Attractions Open for Four Big Franchises at USJ

Jan. 23 marked the grand opening of Universal Cool Japan, an event at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka that features attractions for Evangelion, Attack on Titan, and more.

Weekly Shonen Jump Third Anniversary - Read Jump for Free! Campaign to Be Held in Seven Countries for Four Weeks! (1/19 - 2/15)

Limited Time Promotion Marks The Milestone With 4 FREE Digital Issues Featuring The Best Manga Including DEATH NOTE Creator Takeshi Obata’s Brand New Series And More!

Anime Los Angeles 2015 Photo Report: Americans Cosplay, Rain or Shine!

ALA 2015 took place at the LAX Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles from January 9-11.

Final Fantasy Artist Yoshitaka Amano and Kaiyodo President Shuichi Miyawaki Lead Seminar for Creators

Game Creative Exchange, a seminar for illustrators and art directors, was held at the National Art Center Tokyo.

Large-Scale Otaku Events to Be Held Within Two Weeks in Japan

The large-scale otaku event AnimeJapan will be held from March 20, while Comic Market Special, which is only held once every five years, will begin on March 28. They have a common keyword: Globalization.

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Ladies Edition

Introducing pictures of the female cosplayers who dazzled Comiket!

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Mens Edition

Introducing the cool, eye-catching male cosplayers of Comic Market 87!

The Winter Tradition, Comic Market 87, Starts its First Day!

Comic Market 87, the world’s largest event for selling and displaying doujinshi, started its first of three days on December 28.

Jump Festa 2015 is a Blast! Over 158 Thousand Visitors Attend!

Over the span of two days, Dec. 20 and 21, a grand gathering of events and content from popular works such as Naruto and One Piece unfolded! Not to mention, there was also a spontaneous disclosure of certain details about the next Naruto movie from the creator of Naruto himself!

New “Evangelion” Video Suddenly Releases Online

On Dec. 19, an Evangelion-themed piece by Studio Khara titled Until You Come to Me was released under Japan Anima(tor) Expo, a series of anime shorts produced by Hideaki Anno.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Action & Sci-Fi Edition

We bring you a look at the new anime that will premiere beginning in January and their trailers. Our second installment rounds up 10 series in the battle action and sci-fi genres.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Slice of Life & Comedy Edition

2014 has been a year of many hot anime, but it’s almost over. To all you anime fans wondering what kind of anime are in store for next year, here’s an introduction to the new anime beginning in January along with their trailers. In this first part, we’ll look at 10 slice of life, comedy, and school life series!

“I’m the Happiest Person in the World!” Says a Moved Minori Chihara at 10th Anniversary Birthday Concert at Nippon Budokan

Minori Chihara is well known as a voice actress appearing in many popular anime, including roles as Nagato Yuki in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Naze Mizuki from Beyond the Boundary, and more. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of her debut, Minorin, as she is affectionately called by her fans, performed “Minori Chihara 10th Anniversary Live - Sanctuary - Supported by Joysound” on Nov. 18 at the Nippon Budokan, the “holy land” for Japanese music artists.

Attack on Titan Exhibition Now Open! Features Life-Sized Colossal Titan

On November 28, the Attack on Titan Exhibit opened in Ueno, Tokyo.

American Comic Book Master Jim Lee Graces Akihabara with His Presence

Jim Lee gives a talk and live drawing demonstration in Akihabara!

"Knights of Sidonia" Movie Release Confirmed

It has been confirmed that a compilation of the popular TV anime adaptation of Knights of Sidonia will release in theaters. The release date is March 6, 2015.

"Attack on Titan" Second Season TV Anime Confirmed

It has been confirmed that the second season of the TV anime Attack on Titan is in the works for 2016.

A High School Girl Climbs a Hill! High Quality Short Anime Releases!

The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.

“Titan Montage” Released on *Attack on Titan* Exhibit Special Site!

In anticipation of the opening of the Attack on Titan Exhibit at the Ueno Royal Museum on Friday, Nov. 28, the popular manga has released a “Titan Montage” on the Attack on Titan Exhibit special site that allows visitors to choose faces and generate a Titan-style portrait.

