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!
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. 24, 2013 15:461
Sagamiya Foods, a tofu producing company of Maebashi city, announced “Big Zam Tofu” as the third tofu of its Gundam series tofu that has included the green, shocking “Zaku Tofu” and the hotpot-intended “Z’Gok Tofu.” The tofu went on sale on June 6.
Jun. 24, 2013 14:434
Pony Canyon, makers of such anime as the currently broadcasting Attack on Titan and The Devil is a Part-Timer, together with Hisanori Yoshida, an announcer for Nippon Broadcasting who is active in anime-related programs and events, are jointly holding the Animeka Taishou Awards.
Jun. 24, 2013 14:405
This summer, Digital Hollywood University will hold the “Summer Program 2013,” which is targeted toward foreign students interested in Japan’s pop culture.
Jun. 24, 2013 14:241
Dempagumi.inc’s new single “Denden Passion” released on May 29 has reached fifth place on the Oricon Daily Ranking.
Jun. 23, 2013 05:1411
We interviewed game conceptor Keiji Inafune to find out all about his new PS Vita game, Soul Sacrifice.
Jun. 23, 2013 05:122
When Mikoto infiltrates the next facility, she is attacked by traps one after the other.
Jun. 23, 2013 05:126
The second album by the girl unit ClariS, Second Story, will be released on June 26. To commemorate the album’s release, an event will be held on June 25 at Nicofarre in Roppongi, Tokyo.
Jun. 23, 2013 05:103
The big name guest artists for North America’s biggest Japanese anime event, Anime Expo 2013, have now been announced.
Jun. 23, 2013 05:090
The newest stage play for Yowamushi Pedal, a popular manga currently serialized in Weekly Shonen Champion (published by Akita Publishing), will be performed this summer.
Jun. 23, 2013 05:0711
Capcom’s Nintendo 3DS game Monster Hunter 4 will be released on Sept. 14 in Japan.