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
We’ve compiled trailers for anime beginning this summer for you to check out! In this second part, we’ll introduce 12 anime with stories of adolescence.
“In the name of the moon, I will punish you!” This is a phrase that anime fans around the world are likely familiar with. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Sailor Moon, which is loved not just in Japan but all over the world.
We’ve collected trailers of anime beginning in July! First, let’s take a look at 11 action anime overflowing with tense battle scenes and cool characters.
Yet another new otaku event has been born in Japan! Ikebukuro becomes the city of anime films!
An anime adaptation is in the works for the cyberpunk ninja action series Ninja Slayer! We spoke with the series’ two creators!
The winners of the STEINS;GATE Future Visual Contest, which was held from May 1-31 in celebration of the release of the English version PC game STEINS;GATE, have finally been chosen.
You’ll find this kind of orchestra in Japan! A look at JAGMO, an orchestra that plays symphonic arrangements of music from popular Japanese games.
Mar. 2, 2014 01:0094
Kirito vs. Misaka?!
Mar. 1, 2014 13:001
An OVA will be released for Wild Adapter by Kazuya Minekura, a manga artist well known for the Saiyuki series.
Mar. 1, 2014 07:000
Giovanni’s Island, an anime movie that depicts a post-WWII drama taking place on the southern Kuril Islands, was released to theaters Japan-wide on Feb. 22.
Mar. 1, 2014 01:0010
The model of the live-action Titan is amazing!
Feb. 28, 2014 13:004
Since it’s release in 2008, the Hakuōki series of Shinsengumi-themed adventure games intended for females has acquired tremendous support.
Feb. 28, 2014 07:0021
A life-size model of the variable fighter Valkyrie VF-25F debuts at Tokyo Skytree!
Feb. 28, 2014 01:004
The channels to broadcast Mushishi: Zoku-Shō beginning this April have been decided. The anime will broadcast on Tokyo MX, GTV, Tochigi TV, ABC, and BS11.
Feb. 27, 2014 13:002
Shotaro Ishinomori’s special-effects TV drama Android Kikaider that began in 1972 is getting a reboot 40 years later.
Feb. 27, 2014 07:005
Yukijirushi, a mainstay in the Japanese dairy industry, celebrated the 50th anniversary of its popular product Yukijirushi Coffee in 2013 and began a project called “Our Yukiko-tan Project” for creating an official brand character.
Feb. 26, 2014 13:002
Konami will release its PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 game Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes on March 20.