Miku Expo 2014 Report: Miku’s Popularity is Strong in the US Too

A new page in the history of Hatsune Miku has been created.

Jim Lee of *Batman* Series Fame to Attend International Manga Fest 2014 in Japan

Jim Lee, a masterful American comic artist who has worked on the Batman series, which turns 75 this year, is coming to Japan! A discussion, live painting, signing, and other events are planned.

Details Revealed & Jacket Released for Egoist’s Fifth Single “Fallen”

A song that ties in with the currently airing TV anime Psycho-Pass 2! The jacket was created by redjuice!

Manga Artist Akira Himekawa Teaches How to Draw Manga with Masterpiece *The Legend of Zelda*!

The Legend of Zelda series is popular worldwide in a number of forms including games, manga, and figures. Now, the creators behind the manga adaptation of the series are showing us how to draw Japanese manga! This is the first time that Himekawa will be sharing their work process! Fans won’t want to miss this.

SAO Exhibit to Be Held

An exhibit of the TV anime Sword Art Online is on now at the Tokyo Anime Center from Oct. 15-26.

New Ending Theme of TV Anime *Pokémon: XY* Revealed!? Glued to Shokotan’s Live Tour “Greed Revolution”

Shokotan aka Shoko Nakagawa, who “greedily” takes part in all kinds of activities such as singing, show MCing, voice acting, acting, and producing the fashion brand mmts, has embarked on her tour “Shoko Nakagawa Live Tour 2014 ‘Donyoku Kakumei (Greed Revolution)’” on Oct. 12.

Danboard Photo Exhibition on Now at Daimaru Shinsaibashi

The Danboard Photo Exhibition organized by Movic is on now from Oct. 8-20 at Daimaru Shinsaibashi.

Have You Seen the Video? Hatsune Miku Appears on Popular CBS Program

Hatsune Miku made a guest appearance on the popular program Late Show with David Letterman of the American CBS broadcasting network and performed the song “Sharing the World.”

Fundraising Begins on Kickstarter for Practical English Materials Collection for Studying Anime!

A collection of valuable information is in the works that explains the behind-the-scenes details on production of the anime Santa Company, which was successfully funded on Kickstarter.

Creator Interview: Cure Employee takanashi

“To those who don’t know better, they won’t think they're anime accessories. But those who know, will get it. Those are the kind of things I want to make.” - Cure Employee takanashi

Dilapidated Building Becomes Temporary Museum: #BCTION Creates a World Interweaving Street Art and Cosplay

There's an old office building in Kojimachi, Tokyo that's scheduled to be demolished. But before that, an art project transformed the entire building into a museum. The name of the project is BCTION. It's taken from the idea that one action (A) influences the the next action (B) in a chain of creative expansion. This is represented in the equation ACTION x ACTION = BCTION.

Re-opening of Evangelion Store in Ikebukuro

The Evangelion Store re-opened in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro P’Parco on Oct. 3. The store offers the same selection of attractive products to entice Evangelion fans as the Harajuku location, which unfortunately closed its doors in June 2014. Approximately 200 people lined up outside on opening day, and the store bustled with people looking to buy goods right as the store opened.

Director Interview: "Rage of Bahamut" Anime Adaptation! (1/3)

Rage of Bahamut, the smartphone app that has garnered popularity around the world, will be made into an anime. It’s title will be Rage of Bahamut Genesis.

Manga Artist Combo Ume Holds Talk Show at TGS 2014

On the final day of Tokyo Game Show 2014, a talk show and signing event was held at the Tokyo Otaku Mode booth!

Waiting for Us at the Amuse Exhibition Were Year of the Sheep Alpacasso

Amuse Inc., creator of the popular Alpacasso series, held a private viewing for their new products!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Action & Sci-Fi

A look at the trailers for the nine anime beginning this fall with promising battle scenes!

Tokyo Game Show 2014 Comes to a Close

Take a look back at Tokyo Game Show 2014, which recorded the event’s second highest attendance in its history!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Academic and Comedic Series

Here’s our selection of 10 different trailers for cheerful, comedic school anime that will begin broadcast this October!

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Jul. 28, 2013 01:0012

“Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai! The Movie” to Release on Sept. 14 in 27 Theaters Across Japan

“Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai! The Movie” to Release on Sept. 14 in 27 Theaters Across Japan

An animated movie is being made for the popular TV anime Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai! that began its broadcast in October 2012.

Jul. 27, 2013 16:305

“Garden of Sinners” New Movie “Gospel in the Future” to Release on Sept. 28

“Garden of Sinners” New Movie “Gospel in the Future” to Release on Sept. 28

The latest episode in the Garden of Sinners movie series, Gospel in the Future, will be released in theaters on Sept. 28.

Jul. 27, 2013 14:308

A New Hatsune Miku Ita-Dominos Delivery Bike for Summer Hits the Streets of Akiba!

A New Hatsune Miku Ita-Dominos Delivery Bike for Summer Hits the Streets of Akiba!

In March of this year, the world’s only ita-Dominos delivery bike began gracing the streets of Akihabara decorated in a stunning graphic of Hatsune Miku.

Jul. 27, 2013 12:530

“The Flowers of Evil” Episode 12 Recap

“I believed in you,” she sadly told Takao in his dream.

Jul. 27, 2013 12:3815

Summer Wonder Festival 2013 to Begin Soon! Good Smile Company Figures to Debut!

Summer Wonder Festival 2013 to Begin Soon! Good Smile Company Figures to Debut!

On July 28, Summer Wonder Festival 2013 (WonFes) will be held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan.

Jul. 27, 2013 09:005

Additional News on “Puella Magi Madoka Magica” Film Announced!

Additional News on “Puella Magi Madoka Magica” Film Announced!

Puella Magi Madoka Magica originally broadcast as a late-night anime in January of 2011.

Jul. 27, 2013 07:000

“A Certain Scientific Railgun S” Episode 13 Recap: “Accelerator”

“A Certain Scientific Railgun S” Episode 13 Recap: “Accelerator”

“Tree Diagram”––the pride of Academy City, a supercomputer with the ability to make future predictions.

Jul. 27, 2013 05:004

Anime Series “Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova-” Official Site Updated and Music Video Released!

Anime Series “Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova-” Official Site Updated and Music Video Released!

The official website for the anime adaptation Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova-, set to begin airing this fall, has been updated.

Jul. 27, 2013 03:001

Tokyo Idol Festival 2013 Timetable and Area Map Annoucement!

Tokyo Idol Festival 2013 Timetable and Area Map Annoucement!

The timetable and area map have been announced for Japan’s largest idol festival Tokyo Idol Festival 2013 to be held on July 27 and 28 at Zepp Tokyo and other locations within Odaiba, Tokyo.

Jul. 27, 2013 01:337

“Attack on Titan” Goods to Be Sold in Advance at Summer Wonder Festival 2013

“Attack on Titan” Goods to Be Sold in Advance at Summer Wonder Festival 2013

On July 28, Summer Wonder Festival 2013 will be held, and Attack on Titan goods will be sold in advance at the “Wonderful Hobby Life for You!! 18” booth!

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