Weekly Shonen Jump Third Anniversary - Read Jump for Free! Campaign to Be Held in Seven Countries for Four Weeks! (1/19 - 2/15)

Limited Time Promotion Marks The Milestone With 4 FREE Digital Issues Featuring The Best Manga Including DEATH NOTE Creator Takeshi Obata’s Brand New Series And More!

Anime Los Angeles 2015 Photo Report: Americans Cosplay, Rain or Shine!

ALA 2015 took place at the LAX Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles from January 9-11.

Final Fantasy Artist Yoshitaka Amano and Kaiyodo President Shuichi Miyawaki Lead Seminar for Creators

Game Creative Exchange, a seminar for illustrators and art directors, was held at the National Art Center Tokyo.

Large-Scale Otaku Events to Be Held Within Two Weeks in Japan

The large-scale otaku event AnimeJapan will be held from March 20, while Comic Market Special, which is only held once every five years, will begin on March 28. They have a common keyword: Globalization.

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Ladies Edition

Introducing pictures of the female cosplayers who dazzled Comiket!

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Mens Edition

Introducing the cool, eye-catching male cosplayers of Comic Market 87!

The Winter Tradition, Comic Market 87, Starts its First Day!

Comic Market 87, the world’s largest event for selling and displaying doujinshi, started its first of three days on December 28.

Jump Festa 2015 is a Blast! Over 158 Thousand Visitors Attend!

Over the span of two days, Dec. 20 and 21, a grand gathering of events and content from popular works such as Naruto and One Piece unfolded! Not to mention, there was also a spontaneous disclosure of certain details about the next Naruto movie from the creator of Naruto himself!

New “Evangelion” Video Suddenly Releases Online

On Dec. 19, an Evangelion-themed piece by Studio Khara titled Until You Come to Me was released under Japan Anima(tor) Expo, a series of anime shorts produced by Hideaki Anno.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Action & Sci-Fi Edition

We bring you a look at the new anime that will premiere beginning in January and their trailers. Our second installment rounds up 10 series in the battle action and sci-fi genres.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Slice of Life & Comedy Edition

2014 has been a year of many hot anime, but it’s almost over. To all you anime fans wondering what kind of anime are in store for next year, here’s an introduction to the new anime beginning in January along with their trailers. In this first part, we’ll look at 10 slice of life, comedy, and school life series!

“I’m the Happiest Person in the World!” Says a Moved Minori Chihara at 10th Anniversary Birthday Concert at Nippon Budokan

Minori Chihara is well known as a voice actress appearing in many popular anime, including roles as Nagato Yuki in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Naze Mizuki from Beyond the Boundary, and more. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of her debut, Minorin, as she is affectionately called by her fans, performed “Minori Chihara 10th Anniversary Live - Sanctuary - Supported by Joysound” on Nov. 18 at the Nippon Budokan, the “holy land” for Japanese music artists.

Attack on Titan Exhibition Now Open! Features Life-Sized Colossal Titan

On November 28, the Attack on Titan Exhibit opened in Ueno, Tokyo.

American Comic Book Master Jim Lee Graces Akihabara with His Presence

Jim Lee gives a talk and live drawing demonstration in Akihabara!

"Knights of Sidonia" Movie Release Confirmed

It has been confirmed that a compilation of the popular TV anime adaptation of Knights of Sidonia will release in theaters. The release date is March 6, 2015.

"Attack on Titan" Second Season TV Anime Confirmed

It has been confirmed that the second season of the TV anime Attack on Titan is in the works for 2016.

A High School Girl Climbs a Hill! High Quality Short Anime Releases!

The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.

“Titan Montage” Released on *Attack on Titan* Exhibit Special Site!

In anticipation of the opening of the Attack on Titan Exhibit at the Ueno Royal Museum on Friday, Nov. 28, the popular manga has released a “Titan Montage” on the Attack on Titan Exhibit special site that allows visitors to choose faces and generate a Titan-style portrait.

Cute & Elegant! From Collaboration Series Between Fashion Doll Brand Pullip × *Sailor Moon* Comes Princess Serenity!

The collaboration series between fashion doll brand Pullip and Sailor Moon continues to expand, and many TOM fans have likely been looking forward to the introduction of the next Sailor Soldier.

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!

