GARNiDELiA has given us the opening theme songs for Mekakucity Actors, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Gundam Reconguista in G. We asked the group about their upcoming performance at Sakura-Con 2015 in April.
Sakura Exhibition 2015 in Tokyo is currently being held for five days March 24–28. The exhibition will also be touring the States in April.
The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.
The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.
Get excited - trailers for spring 2015 slice of life and school life anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list ahead of time!
Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!
Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!
The two latte artists opened the cafe REISSUE in Harajuku, Tokyo. The slogan of the shop is “A place where you can enjoy the best latte art in the world.”
George and Mattsun competed at the Latte 1 Grand Prix Championship held at Odaiba, Tokyo. It ended with Mattsun losing and having his face covered in pie.
Inside a skirt, there lies a universe.
We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.
A talk with Mikeou, the creator behind this moe ita-curtain.
We spoke with Shirow Miwa, the manga artist and illustrator behind the cover of More Heroes and Heroines.
An exhibition of award-winning works for the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival was open from Feb. 4–15.
We spoke with illustrator Yuu, who designed “ita-curtains” featuring a Japanese-style Alice in Wonderland.
From famous characters of old, to characters from new series! The forefront of the figure world is right here!
We’re introducing through pictures the cool and comical creations spotted at the garage kit festival Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter]! Even Tokyo Ghoul’s Kaneki has finally become a figure?!
Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter] (WonFes), the world’s largest garage kit festival, was held at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex on Feb. 8.
Kuuchuu Yousai is an illustrator who draws incredibly adorable girls. Capturing every detail from the deepest parts of the eyes to the highlights on the hair, he depicts girls in a natural way. Currently, he does professional rough drawings and illustration work for games, while also leading a doujinshi circle called Pagupagu Magu, and has even released an ita-curtain on Tokyo Otaku Mode...
Dec. 10, 2014 13:00
Introducing Good Smile Company’s first Nendoroid made in Japan: Sakura Miku.
Dec. 10, 2014 07:00
Danboard, the popular character from the comic Yotsuba&!, and apparel brand abrAsus have collaborated and sales have begun on the two-fold leather wallet “Thin Wallet abrAsus” and tri-fold leather wallet “Small Wallet abrAsus.”
Dec. 10, 2014 01:00
A TV anime adaptation has been confirmed for the manga Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju which is currently serializing in Itan (Shueisha). This announcement is made all the merrier by the previously announced new OAD that will be bundled with the seventh volume of the manga.
Dec. 9, 2014 23:28
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.
Dec. 9, 2014 13:00
In a big surprise announcement, a TV anime adaptation of Blood Blockade Battlefront was announced on Nov. 4, and now the broadcast schedule is already being released as well. The anime will begin broadcasting in April 2015.
Dec. 9, 2014 07:00
Gintama has entered its 10th year of serialization in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha). In commemoration, Gintama: The Movie: The Final Chapter: Be Forever Yorozuya Hideaki Sorachi Storyboard Book and the Resulting Anime Comics was released on Dec. 4.
Dec. 9, 2014 01:00
Attack on Titan Novel: Lost Girls, a spin-off novel to the TV anime Attack on Titan, will release on Tuesday, Dec. 9.
Dec. 8, 2014 13:13
Following the tradition of annual releases of Detective Conan movies, just recently announced are the title and visuals for the latest film! Under the title Detective Conan: The Hellfire Sunflowers, this new movie will feature the popular character Kaito Kid!
Dec. 8, 2014 07:00
The Hikaru Utada 15th anniversary cover album Utada Hikaru no Uta - 13 Kumi no Ongakuka ni Yoru 13 no Kaishaku Nitsuite will release on Tuesday, Dec. 9. The tracklist to the album has now been announced.
Dec. 8, 2014 01:00
Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Boku wa Mada Shiranai (commonly called Anohana) is a sorrowful anime that has brought many feels to the world in the form of a TV anime in 2011 and a feature film in 2013. Now, the staff behind Anohana has a new project in the works for 2015.