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Funimation Goes Plus Ultra on October 12 with Season 4 of My Hero Academia

Fans of the shonen superhero franchise My Hero Academia better be prepared. Funimation will be premiering the fourth season of My Hero Academia on Saturday, October 12 via simulcast episodes that will stream day and date with the Japanese broadcast on both FunimationNow in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland and Australia, as well as Hulu. Simuldub episodes of the anime series will also stream in ...

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JUMP FORCE (PC) Review

Jump Force debuted on the PC platform via Valve’s Steam distribution platform last February 15, but given the state of PC ports these days, we waited until at least the first patch just to give the developer (Spike Chunsoft) a chance to iron out the launch day kinks. For the uninitiated, Jump Force is a 3 vs 3 3D arena fighting game that features a wide range of characters originating from ...

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JUMP FORCE Gets Live Action Commercial

We are only a few days away from the launch of Bandai Namco’s shonen arena fighter, JUMP FORCE. The scheduled release date is February 14 in Japan, followed by a western release in February 15. Most publishers would most likely rest easy at this point, as pretty much every one who will pre-order has already done so. But not Bandai Namco. They saw it fit to release a new Japanese teaser ...

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WATCH: New Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission Trailer

The Jump Festa ‘19, which happened over the weekend, expectedly saw a lot of new announcements for shonen-related videogames. One of the standouts was a new trailer for the card-battling action game Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission, which will see the arcade game franchise finally make its way to home and portable consoles via the Switch. The expected release date in Japan is April 4, ...

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My Hero Academia Reveals Trailer for Season 3

The superhero-themed shonen anime My Hero Academia is getting ready for the premiere of its 3rd season on April 7, 2018. As part of a campaign to get fans as excited as they can be for the upcoming season, a new trailer is currently making the rounds on the World Wide Web. The trailer features the new opening theme for the series, UVERworld’s “ODD FUTURE.” We took the liberty of embedding ...

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One Piece: Bounty Rush Sails to the West

Eiichiro Oda’s Pirate-themed shonen property, One Piece, is no stranger to game adaptations, and has particularly seen huge success on the mobile platform. Unfortunately for us Western fans, many of the videogame adaptations tend to stay exclusive to the Japanese region. But the more successful ones do make their way towards our shores, no matter how late. One such case is the competitive free ...

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New Yu Yu Hakusho Mobile Game to Feature Original Anime VAs

Japanese social game company KLab and AXEL GameStudio have recently announced a new mobile game based on the iconic shonen manga/anime franchise Yu Yu Hakusho, which made waves in the 90s with its action-packed story featuring powerful spirit detectives and demons (and is also one of the franchises that popularized the alphabetical power level ratings.) The game has been announced and given the ...

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New Batch of J-Stars Victory Vs. Showcase Gintama and Kochikame Stages

Namco Bandai has just released a new batch of screenies for their upcoming inter-franchise 3D fighter, J-Stars Victory Vs., which is meant to celebrate t he 45th anniversary of Jump and will feature a wide variety of playable characters from the most famous mangas that have graced the pages of the magazine. The new batch of screenshots are meant to show off the stages from Gintama and Kochira ...

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