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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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This Week In Imports: Relax This Golden Week With Golf, Mario Golf

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

Also, Mackenzie from Touch Detective returns with a Nintendo 3DS game and Ubisoft will release Child of Light in Japan.

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This Week In Imports: More Musical Final Fantasy, More Sword Art Online

By Spencer . April 21, 2014 . 4:57pm

Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment makes its debut for Vita. This is the Japanese version of the game and since an English/Chinese version is in the works it might be better to hold off for that.

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This Week In Imports: Phoenix Wright Is On The Case

By Spencer . April 14, 2014 . 4:00pm

While the collection has only been announced for Japan, Ace Attorney 123 has English and Japanese language options.

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This Week In Imports: Super Robot Taisen Brings The Mecha To PS3

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

While Bandai Namco Games has released some Super Robot Taisen titles for PlayStation 3, The 3rd Super Robot Taisen Z is the first mainline game in the series for PS3.

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This Week In Imports: Naturally, PS4 Gets A Tactical RPG

By Spencer . March 31, 2014 . 4:30pm

PlayStation 3 is home to a number of strategy RPG series including Disgaea and XCOM. Natural Doctrine, the first game internally developed by Kadokawa Games, is a brand new tactical RPG and the first game in the genre for PlayStation 4.

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This Week In Imports: A Lovely Week For Hatsune Miku

By Spencer . March 24, 2014 . 3:57pm

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd will perform on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita this Thursday. Sega’s music game is joined by a suite of romance games including New Love Plus+, Hakuoki SSL: Sweet School Life, and Golden Time Vivid Memories.