• KIN-CON 2014
    KIN-CON 2014 - A report and some photos

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

RINNE-feat

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

NEKOPARA

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.

Brains Base New Anime Project

Meguru

Brains Base has revealed the details of a new original anime project. Directed by Keiji Gotoh, it follows 13 year old Meguru, who meets an older girl by the same name, and gets drawn into the older Meguru’s fight against a mysterious organisation.

My little sister can’t be this robotic

Cocorobo Imouto ver

If you’ve been wanting a new imouto in your life, and have some money to spare, Sharp has released a new cleaning robot that has an imouto-persona built in. She talks, laughs, sings … and as a bonus she keeps your floor clean ;)

Sekai Project planning a English version of Clannad

Clannad

Back in August Sekai Project announced that they had licensed Clannad for English localisation. They have now posted their plans for the Kickstarter campaign to get the project funded. Reaching the initial $100,000 target will see the game released on Steam.

New Anime: Food Wars

food-wars

Souma dreams of becoming a chef and surpassing his father’s skills in cooking – to accomplish this he enters an elite culinary school that is difficult to get into, but even more difficult to graduate from. Maybe we’ll get to see some epic food fights?