Manga Artist Akira Himekawa Teaches How to Draw Manga with Masterpiece *The Legend of Zelda*!

The Legend of Zelda series is popular worldwide in a number of forms including games, manga, and figures. Now, the creators behind the manga adaptation of the series are showing us how to draw Japanese manga! This is the first time that Himekawa will be sharing their work process! Fans won’t want to miss this.

SAO Exhibit to Be Held

An exhibit of the TV anime Sword Art Online is on now at the Tokyo Anime Center from Oct. 15-26.

New Ending Theme of TV Anime *Pokémon: XY* Revealed!? Glued to Shokotan’s Live Tour “Greed Revolution”

Shokotan aka Shoko Nakagawa, who “greedily” takes part in all kinds of activities such as singing, show MCing, voice acting, acting, and producing the fashion brand mmts, has embarked on her tour “Shoko Nakagawa Live Tour 2014 ‘Donyoku Kakumei (Greed Revolution)’” on Oct. 12.

Danboard Photo Exhibition on Now at Daimaru Shinsaibashi

The Danboard Photo Exhibition organized by Movic is on now from Oct. 8-20 at Daimaru Shinsaibashi.

Have You Seen the Video? Hatsune Miku Appears on Popular CBS Program

Hatsune Miku made a guest appearance on the popular program Late Show with David Letterman of the American CBS broadcasting network and performed the song “Sharing the World.”

Fundraising Begins on Kickstarter for Practical English Materials Collection for Studying Anime!

A collection of valuable information is in the works that explains the behind-the-scenes details on production of the anime Santa Company, which was successfully funded on Kickstarter.

Creator Interview: Cure Employee takanashi

“To those who don’t know better, they won’t think they're anime accessories. But those who know, will get it. Those are the kind of things I want to make.” - Cure Employee takanashi

Dilapidated Building Becomes Temporary Museum: BCTION Creates a World Interweaving Street Art and Cosplay

There's an old office building in Kojimachi, Tokyo that's scheduled to be demolished. But before that, an art project transformed the entire building into a museum. The name of the project is BCTION. It's taken from the idea that one action (A) influences the the next action (B) in a chain of creative expansion. This is represented in the equation ACTION x ACTION = BCTION.

Re-opening of Evangelion Store in Ikebukuro

The Evangelion Store re-opened in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro P’Parco on Oct. 3. The store offers the same selection of attractive products to entice Evangelion fans as the Harajuku location, which unfortunately closed its doors in June 2014. Approximately 200 people lined up outside on opening day, and the store bustled with people looking to buy goods right as the store opened.

Director Interview: "Rage of Bahamut" Anime Adaptation! (1/3)

Rage of Bahamut, the smartphone app that has garnered popularity around the world, will be made into an anime. It’s title will be Rage of Bahamut Genesis.

Manga Artist Combo Ume Holds Talk Show at TGS 2014

On the final day of Tokyo Game Show 2014, a talk show and signing event was held at the Tokyo Otaku Mode booth!

Waiting for Us at the Amuse Exhibition Were Year of the Sheep Alpacasso

Amuse Inc., creator of the popular Alpacasso series, held a private viewing for their new products!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Action & Sci-Fi

A look at the trailers for the nine anime beginning this fall with promising battle scenes!

Tokyo Game Show 2014 Comes to a Close

Take a look back at Tokyo Game Show 2014, which recorded the event’s second highest attendance in its history!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Academic and Comedic Series

Here’s our selection of 10 different trailers for cheerful, comedic school anime that will begin broadcast this October!

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Cosplayers & Booth Girls Collection

Games and beautiful girls go hand-in-hand? Introducing pictures of the beautiful cosplayers & booth girls we found at Tokyo Game Show 2014!

New Details About *Psycho-Pass 2* Anime Revealed Including Staff, Cast and Songs!

A new music video and other details have been released regarding the anime Psycho-Pass 2, which begins airing on Fuji TV's Noitamina on Oct. 9!

