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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!

Interview with Hideaki Anno, Creator of *Evangelion* [1/2]

In 1995, Hideaki Anno directed the TV anime Neon Genesis Evangelion, which went on to become a social phenomenon and secured his place in the anime world. He's gone on to create the Rebuild of Evangelion film series, and in November 2012, announced the latest film, Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo. Fans from around the world listened eagerly to what he had to say.

*Evangelion* 20th Anniversary Bombshell, a Mysterious Work Just Like *Attack on Titan*, and… Hideaki Anno Talk Show “Director Edition” Report

This is Part 2 of our report on the Hideaki Anno talk event held at Tokyo International Film Festival. This time, Anno talks deeply about the animation works he has directed. And he drops a bombshell about Evangelion...

Anime *Psycho-Pass 2* OP “Enigmatic Feeling” Releases on Nov. 5

The design of the limited edition jacket shows a jet black special issue Dominator!

Hideaki Anno Talks Deep About Himself! Hideaki Anno Talk Event: Live-Action Edition

Hideaki Anno put on talk events at the recently held Tokyo International Film Festival. Here, we report on one of the events called “Live-Action Edition.”

Soccer Team Collaborates with *A Certain Scientific Railgun*!

A collaboration event between a soccer team and the anime A Certain Scientific Railgun called “Soccer Match with a Certain Anime” was held! We went to check out the game!

Spider-Man X Attack on Titan Collaboration?!

It seems like an otaku's crazy dream, but it's real.

Share Your Memories of *Naruto*! Shonen Jump Begins Accepting Comments!

The hugely popular manga Naruto is on the verge of its climax, and there is huge buzz surrounding its upcoming finale. Meanwhile, continuing from its first fanart campaign, Shonenjump.viz.com has begun accepting comments regarding Naruto memories.

Let’s Take a Look Back at 15 Years of *Naruto* on the Special Site “Naruto Final Countdown!”

A special site called “Naruto Final Countdown!” has opened on the official site of the hugely popular Weekly Shonen Jump manga Naruto, the conclusion to which is closing in.

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Aug. 2, 2014 07:006

TV Anime Ushinawareta Mirai o Motomete to Broadcast in October, Takuma Terashima to Play Main Character

TV Anime *Ushinawareta Mirai o Motomete* to Broadcast in October, Takuma Terashima to Play Main Character

The romance adventure game Ushinawareta Mirai o Motomete released in 2010 is getting an anime adaptation.

Aug. 2, 2014 01:000

Aikatsu! The Movie Key Visual Releases, An Unprecedented Idol Movie Begins

*Aikatsu! The Movie* Key Visual Releases, An Unprecedented Idol Movie Begins

The veil has finally been removed from the key visual to the anime movie Aikatsu! The Movie, which will release countrywide in Japan on Dec. 13.

Aug. 1, 2014 13:004

Tomomi Itano Brings Her SxWxAxG to USA!

Tomomi Itano Brings Her SxWxAxG to USA!

On July 19 and 20, 2014, San Francisco’s Japantown hosted the annual J-Pop Summit featuring artists including the Guest of Honor, former AKB48 member ...

Aug. 1, 2014 07:006

First Naruto Movie in Two Years to Release in December, Large-Scale Exhibit to Be Held in 2015

First *Naruto* Movie in Two Years to Release in December, Large-Scale Exhibit to Be Held in 2015

Fifteen years since its serialization began, Naruto’s popularity isn’t just confined to Japan, it’s worldwide. Now, a large-scale project that will run from the end of 2014 through to 2015 is set to begin.

Jul. 31, 2014 22:1444

Advancing Alpacasso Corps! Sales Begin in August!

Advancing Alpacasso Corps! Sales Begin in August!

A new Alpacasso series has been activated! And they’re wearing green cloaks that look like…?!

Jul. 31, 2014 13:1518

The Latest Figures! Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cool Edition

The Latest Figures! Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cool Edition

Check out XX photos of cool figures and cosplay from Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] held on July 27!

Jul. 31, 2014 13:001

Linking Up “Dots and Lines” Around the World: An Exclusive Interview with May’n

Linking Up “Dots and Lines” Around the World: An Exclusive Interview with May’n

On July 19 and 20, 2014, San Francisco’s Japantown hosted the annual J-Pop Summit featuring artists such as May’n and former AKB48 member Tomomi Itano...

Jul. 31, 2014 07:003

America’s Otaku Items Expand to Japan! Harajuku Comic-Con 2014 is Underway

America’s Otaku Items Expand to Japan! Harajuku Comic-Con 2014 is Underway

Beginning on July 26, limited items from the San Diego Comic-Con in the U.S. became available to buy in real-time at the event Harajuku Comic-Con 2014 being held now at Tokyo’s flagship store for hot toys, Toysapiens.

Jul. 30, 2014 22:3026

27th Tokyo International Film Festival to Shine a Spotlight on Animation Films: “The World of Hideaki Anno”

27th Tokyo International Film Festival to Shine a Spotlight on Animation Films: “The World of Hideaki Anno”

Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) is pleased to announce that we will be featuring works by Hideaki Anno, one of Japan’s most prominent filmmak...

Jul. 30, 2014 13:000

27th Tokyo International Film Festival to Open and Close with World Premieres of Two Blockbuster Movies, "Big Hero 6" and "PARASYTE"

27th Tokyo International Film Festival to Open and Close with World Premieres of Two Blockbuster Movies, "Big Hero 6" and "PARASYTE"

Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) is pleased to announce that Disney’s latest animated film, “Big Hero 6,” has been selected as the opening film for the 27th TIFF.

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