Mamoru Hosoda's announces next film "The Boy and the Beast"

Mamoru Hosoda announced in a conference that his next feature film Bakemono no Ko (The Boy and the Beast) will be released in July 2015 in Japan. Known for his previous films The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars and Wolf Children, Hosoda's films have been critically acclaimed. » 12/11/14 2:40pm 12/11/14 2:40pm

About the Cliché Love Story

The love story is one of the most common narrative features and is present in almost all storytelling mediums whether it be games, anime, books or movies. This is often presented in a number of different ways but by far the most common plotline is what I'll call the Lover's Journey, a plotline which is considered… » 11/03/14 9:15am 11/03/14 9:15am

Let's Deconstruct the Persona 5 Trailer

Today Atlus released a new trailer for the long anticipated Persona 5, showcasing the first real look at the setting and some of the characters in the game as well as revealing the game will now be coming to both PS3 and PS4 in 2015. Let's take a careful look and see what we can glean from this trailer. » 9/01/14 3:43pm 9/01/14 3:43pm

Ryse: Son of Rome is Worth Your Time

Ryse: Son of Rome is a historical action adventure game developed by Crytek and released on November 22, 2013 for Xbox One. Following Roman centurion Marius Titus, the game details his part in the defence of Rome against the barbarians as well as his quest to avenge his murdered father. Originally developed as a… » 6/17/14 10:10am 6/17/14 10:10am

Silver Spoon is Worth Your Time

Silver Spoon (Gin no Saji) is an ongoing manga series written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa and serialized in Weekly Shonen Sunday. It follows the adventures of Yugo Hachiken during his time as Yezo Agricultural High School after enrolling there to get away from the pressure put on him academically by his parents.… » 5/13/14 3:19pm 5/13/14 3:19pm

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky is Worth Your Time

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky is a Japanese role-playing game developed by Nihon Falcom for the PlayStation Portable. Published by XSEED in North America on April 6, 2011, the game follows Estelle and Joshua Bright on their journey across Liberl to find their missing father and become full-fledged members of… » 5/08/14 5:07pm 5/08/14 5:07pm