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!

George & Mattsun [2/2]: A Shop Brought to Life by Latte Art

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 & Mattsun [1/2]: The Pioneers of Latte Art Culture

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.

Review: A Unique Photo Exhibition, Panchira 2015

Inside a skirt, there lies a universe.

Creator Interview: Laica Chrose

We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.

Interview with Illustrator Mikeou

A talk with Mikeou, the creator behind this moe ita-curtain.

Interview: Manga Artist Shirow Miwa

We spoke with Shirow Miwa, the manga artist and illustrator behind the cover of More Heroes and Heroines.

Review: The 18th Japan Media Arts Festival - Envision the Future Through Art

An exhibition of award-winning works for the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival was open from Feb. 4–15.

Creator Interview: Illustrator Yuu

We spoke with illustrator Yuu, who designed “ita-curtains” featuring a Japanese-style Alice in Wonderland.

Looking Back at WonFes 2015 [Winter]! Part 2: Photo Collection of Cute and Sexy Figures!

From famous characters of old, to characters from new series! The forefront of the figure world is right here!

Looking Back at WonFes 2015 [Winter]! Part 1: Photo Collection of Cool & Comical Creations!

We’re introducing through pictures the cool and comical creations spotted at the garage kit festival Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter]! Even Tokyo Ghoul’s Kaneki has finally become a figure?!

The 30th Anniversary of WonFes Was as Lively as Ever!

Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter] (WonFes), the world’s largest garage kit festival, was held at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex on Feb. 8.

Creator Interview: Kuuchuu Yousai

Kuuchuu Yousai is an illustrator who draws incredibly adorable girls. Capturing every detail from the deepest parts of the eyes to the highlights on the hair, he depicts girls in a natural way. Currently, he does professional rough drawings and illustration work for games, while also leading a doujinshi circle called Pagupagu Magu, and has even released an ita-curtain on Tokyo Otaku Mode...

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Mar. 15, 2015 21:00

‘Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition’ - Information Released on ‘Toad House’: Transformations, Power-Ups, and Everything You Need for an Adventure

‘Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition’ - Information Released on ‘Toad House’: Transformations, Power-Ups, and Everything You Need for an Adventure

On March 12, GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc. published on its official site “Toad House (Kinopio no Ie)”, a system in the Nintendo 3DS game Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition to be released on April 29.

Mar. 15, 2015 15:00

What comes to mind when you listen to Hatsune Miku songs?

What comes to mind when you listen to Hatsune Miku songs?

With this last report, our introduction to everyone's "voices" regarding Hatsune Miku draws to a close!

Mar. 15, 2015 13:00

Must-See! Latest ‘K’ Anime Season 2 Video & Visuals!

Must-See! Latest ‘K’ Anime Season 2 Video & Visuals!

New K anime visuals show members of Scepter 4; official season 2 site opens

Mar. 15, 2015 05:00

An Exclusive Figure with Each Issue! ‘Monthly Attack on Titan Official Figure Collection’ Announced

An Exclusive Figure with Each Issue! ‘Monthly Attack on Titan Official Figure Collection’ Announced

It has been announced that the Monthly Attack on Titan Official Figure Collection will be released on April 8. For 12 consecutive months, original figures of popular characters from Attack on Titan will be released one after the next.

Mar. 15, 2015 03:00

Hatsune Miku VocaloP Special Feature: doriko (Kiritan-P), Creator of “Romeo and Cinderella”

In this series, we introduce Vocaloid producers of Hatsune Miku songs! In the spotlight of this sixth feature is doriko (Kiritan-P), creator of “Romeo and Cinderella.”

Mar. 14, 2015 21:00

‘A Kite’ and ‘Mezzo Forte,’ The Shocking Works of Yasuomi Umetsu to Be Screened at the Shin-Bungeiza Theater

‘A Kite’ and ‘Mezzo Forte,’ The Shocking Works of Yasuomi Umetsu to Be Screened at the Shin-Bungeiza Theater

The Shin-Bungeiza theater in Ikebukuro, Tokyo will be holding a special late-night screening titled “Viscous and Shocking: The World of Yasuomi Umetsu,” presented collaboratively by the theater and the anime magazine Anime Style.

Mar. 14, 2015 15:00

Everyone Has Great Reasons to Love Hatsune Miku!

Everyone Has Great Reasons to Love Hatsune Miku!

This time we collect everyone's reasons for loving Hatsune Miku!

Mar. 14, 2015 13:00

Popular Game Developer Launches Anime Division!!

Popular Game Developer Launches Anime Division!!

Cygames announces the launch of its anime division; original anime project also underway

Mar. 14, 2015 05:00

‘Sarusuberi’ Movie Poster Released Featuring Bold Image of Oei

‘Sarusuberi’ Movie Poster Released Featuring Bold Image of Oei

The poster for the animated film Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai, which will be out in theaters on May 9 (Sat.), 2015 was recently released to the media. The large drawing of Oei front and center delivers a striking impression.

Mar. 14, 2015 03:55

Tokyo One Piece Tower Opens on March 13!

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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