Manga Artist Akira Himekawa Teaches How to Draw Manga with Masterpiece *The Legend of Zelda*!

The Legend of Zelda series is popular worldwide in a number of forms including games, manga, and figures. Now, the creators behind the manga adaptation of the series are showing us how to draw Japanese manga! This is the first time that Himekawa will be sharing their work process! Fans won’t want to miss this.

SAO Exhibit to Be Held

An exhibit of the TV anime Sword Art Online is on now at the Tokyo Anime Center from Oct. 15-26.

New Ending Theme of TV Anime *Pokémon: XY* Revealed!? Glued to Shokotan’s Live Tour “Greed Revolution”

Shokotan aka Shoko Nakagawa, who “greedily” takes part in all kinds of activities such as singing, show MCing, voice acting, acting, and producing the fashion brand mmts, has embarked on her tour “Shoko Nakagawa Live Tour 2014 ‘Donyoku Kakumei (Greed Revolution)’” on Oct. 12.

Danboard Photo Exhibition on Now at Daimaru Shinsaibashi

The Danboard Photo Exhibition organized by Movic is on now from Oct. 8-20 at Daimaru Shinsaibashi.

Have You Seen the Video? Hatsune Miku Appears on Popular CBS Program

Hatsune Miku made a guest appearance on the popular program Late Show with David Letterman of the American CBS broadcasting network and performed the song “Sharing the World.”

Fundraising Begins on Kickstarter for Practical English Materials Collection for Studying Anime!

A collection of valuable information is in the works that explains the behind-the-scenes details on production of the anime Santa Company, which was successfully funded on Kickstarter.

Creator Interview: Cure Employee takanashi

“To those who don’t know better, they won’t think they're anime accessories. But those who know, will get it. Those are the kind of things I want to make.” - Cure Employee takanashi

Dilapidated Building Becomes Temporary Museum: #BCTION Creates a World Interweaving Street Art and Cosplay

There's an old office building in Kojimachi, Tokyo that's scheduled to be demolished. But before that, an art project transformed the entire building into a museum. The name of the project is BCTION. It's taken from the idea that one action (A) influences the the next action (B) in a chain of creative expansion. This is represented in the equation ACTION x ACTION = BCTION.

Re-opening of Evangelion Store in Ikebukuro

The Evangelion Store re-opened in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro P’Parco on Oct. 3. The store offers the same selection of attractive products to entice Evangelion fans as the Harajuku location, which unfortunately closed its doors in June 2014. Approximately 200 people lined up outside on opening day, and the store bustled with people looking to buy goods right as the store opened.

Director Interview: "Rage of Bahamut" Anime Adaptation! (1/3)

Rage of Bahamut, the smartphone app that has garnered popularity around the world, will be made into an anime. It’s title will be Rage of Bahamut Genesis.

Manga Artist Combo Ume Holds Talk Show at TGS 2014

On the final day of Tokyo Game Show 2014, a talk show and signing event was held at the Tokyo Otaku Mode booth!

Waiting for Us at the Amuse Exhibition Were Year of the Sheep Alpacasso

Amuse Inc., creator of the popular Alpacasso series, held a private viewing for their new products!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Action & Sci-Fi

A look at the trailers for the nine anime beginning this fall with promising battle scenes!

Tokyo Game Show 2014 Comes to a Close

Take a look back at Tokyo Game Show 2014, which recorded the event’s second highest attendance in its history!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Academic and Comedic Series

Here’s our selection of 10 different trailers for cheerful, comedic school anime that will begin broadcast this October!

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Cosplayers & Booth Girls Collection

Games and beautiful girls go hand-in-hand? Introducing pictures of the beautiful cosplayers & booth girls we found at Tokyo Game Show 2014!

New Details About *Psycho-Pass 2* Anime Revealed Including Staff, Cast and Songs!

A new music video and other details have been released regarding the anime Psycho-Pass 2, which begins airing on Fuji TV's Noitamina on Oct. 9!

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Opening Report

Business Day starts! A huge lineup of all kinds of new games is in store!

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Aug. 21, 2014 01:0710

Eir Aoi releases SAO2 OP single “IGNITE”!

Eir Aoi releases SAO2 OP single “IGNITE”!

opening theme song for the TV anime series, Sword Art Online II

Aug. 20, 2014 22:2767

1,000 Pikachus Take Over Yokohama!

1,000 Pikachus Take Over Yokohama!

Even Ash is surprised! It’s a huge outbreak of Pikachus! Yokohama is dyed yellow!

Aug. 20, 2014 13:002

Even the Rivals, Teachers, and Kiyoko Are Included! Haikyū!! Ichiban Kuji to Release

Even the Rivals, Teachers, and Kiyoko Are Included! *Haikyū!!* Ichiban Kuji to Release

Haikyū!! is a hugely popular volleyball manga currently serializing in Weekly Shonen Jump. The TV anime, which began in April, has proved a huge hit with both boys and girls, and now an Ichiban Kuji is releasing.

Aug. 20, 2014 07:004

Dog Days Season 3 to Begin Broadcasting in January 2015, Nana Mizuki to Sing OP and Yui Horie to Sing ED

*Dog Days* Season 3 to Begin Broadcasting in January 2015, Nana Mizuki to Sing OP and Yui Horie to Sing ED

The popular series Dog Days by author and series composer Masaki Tsuzuki is returning for a new season.

Aug. 20, 2014 01:0013

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cool & Interesting Content

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cool & Interesting Content

Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!

Aug. 19, 2014 13:0018

Tablet Maker Wacom, the Forefront of Digital Drawing

Tablet Maker Wacom, the Forefront of Digital Drawing

Wacom is currently releasing videos of famous creators in Japan drawing digitally for a digital drawing campaign.

Aug. 19, 2014 07:004

Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid TV Anime Greenlit, Official Site Opens

*Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid* TV Anime Greenlit, Official Site Opens

A new TV anime series is in the works for Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, which has received tremendous support from anime fans. Production on Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid was announced on Aug. 15.

Aug. 19, 2014 01:002

Popular My Melody Cafe in Shibuya Parco Takes on Kuromi!

Popular My Melody Cafe in Shibuya Parco Takes on Kuromi!

A cafe themed after the Sanrio character My Melody called My Melody Cafe is open now at The Guest Cafe & Diner in Shibuya Parco 1.

Aug. 18, 2014 13:000

Ganba no Bouken HD Remaster Releases on Blu-ray Box Set, Includes All Episodes and Two Movies

*Ganba no Bouken* HD Remaster Releases on Blu-ray Box Set, Includes All Episodes and Two Movies

Ganba no Bouken, a TV anime series that was broadcasted in a total of 26 episodes in 1975, has now been revived in the form of new video.

Aug. 18, 2014 08:161

Knights of Sidonia Tsugumori Takeoff Scene Brought to Life in 360° VR Via New Oculus Rift DK2

*Knights of Sidonia* Tsugumori Takeoff Scene Brought to Life in 360° VR Via New Oculus Rift DK2

The Tsugumori takeoff scene as seen in the sci-fi anime Knights of Sidonia can now be experienced using the latest virtual reality Oculus Rift headset.

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