Details Revealed & Jacket Released for Egoist’s Fifth Single “Fallen”

A song that ties in with the currently airing TV anime Psycho-Pass 2! The jacket was created by redjuice!

Manga Artist Akira Himekawa Teaches How to Draw Manga with Masterpiece *The Legend of Zelda*!

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.

SAO Exhibit to Be Held

An exhibit of the TV anime Sword Art Online is on now at the Tokyo Anime Center from Oct. 15-26.

New Ending Theme of TV Anime *Pokémon: XY* Revealed!? Glued to Shokotan’s Live Tour “Greed Revolution”

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.

Danboard Photo Exhibition on Now at Daimaru Shinsaibashi

The Danboard Photo Exhibition organized by Movic is on now from Oct. 8-20 at Daimaru Shinsaibashi.

Have You Seen the Video? Hatsune Miku Appears on Popular CBS Program

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.”

Fundraising Begins on Kickstarter for Practical English Materials Collection for Studying Anime!

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.

Creator Interview: Cure Employee takanashi

“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

Dilapidated Building Becomes Temporary Museum: #BCTION Creates a World Interweaving Street Art and Cosplay

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.

Re-opening of Evangelion Store in Ikebukuro

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.

Director Interview: "Rage of Bahamut" Anime Adaptation! (1/3)

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.

Manga Artist Combo Ume Holds Talk Show at TGS 2014

On the final day of Tokyo Game Show 2014, a talk show and signing event was held at the Tokyo Otaku Mode booth!

Waiting for Us at the Amuse Exhibition Were Year of the Sheep Alpacasso

Amuse Inc., creator of the popular Alpacasso series, held a private viewing for their new products!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Action & Sci-Fi

A look at the trailers for the nine anime beginning this fall with promising battle scenes!

Tokyo Game Show 2014 Comes to a Close

Take a look back at Tokyo Game Show 2014, which recorded the event’s second highest attendance in its history!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Academic and Comedic Series

Here’s our selection of 10 different trailers for cheerful, comedic school anime that will begin broadcast this October!

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Cosplayers & Booth Girls Collection

Games and beautiful girls go hand-in-hand? Introducing pictures of the beautiful cosplayers & booth girls we found at Tokyo Game Show 2014!

New Details About *Psycho-Pass 2* Anime Revealed Including Staff, Cast and Songs!

A new music video and other details have been released regarding the anime Psycho-Pass 2, which begins airing on Fuji TV's Noitamina on Oct. 9!

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Jun. 21, 2014 06:040

TOM Reimports a Sci-Fi Novel Hugely Popular in Japan Back to America! Experience the Twitter-Born Novel Ninja Slayer!

TOM Reimports a Sci-Fi Novel Hugely Popular in Japan Back to America! Experience the Twitter-Born Novel *Ninja Slayer*!

On April 11, distribution began on Tokyo Otaku Mode of a ninja violence cyberpunk novel created by two Americans, Ninja Slayer. The original English version can only be read online on TOM.

Jun. 21, 2014 01:002

Sailor Uranus and Sailor Neptune Join the S.H.Figuarts Articulated Figure Series

Sailor Uranus and Sailor Neptune Join the S.H.Figuarts Articulated Figure Series

It has been announced that Sailor Uranus and Sailor Neptune, the seventh and eighth Sailor Scouts, will be joining the S.H.Figuarts articulated figure series.

Jun. 20, 2014 11:0011

Advance Screenings of Episode 1 of SAO II to Take Place Worldwide

Advance Screenings of Episode 1 of *SAO II* to Take Place Worldwide

Advance screenings will be held in seven countries including the U.S. and France, with the screenings kicking off on June 29 in Japan! Wrapped buses will also be in service in each of the seven countries!

Jun. 20, 2014 07:0089

Huh, a Japanese Samurai Plays Soccer in Brazil?! Introducing the New Cup Noodle CM “Samurai in Brazil”

Huh, a Japanese Samurai Plays Soccer in Brazil?! Introducing the New Cup Noodle CM “Samurai in Brazil”

A samurai from Japan marches into Brazil, a huge soccer country and the stage for the 2014 FIFA World Cup which is currently ongoing––the curtain raises on this a surprising development in the new Nissin Cup Noodle commercial “Samurai in Brazil.”

Jun. 20, 2014 04:0021

STEINS;GATE Future Visual Contest - Here is the Grand Prix Work Chosen from 309 Entries from Around the World!

STEINS;GATE Future Visual Contest - Here is the Grand Prix Work Chosen from 309 Entries from Around the World!

The winners of the STEINS;GATE Future Visual Contest, which was held from May 1-31 in celebration of the release of the English version PC game STEINS;GATE, have finally been chosen.

Jun. 19, 2014 23:005

Final Fantasy Explorers, an Action RPG Supporting Four-Player Multiplayer, Coming to Nintendo 3DS

*Final Fantasy Explorers*, an Action RPG Supporting Four-Player Multiplayer, Coming to Nintendo 3DS

On June 16, Square Enix announced the Nintendo 3DS game Final Fantasy Explorers.

Jun. 19, 2014 13:0010

Date A Live Movie Adaptation Greenlit, Shocking Announcement Comes in Final Episode of Second Season TV Anime

*Date A Live* Movie Adaptation Greenlit, Shocking Announcement Comes in Final Episode of Second Season TV Anime

A movie adaptation has been greenlit for the light novel Date A Live by Koshi Tachibana that is currently published by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko (Kadokawa/Fujimi Shobo).

Jun. 19, 2014 07:001

Pokémon Exhibit Gathering Successive Generations of Movies to Be Held in Roppongi Hills

Pokémon Exhibit Gathering Successive Generations of Movies to Be Held in Roppongi Hills

Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction and the short film Pikachu, What Kind of Keys Are These? will both release Japan-wide on July 19. On the same day, a large Pokémon event will begin in Roppongi Hills.

Jun. 19, 2014 02:2812

redjuice! kz (livetune)! Satoshi Hase! Wonderful Entertainers to Hold BEATLESS Event!

redjuice! kz (livetune)! Satoshi Hase! Wonderful Entertainers to Hold *BEATLESS* Event!

BEATLESS (author: Satoshi Hase / character designer: redjuice) is a sci-fi novel that is still gathering attention for having been nominated for the 34th Nihon SF Taisho Award. The creation collection BEATLESS: Tool for the Outsourcers by redjuice, who is in charge of the illustrations for the novel, will be released on June 25.

Jun. 19, 2014 01:003

Fujiko F. Fujio’s Popular Characters Doraemon and Korosuke Become Transformable Robot Chogokin

Fujiko F. Fujio’s Popular Characters Doraemon and Korosuke Become Transformable Robot Chogokin

2014 marks the 80th birthday of Fujiko F. Fujio, whose representative works include the manga Doraemon. This year also marks the 40th anniversary of Bandai’s toy brand Chogokin. Now, a surprising toy has been introduced as a project for both of these anniversaries.

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