Attractions Open for Four Big Franchises at USJ

Jan. 23 marked the grand opening of Universal Cool Japan, an event at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka that features attractions for Evangelion, Attack on Titan, and more.

Weekly Shonen Jump Third Anniversary - Read Jump for Free! Campaign to Be Held in Seven Countries for Four Weeks! (1/19 - 2/15)

Limited Time Promotion Marks The Milestone With 4 FREE Digital Issues Featuring The Best Manga Including DEATH NOTE Creator Takeshi Obata’s Brand New Series And More!

Anime Los Angeles 2015 Photo Report: Americans Cosplay, Rain or Shine!

ALA 2015 took place at the LAX Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles from January 9-11.

Final Fantasy Artist Yoshitaka Amano and Kaiyodo President Shuichi Miyawaki Lead Seminar for Creators

Game Creative Exchange, a seminar for illustrators and art directors, was held at the National Art Center Tokyo.

Large-Scale Otaku Events to Be Held Within Two Weeks in Japan

The large-scale otaku event AnimeJapan will be held from March 20, while Comic Market Special, which is only held once every five years, will begin on March 28. They have a common keyword: Globalization.

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Ladies Edition

Introducing pictures of the female cosplayers who dazzled Comiket!

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Mens Edition

Introducing the cool, eye-catching male cosplayers of Comic Market 87!

The Winter Tradition, Comic Market 87, Starts its First Day!

Comic Market 87, the world’s largest event for selling and displaying doujinshi, started its first of three days on December 28.

Jump Festa 2015 is a Blast! Over 158 Thousand Visitors Attend!

Over the span of two days, Dec. 20 and 21, a grand gathering of events and content from popular works such as Naruto and One Piece unfolded! Not to mention, there was also a spontaneous disclosure of certain details about the next Naruto movie from the creator of Naruto himself!

New “Evangelion” Video Suddenly Releases Online

On Dec. 19, an Evangelion-themed piece by Studio Khara titled Until You Come to Me was released under Japan Anima(tor) Expo, a series of anime shorts produced by Hideaki Anno.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Action & Sci-Fi Edition

We bring you a look at the new anime that will premiere beginning in January and their trailers. Our second installment rounds up 10 series in the battle action and sci-fi genres.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Slice of Life & Comedy Edition

2014 has been a year of many hot anime, but it’s almost over. To all you anime fans wondering what kind of anime are in store for next year, here’s an introduction to the new anime beginning in January along with their trailers. In this first part, we’ll look at 10 slice of life, comedy, and school life series!

“I’m the Happiest Person in the World!” Says a Moved Minori Chihara at 10th Anniversary Birthday Concert at Nippon Budokan

Minori Chihara is well known as a voice actress appearing in many popular anime, including roles as Nagato Yuki in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Naze Mizuki from Beyond the Boundary, and more. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of her debut, Minorin, as she is affectionately called by her fans, performed “Minori Chihara 10th Anniversary Live - Sanctuary - Supported by Joysound” on Nov. 18 at the Nippon Budokan, the “holy land” for Japanese music artists.

Attack on Titan Exhibition Now Open! Features Life-Sized Colossal Titan

On November 28, the Attack on Titan Exhibit opened in Ueno, Tokyo.

American Comic Book Master Jim Lee Graces Akihabara with His Presence

Jim Lee gives a talk and live drawing demonstration in Akihabara!

"Knights of Sidonia" Movie Release Confirmed

It has been confirmed that a compilation of the popular TV anime adaptation of Knights of Sidonia will release in theaters. The release date is March 6, 2015.

"Attack on Titan" Second Season TV Anime Confirmed

It has been confirmed that the second season of the TV anime Attack on Titan is in the works for 2016.

A High School Girl Climbs a Hill! High Quality Short Anime Releases!

The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.

“Titan Montage” Released on *Attack on Titan* Exhibit Special Site!

In anticipation of the opening of the Attack on Titan Exhibit at the Ueno Royal Museum on Friday, Nov. 28, the popular manga has released a “Titan Montage” on the Attack on Titan Exhibit special site that allows visitors to choose faces and generate a Titan-style portrait.

Cute & Elegant! From Collaboration Series Between Fashion Doll Brand Pullip × *Sailor Moon* Comes Princess Serenity!

