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This Week In Imports: A New Challenger Appears, Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Out In Japan

By Spencer . August 25, 2014 . 4:00pm

Atlus has Persona 4 Arena Ultimax scheduled to come out in Japan this Thursday. While Persona 4 Arena Ultimax is a multiplatform release in West, the fighting game will only be released for PS3 in Japan.

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This Week In Imports: Bullet Girls Targets Japan

By Spencer . August 18, 2014 . 4:00pm

Years before Senran Kagura, D3 Publisher was dabbling with games heavy on fan service like Onechanbara and their Simple Series mahjong games.

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This Week In Imports: Hyrule Warriors Slices And Dices

By Spencer . August 11, 2014 . 4:00pm

Will Hyrule Warriors give Wii U a boost in Japan? While the Legend of Zelda series is more popular in the West, the Warriors series continues to grow in Japan.

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This Week In Imports: J-Horror And Marvelous Ninjas

By Spencer . August 4, 2014 . 4:00pm

Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson comes out this week and it’s the first game in Marvelous AQL’s popular series to include a playable male character.

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This Week In Imports: Super Sonico Sings Her Heart Out On 3DS

By Spencer . July 28, 2014 . 4:00pm

Nitroplus and Luminous Arc developer Imageepoch have Soni Pro set for release this week. The Nintendo 3DS title is an idol game starring Super Sonico

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This Week In Imports: Corpse Party Bleeds, Tokyo Goes Dungeon Crawling

By Spencer . July 21, 2014 . 4:00pm

Mages has a sequel to their Corpse Party series and Corpse Party: Blood Drive picks up right from Corpse Party: Book of Shadows.

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This Week In Imports: Atelier Shallie Casts A Spell In Japan

By Spencer . July 14, 2014 . 4:05pm

Koei Tecmo will release Atelier Shallie for PlayStation 3 on Thursday. The latest game in Gust’s popular alchemy series is not the only JRPG scheduled for release.

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This Week In Imports: Jibanyan Is Fired Up For More Yo-kai Watch

By Spencer . July 7, 2014 . 4:00pm

Yo-kai Watch is one of the big success stories from Japan. The Nintendo 3DS game sold over one million copies and launched a media franchise.

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This Week Imports: Spend Your Summer Vacation With Island Days

By Spencer . June 30, 2014 . 4:00pm

Island Days, a sequel to School Days with tower defense elements, is finally coming out. Klon worked with the original developers at Overflow to make the game which follows Makoto Ito who is stranded on an island with a bunch of his female classmates.

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This Week In Imports: Freedom Wars Set Free

By Spencer . June 23, 2014 . 5:00pm

OK, so PlayStation Vita only has Monster Hunter Frontier G, but Sony Computer Entertainment Japan keeps filling the void with interesting games like Soul Sacrifice and now Freedom Wars.

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This Week In Imports: Gotta Draw Them All

By Spencer . June 16, 2014 . 4:01pm

Pokémon Art Academy, a mix of Nintendo’s Art Academy series and Pokémon, comes out for Nintendo 3DS this week. Bandai Namco will also release Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures as Pac World in Japan.

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This Week In Imports: Persona Goes Dungeon Crawling

By Spencer . June 2, 2014 . 4:00pm

Atlus will release Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth in Japan on Thursday. The Nintendo 3DS game brings characters from Persona 3 and Persona 4 into an Etrian Odyssey style game.

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This Week In Imports: Love For Arcana Heart 3 And Sword Art Online

By Spencer . May 26, 2014 . 4:00pm

Mario Kart 8 will race on to Japan’s sales charts with a worldwide release this week too along with Noire’s Neptunia spinoff.

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This Week In Imports: Infamous: Second Son Arrives In Japan

By Spencer . May 19, 2014 . 4:00pm

Konami’s other major video game series, World Soccer Winning Eleven, makes its debut in Japan too alongside Amnesia World for PlayStation Vita.

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This Week In Imports: Sonic Gets A Head Start Over Mario Kart

By Spencer . May 12, 2014 . 4:00pm

While it’s been out in the West for over a year, Sega is just about to release Sonic All-Stars Racing: Transformed in Japan.

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This Week In Imports: Denpa Men Fly West While Japan Is On Golden Week

By Spencer . May 5, 2014 . 4:00pm

No imports this week since Japan’s release schedule has been quieted by Golden Week. There are a couple of Japanese games heading to North America, though.

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