Interview with Yu Suzuki, Producer of the “Shenmue” Series

Game creator Yu Suzuki announced the production of Shenmue 3 at E3 and raised funds for the project through Kickstarter. We asked Suzuki, who is about to put his back into the project, about Shenmue 3 and his present state of mind.

Interview: Pianist Animenz

Amnush interview with anime song pianist, Animenz, right before his live performance in Japan!

Tokyo Game Show 2015 Kicks Off Sept. 17!

Tokyo Game Show 2015 (TGS), the world’s largest gaming event, will be held over four days, and over 220,000 attendees are expected!

Akihabara’s "Water Girls" Help Otaku Beat the Midsummer Heat!

On Aug. 23, maids and cosplayers gathered in Akihabara for a water sprinkling event, Uchimizu Musume Daishugō!! 2015, bringing some relief from the hot summer weather.

[J-Fashion] Swankiss Winter 2015 Collection: Merry Memory Go-Round

Come take a look at the latest Swankiss exhibition! These stunning designs will become available on Tokyo Otaku Mode this winter!

Comic Market 88 Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Edition

There was a huge gathering of female cosplayers at this summer’s Comiket! Here’s a huge helping of 174 high-impact cosplay photos from the event!

Comic Market 88 Photo Report: Comical & Cool Edition

Enjoy 86 photos of comical and cool cosplay we spotted at Comic Market 88!

This Summer’s Comiket Brings in 550,000 in Attendance Over 3 Days!

Comic Market 88, the world’s largest doujinshi event, was held from Aug. 14–16. This year’s Comiket, as it’s lovingly referred to, brought in approximately 550,000 people over three days.

Paper Sculptor Tatsuya Takahashi Reveals His Production Process!

TOM Special Creator Tatsuya Takahashi who has been attracting a lot of attention for his paper sculptures lets us in on his creative process with a brand new work.

[J-Fashion] My Enchanted Closet: Sophisticated New Japanese Style by OLIVE des OLIVE!

Introducing new photos and info from the latest OLIVE des OLIVE exhibition! Women throughout Japan rely on this brand to fill their closets with cute yet elegant and grown-up style.

A Brand New Fantasy World, "SNACK WORLD"!

Following Yo-Kai Watch, now, the fourth cross-media project has been announced!The concept for this time is “hyper casual fantasy,” a combination ...

2015 Summer Anime: If You Liked “That” You Might Like “This”

If you’re feeling a little lost about which anime you should watch next, you can check out other fans’ opinions by asking “If I liked ‘this’ will I like ‘that’?”

“Boruto: Naruto the Movie” International Premiere & North America Release Date Announced!

The North America release date of Boruto: Naruto the Movie has been revealed. The movie will premiere internationally on Oct. 10 at New York Comic Con, and it will be released in theaters throughout North America the same day as well.

A Must-See for Comiket Attendees?! Morinaga Releases Video “How to Survive Comic Market”

inJelly will hold their first company booth at Comic Market 88. Along with this news, they have released an unofficial video that dramatically explains the rules of Comic Market titled “How to Survive Comic Market.”

Creator Interview: pomodorosa

Hitting the mark on popular illustrator pomodorosa’s feelings about his first commercial book of works.

A cafe where you can experience the latest in Harajuku pop culture has opened - the Kawaii Monster Cafe.

A cafe and restaurant unlike any you’ve ever seen before, the Kawaii Monster Cafe, has opened in Tokyo’s Harajuku district which continues to transmit...

The Amazing Anime Song Dance Performers, Real Akiba Boys!

Over 50 million total views online! Representing Akihabara is the otaku dance team Real Akiba Boys! Each video they upload of them dancing to anime song openings quickly hits over 1 million views online, and their total view count is over 50 million. They have even earned popularity among those working in the anime industry who give them high praise.

This Idol Group's Unique Music Video Features Umbrellas and Lanterns in Perfect Synchronization

“Though I know the petals will fall away…” Do these girls have a fantasy of falling in love with an illusion?!

WonFes 2015 Summer Photo Collection! Part 2: Sexy & Cute Edition

We introduce this time the gorgeous figures that colored the event halls!

