Manga Artist Akira Himekawa Teaches How to Draw Manga with Masterpiece *The Legend of Zelda*!

The Legend of Zelda series is popular worldwide in a number of forms including games, manga, and figures. Now, the creators behind the manga adaptation of the series are showing us how to draw Japanese manga! This is the first time that Himekawa will be sharing their work process! Fans won’t want to miss this.

SAO Exhibit to Be Held

An exhibit of the TV anime Sword Art Online is on now at the Tokyo Anime Center from Oct. 15-26.

New Ending Theme of TV Anime *Pokémon: XY* Revealed!? Glued to Shokotan’s Live Tour “Greed Revolution”

Shokotan aka Shoko Nakagawa, who “greedily” takes part in all kinds of activities such as singing, show MCing, voice acting, acting, and producing the fashion brand mmts, has embarked on her tour “Shoko Nakagawa Live Tour 2014 ‘Donyoku Kakumei (Greed Revolution)’” on Oct. 12.

Danboard Photo Exhibition on Now at Daimaru Shinsaibashi

The Danboard Photo Exhibition organized by Movic is on now from Oct. 8-20 at Daimaru Shinsaibashi.

Have You Seen the Video? Hatsune Miku Appears on Popular CBS Program

Hatsune Miku made a guest appearance on the popular program Late Show with David Letterman of the American CBS broadcasting network and performed the song “Sharing the World.”

Fundraising Begins on Kickstarter for Practical English Materials Collection for Studying Anime!

A collection of valuable information is in the works that explains the behind-the-scenes details on production of the anime Santa Company, which was successfully funded on Kickstarter.

Creator Interview: Cure Employee takanashi

“To those who don’t know better, they won’t think they're anime accessories. But those who know, will get it. Those are the kind of things I want to make.” - Cure Employee takanashi

Dilapidated Building Becomes Temporary Museum: #BCTION Creates a World Interweaving Street Art and Cosplay

There's an old office building in Kojimachi, Tokyo that's scheduled to be demolished. But before that, an art project transformed the entire building into a museum. The name of the project is BCTION. It's taken from the idea that one action (A) influences the the next action (B) in a chain of creative expansion. This is represented in the equation ACTION x ACTION = BCTION.

Re-opening of Evangelion Store in Ikebukuro

The Evangelion Store re-opened in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro P’Parco on Oct. 3. The store offers the same selection of attractive products to entice Evangelion fans as the Harajuku location, which unfortunately closed its doors in June 2014. Approximately 200 people lined up outside on opening day, and the store bustled with people looking to buy goods right as the store opened.

Director Interview: "Rage of Bahamut" Anime Adaptation! (1/3)

Rage of Bahamut, the smartphone app that has garnered popularity around the world, will be made into an anime. It’s title will be Rage of Bahamut Genesis.

Manga Artist Combo Ume Holds Talk Show at TGS 2014

On the final day of Tokyo Game Show 2014, a talk show and signing event was held at the Tokyo Otaku Mode booth!

Waiting for Us at the Amuse Exhibition Were Year of the Sheep Alpacasso

Amuse Inc., creator of the popular Alpacasso series, held a private viewing for their new products!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Action & Sci-Fi

A look at the trailers for the nine anime beginning this fall with promising battle scenes!

Tokyo Game Show 2014 Comes to a Close

Take a look back at Tokyo Game Show 2014, which recorded the event’s second highest attendance in its history!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Academic and Comedic Series

Here’s our selection of 10 different trailers for cheerful, comedic school anime that will begin broadcast this October!

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Cosplayers & Booth Girls Collection

Games and beautiful girls go hand-in-hand? Introducing pictures of the beautiful cosplayers & booth girls we found at Tokyo Game Show 2014!

New Details About *Psycho-Pass 2* Anime Revealed Including Staff, Cast and Songs!

A new music video and other details have been released regarding the anime Psycho-Pass 2, which begins airing on Fuji TV's Noitamina on Oct. 9!

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Opening Report

Business Day starts! A huge lineup of all kinds of new games is in store!

