Alpacasso: The Origin, a movie based on the popular plushie series Alpacasso, was released on April 1!
Enjoy our gallery of more than 78 photos from the event!
Comiket Special, a special version of the well-known Comiket (Comic Market), was held on March 28–29, 2015. The event was held at Makuhari Messe for the first time in 25 years, since 1990 (Comic Market 39), and was the event related to Comiket to have been held there since that time.
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!
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.”
Nov. 14, 2014 13:00
Earth Music & Ecology Japan Label is releasing items themed after the everyday clothes worn by the five magical girls in the movie Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion released in October 2013.
Nov. 14, 2014 07:00
Non Non Biyori is a comedy about the country life that has over 10 million copies in print and to which a second season of the TV anime has been confirmed.
Nov. 13, 2014 23:00
Comic It, a female-oriented comic magazine comprised entirely of original works and targeted mainly at “adult otaku women” in their 20s-30s, will launch next year.
Nov. 13, 2014 13:00
Seven-Eleven has released a one-of-a-kind collaboration car between Evangelion and Orochi called the Mitsuoka Motors Evangelion Orochi.