Milky Bunny is known for her single “I Wish,” which is the title song for the anime Fairy Tail. This is what these two artists had to say about their future!
An array of new figures from hobby goods manufacturer Volks! With the theme “Up and Coming: New Challenge,” the event has breathed new life into everyone’s hobbying lifestyle!
Hearing that the Special Vehicle Section 2, Division 2 had been called out to Kichijōji in Tokyo, I went to go look.
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!
Mar. 16, 2014 13:006
A collaborative cafe themed after the school battle anime Kill la Kill, which began broadcasting last October, has opened in Akihabara.
Mar. 16, 2014 07:006
Puella Magi Madoka Magica Fone, the newest series in the smartphone app Fone, which allows smartphone users to completely change their phone to their favorite anime, is being further developed this year.
Mar. 16, 2014 01:002
It has been decided that the latest works in Nisio Isin’s Monogatari series, Owarimonogatari (Vol. 3) and Anime Monogatari Series Heroine Books Vol. 5: Senjougahara Hitagi, will both be released on April 3.
Mar. 15, 2014 07:005
It has been announced that animation company P.A. Works is working on a new original TV anime called Glasslip.
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.