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.
An interview with Yusuke Iseya, the actor who plays Shinomori Aoshi in Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends!
The popular school battle action manga is becoming a long-awaited anime!
The Akihabara landmark Akihabara Radio Kaikan has been born again as a new building with 10 above ground floors and two below ground floors!
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.
Giovanni's Island debuts at Anime Expo 2014, and producer/screenwriter Yoshiki Sakurai talks about the film.
Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year.
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.
Take a look at the cosplayers of Anime Expo® 2014 with our photo report!
We asked Takahashi all about his paper sculptures of the members of μ’s!
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.
A look back through pictures at the five day otaku event that took France by storm!
Introducing the (self-professed) Princess of the Bug Kingdom, Agitha!
On July 2, Shoko Nakagawa held a concert at the 15th Japan Expo being held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in France.
Perfectly replicated and especially scary! A life-size seated statue of Makoto Shishio from Rurouni Kenshin!
We looked into the work of Animareal, a group of artists devoted to extremely accurate recreations of anime characters.
Fans captivated by HELLO KITTY and the delicious sweets lined up one after the next!HELLO KITTY
We’ve compiled trailers for anime beginning this summer for you to check out! In this second part, we’ll introduce 12 anime with stories of adolescence.
“In the name of the moon, I will punish you!” This is a phrase that anime fans around the world are likely familiar with. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Sailor Moon, which is loved not just in Japan but all over the world.
We’ve collected trailers of anime beginning in July! First, let’s take a look at 11 action anime overflowing with tense battle scenes and cool characters.
Apr. 1, 2014 08:1024
Let’s look at how otaku in Japan celebrate April Fools’ Day!
Apr. 1, 2014 07:007
In the May issue of the new magazine Entermix (Kadokawa Enterbrain) that released on March 20, there was a feature on the “Male Manga that Are Popular with Girls Ranking” chosen by female bookstore employees.
Apr. 1, 2014 01:002
This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Gundam series, and many projects are in the works. One project commemorating the year is the exhibit “Mobile Suit Gundam Exhibition: The Art of Gundam” to be held at the Osaka Culturarium at Tenpozan from July 12 to Aug. 31.
Mar. 31, 2014 13:001
Space Battleship Yamato 2199 has become a huge hit supported by a large fan base that had theatrical event screenings in 2012 and a TV broadcast in 2013. With the announcement of an all-new theatrical movie in the works, fans’ enthusiasm is increasing more and more.
Mar. 31, 2014 07:002
Details on the new anime series based on the tokusatsu show Garo have been announced.
Mar. 31, 2014 01:003
Studio Colorido will hold an animation exhibition titled “Hino × Aoshigure” on March 29 and 30 at the Hino Community Mori Fureai Hall in Tokyo.
Mar. 30, 2014 13:007
On March 15, 2014, representatives from Square Enix held an unprecedented event in a Los Angeles art gallery to celebrate the North American release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster.
Mar. 30, 2014 07:004
Nitroplus creates games with rich stories that drive players wild. Now, the game Dramatical Murder by Nitroplus Chiral, a female oriented brand, is becoming an anime. Fans will be able to see it this summer.
Mar. 30, 2014 01:004
Announced some time ago was that Warner Home Video was creating a new original anime. The title of that anime was finally revealed on March 22.
Mar. 29, 2014 13:006
The Sailor Moon “Light Masquerade Pen,” roughly 200,000 of which were sold when it released in 1992, is making a comeback.