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 01:008

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 01:001

“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 07:002

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 07:000

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.

Aug. 28, 2014 01:002

Yowamushi Pedal Stage Play - Next Up is Spin-Off Story of Hokone Academy’s Yasutomo Arakita

*Yowamushi Pedal* Stage Play - Next Up is Spin-Off Story of Hokone Academy’s Yasutomo Arakita

The newest stage play for Yowamushi Pedal will be performed from October to November.

Aug. 26, 2014 07:001

Tokyo Anime Award Festival to Be Held from March 19-23, 2015

Tokyo Anime Award Festival to Be Held from March 19-23, 2015

The schedule for the Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2015 (TAAF), which aims to be an international animation film festival that represents Japan, has been announced.

Aug. 25, 2014 07:002

Free! Eternal Summer is Part 1 - Rakuten Launches Online Lottery Site

*Free! Eternal Summer* is Part 1 - Rakuten Launches Online Lottery Site

Products that are won through drawing tickets in a lottery are as popular in the realms of anime and characters as ever. A secret to the success of these no-lose lotteries is that you don’t know what you’ll get. There have been many lottery products developed so far for convenience stores and other stores, but now fans can enjoy the fun online.

Aug. 24, 2014 13:000

Tower Records Collaborates with Free! ES - Special Events Include Store-Opening Announcements by Haruka & Makoto

Tower Records Collaborates with *Free! ES* - Special Events Include Store-Opening Announcements by Haruka & Makoto

The TV anime Free! Eternal Summer has been chosen as Part 11 of Tower Records’ collaboration project with anime, voice stars, and artists called “No Anime, No Life.”

Aug. 24, 2014 07:003

Mitsuko Horie, Mami Kawada, and Maon Kurosaki to Perform Rock-Inspired Hits at Rock Anison Rock 2014

Mitsuko Horie, Mami Kawada, and Maon Kurosaki to Perform Rock-Inspired Hits at Rock Anison Rock 2014

Anison Rock 2014, an anime song festival featuring nothing but female artists, will be held on Sept. 27 at Club Citta in Kawasaki.

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