Currently, Japanese anime culture is popular and widespread among the youth in Vietnam. Prominent in the anime culture, an eshi exhibition that has been held in many countries will come to Vietnam in early March 2014.
On Feb. 28, Katsuhiro Otomo’s poster exhibit “’Posters’ - Otomo Katsuhiro × Graphic Design” opened to the public. The exhibit features approximately 50 different pieces including artwork from Akira and collaborative advertisements.
A life-size model of the variable fighter Valkyrie VF-25F debuts at Tokyo Skytree!
“As my first art book, I’d say it’s pretty great. I can now die happy (laughs).” - RJB
“My favorite inspiration is naked women.” - RJB
Crypton Future Media, the company famous for producing and selling Vocaloids, organized an event called Snow Miku 2014 and matched it with the duration of the 65th Sapporo Snow Festival held in Sapporo, Hokkaido from Feb. 5 (Wed) to 11 (Tue).
A spring anime to watch out for! The long-awaited TV anime adaptation of a sports manga with over 3 million copies in print!
Our second photo report! Feast your eyes on the cute and sexy side of Winter Wonder Festival 2014!
We’ve put together a photo report of everything cool we found at Winter Wonder Festival 2014. Take a thorough look!
The company that gave birth to many popular characters such as Hello Kitty and My Melody, Sanrio, is organizing Sanrio Expo 2014 featuring new characters, new projects, and licensed goods for the 40th anniversary year of Hello Kitty.
Winter Wonder Festival 2014 was held on Feb. 9! The venue was colored with tons of beautiful figures!
The Wake Up, Girls! anime series began broadcasting on Jan. 10. To coincide with the beginning of the series, a film adaptation was released as well. What really sets this project apart though is that the rookie voice actors behind the characters are actually performing as the idol group in the real world!
Trailers for anime that will begin airing this spring have already started to be released. Here we’ll introduce 12 titles with trailers that have been released, including Season 2 of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and Gokukoku no Brynhildr.
What’s more important than a glamorous life?
The first new figure series to release in five years!
Challenging the wall of dimensions with passion and technology! The fans’ enthusiasm for three-dimensionalizing Miku is without borders!
Recently, in the Simpsons episode "Married to the Blob," animators paid tribute to the works of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli.
A dream collaboration with the “Guges” Landmate from the manga Appleseed by Masamune Shirow, creator of Ghost in the Shell!
Feb. 9, 2014 07:0029
Miku has become a super-cute amigurumi (knitted stuffed toy)! Yuko Ishimori, an amigurumi artist, made Hatsune Miku for us in this movie.
Feb. 9, 2014 01:0010
Collaborative dolls between the anime Cardcaptor Sakura and the popular doll Licca-chan will be released by Takara Tomy.
Feb. 8, 2014 13:000
Event screenings will begin of director Mamoru Oshii’s live-action film series The Next Generation: Patlabor on April 5.
Feb. 8, 2014 07:002
It has been announced that “Madoka Magica the Movie Exhibition: I Want to Meet You Once More,” an event that lets attendees vicariously experience the story of Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion which has been seen by over 1.5 million moviegoers, will be held in Tokyo and Osaka.
Feb. 8, 2014 01:000
Feb. 3 was Setsubun in Japan, a holiday on which beans are scattered to drive away evil spirits and misfortune and to invite in good fortune. The bean scattering was held in all parts of Japan with even famous celebrities taking part.
Feb. 8, 2014 01:004
Bushiroad has teamed up with KLab and has announced distribution of overseas versions of the app Love Live! School Idol Festival.
Feb. 8, 2014 00:3414
Have you watched the Music Video Recorder x AFA videos we posted recently? Tokyo Otaku Mode and MTV 81 are actually releasing this article simultaneously! Please keep reading for two interviews we had the opportunity to conduct with Eir Aoi and LiSA, who both gave powerful special performances at AFA.
Feb. 7, 2014 22:4213
Have you seen the Music Video Recorder x AFA videos that were released just the other day? This set of interview articles is a collaboration with Tokyo Otaku Mode and MTV 81 and will be released simultaneously to both sites! In this series, we interviewed both LiSA and Eir Aoi.
Feb. 7, 2014 13:001
Initial D, Shuichi Shigeno’s monumental manga that started serialization in 1995 and spanned for 18 years, will be adapted into an anime film in 2014 with a Japan-wide theatrical release set for Aug. 23.