Interview with Yu Suzuki, Producer of the “Shenmue” Series

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.

Interview: Pianist Animenz

Amnush interview with anime song pianist, Animenz, right before his live performance in Japan!

Tokyo Game Show 2015 Kicks Off Sept. 17!

Tokyo Game Show 2015 (TGS), the world’s largest gaming event, will be held over four days, and over 220,000 attendees are expected!

Akihabara’s "Water Girls" Help Otaku Beat the Midsummer Heat!

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.

[J-Fashion] Swankiss Winter 2015 Collection: Merry Memory Go-Round

Come take a look at the latest Swankiss exhibition! These stunning designs will become available on Tokyo Otaku Mode this winter!

Comic Market 88 Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Edition

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!

Comic Market 88 Photo Report: Comical & Cool Edition

Enjoy 86 photos of comical and cool cosplay we spotted at Comic Market 88!

This Summer’s Comiket Brings in 550,000 in Attendance Over 3 Days!

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.

Paper Sculptor Tatsuya Takahashi Reveals His Production Process!

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.

[J-Fashion] My Enchanted Closet: Sophisticated New Japanese Style by OLIVE des OLIVE!

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.

A Brand New Fantasy World, "SNACK WORLD"!

Following Yo-Kai Watch, now, the fourth cross-media project has been announced!The concept for this time is “hyper casual fantasy,” a combination ...

2015 Summer Anime: If You Liked “That” You Might Like “This”

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’?”

“Boruto: Naruto the Movie” International Premiere & North America Release Date Announced!

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.

A Must-See for Comiket Attendees?! Morinaga Releases Video “How to Survive Comic Market”

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.”

Creator Interview: pomodorosa

Hitting the mark on popular illustrator pomodorosa’s feelings about his first commercial book of works.

A cafe where you can experience the latest in Harajuku pop culture has opened - the Kawaii Monster Cafe.

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...

The Amazing Anime Song Dance Performers, Real Akiba Boys!

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.

This Idol Group's Unique Music Video Features Umbrellas and Lanterns in Perfect Synchronization

“Though I know the petals will fall away…” Do these girls have a fantasy of falling in love with an illusion?!

WonFes 2015 Summer Photo Collection! Part 2: Sexy & Cute Edition

We introduce this time the gorgeous figures that colored the event halls!

[WonFes] We Explore the Evangelion 20th Anniversary Booth

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.

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Aug. 21, 2015 06:00

Fourteen Works, from “Attack on Titan” to “Yowamushi Pedal” - The Surprise MAD Animation by dAnime Store

Fourteen Works, from “Attack on Titan” to “Yowamushi Pedal” - The Surprise MAD Animation by dAnime Store

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

“Evangelion and Japanese Swords Exhibit” Visual Stunningly Recreated!

“Evangelion and Japanese Swords Exhibit” Visual Stunningly Recreated!

Pre-orders begin for Japanese-style doll of Asuka Langley Shikinami.

Aug. 20, 2015 14:00

Kunio Okawara’s Electric Car Design to Become an Anime?! A Unique Plan to Crowdfund Begins

Kunio Okawara’s Electric Car Design to Become an Anime?! A Unique Plan to Crowdfund Begins

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 10:00

Nendoroid Koujaku

Nendoroid Koujaku

Today’s main feature…

Aug. 20, 2015 07:16

[Español] Nendoroid Link: Majora’s Mask 3D Ver.

[Español] Nendoroid Link: Majora’s Mask 3D Ver.

Como sea, hoy echaremos un vistazo a…

Aug. 20, 2015 06:00

She’s a Cat and He’s a Dog. Japan is Like a Zoo with Character Types of Animals!

She’s a Cat and He’s a Dog. Japan is Like a Zoo with Character Types of Animals!

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

CineFix Announces the Top 10 Most Beautiful Animated Films in Movie History!

CineFix Announces the Top 10 Most Beautiful Animated Films in Movie History!

At No. 1 is that film released in 2013…

Aug. 19, 2015 22:00

Starry-Eyed Hello Kitty! Just the Way They Look in Showa Girls’ Manga

Starry-Eyed Hello Kitty! Just the Way They Look in Showa Girls’ Manga

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

October Anime “High School Star Musical” Opening Theme to Be Performed by Gero, Ending Theme by Team Otori Cast Members

October Anime “High School Star Musical” Opening Theme to Be Performed by Gero, Ending Theme by Team Otori Cast Members

This October, a new TV anime full of musical characters will begin broadcasting in Japan: High School Star Musical!

Aug. 19, 2015 06:30

[Español] Kaori Miyazono

[Español] Kaori Miyazono

En nuestro especial del día de hoy…

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