Nyan Nyan Hanten from *Macross Frontier* Comes to Tokyo! “Cafe & Bar Characro Feat. Macross Frontier” Opens!

A concept cafe themed after the popular anime Macross Frontier has opened in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The pleasant restaurant overflows with everything Macross Frontier, from the decorations to the menu items!

WonFes is Held, Products from New Anime and KanColle Unveiled!

It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!

Interview: Actor Ryunosuke Kamiki

An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!

Everything from the 17th *Pokémon* Movie is Here! Exhibit at Which to Experience the World of the Movie Opens

In celebration of the release of the newest Pokémon movie, Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, and the simultaneously screening short film Pikachu, What Kind of Keys Are These?, an exhibit called “Pokémon the Movie XY Exhibit: Let’s Meet Pikachu at the Roppongi Hills Observatory!” is taking place now.

Interview: Actor Yusuke Iseya

An interview with Yusuke Iseya, the actor who plays Shinomori Aoshi in Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends!

"Absolute Duo" TV Anime Greenlit! Announcement Made on Stage at MF Bunko J Summer School Festival 2014!

The popular school battle action manga is becoming a long-awaited anime!

The Face of Akihabara Has Returned! Radio Kaikan Grand Opening!

The Akihabara landmark Akihabara Radio Kaikan has been born again as a new building with 10 above ground floors and two below ground floors!

Interview: "Ninja Slayer" Creators Bradley Bond & Philip N. Morzez [2/2]

Philip Ninj@ Morzez and Bradley Bond––how did their eccentric series Ninja Slayer, which has become a huge hit in Japan, get made? The two of them spoke about the source of their creativity.

Interview: Producer/Screenwriter of "Giovanni's Island" Yoshiki Sakurai

Giovanni's Island debuts at Anime Expo 2014, and producer/screenwriter Yoshiki Sakurai talks about the film.

Anime Expo 2014 Report: The Magic Returns for the 23rd Consecutive Year

Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year.

Cute and Elegant! Four Rozen Maiden from the Series *Rozen Maiden* Transform from Antique Dolls into Pullip Dolls?!

Seven antique dolls called Rozen Maiden that possess their own will all aim to become Alice, the perfect doll, and battles unfold. A huge factor in the popularity of Rozen Maiden, a series of popular comics turned TV anime by Peach-Pit, can be said to be the loveliness of the antique dolls.

Anime Expo Photo Report: Hot American Cosplay!

Take a look at the cosplayers of Anime Expo® 2014 with our photo report!

These Paper Sculptures Are Amazing! Love Live! Characters Reimagined Through Paper!

We asked Takahashi all about his paper sculptures of the members of μ’s!

Japan’s Masterpiece Anime and Tokusatsu Shows Are Now Airing in Indonesia! Let’s Take a Look at WAKUWAKU JAPAN!

The cable TV network WAKUWAKU JAPAN launched in Indonesia in February of this year and in Myanmar in June. The network broadcasts a variety of entertainment shows created in Japan.

Japan Expo Photo Report: Delivering the Latest in Japanese Culture from Paris!

A look back through pictures at the five day otaku event that took France by storm!

Action Videos of Wii U Game Hyrule Warriors Are Releasing One After the Next!

Introducing the (self-professed) Princess of the Bug Kingdom, Agitha!

Shokotan Makes Dreams Come True in Paris! Wildly Enthusiastic Concert Held at Japan Expo in France

On July 2, Shoko Nakagawa held a concert at the 15th Japan Expo being held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in France.

Life-Size Statue of the Deranged Lunatic Makoto Shishio Unveiled in Shinjuku!

Perfectly replicated and especially scary! A life-size seated statue of Makoto Shishio from Rurouni Kenshin!

Animareal: Bringing Anime Characters to Life

We looked into the work of Animareal, a group of artists devoted to extremely accurate recreations of anime characters.

PR Ambassador HELLO KITTY Appears at Charity Event “Macaron Day”!

Fans captivated by HELLO KITTY and the delicious sweets lined up one after the next!HELLO KITTY

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Jul. 31, 2014 07:000

America’s Otaku Items Expand to Japan! Harajuku Comic-Con 2014 is Underway

America’s Otaku Items Expand to Japan! Harajuku Comic-Con 2014 is Underway

Beginning on July 26, limited items from the San Diego Comic-Con in the U.S. became available to buy in real-time at the event Harajuku Comic-Con 2014 being held now at Tokyo’s flagship store for hot toys, Toysapiens.

Jul. 30, 2014 22:304

27th Tokyo International Film Festival to Shine a Spotlight on Animation Films: “The World of Hideaki Anno”

27th Tokyo International Film Festival to Shine a Spotlight on Animation Films: “The World of Hideaki Anno”

Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) is pleased to announce that we will be featuring works by Hideaki Anno, one of Japan’s most prominent filmmak...

Jul. 30, 2014 13:000

27th Tokyo International Film Festival to Open and Close with World Premieres of Two Blockbuster Movies, "Big Hero 6" and "PARASYTE"

27th Tokyo International Film Festival to Open and Close with World Premieres of Two Blockbuster Movies, "Big Hero 6" and "PARASYTE"

Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) is pleased to announce that Disney’s latest animated film, “Big Hero 6,” has been selected as the opening film for the 27th TIFF.

Jul. 30, 2014 07:000

Nyan Nyan Hanten from Macross Frontier Comes to Tokyo! “Cafe & Bar Characro Feat. Macross Frontier” Opens!

Nyan Nyan Hanten from *Macross Frontier* Comes to Tokyo! “Cafe & Bar Characro Feat. Macross Frontier” Opens!

A concept cafe themed after the popular anime Macross Frontier has opened in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The pleasant restaurant overflows with everything Macross Frontier, from the decorations to the menu items!

Jul. 30, 2014 01:032

Sales Begin for Danboard Yu-Pack - A Life-Size Danboard Goes to Work in a Post Office Together with Yotsuba!

Sales Begin for Danboard Yu-Pack - A Life-Size Danboard Goes to Work in a Post Office Together with Yotsuba!

The top of its head even has the blue box for the packing slip!

Jul. 29, 2014 13:001

Tunic One-Piece and Bracelet Themed After Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 to Release

Tunic One-Piece and Bracelet Themed After *Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2* to Release

Pre-orders have begun for a collaboration tunic one-piece and bracelet themed after Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 on the anime ≒ fashion site SuperGroupies.

Jul. 29, 2014 12:193

WonFes is Held, Products from New Anime and KanColle Unveiled!

WonFes is Held, Products from New Anime and KanColle Unveiled!

It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!

Jul. 29, 2014 07:002

Sanrio’s Hugely Popular Character KIRIMIchan to Perform at Summer Sonic!

Sanrio’s Hugely Popular Character KIRIMIchan to Perform at Summer Sonic!

It has been revealed that Sanrio’s hugely popular character KIRIMIchan will be performing at Summer Sonic 2014.

Jul. 29, 2014 01:004

Interview: Actor Ryunosuke Kamiki

Interview: Actor Ryunosuke Kamiki

An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!

Jul. 28, 2014 13:004

Good Smile Company Holds Photography Event for Newest Figures! Vol. 2: New Figma & Scale Figures

Good Smile Company Holds Photography Event for Newest Figures! Vol. 2: New Figma & Scale Figures

It’s not just Nendoroids! We also took pre-release photos of new figma and scale figures!

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