Wagakki Band has garnered over 18 million views for their cover of the Hatsune Miku song “Senbonzakura” using traditional Japanese instruments.Their fantastic abilities and new sound sensation continue to attract attention even now.
The music unit GARNiDELiA has released many anime tie-in songs since their major debut last year. This time, we talked with the artists about their tie-in song for the upcoming TV anime Gunslinger Stratos, which is set to start broadcasting from April, as well as what comes next for the musical duo. Looking at GARNiDELiA’s profile, the vocalist is MARiA, while the composer…
Although the news was released on April Fools' day through Nintendo Direct, this Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem video trailer is most certainly real!
Alpacasso: The Origin, a movie based on the popular plushie series Alpacasso, was released on April 1!
Enjoy our gallery of more than 78 photos from the event!
Comiket Special, a special version of the well-known Comiket (Comic Market), was held on March 28–29, 2015. The event was held at Makuhari Messe for the first time in 25 years, since 1990 (Comic Market 39), and was the event related to Comiket to have been held there since that time.
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.
Dec. 22, 2014 08:32
Analoghack, an illustration compilation based on the world of the science fiction novel Beatless and made with the participation of a total of 18 unique illustrators is going to be released at Comic Market 87, held from Dec. 28-30.
Dec. 22, 2014 07:00
New information has been revealed for the anime Tamayura, which was announced to be concluding with a four-part movie series. The official title of the movie series is Tamayura: Sotsugyou Shashin, and Part 1: Me - Kizashi will begin a limited two-week screening on April 4, 2015. Along with this information, a key visual and synopsis have also been released.
Dec. 22, 2014 01:00
The limited edition items “Puella Magi Madoka Magica Witch Pin Collection” and “Puella Magi Madoka Magica Soul Gem Candle Set” will go on sale in late December from Luxent.
Dec. 21, 2014 13:00
It has been revealed that coming before the release of the newest movie in the series, Doraemon: Nobita’s Space Heroes, will be the “Doraemon the Movie Festival.”
Dec. 21, 2014 07:00
Apparel and accessories themed after the members of µ’s (pronounced “Muse”) have been announced by Earth Music & Ecology Japan Label. They will be available for advance sale at Comic Market C87 being held at Tokyo Big Sight from Dec. 28-30.
Dec. 21, 2014 01:00
It has been confirmed that the newest Ichiban Kuji, “Ichiban Kuji Cardcaptor Sakura - Cerberus and a Tea Party,” will release in bookstores and other stores around Japan in early January 2015.
Dec. 20, 2014 13:00
Kamen Rider 3, a character that Shotaro Ishinomori had created in the past but was never officially released on screen, will finally make a debut in this new movie.
Dec. 20, 2014 08:00
My Melody shines as the first place winner in the 2014 Sanrio Character Ranking, even defeating Hello Kitty.
Dec. 20, 2014 06:19
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