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.
Fans captivated by HELLO KITTY and the delicious sweets lined up one after the next!HELLO KITTY
May. 17, 2014 14:003
Over 3 million total volumes have been published of Yūnosuke Yoshinaga’s popular manga Broken Blade, Comic Meteor revealed. The milestone was reached in one fell swoop with the release of the 13th volume on May 12.
May. 17, 2014 08:0015
There's a special exhibit being held by game card illustrator Takayama Toshiaki, and the event hall is bustling with excited fans!
May. 17, 2014 02:003
The popular manga “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure” written by Hirohiko Araki teams up with Converse ALL STAR sneakers for the second time around.
May. 16, 2014 14:001
The well known Radio Kaikan building in Akihabara, which was built in 1957 and was closed in August 2011 to be torn down and rebuilt, is finally having its long-awaited grand reopening on July 20.
May. 16, 2014 08:0011
The guests have been announced for the world premieres of the movie K: Missing Kings, which will be held simultaneously in the U.S. and France.
May. 16, 2014 02:006
From Gashapon® comes new Sailor Moon capsule goods.
May. 15, 2014 14:008
Performances of the stage play “Blue Exorcist: Awakening the Blue Flame Arc/Kyoto’s Unclean King Arc” will begin on June 21 at Sunshine Theatre in Ikebukuro, Tokyo.
May. 15, 2014 08:004
Evangelion Store Tokyo-01, the official store for Evangelion which, since November 2011, has gathered popularity for roughly two and a half years in its Harajuku, Tokyo location off of Takeshita-Dōri, is moving to Ikebukuro.
May. 15, 2014 02:5611
The “Good Smile x Animate Cafe” opened in Akihabara, Tokyo on April 25. The cafe is a collaboration between Good Smile Company, which creates and sells goods and figures, and Animate Cafe, which is managed by Animate, a specialty store for anime, comics, and games.
May. 15, 2014 02:005
Gochūmon wa Usagi Desu ka?, a new TV anime that began airing in April, is currently collaborating with the private library cafe Schatzkiste until May 31 in Akihabara, Tokyo.