The Latest Figures! Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cool Edition

Check out XX photos of cool figures and cosplay from Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] held on July 27!

Nyan Nyan Hanten from *Macross Frontier* Comes to Tokyo! “Cafe & Bar Characro Feat. Macross Frontier” Opens!

A concept cafe themed after the popular anime Macross Frontier has opened in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The pleasant restaurant overflows with everything Macross Frontier, from the decorations to the menu items!

WonFes is Held, Products from New Anime and KanColle Unveiled!

It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!

Interview: Actor Ryunosuke Kamiki

An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!

Everything from the 17th *Pokémon* Movie is Here! Exhibit at Which to Experience the World of the Movie Opens

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.

Interview: Actor Yusuke Iseya

An interview with Yusuke Iseya, the actor who plays Shinomori Aoshi in Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends!

"Absolute Duo" TV Anime Greenlit! Announcement Made on Stage at MF Bunko J Summer School Festival 2014!

The popular school battle action manga is becoming a long-awaited anime!

The Face of Akihabara Has Returned! Radio Kaikan Grand Opening!

The Akihabara landmark Akihabara Radio Kaikan has been born again as a new building with 10 above ground floors and two below ground floors!

Interview: "Ninja Slayer" Creators Bradley Bond & Philip N. Morzez [2/2]

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.

Interview: Producer/Screenwriter of "Giovanni's Island" Yoshiki Sakurai

Giovanni's Island debuts at Anime Expo 2014, and producer/screenwriter Yoshiki Sakurai talks about the film.

Anime Expo 2014 Report: The Magic Returns for the 23rd Consecutive Year

Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year.

Cute and Elegant! Four Rozen Maiden from the Series *Rozen Maiden* Transform from Antique Dolls into Pullip Dolls?!

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.

Anime Expo Photo Report: Hot American Cosplay!

Take a look at the cosplayers of Anime Expo® 2014 with our photo report!

These Paper Sculptures Are Amazing! Love Live! Characters Reimagined Through Paper!

We asked Takahashi all about his paper sculptures of the members of μ’s!

Japan’s Masterpiece Anime and Tokusatsu Shows Are Now Airing in Indonesia! Let’s Take a Look at WAKUWAKU JAPAN!

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.

Japan Expo Photo Report: Delivering the Latest in Japanese Culture from Paris!

A look back through pictures at the five day otaku event that took France by storm!

Action Videos of Wii U Game Hyrule Warriors Are Releasing One After the Next!

Introducing the (self-professed) Princess of the Bug Kingdom, Agitha!

Shokotan Makes Dreams Come True in Paris! Wildly Enthusiastic Concert Held at Japan Expo in France

On July 2, Shoko Nakagawa held a concert at the 15th Japan Expo being held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in France.

Life-Size Statue of the Deranged Lunatic Makoto Shishio Unveiled in Shinjuku!

Perfectly replicated and especially scary! A life-size seated statue of Makoto Shishio from Rurouni Kenshin!

Animareal: Bringing Anime Characters to Life

We looked into the work of Animareal, a group of artists devoted to extremely accurate recreations of anime characters.

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Mar. 24, 2014 13:001

10th Annual Animelo Summer Live Being Held Three Days on Aug. 29, 30, 31 - Ticket Sales to Open Soon

10th Annual Animelo Summer Live Being Held Three Days on Aug. 29, 30, 31 - Ticket Sales to Open Soon

As the biggest anime song event in Japan, Animelo Summer Live has become a summer tradition.

Mar. 24, 2014 11:146

Make Your Pictures Move! Live2D Creative Award 2014

Make Your Pictures Move! Live2D Creative Award 2014

Live2D Cubism allows you to make your own illustrations and 2D game visuals move. A contest is being held called the Live2D Creative Award 2014, which invites submissions of videos and interactive media created using this next generation 2D expression graphic tool.

Mar. 24, 2014 01:008

Sailor Moon Crystal Star Leather Accessory Series Part 2 Announced!

*Sailor Moon* Crystal Star Leather Accessory Series Part 2 Announced!

On March 20, pre-orders began for the “Sailor Moon Leather Key Case” and four other items on Bandai’s official shopping site, Premium Bandai.

Mar. 23, 2014 13:007

Attack on Titan Wins Digital Contents of the Year Award/Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Award at 19th AMD Award

*Attack on Titan* Wins Digital Contents of the Year Award/Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Award at 19th AMD Award

An award ceremony for Digital Contents of the Year ‘13 and the 19th AMD Award was held at the Meiji Memorial Hall in Minato, Tokyo on March 18.

Mar. 23, 2014 07:002

Shuhei Morita Directing Anime Adaptation of Tokyo Ghoul Coming This Summer, Cast Includes Natsuki Hanae, Sora Amamiya, and Kana Hanazawa

Shuhei Morita Directing Anime Adaptation of *Tokyo Ghoul* Coming This Summer, Cast Includes Natsuki Hanae, Sora Amamiya, and Kana Hanazawa

A summer anime adaptation has been greelit for Sui Ishida’s dark fantasy manga Tokyo Ghoul which is currently serialized in Weekly Young Jump (Shueisha).

Mar. 23, 2014 01:0082

Preview of the New "Fairy Tail" Anime [Scheduled for April 2014]

Preview of the New "Fairy Tail" Anime [Scheduled for April 2014]

Fairy Tail is scheduled to make it's return on April 5, 2014. With that being said, the official Fairy Tail site, FairyTail-TV.com, recently showcased a brand new preview of the anime.

Mar. 22, 2014 07:009

Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii Information on Theme Songs and Cast Announced, Official Site Reopens

*Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii* Information on Theme Songs and Cast Announced, Official Site Reopens

The anime adaptation of Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii, a fantasy romance manga currently serialized in Hana to Yume (Hakusensha), will begin broadcasting on Nippon TV and other networks on April 5.

Mar. 22, 2014 01:003

Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow Three-Part Work to Begin Operation in Fall 2014, Theatrical Version Also Planned

*Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow* Three-Part Work to Begin Operation in Fall 2014, Theatrical Version Also Planned

The Strike Witches series began in 2007 as an OVA and successively widened its reach with a two-season TV anime and a theatrical movie. Now, the series’ next target is another OVA.

Mar. 22, 2014 01:0010

Eight Boys and Girls in a Near Future Tokyo - Cast and Staff Announced for M3: Sono Kuroki Tetsu

Eight Boys and Girls in a Near Future Tokyo - Cast and Staff Announced for *M3: Sono Kuroki Tetsu*

Continuing on from the surprise announcement of the new TV anime M3: Sono Kuroki Tetsu on March 13, new information has now been announced.

Mar. 21, 2014 13:008

All That Awaits Those Who Make a Wrong Move is Death - Gameplay Video Introduces Kadokawa Games’ New SRPG Natural Doctrine

All That Awaits Those Who Make a Wrong Move is Death - Gameplay Video Introduces Kadokawa Games’ New SRPG *Natural Doctrine*

Natural Doctrine, which will be releasing in April on the PS3, PS4, and PS Vita, is the first simulation RPG by newly formed Kadokawa Game Studio.

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