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Oct. 17, 2014 01:00145

Adult Naruto Is Here! Movie Poster Full of Hints Released - The Last Story Tells a Tale of Love

Adult Naruto Is Here! Movie Poster Full of Hints Released - The Last Story Tells a Tale of Love

The sudden announcement that Naruto is going to conclude in the Nov. 10 issue was a great shock to fans not only in Japan but overseas as well.

Oct. 16, 2014 14:261

[Tokyo International Film Festival] ULTRAMAN to Walk the TIFF Opening Carpet! “Ultra Seven” HD Remastered 2.0 Edition debuts Oct. 26

[Tokyo International Film Festival] ULTRAMAN to Walk the TIFF Opening Carpet! “Ultra Seven” HD Remastered 2.0 Edition debuts Oct. 26

ULTRAMAN will stroll down the opening carpet this year along with many guests from around the world.

Oct. 16, 2014 13:001

Yukari Tamura’s New Single is a Christmas Present Set for Dec. 24 Release

Yukari Tamura’s New Single is a Christmas Present Set for Dec. 24 Release

Yukari Tamura, who is affectionately referred to as “Yukarin” by fans, is hugely popular both as a voice actress and as a singer. It has been announced that her 25th single will release this year on Dec. 24.

Oct. 16, 2014 07:000

Lupin the Third Series Newest Installment to Finally Release on Blu-ray & DVD on Nov. 28, Event Also to Be Held

*Lupin the Third* Series Newest Installment to Finally Release on Blu-ray & DVD on Nov. 28, Event Also to Be Held

Lupin the Third: Daisuke Jigen’s Tombstone is the newest work in the Lupin the Third series and was screened for a limited time this year in June. This highly praised work will release on Blu-ray and DVD on Nov. 28.

Oct. 16, 2014 04:042

Danboard Photo Exhibition on Now at Daimaru Shinsaibashi

Danboard Photo Exhibition on Now at Daimaru Shinsaibashi

The Danboard Photo Exhibition organized by Movic is on now from Oct. 8-20 at Daimaru Shinsaibashi.

Oct. 15, 2014 18:000

Audio Preview for TRUSTRICK’s Danganronpa Theme Song Revealed!

Audio Preview for TRUSTRICK’s Danganronpa Theme Song Revealed!

TRUSTRICK, a duo made of Sayaka Kanda (vocals) and Billy (guitar), released the cover art and the preview clip of their new single, World’s End Curtai...

Oct. 15, 2014 13:001

Fullmetal Alchemist Ed’s Silver Watch Necklace to Release

*Fullmetal Alchemist* Ed’s Silver Watch Necklace to Release

A necklace themed after the silver watch loved by Edward Elric, the main character of the manga Fullmetal Alchemist (author: Hiromu Arakawa), will release domestically in Japan from Movic.

Oct. 15, 2014 07:003

Director of TV Anime God Eater is Takayuki Hirao of The Garden of Sinners: Paradox Spiral

Director of TV Anime *God Eater* is Takayuki Hirao of *The Garden of Sinners: Paradox Spiral*

New news has been revealed for the TV anime God Eater which was announced in September at Tokyo Game Show 2014.

Oct. 15, 2014 01:001

Rebuild of Evangelion Comes to Ichiban Kuji with Exclusive Hidenori Matsubara Illustrated Posters and Figures!

*Rebuild of Evangelion* Comes to Ichiban Kuji with Exclusive Hidenori Matsubara Illustrated Posters and Figures!

Since it’s start in 2007, the Rebuild of Evangelion series has remained an overwhelmingly popular series. It has spawned varied and numerous collaborative products so far, and has now teamed up with the Ichiban Kuji lottery.

Oct. 14, 2014 13:000

Brand New Film Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Hoshi-Meguru Hakobune Trailer Releases, Enemy is “Gatlantis”

Brand New Film *Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Hoshi-Meguru Hakobune* Trailer Releases, Enemy is “Gatlantis”

A series of screening events of Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Tsuioku no Koukai began in theaters across Japan on Oct. 11. The film is a special compilation of the hit Space Battleship Yamato 2199 TV series that began in 2012 featuring a new cut and newly added narration. The talked-about film offers a new way to enjoy the series.

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