"I’m sitting on a number of new project ideas." - Katsuhiro Otomo
Currently, Japanese anime culture is popular and widespread among the youth in Vietnam. Prominent in the anime culture, an eshi exhibition that has been held in many countries will come to Vietnam in early March 2014.
On Feb. 28, Katsuhiro Otomo’s poster exhibit “’Posters’ - Otomo Katsuhiro × Graphic Design” opened to the public. The exhibit features approximately 50 different pieces including artwork from Akira and collaborative advertisements.
A life-size model of the variable fighter Valkyrie VF-25F debuts at Tokyo Skytree!
“As my first art book, I’d say it’s pretty great. I can now die happy (laughs).” - RJB
“My favorite inspiration is naked women.” - RJB
Crypton Future Media, the company famous for producing and selling Vocaloids, organized an event called Snow Miku 2014 and matched it with the duration of the 65th Sapporo Snow Festival held in Sapporo, Hokkaido from Feb. 5 (Wed) to 11 (Tue).
A spring anime to watch out for! The long-awaited TV anime adaptation of a sports manga with over 3 million copies in print!
Our second photo report! Feast your eyes on the cute and sexy side of Winter Wonder Festival 2014!
We’ve put together a photo report of everything cool we found at Winter Wonder Festival 2014. Take a thorough look!
The company that gave birth to many popular characters such as Hello Kitty and My Melody, Sanrio, is organizing Sanrio Expo 2014 featuring new characters, new projects, and licensed goods for the 40th anniversary year of Hello Kitty.
Winter Wonder Festival 2014 was held on Feb. 9! The venue was colored with tons of beautiful figures!
The Wake Up, Girls! anime series began broadcasting on Jan. 10. To coincide with the beginning of the series, a film adaptation was released as well. What really sets this project apart though is that the rookie voice actors behind the characters are actually performing as the idol group in the real world!
Trailers for anime that will begin airing this spring have already started to be released. Here we’ll introduce 12 titles with trailers that have been released, including Season 2 of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and Gokukoku no Brynhildr.
What’s more important than a glamorous life?
The first new figure series to release in five years!
Challenging the wall of dimensions with passion and technology! The fans’ enthusiasm for three-dimensionalizing Miku is without borders!
Recently, in the Simpsons episode "Married to the Blob," animators paid tribute to the works of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli.
Jan. 16, 2014 19:003
“Cool Japan” is the concept of the “JAPAN POP JUNGLE” that debuted in the AEON Mall Makuhari Shin Toshin, which just opened on Dec 20. Nine shops each...
Jan. 16, 2014 13:005
On Jan. 15, the Nintendo 3DS manga creation software Comic Studio from Collavier became available on the Nintendo eShop.
Jan. 16, 2014 07:005
The Blu-ray and DVD for the hit movie Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion, which was released theatrically on Oct. 26, 2013 and surpassed ￥2 billion in box office revenue, have been announced.
Jan. 16, 2014 01:002
On Jan. 9, the second season of the TV anime Silver Spoon began broadcasting on Fuji TV and other networks.
Jan. 15, 2014 13:002
MangaPolo, much like the global explorer Marco Polo, is on a mission to go to the "land of manga" to share its beauty with the Internet users of the world. Through its YouTube channel, MangaPolo distributes various videos related to manga.
Jan. 15, 2014 07:009
An unusual kind of cute, Rilakkuma is hugely popular with all ages!
Jan. 15, 2014 01:000
It’s been a long time since the internationalization of the Japanese anime industry. This references overseas expansion from the West to East Asia, and in recent years India and Southeast Asia. The waves of internationalization now seem to be extending to Africa.
Jan. 14, 2014 13:0025
The release of a new Sailor Moon anime, which picked up buzz when the project was greenlit, has been officially announced. The anime will be simultaneously distributed worldwide this July on the well-known video distribution portal site Nico Nico Douga.
Jan. 14, 2014 07:005
On Jan. 10, Konami announced that the Nintendo 3DS game New Love Plus+ will release on March 27.
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The incredibly popular Hatsune Miku is currently doing a limited collaboration with i+ (i plus), a new customizable pen!