Wagakki Band has garnered over 18 million views for their cover of the Hatsune Miku song “Senbonzakura” using traditional Japanese instruments.Their fantastic abilities and new sound sensation continue to attract attention even now.
The music unit GARNiDELiA has released many anime tie-in songs since their major debut last year. This time, we talked with the artists about their tie-in song for the upcoming TV anime Gunslinger Stratos, which is set to start broadcasting from April, as well as what comes next for the musical duo. Looking at GARNiDELiA’s profile, the vocalist is MARiA, while the composer…
Although the news was released on April Fools' day through Nintendo Direct, this Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem video trailer is most certainly real!
Alpacasso: The Origin, a movie based on the popular plushie series Alpacasso, was released on April 1!
Enjoy our gallery of more than 78 photos from the event!
Comiket Special, a special version of the well-known Comiket (Comic Market), was held on March 28–29, 2015. The event was held at Makuhari Messe for the first time in 25 years, since 1990 (Comic Market 39), and was the event related to Comiket to have been held there since that time.
GARNiDELiA has given us the opening theme songs for Mekakucity Actors, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Gundam Reconguista in G. We asked the group about their upcoming performance at Sakura-Con 2015 in April.
Sakura Exhibition 2015 in Tokyo is currently being held for five days March 24–28. The exhibition will also be touring the States in April.
The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.
The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.
Get excited - trailers for spring 2015 slice of life and school life anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list ahead of time!
Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!
Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!
The two latte artists opened the cafe REISSUE in Harajuku, Tokyo. The slogan of the shop is “A place where you can enjoy the best latte art in the world.”
George and Mattsun competed at the Latte 1 Grand Prix Championship held at Odaiba, Tokyo. It ended with Mattsun losing and having his face covered in pie.
Inside a skirt, there lies a universe.
We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.
A talk with Mikeou, the creator behind this moe ita-curtain.
We spoke with Shirow Miwa, the manga artist and illustrator behind the cover of More Heroes and Heroines.
An exhibition of award-winning works for the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival was open from Feb. 4–15.
Feb. 5, 2015 21:00
An event will be held for the anime series Locodol, which originally broadcast from July to September 2014.
Feb. 5, 2015 17:00
The broadcast of the TV anime Show By Rock!! will begin this April. This talked-about work is picking up attention for being a Sanrio character project. Now, the newest PV of the anime has been released.
Feb. 5, 2015 13:00
Shoko Nakagawa aka Shokotan is known for her love of anime and manga, and now she’s working as an original planner on an anime. That anime is the cat-themed TV anime Omakase Mamitasu.
Feb. 5, 2015 09:00
Production was announced to have begun on the short flash anime Bar Kiraware Yasai, a joint project between Kadokawa and Shizuoka Asahi TV.
Feb. 5, 2015 05:00
From the hugely popular series One Piece, One Piece Nippon Judan! 47 Cruise CD was released on Jan. 28. The concept behind the album is that the characters go on a journey through music.
Feb. 5, 2015 01:00
The anime series Knights of Sidonia gained popularity during its three-month broadcast between April and June 2014, and is now expanding into the world skies.
Feb. 4, 2015 21:00
A hot topic even after its serialization drew to a close in the fall of 2014, the manga Naruto is to receive its own exhibition, titled “Commemoration of Serialization Completion: Masashi Kishimoto’s Naruto the Exhibition,” opening its doors starting April 25 at the Mori Arts Center Gallery in Roppongi Hills, Tokyo.
Feb. 4, 2015 17:00
One Piece is a series popular not just in Japan but the world over, and now the series is expanding into China as well.
Feb. 4, 2015 13:00
A tie-in campaign is set to begin between J-World Tokyo, a Shonen Jump theme park in Ikebukuro, and the TV anime JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders.
Feb. 4, 2015 09:45
Moe Tsurumi, the goodwill ambassador from the idol group that sung for Pixiv, Conquistador del Arcoiris, makes her appearance as well!