Miku Expo 2014 Report: Miku’s Popularity is Strong in the US Too

A new page in the history of Hatsune Miku has been created.

Jim Lee of *Batman* Series Fame to Attend International Manga Fest 2014 in Japan

Jim Lee, a masterful American comic artist who has worked on the Batman series, which turns 75 this year, is coming to Japan! A discussion, live painting, signing, and other events are planned.

Details Revealed & Jacket Released for Egoist’s Fifth Single “Fallen”

A song that ties in with the currently airing TV anime Psycho-Pass 2! The jacket was created by redjuice!

Manga Artist Akira Himekawa Teaches How to Draw Manga with Masterpiece *The Legend of Zelda*!

The Legend of Zelda series is popular worldwide in a number of forms including games, manga, and figures. Now, the creators behind the manga adaptation of the series are showing us how to draw Japanese manga! This is the first time that Himekawa will be sharing their work process! Fans won’t want to miss this.

SAO Exhibit to Be Held

An exhibit of the TV anime Sword Art Online is on now at the Tokyo Anime Center from Oct. 15-26.

New Ending Theme of TV Anime *Pokémon: XY* Revealed!? Glued to Shokotan’s Live Tour “Greed Revolution”

Shokotan aka Shoko Nakagawa, who “greedily” takes part in all kinds of activities such as singing, show MCing, voice acting, acting, and producing the fashion brand mmts, has embarked on her tour “Shoko Nakagawa Live Tour 2014 ‘Donyoku Kakumei (Greed Revolution)’” on Oct. 12.

Danboard Photo Exhibition on Now at Daimaru Shinsaibashi

The Danboard Photo Exhibition organized by Movic is on now from Oct. 8-20 at Daimaru Shinsaibashi.

Have You Seen the Video? Hatsune Miku Appears on Popular CBS Program

Hatsune Miku made a guest appearance on the popular program Late Show with David Letterman of the American CBS broadcasting network and performed the song “Sharing the World.”

Fundraising Begins on Kickstarter for Practical English Materials Collection for Studying Anime!

A collection of valuable information is in the works that explains the behind-the-scenes details on production of the anime Santa Company, which was successfully funded on Kickstarter.

Creator Interview: Cure Employee takanashi

“To those who don’t know better, they won’t think they're anime accessories. But those who know, will get it. Those are the kind of things I want to make.” - Cure Employee takanashi

Dilapidated Building Becomes Temporary Museum: #BCTION Creates a World Interweaving Street Art and Cosplay

There's an old office building in Kojimachi, Tokyo that's scheduled to be demolished. But before that, an art project transformed the entire building into a museum. The name of the project is BCTION. It's taken from the idea that one action (A) influences the the next action (B) in a chain of creative expansion. This is represented in the equation ACTION x ACTION = BCTION.

Re-opening of Evangelion Store in Ikebukuro

The Evangelion Store re-opened in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro P’Parco on Oct. 3. The store offers the same selection of attractive products to entice Evangelion fans as the Harajuku location, which unfortunately closed its doors in June 2014. Approximately 200 people lined up outside on opening day, and the store bustled with people looking to buy goods right as the store opened.

Director Interview: "Rage of Bahamut" Anime Adaptation! (1/3)

Rage of Bahamut, the smartphone app that has garnered popularity around the world, will be made into an anime. It’s title will be Rage of Bahamut Genesis.

Manga Artist Combo Ume Holds Talk Show at TGS 2014

On the final day of Tokyo Game Show 2014, a talk show and signing event was held at the Tokyo Otaku Mode booth!

Waiting for Us at the Amuse Exhibition Were Year of the Sheep Alpacasso

Amuse Inc., creator of the popular Alpacasso series, held a private viewing for their new products!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Action & Sci-Fi

A look at the trailers for the nine anime beginning this fall with promising battle scenes!

Tokyo Game Show 2014 Comes to a Close

Take a look back at Tokyo Game Show 2014, which recorded the event’s second highest attendance in its history!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Academic and Comedic Series

Here’s our selection of 10 different trailers for cheerful, comedic school anime that will begin broadcast this October!

