Author: DTN

  • Unboxing of Tokyo Xanadu Vita LE

    Unboxing of Tokyo Xanadu Vita LE

    Tokyo Xanadu Developer: Nihon Falcom Publisher: Aksys Games Platform: PlayStation Vita Genre: Action RPG Release Date: 09/15/2015 (Japan) 06/30/2017 (US) To be released on: PlayStation 4 and PC (as eX+) Aksys Games has released the first version of Nihon Falcom’s Tokyo Xanadu for the PlayStation Vita. I barely gotten through Chapter 3 in my Japanese […]

  • Unboxing of Fire Emblem Echoes LE

    Unboxing of Fire Emblem Echoes LE

    Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Intelligent Systems Platform: 3DS Genre: Tactical RPG Release Date: 05/19/2017 (NA/EU), 04/20/2017 (Japan) “Guess what Dee, you can finally stop playing Trails of Cold Steel II and talking about butai.” At long last, I can drop everything and dust off my 3DS. My 3DS unfortunately has […]

  • 10 Thoughts on… Tokyo Xanadu (Sony PlayStation Vita)

    10 Thoughts on… Tokyo Xanadu (Sony PlayStation Vita)

    Tokyo Xanadu Developer: Nihon Falcom Publisher: Nihon Falcom / Aksys Games for NA Genre: Action RPG Japanese Release Date: 09/15/2015 (Vita) In 2015, I had imported Tokyo Xanadu and while I didn’t actually finish the game due to the fact now that I have lost my save data, I had made it far enough to […]

  • Unboxing of PSYCHO-PASS: Mandatory Happiness LE

    Unboxing of PSYCHO-PASS: Mandatory Happiness LE

    PSYCHO-PASS: Mandatory Happiness – Limited Edition Publisher: NIS America Developer: 5pb Platform(s): PlayStation 4 & Vita Genre: Visual Novel Available Editions: LE or Regular Release Date: 09/13/2016 Welcome to the third week of JRPG September hell! This is not a JRPG but it is a Japanese game, therefore it counts. My mind was so set […]

  • Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Stage Details

    Recently I have been dragged back into what I dub as “butai hell,” and as I prepare to write about the Persona 3 musicals I wanted to quickly mention about this little upcoming gem. For the last couple of months, staff have been working on Persona 4: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold Stageplay, the sequel […]

  • Fire Emblem Fates Original Soundtrack (Japanese import)

    Fire Emblem if/Fates Original Soundtrack Publisher: Symphony No.5 Composers: Hiroki Morishita, Takeru Kanazaki, Rei Kondoh, Masato Kouda, Yasuhisa Baba, Yuka Tsujiyoko (supervisor) No. of discs: 7 CDs & 1 DVD Release Date: 04/27/2016 (Japan) The Fire Emblem series is no stranger to the musical world. After Fire Emblem Awakening’s Japanese debut in 2012, the game […]

  • Unboxing of Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun LE (US release)

    Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun Limited Edition Premium Box Set Publisher: Sentai Filmworks Runtime: 300 minutes Release Date: March 29, 2016 Available Editions: Complete Collection – DVD – Blu-Ray – DVD & BD If One Punch Man was the anime of 2015 (because let’s be real here), then Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun would be my top anime for […]

  • Unboxing of One Punch Man Volume 2 DVD (Japanese Import)

    Unboxing of One Punch Man Volume 2 DVD (Japanese Import)

    Importing anything can be painful. Which is the more the reason to do so if you want to support the official release while waiting for it to come out for your region. In Japan, home releases for anime are handled differently compared to what we see for the West. They tend to go nuts with […]

  • Five Reasons Why The Persona 4 Arena Stage Play Was A Gift

    AKA the review of a play I watched four months ago and forgot to coherently write about also this post has spoilers It’s no surprise that Japan loves live stage plays and musicals. But seriously who doesn’t? Seeing characters in amazing costumes break into serious songs about friendship at the most crucial of times. It […]

  • Review: Code: Realize (Sony Playstation Vita)

    Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Developer: Idea Factory & Design Factory Publisher: Aksys Games Genre: Visual Novel Release Date: 10/20/2015 The Vita has become a popular platform for visual novels, and lately the West has seen its share of localizations, including Steins;Gate and Hakuoki. Otome games are a popular genre in Japan targeted towards a […]