Weekly Shonen Jump Third Anniversary - Read Jump for Free! Campaign to Be Held in Seven Countries for Four Weeks! (1/19 - 2/15)

Limited Time Promotion Marks The Milestone With 4 FREE Digital Issues Featuring The Best Manga Including DEATH NOTE Creator Takeshi Obata’s Brand New Series And More!

Anime Los Angeles 2015 Photo Report: Americans Cosplay, Rain or Shine!

ALA 2015 took place at the LAX Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles from January 9-11.

Final Fantasy Artist Yoshitaka Amano and Kaiyodo President Shuichi Miyawaki Lead Seminar for Creators

Game Creative Exchange, a seminar for illustrators and art directors, was held at the National Art Center Tokyo.

Large-Scale Otaku Events to Be Held Within Two Weeks in Japan

The large-scale otaku event AnimeJapan will be held from March 20, while Comic Market Special, which is only held once every five years, will begin on March 28. They have a common keyword: Globalization.

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Ladies Edition

Introducing pictures of the female cosplayers who dazzled Comiket!

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Mens Edition

Introducing the cool, eye-catching male cosplayers of Comic Market 87!

The Winter Tradition, Comic Market 87, Starts its First Day!

Comic Market 87, the world’s largest event for selling and displaying doujinshi, started its first of three days on December 28.

Jump Festa 2015 is a Blast! Over 158 Thousand Visitors Attend!

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!

New “Evangelion” Video Suddenly Releases Online

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.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Action & Sci-Fi Edition

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.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Slice of Life & Comedy Edition

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!

“I’m the Happiest Person in the World!” Says a Moved Minori Chihara at 10th Anniversary Birthday Concert at Nippon Budokan

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.

Attack on Titan Exhibition Now Open! Features Life-Sized Colossal Titan

On November 28, the Attack on Titan Exhibit opened in Ueno, Tokyo.

American Comic Book Master Jim Lee Graces Akihabara with His Presence

Jim Lee gives a talk and live drawing demonstration in Akihabara!

"Knights of Sidonia" Movie Release Confirmed

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.

"Attack on Titan" Second Season TV Anime Confirmed

It has been confirmed that the second season of the TV anime Attack on Titan is in the works for 2016.

A High School Girl Climbs a Hill! High Quality Short Anime Releases!

The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.

“Titan Montage” Released on *Attack on Titan* Exhibit Special Site!

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.

Cute & Elegant! From Collaboration Series Between Fashion Doll Brand Pullip × *Sailor Moon* Comes Princess Serenity!

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.

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!

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Oct. 6, 2014 07:002

PS Vita/PS3 Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd Extra Data Vol. 7 Hits PS Store!

PS Vita/PS3 *Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd* Extra Data Vol. 7 Hits PS Store!

On Sept. 30, Sega released on the PlayStation®Store the “Extra Data Vol. 7” downloadable content that widens the world of the PlayStation®Vita / PlayStation®3 game Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd.

Oct. 6, 2014 01:000

Buddy Complex Collaboration Cafe Opens

*Buddy Complex* Collaboration Cafe Opens

In celebration of the broadcast of Buddy Complex Final Chapter: In the Future When We Return to Those Skies, the conclusion to the Sunrise-produced original robot anime Buddy Complex, a Buddy Complex collaborative cafe has opened in Akihabara’s Cure Maid Cafe and Queen Dolce for a limited time from Oct. 3-13.

Oct. 5, 2014 13:002

Mass Gathering of Youkai Watch Characters to Appear at Roppongi Halloween Event

Mass Gathering of *Youkai Watch* Characters to Appear at Roppongi Halloween Event

A Halloween event will be held in Roppongi! And characters from the popular Japanese anime Youkai Watch will be attending as special guests!

Oct. 5, 2014 07:003

Monthly Hero’s Announces New TV Anime Project Sword Gai Slated for Spring 2016

*Monthly Hero’s* Announces New TV Anime Project *Sword Gai* Slated for Spring 2016

A new anime has been born from the pages of Monthly Hero’s, in which are published countless popular manga themed around heroes. The TV anime adaptation of the currently serializing popular manga Sword Gai was announced on Oct. 1.

Oct. 5, 2014 01:002

Doraemon to Talk in English at Tokyo International Film Festival, English Dubbed Version of Stand By Me Doraemon to Be Screened

Doraemon to Talk in English at Tokyo International Film Festival, English Dubbed Version of *Stand By Me Doraemon* to Be Screened

Stand By Me Doraemon, an unprecedented hit that made over 7.5 billion JPY in box office revenue, will be screened at the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival which kicks off on Oct. 23.

Oct. 4, 2014 09:222

Become a Manga Translator! An Interview with a Manga Translation Battle Winner (Part 3)

Become a Manga Translator! An Interview with a Manga Translation Battle Winner (Part 3)

In this interview series, we talk with previous winners of the Manga Translation Battle about their past and what lies ahead for them as manga translators.

Oct. 4, 2014 07:001

Eir Aoi - New Visuals Make Headlines & Solo Concert Sells Out!

Eir Aoi - New Visuals Make Headlines & Solo Concert Sells Out!

The jacket photos recently released by Eir Aoi for her eighth single to release on Nov. 12, Tsunagaru Omoi, have caught the attention of fans in a big way.

Oct. 4, 2014 01:002

Hell Teacher Nube Live-Action Drama Special in Grand Jump, Actor Ryuhei Maruyama to Appear in Manga

*Hell Teacher Nube* Live-Action Drama Special in *Grand Jump*, Actor Ryuhei Maruyama to Appear in Manga

With the serialization start of Hell Teacher Nube Neo this past spring and a live-action drama to begin airing on Nippon TV on Oct. 11 starring Kanjani Eight’s Ryuhei Maruyama, Hell Teacher Nube is hot right now.

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