It has been announced that the animated movie K: Missing Kings to release in Japan on July 12 (Sat.) will first premiere at large-scale anime events overseas.
Figure production is about to enter a new era!
When you hear of a city deeply connected to anime, what city do you think of? Whether it be Akihabara - the otaku paradise, or Ikebukuro which has been flourishing with female otaku lately, or Nagano where one can find rare anime goods, there are many cities in Tokyo that are deeply connected to anime.
Anime songs (anison) from Japan are currently highly popular overseas, with anison singers frequently holding concerts and events. Among these anison singers, one who is picking up considerable attention is Gero.
We give you an exclusive look at the design department of one of Japan’s foremost figure makers, Kotobukiya!
Fans are increasing all over the world! But, what kind of doll is a Pullip?
“Anison is a righteous magic that crosses borders and makes people smile in an instant.” - Shoko Nakagawa
Infiltrating the offices of renowned Japanese figure manufacturer Kotobukiya!
“The current age of otaku culture is a lucky time.” - Shoko Nakagawa
A new TV commercial created to commemorate the release of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd, a rhythm-action game that features Vocaloid Hatsune Miku, has created a huge stir.
For otaku who like anime, manga, and games, their home, in particular their bedroom, is a private space where they can showcase the full extent of their fandom through a carefully selected and arranged collection of figures, manga, games, and other otaku goods...
PVs for the opening and ending theme songs, a special screening of a PV of the upcoming live-action movie, and more!
On March 27, the award ceremony was held for the Cartoon Grand Prize, for which recommended works from 2013 are chosen from different categories by mainly bookstore employees. Winning the Grand Prize this year was Kaoru Mori’s manga The Bride’s Stories.
Let’s look at how otaku in Japan celebrate April Fools’ Day!
On March 15, 2014, representatives from Square Enix held an unprecedented event in a Los Angeles art gallery to celebrate the North American release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster.
The popular anime is collaborating with the first maid cafe, Cure Maid Cafe. The collaborative cafe, titled Kill la Kill Cafe, is open now until April 6 (Sun).
A “new edited version” of Season 1 will be broadcast on Noitamina in July! Psycho-Pass 2 will begin in October! And this winter, Psycho-Pass the Movie will have a countrywide roadshow release!
Here is everything about anime!
Fairy Tail is scheduled to make it's return on April 5, 2014. With that being said, the official Fairy Tail site, FairyTail-TV.com, recently showcased a brand new preview of the anime.
Feb. 15, 2014 13:000
Screening events will begin being successively held starting on April 5 for the live-action Patlabor project The Next Generation: Patlabor, which will span seven chapters.
Feb. 15, 2014 10:002
Pre-orders for Part 2 of the deformed figure series “Puchi-Chara! Sailor Moon New Friends and Transformations! Edition” began on Feb. 6 on online shopping sites and at hobby shops.
Feb. 15, 2014 01:003
The Robert Frazer brand of ties, renowned for their high quality, are now collaborating with Mobile Suit Gundam.
Feb. 14, 2014 12:004
The company that gave birth to many popular characters such as Hello Kitty and My Melody, Sanrio, is organizing Sanrio Expo 2014 featuring new characters, new projects, and licensed goods for the 40th anniversary year of Hello Kitty.
Feb. 14, 2014 07:002
The title and release date of the anime movie adaptation of Space Brothers has been announced. The movie is titled Space Brothers #0 and it will have a countrywide roadshow release on Aug. 9.
Feb. 14, 2014 01:002
On Feb. 7, Namco Bandai Games released an introduction video for two new idols named Sora Kazesawa and Maria Himesato on the official site of its Nintendo 3DS game Aikatsu! Futari no My Princess.
Feb. 13, 2014 13:009
The exhibition event Attack on Titan Survey Corps Museum, which was held in Tokyo and Ikebukuro in 2013 and ended as a huge success, is currently being held at Osaka Nanko ATC.
Feb. 13, 2014 07:006
The worldwide hit online RPG is coming to Japan and becoming an anime. On Feb. 7, NC Japan announced a domestic TV anime adaptation of Blade & Soul that will begin broadcasting in April.
Feb. 13, 2014 01:0016
Winter Wonder Festival 2014 was held on Feb. 9! The venue was colored with tons of beautiful figures!
Feb. 12, 2014 13:003
Tezuka Productions and The National Ballet of Japan are collaborating together. The collaboration came about due to this year being the 60th anniversary of Osamu Tezuka’s work Phoenix, which is considered to be Tezuka’s life work.