Japanese anime ‘My Hero Academia’ theme song creator accused of assaulting girlfriend

The Metropolitan Police Department headquarters is seen in this file photo. (Mainichi/Kenji Yoneda) TOKYO — Japanese musician Kiro Akiyama, who is known for writing and singing the theme song for popular anime “My Hero Academia,” was arrested on Nov. 23 on suspicion of assaulting his girlfriend, the … Read more

Disney’s Haunted Mansion Is Getting an Anime Makeover

Disney Parks houses some of the world’s greatest attractions, and several of its original rides have spawned fandoms of their own. From the Jungle Cruise to Figment’s Journey Into Imagination, Disney fans have their favorites, but few can compare to The Haunted Mansion. The dark ride has endeared millions over the years, and now, the … Read more

Japan 0-1 Costa Rica LIVE! World Cup 2022 result, match stream and latest updates today

Costa Rica put a huge dent in Japan’s hopes of reaching the World Cup last-16 as they recovered from their hammering by Spain to claim a surprise 1-0 victory in Group E on Sunday. Keysher Fuller’s 81st-minute effort, Costa Rica’s first shot on target in a dreary game, stunned the drum-beating Japanese fans in the … Read more

Japanese Charts: Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Dominate With Over 2.5 Million Units Sold

Image: The Pokémon Company / Nintendo We have the latest Japanese Charts data and, as expected, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet have absolutely demolished the competition, selling an astonishing 2,537,292 units in the duos first week of sale. This milestone was more than enough to knock Splatoon 3 off the top spot, but Nintendo’s shooter still … Read more

Joy for Japan but Germany’s worst nightmare! Winners, losers and ratings from another World Cup upset

FIFA….again: In this most controversial of World Cups, the Germany team may just have provided one of the defining images. As Flick’s team lined up for its pre-match photo, each of their 11 players placed a hand over their mouth, a simple but effective message to FIFA, the tournament’s organisers, who earlier this week threatened … Read more

Video: Here’s An Extended Look At Fire Emblem Engage For Nintendo Switch

Image: Nintendo Update [Wed 23rd Nov, 2022 13:30 GMT]: Previously available in Japanese only, Nintendo has now published the new five minute trailer for Fire Emblem Engage in English, titled ‘Engaging With Emblems’. The trailer gives us a little more information on how the series’ returning characters will play a part in battles as Emblems. … Read more

Surprise! Hamster Is Bringing The Hardest Tetris Series To Switch eShop Next Week

Image: via Famitsu / Arika, Hamster Corp If you think you’ve played all the Tetris games, think again! The Japan-only 1998 title Tetris: The Grand Master will be receiving a Switch eShop release next week on December 1st. Hamster Corp will be adding this Arika title to its well-known Arcade Archive series, so there’s a … Read more

Japan gives up becoming the fourth country to land on the moon after its lunar probe goes dark

Lost in space! Japan gives up becoming the fourth country to land on the moon after its lunar probe that launched aboard Artemis I went dark – the craft’s solar power cells were facing AWAY from the sun Japan’s OMOTENASHI launched aboard NASA’s Artemis I mission Wednesday The ground team was unable to  communicate with … Read more

Sprigatito Is Pokémon Scarlet And Violet’s Most Popular Starter, According To Famitsu Survey

Image: Nintendo Life Pokémon Scarlet and Violet has released worldwide today, with many getting their hands on the game for the first time and being immediately faced with that franchise-old question: which starter will you pick? We asked you lovely lot this very same question of the Generation IX starters back when they were first … Read more

Yuji Naka Reportedly Arrested During Square Enix Insider Trading Investigation

Image: via Twitter (@nakayuji) Yuji Naka – the co-creator of Sonic and the more recent release Balan Wonderworld – has reportedly been arrested during an ongoing Square Enix insider trading investigation. This follows the arrest of Square Enix employees Taisuke Sazaki and Fumiaki Suzuki, who allegedly acquired stock in Japanese game development company ‘Aiming’ prior … Read more