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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Mar. 25, 2015 13:00

The First Trailer Video for “Attack on Titan” Live-action Movie Revealed & Release Date Scheduled for This August!

The First Trailer Video for “Attack on Titan” Live-action Movie Revealed & Release Date Scheduled for This August!

Hajime Isayama’s popular manga “Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan)” is getting a live-action film, and the first trailer from the movie was finally released on March 20th.

Mar. 25, 2015 07:19

JAPAN NIGHT in Jakarta (Indonesia) 2015 Ready to hit Indonesia!!

JAPAN NIGHT in Jakarta (Indonesia) 2015 Ready to hit Indonesia!!

JAPAN NIGHT - MOVE WITH THE MUSIC OF JAPAN - announces that its 1st concert will take place on April 4th, bringing the best talent from Tokyo to The Kasablanka - Kota Kasablanka Mall Jakarta, living up to the high standards as Indonesia’s top Japanese music concert/festival.

Mar. 25, 2015 05:00

[Video] A Certain Light Novel Gets Anime Adaptation!

[Video] A Certain Light Novel Gets Anime Adaptation!

Rokka no Yusha broadcast confirmed for summer 2015! Staff and visual revealed

Mar. 24, 2015 21:00

[Video] Preview to ‘Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda’ is Finally Here!

[Video] Preview to ‘Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda’ is Finally Here!

Preview to Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda shown during AnimeJapan 2015 released; deluxe tickets with bonus item to go on sale

Mar. 24, 2015 13:00

[Video] ‘Chaos Dragon Sekiryu Seneki’ Broadcast Begins in July

[Video] ‘Chaos Dragon Sekiryu Seneki’ Broadcast Begins in July

Chaos Dragon Sekiryu Seneki to begin broadcasting in July; character visuals released

Mar. 24, 2015 05:00

[Hot Anime News] Sequel to Masterpiece Anime ‘Gatchaman’ Revealed!

[Hot Anime News] Sequel to Masterpiece Anime ‘Gatchaman’ Revealed!

Gatchaman Crowds Insight broadcast begins in July; teaser visual released

Mar. 23, 2015 21:00

Original Music Anime ‘High School Star Musical’ Broadcast to Begin Fall 2015

Original Music Anime ‘High School Star Musical’ Broadcast to Begin Fall 2015

Previously only known by its title, which was announced in fall 2014, new information has been revealed for the TV anime High School Star Musical. First, the anime has been confirmed for a fall 2015 broadcast.

Mar. 23, 2015 13:00

New ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Movie Will Be Released in Japan June 20; Next Generation Series Introduced; 25th Anniversary Special Promotional Video Released

New ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Movie Will Be Released in Japan June 20; Next Generation Series Introduced; 25th Anniversary Special Promotional Video Released

The release date for the new 25th Anniversary Ghost in the Shell film, Ghost in the Shell: Shin Gekijoban has been announced.

Mar. 23, 2015 05:00

Sailor Moon Neo-Queen Serenity Tiara Announced; Priced at Over 410,000 Yen

Sailor Moon Neo-Queen Serenity Tiara Announced; Priced at Over 410,000 Yen

Pre-orders have begun on Bandai’s official shipping site, Premium Bandai, for “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Serenity Crystal Wedding Tiara,” a tiara themed after the one worn by Sailor Moon’s future self, Neo-Queen Serenity, in the anime Sailor Moon.

Mar. 22, 2015 21:00

100 Illustrators Including Ume Aoki, Noizi Ito, and More to Gather for ‘Eshi 100 Exhibition 05’ in Akihabara!

100 Illustrators Including Ume Aoki, Noizi Ito, and More to Gather for ‘Eshi 100 Exhibition 05’ in Akihabara!

The “Eshi 100 Exhibition 05” to be held from April 29 to May 6, 2015 at Akiba_Square in Akihabara, Tokyo will exhibit original art produced by 100 popular illustrators made especially for the occasion.

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