New Sonic the Hedgehog DJ Popcultcha Themed Merchandise Released

08.June.2020 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

Sonic the Hedgehog’s 29th anniversary is set to fall on June 23, 2020, so to celebrate, SEGA has launched a new collection of merchandise called “Sonic the Hedgehog DJ Popcultcha.”


The new Sonic The Hedgehog DJ Style “Party” mix album will also be released on June 17, 2020 as the first in a series of albums. All of this is part of the “SONIC 2020” project in which new Sonic content will be released each month.


Sonic the Hedgehog DJ Popcultcha

The merchandise line-up features the Sonic the Hedgehog DJ Popcultcha artwork taken from the Sonic The Hedgehog DJ Style “Party” album cover. The collection includes a T-shirt, pin badge, and full colour acrylic stand.

Sonic the Hedgehog DJ Popcultcha T-Shirt: ¥3,000 (Tax Included)

The T-shirt features fluorescent colours in full DJ Popcultcha style, the perfect design to don while listening to music and enjoying the summer sun.

Sonic the Hedgehog DJ Popcultcha Pin Badge Set (2 Pins): ¥800 (Tax Included)

Add these pins to your bag, hat, or anywhere else to add some summertime Sonic spice to your items.

Sonic the Hedgehog DJ Popcultcha Acrylic Stand: ¥1,700 (Before Tax)

The acrylic stand features Sonic in full colour, ready to decorate your desk or shelf.


Click here to see the product page.


Sonic The Hedgehog DJ Style “PARTY” Album

The DJ mix album features a list of 33 tracks from across the Sonic the Hedgehog series. The album cover design was illustrated exclusively for the album.


Click here to see the product page.


  • Mobile Game Sonic at the Olympic Games – Tokyo 2020 Confirms 2 Million Pre-Registered Users

    30.April.2020 | ANIME&GAME

    SEGA has revealed that Sonic at the Olympic Games – Tokyo 2020™ has pre-registered 2 million users across Android, iOS, and FireOS platforms.


    What is Sonic at the Olympic Games – Tokyo 2020™?

    As the title suggests, it’s a mobile game that features characters from across the Sonic the Hedgehog series at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games. Set to release worldwide on May 7, 2020, it features both new and popular games that are set to take place at Tokyo 2020ーwhich has now been postponed to July 2021. Players can rank online on the worldwide leaderboard while they compete in games set around famous sights in Tokyo.


    To celebrate 2 million registered users, players are being gifted with the song Glimmering Gift – Super Transformation (SONIC MANIA) from the soundtrack as well as Training Points which can be used to unlock character actions and new stages.

    SEGA Japan is also holding a competition on its official Twitter account. 5 people who follow the account and retweet the competition tweet will receive the above-pictured exclusive jacket.


    Pre-register for the game here:


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    Reserved. ©SEGA.

  • Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Dashes Past $200 Million in Box Office

    29.February.2020 | ANIME&GAME / MOVIE

    It has been revealed that the Sega-published Sonic the Hedgehog movie has broken $200 million in the box office worldwide. The film was distributed by Paramount Pictures.


    Sonic the Hedgehog was released worldwide on February 14, 2020. It hit up 4,167 theatres in the US, and in its three-day weekend debut amassed $58 million, breaking Detective Pikachu‘s record ($54.3 million) for the biggest opening weekend for a movie adapted from a video game.


    In its second weekend, the film made $26 million and retained its top spot in the box office. After 10 days, it had garnered $107.7 million in the US and $102.2 million elsewhere for a total of $209.9 million.


    Sonic the Hedgehog will be released in Japan on March 27, 2020.



  • Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Release Date & Details Revealed

    25.August.2019 | ANIME&GAME

    Sega has announced that Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be released on Nintendo Switch™ on November 1, 2019.

    The upcoming sports video game is a crossover between Nintendo’s Super Mario and Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog franchises which makes full use of the Joy-Con™ on the Nintendo Switch.

    The latest trailer which dropped on Tuesday revealed that players will also be sent back in time to the Tokyo 1964 Olympics with a set of 10 games with classic 2D graphics. The game will also feature a Story Mode where players can compete in the Olympics and play a variety of mini games.

    The game is now available for pre-order on the Nintendo eShop. If you pre-order the game you will be able to play the game immediately at midnight when it drops on November 1.


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  • Sonic Mania Adventures: A Behind-The-Scenes Look at Developing the Animated Series

    04.August.2018 | ANIME&GAME

    SEGA Games has released an animated video looking at the behind-the-scenes of making Sonic mania Adventures, an animated series that serves as a continuation of Sonic Mania Plus for the PlayStation®4 and Nintendo Switch™ that was released on July 17, 2018.

    Sonic Mania was released worldwide on August 15, 2017 as a return to the classic 2D style, something longed for by fans for many years. The game received acclaim for its nostalgic presentation, classic core mechanics and introduction of new content. It has been one year since its release during which it has sold over 1 million copies across all platforms.


    Sonic Mania Plus introduces two new characters―Mighty the Armadillo and Ray the Flying Squirrel―in addition to the new game mode Encore Mode. The Japanese limited edition released also includes the soundtrack and an artbook.



    The making-of video titled Sonic Mania Adventures features director Tyson Hesse as well as Lirit Rosenzweig-Topaz, executive producer at animation studio NEKO Productions.


    Be sure to check out the video alongside the full Sonic Mania Adventures animated series.


    Sonic Mania Plus
    Platforms:  PlayStation®4 / Nintendo Switch™
    Released: July 19, 2018
    Genre: 2D Platform Game
    Players: 1-4
    Publisher: ©SEGA
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