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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!

Interview with Hideaki Anno, Creator of *Evangelion* [1/2]

In 1995, Hideaki Anno directed the TV anime Neon Genesis Evangelion, which went on to become a social phenomenon and secured his place in the anime world. He's gone on to create the Rebuild of Evangelion film series, and in November 2012, announced the latest film, Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo. Fans from around the world listened eagerly to what he had to say.

*Evangelion* 20th Anniversary Bombshell, a Mysterious Work Just Like *Attack on Titan*, and… Hideaki Anno Talk Show “Director Edition” Report

This is Part 2 of our report on the Hideaki Anno talk event held at Tokyo International Film Festival. This time, Anno talks deeply about the animation works he has directed. And he drops a bombshell about Evangelion...

Anime *Psycho-Pass 2* OP “Enigmatic Feeling” Releases on Nov. 5

The design of the limited edition jacket shows a jet black special issue Dominator!

Hideaki Anno Talks Deep About Himself! Hideaki Anno Talk Event: Live-Action Edition

Hideaki Anno put on talk events at the recently held Tokyo International Film Festival. Here, we report on one of the events called “Live-Action Edition.”

Soccer Team Collaborates with *A Certain Scientific Railgun*!

A collaboration event between a soccer team and the anime A Certain Scientific Railgun called “Soccer Match with a Certain Anime” was held! We went to check out the game!

Spider-Man X Attack on Titan Collaboration?!

It seems like an otaku's crazy dream, but it's real.

Share Your Memories of *Naruto*! Shonen Jump Begins Accepting Comments!

The hugely popular manga Naruto is on the verge of its climax, and there is huge buzz surrounding its upcoming finale. Meanwhile, continuing from its first fanart campaign, Shonenjump.viz.com has begun accepting comments regarding Naruto memories.

Let’s Take a Look Back at 15 Years of *Naruto* on the Special Site “Naruto Final Countdown!”

A special site called “Naruto Final Countdown!” has opened on the official site of the hugely popular Weekly Shonen Jump manga Naruto, the conclusion to which is closing in.

“Anna Tsuchiya × The Evil Within” Halloween Event Heats Up Shinjuku!

On Oct. 26, a Halloween parade and mini concert were held by Japanese talent and musician Anna Tsuchiya at the Futabadori East Shinjuku Shopping District.

A Flood of *Naruto* Fan Art from All Over the World!

The manga Naruto is closing in on its finale. Announcing a surprise project by Shueisha, the publisher of the magazine Naruto is serialized in, Weekly Shonen Jump!

Cosplay Parade Brings Excitement to Ikebukuro!

Just in time for Halloween, the cosplay event Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festa 2014 was held for two days, Oct. 25 and 26.

Exterminate the Titans! 3D Maneuver Gear Coming in January

Total weight of 10 kilograms! Tokyo Otaku Mode is eagerly preparing for its release!

Miku Expo 2014 Report: Miku’s Popularity is Strong in the US Too

A new page in the history of Hatsune Miku has been created.

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Sep. 17, 2014 07:001

54th All Japan Model & Hobby Show to Be Held from Sept. 26-28, Gundam Build Fighters Try Stage Event Planned

54th All Japan Model & Hobby Show to Be Held from Sept. 26-28, *Gundam Build Fighters Try* Stage Event Planned

The Japan Plastic Model Manufacturers Association and the Japan Radio-Controlled Model Manufacturers Association will hold the 54th All Japan Model & Hobby Show for three days from Sept. 26-28 at Tokyo Big Sight.

Sep. 17, 2014 02:387

AFA is Held in Indonesia!

AFA is Held in Indonesia!

Eir Aoi, Egoist, T.M.Revolution, DJ Kazu! Popular anime song singers appeared at Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2014!

Sep. 17, 2014 01:000

The False Eizan Railcar Appears?! What is This The Eccentric Family Surprise Project?

The False Eizan Railcar Appears?! What is This *The Eccentric Family* Surprise Project?

Kyoto International Manga Anime Festival 2014 (Kyomaf) will be held at Miyako Messe in Kyoto for two days, Sept. 20 and 21. This fall event widely introduces the newest anime and manga.

Sep. 16, 2014 13:000

Ten Years After the Popular Anime, it Returns in a New Form - Samurai 7 Musical to Open in January 2015

Ten Years After the Popular Anime, it Returns in a New Form - *Samurai 7* Musical to Open in January 2015

It has been announced that the popular anime Samurai 7, the TV broadcast to which began in 2004, will be becoming a musical over 10 years after the announcement of the anime. Performances will begin in January 2015 at the Galaxy Theatre in Shinagawa, Tokyo.

Sep. 16, 2014 07:000

Tokyo Game Show to Have First Ever Vocaloid Companion - Gree Booth Edition of 40mP’s “Yume Chizu” to Also Be Performed

Tokyo Game Show to Have First Ever Vocaloid Companion - Gree Booth Edition of 40mP’s “Yume Chizu” to Also Be Performed

Tokyo Game Show 2014 will be held at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex for four days, from Sept. 18-21. It has been revealed that the first Vocaloid companion in TGS history will be at this world-famous, large-scale gaming event.

Sep. 16, 2014 01:001

Colorful Sailor Moon “Sliding Compact with Ball Chain” Crane Game Prizes Announced

Colorful *Sailor Moon* “Sliding Compact with Ball Chain” Crane Game Prizes Announced

It has been announced that sliding compact mirrors themed after Sailor Moon will be coming to arcades as crane game prizes.

Sep. 16, 2014 00:432

Charity Raises Money for Children's Hospitals by Playing Video Games

Charity Raises Money for Children's Hospitals by Playing Video Games

Extra-Life is a non-profit charity that started in 2008 to honor a young girl named Victoria Enmon who lost her life fighting acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Sep. 15, 2014 13:001

Sonic Boom to Release on Dec. 18 - Wii U Game Titled Rise of Lyric, 3DS Game Titled Shattered Crystal

*Sonic Boom* to Release on Dec. 18 - Wii U Game Titled *Rise of Lyric*, 3DS Game Titled *Shattered Crystal*

On Sept. 12, Sega announced the official names of the forthcoming Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games in the new Sonic series, Sonic Boom (known in Japan as Sonic Toon). The Wii U game is titled Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and the 3DS game is titled Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal. Both games will release on Dec. 18.

Sep. 15, 2014 07:002

TV Anime Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz! Greenlit for 2015

TV Anime *Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz!* Greenlit for 2015

The TV anime Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei began its broadcast in July and ended with its final episode, Episode 10, on Sept. 10. The work is based on the world of Fate/stay night and follows Illya, who has become a magical girl.

Sep. 15, 2014 01:0028

Sailor Moon Costume Bra Set Round 2 Details Announced! Ten Items Total Including Chibi Moon and Other Sailor Scouts

Sailor Moon Costume Bra Set Round 2 Details Announced! Ten Items Total Including Chibi Moon and Other Sailor Scouts

Details have been announced today regarding the second round of the Sailor Moon and Peach John collaboration set, Sailor Moon Costume Bra Set.

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