Check out XX photos of cool figures and cosplay from Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] held on July 27!
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!
It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!
An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!
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.
An interview with Yusuke Iseya, the actor who plays Shinomori Aoshi in Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends!
The popular school battle action manga is becoming a long-awaited anime!
The Akihabara landmark Akihabara Radio Kaikan has been born again as a new building with 10 above ground floors and two below ground floors!
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.
Giovanni's Island debuts at Anime Expo 2014, and producer/screenwriter Yoshiki Sakurai talks about the film.
Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year.
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.
Take a look at the cosplayers of Anime Expo® 2014 with our photo report!
We asked Takahashi all about his paper sculptures of the members of μ’s!
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.
A look back through pictures at the five day otaku event that took France by storm!
Introducing the (self-professed) Princess of the Bug Kingdom, Agitha!
On July 2, Shoko Nakagawa held a concert at the 15th Japan Expo being held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in France.
Perfectly replicated and especially scary! A life-size seated statue of Makoto Shishio from Rurouni Kenshin!
We looked into the work of Animareal, a group of artists devoted to extremely accurate recreations of anime characters.
May. 28, 2014 10:0013
On May 29, the Japanese convenience store chain Family Mart released a new multi-copy service called Famima Print.
May. 28, 2014 01:004
It has been announced that Babymetal will perform at the music festival Heavy Montreal being held in Canada on Aug. 9 (Sat.) and 10 (Sun.).
May. 27, 2014 13:0014
A spin-off to the popular anime Soul Eater is airing now! The opening theme “monochrome” is picking up attention!
May. 27, 2014 07:001
Kodansha’s new monthly subscription service Joshi Comi will launch on the Yahoo Bookstore on June 5.
May. 27, 2014 01:003
On May 24, it was announced that Mario, main character of the hugely popular Nintendo game series Super Mario Bros., is now releasing worldwide for the first time as a full action figure, “S.H.Figuarts Mario.”
May. 26, 2014 13:007
Park, a shop themed after fashion × otaku × creation, opened in Harajuku on May 21.
May. 26, 2014 07:007
A school outfit modeled after the one worn by the characters Miyuki Sone and Aoi Mukou from Kimi to Kanojo to Kanojo no Koi will be released from the cosplay shop Cospatio.
May. 26, 2014 00:004
This is Part 5 of Episode 13 of Japacon TV, a show that introduces the popular subcultures of Japan, which is titled “Dream Collaborations Between Anime and Commercials?! The Frontlines of the Anime Advertisement Business.” This time, we have one more interview to get the inside view on another anime commercial.
May. 25, 2014 13:0017
The Cthulhu Mythos Exhibition was held from May 13-24, 2014, at the Span Art Gallery in Tokyo’s Ginza district.