Everyone has their favorite crushes in just about every anime, but it takes more than a great face to make true marriage material. Will they bring you soup when you’re sick? Surprise you with DVDs of your favorite anime? With that in mind, it’s time for a poll: who would make the best husband in
Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions the Movie: Take on Me doesn’t hit theaters until Jan. 2018, but don’t fret – there’s a new trailer to enjoy until then! Those who have the opportunity to watch in Japan might also want to think about pre-ordering their tickets. As with a lot of movie promotions, those who
It’s been a tough time for fans of The Disastrous Life of Saiki K., but that’s about to come to an end! The hilarious supernatural gag series by Asou Shuuichi will be airing its second season sometime in 2018. The surprise announcement was made on July 23 at a The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.
Popular smartphone game Cocktail Prince has broken the 150,000 registrations threshold but they aren’t just going to celebrate by kicking back with a drink – they’ve announced a special campaign to help see them through to 200,000! As a special thank you for helping to break 150,000 users, Cocktail Prince is giving away 2000 yen
The anime adaptation of the manga series It’s Difficult to Love an Otaku will premiere in Apr. 2018! A romantic comedy written by Fujita, the story follows the budding relationship of two awkward otaku after they reconnect as adults. Both exceptionally awkward, Momose Narumi is a fujoshi, while Nifuji Hirotaka is a game otaku! The
Welcome to the fourth interview in our Art of Figure Making series. This time we spoke with Akashi Tatsuhiko, founder of MEDICOM TOY, about his start in the industry, his way of management, the vision which led to BE@RBRICK, and more! About Your Job at MEDICOM TOY-What kind of duties are you responsible for at
2018 might still seem a long way off, but you can start planning for the wonderful year ahead already thanks to these stylish Sailor Moon themed diaries. There are two different designs available, Sailor Moon and Icon. The Sailor Moon design has an elegant gold silhouette on the front. You’ll also find a collage of
Kadokawa Group’s newest travel agency, Cool Japan Travel, Inc., and Willer Inc. are working together on a Kimi no Na wa. Cafe Bus based on the wildly popular film Kimi no Na wa. that earned more than 24.9 billion yen in the Japanese box office! The bus will drive fans around Tokyo, where much of
Excalibur, the Noble Phantasm of Saber, a.k.a. Artoria Pendragon, is coming to life through projection mapping and illuminations in the video “Fate Kishiou wo Gankai Sasete Mita Projection Mapping”! The publisher of the video, Gomi, is a member of the technical circle TechnoAlta, who created illuminated cosplays in the past through linking the movements of
The comical messages that Gintama author Sorachi Hideaki wrote in “Movie Gintama: Silver Memories Visual Book” have finally been revealed! Earlier this month, a sneak peek of part of the message revealed that Sorachi was hoping fan turnout would propel the live-action film ahead of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Now,
Legendary shonen manga One Piece has announced that the Straw Hat Crew will be plundering their way through a live-action drama! The first live-action venture of the series in its 20 years, it will be produced as an TV show by Tomorrow Studios, led by Marty Adelstein ( Prison Break, Last Man Standing ). Details
Judge of Knights, the third in the series of stage plays inspired by hit smartphone game Ensemble Stars!, has released a new visual! The visual features some of the already announced cast members including Hashimoto Shohei (Tsukinaga Leo), Takasaki Shota (Sena Izumi), Aramaki Yoshihiko (Sakuma Ritsu), Kitagawa Naoya (Suou Tsukasa), and Kitamura Ryo (Narukami Arashi).
Glittering gems and gorgeous jewels are treasured by just about everyone (for obvious reasons), but a cafe in Kyoto is adding a whole new level of appeal you’ve probably never considered! Sit down at the Usagi no Nedoko cafe and you’ll feel as though you’ve stepped into a rather inviting museum! Surrounded by displays and
Q-pot CAFE. is transporting visitors to the world of Sailor Moon through its latest magical collaboration! The Tokyo location will feature a Sailor Moon-themed menu along with some must-have limited edition goods until Aug. 20. There are 2 menus being prepared: an early one lasting until July 25, and a later one running from July
Ikemen Sengoku: Toki wo Kakeru ga Koi wa Hajimaranai, the popular anime adaptation of the hit ren’ai game by Cybird, is being released on Blu-ray! Both a regular version (6,800 yen before tax) and special limited edition version (9,800 yen) will be released on Clion Market on Nov. 29. 12 lucky people who pre-order the
First aired back in April, the 13th and final episode of The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls Theater was broadcasted on June 27. Not much time has passed, but it’s been announced that the 2nd season will already be airing this October! This series is based on the manga of the same name available within the Bandai
A third trailer for the upcoming live-action film JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable was released on July 7! In the short video, a clear preview of multiple Stand abilities are given. This includes Higashikata Josuke’s Crazy Diamond, Anguro Katagiri’s Aqua Necklace, and Nijimura Keicho’s Bad Company. Check out the trailer below and don’t fret
Eureka Seven: Hi-Evolution released a new trailer and a theatrical poster! The one-minute trailer features the main characters and sets the mood of the movie with impactful action scenes and drama. It also highlights the theme song “Glory Days”, which is performed by singer and songwriter Ozaki Hiroya, son of the late Ozaki Yutaka, who
Toji no Miko, an original anime project produced by Genco and animated by Studio Gokumi, has revealed a key visual as well as new characters! They also renewed their official site, which now features character bios including the names of their respective swords and fighting styles as well as illustrations by original character planner Shizuma
Animate Cafe and Idolish7 are teaming up to bring fans a starry collaboration cafe that’s worth visiting! In case you’re wondering what the occasion is, Idolish7 will be celebrating its two year anniversary in August. Kind of hard to believe how soon everything’s happened, right? Since 2015, Idolish7 has garnered over 1.5 million downloads and
The second season of the Osomatsu-san anime begins broadcasting this October. To celebrate the new season’s launch, a special event will take place at Shinjuku Bunka Center Hall on Oct. 6, at which all of the major voice actors are expected to participate! Voice actors for each of the sextuplets including: Sakurai Takahiro (Osomatsu), Nakamura
My Hero Academia will be entering its 2nd season beginning on July 8 (Sat.), so it’s only natural that it will be getting a new opening and ending in honor of the new chapter, but we finally got a sneak peek through some cuts from the opening! The opening theme is by amazarashi and is
We have exciting news for fans of Ikemen Sengoku, the CYBIRD otome game series that’s amassed over 17 million players worldwide! Several events for the series are taking place later this year, the first of which is called “Ikemen Sengoku: The Stage ~ Oda’s Army VS Kaizoku Mouri Motonari”. This performance will show from Aug.
Ever wonder why figures catch our eyes and fascinate us? Welcome back to the art of figure making, our interview series where we examine Japanese figure manufacturers and the different roles involved in creating the figures we adore! We headed to figure giant VERTEX and asked veteran figure sculptor HiROOM! about his career, sculpting, Super