The Omoshiroi Nippon Video Award is Going On Now!

Win a FREE trip to Japan! Two winners and two guests will be invited to the cosplay paradise.

Is it Really REAL?! This Dreamy Alpacasso 100-Plushie Set is Unbelievably Kawaii!

Have the adorable dreams of otaku worldwide become real?! A surprising Alpacasso 100-plushie set is here!

I’m a Cat-Eared Maid Cosplayer! My Avatar Is Even Cuter!

A cosplayer tried AvatarPhone, a new kind of application capable of facial recognition linked with an avatar.

Momoiro Clover Z as Frieza Artwork Created by ANIMAREAL

On April 29, Momoiro Clover Z released their new single, “The Oath of Z,” the theme song from the Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' film. The art project ANIMAREAL became the focus of global attention when they created and released shocking overly-realistic visuals of the band as Frieza as an April Fool’s joke.

Sexy? Fetishistic? Heart-Throbbing Aimai Bishoujo Art Exhibit Begins

The exhibit Aimai Bishoujo Art Exhibit began on April 29. The venue filled with nothing but shocking works was lively from the very first day with many males and females in attendance.

Popular Steam Titles Are Now Available on TOM!

TOM is now selling game codes for Steam, the online game platform popular throughout the world.

Naruto Exhibition Begins in Tokyo!

The exhibit “Serialization Conclusion Commemoration: Masashi Kishimoto Naruto Exhibition” began in Roppongi, Tokyo on April 25.

Wagakki Band - A New Sensation and Power to Wow the World

Wagakki Band has garnered over 18 million views for their cover of the Hatsune Miku song “Senbonzakura” using traditional Japanese instruments.Their fantastic abilities and new sound sensation continue to attract attention even now.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [2/2]

The music unit GARNiDELiA has released many anime tie-in songs since their major debut last year. This time, we talked with the artists about their tie-in song for the upcoming TV anime Gunslinger Stratos, which is set to start broadcasting from April, as well as what comes next for the musical duo. Looking at GARNiDELiA’s profile, the vocalist is MARiA, while the composer…

Can It Be?! Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Game Teaser Released!

Although the news was released on April Fools' day through Nintendo Direct, this Shin Megami Tensei ​X​ Fire Emblem​ ​video trailer is most certainly real!​

‘Alpacasso: The Origin’ Receives Rave Reviews! Sequel Rumors Also Fly

Alpacasso: The Origin, a movie based on the popular plushie series Alpacasso, was released on April 1!

Comiket Special 6 Photo Report: Makuhari Messe Edition

Enjoy our gallery of more than 78 photos from the event!

Comiket Special 6 Opens! Event Held at Makuhari for First Time in 25 Years

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.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [1/2]

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 Soon to Tour the States

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.

Japanese Pro Soccer Team to Participate in Comiket Special!!

The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.

AnimeJapan 2015 Closes as a Grand Success!

The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Slice of Life/School Edition]

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!

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Action/Battle Edition]

Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!

Tokyo One Piece Tower Opens on March 13!

Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!

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May. 10, 2015 21:00

“God Eater” Broadcast Begins July 5; Main Cast Announced

“God Eater” Broadcast Begins July 5; Main Cast Announced

New information has been revealed for the TV anime God Eater based on the popular game of the same name.

May. 10, 2015 13:00

Woah, Kaneki is so HOT!

Woah, Kaneki is so HOT!

Tokyo Ghoul stage play unveils main visual featuring Yuki Ogoe as Ken Kaneki

May. 10, 2015 05:00

“Digimon Adventure Tri” Six-Part Series Coming to Theaters November 2015; Natsuki Hanae to Play Taichi

“Digimon Adventure Tri” Six-Part Series Coming to Theaters November 2015; Natsuki Hanae to Play Taichi

The huge hit anime Digimon Adventure which began broadcasting in 1999 reached its 15th year in 2014. At that time, the all-new anime Digimon Adventure Tri was revealed. Now the theatrical release date has been released.

May. 9, 2015 21:00

Curtain Rises on Kana Hanazawa’s Live Tour; Hanazawa Holds First Concert at Nippon Budokan

Curtain Rises on Kana Hanazawa’s Live Tour; Hanazawa Holds First Concert at Nippon Budokan

May 3 marked the first concert at Nippon Budokan for the live tour “Kana Hanazawa Live 2015: Blue Avenue.”

May. 9, 2015 13:00

How Can Masterpiece Anime Look This Cute as Donuts?!

How Can Masterpiece Anime Look This Cute as Donuts?!

A Dog of Flanders donuts introduced to World Masterpiece Theater donut lineup on May 7

May. 9, 2015 05:00

A Gathering of Popular Characters by Rumiko Takahashi - Rumic Collection Releases in July

A Gathering of Popular Characters by Rumiko Takahashi - Rumic Collection Releases in July

Rumiko Takahashi’s newest serialized work, Rin-ne, began broadcasting in April. In celebration, Animate will be releasing Rumic Collection character goods.

May. 8, 2015 21:00

[Video] There Are SIX Heroes?!

[Video] There Are SIX Heroes?!

Anime adaption of Rokka no Yuusha to air in 2015; will six chosen heroes stop Majin?

May. 8, 2015 13:00

Popular BL Comic “Udagawachou de Mattete yo” Gets Live-Action Adaptation; Main Character is Crossdressing High School Student

Popular BL Comic “Udagawachou de Mattete yo” Gets Live-Action Adaptation; Main Character is Crossdressing High School Student

The Boys’ Love (BL) manga Udagawachou de Mattete yo, published by Nippan, is getting a live-action adaptation that will be released at Shibuya Humax Cinema on Saturday, July 25.

May. 8, 2015 09:38

[J-Fashion] Step into Wonderland with Stunning Outfits from Neb aaran do!

[J-Fashion] Step into Wonderland with Stunning Outfits from Neb aaran do!

Welcome to our new Japanese fashion blog! Today, we’re excited to introduce you to Neb aaran do

May. 8, 2015 09:30

[Español] “Code Geass: Akito the Exiled” aumenta de 4 a 5 capítulos; “Itoshiki Monotachi e” llegará a los cines en Otoño del 2015.

[Español] “Code Geass: Akito the Exiled” aumenta de 4 a 5 capítulos; “Itoshiki Monotachi e” llegará a los cines en Otoño del 2015.

Lo más reciente de Code Geass, Code Geass: Akito the Exiled Chapter 3: Kagayaku Mono Ten Yori Otsu, se estrenó en cines el pasado 2 de mayo.

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