Interview: Actor Yusuke Iseya

An interview with Yusuke Iseya, the actor who plays Shinomori Aoshi in Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends!

"Absolute Duo" TV Anime Greenlit! Announcement Made on Stage at MF Bunko J Summer School Festival 2014!

The popular school battle action manga is becoming a long-awaited anime!

The Face of Akihabara Has Returned! Radio Kaikan Grand Opening!

The Akihabara landmark Akihabara Radio Kaikan has been born again as a new building with 10 above ground floors and two below ground floors!

Interview: "Ninja Slayer" Creators Bradley Bond & Philip N. Morzez [2/2]

Philip Ninj@ Morzez and Bradley Bond––how did their eccentric series Ninja Slayer, which has become a huge hit in Japan, get made? The two of them spoke about the source of their creativity.

Interview: Producer/Screenwriter of "Giovanni's Island" Yoshiki Sakurai

Giovanni's Island debuts at Anime Expo 2014, and producer/screenwriter Yoshiki Sakurai talks about the film.

Anime Expo 2014 Report: The Magic Returns for the 23rd Consecutive Year

Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year.

Cute and Elegant! Four Rozen Maiden from the Series *Rozen Maiden* Transform from Antique Dolls into Pullip Dolls?!

Seven antique dolls called Rozen Maiden that possess their own will all aim to become Alice, the perfect doll, and battles unfold. A huge factor in the popularity of Rozen Maiden, a series of popular comics turned TV anime by Peach-Pit, can be said to be the loveliness of the antique dolls.

Anime Expo Photo Report: Hot American Cosplay!

Take a look at the cosplayers of Anime Expo® 2014 with our photo report!

These Paper Sculptures Are Amazing! Love Live! Characters Reimagined Through Paper!

We asked Takahashi all about his paper sculptures of the members of μ’s!

Japan’s Masterpiece Anime and Tokusatsu Shows Are Now Airing in Indonesia! Let’s Take a Look at WAKUWAKU JAPAN!

The cable TV network WAKUWAKU JAPAN launched in Indonesia in February of this year and in Myanmar in June. The network broadcasts a variety of entertainment shows created in Japan.

Japan Expo Photo Report: Delivering the Latest in Japanese Culture from Paris!

A look back through pictures at the five day otaku event that took France by storm!

Action Videos of Wii U Game Hyrule Warriors Are Releasing One After the Next!

Introducing the (self-professed) Princess of the Bug Kingdom, Agitha!

Shokotan Makes Dreams Come True in Paris! Wildly Enthusiastic Concert Held at Japan Expo in France

On July 2, Shoko Nakagawa held a concert at the 15th Japan Expo being held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in France.

Life-Size Statue of the Deranged Lunatic Makoto Shishio Unveiled in Shinjuku!

Perfectly replicated and especially scary! A life-size seated statue of Makoto Shishio from Rurouni Kenshin!

Animareal: Bringing Anime Characters to Life

We looked into the work of Animareal, a group of artists devoted to extremely accurate recreations of anime characters.

PR Ambassador HELLO KITTY Appears at Charity Event “Macaron Day”!

Fans captivated by HELLO KITTY and the delicious sweets lined up one after the next!HELLO KITTY

Check Out These Trailers for Summer 2014 Anime! [2/2]

We’ve compiled trailers for anime beginning this summer for you to check out! In this second part, we’ll introduce 12 anime with stories of adolescence.

A Dream Collaboration Between Pullip and Sailor Moon Comes True! Introduction to Pullip Sailor Moon Through TOM-Exclusive Photos

“In the name of the moon, I will punish you!” This is a phrase that anime fans around the world are likely familiar with. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Sailor Moon, which is loved not just in Japan but all over the world.

Check Out These Trailers of Summer 2014 Anime! [1/2]

We’ve collected trailers of anime beginning in July! First, let’s take a look at 11 action anime overflowing with tense battle scenes and cool characters.

Anime Film Festival Ikebukuro Cinemachi Festival Held for the First Time!

