Anime

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Seattle anime convention Sakura-Con was held Mar. 30−Apr. 1 at the Washington State Convention Center, bringing in tons of eager anime fans! Among the special guests was Japanese rock band OKAMOTO’S, who performed a live concert on Saturday. Hailing from Shinjuku, the band is made up of four members: Okamoto
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Starting later this month, Benelic and Studio Ghibli is set to release phone cable covers based on three iconic characters: Catbus from My Neighbor Totoro, No Face from Spirited Away, and Ponyo from Ponyo! With their big open mouths and exaggerated expressions, the characters take on a hilarious appearance, almost
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Cherry blossoms appear all the time in Japanese media, and it sometimes feels like the spring anime season itself is dedicated to celebrating these flowers! So naturally, it’s a good time to see which anime make fans think of the beautiful blossoms. There were quite a few ties, though, so
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); There are a lot of ways to show your love for your favorite anime character from collecting plushies and artwork to cosplaying, but out of all the options, there’s something especially fun about throwing a birthday party for your character of choice! With March behind us, we can finally bring
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Light novel imprint Dengeki Bunko is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a charming figure of Sword Art Online‘s beloved heroine Asuna dressed in a bikini! This limited figure is a perfect recreation of the original illustration by artist abec, which was drawn in 2015 for the “Dengeki Bunko 3000 Title
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The eagerly anticipated new Sailor Moon musical has announced that it will double cast two teams formed from idol group Nogizaka46! For the stage musical performance, the members of Nogizaka46 will be split into Team MOON and Team STAR, which will alternate playing the five central Sailor Soldiers. Team MOON
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It’s an exciting time of the year with spring anime broadcasts having just begun, so Anime!Anime! held a survey in honor of the season to answer one question: which anime character with “Sakura” in their name is the best? A name like that is guaranteed to bring at least a
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The younger sister of twin maids working at the Roswaal mansion, Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-’s Rem has been caught in an adorably embarrassing moment in a new figure from SOUYOKUSHA. Sculpted by Slowpock x Jofuku, the figure perfectly captures Rem’s bashful expression as she poses awkwardly in her
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Karasuno High School Volleyball Club’s “Dependable Ace”, Azumane Asahi of Haikyu!! has made his debut on the Nendoroid court dressed in his team uniform! Asahi has been recreated faithfully in true Nendoroid style, right down to his slight chin-beard and his iconic man bun. He also comes with three interchangeable
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Manga author Mashima Hiro has revealed on Twitter that the final season of Fairy Tail will be broadcasting fall 2018. Mashima tweeted, “Sorry to keep you waiting. The Fairy Tail TV anime’s final season airs fall 2018!” From 2011 to 2016, the manga received anime adaptations spanning seven seasons, as
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The English version of hugely popular Japanese rhythm game BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! is finally out on iOS and Android! BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! is the top-grossing Japanese rhythm game to date. Preregistration for the international release opened in February, gathering more than 30,000 fans. In the game,
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Legendary Studio Ghibli co-founder and director Takahata Isao, renowned for works like Grave of the Fireflies, The Tale of Princess Kaguya and Only Yesterday, passed away at a hospital in Tokyo on Apr. 5. Takahata was born in Ujiyamada (currently Ise), Mie prefecture on Oct. 29, 1935. His first venture
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Arrange a meet-and-greet with your favorite light novelist with this new Nendoroid of the talented Yamada Elf from Fushimi Tsukasa’s Eromanga Sensei! Elf is more than ready to grace her adoring fans with her presence, wearing her trademark lolita dress adorned with all sorts of frills and ribbons, plus her
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The TV anime adaptation of Violet Evergarden reaches its conclusion this week with episode 13. However, according to an announcement made via the show’s official Twitter account, it won’t be the last we see of the Auto Memory Dolls as an entirely new anime project is currently in the works.
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A new collaboration between Detective Conan and watch brand INDEPENDENT will have time-conscious fans considering a watch upgrade as four models are now available for preorder via Premico Online Shop. The four models are themed after four main characters: Kudou Shinichi, Mouri Ran, Akai Shuichi, and Furuya Rei. There’s no
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); My Hero Academia the Movie: The Two Heroes, set for an Aug. 3 release, has just released its first teaser trailer! The first 30 seconds of the trailer provide a crash course in My Hero Academia history before the action switches to a mysterious island where the movie is set.
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Most people know about Studio Ghibli and its famous animated films that feature delightful characters, unforgettable storylines, and breathtaking scenery. Some may have watched every single film (perhaps twice or even three times), but not many know that numerous scenes found in the films are based on real locations in
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Fate/Grand Order’s Avenger Class Servant Jeanne d’Arc (Alter) dances up a storm in this elegant 1/7th scale figure! Sculpted by Nakamayan (Max Factory), the figure is inspired by Jeanne’s appearance in the Subspecies Singularity I: Isolated Demonic Realm: Shinjuku storyline as seen in FGO Project 1.5: Epic of Remnant. Elegantly
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The stage adaptation of Suzuki Nakaba’s popular fantasy manga The Seven Deadly Sins has released its very first visual along with the main cast and performance dates. Naya Takeru will play the protagonist, Meliodas, with Nogizaka46’s Umezawa Minami as Elizabeth Liones. Other cast members so far confirmed include: Arisawa Shoutarou
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sailor Moon and My Melody have joined forces yet again to offer fans a little slice of moon heaven in the form of a candy-themed collaboration cafe! The two also collaborated last Aug. to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Sailor Moon with a lineup of original goods. This time around,
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The beautiful Minamoto no Raikou from the popular smartphone game Fate/Grand Order is now up for preorder as a stunning figure by Bellfine! Scheduled to ship out in Oct. 2018, this Berserker-class Servant reaches a height of 250 mm at 1/7th scale. Superb detailing and sculpting offer a faithful reproduction
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Japanese artist Koujou Masayuki has brought Star Wars to life with breathtaking sumi-e canvas prints available on the EC platform Collab Japan! Four versions are available including Darth Vader, Captain Phasma, Stormtrooper, and Darth Maul. The dynamic designs are inspired by “bujin-ga”, a style of painting meant to capture the
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