Cute & Elegant! From Collaboration Series Between Fashion Doll Brand Pullip × *Sailor Moon* Comes Princess Serenity!

The collaboration series between fashion doll brand Pullip and Sailor Moon continues to expand, and many TOM fans have likely been looking forward to the introduction of the next Sailor Soldier.

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Feb. 1, 2015 13:000

Tokyo Performance of ‘Your Lie in April’ Classical Concert a Huge Success with Behind the Scenes Anime Production Stories Too

Tokyo Performance of ‘Your Lie in April’ Classical Concert a Huge Success with Behind the Scenes Anime Production Stories Too

Your Lie in April is a classical music anime broadcasting since October 2014 that is gaining popularity as a stand-out work. On Jan. 27, the spin-off concert “Your Lie in April Classical Concert” was held in the concert hall of the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space.

Feb. 1, 2015 07:000

‘Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu no F’ to Be First Japanese Film Screened in IMAX 3D

‘Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu no F’ to Be First Japanese Film Screened in IMAX 3D

IMAX is a way to enjoy films on a gigantic screen. Add to this the realistic feel of stereoscopic 3D and the experience become even more exciting.

Feb. 1, 2015 01:000

‘Is the Order a Rabbit?’ Second Season Confirmed!!!

‘Is the Order a Rabbit?’ Second Season Confirmed!!!

The second season of the TV anime Is the Order a Rabbit? has been confirmed.

Jan. 31, 2015 13:000

TV Anime ‘PriPara’ Season 2 to Begin in April, New Visual Reveals Mysterious New Characters

TV Anime ‘PriPara’ Season 2 to Begin in April, New Visual Reveals Mysterious New Characters

A new season will begin in April for the TV anime PriPara, the successor to the popular 2014 series Pretty Rhythm.

Jan. 31, 2015 07:000

‘Cross Ange’ Free Smartphone App Launches, Footage from 1st Fan Meeting Made Available

‘Cross Ange’ Free Smartphone App Launches, Footage from 1st Fan Meeting Made Available

On Jan. 27, an official smartphone app launched for the TV anime Cross Ange: Rondo of Angels and Dragons, which entered its second season broadcast in October 2014.

Jan. 31, 2015 01:000

Introducing ‘Kantai Collection’ Musashi Glasses from Cospa

Introducing ‘Kantai Collection’ Musashi Glasses from Cospa

Nijigen Cospa will release “Musashi Glasses” based on the browser game Kantai Collection.

Jan. 30, 2015 13:001

‘Haikyu!!’ Compilation Movie Confirmed, Development Continues on Season 2 TV Anime and More

‘Haikyu!!’ Compilation Movie Confirmed, Development Continues on Season 2 TV Anime and More

A new project is being hammered out for the popular TV anime Haikyu!! that was broadcast from April to September 2014.

Jan. 30, 2015 07:510

ANISONG World Tour Lantis Festival in Hong Kong and Singapore to Be Held!

ANISONG World Tour Lantis Festival in Hong Kong and Singapore to Be Held!

Anime fans in Asia, ANISONG World Tour Lantis Festival is coming to Hong Kong and Singapore!

Jan. 30, 2015 07:000

‘Kodoku no Gourmet’ Collaboration Project: ‘Kodoku no Dorameshi’ Distributed at 154 Service and Parking Areas

‘Kodoku no Gourmet’ Collaboration Project: ‘Kodoku no Dorameshi’ Distributed at 154 Service and Parking Areas

The popular cuisine-themed manga Kodoku no Gourmet (The Lonely Gourmet), a popular manga written by Masayuki Kusumi and drawn by Jiro Taniguchi, is collaborating with NEXCO East Japan, the company that operates expressways and highways in the Eastern region of Japan.

Jan. 30, 2015 01:001

ClariS’ First Solo Concert Announced, to Be Held at Zepp Tokyo on July 31

ClariS’ First Solo Concert Announced, to Be Held at Zepp Tokyo on July 31

On Jan. 25, ClariS announced a new large-scale project. This summer, they will hold their first solo concert.

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