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Hatsune Miku Promoted as Covid-19 Prevention Supporter

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Hatsune Miku Promoted as Covid-19 Prevention Supporter

Today, Hatsune Miku got promoted as a Covid-19 Prevention Supporter by the Cabinet Secrariat in Japan. Here is the announcement video.Here is an official tweet by the Cabinet Secrariat.「#コロナ対策サポーター」である バーチャル・シンガー の #初音ミク さんから #メッセージ動画 をいただきました。公開先はこちら https://t.co/X6JzYLMtbj pic.twitter.com/oqDT438h46— 新型コロナウイルス感染症対策推進...

 14, 2020   
Category  Culture
Mori Calliope Vtuber's Rap Videos

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Mori Calliope Vtuber's Rap Videos

Recently, a Hololive EN Vtuber named Mori Calliope has made her debut with a rap video called “Excuse My Rudeness, But Could You Please RIP?”/ 失礼しますが、RIP. The video has garnered 700k+ views since September 12. Here's the rap video.Personally, I find her rapping to be pretty cool and addicting to listen. The foul language context matches quite well and along the English and Japanese combinat...

 16, 2020   
Category  Music
Uzaki-chan Vtuber Plays Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

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Uzaki-chan Vtuber Plays Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

A few days ago, Uzaki-chan officially made her debut as a Vtuber. She interacts with Sakurai-senpai and plays Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Here's the video. As for the time of this writing, there is no announcement of Uzaki-chan continuing as a Vtuber. It seems the Vtuber video was primarily a promotion for the Uzaki-chan wa Asobitai! anime. Correction: Previous videos existed....

 03, 2020   
Category  Culture
Muv-Luv photonmelodies♮ on Steam

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Muv-Luv photonmelodies♮ on Steam

Recently, Muv-Luv photonmelodies♮ got released on Steam. The game is a visual novel that has three adventure stories and one of them is a sequel to Muv-Luv Alternative. Current special 10% off release price is $26.99 or ¥2821.85 until August 5. For more details, check out the store page. Here's the opening trailer.Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/889710/Official Website: https://muvluv.co...

 31, 2020   
Category  Games
The Rise of Fate Vtubers?

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The Rise of Fate Vtubers?

Because of the recent Fate/Extra announcement stream featuring Vtuber Rin, it seems TYPE-MOON studio BB and TYPE-MOON could be planning for more future Vtubers streams. Here's their archived stream. In the past, they've did a live stream featuring Nero during April Fools 2014 on Niconico.Also, similarly, a fan produced an unofficial Fate/Stay night Saber stream with a British accent English voice ...

 27, 2020   
Category  Culture
WEBGYM Fitness App has Vtuber Trainer

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WEBGYM Fitness App has Vtuber Trainer

So I've discovered a Japanese fitness app called WEBGYM. When I checked it out deeper, I surprisingly saw an anime girl in their lessons selection. They have their own exclusive Vtuber Trainer named 朝比奈さくら / Asahina Sakura. Sakura's exercises in the app is pretty cool. Also, I like her character design and voice. And, half of her target audience is aimed towards children. But, unfortunately,...

 25, 2020   
Category  Culture
Fate/EXTELLA LINK JP Mobile Port has English

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Fate/EXTELLA LINK JP Mobile Port has English

Yesterday, I decided to buy the new Fate/EXTELLA LINK Japanese mobile port on the iOS app store and it surprisingly turns out that it has the English language option. So far, the mobile port is fantastic aside from the already existing English translation. I liked the controls, graphics and the smooth gameplay itself on my iPhone 6S. But, the minor complaints I have is there's currently no cloud s...