The collaboration series between fashion doll brand Pullip and Sailor Moon continues to expand, and many TOM fans have likely been looking forward to the introduction of the next Sailor Soldier.

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Dec. 17, 2014 01:002

Newest Movie in "Pokémon the Movie XY" Series to Release July 18, 2015, New Visual Released

Newest Movie in "Pokémon the Movie XY" Series to Release July 18, 2015, New Visual Released

The huge hit Pokémon movie series is a yearly event that ushers in summer, and now the release date of the 2015 movie has been confirmed.

Dec. 16, 2014 13:00147

Main Characters Become High School Students - New Digimon Series Digimon Adventure Tri Key Visual Releases

Main Characters Become High School Students - New *Digimon* Series *Digimon Adventure Tri* Key Visual Releases

They key visual to a new anime in the Digimon Adventure series, Digimon Adventure Tri, has been released.

Dec. 16, 2014 07:001

Jungle King Tar-chan Digital Remaster DVD Box Edition Confirmed

*Jungle King Tar-chan* Digital Remaster DVD Box Edition Confirmed

A DVD Box set of the anime Jungle King Tar-chan broadcast between 1993-94 has been confirmed.

Dec. 16, 2014 01:000

PG 1/60 Unicorn Gundam Released on December 13th; Full Armor Mode available with Expansion Unit

PG 1/60 Unicorn Gundam Released on December 13th; Full Armor Mode available with Expansion Unit

The PG 1/60 Unicorn Gundam model was finally released on Saturday, Dec. 13. Pre-orders for the expansion unit, which allows fans to recreate the original Full Armor Unicorn Gundam, also began on Wednesday, Dec.10 on Premium Bandai.

Dec. 15, 2014 13:000

Funassyi Collaborates with “Fuchico on the Cup” - Enter the Surreal ”Fuchico on the Cup & Funassyi”!

Funassyi Collaborates with “Fuchico on the Cup” - Enter the Surreal ”Fuchico on the Cup & Funassyi”!

“Fuchico on the Cup” collaborates with Funassyi! Here comes “Fuchico on the Cup & Funassyi”!

Dec. 15, 2014 07:001

Mamoru Hosoda’s New Film “Bakemono no Ko” Announced to Premiere in July 2015

Mamoru Hosoda’s New Film “Bakemono no Ko” Announced to Premiere in July 2015

It has been revealed that Bakemono no Ko, the latest work in three years by director Mamoru Hosoda, whose name you might know from The Girl Who Leapt Through Time and Wolf Children, will premiere July 11, 2015 Japan-wide.

Dec. 15, 2014 01:5284

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Action & Sci-Fi Edition

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Action & Sci-Fi Edition

We bring you a look at the new anime that will premiere beginning in January and their trailers. Our second installment rounds up 10 series in the battle action and sci-fi genres.

Dec. 15, 2014 01:004

“Genocidal Organ” Movie Trailer Broadcasts During “Psycho-Pass 2”

“Genocidal Organ” Movie Trailer Broadcasts During “Psycho-Pass 2”

Project Itoh’s sci-fi novel Genocidal Organ is getting a full-length animated feature film in 2015. The film has become widely talked about since it was greenlit, but information is still scarce.

Dec. 14, 2014 13:000

“Samurai Warriors” TV Anime to Begin on Jan. 11, 2015, Character Songs Also Announced

“Samurai Warriors” TV Anime to Begin on Jan. 11, 2015, Character Songs Also Announced

The date and time of the first broadcast of the TV anime Samurai Warriors based on the hugely popular action game Samurai Warriors 4 has been announced. The broadcast will begin on Jan. 11, 2015 on TV Tokyo and other networks.

Dec. 14, 2014 07:000

Newest Video to Release for PS4 Game “Disgaea 5” Introduces Personality and Special Skills of Killia, a Young Demon Who Vows Revenge

Newest Video to Release for PS4 Game “Disgaea 5” Introduces Personality and Special Skills of Killia, a Young Demon Who Vows Revenge

Today (Dec. 11, 2014), Nippon Ichi Software released the newest video for its PlayStation 4 software Disgaea 5 slated to release on March 26, 2015.

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