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.
We spoke with illustrator Yuu, who designed “ita-curtains” featuring a Japanese-style Alice in Wonderland.
From famous characters of old, to characters from new series! The forefront of the figure world is right here!
We’re introducing through pictures the cool and comical creations spotted at the garage kit festival Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter]! Even Tokyo Ghoul’s Kaneki has finally become a figure?!
Jan. 14, 2015 01:00
On Jan. 8, 2015, Nippon Ichi Software released the opening movie of their PlayStation 4 software Disgaea 5 to release on March 26.
Jan. 13, 2015 13:00
Since she appeared in 1975, My Melody has been one of Sanrio’s representative characters, on level with the likes of Hello Kitty. With 2015 being the 40th year since her creation, Sanrio has much in store to celebrate, including an Anniversary Fair to be held at Sanrio Puroland that began Jan. 9.
Jan. 13, 2015 03:05
It has been confirmed that ClariS’ first best-of album titled ClariS - Single Best 1st will release on April 15.
Jan. 12, 2015 17:00
Along with a new film to release early this spring, there is yet another development in the Ghost in the Shell series. It has been confirmed that the broadcast of the TV series Ghost in the Shell: Arise will begin this April.
Jan. 12, 2015 10:00
“KuroBas Festival: KuroFes in J-World Tokyo” will open on Wednesday, Jan. 14 at Jump World Tokyo, a theme park located in Ikebukuro Sunshine that focuses mainly on Jump works.
Jan. 12, 2015 03:49
As of Jan. 8, the details of the new Ghost in the Shell full-length feature film that was announced in September 2014 have been made public. The movie will be released in Japan nationwide in early summer 2015, under the official title Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie.
Jan. 12, 2015 03:48
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.
Jan. 11, 2015 17:00
The release of a new Ghost in the Shell film was announced on Jan. 8, and Psycho-Pass the Movie will release Japan-wide on Jan. 9. Now a collaboration that crosses over the boundaries of these two films has surprisingly appeared in Shinjuku Station.
Jan. 11, 2015 11:00
Accompanying the start of the broadcast, the official online store Gawa Gawa Mart has already opened. Also confirmed is a special exhibit called “Yurikuma Arashi Museum Bear & Peace” coming to three Animate locations.
Jan. 11, 2015 05:00
Dempagumi.inc have released the jacket visuals and newest artwork from their third album WWDD to release on Feb. 18.