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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Nov. 13, 2014 23:001

“It” is the Current Must-Read Magazine - A Comic Magazine for Adult Women, Comic It to Launch in Early Spring 2015!

“It” is the Current Must-Read Magazine - A Comic Magazine for Adult Women, *Comic It* to Launch in Early Spring 2015!

Comic It, a female-oriented comic magazine comprised entirely of original works and targeted mainly at “adult otaku women” in their 20s-30s, will launch next year.

Nov. 13, 2014 13:004

Collaboration Car Between Legendary Super Car Orochi and Evangelion! Priced at 16 Million JPY

Collaboration Car Between Legendary Super Car Orochi and *Evangelion*! Priced at 16 Million JPY

Seven-Eleven has released a one-of-a-kind collaboration car between Evangelion and Orochi called the Mitsuoka Motors Evangelion Orochi.

Nov. 13, 2014 07:003

Undertaking a New Challenge with “Comiket Special 6” - Comic Market Recruiting Overseas Participants

Undertaking a New Challenge with “Comiket Special 6” - Comic Market Recruiting Overseas Participants

The application period to participate in the Overseas Circle at the special event “Comiket Special 6 - Otaku Summit 2015” to be held on March 28 and 29, 2015 at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex has begun.

Nov. 12, 2014 23:003

Cute & Elegant! From Collaboration Series Between Fashion Doll Brand Pullip × Sailor Moon Comes Princess Serenity!

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.

Nov. 12, 2014 18:002

Merry Christmas with Hello Kitty! Café Featuring Hello Kitty Opens in Shibuya

Merry Christmas with Hello Kitty! Café Featuring Hello Kitty Opens in Shibuya

THE GUEST café & diner, which is located inside Shibuya PARCO, will collaborate with the character everyone loves – Hello Kitty! Hello Kitty Café will be open from Nov 14 until Dec 25.

Nov. 12, 2014 13:004

Naruto App Launches, All 700 Chapters of the Manga and 220 Episodes of the Anime Available for Free

*Naruto* App Launches, All 700 Chapters of the Manga and 220 Episodes of the Anime Available for Free

Masashi Kishimoto’s popular manga Naruto concluded in the newest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) on sale Nov. 10. Using this timing, a new and official iOS and Android Naruto app was launched.

Nov. 12, 2014 07:002

ClariS Restarts with New Member Karen, New Song Becomes ED Theme to Tsukimonogatari

ClariS Restarts with New Member Karen, New Song Becomes ED Theme to *Tsukimonogatari*

New member Karen has been welcomed into ClariS and the group has announced the Jan. 7 release of their single, “Border.”

Nov. 12, 2014 04:0928

UNIVERSAL COOL JAPAN, a Range of Attractions Based on Four Popular Brands, Will Be Held in Universal Studios Japan

UNIVERSAL COOL JAPAN, a Range of Attractions Based on Four Popular Brands, Will Be Held in Universal Studios Japan

Experience entertainment of an overwhelming scale and quality, featuring four popular brands from Japan that are renowned across the world. Time limited for 108 days from Jan. 23 (Friday) to May 10 (Sunday), 2015.

Nov. 12, 2014 02:413

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal Collaboration with Popular Chip Brand!!

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal Collaboration with Popular Chip Brand!!

According to recent news, snack company Koikeya’s tortilla chip series, one of their most popular, will collaborate with Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal.

Nov. 11, 2014 23:003

Masterpiece Magical Girl Comic Cardcaptor Sakura Main Character Sakura Kinomoto Appears as a figma Dressed in Outfit from Comic Vol. 1 Cover

Masterpiece Magical Girl Comic *Cardcaptor Sakura* Main Character Sakura Kinomoto Appears as a figma Dressed in Outfit from Comic Vol. 1 Cover

A figma has been introduced of main character Sakura Kinomoto from the masterpiece magical girl comic Cardcaptor Sakura wearing her outfit from the front cover of Vol. 1 of the comic.

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