 24, 2020   
Category  Games
Fate/EXTELLA and Fate/EXTELLA LINK Mobile Release

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Fate/EXTELLA and Fate/EXTELLA LINK Mobile Release

Recently, Fate/EXTELLA and Fate/EXTELLA LINK got released on mobile for Japan. The games are hack n slash RPGs based on the Fate series. Price is ¥2,440 with additional separate costume DLC packs. Here's the trailers. According to the official Fate/EXTELLA twitter account's tweet and store page, Link will not have multiplayer support. Fate/EXTELLAiOS: https://apps.apple.com/jp/app/id1502951061Andr...

 23, 2020   
Category  Games
RPG Sale on Hunble Bundle Store

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RPG Sale on Hunble Bundle Store

Humble Bundle Store is currently having an RPG sale. Games include Sword Art Online, Dragon Ball Z Katarot, Ni No Kuni, Tales Of and more. Discounts can be up to 90% off for 6 days. For more details, check out the sale page. Here's a trailer for Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet. Humble Bundle: https://www.humblebundle.com/store/promo/rpg-sale/...

 21, 2020   
Category  Games
Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town on Steam

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Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town on Steam

STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town got on Steam. The game is a farming adventure simulator and port of the original version with new changes or additions. Price is $49.99 or ¥5361.35. For more details, check out the store page. Here's a trailer.Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/978780/Official Website: http://www.storyofseasons.com/fomt/...

 17, 2020   
Category  Games
Arknights EN Cheaters got Caught

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Arknights EN Cheaters got Caught

Recently, Arknights EN announced that they detected some cheaters. They will be banned and corresponding players will be warned. Here's the announcement tweet.Dear Doctor, Recently, we noticed that some players have been using cheats, plug-ins, or third-party software to modify in-game data. Accounts related to such behavior will be banned and the corresponding players will be warned. Thank you fo...

 17, 2020   
Category  Arknights
GRANRODEO Free Online 15th Anniversary Concert

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GRANRODEO Free Online 15th Anniversary Concert

A J-Rock band called GRANRODEO will be hosting a free to watch online concert in celebration of their 15th anniversary. The band is involved for anime songs like Kuroko's Basketball, Bungo Stray Dogs, and Baki the Grappler, and more. Concert time and date is on 19:30 on July 31 JST. For details, check out their YouTube channel.Concert Live Stream: https://youtu.be/aP_HSmB2b3AOfficial YouTube Chann...

 15, 2020   
Category  Music
 Nande Koko ni Sensei ga!? and TenPuru Manga Debut Campaign on Book Walker

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Nande Koko ni Sensei ga!? and TenPuru Manga Debut Campaign on Book Walker

BookWalker Global is currently having their exclusive debut campaign for Nande Koko ni Sensei ga!? (Why the Hell Are You Here, Teacher?!) and TenPuru English version Volume 1 manga. Current special 50% off price is $5.50 or ¥604 until August 13. Also, Nande Koko ni Sensei ga!? Volume 2 will include a bonus color booklet. For more details, check out the campaign page.Book Walker: https://global.boo...

 15, 2020   
Category  Manga
Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris on Steam

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Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris on Steam

Today, Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris got released on Steam. The game is a JRPG similarly following the Sword Art Online Alicization arc anime/light novels with some alterations. Month 1 edition offer includes exclusive 4 costumes until August 13. Price is $59.99 or ¥6422.47. For more details, check out the store page. Here's the opening trailer.Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1009...

 10, 2020   
Category  Games
Arknights Boiling Blood Official Music Video

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Arknights Boiling Blood Official Music Video

Recently, Arknights EN and JP channels have released their next music video called Boiling Blood. The song is great and they've been releasing songs back to back. Here's the video.However, the previous Last of Me music video isn't uploaded on the JP channel....

 09, 2020   
Category  Arknights
 Danmachi Volume 1-3 Sale on BookWalker

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Danmachi Volume 1-3 Sale on BookWalker

BookWalker Global has recently started the Danmachi sale campaign. The sale will include English version Chronicle Episode Lyu and Sword Oratoria light novel and manga volumes 1 to 3. Sale will end on June 28. For more details, check out the campaign page. BookWalker: https://global.bookwalker.jp/select/132/...

