The World Ends with You: The Animation '90 second preview' video shared

Square Enix has uploaded the 90 second long preview video for The World Ends with You: The Animation that aired on TV yesterday in Japan. The full episode will be released sometime in 2021, and funimation will be in charge of the western localization.

Yo-kai Watch Jam: Yo-kai Academy Y - Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu "Elze Blasts In Multiplayer" DLC update gets a Japanese TV commercial

An update that's so big it needs a TV advertisement

A free update is coming to Yo-kai Watch Jam: Yo-kai Academy Y - Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu, adding online multiplayer, additional story content, new playable characters, and more. Full details on "DLC 1: Elze Blasts In Multiplayer" will be revealed at Level-5's TGS 2020 "Special Meeting", officially taking place on September 26th at 15:00 JST.

Check out the Japanese television commercial advertising the update in the video above, and view the newly introduced logo for the DLC below.

Sneak preview of The World Ends With You: The Animation Ep.1 airing in Japan on September 18th

Full episode releasing sometime in twewy-twewy-one!

The anime adaptation of the hit Square Enix game series "The World Ends With You" will be getting a special preview on Japanese television next week! The World Ends With You: The Animation will be fully released in 2021, with Funimation confirmed to be in charge of localization for the west.

Announced via the official Twitter account, a portion of episode 1 will be airing on MBS (Mainichi Broadcasting System) / TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System) on Friday, September 18th.

Following the airing, a week long (7 day) commemorative campaign will begin on Twitter. Details will be revealed on the same day as the broadcast.

Detention getting a live-action TV series adaptation

Following the release of a live-action movie based on the Taiwanese horror game in 2018, Detention will be getting an official TV series adaptation later this year. Planned for a premiere in Taiwan on PTV on December 5th, 2020, the show will take place in Cuihua Middle School, 30 years after the events of the game. An official localization has not been announced.

Ace Angler: Nintendo Switch Edition has sold 500,000 copies worldwide, new Summer 2020 update now available

The sales numbers have just gotten reel

Bandai Namco has announced that Ace Angler: Nintendo Switch Edition has officially sold 500,000 copies worldwide (despite not yet officially being available in the US or EU). A new Summer 2020 update went live recently, bringing plenty of new content to the unique fishing game. A new Japanese TV commercial has been released to advertise the free DLC, and you can check that out above! If you can't wait for the title to hopefully launch outside of Asia, a localized English version can also be imported.

TV series adaptation of 'My Friend Pedro' officially in the works, written and produced by John Wick co-creator

Time to go bananas!

Just last week, we heard rumblings that John Wick co-creator Derek Kolstad was pitching the idea for a TV series adaptation of Devolver Digital's My Friend Pedro. It looks like the pitch was successful, as Legendary Entertainment has acquired the rights for the project to begin production alongside DJ2 Entertainment and 87North Productions. Derek Kolstad will be writing and executive producing the upcoming R-rated dramedy series.

Executive producers also include: 87North's David Leitch (co-director of John Wick) & Kelly McCormick; DJ2's Johnson, Stephan Bugaj & Howard Bliss; and Mike Wilson (co-founder of Devolver Digital).

TV series adaptation of 'Disco Elysium' in the works from co-producer of the Sonic movie

Disco fever!

Variety has received an exclusive report that Disco Elysium is in the process of being turning into a TV series in a collaboration project between indie developer ZA/UM and production studio dj2 Entertainment.

The CEO and founder of dj2 Entertainment, Dmitri M. Johnson (co-producer for the Sonic movie), said "’Disco Elysium’ is a phenomenal property with an expansive world and unlimited potential. The dj2 team is truly thrilled about this extraordinary opportunity to be part of it all.”

The show is still in very early development, and a writer has still not signed on for the project. dj2 is actively meeting with writers in hopes of pitching the property sometime this year.

Super Mario Bros. Super Show nominated in 2013 Home Media Awards

The classic Super Mario Bros. Super Show is nominated under the ''Best Older TV Show on Disc'' category of the 2013 Home Media Magazine Awards. There it has joined the ranks of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and Masters of the Universe and the public has to vote for their favorites. Hit up the link below if you are interested in voting or learning more!


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