Wagakki Band - A New Sensation and Power to Wow the World

Wagakki Band has garnered over 18 million views for their cover of the Hatsune Miku song “Senbonzakura” using traditional Japanese instruments.Their fantastic abilities and new sound sensation continue to attract attention even now.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [2/2]

The music unit GARNiDELiA has released many anime tie-in songs since their major debut last year. This time, we talked with the artists about their tie-in song for the upcoming TV anime Gunslinger Stratos, which is set to start broadcasting from April, as well as what comes next for the musical duo. Looking at GARNiDELiA’s profile, the vocalist is MARiA, while the composer…

Can It Be?! Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Game Teaser Released!

Although the news was released on April Fools' day through Nintendo Direct, this Shin Megami Tensei ​X​ Fire Emblem​ ​video trailer is most certainly real!​

‘Alpacasso: The Origin’ Receives Rave Reviews! Sequel Rumors Also Fly

Alpacasso: The Origin, a movie based on the popular plushie series Alpacasso, was released on April 1!

Comiket Special 6 Photo Report: Makuhari Messe Edition

Enjoy our gallery of more than 78 photos from the event!

Comiket Special 6 Opens! Event Held at Makuhari for First Time in 25 Years

Comiket Special, a special version of the well-known Comiket (Comic Market), was held on March 28–29, 2015. The event was held at Makuhari Messe for the first time in 25 years, since 1990 (Comic Market 39), and was the event related to Comiket to have been held there since that time.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [1/2]

GARNiDELiA has given us the opening theme songs for Mekakucity Actors, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Gundam Reconguista in G. We asked the group about their upcoming performance at Sakura-Con 2015 in April.

Sakura Exhibition 2015 Soon to Tour the States

Sakura Exhibition 2015 in Tokyo is currently being held for five days March 24–28. The exhibition will also be touring the States in April.

Japanese Pro Soccer Team to Participate in Comiket Special!!

The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.

AnimeJapan 2015 Closes as a Grand Success!

The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Slice of Life/School Edition]

Get excited - trailers for spring 2015 slice of life and school life anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list ahead of time!

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Action/Battle Edition]

Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!

Tokyo One Piece Tower Opens on March 13!

Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!

George & Mattsun [2/2]: A Shop Brought to Life by Latte Art

The two latte artists opened the cafe REISSUE in Harajuku, Tokyo. The slogan of the shop is “A place where you can enjoy the best latte art in the world.”

George & Mattsun [1/2]: The Pioneers of Latte Art Culture

George and Mattsun competed at the Latte 1 Grand Prix Championship held at Odaiba, Tokyo. It ended with Mattsun losing and having his face covered in pie.

Review: A Unique Photo Exhibition, Panchira 2015

Inside a skirt, there lies a universe.

Creator Interview: Laica Chrose

We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.

Interview with Illustrator Mikeou

A talk with Mikeou, the creator behind this moe ita-curtain.

Interview: Manga Artist Shirow Miwa

We spoke with Shirow Miwa, the manga artist and illustrator behind the cover of More Heroes and Heroines.

Review: The 18th Japan Media Arts Festival - Envision the Future Through Art

An exhibition of award-winning works for the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival was open from Feb. 4–15.

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Apr. 19, 2015 21:00

With Lightning Speed, Bolt Has Become a Super Cute Figure!!

With Lightning Speed, Bolt Has Become a Super Cute Figure!!

First figure for Naruto’s son, Bolt Uzumaki; Naruto Lucky Set goes on sale

Apr. 19, 2015 13:00

If it Were Up to You, Who Would You Vote For?!

If it Were Up to You, Who Would You Vote For?!

Anime adaptation confirmed for Jokamachi no Dandelion; broadcast begins this July for slapstick comedy series serializing in *Manga Time Kirara Miracle

Apr. 19, 2015 05:00

Conan-style Girls Are Here!

Conan-style Girls Are Here!

Outfits and accessories that fangirls actually like?! “Japan Label x Detective Conan x HozonHozon” collaboration announced

Apr. 18, 2015 21:00

[Video] Nyaruko and Mahiro Finally Get Married?!

[Video] Nyaruko and Mahiro Finally Get Married?!

All-new screenshots from Haiyore Nyaruko-san F! Preview complete

Apr. 18, 2015 13:00

From ACOS Comes ‘Senbonzakura’ Character Wigs

From ACOS Comes ‘Senbonzakura’ Character Wigs

“Senbonzakura” character wigs will be released by ACOS, an apparel shop managed by Movic Co. Ltd., on or around April 30.

Apr. 18, 2015 05:00

Return to Your True Form! Angelic ‘Cardcaptor Sakura’ Reproduction Dresses Released!

Return to Your True Form! Angelic ‘Cardcaptor Sakura’ Reproduction Dresses Released!

Cardcaptor Sakura, the popular anime series by the four-woman production team CLAMP, and seller of goods featuring anime, idols and pop culture, Sukiyaki, have joined forces to bring out a series of dresses.

Apr. 18, 2015 03:03

Wagakki Band - A New Sensation and Power to Wow the World

Wagakki Band - A New Sensation and Power to Wow the World

Wagakki Band has garnered over 18 million views for their cover of the Hatsune Miku song “Senbonzakura” using traditional Japanese instruments.Their fantastic abilities and new sound sensation continue to attract attention even now.

Apr. 17, 2015 21:00

‘Attack on Titan Part II’: Levi and Erwin Appear on Advance Tickets

‘Attack on Titan Part II’: Levi and Erwin Appear on Advance Tickets

The illustrations have been revealed for the second round of advance tickets for Attack on Titan Part II: Wings of Freedom.

Apr. 17, 2015 13:00

‘Sore ga Seiyu!’ Voice Cast to Be Announced on Niconico Live April 28; Key Visual, Trailer Released

‘Sore ga Seiyu!’ Voice Cast to Be Announced on Niconico Live April 28; Key Visual, Trailer Released

The broadcast for the TV anime Sore ga Seiyu! will begin this summer. The series is themed after seiyu (voice actors).

Apr. 17, 2015 06:20

First in the World! International Manga-Style Hackathon in 3 Languages Underway Now!

First in the World! International Manga-Style Hackathon in 3 Languages Underway Now!

First in the World! International Manga-Style Hackathon in 3 Languages Underway Now!

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