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This Week In Imports: Anime Characters Clash In Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax

By Spencer . November 10, 2014 . 4:01pm

Characters from Sword Art Online, Durarara!!, Ro-Kyu-Bu and Sega’s Virtua Fighter series will rumble in Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax.

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This Week In Imports: Lego Movie Builds A Bridge To Japan

By Spencer . November 3, 2014 . 4:00pm

There’s one release in Japan this week, The Lego Movie Videogame which comes out for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS.

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This Week In Imports: Zombie Slashing Just In Time For Halloween

By Spencer . October 27, 2014 . 4:00pm

Onechanbara Z2: Chaos is out in Japan this week. D3 Publisher’s zombie slashing series started life as one of many budget Simple Series game, but recently has grown into a core brand for the company.

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This Week In Imports: Tales Of A Dream World

By Spencer . October 20, 2014 . 4:01pm

Tales of the World: Reve Unitia wakes up in Japan this week. This Nintendo 3DS game brings together Tales heroes and heroines for a strategy RPG.

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This Week In Imports: Chaos Rings Brings Three More RPGs To Vita

By Spencer . October 13, 2014 . 4:00pm

The Chaos Rings series started on smartphones and this week the entire series comes to PlayStation Vita.

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This Week In Imports: Majin Bone Finds A New Home On 3DS

By Spencer . October 6, 2014 . 4:00pm

Bandai Namco Games is adding Majin Bone to their long list of anime video game adaptations. Their 3DS title is a 3-on-3 fighting game with brand new fighters exclusive to the game.

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This Week In Imports: Sora Wakes Up For More Kingdom Hearts

By Spencer . September 29, 2014 . 4:00pm

Sora, Roxas, and Ventus are coming to PlayStation 3 with Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix.

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This Week In Imports: What’s Scarier Monokuma Or Fatal Frame?

By Spencer . September 22, 2014 . 4:00pm

A new game in the Fatal Frame series debuts on Wii U too. Fatal Frame: The Black Haired Shrine Maiden only had a few months between its reveal to its release.

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This Week In Imports: Bayonetta Is Back

By Spencer . September 15, 2014 . 3:30pm

Tokyo Game Show is this week and as usual most publishers aren’t releasing anything. Nintendo doesn’t exhibit at the show, so they still have Bayonetta 2 lined up for release on September 20.

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This Week In Imports: Super Smash Bros. Hits 3DS

By Spencer . September 8, 2014 . 5:00pm

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS arrives in Japan on a day all to itself. While most Japanese games come out on Thursday, Smash debuts on Saturday, September 13.

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This Week In Imports: Dragon Quest X Dawns On 3DS

By Spencer . September 1, 2014 . 4:00pm

Also, Konami will dump Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 in Japan on Thursday. While the first game was heavily promoted, Konami didn’t do much to advertise the sequel.

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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.