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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.

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!

Interview with Hideaki Anno, Creator of *Evangelion* [1/2]

In 1995, Hideaki Anno directed the TV anime Neon Genesis Evangelion, which went on to become a social phenomenon and secured his place in the anime world. He's gone on to create the Rebuild of Evangelion film series, and in November 2012, announced the latest film, Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo. Fans from around the world listened eagerly to what he had to say.

*Evangelion* 20th Anniversary Bombshell, a Mysterious Work Just Like *Attack on Titan*, and… Hideaki Anno Talk Show “Director Edition” Report

This is Part 2 of our report on the Hideaki Anno talk event held at Tokyo International Film Festival. This time, Anno talks deeply about the animation works he has directed. And he drops a bombshell about Evangelion...

Anime *Psycho-Pass 2* OP “Enigmatic Feeling” Releases on Nov. 5

The design of the limited edition jacket shows a jet black special issue Dominator!

Hideaki Anno Talks Deep About Himself! Hideaki Anno Talk Event: Live-Action Edition

Hideaki Anno put on talk events at the recently held Tokyo International Film Festival. Here, we report on one of the events called “Live-Action Edition.”

Soccer Team Collaborates with *A Certain Scientific Railgun*!

A collaboration event between a soccer team and the anime A Certain Scientific Railgun called “Soccer Match with a Certain Anime” was held! We went to check out the game!

Spider-Man X Attack on Titan Collaboration?!

It seems like an otaku's crazy dream, but it's real.

Share Your Memories of *Naruto*! Shonen Jump Begins Accepting Comments!

The hugely popular manga Naruto is on the verge of its climax, and there is huge buzz surrounding its upcoming finale. Meanwhile, continuing from its first fanart campaign, Shonenjump.viz.com has begun accepting comments regarding Naruto memories.

Let’s Take a Look Back at 15 Years of *Naruto* on the Special Site “Naruto Final Countdown!”

A special site called “Naruto Final Countdown!” has opened on the official site of the hugely popular Weekly Shonen Jump manga Naruto, the conclusion to which is closing in.

“Anna Tsuchiya × The Evil Within” Halloween Event Heats Up Shinjuku!

On Oct. 26, a Halloween parade and mini concert were held by Japanese talent and musician Anna Tsuchiya at the Futabadori East Shinjuku Shopping District.

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Dec. 16, 2014 01:000

PG 1/60 Unicorn Gundam Released on December 13th; Full Armor Mode available with Expansion Unit

PG 1/60 Unicorn Gundam Released on December 13th; Full Armor Mode available with Expansion Unit

The PG 1/60 Unicorn Gundam model was finally released on Saturday, Dec. 13. Pre-orders for the expansion unit, which allows fans to recreate the original Full Armor Unicorn Gundam, also began on Wednesday, Dec.10 on Premium Bandai.

Dec. 15, 2014 13:000

Funassyi Collaborates with “Fuchico on the Cup” - Enter the Surreal ”Fuchico on the Cup & Funassyi”!

Funassyi Collaborates with “Fuchico on the Cup” - Enter the Surreal ”Fuchico on the Cup & Funassyi”!

“Fuchico on the Cup” collaborates with Funassyi! Here comes “Fuchico on the Cup & Funassyi”!

Dec. 15, 2014 07:001

Mamoru Hosoda’s New Film “Bakemono no Ko” Announced to Premiere in July 2015

Mamoru Hosoda’s New Film “Bakemono no Ko” Announced to Premiere in July 2015

It has been revealed that Bakemono no Ko, the latest work in three years by director Mamoru Hosoda, whose name you might know from The Girl Who Leapt Through Time and Wolf Children, will premiere July 11, 2015 Japan-wide.

Dec. 15, 2014 01:5279

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Action & Sci-Fi Edition

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.

Dec. 15, 2014 01:003

“Genocidal Organ” Movie Trailer Broadcasts During “Psycho-Pass 2”

“Genocidal Organ” Movie Trailer Broadcasts During “Psycho-Pass 2”

Project Itoh’s sci-fi novel Genocidal Organ is getting a full-length animated feature film in 2015. The film has become widely talked about since it was greenlit, but information is still scarce.

Dec. 14, 2014 13:000

“Samurai Warriors” TV Anime to Begin on Jan. 11, 2015, Character Songs Also Announced

“Samurai Warriors” TV Anime to Begin on Jan. 11, 2015, Character Songs Also Announced

The date and time of the first broadcast of the TV anime Samurai Warriors based on the hugely popular action game Samurai Warriors 4 has been announced. The broadcast will begin on Jan. 11, 2015 on TV Tokyo and other networks.

Dec. 14, 2014 07:000

Newest Video to Release for PS4 Game “Disgaea 5” Introduces Personality and Special Skills of Killia, a Young Demon Who Vows Revenge

Newest Video to Release for PS4 Game “Disgaea 5” Introduces Personality and Special Skills of Killia, a Young Demon Who Vows Revenge

Today (Dec. 11, 2014), Nippon Ichi Software released the newest video for its PlayStation 4 software Disgaea 5 slated to release on March 26, 2015.

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 13:001

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 09:5145

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!

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