Nyan Nyan Hanten from *Macross Frontier* Comes to Tokyo! “Cafe & Bar Characro Feat. Macross Frontier” Opens!

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!

WonFes is Held, Products from New Anime and KanColle Unveiled!

It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!

Interview: Actor Ryunosuke Kamiki

An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!

Everything from the 17th *Pokémon* Movie is Here! Exhibit at Which to Experience the World of the Movie Opens

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.

Interview: Actor Yusuke Iseya

An interview with Yusuke Iseya, the actor who plays Shinomori Aoshi in Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends!

"Absolute Duo" TV Anime Greenlit! Announcement Made on Stage at MF Bunko J Summer School Festival 2014!

The popular school battle action manga is becoming a long-awaited anime!

The Face of Akihabara Has Returned! Radio Kaikan Grand Opening!

The Akihabara landmark Akihabara Radio Kaikan has been born again as a new building with 10 above ground floors and two below ground floors!

Interview: "Ninja Slayer" Creators Bradley Bond & Philip N. Morzez [2/2]

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.

Interview: Producer/Screenwriter of "Giovanni's Island" Yoshiki Sakurai

Giovanni's Island debuts at Anime Expo 2014, and producer/screenwriter Yoshiki Sakurai talks about the film.

Anime Expo 2014 Report: The Magic Returns for the 23rd Consecutive Year

Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year.

Cute and Elegant! Four Rozen Maiden from the Series *Rozen Maiden* Transform from Antique Dolls into Pullip Dolls?!

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.

Anime Expo Photo Report: Hot American Cosplay!

Take a look at the cosplayers of Anime Expo® 2014 with our photo report!

These Paper Sculptures Are Amazing! Love Live! Characters Reimagined Through Paper!

We asked Takahashi all about his paper sculptures of the members of μ’s!

Japan’s Masterpiece Anime and Tokusatsu Shows Are Now Airing in Indonesia! Let’s Take a Look at WAKUWAKU JAPAN!

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.

Japan Expo Photo Report: Delivering the Latest in Japanese Culture from Paris!

A look back through pictures at the five day otaku event that took France by storm!

Action Videos of Wii U Game Hyrule Warriors Are Releasing One After the Next!

Introducing the (self-professed) Princess of the Bug Kingdom, Agitha!

Shokotan Makes Dreams Come True in Paris! Wildly Enthusiastic Concert Held at Japan Expo in France

On July 2, Shoko Nakagawa held a concert at the 15th Japan Expo being held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in France.

Life-Size Statue of the Deranged Lunatic Makoto Shishio Unveiled in Shinjuku!

Perfectly replicated and especially scary! A life-size seated statue of Makoto Shishio from Rurouni Kenshin!

Animareal: Bringing Anime Characters to Life

We looked into the work of Animareal, a group of artists devoted to extremely accurate recreations of anime characters.

PR Ambassador HELLO KITTY Appears at Charity Event “Macaron Day”!

Fans captivated by HELLO KITTY and the delicious sweets lined up one after the next!HELLO KITTY

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May. 17, 2014 14:003

Broken Blade Reaches 3 Million Copies in Print, Large-Scale Train Ad Campaign Launched for 13th Volume

*Broken Blade* Reaches 3 Million Copies in Print, Large-Scale Train Ad Campaign Launched for 13th Volume

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

Takayama Toshiaki's Personal Exhibition "10 Years of T.com" Open!

Takayama Toshiaki's Personal Exhibition "10 Years of T.com"  Open!

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

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure × Converse Part 2 Introduces Japanese Nishijin Weaves

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure × Converse Part 2 Introduces Japanese Nishijin Weaves

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

Akihabara Radio Kaikan is Finally Reopening on July 20

Akihabara Radio Kaikan is Finally Reopening on July 20

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

Guests Announced for World Premieres of K: Missing Kings, PV Released Online

Guests Announced for World Premieres of *K: Missing Kings*, PV Released Online

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

New Sailor Moon Gatcha to Release in June! Six Items Include Pouch and Scrunchie

New *Sailor Moon* Gatcha to Release in June! Six Items Include Pouch and Scrunchie

From Gashapon® comes new Sailor Moon capsule goods.

May. 15, 2014 14:008

Performing Cast and Character Visuals for Blue Exorcist Stage Play Look Good

Performing Cast and Character Visuals for *Blue Exorcist* Stage Play Look Good

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

Official Evangelion Store Moves from Nico Nico Headquarters to Ikebukuro P’ Parco

Official *Evangelion* Store Moves from Nico Nico Headquarters to Ikebukuro P’ Parco

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

Love Live! Part 1 Collaboration! Good Smile x Animate Cafe Opens!

Love Live! Part 1 Collaboration! Good Smile x Animate Cafe Opens!

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? Collaborates with Private Library Cafe Schatzkiste

*Gochūmon wa Usagi Desu ka?* Collaborates with Private Library Cafe Schatzkiste

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.

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