GARNiDELiA has given us the opening theme songs for Mekakucity Actors, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Gundam Reconguista in G. We asked the group about their upcoming performance at Sakura-Con 2015 in April.
Sakura Exhibition 2015 in Tokyo is currently being held for five days March 24–28. The exhibition will also be touring the States in April.
The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.
The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.
Get excited - trailers for spring 2015 slice of life and school life anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list ahead of time!
Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!
Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!
The two latte artists opened the cafe REISSUE in Harajuku, Tokyo. The slogan of the shop is “A place where you can enjoy the best latte art in the world.”
George and Mattsun competed at the Latte 1 Grand Prix Championship held at Odaiba, Tokyo. It ended with Mattsun losing and having his face covered in pie.
Inside a skirt, there lies a universe.
We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.
A talk with Mikeou, the creator behind this moe ita-curtain.
We spoke with Shirow Miwa, the manga artist and illustrator behind the cover of More Heroes and Heroines.
An exhibition of award-winning works for the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival was open from Feb. 4–15.
We spoke with illustrator Yuu, who designed “ita-curtains” featuring a Japanese-style Alice in Wonderland.
From famous characters of old, to characters from new series! The forefront of the figure world is right here!
We’re introducing through pictures the cool and comical creations spotted at the garage kit festival Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter]! Even Tokyo Ghoul’s Kaneki has finally become a figure?!
Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter] (WonFes), the world’s largest garage kit festival, was held at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex on Feb. 8.
Kuuchuu Yousai is an illustrator who draws incredibly adorable girls. Capturing every detail from the deepest parts of the eyes to the highlights on the hair, he depicts girls in a natural way. Currently, he does professional rough drawings and illustration work for games, while also leading a doujinshi circle called Pagupagu Magu, and has even released an ita-curtain on Tokyo Otaku Mode...
Dec. 29, 2014 01:00
Character pop-up stores based on the TV anime The Seven Deadly Sins that has picked up popularity since its broadcast began in April are coming to three cities in Japan. The stores will open for a limited time in Tokyo, Osaka, and Hiroshima in February 2015.
Dec. 28, 2014 13:00
Today (Dec. 22, 2014), Bandai Namco Games released the first PV for JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven (PlayStation 3 / PlayStation 4).
Dec. 28, 2014 07:00
Sales began of the drink “Lactic-Acid Bacilli Infused Snow Miku Drink: Snow Miku 2015 Label 500ml PET” designed after Snow Miku, a character who supports the Hokkaido Snow Festival, in 11,100 Family Mart stores across Japan on Tuesday, Dec. 23.
Dec. 28, 2014 01:00
The opening day of Tokyo One Piece Tower, a theme park where visitors can experience the world of One Piece, has finally been confirmed. The theme park will open inside Tokyo Tower Foot Town on Friday, March 13, 2015.
Dec. 27, 2014 13:00
A Blu-ray box set has been confirmed for Tamako Market, an anime that was broadcast beginning in January 2013. The set will release on March 18, 2015.
Dec. 27, 2014 07:00
Isetan Shinjuku introduces the manga “The Rose of Versailles” and Hanafuda (Japanese playing cards) for its campaign kicking off the New Year.
Dec. 27, 2014 04:31
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!
Dec. 27, 2014 01:00
One Piece, a popular manga series with fans from around the world, will be combined with kabuki, Japan’s traditional performance loved by many, to create a new cultural revolution.
Dec. 26, 2014 13:00
“Naruto Exhibition - Masashi Kishimoto - Celebration of the Completion of Serialization” will open on April 25, 2015 at the Mori Arts Center Gallery in Roppongi Hills. An official website for the event is now open, and includes comments from Masashi Kishimoto, the artist of the manga and exhibition.
Dec. 26, 2014 07:00
An anime adaptation of the popular Shokugeki no Soma currently serializing in Weekly Shonen Jump was announced in November, drawing huge attention in the process.