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
We’ve compiled trailers for anime beginning this summer for you to check out! In this second part, we’ll introduce 12 anime with stories of adolescence.
“In the name of the moon, I will punish you!” This is a phrase that anime fans around the world are likely familiar with. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Sailor Moon, which is loved not just in Japan but all over the world.
We’ve collected trailers of anime beginning in July! First, let’s take a look at 11 action anime overflowing with tense battle scenes and cool characters.
Yet another new otaku event has been born in Japan! Ikebukuro becomes the city of anime films!
An anime adaptation is in the works for the cyberpunk ninja action series Ninja Slayer! We spoke with the series’ two creators!
Jun. 11, 2014 01:0010
“Toranomon Hills,” scheduled to open on June 11, introduced its official character named Toranomon.
Jun. 10, 2014 13:009
Pre-orders have finally begun for "Nendoroid Link: The Wind Waker Ver.", a Nendoroid figure of Link, the protagonist of The Legend of Zelda series. This is an interview with the heads of Nendoroid planning and production about what led to its release and behind-the-scenes production stories.
Jun. 10, 2014 07:008
The first new anime in the Sailor Moon series in 17 years, Sailor Moon Crystal, will begin this year.
Jun. 10, 2014 00:494
Each year, Sanrio holds a popularity vote of its original characters called the Sanrio Character Ranking, and this year as well many characters have entered. Here, we will introduce one of them: My Melody.
Jun. 9, 2014 13:006
We interviewed Mr. Aoki and Mr. Ishii who are in charge of the Sanrio Character Ranking and asked them about the important aspects of the contest.
Jun. 9, 2014 07:003
This is Part 6 of Episode 13 of Japacon TV, a show that introduces the popular subcultures of Japan, which is titled “Dream Collaborations Between Anime and Commercials?! The Frontlines of the Anime Advertisement Business.” Continuing from Part 5, we concentrate on an interview regarding the inside story of an anime commercial created by Taisei Corporation, Japan’s largest construction company.
Jun. 9, 2014 01:0211
Broadcast information has been announced for the TV anime adaptation of Tokyo Ghoul to begin airing this summer.
Jun. 8, 2014 13:004
A two-part movie sequel based on the popular manga Rurouni Kenshin, which was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) from 1994 to 1999, will be releasing this summer.
Jun. 8, 2014 07:007
I await your votes in the Character Ranking! -Yuko Yamaguchi