A heartrending, must-see story! A collaboration work by song diva Sade and animator Tsuneo Gouda titled By Your Side is born under charity project Zapuni.
"I’m sitting on a number of new project ideas." - Katsuhiro Otomo
Currently, Japanese anime culture is popular and widespread among the youth in Vietnam. Prominent in the anime culture, an eshi exhibition that has been held in many countries will come to Vietnam in early March 2014.
On Feb. 28, Katsuhiro Otomo’s poster exhibit “’Posters’ - Otomo Katsuhiro × Graphic Design” opened to the public. The exhibit features approximately 50 different pieces including artwork from Akira and collaborative advertisements.
A life-size model of the variable fighter Valkyrie VF-25F debuts at Tokyo Skytree!
“As my first art book, I’d say it’s pretty great. I can now die happy (laughs).” - RJB
“My favorite inspiration is naked women.” - RJB
Crypton Future Media, the company famous for producing and selling Vocaloids, organized an event called Snow Miku 2014 and matched it with the duration of the 65th Sapporo Snow Festival held in Sapporo, Hokkaido from Feb. 5 (Wed) to 11 (Tue).
A spring anime to watch out for! The long-awaited TV anime adaptation of a sports manga with over 3 million copies in print!
Our second photo report! Feast your eyes on the cute and sexy side of Winter Wonder Festival 2014!
We’ve put together a photo report of everything cool we found at Winter Wonder Festival 2014. Take a thorough look!
The company that gave birth to many popular characters such as Hello Kitty and My Melody, Sanrio, is organizing Sanrio Expo 2014 featuring new characters, new projects, and licensed goods for the 40th anniversary year of Hello Kitty.
Winter Wonder Festival 2014 was held on Feb. 9! The venue was colored with tons of beautiful figures!
The Wake Up, Girls! anime series began broadcasting on Jan. 10. To coincide with the beginning of the series, a film adaptation was released as well. What really sets this project apart though is that the rookie voice actors behind the characters are actually performing as the idol group in the real world!
Trailers for anime that will begin airing this spring have already started to be released. Here we’ll introduce 12 titles with trailers that have been released, including Season 2 of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and Gokukoku no Brynhildr.
What’s more important than a glamorous life?
The first new figure series to release in five years!
Challenging the wall of dimensions with passion and technology! The fans’ enthusiasm for three-dimensionalizing Miku is without borders!
Oct. 11, 2013 11:002
Kamen Rider Gaim, the newest work in the Kamen Rider series which is hugely popular with both kids and adults, began broadcasting on Oct. 6.
Oct. 11, 2013 05:002
Recently, interest in industries associated with Japanese pop culture––such as anime, manga, movies, and music––has increased in Southeast Asia. Announcements of new projects to promote such industries in this region are no longer a rare thing.
Oct. 11, 2013 00:478
On Oct. 26, Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion will begin playing in Japan.
Oct. 10, 2013 11:003
In commemoration of the opening of Shiseido’s main building, the Shiseido Ginza Building, a debut photo exhibit themed after Hirohiko Araki’s manga JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is being held in the Hanatsubaki Hall on the building’s third floor until Oct. 9.
Oct. 10, 2013 05:2610
On Oct. 10, as a part of Sunstar’s “Ora² Kyary Hamigakyu” project, collaborative frames between Ora² and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu called “Ora² KAWAii Camera” joined Otaku Camera.
Oct. 10, 2013 05:003
The Oct. 1 edition of Nintendo Direct, an online-distributed presentation in which Satoru Iwata, president of Nintendo, announces the latest news on upcoming titles, included a surprising announcement that fans were overjoyed with.
Oct. 10, 2013 01:0022
Starting on Sept. 30, Ookazenookorusama began taking online orders for collaborative tumblers between the manga One Piece written by Eiichiro Oda and the luxury crystal brand Baccarat.
Oct. 9, 2013 15:000
Bandai Namco Group’s Banpresto’s Ichiban Kuji “no-lose” character-themed instant lottery drawings have gained a good deal of popularity, primarily in convenience stores, and in mid-October, the company plans to release its latest drawing, “Ichiban Kuji: Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 7: Steel Ball Run”!
Oct. 9, 2013 09:0013
Tokyo Shutter Girl is the story of a female high school student who learns more about herself through interacting with the various people she meets while taking pictures as part of her school’s photography club.
Oct. 9, 2013 01:311
Continuing from the hugely popular Hello Kitty color contact lenses comes these My Melody color contact lenses from Destiny International.