Figure production is about to enter a new era!
When you hear of a city deeply connected to anime, what city do you think of? Whether it be Akihabara - the otaku paradise, or Ikebukuro which has been flourishing with female otaku lately, or Nagano where one can find rare anime goods, there are many cities in Tokyo that are deeply connected to anime.
Anime songs (anison) from Japan are currently highly popular overseas, with anison singers frequently holding concerts and events. Among these anison singers, one who is picking up considerable attention is Gero.
We give you an exclusive look at the design department of one of Japan’s foremost figure makers, Kotobukiya!
Fans are increasing all over the world! But, what kind of doll is a Pullip?
“Anison is a righteous magic that crosses borders and makes people smile in an instant.” - Shoko Nakagawa
Infiltrating the offices of renowned Japanese figure manufacturer Kotobukiya!
“The current age of otaku culture is a lucky time.” - Shoko Nakagawa
A new TV commercial created to commemorate the release of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd, a rhythm-action game that features Vocaloid Hatsune Miku, has created a huge stir.
For otaku who like anime, manga, and games, their home, in particular their bedroom, is a private space where they can showcase the full extent of their fandom through a carefully selected and arranged collection of figures, manga, games, and other otaku goods...
PVs for the opening and ending theme songs, a special screening of a PV of the upcoming live-action movie, and more!
On March 27, the award ceremony was held for the Cartoon Grand Prize, for which recommended works from 2013 are chosen from different categories by mainly bookstore employees. Winning the Grand Prize this year was Kaoru Mori’s manga The Bride’s Stories.
Let’s look at how otaku in Japan celebrate April Fools’ Day!
On March 15, 2014, representatives from Square Enix held an unprecedented event in a Los Angeles art gallery to celebrate the North American release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster.
The popular anime is collaborating with the first maid cafe, Cure Maid Cafe. The collaborative cafe, titled Kill la Kill Cafe, is open now until April 6 (Sun).
A “new edited version” of Season 1 will be broadcast on Noitamina in July! Psycho-Pass 2 will begin in October! And this winter, Psycho-Pass the Movie will have a countrywide roadshow release!
Here is everything about anime!
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.
Dance to the opening theme “Decorator” in sync with the in-game action! "Dance with PS Vita" video encourages players to dance along with Hatsune Miku!
Nov. 26, 2013 06:0031
This piece of attire may be indispensable for admirals working in an office!
Nov. 26, 2013 01:004
Mushishi, a manga written by Yuki Urushibara and serialized in Monthly Afternoon, is a popular work that was adapted into an anime in 2005 and 2006. The anime splendidly captured the work’s unique world and received great praise from many who viewed it. Now, a long-awaited new broadcast has been announced.
Nov. 25, 2013 16:000
On Nov. 18, Bandai announced 3D Mobile Suit Gundam iPhone jackets.
Nov. 25, 2013 11:0046
Information about anime to begin broadcast in January is being uploaded in rapid succession. Start putting your watch list together now by checking out these trailers.
Nov. 25, 2013 06:005
Things are beginning to quickly pick up for Hamatora, a project that crosses multiple forms of media including TV anime, manga, and games.
Nov. 25, 2013 01:001
Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, the newest animated work in the Gundam series that has been produced since 2010 and spans seven episodes, will come to its conclusion in 2014.
Nov. 24, 2013 14:000
Pupipō!, a manga created by Rensuke Oshikiri and published in the webcomic magazine Comic Meteor, is becoming a TV anime. The broadcast will begin on Dec. 20 at 1:53 a.m. on TV Tokyo.
Nov. 24, 2013 08:006
The Pokémon Company has announced that the first small-size branch of the Pokémon Store called Pokémon Store Tokyo Station will be opening along the Tokyo Character Street of First Avenue Tokyo Station on Dec. 9.
Nov. 24, 2013 05:000
The TV anime JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders will begin broadcasting next spring.
Nov. 24, 2013 01:008
On Nov. 21, Namco Bandai Games released the Nintendo 3DS game One Piece: Unlimited World R.