It has been announced that the animated movie K: Missing Kings to release in Japan on July 12 (Sat.) will first premiere at large-scale anime events overseas.
Figure production is about to enter a new era!
When you hear of a city deeply connected to anime, what city do you think of? Whether it be Akihabara - the otaku paradise, or Ikebukuro which has been flourishing with female otaku lately, or Nagano where one can find rare anime goods, there are many cities in Tokyo that are deeply connected to anime.
Anime songs (anison) from Japan are currently highly popular overseas, with anison singers frequently holding concerts and events. Among these anison singers, one who is picking up considerable attention is Gero.
We give you an exclusive look at the design department of one of Japan’s foremost figure makers, Kotobukiya!
Fans are increasing all over the world! But, what kind of doll is a Pullip?
“Anison is a righteous magic that crosses borders and makes people smile in an instant.” - Shoko Nakagawa
Infiltrating the offices of renowned Japanese figure manufacturer Kotobukiya!
“The current age of otaku culture is a lucky time.” - Shoko Nakagawa
A new TV commercial created to commemorate the release of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd, a rhythm-action game that features Vocaloid Hatsune Miku, has created a huge stir.
For otaku who like anime, manga, and games, their home, in particular their bedroom, is a private space where they can showcase the full extent of their fandom through a carefully selected and arranged collection of figures, manga, games, and other otaku goods...
PVs for the opening and ending theme songs, a special screening of a PV of the upcoming live-action movie, and more!
On March 27, the award ceremony was held for the Cartoon Grand Prize, for which recommended works from 2013 are chosen from different categories by mainly bookstore employees. Winning the Grand Prize this year was Kaoru Mori’s manga The Bride’s Stories.
Let’s look at how otaku in Japan celebrate April Fools’ Day!
On March 15, 2014, representatives from Square Enix held an unprecedented event in a Los Angeles art gallery to celebrate the North American release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster.
The popular anime is collaborating with the first maid cafe, Cure Maid Cafe. The collaborative cafe, titled Kill la Kill Cafe, is open now until April 6 (Sun).
A “new edited version” of Season 1 will be broadcast on Noitamina in July! Psycho-Pass 2 will begin in October! And this winter, Psycho-Pass the Movie will have a countrywide roadshow release!
Here is everything about anime!
Fairy Tail is scheduled to make it's return on April 5, 2014. With that being said, the official Fairy Tail site, FairyTail-TV.com, recently showcased a brand new preview of the anime.
Nov. 19, 2013 13:002
Doraemon is not only Fujio F. Fujiko’s representative work, but is also well known as an anime. Next summer, the series’ first 3D CG animated film will be released. That film is titled Stand By Me Doraemon.
Nov. 19, 2013 07:000
From Nov. 20-24, a collaborative exhibit between illustrator Nankotsu Misakura and flower artist Guren called “Re:shadow” will be held in the main building of the former Tōmyōji temple in Yokohama Saikei-en.
Nov. 19, 2013 01:4511
TOM Japanese writer's report on the booths at Anime Festival Asia 2013! What gathered the most attention?
Nov. 18, 2013 13:008
God Eater 2 (PlayStation Vita/PSP) released by Namco Bandai Games on Nov. 14 is a continuation that takes place three years after the events of the popular God Eater Burst.
Nov. 18, 2013 07:009
Akihabara is probably a place that is synonymous with “otaku city” for most everyone. However, Ikebukuro is also quite the otaku city.
Nov. 18, 2013 01:002
P.A. Works is an anime studio that was established in 2000 in Toyama Prefecture. Since 2008, the studio has brought to the world many TV anime and animated films.
Nov. 17, 2013 17:008
The TV anime Blood Lad was broadcast this year from July to October. Even now after the broadcast has ended, there is huge news for fans to get excited about.
Nov. 17, 2013 11:0013
Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion released in theaters nationwide in Japan on Oct. 26 and is already a big hit. To match up with this release, many tie-in projects and new products are being announced in succession.
Nov. 17, 2013 05:001
The countrywide release of director Isao Takahata’s first new work in 14 years, The Tale of Princess Kaguya, is drawing near.
Nov. 17, 2013 04:383
An interview with Yuzo Takada, creator of Captain Alice and 3x3 Eyes!