Weekly Shonen Jump Third Anniversary - Read Jump for Free! Campaign to Be Held in Seven Countries for Four Weeks! (1/19 - 2/15)

Limited Time Promotion Marks The Milestone With 4 FREE Digital Issues Featuring The Best Manga Including DEATH NOTE Creator Takeshi Obata’s Brand New Series And More!

Anime Los Angeles 2015 Photo Report: Americans Cosplay, Rain or Shine!

ALA 2015 took place at the LAX Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles from January 9-11.

Final Fantasy Artist Yoshitaka Amano and Kaiyodo President Shuichi Miyawaki Lead Seminar for Creators

Game Creative Exchange, a seminar for illustrators and art directors, was held at the National Art Center Tokyo.

Large-Scale Otaku Events to Be Held Within Two Weeks in Japan

The large-scale otaku event AnimeJapan will be held from March 20, while Comic Market Special, which is only held once every five years, will begin on March 28. They have a common keyword: Globalization.

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Ladies Edition

Introducing pictures of the female cosplayers who dazzled Comiket!

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Mens Edition

Introducing the cool, eye-catching male cosplayers of Comic Market 87!

The Winter Tradition, Comic Market 87, Starts its First Day!

Comic Market 87, the world’s largest event for selling and displaying doujinshi, started its first of three days on December 28.

Jump Festa 2015 is a Blast! Over 158 Thousand Visitors Attend!

Over the span of two days, Dec. 20 and 21, a grand gathering of events and content from popular works such as Naruto and One Piece unfolded! Not to mention, there was also a spontaneous disclosure of certain details about the next Naruto movie from the creator of Naruto himself!

New “Evangelion” Video Suddenly Releases Online

On Dec. 19, an Evangelion-themed piece by Studio Khara titled Until You Come to Me was released under Japan Anima(tor) Expo, a series of anime shorts produced by Hideaki Anno.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Action & Sci-Fi Edition

We bring you a look at the new anime that will premiere beginning in January and their trailers. Our second installment rounds up 10 series in the battle action and sci-fi genres.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Slice of Life & Comedy Edition

2014 has been a year of many hot anime, but it’s almost over. To all you anime fans wondering what kind of anime are in store for next year, here’s an introduction to the new anime beginning in January along with their trailers. In this first part, we’ll look at 10 slice of life, comedy, and school life series!

“I’m the Happiest Person in the World!” Says a Moved Minori Chihara at 10th Anniversary Birthday Concert at Nippon Budokan

Minori Chihara is well known as a voice actress appearing in many popular anime, including roles as Nagato Yuki in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Naze Mizuki from Beyond the Boundary, and more. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of her debut, Minorin, as she is affectionately called by her fans, performed “Minori Chihara 10th Anniversary Live - Sanctuary - Supported by Joysound” on Nov. 18 at the Nippon Budokan, the “holy land” for Japanese music artists.

Attack on Titan Exhibition Now Open! Features Life-Sized Colossal Titan

On November 28, the Attack on Titan Exhibit opened in Ueno, Tokyo.

American Comic Book Master Jim Lee Graces Akihabara with His Presence

Jim Lee gives a talk and live drawing demonstration in Akihabara!

"Knights of Sidonia" Movie Release Confirmed

It has been confirmed that a compilation of the popular TV anime adaptation of Knights of Sidonia will release in theaters. The release date is March 6, 2015.

"Attack on Titan" Second Season TV Anime Confirmed

It has been confirmed that the second season of the TV anime Attack on Titan is in the works for 2016.

A High School Girl Climbs a Hill! High Quality Short Anime Releases!

The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.

“Titan Montage” Released on *Attack on Titan* Exhibit Special Site!

In anticipation of the opening of the Attack on Titan Exhibit at the Ueno Royal Museum on Friday, Nov. 28, the popular manga has released a “Titan Montage” on the Attack on Titan Exhibit special site that allows visitors to choose faces and generate a Titan-style portrait.

Cute & Elegant! From Collaboration Series Between Fashion Doll Brand Pullip × *Sailor Moon* Comes Princess Serenity!

The collaboration series between fashion doll brand Pullip and Sailor Moon continues to expand, and many TOM fans have likely been looking forward to the introduction of the next Sailor Soldier.

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!

