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.
Fans captivated by HELLO KITTY and the delicious sweets lined up one after the next!HELLO KITTY
We’ve compiled trailers for anime beginning this summer for you to check out! In this second part, we’ll introduce 12 anime with stories of adolescence.
“In the name of the moon, I will punish you!” This is a phrase that anime fans around the world are likely familiar with. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Sailor Moon, which is loved not just in Japan but all over the world.
We’ve collected trailers of anime beginning in July! First, let’s take a look at 11 action anime overflowing with tense battle scenes and cool characters.
Yet another new otaku event has been born in Japan! Ikebukuro becomes the city of anime films!
An anime adaptation is in the works for the cyberpunk ninja action series Ninja Slayer! We spoke with the series’ two creators!
The winners of the STEINS;GATE Future Visual Contest, which was held from May 1-31 in celebration of the release of the English version PC game STEINS;GATE, have finally been chosen.
You’ll find this kind of orchestra in Japan! A look at JAGMO, an orchestra that plays symphonic arrangements of music from popular Japanese games.
May. 10, 2014 13:004
At the end of 2013, music label and video software manufacturer Pony Canyon embarked into the world of light novels. Many books are currently being published under the company’s publishing label, PoniCan Books.
May. 10, 2014 07:003
Many people attended Evangelion and Japanese Swords Exhibit, a fusion of Japan’s traditions and pop culture, while it was in Japan, and from April of this year it has jumped abroad.
May. 10, 2014 06:0021
Join in and celebrate Cu-Poche’s first anniversary together!
May. 10, 2014 01:008
The ending theme of the TV anime Sword Art Online II to begin broadcasting in July has been confirmed.
May. 9, 2014 10:262
Episode 13 of Japacon TV, a show that introduces the popular subcultures of Japan, is titled “Dream Collaborations Between Anime and Commercials?! The Frontlines of the Anime Advertisement Business.” This episode is themed after collaborations between anime production companies, creators, and the commercial industry. Continuing from Part 3, we look at the inside story behind the collaboration commercial between Mercedes-Benz and Production I.G called “Next A-Class.”
May. 9, 2014 07:003
The popular manga Denkigai no Honya-san, which is currently serialized in the manga magazine Monthly Comic Flapper (Kadokawa, Media Factory), is becoming an anime.
May. 9, 2014 01:009
The levistone pendant from the anime Castle in the Sky that glows at the sound of the word “Balse” being chanted will be released from Benelic in July.
May. 8, 2014 13:006
The popular RPG Persona 4 Golden released in 2012 by Atlus is becoming an anime.
May. 8, 2014 07:005
Original vending machines designed after the popular Japanese anime A Certain Magical Index and A Certain Scientific Railgun have appeared in Tachikawa.