Attractions Open for Four Big Franchises at USJ

Jan. 23 marked the grand opening of Universal Cool Japan, an event at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka that features attractions for Evangelion, Attack on Titan, and more.

Weekly Shonen Jump Third Anniversary - Read Jump for Free! Campaign to Be Held in Seven Countries for Four Weeks! (1/19 - 2/15)

Limited Time Promotion Marks The Milestone With 4 FREE Digital Issues Featuring The Best Manga Including DEATH NOTE Creator Takeshi Obata’s Brand New Series And More!

Anime Los Angeles 2015 Photo Report: Americans Cosplay, Rain or Shine!

ALA 2015 took place at the LAX Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles from January 9-11.

Final Fantasy Artist Yoshitaka Amano and Kaiyodo President Shuichi Miyawaki Lead Seminar for Creators

Game Creative Exchange, a seminar for illustrators and art directors, was held at the National Art Center Tokyo.

Large-Scale Otaku Events to Be Held Within Two Weeks in Japan

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.

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Ladies Edition

Introducing pictures of the female cosplayers who dazzled Comiket!

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Mens Edition

Introducing the cool, eye-catching male cosplayers of Comic Market 87!

The Winter Tradition, Comic Market 87, Starts its First Day!

Comic Market 87, the world’s largest event for selling and displaying doujinshi, started its first of three days on December 28.

Jump Festa 2015 is a Blast! Over 158 Thousand Visitors Attend!

Over the span of two days, Dec. 20 and 21, a grand gathering of events and content from popular works such as Naruto and One Piece unfolded! Not to mention, there was also a spontaneous disclosure of certain details about the next Naruto movie from the creator of Naruto himself!

New “Evangelion” Video Suddenly Releases Online

On Dec. 19, an Evangelion-themed piece by Studio Khara titled Until You Come to Me was released under Japan Anima(tor) Expo, a series of anime shorts produced by Hideaki Anno.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Action & Sci-Fi Edition

We bring you a look at the new anime that will premiere beginning in January and their trailers. Our second installment rounds up 10 series in the battle action and sci-fi genres.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Slice of Life & Comedy Edition

2014 has been a year of many hot anime, but it’s almost over. To all you anime fans wondering what kind of anime are in store for next year, here’s an introduction to the new anime beginning in January along with their trailers. In this first part, we’ll look at 10 slice of life, comedy, and school life series!

“I’m the Happiest Person in the World!” Says a Moved Minori Chihara at 10th Anniversary Birthday Concert at Nippon Budokan

Minori Chihara is well known as a voice actress appearing in many popular anime, including roles as Nagato Yuki in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Naze Mizuki from Beyond the Boundary, and more. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of her debut, Minorin, as she is affectionately called by her fans, performed “Minori Chihara 10th Anniversary Live - Sanctuary - Supported by Joysound” on Nov. 18 at the Nippon Budokan, the “holy land” for Japanese music artists.

Attack on Titan Exhibition Now Open! Features Life-Sized Colossal Titan

On November 28, the Attack on Titan Exhibit opened in Ueno, Tokyo.

American Comic Book Master Jim Lee Graces Akihabara with His Presence

Jim Lee gives a talk and live drawing demonstration in Akihabara!

"Knights of Sidonia" Movie Release Confirmed

It has been confirmed that a compilation of the popular TV anime adaptation of Knights of Sidonia will release in theaters. The release date is March 6, 2015.

"Attack on Titan" Second Season TV Anime Confirmed

It has been confirmed that the second season of the TV anime Attack on Titan is in the works for 2016.

A High School Girl Climbs a Hill! High Quality Short Anime Releases!

The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.

“Titan Montage” Released on *Attack on Titan* Exhibit Special Site!

In anticipation of the opening of the Attack on Titan Exhibit at the Ueno Royal Museum on Friday, Nov. 28, the popular manga has released a “Titan Montage” on the Attack on Titan Exhibit special site that allows visitors to choose faces and generate a Titan-style portrait.

