News Roundup for April 14th, 2015

Fight Like a Caged Beast

Family values have changed dramatically over the last generation and the parent/child relationship needs to evolve accordingly. So is it OK for a furry to raise a human boy? Director Mamoru Hosoda (Summer Wars, Wolf Children) looks to answer this question and more with his next film, The Boy and the Beast. The human and monster worlds collide July 11th, 2015.

Official homepage: http://www.bakemono-no-ko.jp/index.html

Reality is Overrated

Forget cutting-edge tech like Oculus Rift, all you need to experience VR is a smartphone and a rig like Google Cardboard to strap it to your face. Ad agency CS-Reporters puts you on stage at an idol concert with their latest app that stars Unity-chan, the fair-use mascot for the Unity game engine. Concerts are just the beginning! Soon we'll be going on virtual dates to the movies, enjoying virtual meals and crying at our own virtual wedding. Anything is better than spending time by yourself.

Official homepage: http://www.cs-reporters.com/

Voices of the New Generation

Boruto Naruto the movie

Don't throw away your ninja headband just yet, the Naruto anime and manga may have concluded but the story continues in Boruto: Naruto the Movie. Boruto, son of Naruto and Hinata, will be played by Yuko Sanpei (Renton Thurston in Eureka Seven, Ryo Akizuki in The Idolm@ster) while Sarada Uchiha, daughter of Sasuke and Sakura, will be played by Kokoro Kikuchi (Akito Wanijima in Air Gear). See what these kids are made of when the film opens on August 7.

Official homepage: http://boruto-movie.com/

Epic Scale

If the titular mothership of Knights of Sidonia translates into a 1/100,000 scale model, imagine the grand scope of the story itself! Think twice before you blow off a spec of dust--it might be a crew member.

PairDot - Knights of Sidonia: Seed Ship Sidonia 1/100000 Complete Model [PIT-ROAD]
Pre-painted Complete Model
Scale: 1/100000
Size: Approx. L35cm
Material: Polyurethane 

Crossover Appeal 

If you liked the white-knuckle action of Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Tekken or Strider you're sure to love them even more as a strategy RPG! Project X Zone 2: Brave New World brings together iconic characters from Capcom, Sega and Bandai Namco Games for the crossover event of the season. Find out how many big names they can cram into your 3DS when it hits this fall.

Official homepage: http://pxz2.bn-ent.net/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=direct&utm_campaign=direct

All the Rage

You know a figure's special when it needs a unique stand just for the weapon! Speaking of, her charge spear pops open just like in the game for an extra intimidation factor that will send the rest of your collection running.

[AmiAmi Exclusive Bonus] GOD EATER 2 RAGE BURST - Erina Der Vogelweide 1/7 Complete Figure (w/Mini Wall Scroll) [Plum]
Pre-painted Complete PVC Figure
Scale: 1/7
Size: Approx. H350mm