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Apr. 16, 2014 13:001

An Anime Shopping District in the City of Anime?! The Asagaya Anime Street Finally Opens!

An Anime Shopping District in the City of Anime?! The Asagaya Anime Street Finally Opens!

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.

Apr. 15, 2014 13:000

Kagerou Project Mekakushi Dan Store to Open in Shinjuku

*Kagerou Project* Mekakushi Dan Store to Open in Shinjuku

The first episode of the TV anime Mekaku City Actors broadcast on April 12 at 24:00 on Tokyo MX, BS 11, and Nico Nico Douga.

Apr. 15, 2014 01:000

That's a Ticket?! The Impressive Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Art Exhibit Commemorative Ticket

That's a Ticket?! The Impressive *Space Battleship Yamato 2199* Art Exhibit Commemorative Ticket

Space Battleship Yamato 2199 has been well-received both as films and as a TV series, and a new theatrical release is planned for late autumn 2014.

Apr. 13, 2014 09:000

Haikyū!! Humongous Advertisement Illustrations Release in Six Cities, PV Also Releases

*Haikyū!!* Humongous Advertisement Illustrations Release in Six Cities, PV Also Releases

The Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) volleyball manga Haikyū!! has become an anime that is broadcasting during the spring season.

Apr. 12, 2014 19:000

Space Brothers Manga Exhibit: Replicas and Original Illustrations

Space Brothers Manga Exhibit: Replicas and Original Illustrations

Popular Japanese manga “Space Brothers,” depicting a story about two brothers dreaming of becoming astronauts together, will hold its first large scale exhibit.

Apr. 9, 2014 01:003

Attack on Titan Exhibition to Be Held This Winter at the Ueno Royal Museum

*Attack on Titan* Exhibition to Be Held This Winter at the Ueno Royal Museum

Starting with Hajime Isayama’s manga, the Attack on Titan series has spread to various other media worldwide, including a TV anime, theatrical anime, live-action movie, music, and spin-off manga. The series’ momentum shows no signs of slowing down.

Apr. 7, 2014 23:573

Entertaining Shop Space by Precure and Isetan!

Entertaining Shop Space by Precure and Isetan!

For its 10th anniversary, popular Japanese anime “Pretty Cure,” widely known as Precure, opens a pop-up at Isetan Shinjuku (2F). From Apr 1 to 15.

Apr. 5, 2014 03:131

Sanrio Character Ranking Group Selections Announced!

Sanrio Character Ranking Group Selections Announced!

A fierce fight is already brewing!

Apr. 4, 2014 01:004

Ebook Awards 2014 - Attack on Titan Takes the Top Prize!

Ebook Awards 2014 - *Attack on Titan* Takes the Top Prize!

On March 30, the eBook Awards 2014 Executive Committee announced the winners of the eBook Awards 2014.

Apr. 3, 2014 07:000

“Northward Bound JoJo Front" Throughout Japan & Then the World: JoJo the World Tour Begins

“Northward Bound JoJo Front" Throughout Japan & Then the World: JoJo the World Tour Begins

JoJo the World Tour began at midnight on March 29.

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