Earlier this month, Lupin III creator Kazuhiko Kato passed away. This week, Kazuo Koike, who created such landmark manga as Lone Wolf and Club and Lady Snowblood, has died.
This week in Tokyo, a Tom And Jerry exhibition opened to celebrate the upcoming 80th anniversary of the cartoon cat and mouse.
We know the Sega Genesis Mini is small, but I don’t believe we have seen it side-by-side with the original console. That is, until now.
In late March, Sega revealed that the Sega Genesis Mini (Mega Drive Mini) will include forty games. Ten of those games were announced. Today, Sega divulged ten more.
The latest update for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate had a bumpy rollout, with it hard for players unable to download and connect. However, once they could, some of them did the inevitable. They drew dicks.
That is, paint them awesomely. You know, like Lunumbra does.
Spring is in the air. But that’s not all. Anime is, too! Which new shows are you watching?
Manga artist Kazuhiko Kato, better known by his pen name Monkey Punch, has passed away. According to Mantan Web, Kato died from pneumonia on April 11. He was 81 years old.
At a recent SNK investors event in South Korea, exec Ge Zhihui reportedly said that a Neo-Geo 2 and Neo-Geo 3 are in the planning stage. Details are scant, but these are apparently not Neo-Geo Mini successors. Also announced was a new Metal Slug in development for home consoles.
The Netflix stop-motion animation Rilakkuma and Kaoru is about the daily life of a young woman and her lazy roommate. The character Rilakkuma means “relaxing bear,” and everyone thought it was, well, just a bear. In this show, apparently, it’s not.
A Persona 5 themed air-soft gun is going on sale in Japan. Priced at 24,000 yen ($214), this Joker model has “The Phantom” and “Trickster” emblazoned next to the Phantom Thieves of Hearts logo.
Would you like to work on Hayao Miyazaki’s new movie? Well, you can certainly apply if you live in Japan, know Japanese and have digital paint skills.