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!

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Cosplayers & Booth Girls Collection

Games and beautiful girls go hand-in-hand? Introducing pictures of the beautiful cosplayers & booth girls we found at Tokyo Game Show 2014!

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!

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Opening Report

Business Day starts! A huge lineup of all kinds of new games is in store!

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Sep. 17, 2014 02:386

AFA is Held in Indonesia!

AFA is Held in Indonesia!

Eir Aoi, Egoist, T.M.Revolution, DJ Kazu! Popular anime song singers appeared at Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2014!

Sep. 17, 2014 01:000

The False Eizan Railcar Appears?! What is This The Eccentric Family Surprise Project?

The False Eizan Railcar Appears?! What is This *The Eccentric Family* Surprise Project?

Kyoto International Manga Anime Festival 2014 (Kyomaf) will be held at Miyako Messe in Kyoto for two days, Sept. 20 and 21. This fall event widely introduces the newest anime and manga.

Sep. 16, 2014 13:000

Ten Years After the Popular Anime, it Returns in a New Form - Samurai 7 Musical to Open in January 2015

Ten Years After the Popular Anime, it Returns in a New Form - *Samurai 7* Musical to Open in January 2015

It has been announced that the popular anime Samurai 7, the TV broadcast to which began in 2004, will be becoming a musical over 10 years after the announcement of the anime. Performances will begin in January 2015 at the Galaxy Theatre in Shinagawa, Tokyo.

Sep. 16, 2014 07:000

Tokyo Game Show to Have First Ever Vocaloid Companion - Gree Booth Edition of 40mP’s “Yume Chizu” to Also Be Performed

Tokyo Game Show to Have First Ever Vocaloid Companion - Gree Booth Edition of 40mP’s “Yume Chizu” to Also Be Performed

Tokyo Game Show 2014 will be held at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex for four days, from Sept. 18-21. It has been revealed that the first Vocaloid companion in TGS history will be at this world-famous, large-scale gaming event.

Sep. 16, 2014 01:001

Colorful Sailor Moon “Sliding Compact with Ball Chain” Crane Game Prizes Announced

Colorful *Sailor Moon* “Sliding Compact with Ball Chain” Crane Game Prizes Announced

It has been announced that sliding compact mirrors themed after Sailor Moon will be coming to arcades as crane game prizes.

Sep. 16, 2014 00:432

Charity Raises Money for Children's Hospitals by Playing Video Games

Charity Raises Money for Children's Hospitals by Playing Video Games

Extra-Life is a non-profit charity that started in 2008 to honor a young girl named Victoria Enmon who lost her life fighting acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Sep. 15, 2014 13:001

Sonic Boom to Release on Dec. 18 - Wii U Game Titled Rise of Lyric, 3DS Game Titled Shattered Crystal

*Sonic Boom* to Release on Dec. 18 - Wii U Game Titled *Rise of Lyric*, 3DS Game Titled *Shattered Crystal*

On Sept. 12, Sega announced the official names of the forthcoming Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games in the new Sonic series, Sonic Boom (known in Japan as Sonic Toon). The Wii U game is titled Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and the 3DS game is titled Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal. Both games will release on Dec. 18.

Sep. 15, 2014 07:001

TV Anime Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz! Greenlit for 2015

TV Anime *Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz!* Greenlit for 2015

The TV anime Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei began its broadcast in July and ended with its final episode, Episode 10, on Sept. 10. The work is based on the world of Fate/stay night and follows Illya, who has become a magical girl.

Sep. 15, 2014 01:0028

Sailor Moon Costume Bra Set Round 2 Details Announced! Ten Items Total Including Chibi Moon and Other Sailor Scouts

Sailor Moon Costume Bra Set Round 2 Details Announced! Ten Items Total Including Chibi Moon and Other Sailor Scouts

Details have been announced today regarding the second round of the Sailor Moon and Peach John collaboration set, Sailor Moon Costume Bra Set.

Sep. 14, 2014 13:005

Sanrio Expo 2014 is Held

Sanrio Expo 2014 is Held

Tons of new Sanrio products! Many Hello Kitty, Kirimi-chan, and even Gudetama products introduced!

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