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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One Piece Stampede Trailer #2 Streamed

Toei recently released a new trailer for the One Piece Stampede film. The latest trailer features a short look at several of the characters in the film including two brand new characters named Buena Festa and Douglas Bullet.  New character design illustrations or both characters were both revealed. Douglas Bullet is “a former member off Roger’s pirate crew,” and Buena Festa is the main promoter of the “Pirate’s World Fair.” The previous film trailer for the film was revealed earlier last December. One Piece Stampede will be released in Japanese theaters on August 9, 2019.  The previous film titled, “One Piece…

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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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One Piece Stampede Film Character Designs Revealed

Recently new main character designs for the One Piece Stampede film were revealed. As usual Eiichiro Oda, the creator of the One Piece franchise provided the designs for the upcoming film. For those who are not aware, the film is the 14th overall film in the franchise and it will celebrate the 20th anniversary of One Piece.  A trailer for the film was revealed earlier last December. One Piece Stampede will be released in Japanese theaters on August 9, 2019.  The previous film titled, “One Piece Film Gold.” premiered in theaters in Japan in July 2016. Funimation screened the English dub…

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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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New One Piece Stampede Anime Film Premiere Date Announced

The official One Piece anime website has updated with the announcement that the One Piece Stampede film will premiere in theaters in Japan on August 9, 2019. The film is the 14th overall film in the franchise and it will celebrate the 20th anniversary of One Piece. The latest trailer features a quick peak into the setting of the film and showcases several of the main characters. The official website also provided an official visual for the film. The previous film titled, “One Piece Film Gold.” premiered in theaters in Japan in July 2016. Funimation screened the English dub…

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