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. 12, 2014 13:00
Masashi Kishimoto’s popular manga Naruto concluded in the newest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) on sale Nov. 10. Using this timing, a new and official iOS and Android Naruto app was launched.
Nov. 12, 2014 07:00
New member Karen has been welcomed into ClariS and the group has announced the Jan. 7 release of their single, “Border.”
Nov. 12, 2014 04:09
Experience entertainment of an overwhelming scale and quality, featuring four popular brands from Japan that are renowned across the world. Time limited for 108 days from Jan. 23 (Friday) to May 10 (Sunday), 2015.
Nov. 12, 2014 02:41
According to recent news, snack company Koikeya’s tortilla chip series, one of their most popular, will collaborate with Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal.
Nov. 11, 2014 23:00
A figma has been introduced of main character Sakura Kinomoto from the masterpiece magical girl comic Cardcaptor Sakura wearing her outfit from the front cover of Vol. 1 of the comic.
Nov. 11, 2014 13:00
In Issue 50 of Weekly Shonen Jump on sale Nov. 10 is the conclusion to author Masashi Kishimoto’s popular manga Naruto. As a commemoration project, the editing department at Weekly Shonen Jump have reissued digitally the first serialization of Naruto in Issue 43 of Weekly Shonen Jump released in 1999.
Nov. 11, 2014 07:00
It seems the huge hit work Assassination Classroom serializing in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) will cause a whirlwind in 2015. The start of the broadcast of the TV anime series is set for Jan. 9, and a live-action movie will release countrywide in Japan on March 21. These two projects will be picking up attention from here on.
Nov. 10, 2014 23:28
The serialization of Masashi Kishimoto’s popular manga Naruto, which has been serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) since September 1999, has come to an end after 15 years.
Nov. 10, 2014 13:00
Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!
Nov. 10, 2014 07:00
Kantai Collection - KanColle, which started as a browser game and has become a phenomenon, has garnered popularity through expanding into various media including manga and character goods. In January 2015, the broadcast to the long-awaited anime will finally begin.