On Oct. 26, a Halloween parade and mini concert were held by Japanese talent and musician Anna Tsuchiya at the Futabadori East Shinjuku Shopping District.
The manga Naruto is closing in on its finale. Announcing a surprise project by Shueisha, the publisher of the magazine Naruto is serialized in, Weekly Shonen Jump!
Just in time for Halloween, the cosplay event Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festa 2014 was held for two days, Oct. 25 and 26.
Total weight of 10 kilograms! Tokyo Otaku Mode is eagerly preparing for its release!
A new page in the history of Hatsune Miku has been created.
Jim Lee, a masterful American comic artist who has worked on the Batman series, which turns 75 this year, is coming to Japan! A discussion, live painting, signing, and other events are planned.
A song that ties in with the currently airing TV anime Psycho-Pass 2! The jacket was created by redjuice!
The Legend of Zelda series is popular worldwide in a number of forms including games, manga, and figures. Now, the creators behind the manga adaptation of the series are showing us how to draw Japanese manga! This is the first time that Himekawa will be sharing their work process! Fans won’t want to miss this.
An exhibit of the TV anime Sword Art Online is on now at the Tokyo Anime Center from Oct. 15-26.
Shokotan aka Shoko Nakagawa, who “greedily” takes part in all kinds of activities such as singing, show MCing, voice acting, acting, and producing the fashion brand mmts, has embarked on her tour “Shoko Nakagawa Live Tour 2014 ‘Donyoku Kakumei (Greed Revolution)’” on Oct. 12.
The Danboard Photo Exhibition organized by Movic is on now from Oct. 8-20 at Daimaru Shinsaibashi.
Hatsune Miku made a guest appearance on the popular program Late Show with David Letterman of the American CBS broadcasting network and performed the song “Sharing the World.”
A collection of valuable information is in the works that explains the behind-the-scenes details on production of the anime Santa Company, which was successfully funded on Kickstarter.
“To those who don’t know better, they won’t think they're anime accessories. But those who know, will get it. Those are the kind of things I want to make.” - Cure Employee takanashi
There's an old office building in Kojimachi, Tokyo that's scheduled to be demolished. But before that, an art project transformed the entire building into a museum. The name of the project is BCTION. It's taken from the idea that one action (A) influences the the next action (B) in a chain of creative expansion. This is represented in the equation ACTION x ACTION = BCTION.
The Evangelion Store re-opened in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro P’Parco on Oct. 3. The store offers the same selection of attractive products to entice Evangelion fans as the Harajuku location, which unfortunately closed its doors in June 2014. Approximately 200 people lined up outside on opening day, and the store bustled with people looking to buy goods right as the store opened.
Rage of Bahamut Genesis
Rage of Bahamut Genesis
Rage of Bahamut, the smartphone app that has garnered popularity around the world, will be made into an anime. It’s title will be Rage of Bahamut Genesis.
On the final day of Tokyo Game Show 2014, a talk show and signing event was held at the Tokyo Otaku Mode booth!
Jul. 10, 2014 13:009
A TV anime is being made for the popular fantasy manga Trinity Seven - 7-nin no Masho Tsukai, which is currently serializing in Monthly Dragon Age (Kadokawa Fujimi Shobo).
Jul. 10, 2014 07:001
A tie-in campaign is underway between The Next Generation: Patlabor, to which seven chapters will release sequentially, and the National Police Agency.
Jul. 10, 2014 03:015
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.
Jul. 9, 2014 13:004
The jacket photo has been released for Momoiro Clover Z’s new single releasing on July 30, Moon Pride.
Jul. 9, 2014 07:003
A TV anime adaptation has been greenlit for the popular manga Akatsuki no Yona by Mizuho Kusanagi that is currently serializing in the shoujo manga magazine Hana to Yume (Hakusensha).
Jul. 9, 2014 01:453
The original anime Expelled from Paradise will release theatrically in Japan on Nov. 15. This talked-about 3D CG work is a joint effort by Toei Animation and popular PC game developer Nitroplus.
Jul. 8, 2014 13:001
On July 4, Nitroplus member and creator Gen Urobuchi held a discussion panel at Anime Expo 2014 in Los Angeles, U.S. Participating in the panel were Urobuchi and CEO Takaki Kosaka, both from Nitroplus, as well as the CEO of Good Smile Company, Takanori Aki.
Jul. 8, 2014 07:005
Eir Aoi, singer of the opening theme to Kill la Kill, held a special collaborative concert at Anime Expo 2014. Nearing an hour in length, she sang a total of nine songs at the concert including “Sirius,” the opening theme to Kill la Kill, and the background track “Sanbika.”