The Latest Figures! Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cool Edition

Check out XX photos of cool figures and cosplay from Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] held on July 27!

Nyan Nyan Hanten from *Macross Frontier* Comes to Tokyo! “Cafe & Bar Characro Feat. Macross Frontier” Opens!

A concept cafe themed after the popular anime Macross Frontier has opened in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The pleasant restaurant overflows with everything Macross Frontier, from the decorations to the menu items!

WonFes is Held, Products from New Anime and KanColle Unveiled!

It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!

Interview: Actor Ryunosuke Kamiki

An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!

Everything from the 17th *Pokémon* Movie is Here! Exhibit at Which to Experience the World of the Movie Opens

In celebration of the release of the newest Pokémon movie, Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, and the simultaneously screening short film Pikachu, What Kind of Keys Are These?, an exhibit called “Pokémon the Movie XY Exhibit: Let’s Meet Pikachu at the Roppongi Hills Observatory!” is taking place now.

Interview: Actor Yusuke Iseya

An interview with Yusuke Iseya, the actor who plays Shinomori Aoshi in Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends!

"Absolute Duo" TV Anime Greenlit! Announcement Made on Stage at MF Bunko J Summer School Festival 2014!

The popular school battle action manga is becoming a long-awaited anime!

The Face of Akihabara Has Returned! Radio Kaikan Grand Opening!

The Akihabara landmark Akihabara Radio Kaikan has been born again as a new building with 10 above ground floors and two below ground floors!

Interview: "Ninja Slayer" Creators Bradley Bond & Philip N. Morzez [2/2]

Philip Ninj@ Morzez and Bradley Bond––how did their eccentric series Ninja Slayer, which has become a huge hit in Japan, get made? The two of them spoke about the source of their creativity.

Interview: Producer/Screenwriter of "Giovanni's Island" Yoshiki Sakurai

Giovanni's Island debuts at Anime Expo 2014, and producer/screenwriter Yoshiki Sakurai talks about the film.

Anime Expo 2014 Report: The Magic Returns for the 23rd Consecutive Year

Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year.

Cute and Elegant! Four Rozen Maiden from the Series *Rozen Maiden* Transform from Antique Dolls into Pullip Dolls?!

Seven antique dolls called Rozen Maiden that possess their own will all aim to become Alice, the perfect doll, and battles unfold. A huge factor in the popularity of Rozen Maiden, a series of popular comics turned TV anime by Peach-Pit, can be said to be the loveliness of the antique dolls.

Anime Expo Photo Report: Hot American Cosplay!

Take a look at the cosplayers of Anime Expo® 2014 with our photo report!

These Paper Sculptures Are Amazing! Love Live! Characters Reimagined Through Paper!

We asked Takahashi all about his paper sculptures of the members of μ’s!

Japan’s Masterpiece Anime and Tokusatsu Shows Are Now Airing in Indonesia! Let’s Take a Look at WAKUWAKU JAPAN!

The cable TV network WAKUWAKU JAPAN launched in Indonesia in February of this year and in Myanmar in June. The network broadcasts a variety of entertainment shows created in Japan.

Japan Expo Photo Report: Delivering the Latest in Japanese Culture from Paris!

A look back through pictures at the five day otaku event that took France by storm!

Action Videos of Wii U Game Hyrule Warriors Are Releasing One After the Next!

Introducing the (self-professed) Princess of the Bug Kingdom, Agitha!

Shokotan Makes Dreams Come True in Paris! Wildly Enthusiastic Concert Held at Japan Expo in France

On July 2, Shoko Nakagawa held a concert at the 15th Japan Expo being held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in France.

Life-Size Statue of the Deranged Lunatic Makoto Shishio Unveiled in Shinjuku!

Perfectly replicated and especially scary! A life-size seated statue of Makoto Shishio from Rurouni Kenshin!

Animareal: Bringing Anime Characters to Life

We looked into the work of Animareal, a group of artists devoted to extremely accurate recreations of anime characters.

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Jun. 12, 2014 04:005

Ultra Kaiju as Girls! Ultra Kaiju Humanization Project Further Advances into the World!

Ultra Kaiju as Girls! Ultra Kaiju Humanization Project Further Advances into the World!

Tsuburaya Productions has started a project that will shake the world: the Ultra Kaiju Humanization Project, in which the kaiju from the Ultraman series are transformed into cute girls!

Jun. 12, 2014 01:118

New PV Shown at Ikebukuro Cinemachi Festival Talk Show for TV Anime Dramatical Murder

New PV Shown at Ikebukuro Cinemachi Festival Talk Show for TV Anime *Dramatical Murder*

On June 7, 2014 in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, a new event was launched. That event is Ikebukuro Cinemachi Festival, which aims to fuse anime and the city.

Jun. 11, 2014 13:006

TV Anime Persona 4 Golden to Begin Broadcasting July 10 on Animeism

TV Anime *Persona 4 Golden* to Begin Broadcasting July 10 on Animeism

The broadcast start time for the TV anime Persona 4 Golden, the broadcast to which was previously announced to begin this summer, has been cemented.

Jun. 11, 2014 07:5015

Full Custom Order Replica Japanese Swords - How to Order

Full Custom Order Replica Japanese Swords - How to Order

The Full Custom Order Replica Japanese Sword service allows you to choose Japanese katana parts and create an imitation sword.

Jun. 11, 2014 07:0013

Hatsune Miku Expo to Be Held in the US! NY & LA Fans Rejoice!

Hatsune Miku Expo to Be Held in the US! NY & LA Fans Rejoice!

In May 2014, the Hatsune Miku Expo debuted in Jakarta, Indonesia and was a phenomenal success. The expo celebrates Hatsune Miku and her creative fando...

Jun. 11, 2014 04:5610

Interview: Musical Band angela [2/2]

Interview: Musical Band angela [2/2]

“Spreading anime and anime songs still unknown in other countries to the people there and broadening the path that future generations will travel. That’s our destiny and mission.” - KATSU

Jun. 11, 2014 03:001

A Plump Young Boy Popular Even with Idols - An Introduction to Pompompurin

A Plump Young Boy Popular Even with Idols - An Introduction to Pompompurin

Every year, Sanrio holds its original character popularity poll, the Sanrio Character Ranking, and this year as well many characters have entered. This time we’ll be introducing one such character named Pompompurin.

Jun. 11, 2014 02:4310

Hatsune Miku Takes Indonesia By Storm! Here's Our Exciting Miku Expo 2014 Report!

Hatsune Miku Takes Indonesia By Storm! Here's Our Exciting Miku Expo 2014 Report!

For two days, from May 28 to 29, 2014, Miku Expo 2014 was held in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta. It was a major event that included Hatsune Miku goods, visuals, and live performances. Read on to see what it was like.

Jun. 11, 2014 01:0010

Doraemon Look-Alike “Toranomon” as the New Face of Tokyo

Doraemon Look-Alike “Toranomon” as the New Face of Tokyo

“Toranomon Hills,” scheduled to open on June 11, introduced its official character named Toranomon.

Jun. 10, 2014 13:009

Link’s Face is Special?! Interview: “Nendoroid Link: The Wind Waker Ver.” Planning & Production Heads!

Link’s Face is Special?! Interview: “Nendoroid Link: The Wind Waker Ver.” Planning & Production Heads!

Pre-orders have finally begun for "Nendoroid Link: The Wind Waker Ver.", a Nendoroid figure of Link, the protagonist of The Legend of Zelda series. This is an interview with the heads of Nendoroid planning and production about what led to its release and behind-the-scenes production stories.

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