 24, 2020   
Category  LightNovels
Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 on Steam

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Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 on Steam

Recently, Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 got released on Steam. The game is 2D side scrolling action and sequel to the first game. Current special 20% off release price is $15.99 or ¥1708.22 until June 28. For more details, check out the store page. Here's a trailer.Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1065180/Official Website: http://www.gunvolt.com/GV2/...

 23, 2020   
Category  Games
Playism Anniversary Bundle on Humble Bundle

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Playism Anniversary Bundle on Humble Bundle

Today, Humble Bundle has launched the Playism anniversary bundle sale. The price tiers include One Way Heroics, Momodora: Reverie Under The Moonlight, Lost Technology, LiEat and more. Sale will last for 13 days. For more details, check out the bundle page. Here's a trailer for Lost Technology. Humble Bundle: https://www.humblebundle.com/games/playism-anniversary...

 19, 2020   
Category  Games
Princess Connect! Re:Dive Anime and Game Openings Comparison Thoughts

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Princess Connect! Re:Dive Anime and Game Openings Comparison Thoughts

The openings for Princess Connect! Re:Dive mobile game and anime has very different styles. Here's a video that compares them. Personally, I really like the anime version opening compared to the game opening. The anime version just gives a nice KonoSuba style vibe and seems to be much more lively. An example is the Gourmet Guild doing their questing, and it's exactly not in the original opening. (...

 17, 2020   
Category  Anime
Slay the Spire Mobile Release

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Slay the Spire Mobile Release

Recently, Slay the Spire mobile got released on the app store. The game is a highly popular PC/console rogue-like deckbuilder RPG that got ported to mobile. Also, it got released in Japan with Japanese language option. Price is $9.99 or ¥1,220. For more details, check out the app store page. Here's a trailer.iOS: https://apps.apple.com/app/slay-the-spire/id1491530147Official Website: https://www.h...

 16, 2020   
Category  Games
MixBox Streaming Program Coming Soon

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MixBox Streaming Program Coming Soon

Bandai Namco Arts will be launching a free streaming service called MixBox. The 24/7 service will feature video contents and songs under the Lantis music label. In addition, there will be a funding service for artists called MixUp!. Also, they will be having a 24 hour vimeo/YouTube live stream for beta testing on June 12. For more details, check out their official website and Twitter. Official Web...

 11, 2020   
Category  Music
Bandai Namco 4 Bundle on Humble Bundle

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Bandai Namco 4 Bundle on Humble Bundle

A reminder that Humble Bundle is currently having the Bandai Namco 4 bundle sale which has 3 days left remaining. Certain price tiers include PAC-MAN 256, .hack//G.U. Last Recode, Tales of Berseria, and more. For more details and price tiers, check out their bundle page. Here's a trailer for Tales of Berseria.Humble Bundle: https://www.humblebundle.com/games/bandai-namco-4...

 30, 2020   
Category  Games
qdopp’s 2020 Light Novels Awards on Honeyfeed

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qdopp’s 2020 Light Novels Awards on Honeyfeed

Recently, qdopp has launched free to read English version light novels on Honeyfeed. The light novels are award winning from the Open World Novel Project contest in Japan. Winning titles include I’m Taking Revenge for My Murdered Classmates Using Weapons Made from Their Souls / 『クラスメイトを全員殺された俺はその魂を武器にして復讐する』, Burned Out Heroes / 『 バーンドアウトヒーローズ』 and It’s...

 27, 2020   
Category  LightNovels
Moe! Ninja Girls RPG Release

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Moe! Ninja Girls RPG Release

Recently, Moe! Ninja Girls RPG go on the app stores. The game is a free to play mobile RPG about a Legendary Ninja main character and ninja girls in school. For more details, check out the official website. Here's a trailer.Official Website: https://rpg.ninjagirls.moe/...

 21, 2020   
Category  Games