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. 7, 2014 07:002

New Installment in Ys Series Coming to PS4 and PS Vita in 2015

New Installment in *Ys* Series Coming to PS4 and PS Vita in 2015

Today, Sept. 1, 2014, at the Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia press conference SCEJA Press Conference 2014, Nihon Falcom revealed that development is currently underway on a new installment in the action RPG series Ys to release on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.

Sep. 7, 2014 01:001

Jinbocho to Become a Paradise for Girls - Shosen Book Mart to Be Completely Renovated with “Female-Oriented” Content from Shoujo Manga to BL

Jinbocho to Become a Paradise for Girls - Shosen Book Mart to Be Completely Renovated with “Female-Oriented” Content from Shoujo Manga to BL

It seems a new spot for girls is opening in Jinbocho, Tokyo, through which drifts the aromas of different cultures including old bookstores, music shops, a university, and more.

Sep. 6, 2014 13:005

Casts from Popular TV Tokyo Anime Gather - Anime JAM 2014 to Be Held in December

Casts from Popular TV Tokyo Anime Gather - Anime JAM 2014 to Be Held in December

Anime JAM 2014 is a collaboration event that brings together the casts from popular TV Tokyo anime. According to an announcement made on Sept. 2, the event will be held in Hall 5 of the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex on Sunday, Dec. 14.

Sep. 6, 2014 07:005

"Terraformars" Swarm Figures to Release

"Terraformars" Swarm Figures to Release

A huge outbreak of 50-millimeter-tall Terraformars will take over sweet shops!

Sep. 6, 2014 01:003

Sept. 1, 2014, Square Enix announced at the SCEJA Press Conference 2014 that they will release a new action RPG game entitled Dragon Quest Heroes: Yamiryū to Sekai Ki no Shiro ( Dragon Quest Heroes: Darkness Dragon & Castle of the World Tree) on PlayStation 4 in spring 2015.

Sept. 1, 2014, Square Enix announced at the SCEJA Press Conference 2014 that they will release a new action RPG game entitled *Dragon Quest Heroes: Yamiryū to Sekai Ki no Shiro* ( *Dragon Quest Heroes: Darkness Dragon & Castle of the World Tree*) on PlayStation 4 in spring 2015.

Today (September 1, 2014), Square Enix announced at the SCEJA Press Conference 2014 that they will release a new action RPG game entitled Dragon Quest Heroes: Yamiryū to Sekai Ki no Shiro (*Dragon Quest Heroes: The Darkness Dragon & the World Tree Castle*) on PlayStation 4 in spring 2015.

Sep. 5, 2014 13:0037

Miku Effector Releasing in October

Miku Effector Releasing in October

Have Miku sing by using a guitar! The first ever in the world! Introducing the Vocaloid effector Miku Stomp!

Sep. 5, 2014 07:002

Persona 5 to Release Simultaneously on PS3 and PS4 in 2015

*Persona 5* to Release Simultaneously on PS3 and PS4 in 2015

Today, Sept. 1, at the SCEJA Press Conference 2014, Atlus announced that the newest game in the Persona series, Persona 5, will be releasing on not just the PlayStation 3, but also on the PlayStation 4.

Sep. 5, 2014 01:002

Teekyu is Finally Breaking Into its Fourth Season - The Tennis Anime that Doesn’t Have Much to Do with Tennis is Continuing

*Teekyu* is Finally Breaking Into its Fourth Season - The Tennis Anime that Doesn’t Have Much to Do with Tennis is Continuing

Season 4 of Teekyu, a well-known “tennis anime that doesn’t have much to do with tennis,” has been greenit.

Sep. 4, 2014 13:002

Limited Edition Collaboration Watch Between TV Anime Kuroko’s Basketball & Independent to Release!

Limited Edition Collaboration Watch Between TV Anime *Kuroko’s Basketball* & Independent to Release!

Imperial Enterprises will begin taking pre-orders on Oct. 6 (Mon.) at 6:00 a.m. for the first official Kuroko’s Basketball watch, a collaboration watch between the hugely popular manga and TV anime Kuroko’s Basketball and the Citizen watch brand Independent.

Sep. 4, 2014 07:0018

First One Piece Game Coming to the PlayStation 4 - One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3

First *One Piece* Game Coming to the PlayStation 4 - *One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3*

A new game in the One Piece: Pirate Warriors series, a collaboration between the popular series One Piece and Warriors that has sold over 2 million copies worldwide, is coming to the PS4.

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