Comiket Special 6 Opens! Event Held at Makuhari Messe, Chiba for First Time in 25 Years

Comiket Special, a special version of the well-known Comiket (Comic Market), was held on March 28–29, 2015. The event was held at Makuhari Messe for the first time in 25 years, since 1990 (Comic Market 39), and was the event related to Comiket to have been held there since that time.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [1/2]

GARNiDELiA has given us the opening theme songs for Mekakucity Actors, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Gundam Reconguista in G. We asked the group about their upcoming performance at Sakura-Con 2015 in April.

Sakura Exhibition 2015 Soon to Tour the States

Sakura Exhibition 2015 in Tokyo is currently being held for five days March 24–28. The exhibition will also be touring the States in April.

Japanese Pro Soccer Team to Participate in Comiket Special!!

The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.

AnimeJapan 2015 Closes as a Grand Success!

The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Slice of Life/School Edition]

Get excited - trailers for spring 2015 slice of life and school life anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list ahead of time!

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Action/Battle Edition]

Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!

Tokyo One Piece Tower Opens on March 13!

Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!

George & Mattsun [2/2]: A Shop Brought to Life by Latte Art

The two latte artists opened the cafe REISSUE in Harajuku, Tokyo. The slogan of the shop is “A place where you can enjoy the best latte art in the world.”

George & Mattsun [1/2]: The Pioneers of Latte Art Culture

George and Mattsun competed at the Latte 1 Grand Prix Championship held at Odaiba, Tokyo. It ended with Mattsun losing and having his face covered in pie.

Review: A Unique Photo Exhibition, Panchira 2015

Inside a skirt, there lies a universe.

Creator Interview: Laica Chrose

We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.

Interview with Illustrator Mikeou

A talk with Mikeou, the creator behind this moe ita-curtain.

Interview: Manga Artist Shirow Miwa

We spoke with Shirow Miwa, the manga artist and illustrator behind the cover of More Heroes and Heroines.

Review: The 18th Japan Media Arts Festival - Envision the Future Through Art

An exhibition of award-winning works for the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival was open from Feb. 4–15.

Creator Interview: Illustrator Yuu

We spoke with illustrator Yuu, who designed “ita-curtains” featuring a Japanese-style Alice in Wonderland.

Looking Back at WonFes 2015 [Winter]! Part 2: Photo Collection of Cute and Sexy Figures!

From famous characters of old, to characters from new series! The forefront of the figure world is right here!

Looking Back at WonFes 2015 [Winter]! Part 1: Photo Collection of Cool & Comical Creations!

We’re introducing through pictures the cool and comical creations spotted at the garage kit festival Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter]! Even Tokyo Ghoul’s Kaneki has finally become a figure?!

The 30th Anniversary of WonFes Was as Lively as Ever!

Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter] (WonFes), the world’s largest garage kit festival, was held at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex on Feb. 8.

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Mar. 12, 2015 16:49

Hatsune Miku VocaloP Special Feature: wowaka, Creator of ‘World’s End Dance Hall’

In honor of Miku Day on March 9, we’re introducing Vocaloid producers for Hatsune Miku! This time we feature wowaka, the creator of “World’s End Dance Hall.”

Mar. 12, 2015 16:27

Toy Fair New York 2015: New Figures Galore!

Toy Fair New York 2015: New Figures Galore!

Every year the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York hosts an industry event named Toy Fair. Toy Fair is one of the largest toy industry trade sh...

Mar. 12, 2015 13:00

Nyaruko-san Looks Super Adorable in a Wedding Dress!<3

Nyaruko-san Looks Super Adorable in a Wedding Dress!<3

The OVA Haiyore! Nyaruko-san F will be screened in select theaters starting May 30, 2015. Visuals for Nyaruko in a wedding dress were also unveiled!

Mar. 12, 2015 05:00

Anime Feature ‘Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni’ Begins Crowdfunding; Original Work by Fumiyo Kono, Directed by Sunao Katabuchi

Anime Feature ‘Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni’ Begins Crowdfunding; Original Work by Fumiyo Kono, Directed by Sunao Katabuchi

The anime movie project Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni (In This Corner of The World) opened its official site on March 8, 2015. Information about the movie such as its setting and production cast have been unveiled on the site.

Mar. 11, 2015 21:00

We’ll Show You the Essential Qualities of Papercrafting! Robot Soldier (Gardener Type) from Castle in the Sky to Release Late March

We’ll Show You the Essential Qualities of Papercrafting! Robot Soldier (Gardener Type) from *Castle in the Sky* to Release Late March

The robot’s body - is it made of metal, or maybe clay? Nevertheless, our medium will be…...you guessed it! We’ll show you! We’ll reveal the essential qualities of papercrafting!

Mar. 11, 2015 13:00

Get Your Hands on Dragon Ball’s Most “Godly” Edition by Watching the Movie!

Get Your Hands on Dragon Ball’s Most “Godly” Edition by Watching the Movie!

Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu no F JC Most “Godly” Edition by Akira Toriyama to be presented to first 1.5 million moviegoers

Mar. 11, 2015 05:00

What Munches and Gets Big, Puffy Cheeks?! New Coin Purses Featuring Hamster and Chipmunk Cheek Pouches

What Munches and Gets Big, Puffy Cheeks?! New Coin Purses Featuring Hamster and Chipmunk Cheek Pouches

When you look down into your bag, unexpectedly, you discover little rodents like squirrels and hamsters munching away! From the unique miscellaneous goods brand, You+More!, comes these new “Munching, Puffy-Cheeked Coin Purses.”

Mar. 11, 2015 03:00

Hatsune Miku VocaloP Special Feature: Hachi (Kenshi Yonezu), Creator of ‘Matryoshka’

In honor of Miku Day on March 9, we're introducing Vocaloid producers for Hatsune Miku! This time we feature Hachi, the creator of “Matryoshka.”

Mar. 10, 2015 21:00

PV Released for 2015 Film ‘Vitreous Flower Destroys the World’; Official Site Opens

PV Released for 2015 Film ‘Vitreous Flower Destroys the World’; Official Site Opens

It was previously announced that the original animation film Vitreous Flower Destroys the World would release in 2015. And it seems that, finally, the project has started in earnest.

Mar. 10, 2015 15:00

Gloriously Shining at No. 1 is…! Hatsune Miku Favorite Song Ranking No. 10–1!

Gloriously Shining at No. 1 is…! Hatsune Miku Favorite Song Ranking No. 10–1!

For the past three days, we have been announcing your favorite Hatsune Miku songs, and now we finally come to the top 10 songs on the ranking!

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