An array of new figures from hobby goods manufacturer Volks! With the theme “Up and Coming: New Challenge,” the event has breathed new life into everyone’s hobbying lifestyle!
Hearing that the Special Vehicle Section 2, Division 2 had been called out to Kichijōji in Tokyo, I went to go look.
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!
Nov. 23, 2013 15:002
A TV anime for the 4-koma manga Gochūmon wa Usagi Desu ka? which is currently serialized in Manga Time Kirara Max has been decided.
Nov. 23, 2013 13:0738
The touring “Evangelion and Japanese Swords Exhibit” will begin at The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo! Will it tour the world starting next year?
Nov. 23, 2013 09:0010
A limited present to be given out countrywide to the first moviegoers who see the much-anticipated movie Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission to be released on Dec. 27 has been announced.
Nov. 23, 2013 01:567
In the last third of November, Sega will implement the “Sega Lucky Kuji - Hyōka” in bookstores, rental shops, and other locations throughout Japan.
Nov. 22, 2013 13:004
On Nov. 19, Nippon Ichi Software released a gameplay video of the PlayStation 3 game Arcadias no Ikusahime.
Nov. 22, 2013 07:005
The previously announced anime adaptation of Hisashi Suzuki’s light novel Magical Warfare is finally drawing near.
Nov. 22, 2013 01:005
The anime Sakura Trick will begin broadcasting in January.
Nov. 21, 2013 13:0013
Nitroplus’ live mascot girl, Super Sonico, is picking up buzz thanks to the unthinkable decision to create a TV anime based on her.
Nov. 21, 2013 07:006
Since its release in Japan on Nov. 9, Patema Inverted has created a huge stir among movie fans and anime fans alike.