Imagineer involved in European Medabots trademark dispute

13 01 2021

A battle for the right to release Medabots branded content in Europe has begun. Medarot IP holder Imagineer has announced plans to fight a European legal decision that ruled the publisher would not be allowed to market products in the continent under the Medabots and Medarot banner. The European Medabots trademark has been held by Kevin Comadrán de Frutos (henceforth, Comadrán), of Spain, since January 2018. Read the rest of this entry »





Original Medarot Games Receives English Fan Translation 23 Years Later

15 12 2020

Over 23 years in the making, you can now finally play the original Medarot video game in English. Originally teased on this site back in 2015, the fan effort to translate the first entry in the franchise has finally reached a playable state. While it’s not entirely polished, a translation patch for the entire game launched earlier this month. Read the rest of this entry »





Medarot Classics Plus announced for Nintendo Switch

18 06 2020

Imagineer announced today that a new Medarot compilation is headed to the Nintendo Switch in Japan. Medarot Classics Plus contains all of the games from the 2017 Nintendo 3DS release, as well as three games developed for the Gameboy Advance. As per the norm for the franchise, the collection will be available in both Kabuto and Kuwagata versions. Read the rest of this entry »





Official April Fools Festivities: Digimon crossover, retro Medarot S start screen

1 04 2020

It’s April 1st and Medarot is celebrating in style. The official social media accounts for the Digimon franchise revealed a new addition: Omedamon, a mysterious Digimon born from the data of a popular game in the late 20th century. Designed by Digital Monster regular Asmaria, the new character was an official part of the Digimon Reference Book until 6PM JST. Read the rest of this entry »





Medarot S tops 500,000 downloads in Japan in a week

30 01 2020

The first free-to-play RPG in the Medarot franchise is off to a strong start. Since launching on January 23rd, Medarot S: Unlimited Nova has amassed over 500,000 downloads in Japan, according to the game’s official Twitter account. Imagineer has promised that rewards will be handed to players later to celebrate the milestone. Read the rest of this entry »





Medart S: Unlimited Nova launches January 23 in Japan

29 11 2019

During this year’s Medarot Day celebrations, Imagineer announced the release date for Medarot S: Unlimited Nova. The first smartphone RPG in the franchise will become available to download for Android and iOS devices in Japan starting January 23, 2020. The game is up for pre-order on Google Play and iTunes.

The live-stream, which was co-hosted by Ikki voice actress Michiru Yamazaki and Arika’s Eri Sendai, revealed additional information about future Medarot events and products: Read the rest of this entry »





Buddyfight TCG adds Medarot set

10 11 2019

Bushiroad’s Future Card Buddyfight trading card game will crossover with the Medarot franchise. S Ultimate Booster Cross 7 will be themed around the miniature robots. It will launch on February 15, 2020, in Japan and will feature six new illustrations. More news about the set will be revealed in the future. Read the rest of this entry »





Medarot S gets trailer, pre-registration bonuses

4 09 2019

Imagineer has released the first full trailer for the upcoming smartphone title Medarot S. The video showcases the protagonists from all prior mainline Medarot video games and showcases gameplay. It features the insert song OVERTHiNKiNG BOY performed by EXiNA. Narration was done by Yū Mizushima.

The news comes alongside a relaunched website. Our new hero Arase Osumi obtains a Medarot named Cross Messiah through mysterious circumstances. Alongside the ditzy Hisaki Kaguya, he joins the Medalympics robattle competition. Like all prior mainline entries, the game utilizes the 3-on-3 relay battle system. Read the rest of this entry »





Discotek to release Medabots anime on Blu-Ray in North America

28 07 2019

At their Otakon 2019 panel earlier today, North American home video distributor Discotek Media announced that they have acquired the rights to the Medabots anime series. The company plans on releasing the first 26, English-dubbed episodes of the show on Blu-Ray in standard definition next year. Read the rest of this entry »





20th Anniversary Medarot anime livestream announced for July 2nd

21 06 2019

Imagineer has announced a live-stream celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Medarot anime television series. The event, which will be available on YouTube and Niconico, kicks off July 2nd at 6PM JST and is scheduled to run to at least 10:30PM. Festivities include chats with guests Michiru Yamazaki and Junko Takeuchi, who voiced Ikki and Metabee, respectively, in the series. Read the rest of this entry »