Sep. 16, 2014 07:000

Tokyo Game Show to Have First Ever Vocaloid Companion - Gree Booth Edition of 40mP’s “Yume Chizu” to Also Be Performed

Tokyo Game Show to Have First Ever Vocaloid Companion - Gree Booth Edition of 40mP’s “Yume Chizu” to Also Be Performed

Tokyo Game Show 2014 will be held at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex for four days, from Sept. 18-21. It has been revealed that the first Vocaloid companion in TGS history will be at this world-famous, large-scale gaming event.

Sep. 14, 2014 03:000

A Quarter Million People Visit Japan Festa in Bangkok 2014, Marin “Feel like a Hollywood Star!”

A Quarter Million People Visit Japan Festa in Bangkok 2014, Marin “Feel like a Hollywood Star!”

Japanese pop culture festival, Japan Festa in Bangkok 2014, was held in Bangkok, Thailand on August 30 and 31 (Local Time). 250 thousand people had enjoyed Japanese latest and traditional culture in the two days. Natsumi Abe and LoVendoЯ boarded its 10th holding from Japan.

Sep. 8, 2014 01:002

One Piece Fifth Popular Character Ranking to Be Held After Six Years, Vol. 75 of the Manga Releases

*One Piece* Fifth Popular Character Ranking to Be Held After Six Years, Vol. 75 of the Manga Releases

Volume 75 of One Piece was released on Sept. 4. This worldwide hit by Eiichiro Oda has broken through 310 million copies in print. This record grows ever bigger with the release of the new volume.

Sep. 7, 2014 13:002

Shoji Kawamori × Good Smile Company - Sanjigen Completes PV for “Hatsune Miku GT Project”

Shoji Kawamori × Good Smile Company - Sanjigen Completes PV for “Hatsune Miku GT Project”

A collaboration project between a racing team and mechanical designer Shoji Kawamori that was announced at Wonder Festival in February is finally getting off the ground.

Sep. 6, 2014 13:004

Casts from Popular TV Tokyo Anime Gather - Anime JAM 2014 to Be Held in December

Casts from Popular TV Tokyo Anime Gather - Anime JAM 2014 to Be Held in December

Anime JAM 2014 is a collaboration event that brings together the casts from popular TV Tokyo anime. According to an announcement made on Sept. 2, the event will be held in Hall 5 of the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex on Sunday, Dec. 14.

Sep. 2, 2014 13:000

Chara Hobby 2014 Was a Huge Success This Year as Well - 67,800 in Attendance, KanColle Booth Was Popular

Chara Hobby 2014 Was a Huge Success This Year as Well - 67,800 in Attendance, KanColle Booth Was Popular

Chara Hobby, a colossal event that brings together characters and hobby content, was held for two days this year on Aug. 23 and 24 at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex.

Sep. 2, 2014 01:0012

Become a Manga Translator! An Interview with the Manga Translation Battle Winner (Part 1)

Become a Manga Translator! An Interview with the Manga Translation Battle Winner (Part 1)

Recently, the Manga Translation Battle has been gaining attention as a gateway to success for aspiring translators. In this interview series, we’ll talk with previous winners of the contest about their past and what lies ahead for them as manga translators.

Sep. 1, 2014 01:0015

“Change Games, Change Play” - Tokyo Game Show 2014 Draws Near!

“Change Games, Change Play” - Tokyo Game Show 2014 Draws Near!

This year’s Tokyo Game Show will be held from Sept. 18-21 (open to the general public on the 20 and 21).

Aug. 30, 2014 07:003

Collaborative Festival Between Yowamushi Pedal and a Bike Race to Be Held on Sept. 7 at Chiba Velodrome

Collaborative Festival Between *Yowamushi Pedal* and a Bike Race to Be Held on Sept. 7 at Chiba Velodrome

A collaborative festival between Yowamushi Pedal and a bike race will be held on Sept. 7 at the Chiba Velodrome. The name of the festival is “Chiba Cycle Festa: Yowamushi Pedal Ride.”

Aug. 28, 2014 07:001

Squid Girl and Hisako Kanemoto to Meet on Stage for the First Time! What Will Happen at This Squid Girl Event?

Squid Girl and Hisako Kanemoto to Meet on Stage for the First Time! What Will Happen at This *Squid Girl* Event?

An event will be held for the series Squid Girl, the TV anime to which was broadcast from 2010-11. “First Meeting! ‘Squid Girl x Kanemoto Hisako’ Talk & Live Show!” will be held in the city on Nov. 1.

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