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Square Enix readies Superspeed Transforming Gyrozetter to take form next year

Japanese video game giant Square Enix has announced Speed Transformer Gyrozetter, a new multi-media project spanning arcade & video games, manga series, a television anime, toys, a TCG, and more! The franchise is set to launch this month with the debut of Gyrozetter in Saikyo JUMP, Shueshia’s kid-oriented Shonen JUMP manga anthology in Japan. The franchise will then continue onwards in ...

Transformers Mega Saturday
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Transformers: Rescue Bots makes way on The Hub starting December 17 in Special Event

Transformers: Rescue Bots, the latest animated series in the hugely popular Transformers franchise premieres in a special two episode event on December 17, from 12PM to 1PM EST on The Hub with the full series premiering in 2012, a move quite similar to another Transformers show. This latest series sees the Autobots given a mission to learn and protect Humans on Earth. From there the Autobots ...

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Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi blasts off on PS3, and Xbox 360

Goku and friends blast off once again on the HD consoles as Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi is now available. This latest game in the ever lasting Dragon Ball series features 30 minutes of brand new animation, a create a character mode, an extensive story mode covering the first conflict with Raditz to the final battle with Boo, cinematic battles, over 40 characters, giant boss battles and ...

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Gundam, Kamen Rider, and Ultraman take flight in Lost Heroes on Nintendo 3DS

Namco Bandai’s Banpresto label announced an interesting crossover during Nintendo’s press conference, called Nintendo Direct. This new title combines Japanese super hero franchises, Kamen Rider, and Ultraman with anime powerhouse Mobile Suit Gundam in Lost Heroes. The new 3DS title is a dungeon crawling role playing game set to hit Japanese shelves next year. Check out the debut ...

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Stitch! anime explodes onto Disney XD

Disney’s lovable alien experiment, Stitch will have made his debut on Disney XD Monday in the US television premiere of Stitch! the Japanese anime series produced by Madhouse. After globe trotting, the English version of this series will finally make its debut. But this time, Stitch doesn’t have Lilo by his side. He has a new friend Yuna, as the alien and his friends live in an ...

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Little Battlers eXperience Boosts onto PSP

Level-5’s robot battling franchise, The Little Battlers eXperience has created big business for the Japanese video game publisher. The franchise spawns a hit anime series, a video game on PSP that’s at 300,000 units and counting, a toyline that has amassed more than 1.5 million units in sales, card games, arcade games, and more. So it should come to no surprise that more LBX is on ...

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Viper’s Creed and X-Men burst onto G4

In a return to form of the Anime Unleashed blocks on G4, the network has added two new Japanese animated series to its lineup. Next up, in their continuing commitment to air the Marvel Anime, G4 premiered X-Men on Friday, but to compliment that series, they’ve also picked up 13 episode Viper’s Creed. Check back after the jump for plot analysis, and the very first episode of ...

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Level-5 brings Youkai Watch to anime, games, and manga

Level-5, the video game publisher behind Professor Layton, Inazuma Eleven, Little Battlers eXperience, Gundam AGE and more have announced their latest multi-media push, Youkai Watch (literally, “Ghoul Watch”). The new multi-media project spans a comic series to run in CoroCoro comic (the home of Pokemon, <a href="Beyblade, and more), a yet to be finalized television anime, ...

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Beyblade Metal Masters duels into stores this fall on Nintendo DS

Following the success of last year’s Beyblade Metal Fusion video games, Hudson has teamed up with Nelvana once again to keep the tops spinning with Beyblade: Metal Masters for Nintendo DS. The latest title features more than 30 Beyblades, online gameplay, a new story mode and more. Gamers will get to experience the great battle Masamune and Gingka have when the game hits store shelves ...

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Mobile Suit Gundam AGE takes the fight online and to PSP

Mobile Suit Gundam AGE, the latest series in the Gundam franchise premiered Sunday afternoon in Japan, but Bandai Namco, and co-creator Level-5 have much more in store. The series is receiving a free simulcast online with English, Chinese, and Korean languages supported. The series will be uploaded onto Sunrise’s (Gundam’s production studio) official Mobile Suit Gundam portal, ...

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Transformers: Fall of Cybertron wages war on Xbox 360, PS3 next fall

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, the sequel to 2010’s War For Cybertron video game has been announced by publisher Activison. The sequel takes place immediately after the conclusion of the first game, and treats fans to an experience they won’t want to miss with the final, darkest hours of the civil war between the Autobots and Decepticons as they fight for control of their dying ...

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DreamWorks brings Shrek and Monsters Vs. Aliens shorts to Nintendo 3DS

Dreamworks Animation, and Nintendo have announced a series of shorts coming to the Nintendo 3DS’s Nintendo Video application. The two shorts will be based on Dreamworks wildly successful Shrek, and Monsters Vs. Aliens film series. The first short, “The Pig Who Cried Werewolf” is now available for free download. The second short, “Night of the Living Carrots” will be ...

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