The exhibit “Serialization Conclusion Commemoration: Masashi Kishimoto Naruto Exhibition” began in Roppongi, Tokyo on April 25.
Wagakki Band has garnered over 18 million views for their cover of the Hatsune Miku song “Senbonzakura” using traditional Japanese instruments.Their fantastic abilities and new sound sensation continue to attract attention even now.
The music unit GARNiDELiA has released many anime tie-in songs since their major debut last year. This time, we talked with the artists about their tie-in song for the upcoming TV anime Gunslinger Stratos, which is set to start broadcasting from April, as well as what comes next for the musical duo. Looking at GARNiDELiA’s profile, the vocalist is MARiA, while the composer…
Although the news was released on April Fools' day through Nintendo Direct, this Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem video trailer is most certainly real!
Alpacasso: The Origin, a movie based on the popular plushie series Alpacasso, was released on April 1!
Enjoy our gallery of more than 78 photos from the event!
Comiket Special, a special version of the well-known Comiket (Comic Market), was held on March 28–29, 2015. The event was held at Makuhari Messe for the first time in 25 years, since 1990 (Comic Market 39), and was the event related to Comiket to have been held there since that time.
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 in Tokyo is currently being held for five days March 24–28. The exhibition will also be touring the States in April.
The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.
The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.
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!
Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!
Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!
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 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.
Inside a skirt, there lies a universe.
We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.
A talk with Mikeou, the creator behind this moe ita-curtain.
We spoke with Shirow Miwa, the manga artist and illustrator behind the cover of More Heroes and Heroines.
Mar. 8, 2015 21:00
There has been a sudden wave of interest in a photo collection called “Ketsu Bat Girl!” - a collection created in Furumachi, Niigata of girls getting hit on the butt with a baseball bat.
Mar. 8, 2015 15:00
Tokyo Otaku Mode’s special focus on Hatsune Miku begins today!
Mar. 8, 2015 13:00
Yoshihiro Togashi’s YuYu Hakusho gets chibi rubber mascot series; available in gashapon machines throughout Japan
Mar. 8, 2015 05:00
It’s fairly well known that if you search for “Japanese commercial” on any video site, you are in for hours of amazing entertainment.
Mar. 7, 2015 21:00
Popular characters Nello and Patrasche from World Masterpiece Theater are now available as “Friend Face Packs.”
Mar. 7, 2015 13:00
Ninja Slayer dashes across the world; streaming to begin spring 2015; anime broadcast slated for 2016
Mar. 7, 2015 05:00
Yun*chi has revealed teaser video which you can listen to some parts of all the songs included in the new album “Ani*Yun ~anime song cover~“(release date :April 15th), and announced sound producers who participated in the album.
Mar. 6, 2015 21:00
The broadcast start date for the TV anime Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches has been confirmed. The anime will kick off on Tokyo MX on April 12 before being broadcast on networks nationwide in Japan.
Mar. 6, 2015 13:00
Poni Can Books anime adaptation round 1; Daiki Yamashita, Ari Ozawa join Lance N' Masques
Mar. 6, 2015 09:55
Ninja Butterfly made their world debut on March 3, the Japanese public holiday “Hinamatsuri” - Girls’ Day.