Natsume's Book of Friends Art Exhibition [Photo Report]

Natsume's Book of Friends Art Exhibition [Photo Report]

Natsume Yuujinchou manga and anime art featured in special exhibit!

Fullmetal Alchemist Live Action Movie First Trailer Unveiled!

Fullmetal Alchemist Live Action Movie First Trailer Unveiled!

The short trailer gives a first glance into the world of Fullmetal Alchemist with astounding CG effects.

Tokyo International Film Festival - Interview with Director Hosoda Mamoru [Event Report]

Tokyo International Film Festival - Interview with Director Hosoda Mamoru [Event Report]

Tokyo Otaku Mode sits down with anime director Hosoda Mamoru as he talks about his films.

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Gets Live-Action Movie!

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Gets Live-Action Movie!

Starring Yamazaki Kento, Kamiki Ryunosuke, Komatsu Nana and more!

Cafe Mugiwara [Photo Report]

Cafe Mugiwara [Photo Report]

The perfect location for followers of the Straw Hat Pirates to cast anchor!

Tokyo Game Show 2016 [Photo Report]

Tokyo Game Show 2016 [Photo Report]

Join us on a tour of Tokyo Game Show 2016!

Kirby Café Tokyo 2016 [Photo Report]

Kirby Café Tokyo 2016 [Photo Report]

Chef Kirby and his Waddle Dee assistants have arrived in Tokyo to set up their shop!

Comiket 90 Photo Report

Comiket 90 Photo Report

We’ve gathered the best of cosplay during this year’s summer Comic Market 90!

[Event Report] World Cosplay Summit 2016

[Event Report] World Cosplay Summit 2016

The best of the best from around the world battle it out in Nagoya, Japan for the annual cosplay championship!

The World of Dragon Quest Comes to Life at Arena Show! Dragon Quest Live Spectacle Tour Report

The World of Dragon Quest Comes to Life at Arena Show! Dragon Quest Live Spectacle Tour Report

If you were able to actually enter the world of Dragon Quest what kind of adventure would you go on? This kind of whimsical atmosphere bringing to l...

Special Interview: Japanese Digital Animation - Where We Are and Where We’re Going (Part 2/2)

Special Interview: Japanese Digital Animation - Where We Are and Where We’re Going (Part 2/2)

Special Interview: Japanese Digital Animation - Where We Are and Where We’re Going (Part 2/2)In this exclusive long interview with the staff of an...

[Event Report] Celebrate 30 Years of Studio Ghibli with the Great Ghibli Exhibition!

[Event Report] Celebrate 30 Years of Studio Ghibli with the Great Ghibli Exhibition!

More than 30 years have passed since Studio Ghibli was founded on June 15, 1985. To commemorate their success, Studio Ghibli has opened an exhibition packed with artwork and displays capturing their history.

Animation Cel from the 80s & 90s: A Trip Down Nostalgia Lane

Animation Cel from the 80s & 90s: A Trip Down Nostalgia Lane

We visit an animation cel art exhibition and find ourselves surrounded by childhood =)

The Official English Localization Project for Visual Novel “Sharin no Kuni, Himawari no Shojo” Begins!

The Official English Localization Project for Visual Novel “Sharin no Kuni, Himawari no Shojo” Begins!

Ready to be moved to tears and have your mind completely blown?The phenomenal Japanese visual novel *Sharin no Kuni, Himawari no Shojo (Wheel Coun...

Hatsune Miku Expo 2016 LA Live Show Report

Hatsune Miku Expo 2016 LA Live Show Report

Miku's Biggest North American tour yet!

[Event Report] My Hero Academia x animate Cafe Opens in Ikebukuro!

[Event Report] My Hero Academia x animate Cafe Opens in Ikebukuro!

Celebrating My Hero Academia’s anime adaptation, it’s now collaborating with animate Café’s Store No. 3 in Ikebukuro, Japan!

Special Interview: Japanese Digital Animation - Where We Are and Where We’re Going (Part 1/2)

Special Interview: Japanese Digital Animation - Where We Are and Where We’re Going (Part 1/2)

One year, 195 movies.This is the number of new anime movies released in Japan in 2015. If you include already existing anime broadcast on TV, this n...

The Tokyo Toy Show is Paradise for Adults and Children Alike!

The Tokyo Toy Show is Paradise for Adults and Children Alike!

Have a sneak preview at the International Tokyo Toy Show 2016!

