Wagakki Band - A New Sensation and Power to Wow the World

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.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [2/2]

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…

Can It Be?! Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Game Teaser Released!

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’ Receives Rave Reviews! Sequel Rumors Also Fly

Alpacasso: The Origin, a movie based on the popular plushie series Alpacasso, was released on April 1!

Comiket Special 6 Photo Report: Makuhari Messe Edition

Enjoy our gallery of more than 78 photos from the event!

Comiket Special 6 Opens! Event Held at Makuhari for First Time in 25 Years

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.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [1/2]

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 Soon to Tour the States

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.

Japanese Pro Soccer Team to Participate in Comiket Special!!

The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.

AnimeJapan 2015 Closes as a Grand Success!

The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Slice of Life/School Edition]

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!

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Action/Battle Edition]

Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!

Tokyo One Piece Tower Opens on March 13!

Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!

George & Mattsun [2/2]: A Shop Brought to Life by Latte Art

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 & Mattsun [1/2]: The Pioneers of Latte Art Culture

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.

Review: A Unique Photo Exhibition, Panchira 2015

Inside a skirt, there lies a universe.

Creator Interview: Laica Chrose

We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.

Interview with Illustrator Mikeou

A talk with Mikeou, the creator behind this moe ita-curtain.

Interview: Manga Artist Shirow Miwa

We spoke with Shirow Miwa, the manga artist and illustrator behind the cover of More Heroes and Heroines.

Review: The 18th Japan Media Arts Festival - Envision the Future Through Art

An exhibition of award-winning works for the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival was open from Feb. 4–15.

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Feb. 1, 2015 01:00

‘Is the Order a Rabbit?’ Second Season Confirmed!!!

‘Is the Order a Rabbit?’ Second Season Confirmed!!!

The second season of the TV anime Is the Order a Rabbit? has been confirmed.

Jan. 31, 2015 13:00

TV Anime ‘PriPara’ Season 2 to Begin in April, New Visual Reveals Mysterious New Characters

TV Anime ‘PriPara’ Season 2 to Begin in April, New Visual Reveals Mysterious New Characters

A new season will begin in April for the TV anime PriPara, the successor to the popular 2014 series Pretty Rhythm.

Jan. 31, 2015 07:00

‘Cross Ange’ Free Smartphone App Launches, Footage from 1st Fan Meeting Made Available

‘Cross Ange’ Free Smartphone App Launches, Footage from 1st Fan Meeting Made Available

On Jan. 27, an official smartphone app launched for the TV anime Cross Ange: Rondo of Angels and Dragons, which entered its second season broadcast in October 2014.

Jan. 31, 2015 01:00

Introducing ‘Kantai Collection’ Musashi Glasses from Cospa

Introducing ‘Kantai Collection’ Musashi Glasses from Cospa

Nijigen Cospa will release “Musashi Glasses” based on the browser game Kantai Collection.

Jan. 30, 2015 13:00

‘Haikyu!!’ Compilation Movie Confirmed, Development Continues on Season 2 TV Anime and More

‘Haikyu!!’ Compilation Movie Confirmed, Development Continues on Season 2 TV Anime and More

A new project is being hammered out for the popular TV anime Haikyu!! that was broadcast from April to September 2014.

Jan. 30, 2015 07:51

ANISONG World Tour Lantis Festival in Hong Kong and Singapore to Be Held!

ANISONG World Tour Lantis Festival in Hong Kong and Singapore to Be Held!

Anime fans in Asia, ANISONG World Tour Lantis Festival is coming to Hong Kong and Singapore!

Jan. 30, 2015 07:00

‘Kodoku no Gourmet’ Collaboration Project: ‘Kodoku no Dorameshi’ Distributed at 154 Service and Parking Areas

‘Kodoku no Gourmet’ Collaboration Project: ‘Kodoku no Dorameshi’ Distributed at 154 Service and Parking Areas

The popular cuisine-themed manga Kodoku no Gourmet (The Lonely Gourmet), a popular manga written by Masayuki Kusumi and drawn by Jiro Taniguchi, is collaborating with NEXCO East Japan, the company that operates expressways and highways in the Eastern region of Japan.

Jan. 30, 2015 01:00

ClariS’ First Solo Concert Announced, to Be Held at Zepp Tokyo on July 31

ClariS’ First Solo Concert Announced, to Be Held at Zepp Tokyo on July 31

On Jan. 25, ClariS announced a new large-scale project. This summer, they will hold their first solo concert.

Jan. 29, 2015 13:00

Visuals of Kabuto, Jiraiya & Orochimaru from Stage Play ‘Naruto’ Revealed

Visuals of Kabuto, Jiraiya & Orochimaru from Stage Play ‘Naruto’ Revealed

The performances of Live Spectacular Naruto will kick off in Tokyo on March 21. At this time, visuals of characters Kabuto Yakushi, Jiraiya, and Orochimaru have been revealed.

Jan. 29, 2015 07:00

feast by GOMIHAYAKAWA, a Lingerie Brand for Women with Smaller Breasts, Holds its First Exhibition!

feast by GOMIHAYAKAWA, a Lingerie Brand for Women with Smaller Breasts, Holds its First Exhibition!

Gomi Hayakawa, designer of “feast by GOMIHAYAKAWA,” will hold her first exhibition of lingerie for sizes AAA~A cups(referred to as Cinderella Bust).

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