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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.

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!

Interview with Hideaki Anno, Creator of *Evangelion* [1/2]

In 1995, Hideaki Anno directed the TV anime Neon Genesis Evangelion, which went on to become a social phenomenon and secured his place in the anime world. He's gone on to create the Rebuild of Evangelion film series, and in November 2012, announced the latest film, Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo. Fans from around the world listened eagerly to what he had to say.

*Evangelion* 20th Anniversary Bombshell, a Mysterious Work Just Like *Attack on Titan*, and… Hideaki Anno Talk Show “Director Edition” Report

This is Part 2 of our report on the Hideaki Anno talk event held at Tokyo International Film Festival. This time, Anno talks deeply about the animation works he has directed. And he drops a bombshell about Evangelion...

Anime *Psycho-Pass 2* OP “Enigmatic Feeling” Releases on Nov. 5

The design of the limited edition jacket shows a jet black special issue Dominator!

Hideaki Anno Talks Deep About Himself! Hideaki Anno Talk Event: Live-Action Edition

Hideaki Anno put on talk events at the recently held Tokyo International Film Festival. Here, we report on one of the events called “Live-Action Edition.”

Soccer Team Collaborates with *A Certain Scientific Railgun*!

A collaboration event between a soccer team and the anime A Certain Scientific Railgun called “Soccer Match with a Certain Anime” was held! We went to check out the game!

Spider-Man X Attack on Titan Collaboration?!

It seems like an otaku's crazy dream, but it's real.

Share Your Memories of *Naruto*! Shonen Jump Begins Accepting Comments!

The hugely popular manga Naruto is on the verge of its climax, and there is huge buzz surrounding its upcoming finale. Meanwhile, continuing from its first fanart campaign, Shonenjump.viz.com has begun accepting comments regarding Naruto memories.

Let’s Take a Look Back at 15 Years of *Naruto* on the Special Site “Naruto Final Countdown!”

A special site called “Naruto Final Countdown!” has opened on the official site of the hugely popular Weekly Shonen Jump manga Naruto, the conclusion to which is closing in.

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Aug. 28, 2013 16:3435

World-Class Creators Collaborate on "Project Phoenix" - The Beginning of the Most Luxurious Indie Game Experience Ever!

World-Class Creators Collaborate on "Project Phoenix" - The Beginning of the Most Luxurious Indie Game Experience Ever!

"Project Phoenix" is seeking backers from the crowdfunding site Kickstarter!

Aug. 28, 2013 07:103

Yūki Kaji and Tomokazu Sugita Join the Cast of Shoji Kawamori’s Multi-Dimensional Project, “Nobunaga the Fool”

Yūki Kaji and Tomokazu Sugita Join the Cast of Shoji Kawamori’s Multi-Dimensional Project, “Nobunaga the Fool”

Production is advancing on the new stage project Nobunaga the Fool from Shoji Kawamori, who is known for such series as Macross.

Aug. 28, 2013 02:1026

Introducing “Ichiban Kuji: Gintama: The Movie: The Final Chapter: Be Forever Yorozuya”!

Introducing “Ichiban Kuji: Gintama: The Movie: The Final Chapter: Be Forever Yorozuya”!

On Aug. 31, the newest Ichiban Kuji, ““Ichiban Kuji: Gintama: The Movie: The Final Chapter: Be Forever Yorozuya,” (600 yen including tax per entry) will begin at Lawson, HMV, Tsutaya, Animate, Jump Shop, and bookstore locations throughout Japan!

Aug. 27, 2013 17:004

“Ange Vierge” PV Releases as Part of Fujimi Shobo and Media Factory’s Big Project

“Ange Vierge” PV Releases as Part of Fujimi Shobo and Media Factory’s Big Project

Fuji Shimbo and Media Factory are known for taking the lead of part of Japan’s entertainment industry, and now the two companies have come together on the huge endeavor that is Ange Vierge.

Aug. 27, 2013 13:001

Cutting-Edge Art Born from Japanese History! Introducing Tanbo Art from All Over Japan

Cutting-Edge Art Born from Japanese History! Introducing Tanbo Art from All Over Japan

These pictures are a form of modern art called “tanbo art” (rice field art) that originated from Inakadate in Aomori Prefecture.

Aug. 27, 2013 11:0015

Renowned Cosplayer Alodia Gosiengfiao Visits Japan and Explores the Kawaii Fashion of Tokyo

Renowned Cosplayer Alodia Gosiengfiao Visits Japan and Explores the Kawaii Fashion of Tokyo

Alodia Gosiengfiao––a big fan of Japanese anime, games, and cosplay––visited Japan at the beginning of this month. Alodia is a huge icon among otaku fans and has over 1.9 million likes on her Facebook page.

Aug. 27, 2013 07:0015

This Story Gaining Worldwide Attention Begins with a Thunderous Roar! Manga “Attack on Titan” Chapter 1 Video Now Available on Mangapolo!

This Story Gaining Worldwide Attention Begins with a Thunderous Roar! Manga “Attack on Titan” Chapter 1 Video Now Available on Mangapolo!

This is the grand story of a world encapsulated within 50-meter-tall walls. Outside of these walls roam mysterious, gigantic creatures called Titans: the biggest threat to humanity due to their insatiable appetite for humans. In order to protect themselves from this menace, humanity lives their lives peacefully inside giant walls.

Aug. 27, 2013 04:42127

Popular Cosplayer Enako Captivates 2,000 People at CAF Summer 2013 in China

Popular Cosplayer Enako Captivates 2,000 People at CAF Summer 2013 in China

Enako is a popular cosplayer who is taking Asia by storm. In 2012, she widen her areas of activity by visiting six cities across China, Thailand, and Myanmar. Being an international cosplayer from Japan, she has attracted an extremely large amount of attention from those overseas.

Aug. 26, 2013 16:3012

"Fate/stay night" Customized Anime Stamps Now On Sale!

"Fate/stay night" Customized Anime Stamps Now On Sale!

The popular game Fate/stay night has collaborated with Itaindou to release a customizable set of themed stamps for its fans.

Aug. 26, 2013 11:0039

Shibuya’s Pop Culture Shop Destination, Shibu Pop (1 of 2)

Shibuya’s Pop Culture Shop Destination, Shibu Pop (1 of 2)

Shibu Pop satisfies pop-culture fans with a variety of stores to browse.

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