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.

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!

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Dec. 28, 2014 01:006

Tokyo One Piece Tower to Open March 13, 2015, Advance Ticket Sales Begin on Jan. 2

Tokyo One Piece Tower to Open March 13, 2015, Advance Ticket Sales Begin on Jan. 2

The opening day of Tokyo One Piece Tower, a theme park where visitors can experience the world of One Piece, has finally been confirmed. The theme park will open inside Tokyo Tower Foot Town on Friday, March 13, 2015.

Dec. 27, 2014 13:001

‘Tamako Market’ Blu-ray Box to Release March 18, 2015, Newly Recorded SP Drama CD and Storyboard Collection to Be Included

‘Tamako Market’ Blu-ray Box to Release March 18, 2015, Newly Recorded SP Drama CD and Storyboard Collection to Be Included

A Blu-ray box set has been confirmed for Tamako Market, an anime that was broadcast beginning in January 2013. The set will release on March 18, 2015.

Dec. 27, 2014 07:000

The Rose of Versailles Prepares Isetan Shinjuku for the New Year

The Rose of Versailles Prepares Isetan Shinjuku for the New Year

Isetan Shinjuku introduces the manga “The Rose of Versailles” and Hanafuda (Japanese playing cards) for its campaign kicking off the New Year.

Dec. 27, 2014 04:316

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

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!

Dec. 27, 2014 01:000

“One Piece” to Turn into a Kabuki Play Starring Ennosuke Ichikawa IV

“One Piece” to Turn into a Kabuki Play Starring Ennosuke Ichikawa IV

One Piece, a popular manga series with fans from around the world, will be combined with kabuki, Japan’s traditional performance loved by many, to create a new cultural revolution.

Dec. 26, 2014 13:002

Official Website for “Naruto Exhibition” Opens, Masashi Kisihimoto Draws for the Site

Official Website for “Naruto Exhibition” Opens, Masashi Kisihimoto Draws for the Site

“Naruto Exhibition - Masashi Kishimoto - Celebration of the Completion of Serialization” will open on April 25, 2015 at the Mori Arts Center Gallery in Roppongi Hills. An official website for the event is now open, and includes comments from Masashi Kishimoto, the artist of the manga and exhibition.

Dec. 26, 2014 07:005

Anime “Shokugeki no Soma” Broadcast to Begin in April 2015, New Cast Includes Natsuki Hanae, Yuki Ono, Saori Onishi & Takahiro Sakurai

Anime “Shokugeki no Soma” Broadcast to Begin in April 2015, New Cast Includes Natsuki Hanae, Yuki Ono, Saori Onishi & Takahiro Sakurai

An anime adaptation of the popular Shokugeki no Soma currently serializing in Weekly Shonen Jump was announced in November, drawing huge attention in the process.

Dec. 26, 2014 01:001

Anime “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure” Enters Egypt Arc, Rebroadcast to Begin on Jan. 9, 2015

Anime “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure” Enters Egypt Arc, Rebroadcast to Begin on Jan. 9, 2015

The TV anime series of Hirohiko Araki’s bestselling manga JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure that re-depicts the series from the first volume is entering a new adventure beginning in 2015.

Dec. 25, 2014 13:000

“Attack on Titan Exhibit” Advances on West Japan - Touring Exhibit Coming to Oita and Osaka

“Attack on Titan Exhibit” Advances on West Japan - Touring Exhibit Coming to Oita and Osaka

It has been confirmed that a touring exhibit will come to both Oita in the summer and Osaka in the fall of 2015.

Dec. 25, 2014 07:001

“Seraph of the End” Anime PV Releases, Broadcast to Begin in April 2015 with Second Season Airing in October

“Seraph of the End” Anime PV Releases, Broadcast to Begin in April 2015 with Second Season Airing in October

A TV anime has been greenlit for Seraph of the End, a popular manga currently serialized in Jump SQ (Shueisha). Since this announcement, the series has attracted huge attention, and a batch of information concerning the anime was revealed on Dec. 20.

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