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. 1, 2014 01:009
The TV anime Sora no Method will begin broadcasting this fall. Now, new information has been revealed. Sora no Method is an original anime being created by original planner and screenplay writer Naoki Hisaya and character planner QP:flapper.
Sep. 1, 2014 01:0020
This year’s Tokyo Game Show will be held from Sept. 18-21 (open to the general public on the 20 and 21).
Aug. 31, 2014 13:003
The Pokémon franchise, which began as a video game in 1996, has now spawned into various anime series, manga series, countless character goods, and more. It’s a phenomenon that’s become incredibly popularity not just within Japan, but abroad as well.
Aug. 31, 2014 07:007
Today (Aug. 28), Bandai Namco Games announced that its ninja action game Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3, which released on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on April 18, 2013, has broken through 2 million total copies sold worldwide.
Aug. 31, 2014 01:002
New Initial D the Movie: Legend 1 - Awakening has gotten off to a great start since its countrywide release in Japan on Aug. 23.
Aug. 30, 2014 13:003
Today, Aug. 25, Square Enix announced the release date of the Nintendo 3DS game Final Fantasy Explorers to be Dec. 18. The package version will cost 5,800 yen and the download version will cost 4,500 yen (Both prices exclude tax.).
Aug. 30, 2014 07:003
A collaborative festival between Yowamushi Pedal and a bike race will be held on Sept. 7 at the Chiba Velodrome. The name of the festival is “Chiba Cycle Festa: Yowamushi Pedal Ride.”
Aug. 30, 2014 01:000
A TV anime is advancing for a project by Sega called “Sega Hard Girl” in which hardware is personified. HisCoool! Sega Hard Girl will begin broadcasting on the anime-only channel Animax on Oct. 8.
Aug. 29, 2014 13:000
This fall, a film festival will be held that delivers to Hollywood, U.S. the charms of Japanese films. LA EigaFest, which focuses on Japanese films, will be held from Sept. 12-14 in the heart of Hollywood: the Egyptian Theatre.
Aug. 29, 2014 07:003
The “Whimsicott Substitute Plushie” themed after Whimsicott’s other form shown after using the move “Substitute” will release once more at Pokémon Centers on Sept. 20.