, the game is set in Hyrule so if you’ve played The Legend of Zelda, there will be places scattered around the board which are familiar to you including Hyrule Castle and Faron Woods. Keep Reading
Magical girls (魔法少女) have already staked their claim on the anime/manga genres with Sailor Moon (セーラームーン) from Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon (美少女戦士セーラームーン), Sakura Kinomoto (木之本 さくら) from Card Captor Sakura (カードキャプターさくら) and Madoka Kaname (鹿目 まどか) from Puella Magi Madoka Magica (魔法少女まどか☆マギカ) just to name a few famous faces of the said genre. Now, what happens when a guy transforms into a magical girl? You’ll get Mahou Shoujo Ore (魔法少女 俺). Keep Reading