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Opening Report

Business Day starts! A huge lineup of all kinds of new games is in store!

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Jun. 3, 2014 07:003

Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel Becomes Cosmetics Aimed at Adult Females, Compact Eye Shadow Announced

*Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel* Becomes Cosmetics Aimed at Adult Females, Compact Eye Shadow Announced

An eyeshadow themed after the Magic Compact yearned for by young girls has been announced.

Jun. 3, 2014 01:0025

Commemorating the Release of the Newest Volume - Experience the World of Black Lagoon Through a Collaboration with Shooting Bar EA

Commemorating the Release of the Newest Volume - Experience the World of *Black Lagoon* Through a Collaboration with Shooting Bar EA

A collaboration campaign is underway to commemorate the release of the newest volume of the manga Black Lagoon.

Jun. 2, 2014 13:008

Psycho-Pass is Becoming an Xbox One Game, New Content to Continue from TV and Movie Series

*Psycho-Pass* is Becoming an Xbox One Game, New Content to Continue from TV and Movie Series

The TV anime Psycho-Pass, which was broadcast for half a year starting in fall 2012, is a popular series with a grouping of top creators that includes the Bayside Shakedown series’ Katsuyuki Motohiro as chief director, Gen Urobuchi (Nitroplus) as story planner, and Akira Amano as character planner.

Jun. 2, 2014 07:0026

[Shocking] A Figure Finally Appears of That Version of Gon…

[Shocking] A Figure Finally Appears of That Version of Gon…

From the Gashadepa series of capsule toys you won’t find in ordinary vending machines finally comes a gachapon of Gon that previously made headlines. Pre-orders began on May 28.

Jun. 2, 2014 01:004

Ogihara, Yamaguchi, and Kotani of Cerezo Osaka Challenge Themselves with Recreating Tsubasa Ozora’s and Tarō Misaki’s “Twin Shot”!

Ogihara, Yamaguchi, and Kotani of Cerezo Osaka Challenge Themselves with Recreating Tsubasa Ozora’s and Tarō Misaki’s “Twin Shot”!

The third PV has been released for the project in which trick shots from the world of Captain Tsubasa are recreated in real life by top J. League athletes.

Jun. 1, 2014 13:007

Character Visuals Revealed for Anime Adaptation of Tokyo Ghoul

Character Visuals Revealed for Anime Adaptation of *Tokyo Ghoul*

The broadcast of the TV anime Tokyo Ghoul will begin on Tokyo MX and other networks in July.

Jun. 1, 2014 07:002

Original Items and Limited Goods! Ichiban Kuji Kapibara-san × Earth Music & Ecology

Original Items and Limited Goods! Ichiban Kuji Kapibara-san × Earth Music & Ecology

Since his debut as a crane game character in 2003, Kapibara-san has been developed into books, CDs, and more, and now a collaboration with him and natural girly fashion brand Earth Music & Ecology has been initiated.

Jun. 1, 2014 01:002

Mamoru Oshii Directs Himself! Poster Visual Releases for Movie Patlabor Part 3: Episode 5: A Large Kaiju Appears

Mamoru Oshii Directs Himself! Poster Visual Releases for Movie *Patlabor Part 3: Episode 5: A Large Kaiju Appears*

Part 3 of The Next Generation: Patlabor, a large-scale project in which seven parts and a full-length movie are being released sequentially to theaters in Japan, will fly into theaters on July 12.

May. 31, 2014 20:0054

Your favorite ‘Attack on Titan’ characters dressed just like you!

Your favorite ‘Attack on Titan’ characters dressed just like you!

With the live action movie starring popular Japanese actor Haruma Miura slated for a much anticipated 2015 release, the world-wide frenzy over the ‘At...

May. 31, 2014 13:0035

Second PV for the Anime Sword Art Online II Releases!

Second PV for the Anime *Sword Art Online II* Releases!

The second promotional video for the TV anime Sword Art Online II, which will finally begin broadcasting on July 5, has been uploaded to YouTube.

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