[WonFes] We Explore the Evangelion 20th Anniversary Booth

In celebration of this year being its 20th anniversary, a special Evangelion booth was set up at Wonder Festival 2015 Summer held on July 26. Crowds of Eva fans were mesmerized by the various attention-grabbing displays.

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Aug. 24, 2015 03:00

Kendama World Championship “Catch & Flow” to Take Place in September 2015

Kendama World Championship “Catch & Flow” to Take Place in September 2015

Have you heard of a toy called kendama? A kendama is a toy made up of a cross-shaped sword (ken), and an open hole for the ball (tama). Stabbing the ball with the pointy bit of the sword and getting the ball in the hole - it’s difficult, but that’s why it’s so much fun.

Aug. 24, 2015 01:26

A Unique System that Uses Blaring Rock to Create Panty Shots

A Unique System that Uses Blaring Rock to Create Panty Shots

Concentrating the art of Japanese creators and completing a dream video of panty shots!

Aug. 23, 2015 22:00

Hunting Ban Lifted! Kitty Airou is the Cutest Scaredy-Cat in This Commercial, “I am Airou”!

Hunting Ban Lifted! Kitty Airou is the Cutest Scaredy-Cat in This Commercial, “I am Airou”!

Capcom has released this cute commercial as if to say “the hunting ban is lifted.”

Aug. 23, 2015 14:00

Available Now! Jacquard Items Themed After Leo, Klaus & Zapp from “Blood Blockade Battlefront”

Available Now! Jacquard Items Themed After Leo, Klaus & Zapp from “Blood Blockade Battlefront”

New jacquard items have gone on sale from Animation Addict Store. They are themed after Blood Blockade Battlefront, which gained popularity with the broadcast of its TV anime beginning in April of this year. Pre-orders for the products are being taken from Aug. 20 to Sept. 13.

Aug. 23, 2015 09:00

“Hokuto no Ken: Ichigo Aji / DD Fist of the North Star 2” - New Anime To Be Broadcast as a Double Bill from October 2015

“Hokuto no Ken: Ichigo Aji / DD Fist of the North Star 2” - New Anime To Be Broadcast as a Double Bill from October 2015

New details have emerged about the previously announced TV anime adaptation of Hokuto no Ken: Ichigo Aji - it will be broadcast this autumn alongside the second season of DD Fist of the North Star. Broadcasts will begin on Oct. 6.

Aug. 22, 2015 14:00

Taking Aim from the Rim of Your Cup - Putitto Golgo 13 to Be Released on Aug. 27

Taking Aim from the Rim of Your Cup - Putitto Golgo 13 to Be Released on Aug. 27

The incredible sniper from Golgo 13 has been spotted on numerous cup rims! As part of the Putitto series that creates playful cup-rim figures of various popular characters, the Putitto Golgo 13 figures will be available in capsule machines from Aug. 27.

Aug. 22, 2015 06:00

Stage Performances at Kyomaf 2015 to Include i☆Ris; “Love Live!” Floats to Be Unveiled for First Time in Kansai

Stage Performances at Kyomaf 2015 to Include i☆Ris; “Love Live!” Floats to Be Unveiled for First Time in Kansai

Western Japan’s largest manga and anime trade show, the Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2015, also called Kyomaf for short, will be held in Kyoto for two days, Sept. 19 and 20.

Aug. 21, 2015 22:00

Seiyuu Revolution! Multi-Skilled Talents Redefine the Job of Voice Actor!

Seiyuu Revolution! Multi-Skilled Talents Redefine the Job of Voice Actor!

Have you ever got charmed by anime? If you have, what was the reason of that? It can be the story, character, picture, or others.

Aug. 21, 2015 14:00

Surpassing 4.65 Billion Yen in Box Office Sales, “The Boy and the Beast” Exhibit Also Planned In Osaka

Surpassing 4.65 Billion Yen in Box Office Sales, “The Boy and the Beast” Exhibit Also Planned In Osaka

Since July 24, the “The Boy and the Beast Exhibit” at Shibuya Hikarie in Tokyo has been a huge success. By Aug. 16, 24 days after it opened, over 50,000 people had visited. Continuing from that exhibit in Shibuya, it will tour to Osaka.

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