Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [1/2]

GARNiDELiA has given us the opening theme songs for Mekakucity Actors, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Gundam Reconguista in G. We asked the group about their upcoming performance at Sakura-Con 2015 in April.

Sakura Exhibition 2015 Soon to Tour the States

Sakura Exhibition 2015 in Tokyo is currently being held for five days March 24–28. The exhibition will also be touring the States in April.

Japanese Pro Soccer Team to Participate in Comiket Special!!

The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.

AnimeJapan 2015 Closes as a Grand Success!

The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Slice of Life/School Edition]

Get excited - trailers for spring 2015 slice of life and school life anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list ahead of time!

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!

Tokyo One Piece Tower Opens on March 13!

Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!

George & Mattsun [2/2]: A Shop Brought to Life by Latte Art

The two latte artists opened the cafe REISSUE in Harajuku, Tokyo. The slogan of the shop is “A place where you can enjoy the best latte art in the world.”

George & Mattsun [1/2]: The Pioneers of Latte Art Culture

George and Mattsun competed at the Latte 1 Grand Prix Championship held at Odaiba, Tokyo. It ended with Mattsun losing and having his face covered in pie.

Review: A Unique Photo Exhibition, Panchira 2015

Inside a skirt, there lies a universe.

Creator Interview: Laica Chrose

We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.

Interview with Illustrator Mikeou

A talk with Mikeou, the creator behind this moe ita-curtain.

Interview: Manga Artist Shirow Miwa

We spoke with Shirow Miwa, the manga artist and illustrator behind the cover of More Heroes and Heroines.

Review: The 18th Japan Media Arts Festival - Envision the Future Through Art

An exhibition of award-winning works for the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival was open from Feb. 4–15.

Creator Interview: Illustrator Yuu

We spoke with illustrator Yuu, who designed “ita-curtains” featuring a Japanese-style Alice in Wonderland.

Looking Back at WonFes 2015 [Winter]! Part 2: Photo Collection of Cute and Sexy Figures!

From famous characters of old, to characters from new series! The forefront of the figure world is right here!

Looking Back at WonFes 2015 [Winter]! Part 1: Photo Collection of Cool & Comical Creations!

We’re introducing through pictures the cool and comical creations spotted at the garage kit festival Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter]! Even Tokyo Ghoul’s Kaneki has finally become a figure?!

The 30th Anniversary of WonFes Was as Lively as Ever!

Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter] (WonFes), the world’s largest garage kit festival, was held at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex on Feb. 8.

Creator Interview: Kuuchuu Yousai

Kuuchuu Yousai is an illustrator who draws incredibly adorable girls. Capturing every detail from the deepest parts of the eyes to the highlights on the hair, he depicts girls in a natural way. Currently, he does professional rough drawings and illustration work for games, while also leading a doujinshi circle called Pagupagu Magu, and has even released an ita-curtain on Tokyo Otaku Mode...

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Feb. 13, 2015 21:00

Idol Manga ‘Million Doll’ TV Anime Greenlit for July 2015

Idol Manga ‘Million Doll’ TV Anime Greenlit for July 2015

A TV anime adaptation has been confirmed for the popular web manga Million Doll. The broadcast will begin this July and span 12 episodes. Announced along with this is information about the staff and limited performances by the cast to be held.

Feb. 13, 2015 05:00

4.5-Hour Birthday Special on TV Asahi Just for Suneo! Interview with Tomokazu Seki Also Included

4.5-Hour Birthday Special on TV Asahi Just for Suneo! Interview with Tomokazu Seki Also Included

Doraemon is a popular manga and anime series, and one of its characters, Suneo, has his birthday in February.

Feb. 13, 2015 03:59

Ranking of Manga that Readers Want to See Animated: Number 3 is ‘Yotsuba&!’; Number 2 is ‘One Punch-Man’; and Number 1 is…

Ranking of Manga that Readers Want to See Animated: Number 3 is ‘Yotsuba&!’; Number 2 is ‘One Punch-Man’; and Number 1 is…

From Feb. 3-8, a survey was carried out by Anime!Anime! asking readers “What manga would you like to see turned into an anime?” Now from the “yet-to-be finished” list, we can reveal the top 10 results!

Feb. 13, 2015 03:55

Shuichi Ikeda & Megumi Han to Recite ‘Char Playing Cards’ at Niconico Shoten Kaigi in Wakayama

Shuichi Ikeda & Megumi Han to Recite ‘Char Playing Cards’ at Niconico Shoten Kaigi in Wakayama

Niconico Shoten Kaigi will be held at Way Garden Park Wakayama-ten in Wakayama Prefecture on Feb. 22. Niconico Shoten Kaigi is a user participation-type event to be held in 10 bookstores across Japan.

Feb. 13, 2015 02:06

Looking Back at WonFes 2015 [Winter]! Part 2: Photo Collection of Cute and Sexy Figures!

Looking Back at WonFes 2015 [Winter]! Part 2: Photo Collection of Cute and Sexy Figures!

From famous characters of old, to characters from new series! The forefront of the figure world is right here!

Feb. 12, 2015 21:00

Morning Musume ‘15 Creates Theme Song to ‘PreCure All Stars: Spring Carnival’

Morning Musume ‘15 Creates Theme Song to ‘PreCure All Stars: Spring Carnival’

Female idol group Morning Musume ‘15 has been confirmed as the group in charge of the theme song to the movie PreCure All Stars: Spring Carnival to be released in Japan on March 14.

Feb. 12, 2015 13:00

Online Re-Release Confirmed of Monumental ‘Cardcaptor Sakura’ Art Collection

Online Re-Release Confirmed of Monumental ‘Cardcaptor Sakura’ Art Collection

It has been confirmed that an art collection of the TV anime Cardcaptor Sakura containing three books–– Revised Key Frames by the Animation Director, Animated Artworks, and Character Designs [Full Scale Drawings]––will be re-released on the online store Anime Style Online Shop beginning on Friday, Feb. 13.

Feb. 12, 2015 12:00

Looking Back at WonFes 2015 [Winter]! Part 1: Photo Collection of Cool & Comical Creations!

Looking Back at WonFes 2015 [Winter]! Part 1: Photo Collection of Cool & Comical Creations!

We’re introducing through pictures the cool and comical creations spotted at the garage kit festival Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter]! Even Tokyo Ghoul’s Kaneki has finally become a figure?!

Feb. 12, 2015 05:00

Become the Pilot of Chamber! ‘Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet’ Virtual Event

Become the Pilot of Chamber! ‘Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet’ Virtual Event

Event screenings of Suisei no Gargantia: Meguru Koro, Haruka ~ Kouhen will begin on April 4. This is a sequel to Production I.G’s original sci-fi anime Suisei no Gargantia (Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet) which was broadcast beginning in April 2013.

Feb. 12, 2015 03:10

Follow-up Information Announced for Naruto Exhibition; Sales of Advance Tickets for the Tokyo Venue Begin

Follow-up Information Announced for Naruto Exhibition; Sales of Advance Tickets for the Tokyo Venue Begin

Those who purchase advance tickets for Naruto Exhibition will be presented with the Naruto Exhibition Premium Fan Book - Shinden: Rai no Sho, a small comic pamphlet available only at the event. It also includes a specially drawn one-shot manga by author Masashi Kishimoto.

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