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.

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!

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Dec. 11, 2014 01:002

"Knights of Sidonia the Movie" Teaser Releases, Reconstruction of the TV Series in 133 Minutes, Next Generation Visuals Come to the Big Screen

"Knights of Sidonia the Movie" Teaser Releases, Reconstruction of the TV Series in 133 Minutes, Next Generation Visuals Come to the Big Screen

The teaser trailer for Knights of Sidonia the Movie that was shockingly announced during an event on Nov. 23 has been completed and was released on Dec. 5.

Dec. 10, 2014 13:0021

Good Smile Company’s 500th Nendoroid is Sakura Miku

Good Smile Company’s 500th Nendoroid is Sakura Miku

Introducing Good Smile Company’s first Nendoroid made in Japan: Sakura Miku.

Dec. 10, 2014 07:000

Collaboration with Brand abrAsus - Danboard Becomes Thin Wallet and Small Wallet

Collaboration with Brand abrAsus - Danboard Becomes Thin Wallet and Small Wallet

Danboard, the popular character from the comic Yotsuba&!, and apparel brand abrAsus have collaborated and sales have begun on the two-fold leather wallet “Thin Wallet abrAsus” and tri-fold leather wallet “Small Wallet abrAsus.”

Dec. 10, 2014 01:000

“Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju” TV Anime Confirmed, New OAD to Star Tomokazu Seki

“Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju” TV Anime Confirmed, New OAD to Star Tomokazu Seki

A TV anime adaptation has been confirmed for the manga Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju which is currently serializing in Itan (Shueisha). This announcement is made all the merrier by the previously announced new OAD that will be bundled with the seventh volume of the manga.

Dec. 9, 2014 23:282

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

“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.

Dec. 9, 2014 13:002

Anime "Blood Blockade Battlefront" to Begin in April 2015, Official Site Opens

Anime "Blood Blockade Battlefront" to Begin in April 2015, Official Site Opens

In a big surprise announcement, a TV anime adaptation of Blood Blockade Battlefront was announced on Nov. 4, and now the broadcast schedule is already being released as well. The anime will begin broadcasting in April 2015.

Dec. 9, 2014 07:005

Fascinating Volume Published Revealing Storyboards for Gintama: The Final Chapter by Creator Hideaki Sorachi

Fascinating Volume Published Revealing Storyboards for *Gintama: The Final Chapter* by Creator Hideaki Sorachi

Gintama has entered its 10th year of serialization in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha). In commemoration, Gintama: The Movie: The Final Chapter: Be Forever Yorozuya Hideaki Sorachi Storyboard Book and the Resulting Anime Comics was released on Dec. 4.

Dec. 9, 2014 01:0016

An Untold Story About Mikasa and Annie - Attack on Titan Novel: Lost Girls Releases on Dec. 9

An Untold Story About Mikasa and Annie - *Attack on Titan Novel: Lost Girls* Releases on Dec. 9

Attack on Titan Novel: Lost Girls, a spin-off novel to the TV anime Attack on Titan, will release on Tuesday, Dec. 9.

Dec. 8, 2014 13:1310

Detective Conan: The Hellfire Sunflowers Movie to Release in April 2015, Featuring Kaito Kid

*Detective Conan: The Hellfire Sunflowers* Movie to Release in April 2015, Featuring Kaito Kid

Following the tradition of annual releases of Detective Conan movies, just recently announced are the title and visuals for the latest film! Under the title Detective Conan: The Hellfire Sunflowers, this new movie will feature the popular character Kaito Kid!

Dec. 8, 2014 07:0020

Hikaru Utada 15th Anniversary Cover Album Tracklist Announced, New PV “Beautiful World” Created by Eva Team Releases

Hikaru Utada 15th Anniversary Cover Album Tracklist Announced, New PV “Beautiful World” Created by *Eva* Team Releases

The Hikaru Utada 15th anniversary cover album Utada Hikaru no Uta - 13 Kumi no Ongakuka ni Yoru 13 no Kaishaku Nitsuite will release on Tuesday, Dec. 9. The tracklist to the album has now been announced.

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