Jan. 23 marked the grand opening of Universal Cool Japan, an event at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka that features attractions for Evangelion, Attack on Titan, and more.
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ALA 2015 took place at the LAX Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles from January 9-11.
Game Creative Exchange, a seminar for illustrators and art directors, was held at the National Art Center Tokyo.
The large-scale otaku event AnimeJapan will be held from March 20, while Comic Market Special, which is only held once every five years, will begin on March 28. They have a common keyword: Globalization.
Introducing pictures of the female cosplayers who dazzled Comiket!
Introducing the cool, eye-catching male cosplayers of Comic Market 87!
Comic Market 87, the world’s largest event for selling and displaying doujinshi, started its first of three days on December 28.
Over the span of two days, Dec. 20 and 21, a grand gathering of events and content from popular works such as Naruto and One Piece unfolded! Not to mention, there was also a spontaneous disclosure of certain details about the next Naruto movie from the creator of Naruto himself!
On Dec. 19, an Evangelion-themed piece by Studio Khara titled Until You Come to Me was released under Japan Anima(tor) Expo, a series of anime shorts produced by Hideaki Anno.
We bring you a look at the new anime that will premiere beginning in January and their trailers. Our second installment rounds up 10 series in the battle action and sci-fi genres.
2014 has been a year of many hot anime, but it’s almost over. To all you anime fans wondering what kind of anime are in store for next year, here’s an introduction to the new anime beginning in January along with their trailers. In this first part, we’ll look at 10 slice of life, comedy, and school life series!
Minori Chihara is well known as a voice actress appearing in many popular anime, including roles as Nagato Yuki in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Naze Mizuki from Beyond the Boundary, and more. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of her debut, Minorin, as she is affectionately called by her fans, performed “Minori Chihara 10th Anniversary Live - Sanctuary - Supported by Joysound” on Nov. 18 at the Nippon Budokan, the “holy land” for Japanese music artists.
On November 28, the Attack on Titan Exhibit opened in Ueno, Tokyo.
Jim Lee gives a talk and live drawing demonstration in Akihabara!
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.
It has been confirmed that the second season of the TV anime Attack on Titan is in the works for 2016.
The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.
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.
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.
Nov. 1, 2014 07:000
A CD single called Prisma Love Parade Vol. 1 that includes character songs from Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei!, the second anime season of Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya, a spin-off work to Type-Moon’s popular Fate/stay night series, was released on Oct 29.
Oct. 31, 2014 23:008
Chinese pork dumplings based on Kyubey from the anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica will be available in Lawson convenience stores starting Nov. 4.
Oct. 31, 2014 16:213
When we manga makers say “name,” it’s not the English word “name.” It's a Japanese word borrowed from English meaning the process of "storyboarding" in the Movie and Anime industry.
Oct. 31, 2014 13:007
Takara Tomy has announced that it will release the work experience toy “14-Day Manga Artist Course” on Nov. 20.
Oct. 31, 2014 07:001
The countrywide release of the full-length film in the series The Next Generation: Patlabor, all seven chapters to which began screening in April of this year, will occur during Golden Week 2015.
Oct. 31, 2014 02:100
Studio Ghibli has revealed that those who purchase the Director Hayao Miyazaki Collection Blu-ray or DVD box set on the official Studio Ghibli site will receive for free a special disc containing the short animated film On Your Mark.
Oct. 30, 2014 13:002
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.
Oct. 30, 2014 07:002
Kotobukiya has announced that it will release a fully articulated plastic model of Eren Yeager in Titan form, the main character of the anime Attack on Titan, in February 2015.
Oct. 29, 2014 22:016
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ newest work Big Hero 6 will release in Japan on Saturday, Dec. 20. The movie is an emotional adventure about a young genius scientist called Hiro and a healthcare robot left by his late brother Tadashi, who was killed in an accident, called Baymax.
Oct. 29, 2014 13:005
At the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival on Oct. 26, a collaboration stage event was held with World Cosplay Summit (WCS), an event held yearly in Nagoya since 2003.