Banpresto Dissolves & Merges with Bandai Spirits

Today, the toy company Banpresto has been dissolved and merged into Bandai Namco Holdings’ subsidiary, Bandai Spirits. This news was reported via the National Printing Bureau’s Kanpō publication which revealed Bandai Spirits has taken over all rights and duties of the former company.   Banpresto was originally founded in 1977, as Hoei Sangyo, Co. Ltd. before being renamed as Coreland in 1982. The company eventually became a partial subsidiary of Bandai in 1989, leading to the company’s success. However, in 2006 that is when Bandai Namco Holdings became a whole…

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Jump Force Jotaro and Dio Character Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with a new character trailer for Jump Force. The latest trailer features a look at Jotaro and Dio, who are both from JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure.  The confirmed roster so far consists of: Pegasus Seiya (Saint Seiya) Dragon Shiryū (Saint Seiya) Gon Freecss (Hunter X Hunter) Hisoka Morow (Hunter X Hunter) Killua Zoldyck (Hunter X Hunter) Kurapika (Hunter X Hunter) Vinsmoke Sanji (One Piece) Blackbeard (One Piece) Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece) Roronoa Zoro (One Piece) Sabo (One Piece) Boa Hancock (One Piece) Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto Franchise)  Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto Franchise)  Gaara…

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Jump Force Boruto & Dai Character Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America updated their official Youtube channel with a new character trailer for Jump Force. The latest trailer features a look at Naruto Uzamaki’s son, Boruto Uzamaki and Dai from Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai.  Generations of ninjas will be joining the JUMP FORCE! Plus, get a magical assist from Dragon Quest’s leading warrior, Dai! The confirmed roster so far consists of: Pegasus Seiya (Saint Seiya) Dragon Shiryū (Saint Seiya) Gon Freecss (Hunter X Hunter) Hisoka Morow (Hunter X Hunter) Killua Zoldyck (Hunter X Hunter) Kurapika (Hunter X Hunter) Vinsmoke Sanji (One Piece) Blackbeard…

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Jump Force – Taipei Games Show – Story Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with a new story trailer for Jump Force. The latest trailer delves deeper into the story of the game.   Without warning, our world and the JUMP Worlds have begun merging together. As Venoms grow in numbers and spread terror throughout the lands, it’s up to you to work with the JUMP FORCE to protect what we hold dear. It’s time for YOU to take a stand against evil! Take a look at the ALL NEW Story Trailer to see what awaits you…

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Naruto Shinden TV Anime Adaptation Announced

The recent issue of the weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that Naruto The New Legend of Naruto (Naruto Shinden) novel will be receiving an anime adaptation. The anime will premiere on Sunday, February 20 in Japan and will air for three weeks. Currently it is unknown if the anime will be apart of the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime’s run. For those who aren’t aware, the Naruto Shinden novel is apart of a trilogy of novels. The novel trilogy consisted of: Naruto Shinden, Sasuke Shinden, and Shikamaru Shinden. The novels took place in the adult lives of the three characters…

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Jump Force – Custom Character Creation and Story Trailer Streamed

The official Playstation Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Jump Force. The latest trailer features a look at some of the character customization that is featured in the game as well as a peak of the story of the game.   Today we are unveiling the JUMP FORCE Story Trailer! Welcome to Umbras Base… When our world is invaded, will you stand up and fight along side your favorite heroes? Get ready to customize your avatar and join the JUMP FORCE. The confirmed roster so far consists of: Pegasus Seiya (Saint…

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Jump Force – Deku & Asta Reveal Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Jump Force. The latest trailer reveals that Deku from My Hero Academia and Asta from Black Clover are the latest additions to the roster. The confirmed roster now consists of: Pegasus Seiya (Saint Seiya) Dragon Shiryū (Saint Seiya) Gon Freecss (Hunter X Hunter) Hisoka Morow (Hunter X Hunter) Killua Zoldyck (Hunter X Hunter) Kurapika (Hunter X Hunter) Vinsmoke Sanji (One Piece) Blackbeard (One Piece) Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece) Roronoa Zoro (One Piece) Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto Franchise)  Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto Franchise)  Goku (Dragon Ball Franchise) Frieza (Dragon Ball Franchise)…

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Jump Force – Jump Festa: Story & Avatar Trailer Strmed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Jump Force. The latest trailer features a closer look at the game’s story and previews some of the the customization capabilities for the player’s avatar. Today we are unveiling the JUMP FORCE Story Trailer! Welcome to Umbras Base… When our world is invaded, will you stand up and fight along side your favorite heroes? Get ready to customize your avatar and join the JUMP FORCE. The confirmed roster now consists of: Pegasus Seiya (Saint Seiya) Dragon Shiryū (Saint…

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Jump Force – Ruroni Kenshin Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with a new character trailer for Jump Force. The latest trailer reveals that Himura Kenshin and Shishio Makoto from Ruroni Kenshin are the next confirmed fighters that will be joining the roster. The confirmed roster now consists of: Pegasus Seiya (Saint Seiya) Dragon Shiryū (Saint Seiya) Gon Freecss (Hunter X Hunter) Hisoka Morow (Hunter X Hunter) Killua Zoldyck (Hunter X Hunter) Kurapika (Hunter X Hunter) Vinsmoke Sanji (One Piece) Blackbeard (One Piece) Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece) Roronoa Zoro (One Piece) Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto Franchise)  Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto Franchise)  Goku…

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ЯeaL to Perform New Ending Theme for Boruto Anime

The recent issue of the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has revealed that the band ЯeaL will be performing the new ending theme song for the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime series. The ending theme song titled, “Tsuyogari Loser,” will premiere in January. The song will replace the current ending theme song titled, “Polaris,” which is performed by Hitorie. The new ending theme song will be available as a single on February 20 and an “anime size” version of the song will be available early as a digital release on January 7. Boruto: Naruto Next Generations is currently airing in Japan with new episodes on Sundays at…

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