Cute & Elegant! From Collaboration Series Between Fashion Doll Brand Pullip × *Sailor Moon* Comes Princess Serenity!

The collaboration series between fashion doll brand Pullip and Sailor Moon continues to expand, and many TOM fans have likely been looking forward to the introduction of the next Sailor Soldier.

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Oct. 23, 2014 23:004

Expelled from Paradise Trailer, Final Version Complete - Check Out Theme Song “Eonian”

*Expelled from Paradise* Trailer, Final Version Complete - Check Out Theme Song “Eonian”

The full-length anime Expelled from Paradise will release countrywide in Japan on Nov. 15.

Oct. 23, 2014 13:0023

K-On! Members Become “Cup no Fuchiko” Accessories!

*K-On!* Members Become “Cup no Fuchiko” Accessories!

It has been announced that the K-On! Blu-ray box set (37,000 JPY, tax not included) to release on Nov. 19 will include collaborative bonus items between “Cup no Fuchiko” and the familiar Kitan Club called “Tea Time no K-On!”

Oct. 23, 2014 07:002

Jim Lee of Batman Series Fame to Attend International Manga Fest 2014 in Japan

Jim Lee of *Batman* Series Fame to Attend International Manga Fest 2014 in Japan

Jim Lee, a masterful American comic artist who has worked on the Batman series, which turns 75 this year, is coming to Japan! A discussion, live painting, signing, and other events are planned.

Oct. 22, 2014 23:0011

Details Revealed & Jacket Released for Egoist’s Fifth Single “Fallen”

Details Revealed & Jacket Released for Egoist’s Fifth Single “Fallen”

A song that ties in with the currently airing TV anime Psycho-Pass 2! The jacket was created by redjuice!

Oct. 22, 2014 18:003

Voice Actress Unit BRILLIANT4 Reveals MV for “Amagi Brilliant Park” ED Song

Voice Actress Unit BRILLIANT4 Reveals MV for “Amagi Brilliant Park” ED Song

Following the OP song “Extra Magic Hour” by AKINO with bless4, Flying Dog has also posted a short version MV for “Elementalio de Aimashou!” (See You a...

Oct. 22, 2014 13:003

Anime Assassination Classroom Special Video Releases, 26 Cast Members of Class 3-E Announced

Anime *Assassination Classroom* Special Video Releases, 26 Cast Members of Class 3-E Announced

Yusei Matsui’s popular manga Assassination Classroom is becoming an anime the TV broadcast to which will begin in January 2015.

Oct. 22, 2014 10:121

AKB48′s Haruna Kojima Makes Surprise Appearance at Nogizaka46 Concert to Debut “Kojizaka 46” Song!

AKB48′s Haruna Kojima Makes Surprise Appearance at Nogizaka46 Concert to Debut “Kojizaka 46” Song!

Nogizaka46 may have been formed with the intention of being “the official rival of AKB48″ but recently, relations between the two factions have been g...

Oct. 22, 2014 07:008

Production Announced on New TV Anime Series Macross Delta, “Songstress Audition” Planned

Production Announced on New TV Anime Series *Macross Delta*, “Songstress Audition” Planned

the start of production on the newest TV anime in the franchise, Macross Delta, was revealed.

Oct. 21, 2014 23:001

Assassination Classroom Movie Coming Spring Break 2015, Release Set for March 21

*Assassination Classroom* Movie Coming Spring Break 2015, Release Set for March 21

The hugely popular manga Assassination Classroom serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) is becoming a live-action movie.

Oct. 21, 2014 13:009

Everyday Hoodie Designed After Homura Akemi’s Outfit in Madoka Magica to Release This Winter

Everyday Hoodie Designed After Homura Akemi’s Outfit in *Madoka Magica* to Release This Winter

It’s been announced Nijigen Cospa will begin sales of a hoodie in February 2015 designed after Homura Akemi as seen in Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion.

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