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Echoes of an Elusive Age and Other Upcoming Releases: Time to Awaken the Dragon Quest Fan Within You

Since its first release on 1986, Dragon Quest has always been a mainstay in the Japanese game industry. And this year, its popularity still hasn’t dwindled at all, as proven by the release of Dragon Quest XI, which sales has, so far, exceeded over three million copies sold.

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What Makes Touken Ranbu So Popular?

Perhaps you have already heard of Touken Ranbu, DMM’s browser and smartphone game that involves a lot of pretty boys who are actually anthropomorphic personifications of legendary Japanese swords. The series has proved to be incredibly popular with anime adaptations, musicals, stage plays, and even manga under its belt. The new anime adaptation, Katsugeki / Touken Ranbu, has started airing too, which made its popularity spike up even further. But what exactly is the reason that makes this series so popular?

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