Over 50 million total views online! Representing Akihabara is the otaku dance team Real Akiba Boys! Each video they upload of them dancing to anime song openings quickly hits over 1 million views online, and their total view count is over 50 million. They have even earned popularity among those working in the anime industry who give them high praise.
“Though I know the petals will fall away…” Do these girls have a fantasy of falling in love with an illusion?!
We introduce this time the gorgeous figures that colored the event halls!
In celebration of this year being its 20th anniversary, a special Evangelion booth was set up at Wonder Festival 2015 Summer held on July 26. Crowds of Eva fans were mesmerized by the various attention-grabbing displays.
We introduce loads of products packed with creators’ clever ideas and cutting-edge techniques!
Wonder Festival 2015 Summer was held on July 26. At the festival, a collection of figures based on brand new anime series were revealed.
For 45 years, San Diego, California has been the home of Comic-Con International, an exhibition of comic books and the popular arts celebrated by visitors from every corner of the globe.
The THP-01 is the first product by Toon Workshop, a new lifestyle brand by Good Smile Company and Mr. Hahn from Linkin Park, that revitalizes the concept of “Geek Japan.”
Tokyo Otaku Mode fans participated in a special event at Anime Expo 2015. A new experiment by TOM. A challenge.
Anime Expo 2015 Photo Report: Amazing Cosplay!
Yoko Takahashi is the booming voice behind the Neon Genesis Evangelion theme songs, “A Cruel Angel’s Thesis,” and “Tamashii no Refrain.” On July 2 at North America’s largest anime conventon, Anime Expo 2015 in Los Angeles, Takahashi performed her first live show in America to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Evangelion series.
On July 4 at Anime Expo in Los Angeles, prominent Japanese game creator Keiji Inafune, known for his popular titles Mega Man and Onimusha, announced an exciting new Kickstarter project titled Red Ash.
An exhibit and sales event is being held now at Gallery Nucleus in LA for approximately 60 Hatsune Miku works that include about 40 newly drawn works by artists curated in the gallery and 17 works chosen from a public vote.
Fans who love anime are no doubt very familiar with the name MyAnimeList (MAL). Even in Japan, we use database sites for those times when we can’t figure out which anime we should watch next.
Momoiro Clover Z Will Perform at ANIME EXPO 2015 in LA
On June 24 in Nogizaka in Tokyo, an exhibition for otaku called “Manga＊Anime＊Games from Japan” started. The large-scale exhibit is being held in the wide-open space of the National Art Center. It’s open until Aug. 31.
E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, is an annual event held in the Los Angeles Convention Center that celebrates the latest announcements in the gaming industry.
Have you decided what anime you’ll be watching this summer? We’ve gathered trailers, so be sure to check them out!!
Hey everyone, enjoying your anime life? It’s almost summer! Summer is the season of new anime! Accordingly, we’ve put together some of the trailers for the anime series which will be starting in July.
Acting in countless anime titles, receiving fanatic support from her fans—that is Kana Hanazawa. Currently, Kana is playing an active role in the music industry. Following the discussion about her thoughts on the live concert at the Budokan, we inquire about her 3rd album, Blue Avenue, and her personal life.
Apr. 12, 2015 13:00
Fuji TV’s Noitamina programming block will air two talked-about films this fall. Codenamed Project Itoh, this second round of Noitamina movies includes anime film adaptations of two works by the late sci-fi writer Keikaku Itoh: Genocidal Organ and Harmony.
Apr. 12, 2015 05:00
Large scale Mobile Suit Gundam exhibit coming this summer to Roppongi; advance tickets with Gunpla set go on sale
Apr. 11, 2015 21:00
Garm Wars has finally been published as a novel written by Mamoru Oshii
Apr. 11, 2015 13:00
Knights of Sidonia is collaborating with noted folding fan maker Maisendo. Maisendo has produced a limited number of folding fans based on Knights of Sidonia, which incorporates plenty of Japanese tradition.
Apr. 11, 2015 05:00
A new project has kicked off on a special site for the popular vocal unit ClariS. Titled “Best of ClariST,” the project is an official ClariS certification that questions fans about their love and knowledge of ClariS. The project began on April 8 and is open to all.
Apr. 10, 2015 21:00
Screenings for the third chapter of Code Geass: Akito the Exiled kick off May 2; Blu-ray and DVD to be released June 26
Apr. 10, 2015 13:00
The character apparel and goods maker, Cospa, will start selling Dragon Ball character Master Roshi’s iconic sunglasses in late August 2015.
Apr. 10, 2015 08:27
The event “Escape from the Great Underwater Prison Impel Down,” which was held at Zepp locations Japan-wide in 2014 to high acclaim, is a Real Escape Game based on the anime One Piece.
Apr. 9, 2015 21:00
Though the fourth season of the TV anime Teekyu just began broadcasting this month, season 5 has already been confirmed. With the theme song announced so early as well, developments are coming fast.