Game creator Yu Suzuki announced the production of Shenmue 3 at E3 and raised funds for the project through Kickstarter. We asked Suzuki, who is about to put his back into the project, about Shenmue 3 and his present state of mind.
Amnush interview with anime song pianist, Animenz, right before his live performance in Japan!
Tokyo Game Show 2015 (TGS), the world’s largest gaming event, will be held over four days, and over 220,000 attendees are expected!
On Aug. 23, maids and cosplayers gathered in Akihabara for a water sprinkling event, Uchimizu Musume Daishugō!! 2015, bringing some relief from the hot summer weather.
Come take a look at the latest Swankiss exhibition! These stunning designs will become available on Tokyo Otaku Mode this winter!
There was a huge gathering of female cosplayers at this summer’s Comiket! Here’s a huge helping of 174 high-impact cosplay photos from the event!
Enjoy 86 photos of comical and cool cosplay we spotted at Comic Market 88!
Comic Market 88, the world’s largest doujinshi event, was held from Aug. 14–16. This year’s Comiket, as it’s lovingly referred to, brought in approximately 550,000 people over three days.
TOM Special Creator Tatsuya Takahashi who has been attracting a lot of attention for his paper sculptures lets us in on his creative process with a brand new work.
Introducing new photos and info from the latest OLIVE des OLIVE exhibition! Women throughout Japan rely on this brand to fill their closets with cute yet elegant and grown-up style.
Following Yo-Kai Watch, now, the fourth cross-media project has been announced!The concept for this time is “hyper casual fantasy,” a combination ...
If you’re feeling a little lost about which anime you should watch next, you can check out other fans’ opinions by asking “If I liked ‘this’ will I like ‘that’?”
The North America release date of Boruto: Naruto the Movie has been revealed. The movie will premiere internationally on Oct. 10 at New York Comic Con, and it will be released in theaters throughout North America the same day as well.
inJelly will hold their first company booth at Comic Market 88. Along with this news, they have released an unofficial video that dramatically explains the rules of Comic Market titled “How to Survive Comic Market.”
Hitting the mark on popular illustrator pomodorosa’s feelings about his first commercial book of works.
A cafe and restaurant unlike any you’ve ever seen before, the Kawaii Monster Cafe, has opened in Tokyo’s Harajuku district which continues to transmit...
Over 50 million total views online! Representing Akihabara is the otaku dance team Real Akiba Boys! Each video they upload of them dancing to anime song openings quickly hits over 1 million views online, and their total view count is over 50 million. They have even earned popularity among those working in the anime industry who give them high praise.
“Though I know the petals will fall away…” Do these girls have a fantasy of falling in love with an illusion?!
We introduce this time the gorgeous figures that colored the event halls!
In celebration of this year being its 20th anniversary, a special Evangelion booth was set up at Wonder Festival 2015 Summer held on July 26. Crowds of Eva fans were mesmerized by the various attention-grabbing displays.
Aug. 21, 2015 06:00
The well-known anime streaming service dAnime Store. In time with Comic Market 88, dAnime Store has announced a surprise plan. That is the “Fantastic Anime Machine,” a MAD animation made available to the public on Aug. 14.
Aug. 20, 2015 22:00
Pre-orders begin for Japanese-style doll of Asuka Langley Shikinami.
Aug. 20, 2015 14:00
Mechanical designer Kunio Okawara’s “Ex Machina” is grabbing everyone’s attention. The Ex Machina is an electric car and a product of Okawara who has worked on things like anime.
Aug. 20, 2015 06:00
In Japan, we tend to use metaphors like “you’re like a dog/cat” to describe people. This comes from the image that dogs are friendly and show their love towards their owner very openly. On the other hand…
Aug. 20, 2015 03:00
At No. 1 is that film released in 2013…
Aug. 19, 2015 22:00
Despite her incredible status and starpower, Sanrio’s Hello Kitty (Kitty) is a Showa-born character that is well known for her generosity in accepting a wide range of jobs. In her second collaboration project with Glico, Kitty finds herself with pretty stars in her eyes, just like other popular characters in Showa girls’ manga.
Aug. 19, 2015 14:00
This October, a new TV anime full of musical characters will begin broadcasting in Japan: High School Star Musical!