A concept cafe themed after the popular anime Macross Frontier has opened in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The pleasant restaurant overflows with everything Macross Frontier, from the decorations to the menu items!
It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!
An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!
In celebration of the release of the newest Pokémon movie, Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, and the simultaneously screening short film Pikachu, What Kind of Keys Are These?, an exhibit called “Pokémon the Movie XY Exhibit: Let’s Meet Pikachu at the Roppongi Hills Observatory!” is taking place now.
An interview with Yusuke Iseya, the actor who plays Shinomori Aoshi in Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends!
The popular school battle action manga is becoming a long-awaited anime!
The Akihabara landmark Akihabara Radio Kaikan has been born again as a new building with 10 above ground floors and two below ground floors!
Philip Ninj@ Morzez and Bradley Bond––how did their eccentric series Ninja Slayer, which has become a huge hit in Japan, get made? The two of them spoke about the source of their creativity.
Giovanni's Island debuts at Anime Expo 2014, and producer/screenwriter Yoshiki Sakurai talks about the film.
Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year.
Seven antique dolls called Rozen Maiden that possess their own will all aim to become Alice, the perfect doll, and battles unfold. A huge factor in the popularity of Rozen Maiden, a series of popular comics turned TV anime by Peach-Pit, can be said to be the loveliness of the antique dolls.
Take a look at the cosplayers of Anime Expo® 2014 with our photo report!
We asked Takahashi all about his paper sculptures of the members of μ’s!
The cable TV network WAKUWAKU JAPAN launched in Indonesia in February of this year and in Myanmar in June. The network broadcasts a variety of entertainment shows created in Japan.
A look back through pictures at the five day otaku event that took France by storm!
Introducing the (self-professed) Princess of the Bug Kingdom, Agitha!
On July 2, Shoko Nakagawa held a concert at the 15th Japan Expo being held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in France.
Perfectly replicated and especially scary! A life-size seated statue of Makoto Shishio from Rurouni Kenshin!
We looked into the work of Animareal, a group of artists devoted to extremely accurate recreations of anime characters.
Fans captivated by HELLO KITTY and the delicious sweets lined up one after the next!HELLO KITTY
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During Winter Wonder Festival 2014, Tokyo Otaku Mode took the time to cover the con, while capturing stunning photos of high-quality scale figures.
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The Tokyo Anime Award Festival Executive Committee and the Association of Japanese Animations have announced seven nominees for Anime of the Year at the Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2014.
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The Nico Nico Douga event Nico Nico Cho Kaigi 3 will be held on April 26 and 27 at Makuhari Messe.
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Totoro, Goku, Jigglypuff! Mattsun created tons of latte art by request!
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The comprehensive entertainment company Kadokawa––which covers publishing, videos, and more––is launching a new service in the realm of manga.
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"I’m sitting on a number of new project ideas." - Katsuhiro Otomo
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Introducing the first collaboration iced treat between Monster Hunter 4 × “Gatsun, to Grapefruit”!!
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2013 marked what would have been Fujiko F. Fujio’s 80th birthday. Even this year, many events and projects themed after Doraemon are planned.
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The Blu-ray and the DVD of the 2014 live-action film version of Gatchaman was released on March 5.
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The widely active Sebastian Masuda––a leader of Harajuku’s kawaii culture, art director, and producer of 6% Dokidoki––has begun his first one-man exhibit, titled “‘Colorful Rebellion’ - Seventh Nightmare,” in New York City.