Figure production is about to enter a new era!
When you hear of a city deeply connected to anime, what city do you think of? Whether it be Akihabara - the otaku paradise, or Ikebukuro which has been flourishing with female otaku lately, or Nagano where one can find rare anime goods, there are many cities in Tokyo that are deeply connected to anime.
Anime songs (anison) from Japan are currently highly popular overseas, with anison singers frequently holding concerts and events. Among these anison singers, one who is picking up considerable attention is Gero.
We give you an exclusive look at the design department of one of Japan’s foremost figure makers, Kotobukiya!
Fans are increasing all over the world! But, what kind of doll is a Pullip?
“Anison is a righteous magic that crosses borders and makes people smile in an instant.” - Shoko Nakagawa
Infiltrating the offices of renowned Japanese figure manufacturer Kotobukiya!
“The current age of otaku culture is a lucky time.” - Shoko Nakagawa
A new TV commercial created to commemorate the release of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd, a rhythm-action game that features Vocaloid Hatsune Miku, has created a huge stir.
For otaku who like anime, manga, and games, their home, in particular their bedroom, is a private space where they can showcase the full extent of their fandom through a carefully selected and arranged collection of figures, manga, games, and other otaku goods...
PVs for the opening and ending theme songs, a special screening of a PV of the upcoming live-action movie, and more!
On March 27, the award ceremony was held for the Cartoon Grand Prize, for which recommended works from 2013 are chosen from different categories by mainly bookstore employees. Winning the Grand Prize this year was Kaoru Mori’s manga The Bride’s Stories.
Let’s look at how otaku in Japan celebrate April Fools’ Day!
On March 15, 2014, representatives from Square Enix held an unprecedented event in a Los Angeles art gallery to celebrate the North American release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster.
The popular anime is collaborating with the first maid cafe, Cure Maid Cafe. The collaborative cafe, titled Kill la Kill Cafe, is open now until April 6 (Sun).
A “new edited version” of Season 1 will be broadcast on Noitamina in July! Psycho-Pass 2 will begin in October! And this winter, Psycho-Pass the Movie will have a countrywide roadshow release!
Here is everything about anime!
Fairy Tail is scheduled to make it's return on April 5, 2014. With that being said, the official Fairy Tail site, FairyTail-TV.com, recently showcased a brand new preview of the anime.
Dance to the opening theme “Decorator” in sync with the in-game action! "Dance with PS Vita" video encourages players to dance along with Hatsune Miku!
May. 18, 2013 03:2713
Killer is Dead is an action game for the PS3 and Xbox 360 that is being jointly produced by publisher Kadokawa Games and Grasshopper Manufacture. Recently, Cutie 3, a group of girls doing PR for the game, was announced.
May. 17, 2013 06:5918
Ennichisai 2013 will be held from May 25-26 at Blok M in Jakarta Selatan, Jakarta, Indonesia.
May. 17, 2013 06:092
On April 25, Spike Chunsoft started distributing the iOS sound novel Kamaitachi no Yoru: Smart Sound Novel.
May. 17, 2013 05:0412
If you don’t end it, it won’t start - gazing at the unfinished past.
May. 17, 2013 05:039
The rhythm action game Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2 will be released this fall by Sega on the Nintendo 3DS.
May. 17, 2013 05:011
A headband indispensable for cosplay is finally being produced for the female character Mao (Demon King) from the popular TV anime Maoyu Mao Yusha, which was broadcast from January to March of this year.
May. 17, 2013 04:581
Frontier Gate Boost+ is an action RPG for the PSP that was released on March 14.
May. 17, 2013 04:534
In connection with the “Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine Original Picture Collection” currently available, a special, reproduced illustration created and autographed by the work’s character designer Takeshi Koike will release.
May. 17, 2013 02:101
To commemorate the 60th anniversary of the debut of sci-fi manga master Leiji Matsumoto, who lived in Fukuoka Prefecture, an exhibit of Matsumoto’s treasures called “The World of Leiji Matsumoto” was held from April 26 to May 13 at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum.
May. 17, 2013 02:092
The opening theme for the film Pokémon Best Wishes! The Movie: ExtremeSpeed Genesect: Mewtwo's Awakening that will be releasing in theaters throughout Japan on July 13 has been decided.