A concept cafe themed after the popular anime Macross Frontier has opened in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The pleasant restaurant overflows with everything Macross Frontier, from the decorations to the menu items!
It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!
An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!
In celebration of the release of the newest Pokémon movie, Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, and the simultaneously screening short film Pikachu, What Kind of Keys Are These?, an exhibit called “Pokémon the Movie XY Exhibit: Let’s Meet Pikachu at the Roppongi Hills Observatory!” is taking place now.
An interview with Yusuke Iseya, the actor who plays Shinomori Aoshi in Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends!
The popular school battle action manga is becoming a long-awaited anime!
The Akihabara landmark Akihabara Radio Kaikan has been born again as a new building with 10 above ground floors and two below ground floors!
Philip Ninj@ Morzez and Bradley Bond––how did their eccentric series Ninja Slayer, which has become a huge hit in Japan, get made? The two of them spoke about the source of their creativity.
Giovanni's Island debuts at Anime Expo 2014, and producer/screenwriter Yoshiki Sakurai talks about the film.
Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year.
Seven antique dolls called Rozen Maiden that possess their own will all aim to become Alice, the perfect doll, and battles unfold. A huge factor in the popularity of Rozen Maiden, a series of popular comics turned TV anime by Peach-Pit, can be said to be the loveliness of the antique dolls.
Take a look at the cosplayers of Anime Expo® 2014 with our photo report!
We asked Takahashi all about his paper sculptures of the members of μ’s!
The cable TV network WAKUWAKU JAPAN launched in Indonesia in February of this year and in Myanmar in June. The network broadcasts a variety of entertainment shows created in Japan.
A look back through pictures at the five day otaku event that took France by storm!
Introducing the (self-professed) Princess of the Bug Kingdom, Agitha!
On July 2, Shoko Nakagawa held a concert at the 15th Japan Expo being held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in France.
Perfectly replicated and especially scary! A life-size seated statue of Makoto Shishio from Rurouni Kenshin!
We looked into the work of Animareal, a group of artists devoted to extremely accurate recreations of anime characters.
Fans captivated by HELLO KITTY and the delicious sweets lined up one after the next!HELLO KITTY
Jun. 21, 2014 07:004
It has been revealed that female artist Luna Haruna’s new song “Startear” will be used as the ending theme to the TV anime Sword Art Online II starting in July.
Jun. 21, 2014 06:040
On April 11, distribution began on Tokyo Otaku Mode of a ninja violence cyberpunk novel created by two Americans, Ninja Slayer. The original English version can only be read online on TOM.
Jun. 21, 2014 01:002
It has been announced that Sailor Uranus and Sailor Neptune, the seventh and eighth Sailor Scouts, will be joining the S.H.Figuarts articulated figure series.
Jun. 20, 2014 11:0011
Advance screenings will be held in seven countries including the U.S. and France, with the screenings kicking off on June 29 in Japan! Wrapped buses will also be in service in each of the seven countries!
Jun. 20, 2014 07:0086
A samurai from Japan marches into Brazil, a huge soccer country and the stage for the 2014 FIFA World Cup which is currently ongoing––the curtain raises on this a surprising development in the new Nissin Cup Noodle commercial “Samurai in Brazil.”
Jun. 20, 2014 04:0020
The winners of the STEINS;GATE Future Visual Contest, which was held from May 1-31 in celebration of the release of the English version PC game STEINS;GATE, have finally been chosen.
Jun. 19, 2014 23:005
On June 16, Square Enix announced the Nintendo 3DS game Final Fantasy Explorers.
Jun. 19, 2014 13:009
A movie adaptation has been greenlit for the light novel Date A Live by Koshi Tachibana that is currently published by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko (Kadokawa/Fujimi Shobo).
Jun. 19, 2014 07:001
Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction and the short film Pikachu, What Kind of Keys Are These? will both release Japan-wide on July 19. On the same day, a large Pokémon event will begin in Roppongi Hills.
Jun. 19, 2014 02:2812
BEATLESS (author: Satoshi Hase / character designer: redjuice) is a sci-fi novel that is still gathering attention for having been nominated for the 34th Nihon SF Taisho Award. The creation collection BEATLESS: Tool for the Outsourcers by redjuice, who is in charge of the illustrations for the novel, will be released on June 25.