Tag Archives: Square-Enix

Akame ga Kill! - 01 -00100

「Visual Collection/Series Premiere」Akame ga Kill! #01. 「闇を斬る」

Akame ga Kill! certainly has the welcome of a conventional shounen series, but it would be wrong to overlook this show as another run-of-the-mill story about big swords, big boobs, and big plot twists, despite the fact that all three of these elements do make up a good presence in this premiere.

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「Visual Collection/Series Premiere」Barakamon #01. 「ばらかこどん」

It’s shows like Barakamon that make me wish I knew a term for the sub-genre to slice-of-life that classifies more with the notion of self-identification through discovering one’s own roots; because if I did, it would be one hell of a useful filter to use when searching for memorable series to watch.

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LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII Collector’s Edition

The LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII Collector’s Edition features the collector box art with the exclusive design of the Japanese game cover, an 80 page hardcover artbook with work from character designer Tetsuya Nomura and art director Isamu Kamikokuryo, a silver embossed pocket watch, the Aerith Gainsborough “Midgar’s Flower Girl” DLC, and the game disc.

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FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster Collector’s Edition

Final Fantasy X is my favorite Final Fantasy game and my favorite game of all-time; I have yet to experience a more beautifully-woven story on an interactive console. And while I admit it’s the narrative of the game that enamors me much more than the game-play itself, when I got news of this remake more than ten years after the original release featuring remastered graphics, audio and mechanics of a new generation, the pre-order of the most expensive edition was a must. Here are a couple of photographs of the FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster Collector’s Edition that includes a full-size, 40 page artbook; the original soundtrack disc with over 100 tracks and six hours of music imported from Japan, inclusive of MP3 format download; five lithographs featuring artwork from the series; and of course the disc for both Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2. I figures there’s not much point in making this a proper product review, since the collector’s edition itself was a limited release. In lieu of perchance helping people with a potential purchase, this photo set will serve more as, well, photography.