Pokemon Generations Animated Short Series Announced; Will Be Broadcast on Youtube

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In a rather surprising announcement The Pokemon Company have today unveiled Pokemon Generations; a brand new anime series which will take viewers ‘through the generations’ of the Pokemon games and explore previously untold stories from popular characters and events from within the franchise… or so the Youtube Description explains. Read more of this post

Awesome Japan Announces Chuya-Den Kickstarter Campaign

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Awesome Japan, in collaberation with Japanese animation studio WAO WORLD! have recently announced that their newest Kickstarter campaign CHUYA-DEN – To Regain The Missing Sun is now active and ready for your support.

CHUYA-DEN – The Night and Day Chronicles is a new feature-length-film animation that will see a group of children/teenagers do battle with the ghostly force known as Yokai in attempt to restore their world and protect it from danger. The Kickstarter campaign, which has a target of $100,000, is an attempt at bringing Yoshiyuki Kaneko‘s dream into animated reality with full Japanese voice cast.
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Kenji Itoso Launches His Next Anime-Themed Kickstarter; Introducing Coluboccoro

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Following on from the success of his previous two kickstarter campaigns Kenji Itoso, a producer known for his work on Yu-Gi-Oh! and Santa’s Company, has today launched his latest Kickstarter campaign; introducing Coluboccoro.

The story of Coluboccoro will follow a young girl named Suzu as she stumbles upon the forest spirit Coluboccoro; Together they take to the skies visiting an unseen land where a grand adventure and mystery unfolds.

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A Closer Look at the Anime Content Included with Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime’s Longest Day

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It’s not often we cover games on this site, but seeing as Namco Bandai Games upcoming  PS3 release of Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime’s Longest Day contains a combination of anime movies and games we have decided to share what we know currently know about the title, namely the basic synopsis for the four included movies and a quick overview of the gameplay.

As you may already be aware Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime’s Longest Day is collection of four animated short films and a 2.5D platforming shooter, with all five titles combining together to create an ultimate (and natural) blend of anime and gaming. The game is the main selling point, as it sees Ranko in a fast-paced platforming shooter killing demons using her violin and bow, whereby different attacks can be performed and chained together for combos and higher scores. Speed  and kill count is crucial in this game, especially if you are wanting to top the leader boards. Read more of this post