Weekly Shonen Jump Third Anniversary - Read Jump for Free! Campaign to Be Held in Seven Countries for Four Weeks! (1/19 - 2/15)

Limited Time Promotion Marks The Milestone With 4 FREE Digital Issues Featuring The Best Manga Including DEATH NOTE Creator Takeshi Obata’s Brand New Series And More!

Anime Los Angeles 2015 Photo Report: Americans Cosplay, Rain or Shine!

ALA 2015 took place at the LAX Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles from January 9-11.

Final Fantasy Artist Yoshitaka Amano and Kaiyodo President Shuichi Miyawaki Lead Seminar for Creators

Game Creative Exchange, a seminar for illustrators and art directors, was held at the National Art Center Tokyo.

Large-Scale Otaku Events to Be Held Within Two Weeks in Japan

The large-scale otaku event AnimeJapan will be held from March 20, while Comic Market Special, which is only held once every five years, will begin on March 28. They have a common keyword: Globalization.

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Ladies Edition

Introducing pictures of the female cosplayers who dazzled Comiket!

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Mens Edition

Introducing the cool, eye-catching male cosplayers of Comic Market 87!

The Winter Tradition, Comic Market 87, Starts its First Day!

Comic Market 87, the world’s largest event for selling and displaying doujinshi, started its first of three days on December 28.

Jump Festa 2015 is a Blast! Over 158 Thousand Visitors Attend!

Over the span of two days, Dec. 20 and 21, a grand gathering of events and content from popular works such as Naruto and One Piece unfolded! Not to mention, there was also a spontaneous disclosure of certain details about the next Naruto movie from the creator of Naruto himself!

New “Evangelion” Video Suddenly Releases Online

On Dec. 19, an Evangelion-themed piece by Studio Khara titled Until You Come to Me was released under Japan Anima(tor) Expo, a series of anime shorts produced by Hideaki Anno.

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!

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Jan. 23, 2015 07:000

Warship Boys Instead of Girls? Newest Video of ‘Kaiji no Yu’ Ikemen Bath Salts Hit Shelves

Warship Boys Instead of Girls? Newest Video of ‘Kaiji no Yu’ Ikemen Bath Salts Hit Shelves

The second promotion video of Kaiji no Yu, a bathing salt themed on escort vessels of the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force was released on Jan. 19.

Jan. 22, 2015 13:000

‘Leiji Matsumoto Art Exhibit: Character Artwork’ Opens in Ginza on Feb. 7

‘Leiji Matsumoto Art Exhibit: Character Artwork’ Opens in Ginza on Feb. 7

“Leiji Matsumoto Art Exhibit: Character Artwork” will open in Cheepa’s Gallery in Ginza, Tokyo on Saturday, Feb. 7.

Jan. 22, 2015 07:000

‘Sailor Moon’ Musical Rocks Shanghai! First Overseas Performance is a Smashing Success!

‘Sailor Moon’ Musical Rocks Shanghai! First Overseas Performance is a Smashing Success!

On Jan. 16, the Sailor Moon Musical, Petite Étrangère, opened at the Shanghai Theatre Academy (STA) Theatre in Shanghai, China.

Jan. 22, 2015 01:000

TV Anime ‘6HP’ by Takashi Murakami to Broadcast in 2016, Announcement in Newest Issue of ‘Bijutsu Techo’

TV Anime ‘6HP’ by Takashi Murakami to Broadcast in 2016, Announcement in Newest Issue of ‘Bijutsu Techo’

An extraordinarily unique TV anime will broadcast in 2016. The anime project 6HP Six Hearts Princess has been progressing for some time between Takashi Murakami, an artist known worldwide, and company Kaikai Kiki which is managing the project.

Jan. 21, 2015 12:0071

Special Site Opens for ‘Hikaru Skirt,’ a Wearable Device that Illuminates the Absolute Zone

Special Site Opens for ‘Hikaru Skirt,’ a Wearable Device that Illuminates the Absolute Zone

A site dedicated to Hikaru Skirt, a wearable device born to light up the zettai ryoiki (absolute zone), has opened.

Jan. 21, 2015 07:000

A Contract Has Been Made with Sapporo Snow Festival! ‘Madoka Magica’ Kyubey Ice Sculpture and a Collaboration Between Hatsune Miku and Homura

A Contract Has Been Made with Sapporo Snow Festival! ‘Madoka Magica’ Kyubey Ice Sculpture and a Collaboration Between Hatsune Miku and Homura

The 66th Sapporo Snow Festival will begin in Sapporo, Hokkaido on Feb. 5. It will last seven days, until Feb. 11. Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion is collaborating with this traditional event. It has been confirmed that an ice sculpture of the character Kyubey will be created at the event.

Jan. 21, 2015 01:001

Latest Movie Poster Released for Shunji Iwai's ‘The Case of Hana and Alice’

Latest Movie Poster Released for Shunji Iwai's ‘The Case of Hana and Alice’

Shunji Iwai's first long-form animation, The Case of Hana and Alice, is set to debut nationwide beginning on Feb. 20 at Shinjuku Wald 9. The latest promotional posters for the film have been released.

Jan. 20, 2015 13:000

These Five Sailor Moon Contact Lenses Let You Transform Your Eyes!

These Five Sailor Moon Contact Lenses Let You Transform Your Eyes!

These Sailor Moon color contacts are each based on a different character from the series. They go on sale Jan. 27.

Jan. 20, 2015 07:001

Title of the 2015 Summer ‘Pokémon’ Movie Announced - ‘Pokémon the Movie XY:The Archdjinn of Rings: Hoopa’

Title of the 2015 Summer ‘Pokémon’ Movie Announced - ‘Pokémon the Movie XY:The Archdjinn of Rings: Hoopa’

It has been announced that the newest Pokémon movie that releases on July 18 (Sun.) in Japan will be titled Pokémon the Movie XY: Ringu no Choumajin Fuupa (The Archdjinn of Rings: Hoopa).

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