SECONDWALL – Beautiful Lie

SECONDWALL’s first full-length album “Beautiful Lie,” will be released on June 6th, 2018. It features ten tracks of infectiously catchy J-Pop/Rock songs that will have you going back for more. The album has a good mixture of upbeat and mid-paced tracks. You can listen to a preview for the entire album below, and also watch…

Re:Creators Meteora Osterreich 1/8 Figure

Re:Creators is a great series in which creator’s stories actually will alternate universes filled with their characters into existence. Our universe is the “land of the Gods” in the eyes of these characters and the adventures that ensue when they come to our world is the basis for the show. If you haven’t seen it,…

Ena Fujita – Ienai Koto wa Uta no Naka Single

  “Ienai Koto wa Uta no Naka” is the latest single from Ena Fujita. If you are unfamiliar with her work, you may check out my previous post on her here. She’s a great J-rock/pop artist who also dabbles in gravure modeling. Coming on June 20th,¬†Ienai Koto wa Uta no Naka contains four tracks, two…

Band-Maid Start Over Single Pre-Order

The girls of Band-Maid may just be one of the hardest working bands out there. Not too long ago they released their album “World Domination” (get yourself a copy ASAP if you haven’t), play live shows consistently, and are already releasing a new single: Start Over. At this point, we don’t even have cover art,…

Dragon Ball Gals Bulma Army Ver. Type 2

Megahouse is releasing another figure in their Dragon Ball Gals lineup, this time it’s Bulma. If this figure looks familiar to you, that’s because Megahouse released a different version of her back in 2016, but she had green hair like the anime version. This is the original from my personal collection, so I can attest…

S.H.Figuarts ZERO TWO [Darling in the Franxx]

Bandai’s S.H. Figuarts line brings everyone’s latest favorite girl Zero Two to life from the hit anime Darling in the Franxx. Zero Two has a unique and appealing look combined with her mysterious past and unpredictable personality that make for a compelling character. Bandai brings her to life perfectly dressed in her pilot gear all…

Shenmue I & II PS4 Xbox One Pre-order!

  In celebration of Shenmue III finally being in production, Sega is re-releasing their now classic first and second entries in the series! Shenmue was originally an open-world action/rpg adventure game that was very innovative for its time. Shenmue was responsible for many firsts in gaming; for example, it coined the quick-time-event or QTE. Players…

Re:ZERO Rem: High School Uniform Ver.

Right on the heels of the Emilia High School Teacher figure by Kadokawa, here is Rem as a high school student! The figure is based on an illustration used during a Spring Campaign in 2017, and she is also seen wearing the same outfit with Emilia on the Re:Zeropedia guide book. Rem looks overjoyed in…

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Rem: Lingerie Ver.

Souyokusha is releasing a brand new Rem figure. The market for Rem is pretty saturated at this point, but as they say “variety is the spice of life,” though it may not agree with your wallet. Rem is featured here wearing white lingerie based on an original illustration. I couldn’t locate said illustration, but if…

Re:ZERO Emilia High School Teacher Ver.

  Kadokawa is bringing us a brand new figure of the lovable half-elf heroine, Emilia. This high school teacher version of Emilia is based on a cover illustration from the Re:Zeropedia guidebook that has only been released in Japan so far. Emilia-tan looks very sophisticated in her outfit which has been adapted from her original…

NIER REPLICANT / NIER GESTALT BRING ARTS: KAINE

I covered the pre-order for Nier Automata’s 2B BRING ARTS figure a few months ago, and now Square Enix has announced another figure from the Nier franchise. This time around we have Kaine from Nier Replicant/Gestalt! Kaine has been sculpted with care to give an accurate representation of her appearance in the game. She comes…

Band-Maid Becomes Band-Maiko for Special Music Video “Secret Maiko”

Band-Maid has become Band-Maiko for this very cool crossover of the Japanese tradition of Maiko and the band’s awesome style of rock music. The song is a new version of “Secret My Lips,” now called “Secret MAIKO Lips” with some new instrumentals in the¬†traditional Japanese style added in, and a beautifully filmed video featuring all…