Winter 2015 Anime Release Preview


Information about new series releasing in the Winter 2014/15 season, with storylines, trailers and release dates.

Hyper Dimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 Coming Steam

Hyperdimension Neptunia Rebirth1

Hyper Dimention Neptunia Re;Birth1, which was previously only available on the Playstation Vita, will be released on Steam on the 28th of January

Anime vs Reality – Things aren’t quite what they seem


Some lovers of anime tend to base a lot of their knowledge of Japan off what they see in anime – but this sometimes means they are a little off the mark. Here are a couple of examples.

Cosplay Cape Town 3rd Year Anniversary & Picnic

Picnic 10

As we approach the end of the year, we are also approaching what will be the third anniversary of the first Cosplay Cape Town picnic. At the same time, the community will be having it’s 10th picnic, and because of these two factors, the organisers have decided to try and make this coming picnic the biggest and best picnic to
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If My Heart Had Wings VN to be added to Steam

If My Heart Had Wings

The award winning visual novel, If My Heart Had Wings, will be released on Steam on the 24th of November. Join protagonist Aoi and his friends as they try to resurrect their school’s Soaring Club and construct a glider of their own.

Ikebukuro Cosplay Festival draws thousands

Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festival

Animate Ltd and Nico Nico teamed up to organise the Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festival – an event attended by 10,000 cosplayers and over 50,000 visitors from across the world over the course of the two days that the festival took place.

Kyoukai no Rinne gets anime


Rumiko Takahashi’s Kyoukai no Rinne has been green-lit for anime production – the series follows a young girl with the ability to see ghosts. It is scheduled to run for 25 episodes starting in April 2015.

Sekai Project adds Nekopara Vol 1 to Steam Greenlight


Sekai Project has added NEKO WORK’s NEKOPARA to Steam Greenlight – and it took about a day for the project to be greenlit. Planned release for the all-ages version on Steam is set as Winter 2014.