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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Sep. 28, 2013 09:0016

The Members of the Public Safety Bureau's Criminal Investigation Division Are Back in Action! Production Begins on New Season and Movie Adaptation of Psycho-Pass!

The Members of the Public Safety Bureau's Criminal Investigation Division Are Back in Action! Production Begins on New Season and Movie Adaptation of *Psycho-Pass*!

It has been announced that a second season and movie adaptation of the TV anime Psycho-Pass, which began broadcasting in October 2012 during the anime programming block noitaminA, are underway

Sep. 28, 2013 03:2234

“Mai Waifu” on Cars?! More than 1,000 Cars on Display at Itasha Festival Ita G Festa

“Mai Waifu” on Cars?! More than 1,000 Cars on Display at Itasha Festival Ita G Festa

The Eighth Ita G Festa, a festival for cars decorated with anime and game characters that are also referred to as itasha, was held on Sept. 22 in Odaiba Rainbow Town.

Sep. 27, 2013 19:0024

SoniAni - Super Sonico the Animation - An Unbelievable Anime Has been Announced for Super Sonico!

*SoniAni - Super Sonico the Animation* - An Unbelievable Anime Has been Announced for Super Sonico!

Super Sonico, Nitroplus’ beautiful concert mascot girl created in 2006, is getting her own anime called SoniAni - Super Sonico the Animation.

Sep. 27, 2013 11:004

Sega Genesis Glasses Purchasable at Tokyo Game Show!

Sega Genesis Glasses Purchasable at Tokyo Game Show!

At Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2013, held Sept. 19-22 at the Makuhari Messe convention center in Chiba, Japan, fans were able to pick up a pair of Sega Genesis Glasses prior to their December release.

Sep. 27, 2013 05:001

Monogatari Series Second Season Episode 9 Recap: “Mayoi Jiangshi, Part Three”

*Monogatari Series Second Season* Episode 9 Recap: “Mayoi Jiangshi, Part Three”

When the pair return to Aug. 21, the world is in ruins.

Sep. 27, 2013 01:003

TV Anime for Mikakunin de Shinkōkei is in the Works, Details to Be Announced at Special Event on Oct. 20

TV Anime for *Mikakunin de Shinkōkei* is in the Works, Details to Be Announced at Special Event on Oct. 20

On Sept. 21, a TV anime adaptation of Churi Arai’s manga Mikakunin de Shinkōkei, currently serialized in Manga 4-Koma Palette (Ichijinsha), was announced.

Sep. 26, 2013 18:001

Pilot Film for Blue Uru, the Phantom Sequel of Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise to Be Released in 2014

Pilot Film for *Blue Uru*, the Phantom Sequel of *Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise* to Be Released in 2014

It was announced that the production of Blue Uru would be resumed, and the decision to produce a pilot film was made earlier this year at the Gainax booth at Tokyo International Anime Fair 2013.

Sep. 26, 2013 16:1074

Cosplayers and Models: A Look Back at Tokyo Game Show 2013!

Cosplayers and Models: A Look Back at Tokyo Game Show 2013!

Over 50 photos of talented cosplayers and more!

Sep. 26, 2013 06:001

Latest Installment of Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan in Vol. 46 of Shonen Jump and New Manga Volume Releases

Latest Installment of *Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan* in Vol. 46 of *Shonen Jump* and New Manga Volume Releases

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is an extremely popular manga known for its majestic world of fantasy, characters full of unique personalities, and exciting dialogue.

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