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 in Tokyo is currently being held for five days March 24–28. The exhibition will also be touring the States in April.
The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.
The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.
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!
Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!
Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!
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 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.
Inside a skirt, there lies a universe.
We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.
A talk with Mikeou, the creator behind this moe ita-curtain.
We spoke with Shirow Miwa, the manga artist and illustrator behind the cover of More Heroes and Heroines.
An exhibition of award-winning works for the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival was open from Feb. 4–15.
We spoke with illustrator Yuu, who designed “ita-curtains” featuring a Japanese-style Alice in Wonderland.
From famous characters of old, to characters from new series! The forefront of the figure world is right here!
We’re introducing through pictures the cool and comical creations spotted at the garage kit festival Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter]! Even Tokyo Ghoul’s Kaneki has finally become a figure?!
Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter] (WonFes), the world’s largest garage kit festival, was held at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex on Feb. 8.
Kuuchuu Yousai is an illustrator who draws incredibly adorable girls. Capturing every detail from the deepest parts of the eyes to the highlights on the hair, he depicts girls in a natural way. Currently, he does professional rough drawings and illustration work for games, while also leading a doujinshi circle called Pagupagu Magu, and has even released an ita-curtain on Tokyo Otaku Mode...
Nov. 17, 2014 23:00
Gundam Cafe’s Tokyo Station location will reopen on Nov. 19 as McDaniel Hamburgers Gundam Cafe Tokyo Station.
Nov. 17, 2014 13:00
An anime adaptation has been confirmed for My Love Story!!, a work serializing in the shoujo manga magazine Bessatsu Margaret (Shueisha). Along with this announcement on Nov. 13, the official teaser site also opened and the official Twitter launched.
Nov. 17, 2014 07:00
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.
Nov. 16, 2014 23:00
The no-lose character lottery “Ichiban Kuji: DreamStore Pikachu & Friends with Berries,” which is themed after Pokémon and includes 17 prizes total across nine tiers plus a Last One Prize - any of which you are sure to win, will begin on Saturday, Dec. 20 at book stores, Tsutaya, hobby shops, Pokémon Centers, and amusement centers throughout Japan.
Nov. 16, 2014 13:00
Mamoru Oshii Film Festival 2015, a joint project between Ikebukuro’s Shin Bungeiza rivival house and anime magazine Anime Style, will begin in next month.
Nov. 16, 2014 07:00
In celebration of the Nov. 12 (Wed.) release of the second volume Blu-ray of the TV anime Sailor Moon Crystal, it has been confirmed that a storyboard exhibit will be held for a limited time from Nov. 14-16 (Friday-Sunday).
Nov. 15, 2014 23:00
Introducing the strange creature Totoro from director Hayao Miyazaki’s My Neighbor Totoro, which is popular the world over, as a superior plushie.
Nov. 15, 2014 13:00
One Piece.com, a portal site for all things One Piece, opened one year ago in November 2013.
Nov. 15, 2014 07:00
From a collaboration series between Sailor Moon, the popular new series to which is available now on Nico Nico Douga, and fashion doll brand Pullip comes the third Sailor Soldier, Sailor Venus.
Nov. 14, 2014 23:00
Spanning manga, anime, movies, and even enormous exhibits, there is no sign of Attack on Titan’s popularity waning. On Dec. 9 (Tues.), the series will be introduced as an Ichiban Kuji titled “Ichiban Kuji Attack on Titan - March to Freedom.”