An array of new figures from hobby goods manufacturer Volks! With the theme “Up and Coming: New Challenge,” the event has breathed new life into everyone’s hobbying lifestyle!
Hearing that the Special Vehicle Section 2, Division 2 had been called out to Kichijōji in Tokyo, I went to go look.
It has been announced that the animated movie K: Missing Kings to release in Japan on July 12 (Sat.) will first premiere at large-scale anime events overseas.
Figure production is about to enter a new era!
When you hear of a city deeply connected to anime, what city do you think of? Whether it be Akihabara - the otaku paradise, or Ikebukuro which has been flourishing with female otaku lately, or Nagano where one can find rare anime goods, there are many cities in Tokyo that are deeply connected to anime.
Anime songs (anison) from Japan are currently highly popular overseas, with anison singers frequently holding concerts and events. Among these anison singers, one who is picking up considerable attention is Gero.
We give you an exclusive look at the design department of one of Japan’s foremost figure makers, Kotobukiya!
Fans are increasing all over the world! But, what kind of doll is a Pullip?
“Anison is a righteous magic that crosses borders and makes people smile in an instant.” - Shoko Nakagawa
Infiltrating the offices of renowned Japanese figure manufacturer Kotobukiya!
“The current age of otaku culture is a lucky time.” - Shoko Nakagawa
A new TV commercial created to commemorate the release of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd, a rhythm-action game that features Vocaloid Hatsune Miku, has created a huge stir.
For otaku who like anime, manga, and games, their home, in particular their bedroom, is a private space where they can showcase the full extent of their fandom through a carefully selected and arranged collection of figures, manga, games, and other otaku goods...
PVs for the opening and ending theme songs, a special screening of a PV of the upcoming live-action movie, and more!
On March 27, the award ceremony was held for the Cartoon Grand Prize, for which recommended works from 2013 are chosen from different categories by mainly bookstore employees. Winning the Grand Prize this year was Kaoru Mori’s manga The Bride’s Stories.
Let’s look at how otaku in Japan celebrate April Fools’ Day!
On March 15, 2014, representatives from Square Enix held an unprecedented event in a Los Angeles art gallery to celebrate the North American release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster.
The popular anime is collaborating with the first maid cafe, Cure Maid Cafe. The collaborative cafe, titled Kill la Kill Cafe, is open now until April 6 (Sun).
A “new edited version” of Season 1 will be broadcast on Noitamina in July! Psycho-Pass 2 will begin in October! And this winter, Psycho-Pass the Movie will have a countrywide roadshow release!
Jan. 19, 2014 01:001
The movie Nuigurumaa Z will be released Japan-wide on Jan. 25. Based on Kenji Otsuki’s novel Housei Ningen Nuigurumaa, the movie is being talked about for Shoko Nakagawa being in the lead role. Now, a bonus item that will be given to those who see the movie in theaters has been revealed.
Jan. 18, 2014 20:144
GalaabenD handled the costume designs for the movie “Black Butler” to be in theaters from Jan 18.
Jan. 18, 2014 13:0038
On Jan. 14, DeNA announced that its new game for Mobage called Attack on Titan: Roar to Freedom will be released this winter.
Jan. 18, 2014 07:000
On Jan. 21, services will begin at Ayumino, an Akiba-style nail salon in Akihabara, for official nails modeled after characters from the ongoing TV anime Yowamushi Pedal.
Jan. 18, 2014 01:005
On Jan. 14, Square Enix announced the start of a collaboration project with its online RPGs Dragon Quest X: Rise of the Five Tribes Online (PC / Wii U / Wii), Final Fantasy XI, and Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.
Jan. 17, 2014 13:000
The immensely popular character Doraemon is moving around on your smartphone’s standby screen!
Jan. 17, 2014 07:001
Two years in a row! An ita-taxi of Eir Aoi, singer of songs for hit anime like Fate/Zero and Sword Art Online, appears once again!
Jan. 17, 2014 01:003
Hello Kitty has dressed up as famous paintings like the “Mona Lisa,” “The Fifer,” and “The Milkmaid.”
Jan. 16, 2014 19:003
“Cool Japan” is the concept of the “JAPAN POP JUNGLE” that debuted in the AEON Mall Makuhari Shin Toshin, which just opened on Dec 20. Nine shops each...
Jan. 16, 2014 13:006
On Jan. 15, the Nintendo 3DS manga creation software Comic Studio from Collavier became available on the Nintendo eShop.