Yet another new otaku event has been born in Japan! Ikebukuro becomes the city of anime films!

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Jul. 11, 2014 01:0037

Create an Original Sailor Scout Online - “Sailor Senshi Maker” Trending Overseas

Create an Original Sailor Scout Online - “Sailor Senshi Maker” Trending Overseas

“Sailor Senshi Maker,” with which you can create your very own original Sailor Scout, is gathering a lot of attention overseas.

Jul. 10, 2014 13:005

TV Anime Trinity Seven to Broadcast This Fall, Seven Girls Manipulate the Seven Deadly Sins

TV Anime *Trinity Seven* to Broadcast This Fall, Seven Girls Manipulate the Seven Deadly Sins

A TV anime is being made for the popular fantasy manga Trinity Seven - 7-nin no Masho Tsukai, which is currently serializing in Monthly Dragon Age (Kadokawa Fujimi Shobo).

Jul. 10, 2014 07:001

Even Ingrams Wear Seatbelts - Car Transportation Manner Poster Themed After Patlabor

Even Ingrams Wear Seatbelts - Car Transportation Manner Poster Themed After *Patlabor*

A tie-in campaign is underway between The Next Generation: Patlabor, to which seven chapters will release sequentially, and the National Police Agency.

Jul. 10, 2014 03:014

Japan’s Masterpiece Anime and Tokusatsu Shows Are Now Airing in Indonesia! Let’s Take a Look at WAKUWAKU JAPAN!

Japan’s Masterpiece Anime and Tokusatsu Shows Are Now Airing in Indonesia! Let’s Take a Look at WAKUWAKU JAPAN!

The cable TV network WAKUWAKU JAPAN launched in Indonesia in February of this year and in Myanmar in June. The network broadcasts a variety of entertainment shows created in Japan.

Jul. 10, 2014 01:000

Asagaya Anime Street

Asagaya Anime Street

This is your guide to a couple of Tokyo’s anime meccas!

Jul. 9, 2014 13:004

Momoiro Clover Z Dons Sailor Moon Outfits on Jacket of New Single, Moon Pride

Momoiro Clover Z Dons *Sailor Moon* Outfits on Jacket of New Single, *Moon Pride*

The jacket photo has been released for Momoiro Clover Z’s new single releasing on July 30, Moon Pride.

Jul. 9, 2014 07:002

Studio Pierrot to Produce Anime Adaptation of Akatsuki no Yona, a Far East Fantasy Serialized in Hana to Yume

Studio Pierrot to Produce Anime Adaptation of *Akatsuki no Yona*, a Far East Fantasy Serialized in *Hana to Yume*

A TV anime adaptation has been greenlit for the popular manga Akatsuki no Yona by Mizuho Kusanagi that is currently serializing in the shoujo manga magazine Hana to Yume (Hakusensha).

Jul. 9, 2014 04:000

HARAJUKU EVANGELION STORE

HARAJUKU EVANGELION STORE

This is your guide to a couple of Tokyo’s anime meccas!

Jul. 9, 2014 01:450

A Much-Discussed Work from Toei Animation and Nitroplus - Expelled from Paradise Trailer Releases

A Much-Discussed Work from Toei Animation and Nitroplus - *Expelled from Paradise* Trailer Releases

The original anime Expelled from Paradise will release theatrically in Japan on Nov. 15. This talked-about 3D CG work is a joint effort by Toei Animation and popular PC game developer Nitroplus.

Jul. 8, 2014 13:001

Gen Urobuchi Alludes to Madoka Magica Sequel During Talk Event Held at Anime Expo 2014

Gen Urobuchi Alludes to *Madoka Magica* Sequel During Talk Event Held at Anime Expo 2014

On July 4, Nitroplus member and creator Gen Urobuchi held a discussion panel at Anime Expo 2014 in Los Angeles, U.S. Participating in the panel were Urobuchi and CEO Takaki Kosaka, both from Nitroplus, as well as the CEO of Good Smile Company, Takanori Aki.

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