It has been announced that the animated movie K: Missing Kings to release in Japan on July 12 (Sat.) will first premiere at large-scale anime events overseas.
Figure production is about to enter a new era!
When you hear of a city deeply connected to anime, what city do you think of? Whether it be Akihabara - the otaku paradise, or Ikebukuro which has been flourishing with female otaku lately, or Nagano where one can find rare anime goods, there are many cities in Tokyo that are deeply connected to anime.
Anime songs (anison) from Japan are currently highly popular overseas, with anison singers frequently holding concerts and events. Among these anison singers, one who is picking up considerable attention is Gero.
We give you an exclusive look at the design department of one of Japan’s foremost figure makers, Kotobukiya!
Fans are increasing all over the world! But, what kind of doll is a Pullip?
“Anison is a righteous magic that crosses borders and makes people smile in an instant.” - Shoko Nakagawa
Infiltrating the offices of renowned Japanese figure manufacturer Kotobukiya!
“The current age of otaku culture is a lucky time.” - Shoko Nakagawa
A new TV commercial created to commemorate the release of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd, a rhythm-action game that features Vocaloid Hatsune Miku, has created a huge stir.
For otaku who like anime, manga, and games, their home, in particular their bedroom, is a private space where they can showcase the full extent of their fandom through a carefully selected and arranged collection of figures, manga, games, and other otaku goods...
PVs for the opening and ending theme songs, a special screening of a PV of the upcoming live-action movie, and more!
On March 27, the award ceremony was held for the Cartoon Grand Prize, for which recommended works from 2013 are chosen from different categories by mainly bookstore employees. Winning the Grand Prize this year was Kaoru Mori’s manga The Bride’s Stories.
Let’s look at how otaku in Japan celebrate April Fools’ Day!
On March 15, 2014, representatives from Square Enix held an unprecedented event in a Los Angeles art gallery to celebrate the North American release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster.
The popular anime is collaborating with the first maid cafe, Cure Maid Cafe. The collaborative cafe, titled Kill la Kill Cafe, is open now until April 6 (Sun).
A “new edited version” of Season 1 will be broadcast on Noitamina in July! Psycho-Pass 2 will begin in October! And this winter, Psycho-Pass the Movie will have a countrywide roadshow release!
Here is everything about anime!
Fairy Tail is scheduled to make it's return on April 5, 2014. With that being said, the official Fairy Tail site, FairyTail-TV.com, recently showcased a brand new preview of the anime.
Mar. 28, 2014 13:003
Director Shinichirō Watanabe and composer Yōko Kanno, both of whom worked on the 2013 TV anime Kids on the Slope, are joining forces once again.
Mar. 28, 2014 04:002
Episode 13 of Japacon TV, a show that introduces the popular subcultures of Japan, is titled “Dream Collaborations Between Anime and Commercials?! The Frontlines of the Anime Advertisement Business.” This episode is themed after collaborations between anime production companies, creators, and the commercial industry. In this first part, we will introduce the history and trends of commercials that utilize animation.
Mar. 28, 2014 00:237
Daimaru Matsuzakaya, a major department store in Japan, has released on a special site its original manga Nija & Jani.
Mar. 27, 2014 13:002
Wake Up, Girls! (WUG from hereon) is an idol group working in Sendai, far from Tokyo, whose continuity of activities was endangered right from the moment of their forming, and ups and downs continue to follow each other. Episodes 5-8, which we are now going to recap, are also a story of laughter and tears. Let’s take a look!
Mar. 27, 2014 04:3323
To celebrate the launch of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd for the PlayStation Vita, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia (SCEJA) have developed ...
Mar. 26, 2014 13:0015
Hitoshi Iwaaki’s popular manga Parasyte is becoming a TV anime.
Mar. 26, 2014 07:0018
The light novel The Testament of Sister New Devil published by Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko is becoming an anime.
Mar. 26, 2014 01:001
Mecha anime is a fundamental anime genre. So what kind of mecha anime is it that we really want to see?
Mar. 25, 2014 13:002
In commemoration of the Blu-ray box release of the TV series Galaxy Express 999, Seibu Railway has announced a “Galaxy Express 999 wrapped train.” The train is in service now for roughly half a month until April 4.