JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle Fighting Game Gets Western Release

Namco Bandai Games has announced that JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle fighting game will be released on PS3 in North America, Europe, and Australasia in 2014.

The game includes characters from across all eight parts of Hirohiko Araki’s long-running JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure manga, and was originally shipped in Japan on 29 August. CyberConnect2 developed the game, with Hiroshi Matsuyama directing.

New Attack on Titan Trailer Released

The anime production company Pony Canyon has released a new trailer for the Attack on Titan anime. The series is set to premiere on 6 April.

The original, award-winning manga (written by Hajime Isayama) is set in a world where giants named Titans roam the world outside of walled enclaves that humans live in; the Titans are devoid of humanity and seek only to devour humans. In the anime, Yuuki Kaji voices Eren, a boy who dreams of the world outside the walls and enlists in the training corps to fight the Titans; Yui Ishikawa plays Mikasa, a girl who was rescued by Eren when they were younger; and Marina Inoue plays Armin, a friend of Eren and Mikasa, who teaches Eren of the outside world.

Tetsuro Araki (Death NoteHighschool of the DeadGuilty Crown) is directing the series at Wit Studio (in cooperation with Production I.G), Yasuko Kobayashi (Shakugan no ShanaClaymoreJoJo’s Bizarre Adventure) is the head writer and Kyoji Asano (Psycho-PassTokyo Marble Chocolate) is the character designer.

First Promo for Hyperdimension Neptunia Anime Released

The official website for the anime adaptation of the Hyperdimension Neptunia role-playing game has released its first promotional video for the series. The video introduces the main characters and features the song “Dimension tripper” by nao.

The main staff of the series have also been announced; Masahiro Mukai (episode director of Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Kuroko’s Basketball) is directing the series at David Production (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure), Shogo Yasukawa (Hayate the Combat Butler) is the scriptwriter and Hitomi Takechi (key animator on Fullmetal Alchemist) is adapting Tsunako’s original character designs for the anime.

First Preview of Attack on Titan Anime Adaptation

An initial preview of the anime adaptation of Hajime Isayama’s Attack on Titan award-winning manga has been released. The anime is set to be released in spring 2013.

The original manga is set in a world where giants named Titans roam the world outside of walled enclaves that humans live in; the Titans are devoid of humanity and seek only to devour humans.

Tetsuro Araki (Death Note, Highschool of the Dead, Guilty Crown) is directing the series at Wit Studio (in cooperation with Production I.G), Yasuko Kobayashi (Shakugan no Shana, Claymore, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure) is the head writer and Kyoji Asano (Psycho-Pass, Tokyo Marble Chocolate) is the character designer.

Yuuki Kaji voices Eren, a boy who dreams of the world outside the walls and enlists in the training corps to fight the Titans; Yui Ishikawa plays Mikasa, a girl who was rescued by Eren when they were younger; and Marina Inoue plays Armin, a friend of Eren and Mikasa, who teaches Eren of the outside world.