The Omoshiroi Nippon Video Award is Going On Now!

Win a FREE trip to Japan! Two winners and two guests will be invited to the cosplay paradise.

Is it Really REAL?! This Dreamy Alpacasso 100-Plushie Set is Unbelievably Kawaii!

Have the adorable dreams of otaku worldwide become real?! A surprising Alpacasso 100-plushie set is here!

I’m a Cat-Eared Maid Cosplayer! My Avatar Is Even Cuter!

A cosplayer tried AvatarPhone, a new kind of application capable of facial recognition linked with an avatar.

Momoiro Clover Z as Frieza Artwork Created by ANIMAREAL

On April 29, Momoiro Clover Z released their new single, “The Oath of Z,” the theme song from the Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' film. The art project ANIMAREAL became the focus of global attention when they created and released shocking overly-realistic visuals of the band as Frieza as an April Fool’s joke.

Sexy? Fetishistic? Heart-Throbbing Aimai Bishoujo Art Exhibit Begins

The exhibit Aimai Bishoujo Art Exhibit began on April 29. The venue filled with nothing but shocking works was lively from the very first day with many males and females in attendance.

Popular Steam Titles Are Now Available on TOM!

TOM is now selling game codes for Steam, the online game platform popular throughout the world.

Naruto Exhibition Begins in Tokyo!

The exhibit “Serialization Conclusion Commemoration: Masashi Kishimoto Naruto Exhibition” began in Roppongi, Tokyo on April 25.

Wagakki Band - A New Sensation and Power to Wow the World

Wagakki Band has garnered over 18 million views for their cover of the Hatsune Miku song “Senbonzakura” using traditional Japanese instruments.Their fantastic abilities and new sound sensation continue to attract attention even now.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [2/2]

The music unit GARNiDELiA has released many anime tie-in songs since their major debut last year. This time, we talked with the artists about their tie-in song for the upcoming TV anime Gunslinger Stratos, which is set to start broadcasting from April, as well as what comes next for the musical duo. Looking at GARNiDELiA’s profile, the vocalist is MARiA, while the composer…

Can It Be?! Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Game Teaser Released!

Although the news was released on April Fools' day through Nintendo Direct, this Shin Megami Tensei ​X​ Fire Emblem​ ​video trailer is most certainly real!​

‘Alpacasso: The Origin’ Receives Rave Reviews! Sequel Rumors Also Fly

Alpacasso: The Origin, a movie based on the popular plushie series Alpacasso, was released on April 1!

Comiket Special 6 Photo Report: Makuhari Messe Edition

Enjoy our gallery of more than 78 photos from the event!

Comiket Special 6 Opens! Event Held at Makuhari for First Time in 25 Years

Comiket Special, a special version of the well-known Comiket (Comic Market), was held on March 28–29, 2015. The event was held at Makuhari Messe for the first time in 25 years, since 1990 (Comic Market 39), and was the event related to Comiket to have been held there since that time.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [1/2]

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 Soon to Tour the States

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.

Japanese Pro Soccer Team to Participate in Comiket Special!!

The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.

AnimeJapan 2015 Closes as a Grand Success!

The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Slice of Life/School Edition]

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!

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Action/Battle Edition]

Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!

Tokyo One Piece Tower Opens on March 13!

Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!

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Feb. 15, 2015 13:00

Production for ‘Terra Formars’ Live-Action Film Decided; Takashi Miike to Direct, Release Set for 2016

Production for ‘Terra Formars’ Live-Action Film Decided; Takashi Miike to Direct, Release Set for 2016

The popular sci-fi manga Terra Formars, written by Yu Sasuga and illustrated by Kenichi Tachibana, will be adapted into a live-action film. This was announced by Warner Bros. Entertainment on Feb. 12, who will release the film in 2016.

Feb. 15, 2015 05:00

‘K’ TV Anime Season 2 Slated for Fall 2015; Newest PV Now Available

‘K’ TV Anime Season 2 Slated for Fall 2015; Newest PV Now Available

It has been revealed that the second season of the TV anime K that has fans talking, originally announced at an event at Pacifico Yokohama in November 2014, is slated to begin this fall. This news was announced on Feb. 11.

Feb. 14, 2015 21:00

Schedule Announced for First Leg of Babymetal’s Second World Tour

Schedule Announced for First Leg of Babymetal’s Second World Tour

The schedule for Babymetal World Tour 2015, the second world tour for the band following last year’s, has been released.

Feb. 14, 2015 05:00

Eir Aoi & Luna Haruna Sing Their Hearts Out at Hong Kong C3, Perform Theme Songs to ‘SAO: Lost Song’ for First Time

Eir Aoi & Luna Haruna Sing Their Hearts Out at Hong Kong C3, Perform Theme Songs to ‘SAO: Lost Song’ for First Time

Eir Aoi and Luna Haruna are two artists in the anime music scene being showered in attention, and now they’ve shown a huge following on Hong Kong too. The two performed at C3 in Hong Kong 2015, held for three days from Feb. 6-8, and were warmly welcomed by the local fans.

Feb. 14, 2015 03:00

Let’s Enjoy ‘Ptolemy’s Singularity’! TV CM and an Interview with Lead Performer Sora Amamiya

Let’s Enjoy ‘Ptolemy’s Singularity’! TV CM and an Interview with Lead Performer Sora Amamiya

Ptolemy’s Singularity is a spin-off comic to Satoshi Hase’s sci-fi novel BEATLESS that takes place in the same world.

Feb. 13, 2015 21:00

Idol Manga ‘Million Doll’ TV Anime Greenlit for July 2015

Idol Manga ‘Million Doll’ TV Anime Greenlit for July 2015

A TV anime adaptation has been confirmed for the popular web manga Million Doll. The broadcast will begin this July and span 12 episodes. Announced along with this is information about the staff and limited performances by the cast to be held.

Feb. 13, 2015 05:00

4.5-Hour Birthday Special on TV Asahi Just for Suneo! Interview with Tomokazu Seki Also Included

4.5-Hour Birthday Special on TV Asahi Just for Suneo! Interview with Tomokazu Seki Also Included

Doraemon is a popular manga and anime series, and one of its characters, Suneo, has his birthday in February.

Feb. 13, 2015 03:59

Ranking of Manga that Readers Want to See Animated: Number 3 is ‘Yotsuba&!’; Number 2 is ‘One Punch-Man’; and Number 1 is…

Ranking of Manga that Readers Want to See Animated: Number 3 is ‘Yotsuba&!’; Number 2 is ‘One Punch-Man’; and Number 1 is…

From Feb. 3-8, a survey was carried out by Anime!Anime! asking readers “What manga would you like to see turned into an anime?” Now from the “yet-to-be finished” list, we can reveal the top 10 results!

Feb. 13, 2015 03:55

Shuichi Ikeda & Megumi Han to Recite ‘Char Playing Cards’ at Niconico Shoten Kaigi in Wakayama

Shuichi Ikeda & Megumi Han to Recite ‘Char Playing Cards’ at Niconico Shoten Kaigi in Wakayama

Niconico Shoten Kaigi will be held at Way Garden Park Wakayama-ten in Wakayama Prefecture on Feb. 22. Niconico Shoten Kaigi is a user participation-type event to be held in 10 bookstores across Japan.

Feb. 13, 2015 02:06

Looking Back at WonFes 2015 [Winter]! Part 2: Photo Collection of Cute and Sexy Figures!

Looking Back at WonFes 2015 [Winter]! Part 2: Photo Collection of Cute and Sexy Figures!

From famous characters of old, to characters from new series! The forefront of the figure world is right here!

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