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Snack World sets sights on Australia

Level-5 abby’s new CG-animated action-comedy The Snack World will be heading to Cartoon Network in Australia. The anime adventure, from the creators of Yo-Kai Watch and Inazuma Eleven, will air weekends at 4:30PM beginning November 2nd. Welcome to Snack World, the hyper, casual, fantasy universe with princesses, dragons, genies, smartphones, and convenience stores! Explore this ...

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Project Anime event offers insights into production

The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) will be hosting its Project Anime: Los Angeles event this July 2nd and 3rd. This networking event is focused on providing guidance and expertise to anime event organizers attending from all parts of the world, as well as showcase the convergence of Hollywood and anime. Attendees will interact with producers, creators, business ...

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New Yo-Kai Watch Game To Be Announced on June 27

Fans of the Yo-Kai Watch franchise, particularly the fans that came by way of the videogames, will have the end of the month to look forward to. In preparation of the celebration of its fifth anniversary, Level-5 will be announcing the next Yo-Kai Watch game on June 27. The announcement will be made via the Yo-Kai Watch 5th Anniversary Title Presentation, which will be streamed live on Youtube on ...

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Jibanyan hits the greens in Everybody’s Golf collaboration

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of game developer Level-5, PlayStation 4 game Everybody’s Golf has launched a collaboration that sees Yo-Kai Watch’s Jibanyan hit the greens. Starting June 5th, the game will host the Level-5 20th Anniversary Collaboration Cup. By participating in the Cup, players can earn costumes based on various Level-5 video games. This includes Jibanyan and ...

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Yo-Kai Watch Wibble Wobble shuts down

Fans of Yo-Kai Watch received another blow today as publisher Level-5 confirmed their Wibble Wobble mobile game will end service on May 31st outside of Japan. The iOS/Android game launched in North America in March 2016, with Europe following March 2017. Developed by Japanese studio NHN PlayArt, the game will continue to operate in its native country, having launched there back in October ...

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Final Trailer for Ni no Kuni II Released

We are only mere days away from the March 23 launch of Level-5’s action RPG sequel, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, for the PS4 and PC platforms so it’s a safe bet that this new trailer is the final official trailer. Ni no Kuni II is notable and relevant to the site because it is heavily inspired by Studio Ghibli films, relying on clever cel-shading techniques in order to make the game look ...

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TRAILER: Inazuma Eleven Ares

Fans of the hyper-kinetic soccer anime/game franchise Inazuma Eleven rejoice! Level-5 has just unveiled the official debut trailer for the latest iteration in the franchise, dubbed Inazuma Eleven Ares. The trailer debuted on the Inazuma Walker Vol. 10 livestream, but we have embedded a youtube version below, for your convenience: The upcoming soccer RPG is special this time around, as it is said ...

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Layton Mystery Detective Agency debuts in April

LIDEN FILMS’ upcoming adaptation of Level-5’s Layton’s Mystery Journey video game now has a release window. Fans can expect to see Katrielle “Kat” Layton solve mysteries in London sometime in April. The series will air on Fuji TV every Sunday at 8:30 AM. More of the show’s staff has also been revealed. Joining the previously announced Akihiro Hino, Susumu Mitsunaka ...

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The Snack World gets NFC figures, Nintendo Switch port

Takara Tomy is introducing a new line of figures for Level-5’s Snack World property in Japan. Called DataFigs, the four new toys allow players to gain new items in The Snack World video game through near field communication (NFC) technology. Fans can collect Chup, Mayone, Vincent, and Butako starting later this month. This slideshow requires JavaScript. NFC connectivity is a major component ...

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Layton’s Mystery Journey anime officially announced

Confirming earlier reports, Level-5 has officially announced an animated adaptation of their Layton’s Mystery Journey video game. Set for spring 2018 in Japan, the series’ title roughly translates to Layton Mystery Detective Agency: Kat’s Mystery-Solving Files and stars Katrielle “Kat” Layton, the daughter of Professor Hershel Layton, as she tackles oddities in ...

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Asmodee brings Snack World toys to Europe

Level-5 abby has appointed Asmodee as the European distributor for Takara Tomy’s line of Snack World toys. The company will help bring the universe of smartphones and magic to retailers in the UK and Eire, France, Benelux and Scandinavia in fall/winter 2018, which is inline with the show’s roll out. The franchise is the latest from the minds behind Yo-Kai Watch, Inazuma Eleven and ...

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Is a Layton’s Mystery Journey anime on the way?

Level-5 abby, the international licensing firm from Level-5 and Dentsu recently announced a partnership with Bomanbridge Media to represent their properties across various Asian markets. Nestled in that announcement alongside The Snack World and Inazuma Eleven Ares is a small nugget that reminded us of a story we shared a while back about animated Professor Layton content being in development. ...

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