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Today In Japan, June 3, 2013

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Commercials, commercials everywhere in today’s news, as well as new screens of the new Atelier and Killer is Dead games. New screens and characters have been revealed for the upcoming Escha and Logy Atelier ~Tasogare no Sora no Renkinjutsushi~.  A strong yet airheaded sword-wielder named Linca, a veteran official at the so-called “Corseit branch” named Marion Quin, the hard-nosed head …

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Today In Japan, May 30, 2013

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News on the new Ace Attorney, announcement of a new Oreimo game, and a new card game coming to Japanese arcades this summer. The game studio Level 5 has announced of a new subsidiary called UNIPLAY, which will be geared towards making smartphone games.  Their lineup already includes new titles such as Wonder Flick, Chikyuu Kaimetsuteki B-kyuu Kanojo, and Mashin Station. The …

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Today In Japan, May 29, 2013

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Plenty of visual novel ports, a gameplay trailer for Valhalla Knights 3, and more news about Digimon as the release date approaches. The Vita version of the visual novel Grisaia no Kajitsu -Le Fruit de la Grisaia- has been announced to release in August this year.  The port will feature improved CG quality, touch screen interaction, although you the game …

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Today In Japan, May 23, 2013

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News on preorders for the new Final Fantasy, Gundam Breaker, and DLC for the new Shin Megami Tensei today in Japan. Preorders have been made available for the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV.  The bonus items in the collector’s edition include the Helmet of Light from FFI, a Coeurl mount, a set of armor for your Chocobo, and a non-combat pet.  Physical bonuses will be the usual OST, …

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Today In Japan, May 22, 2013

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A lot of news about Witch and the Hundred Knights, a new gameplay trailer for Shin Megami Tensei 4, and the announcement of the Prism Ilya game. New characters and game elements have been revealed for Majo to Hyakkihei (Witch and the Hundred Knights).  The existence of a race of fish people, a race of winged people (this could be anthropomorphized birds …

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Today In Japan, May 15, 2013

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Today marks the release of Summon Night 5, an announcement regarding the release of FFVII International, and the release date for Killer is Dead has finally been announced. A new browser game in the vein of Romance of the Three Kingdoms but with a space theme called Star Galaxy has announced by Square Enix X Yahoo! JAPAN, but the open …

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Today In Japan, May 14, 2013

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An announcement about the new Nobunaga no Yabou game, new features implemented in the MMO Onigiri, and more is revealed about Engage Knights. Techmo Koei’s held a press conference for their upcoming game Nobunaga no Yabou・Souzou.  A focus on three main points-reality, dynamics, and dramatics-was announced to be focused on in the new game.  Plans for DLC were also announced for …

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Today In Japan, May 13, 2013

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Great news for Final Fantasy fans, a character reveal for Shin Sekaiju, and more information on Valhalla Nights 3. New information on Final Fantasy XIV Shinsei Eorzea has been released, revealing the new enemy monsters referred to as Banzoku and Banshin.  The game has yet to have a release date, but a Beta test is available for application on PS3 …

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Today In Japan, May 10, 2013

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Lots of new information on Millenium no Shoujo, yet another update on Shin Megami Tensei 4, and possibly the most scantily-clad character in Dragon’s Crown is introduced. The rather popular Yahoo! online card game called MonsterXDragon received a new update today, adding 23 new cards to the game. Though it has been kept under wraps for quite some time now, details …

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Today In Japan, May 8, 2013

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An updated version of Arcana Hearts 3, more news on the upcoming Shin Sekaiju, and two new games on 3DS for the boys and girls. Arcana Hearts 3 LOVE MAX!!!!! has released today in arcades all over Japan.  The updated version features new balance changes and a new game element called Arcana Eclipse.  The new feature can be viewed in …

Grant MikuriyaToday In Japan, May 8, 2013