Currently, Japanese anime culture is popular and widespread among the youth in Vietnam. Prominent in the anime culture, an eshi exhibition that has been held in many countries will come to Vietnam in early March 2014.
On Feb. 28, Katsuhiro Otomo’s poster exhibit “’Posters’ - Otomo Katsuhiro × Graphic Design” opened to the public. The exhibit features approximately 50 different pieces including artwork from Akira and collaborative advertisements.
A life-size model of the variable fighter Valkyrie VF-25F debuts at Tokyo Skytree!
“As my first art book, I’d say it’s pretty great. I can now die happy (laughs).” - RJB
“My favorite inspiration is naked women.” - RJB
Crypton Future Media, the company famous for producing and selling Vocaloids, organized an event called Snow Miku 2014 and matched it with the duration of the 65th Sapporo Snow Festival held in Sapporo, Hokkaido from Feb. 5 (Wed) to 11 (Tue).
A spring anime to watch out for! The long-awaited TV anime adaptation of a sports manga with over 3 million copies in print!
Our second photo report! Feast your eyes on the cute and sexy side of Winter Wonder Festival 2014!
We’ve put together a photo report of everything cool we found at Winter Wonder Festival 2014. Take a thorough look!
The company that gave birth to many popular characters such as Hello Kitty and My Melody, Sanrio, is organizing Sanrio Expo 2014 featuring new characters, new projects, and licensed goods for the 40th anniversary year of Hello Kitty.
Winter Wonder Festival 2014 was held on Feb. 9! The venue was colored with tons of beautiful figures!
The Wake Up, Girls! anime series began broadcasting on Jan. 10. To coincide with the beginning of the series, a film adaptation was released as well. What really sets this project apart though is that the rookie voice actors behind the characters are actually performing as the idol group in the real world!
Trailers for anime that will begin airing this spring have already started to be released. Here we’ll introduce 12 titles with trailers that have been released, including Season 2 of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and Gokukoku no Brynhildr.
What’s more important than a glamorous life?
The first new figure series to release in five years!
Challenging the wall of dimensions with passion and technology! The fans’ enthusiasm for three-dimensionalizing Miku is without borders!
Recently, in the Simpsons episode "Married to the Blob," animators paid tribute to the works of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli.
A dream collaboration with the “Guges” Landmate from the manga Appleseed by Masamune Shirow, creator of Ghost in the Shell!
Oct. 29, 2013 13:003
A 17-year-old resident of California creates Japanese songs?
Oct. 29, 2013 07:001
Chapter 2 of Ghost in the Shell: Arise, Border:2 Ghost Whispers, will be released in Japan for a limited 2-week theatrical run on Nov. 30.
Oct. 29, 2013 01:008
Akira Himekawa is a mangaka duo responsible for the manga series The Legend of Zelda that is hugely popular overseas. Recently, the duo has been becoming largely active on a global level.
Oct. 28, 2013 07:0068
Violinist Ayako Ishikawa is known as the best performer in Australia. She was even awarded a “Distinguished Talent Permanent Visa” by the Australian government. Ishikawa is now picking up attention for videos of her performing anime songs that she uploaded to Nico Nico Douga.
Oct. 28, 2013 01:0022
From Oct. 18 to Nov. 4, an exhibit event called “Attack on Titan: Survey Corps Museum” is being held in Ikebukuro Sunshine 60.
Oct. 27, 2013 14:301
The manga we’d like to introduce this time is a manga full of wise sayings that will light your heart on fire.
Oct. 27, 2013 09:002
Nintendo has announced that a limited edition Nintendo 3DS XL with a gold Triforce design on it will release in a set along with the newest The Legend of Zelda game, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (4,800 yen), the same day the game is released in Japan on Dec. 26.
Oct. 27, 2013 05:008
Yamaha has announced that a package version for the Vocaloid Galaco created from an idea by Kō Shibasaki will be released next spring.
Oct. 27, 2013 01:007
In recent years, tie-ins between anime and manga characters and various commodities and services are becoming more and more widespread.