video games

Sharin no Kuni Kickstarter campaign launches to localize dystopian-themed adult game

Another popular visual novel is headed West.

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One of Japan’s most famous manga artists marries professional cosplayer 31 years younger than him

The chime of wedding bells echoes across a decades-large age gap for the creator of anime/manga series Oh! My Goddess and character designer for the Tales video game franchise.

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Man’s feet begin rotting following six-day online gaming binge in Chinese Internet café

Parents often worry that too many video games will rot their kids’ brains, but maybe they should be worrying about their children’s feet instead.

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How many prizes can you win from Japanese arcade crane games with 10,000 yen?【Experiment】

Our resident UFO catcher expert reveals six tips for when you’ve got your eyes on the prize in the glass case.

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Pikachu gets pumped up, freaks us out with his newly muscular bod

Looks like Pikachu’s protein supplements and lifting regimen have been super effective.

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“Resident Weeaboo” – Swiss otaku’s parody of horror series features anime huggy pillows, insanity

Swiss super otaku Melonpan might just be the most bonkers Resident Evil fan on the internet…

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Cuddly Pikachu PC cushion will steal your heart, absolutely ruin your productivity

Plushie is half anime ergonomic aid, half heart-warming distraction.

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Japanese kids finally reclaim right to go to video game arcades at night with their parents

After-dinner family sticker pictures will soon be A-OK in the eyes of the law.

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Nintendo unveils two new limited-edition Pokémon 3DS units, and true fans will want both 【Photos】

Because it’s just too hard to choose between cute and cool.

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Pikachu teams up with popular ketchup maker for cute prize giveaway in Japan

The electric pokémon reveals his fondness for tomato sauce in this latest home-grown collaboration.

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Japanese man, 37, arrested on suspicion of stealing 300 anime trading cards from even older fan

Boys will be boys. Some men will be idiots.

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【Monday Kickstart】Adorable kitten cosplays as Japanese swordsman from popular game Touken Ranbu

This cosplaying kitten and his adorable poses are all you need to get through Monday.

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Real Life Yu-Gi-Oh! augmented reality prototype aims to make your duels as cool as the anime’s

Developer shows off ambitious fan project in preview video.

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And the winner of the Pokémon General Election is…

…not Pikachu?!?

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Idolmaster Korean drama finalists appear in two music videos ahead of final round of cuts 【Video】

Looks like fans and judges are going to have a tough time deciding who to keep and who to let go.

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Final Fantasy XII is getting an HD remake for PlayStation 4 【Video】

This isn’t one of Ondore’s lies. Gamers are really getting the chance to go back to Ivalice, and it’s never looked better.

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Metal Gear fans’ worst fear comes true as proud video game masterpiece becomes a pachinko machine

Depending on how cynical a gamer you are, this is either the last thing you expected, or the first.

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Twitter users claim Dragon Quest theme is eerily similar to university song, North Korea’s anthem

Observations from two users on Twitter have sparked a discussion of Dragon Quest influences past and present.

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July’s Monthly Pair Pikachu plushies are set to be the hottest/cutest couple on the beach

Apparently Pikachus aren’t such great swimmers, but that’s not going to stop these two from having some seaside fun.

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You can romance a pair of glasses in this new Japanese mobile dating sim

Finally, a dating sim for people who are attracted only to inanimate objects!

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