The Akihabara landmark Akihabara Radio Kaikan has been born again as a new building with 10 above ground floors and two below ground floors!
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.
Giovanni's Island debuts at Anime Expo 2014, and producer/screenwriter Yoshiki Sakurai talks about the film.
Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year.
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.
Take a look at the cosplayers of Anime Expo® 2014 with our photo report!
We asked Takahashi all about his paper sculptures of the members of μ’s!
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.
A look back through pictures at the five day otaku event that took France by storm!
Introducing the (self-professed) Princess of the Bug Kingdom, Agitha!
On July 2, Shoko Nakagawa held a concert at the 15th Japan Expo being held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in France.
Perfectly replicated and especially scary! A life-size seated statue of Makoto Shishio from Rurouni Kenshin!
We looked into the work of Animareal, a group of artists devoted to extremely accurate recreations of anime characters.
Fans captivated by HELLO KITTY and the delicious sweets lined up one after the next!HELLO KITTY
We’ve compiled trailers for anime beginning this summer for you to check out! In this second part, we’ll introduce 12 anime with stories of adolescence.
“In the name of the moon, I will punish you!” This is a phrase that anime fans around the world are likely familiar with. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Sailor Moon, which is loved not just in Japan but all over the world.
We’ve collected trailers of anime beginning in July! First, let’s take a look at 11 action anime overflowing with tense battle scenes and cool characters.
Yet another new otaku event has been born in Japan! Ikebukuro becomes the city of anime films!
An anime adaptation is in the works for the cyberpunk ninja action series Ninja Slayer! We spoke with the series’ two creators!
The winners of the STEINS;GATE Future Visual Contest, which was held from May 1-31 in celebration of the release of the English version PC game STEINS;GATE, have finally been chosen.
Mar. 8, 2014 13:000
The Blu-ray and the DVD of the 2014 live-action film version of Gatchaman was released on March 5.
Mar. 8, 2014 07:002
The widely active Sebastian Masuda––a leader of Harajuku’s kawaii culture, art director, and producer of 6% Dokidoki––has begun his first one-man exhibit, titled “‘Colorful Rebellion’ - Seventh Nightmare,” in New York City.
Mar. 8, 2014 01:005
A big supporter has appeared for the Majin Buu Saga of Dragon Ball Kai that will begin airing on Fuji TV and other networks on April 6.
Mar. 7, 2014 15:0311
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.
Mar. 7, 2014 13:000
From the boys’ toy division of Bandai comes a new series called “Mousou Note” (lit. “Imagination Notebook”) in which “you can imagine your favorite characters however you’d like”!
Mar. 7, 2014 07:000
A completely made-to-order real bucket tote bag themed after Yezo Agricultural High School, the stage for the anime Silver Spoon (original author: Hiromu Arakawa / published in Weekly Shonen Sunday), will be released as a triple collaboration product between Akujidou and Animation Addict Store.
Mar. 7, 2014 01:001
Sabagebu!, a comedic manga of high school girls enjoying survival games as their club activity, is becoming an anime.
Mar. 6, 2014 12:0015
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.
Mar. 6, 2014 07:004
The broadcast schedule for the anime One Week Friends to begin in April has been cemented.
Mar. 6, 2014 01:1018
Since the release of the manga in 2009, a huge movement has been stirred up in the anime, game, and music scenes by Hajime Isayama’s Attack on Titan series.