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. 23, 2014 01:001

Following Gon…The Shocking Form of Biscuit from “Hunter x Hunter” is the Next to Become a Figure

Following Gon…The Shocking Form of Biscuit from “Hunter x Hunter” is the Next to Become a Figure

From the Gashadepa series of capsule toys that don’t fit in normal gachapon comes a figure from the popular manga Hunter x Hunter. The world’s first 3D figure of Biscuit, teacher to main character Gon, in her true form has appeared.

Dec. 22, 2014 13:000

“New Initial D the Movie” Part 2 to Release on May 23, 2015, Part 1 Blu-Ray to Release in December

“New Initial D the Movie” Part 2 to Release on May 23, 2015, Part 1 Blu-Ray to Release in December

Part 2 is slated to release on May 23, 2015. The title of the film is New Initial D the Movie: Legend 2 - Racer.

Dec. 22, 2014 08:326

“Analoghack” Illustration Collection Based on the World of “Beatless” to Release at Comiket 87!

“Analoghack” Illustration Collection Based on the World of “Beatless” to Release at Comiket 87!

Analoghack, an illustration compilation based on the world of the science fiction novel Beatless and made with the participation of a total of 18 unique illustrators is going to be released at Comic Market 87, held from Dec. 28-30.

Dec. 22, 2014 07:000

“Tamayura: Sotsugyou Shashin - Part 1: Me - Kizashi” April 4, 2015 Release Confirmed

“Tamayura: Sotsugyou Shashin - Part 1: Me - Kizashi” April 4, 2015 Release Confirmed

New information has been revealed for the anime Tamayura, which was announced to be concluding with a four-part movie series. The official title of the movie series is Tamayura: Sotsugyou Shashin, and Part 1: Me - Kizashi will begin a limited two-week screening on April 4, 2015. Along with this information, a key visual and synopsis have also been released.

Dec. 22, 2014 01:005

“Madoka Magica” Soul Gem Candles Limited Edition Release

“Madoka Magica” Soul Gem Candles Limited Edition Release

The limited edition items “Puella Magi Madoka Magica Witch Pin Collection” and “Puella Magi Madoka Magica Soul Gem Candle Set” will go on sale in late December from Luxent.

Dec. 21, 2014 13:000

“Doraemon the Movie Festival” to Be Held - All 35 Movies to Be Screened in 35 Days in Jinbocho

“Doraemon the Movie Festival” to Be Held - All 35 Movies to Be Screened in 35 Days in Jinbocho

It has been revealed that coming before the release of the newest movie in the series, Doraemon: Nobita’s Space Heroes, will be the “Doraemon the Movie Festival.”

Dec. 21, 2014 07:005

Get Them First at Comiket! “Love Live!” Coordinated Outerwear & One-Piece Dresses from Cute Adult Fashion Brand Japan Label

Get Them First at Comiket! “Love Live!” Coordinated Outerwear & One-Piece Dresses from Cute Adult Fashion Brand Japan Label

Apparel and accessories themed after the members of µ’s (pronounced “Muse”) have been announced by Earth Music & Ecology Japan Label. They will be available for advance sale at Comic Market C87 being held at Tokyo Big Sight from Dec. 28-30.

Dec. 21, 2014 02:1161

New “Evangelion” Video Suddenly Releases Online

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.

Dec. 21, 2014 01:0020

This Time, Cerberus is the Main Character! “Cardcaptor Sakura” Ichiban Kuji Round 2 to Release Countrywide in Early January

This Time, Cerberus is the Main Character! “Cardcaptor Sakura” Ichiban Kuji Round 2 to Release Countrywide in Early January

It has been confirmed that the newest Ichiban Kuji, “Ichiban Kuji Cardcaptor Sakura - Cerberus and a Tea Party,” will release in bookstores and other stores around Japan in early January 2015.

Dec. 20, 2014 13:000

Phantom Hero Kamen Rider 3 to Be Revived in March 2015 Film “Superhero Taisen GP"

Phantom Hero Kamen Rider 3 to Be Revived in March 2015 Film “Superhero Taisen GP"

Kamen Rider 3, a character that Shotaro Ishinomori had created in the past but was never officially released on screen, will finally make a debut in this new movie.

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