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Jan. 8, 2015 01:000

‘Kamisama Kiss: The Musical’ Performances Begin in March - Visual of Ren Yagami as Tomoe Also Releases

‘Kamisama Kiss: The Musical’ Performances Begin in March - Visual of Ren Yagami as Tomoe Also Releases

Julietta Suzuki’s popular manga Kamisama Kiss (serialized in Hakusensha’s Hana to Yume), which has 4 million copies in print, is getting its first stage musical adaptation. Kamisama Kiss: The Musical will run from March 21-29, 2015 at the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre.

Jan. 7, 2015 13:0011

Maximum the Hormone’s ‘F’ Chosen as Battle Song for ‘Dragon Ball Z’ Movie

Maximum the Hormone’s ‘F’ Chosen as Battle Song for ‘Dragon Ball Z’ Movie

The battle song to the movie Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection of F releasing countrywide in Japan on April 18 has been confirmed.

Jan. 7, 2015 07:003

A Look at TV Anime ‘The Heroic Legend of Arslan’ - Broadcast to Begin in April 2015 on MBS/TBS Sundays at 17:00

A Look at TV Anime ‘The Heroic Legend of Arslan’ - Broadcast to Begin in April 2015 on MBS/TBS Sundays at 17:00

The adaptation of The Heroic Legend of Arslan into a TV anime series was huge news when it was announced in November 2014.

Jan. 7, 2015 01:0012

Pre-Orders Begin on ACOS for ‘Cardcaptor Sakura’ Battle Costume & School Uniform

Pre-Orders Begin on ACOS for ‘Cardcaptor Sakura’ Battle Costume & School Uniform

ACOS, a cosplay specialty shop with 10 locations throughout Japan, has confirmed the release of the Tomoeda Elementary School uniform (female winter uniform) and Sakura Kinomoto’s costume from the hugely popular anime Cardcaptor Sakura.

Jan. 6, 2015 13:000

Kinnikuman Wears a Suit in PV for New Glico Product

Kinnikuman Wears a Suit in PV for New Glico Product

The first promotional video for Ezaki Glico’s new product “Pocky (Demitasse)” that uses Kinnikuman as its image character has been released online.

Jan. 6, 2015 07:0025

Will the Angels Finally Invade?! 2015 is the Year of ‘Evangelion’

Will the Angels Finally Invade?! 2015 is the Year of ‘Evangelion’

The official Evangelion site was renewed for the new year on Jan. 1. Many fans probably remember having their heart skip a beat when they saw on the site, in a familiar white font against black, the phrase “By the way, it’s 2015.”

Jan. 6, 2015 01:331

‘Space Dandy’ Soundtrack 2 Ranks in iTunes Awards 2014 Anime Category

‘Space Dandy’ Soundtrack 2 Ranks in iTunes Awards 2014 Anime Category

Winning the award for Best Anime in the music category, a category closely followed by anime fans, is the second soundtrack to chief director Shinichiro Watanabe’s TV anime Space Dandy, Space Dandy Original Soundtrack 2 Boobies Wonderland.

Jan. 5, 2015 10:000

‘Robot Girls Z Plus’ to Start in Spring 2015, Based Off Toei Manga Matsuri Feature Films

‘Robot Girls Z Plus’ to Start in Spring 2015, Based Off Toei Manga Matsuri Feature Films

The instant smash-hit anime short series Robot Girls Z, produced by Toei Animation, was aired on the Toei Channel from January to March of 2014. It has been announced that the continuation of this series will begin airing in the spring of 2015.

Jan. 4, 2015 22:004

Picking Manga-Based Movies for the First Half of 2015! ‘Maestro!,’ ‘Otoko no Issho,’ ‘Umimachi Diary’ & Other Notable Works

Picking Manga-Based Movies for the First Half of 2015! ‘Maestro!,’ ‘Otoko no Issho,’ ‘Umimachi Diary’ & Other Notable Works

Manga-based live-action films are becoming more and more a part of recent Japanese movies. There were many such releases in 2014, too, such as the Rurouni Kenshin series, Lupin III, Black Butler, and Blue Spring Ride, while in the first half of 2015 more than 10 manga are getting live-action adaptations.

Jan. 4, 2015 16:003

T.M.Revolution Announces Release of First Original Full Album in Four Years

T.M.Revolution Announces Release of First Original Full Album in Four Years

T.M.Revolution, a solo project by Takanori Nishikawa, has been widely active since his debut in 1996 and has become well known among anime and game fans through his theme songs.

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