Naruto Exhibition Begins in Tokyo!

The exhibit “Serialization Conclusion Commemoration: Masashi Kishimoto Naruto Exhibition” began in Roppongi, Tokyo on April 25.

Wagakki Band - A New Sensation and Power to Wow the World

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.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [2/2]

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…

Can It Be?! Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Game Teaser Released!

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’ Receives Rave Reviews! Sequel Rumors Also Fly

Alpacasso: The Origin, a movie based on the popular plushie series Alpacasso, was released on April 1!

Comiket Special 6 Photo Report: Makuhari Messe Edition

Enjoy our gallery of more than 78 photos from the event!

Comiket Special 6 Opens! Event Held at Makuhari for First Time in 25 Years

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.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [1/2]

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 Soon to Tour the States

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.

Japanese Pro Soccer Team to Participate in Comiket Special!!

The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.

AnimeJapan 2015 Closes as a Grand Success!

The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Slice of Life/School Edition]

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!

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Action/Battle Edition]

Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!

Tokyo One Piece Tower Opens on March 13!

Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!

George & Mattsun [2/2]: A Shop Brought to Life by Latte Art

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 & Mattsun [1/2]: The Pioneers of Latte Art Culture

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.

Review: A Unique Photo Exhibition, Panchira 2015

Inside a skirt, there lies a universe.

Creator Interview: Laica Chrose

We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.

Interview with Illustrator Mikeou

A talk with Mikeou, the creator behind this moe ita-curtain.

Interview: Manga Artist Shirow Miwa

We spoke with Shirow Miwa, the manga artist and illustrator behind the cover of More Heroes and Heroines.

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Apr. 15, 2015 13:00

Trailer Revealed for Mamoru Hosoda’s ‘The Boy and The Beast’! Aoi Miyazaki Portrays Bond Between Student and Teacher

Trailer Revealed for Mamoru Hosoda’s ‘The Boy and The Beast’! Aoi Miyazaki Portrays Bond Between Student and Teacher

New visuals have been released for Mamoru Hosoda’s first new animated film in three years, The Boy and The Beast, which will hit theaters on July 11 (Sat.).

Apr. 15, 2015 05:00

Teaser Visual for Live-Action ‘Bakuman’ Movie Released Along with Illustrations by Takeshi Obata

Teaser Visual for Live-Action ‘Bakuman’ Movie Released Along with Illustrations by Takeshi Obata

The Bakuman movie will be released Japan-wide on Oct. 3.

Apr. 14, 2015 21:00

Members Dressed Up As Dragon Ball Characters! Trailer Video for Momoiro Clover Z "Z no Chikai" Is Released!

Members Dressed Up As Dragon Ball Characters! Trailer Video for Momoiro Clover Z "Z no Chikai" Is Released!

On April 13th , trailer video for Momoiro Clover Z‘s the new track “Z no Chikai” has released! In the video, all the 5 members are made up as characters in the manga Dragon Ball Z. Can you tell them all?

Apr. 14, 2015 13:00

‘K’ Season 2 Title is ‘K: Return of Kings’; Broadcast Premieres in October on Animeism

‘K’ Season 2 Title is ‘K: Return of Kings’; Broadcast Premieres in October on Animeism

Details on season 2 of the TV anime K have come to light. The confirmed title is K: Return of Kings, and its broadcast will begin this October on MBS Animeism and other networks.

Apr. 14, 2015 05:00

Golden Frieza Graces Cover of Special ‘DBZ: Resurrection F’ Book for Moviegoers; New TV Spot Shows Blue-Haired Goku

Golden Frieza Graces Cover of Special ‘DBZ: Resurrection F’ Book for Moviegoers; New TV Spot Shows Blue-Haired Goku

Special Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ book for moviegoers created just for the occasion by Akira Toriyama announced; front cover illustration released

Apr. 13, 2015 21:00

2D or 3D? The Mysteries of Pixel Art Sculpture

2D or 3D? The Mysteries of Pixel Art Sculpture

Bodies in 8-Bit: The Art of Ichitarō Suzuki

Apr. 13, 2015 13:00

Fresh Barefooted Girls! ‘Tamayura -Graduation Photos-’ Vol. 2 Key Visual Unveiled

Fresh Barefooted Girls! ‘Tamayura -Graduation Photos-’ Vol. 2 Key Visual Unveiled

New information was revealed regarding the Tamayura -Graduation Photos- (Tamayura -Sotsugyo Shashin-) series, the first episode of which started screening in theaters on April 4.

Apr. 13, 2015 05:00

Part Six of That Popular Ninja Musical Finalized!!

Part Six of That Popular Ninja Musical Finalized!!

Part six of the Nintama Rantaro musical finalized; aiming for new performance with new songs

Apr. 12, 2015 21:00

Terrifying Figure of Ken Kaneki from ‘Tokyo Ghoul’ Announced

Terrifying Figure of Ken Kaneki from ‘Tokyo Ghoul’ Announced

Kotobukiya will release this September a figure of Ken Kaneki, the main character of the TV anime Tokyo Ghoul.

Apr. 12, 2015 14:03

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Hits a Million Copies

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Hits a Million Copies

Square Enix made an official announcement that one million copies of its recently released game, Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, have shipped worldwide. The ...

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