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. 9, 2014 01:000
2013 marked what would have been Fujiko F. Fujio’s 80th birthday. Even this year, many events and projects themed after Doraemon are planned.
Mar. 8, 2014 13:000
The Blu-ray and the DVD of the 2014 live-action film version of Gatchaman was released on March 5.
Mar. 8, 2014 07:001
The widely active Sebastian Masuda––a leader of Harajuku’s kawaii culture, art director, and producer of 6% Dokidoki––has begun his first one-man exhibit, titled “‘Colorful Rebellion’ - Seventh Nightmare,” in New York City.
Mar. 8, 2014 01:005
A big supporter has appeared for the Majin Buu Saga of Dragon Ball Kai that will begin airing on Fuji TV and other networks on April 6.
Mar. 7, 2014 15:0311
Currently, Japanese anime culture is popular and widespread among the youth in Vietnam. Prominent in the anime culture, an eshi exhibition that has been held in many countries will come to Vietnam in early March 2014.
Mar. 7, 2014 13:000
From the boys’ toy division of Bandai comes a new series called “Mousou Note” (lit. “Imagination Notebook”) in which “you can imagine your favorite characters however you’d like”!
Mar. 7, 2014 07:000
A completely made-to-order real bucket tote bag themed after Yezo Agricultural High School, the stage for the anime Silver Spoon (original author: Hiromu Arakawa / published in Weekly Shonen Sunday), will be released as a triple collaboration product between Akujidou and Animation Addict Store.
Mar. 7, 2014 01:001
Sabagebu!, a comedic manga of high school girls enjoying survival games as their club activity, is becoming an anime.
Mar. 6, 2014 12:0015
On Feb. 28, Katsuhiro Otomo’s poster exhibit “’Posters’ - Otomo Katsuhiro × Graphic Design” opened to the public. The exhibit features approximately 50 different pieces including artwork from Akira and collaborative advertisements.
Mar. 6, 2014 07:003
The broadcast schedule for the anime One Week Friends to begin in April has been cemented.