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Sep. 23, 2014 07:002

Garm Wars - New Generation Joint Film Between Japan and Canada and Newest Work by Mamoru Oshii to World Premiere at Tokyo International Film Festival

*Garm Wars* - New Generation Joint Film Between Japan and Canada and Newest Work by Mamoru Oshii to World Premiere at Tokyo International Film Festival

Garm Wars: The Last Druid, the latest work by Mamoru Oshii, a representative director of Japan, will screen as a special invitation work at this year’s 27th Tokyo International Film Festival behind held from Oct. 23-27.

Sep. 23, 2014 01:230

“Oshare Macross 7” to Open, Specially Drawn Visual by Haruhiko Mikimoto Releases

“Oshare Macross 7” to Open, Specially Drawn Visual by Haruhiko Mikimoto Releases

“Oshare Macross 7” is coming to Shinjuku Marui Annex from Friday, Oct. 17 to Wednesday, Nov. 5.

Sep. 22, 2014 13:004

Hatsune Miku to perform on David Letterman before MIKU EXPO 2014

Hatsune Miku to perform on David Letterman before MIKU EXPO 2014

International sensation Hatsune Miku, the virtual idol at the forefront of Crypton Future Media’s vocaloid software, will make her American television debut on The Late Show with David Letterman on CBS on October 8.

Sep. 22, 2014 07:0013

New Details About Psycho-Pass 2 Anime Revealed Including Staff, Cast and Songs!

New Details About *Psycho-Pass 2* Anime Revealed Including Staff, Cast and Songs!

A new music video and other details have been released regarding the anime Psycho-Pass 2, which begins airing on Fuji TV's Noitamina on Oct. 9!

Sep. 22, 2014 01:000

Sailor Moon × Pullip Collaboration Series: Following after Sailor Moon, Sailor Mercury, Soldier of Water and Wisdom Appears!

*Sailor Moon* × Pullip Collaboration Series: Following after Sailor Moon, Sailor Mercury, Soldier of Water and Wisdom Appears!

Fashion doll brand Pullip is continuously releasing series in collaboration with anime. This time, we are going to introduce Sailor Mercury, second in the series after Sailor Moon, from the popular new anime Sailor Moon Crystal distributed through Niconico Douga.

Sep. 21, 2014 13:003

Shiseido’s Tadashi Harada Recreates Michelle K. Davis from Terraformars in Real Life

Shiseido’s Tadashi Harada Recreates Michelle K. Davis from *Terraformars* in Real Life

Terraformars is a sci-fi manga currently serializing in the manga magazine Weekly Young Jump (Shueisha). The work, created by author Yu Sasuga and illustrator Kenichi Tachibana, depicts an ongoing battle on Mars between humans and evolved cockroaches called Terraformars.

Sep. 21, 2014 08:054

GA Bunko Hit Work Seiken Tsukai no World Break TV Anime Adaptation Coming in January 2015

GA Bunko Hit Work *Seiken Tsukai no World Break* TV Anime Adaptation Coming in January 2015

FuRyu has announced a new TV anime to begin broadcasting in January 2015. The light novel series Seiken Tsukai no World Break published under SB Creative’s GA Bunko label is getting an anime adaptation.

Sep. 21, 2014 01:002

New Development for Hit Bandai Namco Games Series - Ufotable Creating God Eater TV Anime

New Development for Hit Bandai Namco Games Series - Ufotable Creating *God Eater* TV Anime

Bandai Namco Games has revealed that its hugely popular action game series God Eater, first released in February 2010, is becoming a TV anime.

Sep. 20, 2014 13:002

New Revelation from BABYMETAL, Trailer for “LIVE ~LEGEND 1999 & 1997 APOCALYPSE” Unveiled

New Revelation from BABYMETAL, Trailer for “LIVE ~LEGEND 1999 & 1997 APOCALYPSE” Unveiled

A trailer video has been released on Youtube for metal dance unit BABYMETAL‘s live show DVD&Blu-ray, “LIVE~LEGEND 1999 & 1997 APOCALYPSE“, set to be released on the 29th of October (Wednesday).

Sep. 20, 2014 07:0031

Attack on Titan Movie Part 1 to Screen Worldwide at the Tokyo International Film Festival as a Special Invitation Work

*Attack on Titan* Movie Part 1 to Screen Worldwide at the Tokyo International Film Festival as a Special Invitation Work

Attack on Titan the Movie: Part 1 - Crimson Bow and Arrow to release in Japan on Nov. 22 will be screened as a special invitation work during the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival being held from Oct. 23-27.

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