WonFes is Held, Products from New Anime and KanColle Unveiled!

It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!

Interview: Actor Ryunosuke Kamiki

An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!

Everything from the 17th *Pokémon* Movie is Here! Exhibit at Which to Experience the World of the Movie Opens

In celebration of the release of the newest Pokémon movie, Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, and the simultaneously screening short film Pikachu, What Kind of Keys Are These?, an exhibit called “Pokémon the Movie XY Exhibit: Let’s Meet Pikachu at the Roppongi Hills Observatory!” is taking place now.

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.

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Jul. 7, 2014 07:0011

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

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

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

Jul. 7, 2014 01:001

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods to Release in 400 Theaters in North America This Summer

*Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods* to Release in 400 Theaters in North America This Summer

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, which released in Japan in March 2013 and made 3 billion yen in box office revenue, will now release in North America this August.

Jul. 6, 2014 13:001

Pre-Orders Begin for Five Kawaii Sailor Moon x Honey Salon Tote Bags!

Pre-Orders Begin for Five Kawaii *Sailor Moon* x Honey Salon Tote Bags!

The second round of collaboration items from famous women’s apparel brand Honey Salon and Sailor Moon have been announced. On July 1, pre-orders began for five special collaborative tote bags.

Jul. 6, 2014 07:007

New Jewelry to Release for New World Saga of TV Anime One Piece

New Jewelry to Release for New World Saga of TV Anime *One Piece*

Joining the lineup are Trafalgar Law and Shirahoshi.

Jul. 6, 2014 01:007

Free! Eternal Summer Has Finally Begun, Haruka and the Gang Brace Themselves for a New Season

*Free! Eternal Summer* Has Finally Begun, Haruka and the Gang Brace Themselves for a New Season

The TV anime Free! Eternal Summer began broadcasting late night on July 2 on ABC, Tokyo MX, TV Aichi, and other networks.

Jul. 5, 2014 13:004

A Full Lineup of Popular Characters! Sanrio Character Ranking Cafe Opens for a Limited Time!

A Full Lineup of Popular Characters! Sanrio Character Ranking Cafe Opens for a Limited Time!

In celebration of the currently ongoing 29th Sanrio Character Ranking, a cafe has opened in Omotesando, Harajuku.

Jul. 5, 2014 07:002

World Premiere of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: SC English Dubbed Version to Be Held in Los Angeles at Anime Expo

World Premiere of *JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: SC* English Dubbed Version to Be Held in Los Angeles at Anime Expo

An English dubbed version has been made of the TV anime JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders, which continues to be a huge hit even in Japan. It has been announced that the world premiere of this version will be held in Los Angeles, U.S.

Jul. 5, 2014 01:0022

Ota-Q survey: What Japanese anime are you looking forward to for the summer season? The results are in!

Ota-Q survey: What Japanese anime are you looking forward to for the summer season? The results are in!

What summer anime are otaku worldwide looking forward to? Let’s first take a look at the rankings!

Jul. 4, 2014 22:432

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

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.

Jul. 4, 2014 13:005

Hyrule Warriors Fifth Gameplay Video Releases - See First Original Character, Sorceress Lana, in Action

*Hyrule Warriors* Fifth Gameplay Video Releases - See First Original Character, Sorceress Lana, in Action

On July 1, Tecmo Koei Games released the fifth gameplay video for its upcoming Wii U game Hyrule Warriors to release on Aug. 14.

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