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Netflix Announces “Erased” Live-Action Release in Japan!

Netflix back at it again with the live-action anime adaptations. This time, Netflix has announced the Boku dake ga Inai Machi/ERASED series to premiere in Japan on December 15th, and release is planned for 190 different Netflix regions soon afterward.

Read more about this live-action adaptation after the break!

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Staff For “Uma Musume – Pretty Derby” Anime Listed

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Staff information about the anime for the “Uma Musume” multimedia project by Cygames, TOHO animation, and Lantis has been announced. It’s already been given that P.A. Works is producing the animation, but now we have the people leading the anime’s production!

Director: Kei Oikawa (Outbreak Company, This Art Club Has a Problem!)
Character designer/Animation Director: Yosuke Kabashima (D.Gray-man Hallow, Lord Marksman and Vanadis)
Series Composition: Akihiro Ishihara (Cygames), Sugiura Masafumi

Stay tuned for more news about the multimedia project, and be prepared for its release in 2018!

Steam’s Daily Deal: STEINS;GATE at 50% Off!

Steam’s Daily Deal is the visual novel Steins;Gate at $17.49, 50% off!

The Steam release for the visual novel by 5pb. and Nitroplus is on sale for today. For those unfamiliar, the synopsis for the story of Steins;Gate is below:

STEINS;GATE follows a rag-tag band of tech-savvy young students who discover the means of changing the past via mail, using a modified microwave. Their experiments into how far they can go with their discovery begin to spiral out of control as they become entangled in a conspiracy surrounding SERN, the organisation behind the Large Hadron Collider, and John Titor who claims to be from a dystopian future.

Interaction with the game takes place through the “phone trigger” system, where the player can receive calls and text messages and decide whether to reply to them or not, changing the outcome of the game’s plot.

Go get your copy of one of the highest rated visual novels now!

Steam Sale for CLANNAD Bundle and other VisualArt’s/KEY Games

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Take advantage of the current Steam sale of KEY’s visual novels, selling at a third of the original price! The most notable sale is the CLANNAD Bundle, which includes the CLANNAD HD Edition, CLANNAD Side Stories, and the sequel Tomoyo After. For fans of the CLANNAD anime, this is preeeeeetty nice. KEY’s other Steam offers also have largely-discounted prices; check out which after the break!

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Sekai Project Creates “Shining Song Starnova”, Idol Virtual Novel Kickstarter

Sekai Project has teamed up with Love in Space to create another mature visual novel, “Shining Song Starnova”, this time focusing on the experience of the idol industry. Play as the producer of seven aspiring-superstars attempting to find their moment to shine as idols. The project is being funded by Kickstarter, which was created on August 10 and ends on September 9. The Kickstarter is currently not fully funded, so for those who are interested, check it out and contribute! Find out more information and links to free demos after the break.

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Aniplex Celebrates Gurren Lagann’s 10th Anniversary at Otakon

For the people who missed it (like me), Gurren Lagann turned 10! To celebrate, Aniplex of America gathered the English dub cast and recounted the story of the dub’s production. Listen in on the voice actors’ memories throughout their involvement in the video, shown at Otakon 2017, after the break!

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Humble Sekai Project Bundle Available

Over fifteen video games by Sekai Project are available in a new Humble Bundle, available for 12 days. Sekai Project is known for their visual novels such as NEKOPARA and Rabi-Rabi, as well as older games such as Clannad. This Humble Bundle features both old and new releases, such as NEKOPARA Vol. 0, Vol. 1, and Vol. 2fault – milestone one and fault – milestone two side:above; and many others. Head on over to this Humble Bundle and get your games!

Funimation Hosts “Tales of Zestiria the X” Party

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With the final episode of Tales of Zestiria the X scheduled for April 29, Funimation tweeted an invitation to the finale party for the series. The event will be hosted live on the Funimation Facebook Page on Friday, April 28 at 3:30 – 5:30 pm EST. The party will also include a Q&A session, so for all you curious and inquisitive folk, mark your calendars!

Funimation’s tweet can be found after the break (teehee, I’ve always wanted to say that).

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