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.
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.
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!
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.
On November 28, the Attack on Titan Exhibit opened in Ueno, Tokyo.
Jim Lee gives a talk and live drawing demonstration in Akihabara!
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.
It has been confirmed that the second season of the TV anime Attack on Titan is in the works for 2016.
The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.
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.
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.
Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!
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.
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...
The design of the limited edition jacket shows a jet black special issue Dominator!
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.”
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!
It seems like an otaku's crazy dream, but it's real.
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.
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.
Sep. 10, 2014 01:002
On Sept. 5, on the Nippon TV movie program Friday Road Show!, a surprising announcement was made regarding the Rebuild of Evangelion series.
Sep. 9, 2014 13:001
SuperGroupies has released bags themed after Conan Edogawa and Kaito Kid, both characters from the national hit anime Detective Conan to which its newest movie, Detective Conan: Dimensional Sniper, is a huge hit.
Sep. 9, 2014 07:003
Pullip is an impressive line of fashion dolls that have big heads, slender arms and legs, and lovely eyes. Here on TOM, we’ve previously introduced Pullips born from collaborations with such works as Sailor Moon and Rozen Maiden.
Sep. 9, 2014 01:003
Capcom released today (Sept. 5) information regarding the product packaging and specs of the limited edition “Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Special Bundle Pack” that includes the company’s Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate game and a New Nintendo 3DS LL, which will be released on Oct. 11, 2014.
Sep. 8, 2014 13:003
The live-action series titled The Next Generation: Patlabor started screening in April 2014. On Sept. 6, a 1/48th scale plastic model of the AV-98 Ingram as depicted in the series was released. It is reproduced in minute detail, from the characteristic Patlamp down to the sign of the rising sun visible on its chest.
Sep. 8, 2014 07:007
The shoujo manga Stella - Nana to Mahou no Eitango, themed after the smartphone-based action puzzle game Angry Birds, will begin serialization in the shoujo manga magazine Nakayoshi in its October issue.
Sep. 8, 2014 01:003
Volume 75 of One Piece was released on Sept. 4. This worldwide hit by Eiichiro Oda has broken through 310 million copies in print. This record grows ever bigger with the release of the new volume.
Sep. 7, 2014 13:002
A collaboration project between a racing team and mechanical designer Shoji Kawamori that was announced at Wonder Festival in February is finally getting off the ground.
Sep. 7, 2014 07:003
Today, Sept. 1, 2014, at the Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia press conference SCEJA Press Conference 2014, Nihon Falcom revealed that development is currently underway on a new installment in the action RPG series Ys to release on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.
Sep. 7, 2014 01:001
It seems a new spot for girls is opening in Jinbocho, Tokyo, through which drifts the aromas of different cultures including old bookstores, music shops, a university, and more.