The Latest Figures! Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cool Edition

Check out XX photos of cool figures and cosplay from Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] held on July 27!

Nyan Nyan Hanten from *Macross Frontier* Comes to Tokyo! “Cafe & Bar Characro Feat. Macross Frontier” Opens!

A concept cafe themed after the popular anime Macross Frontier has opened in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The pleasant restaurant overflows with everything Macross Frontier, from the decorations to the menu items!

WonFes is Held, Products from New Anime and KanColle Unveiled!

It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!

Interview: Actor Ryunosuke Kamiki

An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!

Everything from the 17th *Pokémon* Movie is Here! Exhibit at Which to Experience the World of the Movie Opens

In celebration of the release of the newest Pokémon movie, Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, and the simultaneously screening short film Pikachu, What Kind of Keys Are These?, an exhibit called “Pokémon the Movie XY Exhibit: Let’s Meet Pikachu at the Roppongi Hills Observatory!” is taking place now.

Interview: Actor Yusuke Iseya

An interview with Yusuke Iseya, the actor who plays Shinomori Aoshi in Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends!

"Absolute Duo" TV Anime Greenlit! Announcement Made on Stage at MF Bunko J Summer School Festival 2014!

The popular school battle action manga is becoming a long-awaited anime!

The Face of Akihabara Has Returned! Radio Kaikan Grand Opening!

The Akihabara landmark Akihabara Radio Kaikan has been born again as a new building with 10 above ground floors and two below ground floors!

Interview: "Ninja Slayer" Creators Bradley Bond & Philip N. Morzez [2/2]

Philip Ninj@ Morzez and Bradley Bond––how did their eccentric series Ninja Slayer, which has become a huge hit in Japan, get made? The two of them spoke about the source of their creativity.

Interview: Producer/Screenwriter of "Giovanni's Island" Yoshiki Sakurai

Giovanni's Island debuts at Anime Expo 2014, and producer/screenwriter Yoshiki Sakurai talks about the film.

Anime Expo 2014 Report: The Magic Returns for the 23rd Consecutive Year

Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year.

Cute and Elegant! Four Rozen Maiden from the Series *Rozen Maiden* Transform from Antique Dolls into Pullip Dolls?!

Seven antique dolls called Rozen Maiden that possess their own will all aim to become Alice, the perfect doll, and battles unfold. A huge factor in the popularity of Rozen Maiden, a series of popular comics turned TV anime by Peach-Pit, can be said to be the loveliness of the antique dolls.

Anime Expo Photo Report: Hot American Cosplay!

Take a look at the cosplayers of Anime Expo® 2014 with our photo report!

These Paper Sculptures Are Amazing! Love Live! Characters Reimagined Through Paper!

We asked Takahashi all about his paper sculptures of the members of μ’s!

Japan’s Masterpiece Anime and Tokusatsu Shows Are Now Airing in Indonesia! Let’s Take a Look at WAKUWAKU JAPAN!

The cable TV network WAKUWAKU JAPAN launched in Indonesia in February of this year and in Myanmar in June. The network broadcasts a variety of entertainment shows created in Japan.

Japan Expo Photo Report: Delivering the Latest in Japanese Culture from Paris!

A look back through pictures at the five day otaku event that took France by storm!

Action Videos of Wii U Game Hyrule Warriors Are Releasing One After the Next!

Introducing the (self-professed) Princess of the Bug Kingdom, Agitha!

Shokotan Makes Dreams Come True in Paris! Wildly Enthusiastic Concert Held at Japan Expo in France

On July 2, Shoko Nakagawa held a concert at the 15th Japan Expo being held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in France.

Life-Size Statue of the Deranged Lunatic Makoto Shishio Unveiled in Shinjuku!

Perfectly replicated and especially scary! A life-size seated statue of Makoto Shishio from Rurouni Kenshin!

Animareal: Bringing Anime Characters to Life

We looked into the work of Animareal, a group of artists devoted to extremely accurate recreations of anime characters.

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Apr. 18, 2014 01:0011

Babymetal to Perform at Large-Scale Rock Festival in England Along with Metallica and Dream Theater

Babymetal to Perform at Large-Scale Rock Festival in England Along with Metallica and Dream Theater

Babymetal will perform at this year’s Sonisphere Festival UK, a large-scale rock festival in England to be held from July 4-6, for the first time.

Apr. 17, 2014 07:008

Figure Manufacturer Kotobukiya: Ushering in a New Era of Figure Production [3/3]

Figure Manufacturer Kotobukiya: Ushering in a New Era of Figure Production [3/3]

Figure production is about to enter a new era!

Apr. 17, 2014 01:002

Anime Arpeggio of Blue Steel Official Archive - 192 Loaded Pages in a Huge A4 Size

Anime *Arpeggio of Blue Steel* Official Archive - 192 Loaded Pages in a Huge A4 Size

Arpeggio of Blue Steel - Ars Nova, the anime adaptation of Ark Performance’s manga that broadcast from October to December 2013, was an epoch-making work.

Apr. 16, 2014 13:0029

An Anime Shopping District in the City of Anime?! The Asagaya Anime Street Finally Opens!

An Anime Shopping District in the City of Anime?! The Asagaya Anime Street Finally Opens!

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.

Apr. 16, 2014 07:004

Sailor Moon AC Charger Announced! Comes in Crystal Star Brooch and Cosmic Heart Compact Designs

*Sailor Moon* AC Charger Announced! Comes in Crystal Star Brooch and Cosmic Heart Compact Designs

Sailor Moon AC chargers with a USB outlet will go on sale this June at stationery stores and bookstores throughout Japan.

Apr. 16, 2014 01:003

Live-Action Ao Haru Ride Movie New Cast Members Announced - Mitsuki Takahata and Yudai Chiba to Play Love Rivals

Live-Action *Ao Haru Ride* Movie New Cast Members Announced - Mitsuki Takahata and Yudai Chiba to Play Love Rivals

With the anime adaptation and now a live-action movie in the works, Io Sakisaka’s original work Ao Haru Ride has suddenly been bathed in attention.

Apr. 15, 2014 13:003

Kagerou Project Mekakushi Dan Store to Open in Shinjuku

*Kagerou Project* Mekakushi Dan Store to Open in Shinjuku

The first episode of the TV anime Mekaku City Actors broadcast on April 12 at 24:00 on Tokyo MX, BS 11, and Nico Nico Douga.

Apr. 15, 2014 07:008

Scandal to Sing Pokémon the Movie Theme Song “Yoake no Ryūseigun”

Scandal to Sing *Pokémon the Movie* Theme Song “Yoake no Ryūseigun”

A countrywide roadshow release will begin for the movie Pokémon the Movie: Diance and the Cocoon of Destruction in Japan on July 19.

Apr. 15, 2014 01:000

That's a Ticket?! The Impressive Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Art Exhibit Commemorative Ticket

That's a Ticket?! The Impressive *Space Battleship Yamato 2199* Art Exhibit Commemorative Ticket

Space Battleship Yamato 2199 has been well-received both as films and as a TV series, and a new theatrical release is planned for late autumn 2014.

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