NIS America bringing Time and Eternity to the US this Summer


NIS America announced that Imageepoch’s Time and Eternity will be coming to North America shores this Summer. Released back in October 2012 in Japan, Time and Eternity is called the first HD Animation RPG that follows Princess Toki as she travels back in time to stop a tragedy from occurring during her wedding. The … Continue reading

Ghost in the Shell: Arise casting, artworks, and more news


Today more information was revealed about Ghost In The Shell: Arise. Production I.G. will produce four 50 minute OVAs that will run in Japanese theaters before they are released on Blu-ray/DVD. The release dates for the first OVA (border 1: Ghost Pain) is June 22nd in theaters and Blu-ray/DVD on … Continue reading

Katsucon Pre-Coverage and Guide: An East Coast Fan Convention

Carmilla Cosplay

Photo by Lawrence Brenner For many con-goers and cosplayers on the East Coast, Katsucon begins con season. Currently held in the beautiful Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, it provides wonderful settings for photoshoots inside and outside the convention center. Katsucon has always provided a diverse … Continue reading

Otakon has announced T.M. Revolution as musical guest

TM Revolution

Today Otakon announced that T.M. Revolution will be returning to Otakon as a musical guest. He held his US debut at Otakon ten years ago in 2003, so it’s nice to see him returning. T.M. Revolution, (whose real name is Takanori Nishikawa) is a well known anime singer, having performed … Continue reading

Reaction to Superman vs. Goku Death Battle

Talk about nerd rage. The amount of response Screw Attack got from their Goku vs. Superman episode is off the charts. Of course, DBZ fans seem to be a little more vocal than Superman fans. Many loyal Goku fans were not happy with the outcome of the highly anticipated match. Some have … Continue reading

Temco Koei America releasing Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk on March 5th


If you are a fan of the previous Atelier series, then you know that near the end of 2011 Tecmo Koei had acquired Atelier series developer Gust, which for most of the PS2 and PS3 era (including the 1 DS title), NIS America had been localizing and releasing in North America and Europe. … Continue reading

Umineko: When They Cry Volume 1 & 2 review – a mystery even to me


Oh holiday seasons, so many games to play and family things to do, sometimes it’s easy to miss the simple things like staying home and watching animes, including those with 28 episodes. In December, NIS America released for the first time in the US Umineko: When They Cry Volume. One anime … Continue reading

Hyperdimension Neptunia anime to air in Summer 2013


Famitsu has announced that the video game series, Hyperdimension Neptunia, will be getting an anime adaption next Summer. The games are created by Compile Heart in Japan and localized by NIS America, which has already released Hyperdimension Neptunia and Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk. 2 for the PlayStation 3. No announcements of the anime … Continue reading

Love Live! School Idol Project coming to Crunchyroll and already licensed by NIS America


It was announced that Crunchyroll would be adding the anime Love Live! School Idol Project to it’s schedule starting January 8th. It was announced a few days later that NIS America had already procured the licence for the anime here in the US meaning they will be the releasing the anime … Continue reading

Sword Art Online – Kirito Figma announced


Sword Art Online is currently at episode 24, after Kirito awakens two years after being trapped in SAO. He then travels to Alfheim Online to save Asuna. Last week Kotobukiya announced a 1/8 scale statue of Asuna will be released in 2013. Today Good Smile company announced a Kirito Figma. [portfolio_slideshow id=113076] Kirito … Continue reading

Live-action Rurouni Kenshin Movie Review

Rurouni Kenshin is a movie based off of the beloved Japanese manga of the same name. In short, the story revolves around the main character, Himura Kenshin (Takeru Sato), also referred to often as Hitokiri Battosai. He fought during the terrible Bakumatsu wars in Japan as a highly trained killer, … Continue reading

Interview with Mass Effect: Paragon Lost composers Joshua R. Mosley & David Kates

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The Mass Effect trilogy story continues on in the upcoming anime film, Mass Effect: Paragon Lost, starring Freddie Prinze, Jr. as James Vega. With the release of the Blu-ray/DVD heading soon on December 28, 2012, Nerd Reactor had a chance to interview the composers behind the animated movie, Joshua R. Mosley … Continue reading