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Sep. 5, 2014 07:003

Persona 5 to Release Simultaneously on PS3 and PS4 in 2015

*Persona 5* to Release Simultaneously on PS3 and PS4 in 2015

Today, Sept. 1, at the SCEJA Press Conference 2014, Atlus announced that the newest game in the Persona series, Persona 5, will be releasing on not just the PlayStation 3, but also on the PlayStation 4.

Sep. 5, 2014 01:002

Teekyu is Finally Breaking Into its Fourth Season - The Tennis Anime that Doesn’t Have Much to Do with Tennis is Continuing

*Teekyu* is Finally Breaking Into its Fourth Season - The Tennis Anime that Doesn’t Have Much to Do with Tennis is Continuing

Season 4 of Teekyu, a well-known “tennis anime that doesn’t have much to do with tennis,” has been greenit.

Sep. 4, 2014 13:004

Limited Edition Collaboration Watch Between TV Anime Kuroko’s Basketball & Independent to Release!

Limited Edition Collaboration Watch Between TV Anime *Kuroko’s Basketball* & Independent to Release!

Imperial Enterprises will begin taking pre-orders on Oct. 6 (Mon.) at 6:00 a.m. for the first official Kuroko’s Basketball watch, a collaboration watch between the hugely popular manga and TV anime Kuroko’s Basketball and the Citizen watch brand Independent.

Sep. 4, 2014 07:0018

First One Piece Game Coming to the PlayStation 4 - One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3

First *One Piece* Game Coming to the PlayStation 4 - *One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3*

A new game in the One Piece: Pirate Warriors series, a collaboration between the popular series One Piece and Warriors that has sold over 2 million copies worldwide, is coming to the PS4.

Sep. 4, 2014 01:0014

New Project by the Anohana Team, Original Anime Set in Chichibu to Release in Theaters Next Year

New Project by the *Anohana* Team, Original Anime Set in Chichibu to Release in Theaters Next Year

It seems the emotion of Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai (Anohana), which caused a huge boom with its 2011 TV series and 2013 movie, is returning once again. The staff who worked on Anohana have gotten back together and set out on creating a new work to release next year.

Sep. 3, 2014 13:004

Isuca to Become Anime in 2015, Afilia Saga in Charge of Theme Song

Isuca to Become Anime in 2015, Afilia Saga in Charge of Theme Song

An anime adaptation of the currently serializing popular manga Isuca by Osamu Takahashi, who has reportedly been progressing on an anime project since June, has finally been confirmed.

Sep. 3, 2014 07:0010

Sixth Doll Hinaichigo Enters the Pullip x Rozen Maiden Collaborative Series! Elegant Photos with Other Rozen Maidens!!

Sixth Doll Hinaichigo Enters the Pullip x *Rozen Maiden* Collaborative Series! Elegant Photos with Other Rozen Maidens!!

Rozen Maiden is one of the popular collaborative series from Pullip fashion dolls. Though Kirakishou was just released in July, Hinaichigo, the sixth doll, is already joining the Pullip ranks.

Sep. 3, 2014 01:0012

Attack on Titan Movie Part 1 Trailer Releases, Linked Horizon’s New Song “Guren no Zahyou” Chosen as Theme Song

*Attack on Titan* Movie Part 1 Trailer Releases, Linked Horizon’s New Song “Guren no Zahyou” Chosen as Theme Song

From the original manga to anime, games, and spin-off works, the momentum of Attack on Titan is still showing no signs of slowing down. And it now seems like this movement will spread to theaters this fall.

Sep. 2, 2014 13:000

Chara Hobby 2014 Was a Huge Success This Year as Well - 67,800 in Attendance, KanColle Booth Was Popular

Chara Hobby 2014 Was a Huge Success This Year as Well - 67,800 in Attendance, KanColle Booth Was Popular

Chara Hobby, a colossal event that brings together characters and hobby content, was held for two days this year on Aug. 23 and 24 at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex.

Sep. 2, 2014 07:004

A Brilliant Achievement for a Domestic Japanese CG Anime: Stand by Me Doraemon Breaks Through 5 Billion Yen, Ranks First for Three Consecutive Weeks

A Brilliant Achievement for a Domestic Japanese CG Anime: *Stand by Me Doraemon* Breaks Through 5 Billion Yen, Ranks First for Three Consecutive Weeks

Stand by Me Doraemon, which released Japan-wide on Aug. 8, has become a record-breaking hit. Twenty days after its release, on Aug. 27, the official box office earnings were announced to be 5,043,058,900, well over 5 billion yen. Tickets sold numbered 3,817,074.

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