Worth a Damn: My Hero Academia

In this video, I’m proud to announce a new series for Capsule Computers called Worth A Damn, where I quickly talk about an anime which is absolutely worth watching. It’s not quite a review, it’s more-so a strong recommendation for each series. In this episode of Worth A Damn, I talk to you about My Hero Academia; an anime adaptation of a Shonen Jump manga with growing popularity ...

J-Stars Victory VS+ Western Release Date Announced

Bandai Namco have announced that J-Stars Victory VS+ will be released on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PS Vita in North America on June 30th and Europe on June 26th. Those who pre-order the game in North America at a GameStop or in Europe will be given a special pre-order edition of the game that includes a compendium with 52 pieces of character art as well as downloadable themes for each ...

J-Stars Victory Vs+ English Gameplay Trailer Released

Earlier this year Bandai Namco shocked the Western gaming scene when they announced that they would be localizing J-Stars Victory Vs.+ for release in North America and Europe for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita. While no release date has been announced as of yet, English gameplay footage of the PlayStation 4 version has recently made its way online and can be found below. Fo...

Viz Media Acquires ‘My Hero Academia’ Manga Publishing Rights

Viz Media recently announced their acquisition of the publishing rights to the new Shounen Jump manga series My Hero Academia. The first volume of Kohei Horikoshi’s popular action series will be released in North America in August, and will carry a rating of ‘T’ for Teenagers. The series began serialisation in the Weekly Shounen Jump magazine in July 2014. Two tankoubon volumes h...

J-Stars Victory Vs+ to be released in the West in 2015 for PS4, PS Vita, PS3

It was said that it wouldn’t be possible, that Bandai Namco would never be able to organize all of the licenses for Western release similar to Project X Zone, but it looks like they have pulled it off. Bandai Namco has revealed that they will be releasing an enhanced version of J-Stars Victory VS., featuring an Arcade Mode, in North America and Europe in Summer 2015. When J-Stars Victory VS+...

Yu Yu Hakusho Gets Reprinted And Goes Digital

Viz Media have brought back the classic delinquent manga Yu Yu Hakusho by reprinting all 19 volumes of the series, this was revealed in a recently added photo on the company’s official twitter page showing all the books fanned out across a table. Created by Hunter X Hunter mangaka Yoshihiro Togashi, the series was first published in Shonen Jump Magazine from 1990-1994 and has since been adapted in...

‘Haikyu!!’ sneakers for volleyball enthusiasts

Get ready to spike the ball on the volley or whatever it is you do in volleyball because there is now official ‘Haikyu!!’ sneakers for your feet to wear. For those out of the volley, ‘Haikyu!!’ is the wildly popular volleyball anime series based upon the equally popular Shonen Jump manga of the same name. The sneakers can be seen in the image above. They were also modeled f...

Hunter x Hunter author responds to hiatus backlash

After returning from a 2 and a half year long hiatus from drawing his Shonen Jump manga series Hunter x Hunter, Yoshihiro Togashi has issues a statement on the hiatus and has responded to complaints from fans about the long break. In his comments section of Weekly Shonen Jump he stated, “I’m sorry for the long wait. I’m a little bit rusty, but I’ll do my best.” Later ...

New Hunter x Hunter Gon Freecss Transformation Figure Released

Following the universally acclaimed 131st episode of the Hunter x Hunter anime which featured the climactic confrontation between protagonist Gon Freecss and the Chimera Ant Neferpitou, Bandai have released a brand new figure based upon a certain shocking transformation that occurs in Gon Freecss. The transformation of course refers to his forced aging which in turn sacrifices his life energy in e...

Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution – Special Editions Revealed

Bandai Namco Games today revealed that their upcoming “Naruto Shippuden” action/adventure title “Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution” will be getting three special editions, all of which will be purchasable in video game stores all across Australia and New Zealand. The first special edition game, called “Rivals Edition”, is a launch day special that includes two cos...

Konohamaru And Iruka Announced For Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution

It was announced today – through the latest edition of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump – that two more Leaf Village ninjas will be joining the roster for the upcoming Bandai Namco fighting game; “Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution“. Konohamaru and Iruka were both revealed to be the next two fighters to join the scuffle and I personally think they’re...

Live Action Bakuman Set For Next Year

A live action adaptation for the popular manga series Bakuman has been announced and is set to release in 2015. The film will be directed by Hitoshi One with the two main protagonists, Moritaka Mashiro and Akito Takagi, being played by actors Takeru Satoh and Ryunosuke Kamiki. The Shonen Jump title (created by the same guys that did Deathnote) revolves around two aspiring mangakas and the challeng...

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