It has been announced that the animated movie K: Missing Kings to release in Japan on July 12 (Sat.) will first premiere at large-scale anime events overseas.
Figure production is about to enter a new era!
When you hear of a city deeply connected to anime, what city do you think of? Whether it be Akihabara - the otaku paradise, or Ikebukuro which has been flourishing with female otaku lately, or Nagano where one can find rare anime goods, there are many cities in Tokyo that are deeply connected to anime.
Anime songs (anison) from Japan are currently highly popular overseas, with anison singers frequently holding concerts and events. Among these anison singers, one who is picking up considerable attention is Gero.
We give you an exclusive look at the design department of one of Japan’s foremost figure makers, Kotobukiya!
Fans are increasing all over the world! But, what kind of doll is a Pullip?
“Anison is a righteous magic that crosses borders and makes people smile in an instant.” - Shoko Nakagawa
Infiltrating the offices of renowned Japanese figure manufacturer Kotobukiya!
“The current age of otaku culture is a lucky time.” - Shoko Nakagawa
A new TV commercial created to commemorate the release of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd, a rhythm-action game that features Vocaloid Hatsune Miku, has created a huge stir.
For otaku who like anime, manga, and games, their home, in particular their bedroom, is a private space where they can showcase the full extent of their fandom through a carefully selected and arranged collection of figures, manga, games, and other otaku goods...
PVs for the opening and ending theme songs, a special screening of a PV of the upcoming live-action movie, and more!
On March 27, the award ceremony was held for the Cartoon Grand Prize, for which recommended works from 2013 are chosen from different categories by mainly bookstore employees. Winning the Grand Prize this year was Kaoru Mori’s manga The Bride’s Stories.
Let’s look at how otaku in Japan celebrate April Fools’ Day!
On March 15, 2014, representatives from Square Enix held an unprecedented event in a Los Angeles art gallery to celebrate the North American release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster.
The popular anime is collaborating with the first maid cafe, Cure Maid Cafe. The collaborative cafe, titled Kill la Kill Cafe, is open now until April 6 (Sun).
A “new edited version” of Season 1 will be broadcast on Noitamina in July! Psycho-Pass 2 will begin in October! And this winter, Psycho-Pass the Movie will have a countrywide roadshow release!
Here is everything about anime!
Fairy Tail is scheduled to make it's return on April 5, 2014. With that being said, the official Fairy Tail site, FairyTail-TV.com, recently showcased a brand new preview of the anime.
Mar. 15, 2014 01:002
It has already been announced that Kyary Pamyu Pamyu will be releasing her ninth single, “Family Party,” on April 16.
Mar. 14, 2014 13:000
On March 10, Konami announced the start of in-store announcements at participating stores nationwide in Japan for its upcoming PS3, PS4, and Xbox 360 game (Xbox One release date still TBA) Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes to release on March 20.
Mar. 14, 2014 07:001
Just released on Feb. 27, Bakumatsu Rock, a high-profile PSP game targeted at female audiences, is already being adapted into an anime.
Mar. 14, 2014 01:006
An end card illustration contest for Makaku City Actors began on Nico Nico Douga on March 8.
Mar. 13, 2014 13:0015
As a collaboration project with the social phenomenon that is Attack on Titan, Lotteria began selling a “10-Meter Class Titan Meal Set” on March 6 for a limited time.
Mar. 13, 2014 09:1926
A popular anime exhibit entitled “Little Witch Academia and Anime mirai Project: Inside the Magic of Animation” was held from Feb. 22-27. The exhibit came about through the hard work of its organizer Kaichiro Morikawa, a unique associate professor.
Mar. 13, 2014 01:092
The event “Gochūmon wa Usagi Desu ka? × Nazomate” will be held in the Hulic Hall in Asakusabashi from May 2-5.
Mar. 12, 2014 13:005
The school battle anime Kill la Kill which started in October 2013 is a buzzworthy work that has become popular due to its break-neck pace.
Mar. 12, 2014 01:0026
2pmWorks, a company that creates items with high anime world aesthetics, has collaborated with the popular Attack on Titan for its newest products.
Mar. 12, 2014 01:0023
A TV anime adaptation of the dark fantasy Akame ga Kill! currently serializing in the monthly magazine Gangan Joker (Square Enix) is currently in development.