  • Natsume's Book of Friends Art Exhibition [Photo Report]
  • Fullmetal Alchemist Live Action Movie First Trailer Unveiled!
  • Tokyo International Film Festival - Interview with Director Hosoda Mamoru [Event Report]
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Gets Live-Action Movie!
  • Cafe Mugiwara [Photo Report]
  • Tokyo Game Show 2016 [Photo Report]
  • Kirby Café Tokyo 2016 [Photo Report]
  • Good Smile Company 15th Anniversary Exhibition: Nendoroids [Photo Report]
  • Gatebox Home Live feat. Hatsune Miku Collaborative Content Available Exclusively at Magical Mirai 2016
  • Comiket 90 Photo Report
  • [Event Report] World Cosplay Summit 2016
  • The World of Dragon Quest Comes to Life at Arena Show! Dragon Quest Live Spectacle Tour Report
  • Special Interview: Japanese Digital Animation - Where We Are and Where We’re Going (Part 2/2)
  • [Event Report] Celebrate 30 Years of Studio Ghibli with the Great Ghibli Exhibition!
  • Animation Cel from the 80s & 90s: A Trip Down Nostalgia Lane
  • The Official English Localization Project for Visual Novel “Sharin no Kuni, Himawari no Shojo” Begins!
  • Hatsune Miku Expo 2016 LA Live Show Report
  • [Event Report] My Hero Academia x animate Cafe Opens in Ikebukuro!
  • Special Interview: Japanese Digital Animation - Where We Are and Where We’re Going (Part 1/2)
  • The Tokyo Toy Show is Paradise for Adults and Children Alike!

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Mar. 19, 2015 03:00

Hatsune Miku VocaloP Special Feature: Kurousa-P, Creator of “Senbonzakura”

There are only four more Hatsune Miku VocaloPs to introduce in this series! For this 11th volume, we introduce Kurousa-P, creator of the song “Senbonzakura.”

Mar. 18, 2015 21:00

A Comedy About Breaking Out of School, ‘Young Magazine’ Serialization ‘Prison School’ TV Anime Airs Summer 2015

ANIME / A Comedy About Breaking Out of School, ‘Young Magazine’ Serialization ‘Prison School’ TV Anime Airs Summer 2015

The manga Prison School has been green-lit for a TV anime! Announced on March 16, the anime is set to air in summer 2015. The official teaser site also opened unveiling a key visual and the first PV.

Mar. 18, 2015 13:00

Exciting ‘Naruto’ Stage Play to Tour Japan; Live Viewing to Be Held on Final Day, May 10

EVENT / Exciting ‘Naruto’ Stage Play to Tour Japan; Live Viewing to Be Held on Final Day, May 10

The Naruto stage play that has been garnering so much buzz since it was announced won’t just be coming to Fukuoka, Osaka, and Miyagi. It has been confirmed that the play will be coming to theaters all over Japan.

Mar. 18, 2015 06:38

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Action/Battle Edition]

FEATURED / Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Action/Battle Edition]

Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!

Mar. 18, 2015 05:00

‘Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda’ Hits Theaters on Sept. 19! Limited Sales of Advance Tickets at AnimeJapan

MOVIE / ‘Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda’ Hits Theaters on Sept. 19! Limited Sales of Advance Tickets at AnimeJapan

The release date has been set for Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda, a new film by the staff behind Toradora! and Anohana: The Flower We Saw. The film will have a countrywide roadshow release on Sept. 19.

Mar. 18, 2015 03:00

Hatsune Miku VocaloP Special Feature: cosMo@Bousou-P, Creator of “Hatsune Miku no Shoushitsu”

The subject of this 10th installment in our Hatsune Miku VocaloP introductory series is cosMo@Bousou-P!

Mar. 17, 2015 21:00

‘Seraph of the End’ Author Pens Draft for Anime; Daisuke Ono Joins Cast

ANIME / ‘Seraph of the End’ Author Pens Draft for Anime; Daisuke Ono Joins Cast

An advance screening of episodes 1 and 2 of the TV anime Seraph of the End was held at Marunouchi Piccadilly in Yurakucho, Tokyo on March 15.

Mar. 17, 2015 13:00

‘The Idolmaster Million Live!’ Manga Volume 1 Hits Shelves; Deluxe Edition Includes Original CD

MANGA / ‘The Idolmaster Million Live!’ Manga Volume 1 Hits Shelves; Deluxe Edition Includes Original CD

The Idolmaster is a popular title in a variety of media, and now manga has been added to this list. On March 12, the first tankobon volume of the manga adaptation of the social game The Idolmaster Million Live! was released.

Mar. 17, 2015 05:00

‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ Coming to Niconico; Live Broadcast and VOD Streaming to Start

ANIME / ‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ Coming to Niconico; Live Broadcast and VOD Streaming to Start

The anime series Fullmetal Alchemist is coming to Niconico all at once. From March 22–31, all episodes of the TV series that ran for four years from 2003 as well as Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa will be available for streaming.

Mar. 17, 2015 03:00

Hatsune Miku VocaloP Special Feature: sasakure.UK, Creator of “Hello, Planet”

In this series, we introduce Hatsune Miku’s VocaloPs, vol. 9 of which features sasakure.UK, the creator of “Hello, Planet.”

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