Avocado Japanese Pop Culture Thread

Weekly Japanese Pop Culture Thread (December 19th, 2018)

Granblue Fantasy began life as a mobile game: a turn-based RPG for Android and iOS released in 2014. The game quickly ballooned in popularity and has since become a full-blown franchise. An anime series based on the property aired last year, and two big-budget console video games are in development. The first, Granblue Fantasy: Relink, is an action RPG developed in association with PlatinumGames. Here’s some gameplay footage:

The second was announced this past weekend at Granblue Fantasy Fes. (Yes, this franchise is now big enough to have its own annual event.) It’s called Granblue Fantasy Versus, and it’s a fighting game developed in association with Arc System Works. Here’s a trailer:

Now I turn it over to you. What have you been watching/reading/eating/playing/listening to lately?