The Face of Akihabara Has Returned! Radio Kaikan Grand Opening!

The Akihabara landmark Akihabara Radio Kaikan has been born again as a new building with 10 above ground floors and two below ground floors!

Interview: "Ninja Slayer" Creators Bradley Bond & Philip N. Morzez [2/2]

Philip Ninj@ Morzez and Bradley Bond––how did their eccentric series Ninja Slayer, which has become a huge hit in Japan, get made? The two of them spoke about the source of their creativity.

Interview: Producer/Screenwriter of "Giovanni's Island" Yoshiki Sakurai

Giovanni's Island debuts at Anime Expo 2014, and producer/screenwriter Yoshiki Sakurai talks about the film.

Anime Expo 2014 Report: The Magic Returns for the 23rd Consecutive Year

Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year.

Cute and Elegant! Four Rozen Maiden from the Series *Rozen Maiden* Transform from Antique Dolls into Pullip Dolls?!

Seven antique dolls called Rozen Maiden that possess their own will all aim to become Alice, the perfect doll, and battles unfold. A huge factor in the popularity of Rozen Maiden, a series of popular comics turned TV anime by Peach-Pit, can be said to be the loveliness of the antique dolls.

Anime Expo Photo Report: Hot American Cosplay!

Take a look at the cosplayers of Anime Expo® 2014 with our photo report!

These Paper Sculptures Are Amazing! Love Live! Characters Reimagined Through Paper!

We asked Takahashi all about his paper sculptures of the members of μ’s!

Japan’s Masterpiece Anime and Tokusatsu Shows Are Now Airing in Indonesia! Let’s Take a Look at WAKUWAKU JAPAN!

The cable TV network WAKUWAKU JAPAN launched in Indonesia in February of this year and in Myanmar in June. The network broadcasts a variety of entertainment shows created in Japan.

Japan Expo Photo Report: Delivering the Latest in Japanese Culture from Paris!

A look back through pictures at the five day otaku event that took France by storm!

Action Videos of Wii U Game Hyrule Warriors Are Releasing One After the Next!

Introducing the (self-professed) Princess of the Bug Kingdom, Agitha!

Shokotan Makes Dreams Come True in Paris! Wildly Enthusiastic Concert Held at Japan Expo in France

On July 2, Shoko Nakagawa held a concert at the 15th Japan Expo being held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in France.

Life-Size Statue of the Deranged Lunatic Makoto Shishio Unveiled in Shinjuku!

Perfectly replicated and especially scary! A life-size seated statue of Makoto Shishio from Rurouni Kenshin!

Animareal: Bringing Anime Characters to Life

We looked into the work of Animareal, a group of artists devoted to extremely accurate recreations of anime characters.

PR Ambassador HELLO KITTY Appears at Charity Event “Macaron Day”!

Fans captivated by HELLO KITTY and the delicious sweets lined up one after the next!HELLO KITTY

Check Out These Trailers for Summer 2014 Anime! [2/2]

We’ve compiled trailers for anime beginning this summer for you to check out! In this second part, we’ll introduce 12 anime with stories of adolescence.

A Dream Collaboration Between Pullip and Sailor Moon Comes True! Introduction to Pullip Sailor Moon Through TOM-Exclusive Photos

“In the name of the moon, I will punish you!” This is a phrase that anime fans around the world are likely familiar with. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Sailor Moon, which is loved not just in Japan but all over the world.

Check Out These Trailers of Summer 2014 Anime! [1/2]

We’ve collected trailers of anime beginning in July! First, let’s take a look at 11 action anime overflowing with tense battle scenes and cool characters.

Anime Film Festival Ikebukuro Cinemachi Festival Held for the First Time!

Yet another new otaku event has been born in Japan! Ikebukuro becomes the city of anime films!

Interview: "Ninja Slayer" Creators Bradley Bond & Philip N. Morzez [1/2]

An anime adaptation is in the works for the cyberpunk ninja action series Ninja Slayer! We spoke with the series’ two creators!

STEINS;GATE Future Visual Contest - Here is the Grand Prix Work Chosen from 309 Entries from Around the World!

The winners of the STEINS;GATE Future Visual Contest, which was held from May 1-31 in celebration of the release of the English version PC game STEINS;GATE, have finally been chosen.

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Apr. 20, 2014 01:008

Persona 3 the Movie Second New Visual Releases, Shows Two-Shot of Makoto Yuki and Aigis

*Persona 3 the Movie* Second New Visual Releases, Shows Two-Shot of Makoto Yuki and Aigis

A new visual has been released for Chapter 2 of the Persona 3 movie, Persona 3 the Movie #2: Midsummer Knight’s Dream, which will release on June 7.

Apr. 19, 2014 13:0038

Anime Attack on Titan to Begin Broadcasting on TV in the US on May 3

Anime *Attack on Titan* to Begin Broadcasting on TV in the US on May 3

Attack on Titan has wrapped Japan in a huge movement that spans manga, anime, a live-action movie, and many collaborations.

Apr. 19, 2014 07:000

Hibito is Crying - Key Visual and Outline to Anime Movie Space Brothers #0 Release

Hibito is Crying - Key Visual and Outline to Anime Movie *Space Brothers #0* Release

Chuya Koyama’s huge hit manga Space Brothers is supported by a huge fanbase and has already been adapted into a live-action movie and TV anime.

Apr. 19, 2014 03:364

Advance Screening of Knights of Sidonia Series Held in Roppongi Hills

Advance Screening of *Knights of Sidonia* Series Held in Roppongi Hills

The highly anticipated digital animation of unprecedented power will be released at last.

Apr. 19, 2014 01:001

Kyomaf 2014 is Coming in September!

Kyomaf 2014 is Coming in September!

It has been announced that Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2014 (Kyomaf 2014) will be held on Sept. 20-21.

Apr. 18, 2014 13:003

Seven Members of Wake Up, Girls! and Director Yutaka Yamamoto to Appear as Guests at Anime Event in Chicago

Seven Members of *Wake Up, Girls!* and Director Yutaka Yamamoto to Appear as Guests at Anime Event in Chicago

The newest work by director Yutaka Yamamoto, Wake Up, Girls! (WUG), which began in January, is headed to Chicago.

Apr. 18, 2014 07:0034

Premiere Screenings of the Movie K: Missing Kings to Be Held in America and France!

Premiere Screenings of the Movie *K: Missing Kings* to Be Held in America and France!

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.

Apr. 18, 2014 01:0011

Babymetal to Perform at Large-Scale Rock Festival in England Along with Metallica and Dream Theater

Babymetal to Perform at Large-Scale Rock Festival in England Along with Metallica and Dream Theater

Babymetal will perform at this year’s Sonisphere Festival UK, a large-scale rock festival in England to be held from July 4-6, for the first time.

Apr. 17, 2014 07:008

Figure Manufacturer Kotobukiya: Ushering in a New Era of Figure Production [3/3]

Figure Manufacturer Kotobukiya: Ushering in a New Era of Figure Production [3/3]

Figure production is about to enter a new era!

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