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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.

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!

Interview with Hideaki Anno, Creator of *Evangelion* [1/2]

In 1995, Hideaki Anno directed the TV anime Neon Genesis Evangelion, which went on to become a social phenomenon and secured his place in the anime world. He's gone on to create the Rebuild of Evangelion film series, and in November 2012, announced the latest film, Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo. Fans from around the world listened eagerly to what he had to say.

*Evangelion* 20th Anniversary Bombshell, a Mysterious Work Just Like *Attack on Titan*, and… Hideaki Anno Talk Show “Director Edition” Report

This is Part 2 of our report on the Hideaki Anno talk event held at Tokyo International Film Festival. This time, Anno talks deeply about the animation works he has directed. And he drops a bombshell about Evangelion...

Anime *Psycho-Pass 2* OP “Enigmatic Feeling” Releases on Nov. 5

The design of the limited edition jacket shows a jet black special issue Dominator!

Hideaki Anno Talks Deep About Himself! Hideaki Anno Talk Event: Live-Action Edition

Hideaki Anno put on talk events at the recently held Tokyo International Film Festival. Here, we report on one of the events called “Live-Action Edition.”

Soccer Team Collaborates with *A Certain Scientific Railgun*!

A collaboration event between a soccer team and the anime A Certain Scientific Railgun called “Soccer Match with a Certain Anime” was held! We went to check out the game!

Spider-Man X Attack on Titan Collaboration?!

It seems like an otaku's crazy dream, but it's real.

Share Your Memories of *Naruto*! Shonen Jump Begins Accepting Comments!

The hugely popular manga Naruto is on the verge of its climax, and there is huge buzz surrounding its upcoming finale. Meanwhile, continuing from its first fanart campaign, Shonenjump.viz.com has begun accepting comments regarding Naruto memories.

Let’s Take a Look Back at 15 Years of *Naruto* on the Special Site “Naruto Final Countdown!”

A special site called “Naruto Final Countdown!” has opened on the official site of the hugely popular Weekly Shonen Jump manga Naruto, the conclusion to which is closing in.

“Anna Tsuchiya × The Evil Within” Halloween Event Heats Up Shinjuku!

On Oct. 26, a Halloween parade and mini concert were held by Japanese talent and musician Anna Tsuchiya at the Futabadori East Shinjuku Shopping District.

A Flood of *Naruto* Fan Art from All Over the World!

The manga Naruto is closing in on its finale. Announcing a surprise project by Shueisha, the publisher of the magazine Naruto is serialized in, Weekly Shonen Jump!

Cosplay Parade Brings Excitement to Ikebukuro!

Just in time for Halloween, the cosplay event Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festa 2014 was held for two days, Oct. 25 and 26.

Exterminate the Titans! 3D Maneuver Gear Coming in January

Total weight of 10 kilograms! Tokyo Otaku Mode is eagerly preparing for its release!

Miku Expo 2014 Report: Miku’s Popularity is Strong in the US Too

A new page in the history of Hatsune Miku has been created.

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.

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!

Manga Artist Akira Himekawa Teaches How to Draw Manga with Masterpiece *The Legend of Zelda*!

The Legend of Zelda series is popular worldwide in a number of forms including games, manga, and figures. Now, the creators behind the manga adaptation of the series are showing us how to draw Japanese manga! This is the first time that Himekawa will be sharing their work process! Fans won’t want to miss this.

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Aug. 15, 2014 13:0017

Eye-Catching and Cute! Sailor Moon Earphone Charms to Finally Release as Gachapon Toys

Eye-Catching and Cute! Sailor Moon Earphone Charms to Finally Release as Gachapon Toys

Gachapon machines all over Japan will begin selling earphone charms modeled after the earrings worn by the Sailor Scouts in Sailor Moon.

Aug. 15, 2014 07:007

Amagi Brilliant Park - Kyoto Animation’s Newest Work Will Begin Broadcasting This October, Cast Includes Kouki Uchiyama and Ai Kakuma

*Amagi Brilliant Park* - Kyoto Animation’s Newest Work Will Begin Broadcasting This October, Cast Includes Kouki Uchiyama and Ai Kakuma

Kyoto Animation, which has gathered tremendous support from anime fans, is creating an anime based on an original work by Shoji Gatoh of Full Metal Panic! fame. This long-awaited anime is Amagi Brilliant Park.

Aug. 15, 2014 01:000

BAPE and SpongeBob Reunite. T-Shirts, iPhone Cases and More

BAPE and SpongeBob Reunite. T-Shirts, iPhone Cases and More

Japanese brand “A BATHING APE” (BAPE) and American animation series “SpongeBob SquarePants” team up for the second time under the theme “Resume.”F...

Aug. 14, 2014 13:009

Popular American Anime "RWBY" Starts its Second Season

Popular American Anime "RWBY" Starts its Second Season

RWBY is an American anime that follows the lives of ultra powerful teenagers training to be the next generation of peacekeepers, or hunters and huntresses.

Aug. 14, 2014 07:000

Ghost in the Shell Art Exhibition - The Highlights Are Here! From Original Art to Background Art to Cel Art

Ghost in the Shell Art Exhibition - The Highlights Are Here! From Original Art to Background Art to Cel Art

A large original art exhibit for Ghost in the Shell that gathers in one place a variety of documents created over the series’ 25-year history began on Aug. 8 at the Seibu Ikebukuro Honten Annex 2F Seibu Gallery.

Aug. 14, 2014 01:006

Anime to Popular Shoujo Manga Akatsuki no Yona to Begin Broadcasting This October, PV to Release at Comic Market 86

Anime to Popular Shoujo Manga *Akatsuki no Yona* to Begin Broadcasting This October, PV to Release at Comic Market 86

Mizuho Kusanagi’s manga Akatsuki no Yona which is currently serialized in Hana to Yume (Hakusensha) is becoming an anime to begin broadcasting this October. A new PV will also be shown at the Marvelous booth during Comic Market 86 being held from Aug. 15-17 at Tokyo Big Sight.

Aug. 13, 2014 12:000

Recreated Down to the Tiniest Details! Creamy Mami-Themed One-Piece Dress Announced

Recreated Down to the Tiniest Details! *Creamy Mami*-Themed One-Piece Dress Announced

Pre-orders have begun for four items in the “Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel Laminate Series” beginning with a Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel one-piece dress on Bandai’s official shopping site, Premium Bandai.

Aug. 13, 2014 05:0077

Kickstarter Campaign Launches for Sci-Fi Anime Under the Dog

Kickstarter Campaign Launches for Sci-Fi Anime *Under the Dog*

Introducing an original anime by the wonderful staff who worked on Evangelion, Steins;Gate, and Fire Emblem: Awakening!

Aug. 13, 2014 04:2253

What’s the Inside Story Behind the Much-Talked About “Ninja School Girl” Video?!

What’s the Inside Story Behind the Much-Talked About “Ninja School Girl” Video?!

A video uploaded to YouTube titled “Japanese School Girl Chase” is gathering attention among fans of Japanese pop culture.

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