It has been announced that the animated movie K: Missing Kings to release in Japan on July 12 (Sat.) will first premiere at large-scale anime events overseas.
Figure production is about to enter a new era!
When you hear of a city deeply connected to anime, what city do you think of? Whether it be Akihabara - the otaku paradise, or Ikebukuro which has been flourishing with female otaku lately, or Nagano where one can find rare anime goods, there are many cities in Tokyo that are deeply connected to anime.
Anime songs (anison) from Japan are currently highly popular overseas, with anison singers frequently holding concerts and events. Among these anison singers, one who is picking up considerable attention is Gero.
We give you an exclusive look at the design department of one of Japan’s foremost figure makers, Kotobukiya!
Fans are increasing all over the world! But, what kind of doll is a Pullip?
“Anison is a righteous magic that crosses borders and makes people smile in an instant.” - Shoko Nakagawa
Infiltrating the offices of renowned Japanese figure manufacturer Kotobukiya!
“The current age of otaku culture is a lucky time.” - Shoko Nakagawa
A new TV commercial created to commemorate the release of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd, a rhythm-action game that features Vocaloid Hatsune Miku, has created a huge stir.
For otaku who like anime, manga, and games, their home, in particular their bedroom, is a private space where they can showcase the full extent of their fandom through a carefully selected and arranged collection of figures, manga, games, and other otaku goods...
PVs for the opening and ending theme songs, a special screening of a PV of the upcoming live-action movie, and more!
On March 27, the award ceremony was held for the Cartoon Grand Prize, for which recommended works from 2013 are chosen from different categories by mainly bookstore employees. Winning the Grand Prize this year was Kaoru Mori’s manga The Bride’s Stories.
Let’s look at how otaku in Japan celebrate April Fools’ Day!
On March 15, 2014, representatives from Square Enix held an unprecedented event in a Los Angeles art gallery to celebrate the North American release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster.
The popular anime is collaborating with the first maid cafe, Cure Maid Cafe. The collaborative cafe, titled Kill la Kill Cafe, is open now until April 6 (Sun).
A “new edited version” of Season 1 will be broadcast on Noitamina in July! Psycho-Pass 2 will begin in October! And this winter, Psycho-Pass the Movie will have a countrywide roadshow release!
Here is everything about anime!
Fairy Tail is scheduled to make it's return on April 5, 2014. With that being said, the official Fairy Tail site, FairyTail-TV.com, recently showcased a brand new preview of the anime.
Mar. 1, 2014 01:0010
The model of the live-action Titan is amazing!
Feb. 28, 2014 13:004
Since it’s release in 2008, the Hakuōki series of Shinsengumi-themed adventure games intended for females has acquired tremendous support.
Feb. 28, 2014 07:0020
A life-size model of the variable fighter Valkyrie VF-25F debuts at Tokyo Skytree!
Feb. 28, 2014 01:004
The channels to broadcast Mushishi: Zoku-Shō beginning this April have been decided. The anime will broadcast on Tokyo MX, GTV, Tochigi TV, ABC, and BS11.
Feb. 27, 2014 13:002
Shotaro Ishinomori’s special-effects TV drama Android Kikaider that began in 1972 is getting a reboot 40 years later.
Feb. 27, 2014 07:005
Yukijirushi, a mainstay in the Japanese dairy industry, celebrated the 50th anniversary of its popular product Yukijirushi Coffee in 2013 and began a project called “Our Yukiko-tan Project” for creating an official brand character.
Feb. 26, 2014 13:002
Konami will release its PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 game Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes on March 20.
Feb. 26, 2014 07:002
“As my first art book, I’d say it’s pretty great. I can now die happy (laughs).” - RJB
Feb. 26, 2014 01:004
Popular singer and voice actress Aya Hirano released her latest album, Vivid, on Feb. 19, 2014.
Feb. 26, 2014 01:005
The “Singing Keyboard: Pocket Miku” (a special supplement to Otona no Kagaku Magazine) will be released on April 3 by Gakken Education Publishing.