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. 12, 2014 13:0076
Hiro Mashima’s popular manga Fairy Tail, which is serialized in Weekly Shonen Magazine is returning to TV once more.
Jan. 12, 2014 07:0023
The sequel of the 2012 hit movie Rurouni Kenshin will be released in two parts this summer. The Great Kyoto Fire Arc and The Last of a Legend Arc will be released in theaters Japan-wide on Aug. 1 and Sept. 13, respectively.
Jan. 12, 2014 01:004
May’n, a songstress who has performed anime songs for countless works and with whom fans are fascinated due to her impressive vocal range, has delivered good news.
Jan. 11, 2014 13:0010
Today, I would like to talk about a Japanese New Year’s item called ema and the ita-ema unique to Akihabara.
Jan. 11, 2014 07:005
The single Beyond the Boundary Character Songs Vol. 2 and the soundtrack Beyond the Boundary Original Soundtrack: Beyond the Melodies from the Kyoto Animation TV anime Beyond the Boundary were released on Jan. 8.
Jan. 11, 2014 01:007
A new Sgt. Frog flash anime series has been announced. The anime is titled Keroro, and it will be broadcast on the anime specialty channel Animax.
Jan. 10, 2014 13:005
Superheroes with special abilities called “Next” who protect the peace while dressed in outfits adorned with sponsor logos––these are the kind of unusual heroes depicted in the anime Tiger & Bunny.
Jan. 10, 2014 07:0010
On Jan. 6, it was announced that the anime adaptation of Kamigami no Asobi will begin broadcasting this spring. Information on the broadcast times, staff, and cast has also been revealed.
Jan. 10, 2014 01:000
The editorial team at Anime Anime held a survey from the end of 2013 through the beginning of 2014 regarding Japanese anime films that released theatrically in 2013. The question they asked was “Which anime film released in 2013 was the most interesting and satisfying?”
Jan. 9, 2014 13:0011
Alodia, a popular cosplayer from the Philippines who has tremendous worldwide support, is now living in Tokyo and reporting on her daily life in a new column on Tokyo Otaku Mode called “Alodia’s Tokyo Life”! Here’s her second report!