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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Dec. 14, 2014 01:002

In Commemoration of the Conclusion of Serialization! Masashi Kishimoto “Naruto Exhibit” to Be Held in Tokyo and Osaka in 2015

In Commemoration of the Conclusion of Serialization! Masashi Kishimoto “Naruto Exhibit” to Be Held in Tokyo and Osaka in 2015

The serialization to the popular manga Naruto concluded in November, and it has been confirmed that a commemoration exhibit called “In Commemoration of the Conclusion of Serialization! Masashi Kishimoto Naruto Exhibit” will be held in Tokyo in spring 2015.

Dec. 13, 2014 13:002

Gainax’s Mysterious Project “Uru in Blue” Takes Aim at the World Stage, Main Production to Take Place in Singapore

Gainax’s Mysterious Project “Uru in Blue” Takes Aim at the World Stage, Main Production to Take Place in Singapore

Many fans no doubt know that a project spanning many years is warming up for a sequel to the feature length anime Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise, a masterpiece that left its mark on the history of anime.

Dec. 13, 2014 09:5148

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Slice of Life & Comedy Edition

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!

Dec. 13, 2014 07:438

Advance Ticket Purchase Present!! “Encore” Live Concert Movie Screening Comes to Los Angeles on Dec. 15 with exclusive US Pre-Sale of “IA/03”

Advance Ticket Purchase Present!! “Encore” Live Concert Movie Screening Comes to Los Angeles on Dec. 15 with exclusive US Pre-Sale of “IA/03”

Finally, the live concert movie featuring IA and Kagerou Project comes to Los Angeles on Dec. 15 at Downtown Independent for a special one-time engagement!

Dec. 13, 2014 07:002

See Life-Size Titans at USJ “AoT” Attraction! Levi Also Appears Thanks to Human Recreation Technique

See Life-Size Titans at USJ “AoT” Attraction! Levi Also Appears Thanks to Human Recreation Technique

Universal Studios Japan announced on Dec. 8 through its official website new information on the “Universal Cool Japan” project to be held for a limited time from Jan. 23 to May 10, 2015.

Dec. 13, 2014 01:002

“Death Parade” Broadcast Begins Jan. 9, 2015 on Nippon TV

“Death Parade” Broadcast Begins Jan. 9, 2015 on Nippon TV

The on-air schedule for the TV anime Death Parade has been confirmed. The broadcast will begin on Jan. 9, 2015 on Nippon TV and other networks.

Dec. 12, 2014 13:004

18K and Platinum?! Cute and Gorgeous Nekomimi Jewelry: Mimi Ring Premium

18K and Platinum?! Cute and Gorgeous Nekomimi Jewelry: Mimi Ring Premium

Cat-themed accessories have gathered unflinching popularity, and now extraordinarily gorgeous nekomimi (cat ears) rings have been introduced. These “Mimi Rings” on sale on the online jewelry site All Jewelry are genuine pieces of jewelry that come in silver, gold (10K/18K), or platinum.

Dec. 12, 2014 07:000

“Anno Hideaki’s World” and “Evangelion Exhibit” Are Being Held Concurrently in Hideaki Anno’s Hometown of Ube

“Anno Hideaki’s World” and “Evangelion Exhibit” Are Being Held Concurrently in Hideaki Anno’s Hometown of Ube

The special exhibits “Anno Hideaki’s World” and “Evangelion Exhibit” are being held concurrently in Hideaki Anno’s hometown of Ube, Yamaguchi Prefecture until Jan. 12, 2015.

Dec. 12, 2014 03:000

Anime “Ninja Slayer From Animation” Production Report, The Fifth!

Anime “Ninja Slayer From Animation” Production Report, The Fifth!

In this fifth report, we will be giving a before-the-show backstage report on the “Ninja Sound Guitar Thunderbolt” live concert, which happened on the same day as Ninja Festa! Let’s begin with a brief introduction of the event.

Dec. 12, 2014 01:001

“Ninja Slayer” Anime Trailer Releases, Characters Shown One After Another

“Ninja Slayer” Anime Trailer Releases, Characters Shown One After Another

Ninja Slayer, the cyberpunk ninja drama that started on Twitter, is getting an anime adaptation in spring 2015, the title of which is Ninja Slayer From Animation.

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