The Latest Figures! Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cool Edition

Check out XX photos of cool figures and cosplay from Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] held on July 27!

Nyan Nyan Hanten from *Macross Frontier* Comes to Tokyo! “Cafe & Bar Characro Feat. Macross Frontier” Opens!

A concept cafe themed after the popular anime Macross Frontier has opened in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The pleasant restaurant overflows with everything Macross Frontier, from the decorations to the menu items!

WonFes is Held, Products from New Anime and KanColle Unveiled!

It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!

Interview: Actor Ryunosuke Kamiki

An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!

Everything from the 17th *Pokémon* Movie is Here! Exhibit at Which to Experience the World of the Movie Opens

In celebration of the release of the newest Pokémon movie, Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, and the simultaneously screening short film Pikachu, What Kind of Keys Are These?, an exhibit called “Pokémon the Movie XY Exhibit: Let’s Meet Pikachu at the Roppongi Hills Observatory!” is taking place now.

Interview: Actor Yusuke Iseya

An interview with Yusuke Iseya, the actor who plays Shinomori Aoshi in Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends!

"Absolute Duo" TV Anime Greenlit! Announcement Made on Stage at MF Bunko J Summer School Festival 2014!

The popular school battle action manga is becoming a long-awaited anime!

The Face of Akihabara Has Returned! Radio Kaikan Grand Opening!

The Akihabara landmark Akihabara Radio Kaikan has been born again as a new building with 10 above ground floors and two below ground floors!

Interview: "Ninja Slayer" Creators Bradley Bond & Philip N. Morzez [2/2]

Philip Ninj@ Morzez and Bradley Bond––how did their eccentric series Ninja Slayer, which has become a huge hit in Japan, get made? The two of them spoke about the source of their creativity.

Interview: Producer/Screenwriter of "Giovanni's Island" Yoshiki Sakurai

Giovanni's Island debuts at Anime Expo 2014, and producer/screenwriter Yoshiki Sakurai talks about the film.

Anime Expo 2014 Report: The Magic Returns for the 23rd Consecutive Year

Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year.

Cute and Elegant! Four Rozen Maiden from the Series *Rozen Maiden* Transform from Antique Dolls into Pullip Dolls?!

Seven antique dolls called Rozen Maiden that possess their own will all aim to become Alice, the perfect doll, and battles unfold. A huge factor in the popularity of Rozen Maiden, a series of popular comics turned TV anime by Peach-Pit, can be said to be the loveliness of the antique dolls.

Anime Expo Photo Report: Hot American Cosplay!

Take a look at the cosplayers of Anime Expo® 2014 with our photo report!

These Paper Sculptures Are Amazing! Love Live! Characters Reimagined Through Paper!

We asked Takahashi all about his paper sculptures of the members of μ’s!

Japan’s Masterpiece Anime and Tokusatsu Shows Are Now Airing in Indonesia! Let’s Take a Look at WAKUWAKU JAPAN!

The cable TV network WAKUWAKU JAPAN launched in Indonesia in February of this year and in Myanmar in June. The network broadcasts a variety of entertainment shows created in Japan.

Japan Expo Photo Report: Delivering the Latest in Japanese Culture from Paris!

A look back through pictures at the five day otaku event that took France by storm!

Action Videos of Wii U Game Hyrule Warriors Are Releasing One After the Next!

Introducing the (self-professed) Princess of the Bug Kingdom, Agitha!

Shokotan Makes Dreams Come True in Paris! Wildly Enthusiastic Concert Held at Japan Expo in France

On July 2, Shoko Nakagawa held a concert at the 15th Japan Expo being held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in France.

Life-Size Statue of the Deranged Lunatic Makoto Shishio Unveiled in Shinjuku!

Perfectly replicated and especially scary! A life-size seated statue of Makoto Shishio from Rurouni Kenshin!

Animareal: Bringing Anime Characters to Life

We looked into the work of Animareal, a group of artists devoted to extremely accurate recreations of anime characters.

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May. 30, 2014 10:0613

Anime ONE PIECE × New Era Limited Edition Caps

Anime ONE PIECE × New Era Limited Edition Caps

TV anime “ONE PIECE” celebrates the 15th year since the start of its broadcasting.

May. 30, 2014 07:0011

Ao Haru Ride to Begin Broadcasting on July 7, Maaya Uchida Voices Second PV from Futaba’s Point of View

*Ao Haru Ride* to Begin Broadcasting on July 7, Maaya Uchida Voices Second PV from Futaba’s Point of View

The broadcast start date of the TV anime adaptation of Ao Haru Ride, a popular shoujo manga currently serialized in Bessatsu Margaret (Shueisha), has been announced.

May. 30, 2014 01:001

European Soccer Club FC Barcelona Supports Captain Tsubasa Exhibit, FC Barcelona Corner Created

European Soccer Club FC Barcelona Supports Captain Tsubasa Exhibit, FC Barcelona Corner Created

“The Ball is Your Friend. Captain Tsubasa Exhibit,” a large-scale exhibit introducing the charms of soccer and Yoichi Takahashi’s popular sports manga Captain Tsubasa, will be held at the Ueno Royal Museum in Tokyo beginning on June 14.

May. 29, 2014 13:0018

A Gathering of Anime Goods! Fans Get an Overview of Today’s Character Business at CafeReo Character Convention

A Gathering of Anime Goods! Fans Get an Overview of Today’s Character Business at CafeReo Character Convention

The event CafeReo Character Convention was held by CafeReo, a company that sculpts, sells, and distributes anime goods, on April 16 in Asakusabashi, Tokyo.

May. 29, 2014 07:009

Trailer for Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Border 3: Ghost Tears Releases - Motoko Kusanagi in Love is a Must-See

Trailer for *Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Border 3: Ghost Tears* Releases - Motoko Kusanagi in Love is a Must-See

The latest work in the Ghost in the Shell: Arise series, titled Border 3: Ghost Tears, premieres in movie theaters across Japan on June 28.

May. 29, 2014 03:2529

Calling all otaku! *All applications will close at 5:00pm PST on 6/18/2014

Calling all otaku! *All applications will close at 5:00pm PST on 6/18/2014

his summer, Tokyo Otaku Mode is offering its worldwide fans a very special opportunity - to produce content for its nearly 15 million fans around the globe!

May. 29, 2014 01:004

Sailor Moon Tribute, Bonus Vinyl Disc Box Design Revealed

Sailor Moon Tribute, Bonus Vinyl Disc Box Design Revealed

A 7-inch vinyl disc bonus box design has been released for Sailor Moon the 20th Anniversary Memorial Tribute available on June 25.

May. 28, 2014 13:005

Eir Aoi Does OP, Luna Haruna Does ED for Sword Art Online II, Both Songs to Release Aug. 20

Eir Aoi Does OP, Luna Haruna Does ED for *Sword Art Online II*, Both Songs to Release Aug. 20

The TV anime Sword Art Online II will begin its broadcast in July.

May. 28, 2014 10:0013

TOM Special Creators Are Even Participating! Original Service for Making Anime and Character Bromides Releases at Convenience Stores Across Japan

TOM Special Creators Are Even Participating! Original Service for Making Anime and Character Bromides Releases at Convenience Stores Across Japan

On May 29, the Japanese convenience store chain Family Mart released a new multi-copy service called Famima Print.

May. 28, 2014 07:006

Lawson is Having a Mekaku City Actors Campaign!

Lawson is Having a *Mekaku City Actors* Campaign!

From June 3 to Aug. 25.

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