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.
An interview with Yusuke Iseya, the actor who plays Shinomori Aoshi in Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends!
The popular school battle action manga is becoming a long-awaited anime!
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.
Mar. 14, 2014 13:000
On March 10, Konami announced the start of in-store announcements at participating stores nationwide in Japan for its upcoming PS3, PS4, and Xbox 360 game (Xbox One release date still TBA) Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes to release on March 20.
Mar. 14, 2014 07:001
Just released on Feb. 27, Bakumatsu Rock, a high-profile PSP game targeted at female audiences, is already being adapted into an anime.
Mar. 14, 2014 01:008
An end card illustration contest for Makaku City Actors began on Nico Nico Douga on March 8.
Mar. 13, 2014 13:0015
As a collaboration project with the social phenomenon that is Attack on Titan, Lotteria began selling a “10-Meter Class Titan Meal Set” on March 6 for a limited time.
Mar. 13, 2014 09:1926
A popular anime exhibit entitled “Little Witch Academia and Anime mirai Project: Inside the Magic of Animation” was held from Feb. 22-27. The exhibit came about through the hard work of its organizer Kaichiro Morikawa, a unique associate professor.
Mar. 13, 2014 01:092
The event “Gochūmon wa Usagi Desu ka? × Nazomate” will be held in the Hulic Hall in Asakusabashi from May 2-5.
Mar. 12, 2014 13:005
The school battle anime Kill la Kill which started in October 2013 is a buzzworthy work that has become popular due to its break-neck pace.
Mar. 12, 2014 01:0026
2pmWorks, a company that creates items with high anime world aesthetics, has collaborated with the popular Attack on Titan for its newest products.
Mar. 12, 2014 01:0024
A TV anime adaptation of the dark fantasy Akame ga Kill! currently serializing in the monthly magazine Gangan Joker (Square Enix) is currently in development.
Mar. 11, 2014 23:4451
Featuring 19 carefully chosen works by illustrator Takashi Takeuchi! Original picture replicas sold at the venue will also be available on the Tokyo Otaku Mode Premium Shop!