In celebration of the release of the newest Pokémon movie, Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, and the simultaneously screening short film Pikachu, What Kind of Keys Are These?, an exhibit called “Pokémon the Movie XY Exhibit: Let’s Meet Pikachu at the Roppongi Hills Observatory!” is taking place now.
An interview with Yusuke Iseya, the actor who plays Shinomori Aoshi in Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends!
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.
Jun. 26, 2013 06:427
Earlier this month, Namco Bandai Group’s Banpresto released the figure “Dragon Ball Z Master Stars Piece the Son Goku” in amusement centers throughout Japan.
Jun. 26, 2013 06:383
The jacket illustration of the pre-order exclusive limited edition of Mayu Watanabe’s fourth single “Rappa Renshuchu” was decided by a contest via the popular Japanese illustration site, Pixiv.
Jun. 25, 2013 22:330
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu held an additional performance on her world tour on May 30 at Shibuya Public Hall.
Jun. 25, 2013 21:190
Pac-Man, the worldwide popular game created in Japan, has been made into a new TV anime.
Jun. 25, 2013 20:182
This year from July 4-7, Anime Expo, the largest otaku convention in the U.S., will be held in Los Angeles.
Jun. 25, 2013 19:173
The second season of Senyu, the TV anime adaptation of a popular comic that was born on Nico Nico Seiga, will begin on July 2.
Jun. 25, 2013 18:152
Square Enix has begun accepting pre-orders for the “Dragon Quest Slime Hourglass.”
Jun. 25, 2013 17:140
With the release of her first album Apple Symphony back in April, voice actress Ayana Taketatsu has gained tremendous support from those in the music industry and has carved out a new musical genre called “Akishiba.”
Jun. 25, 2013 16:142
On June 1, Izumi Products, a manufacturer of popular electric shavers and other products, introduced new packaging featuring a moe character.
Jun. 25, 2013 13:599
Ufotable Cafe is a cafe run by the anime production studio Ufotable, which is responsible for continuing to create hit works such as Fate/Zero and Kara no Kyokai.