Anime

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The 30th Tokyo International Film Festival has come and gone, sweeping the center of Tokyo into the yearly frenzy brought by good movies from all over the world. This year’s Animation category featured a spotlight on Hara Keiichi, the director of films like Miss Hokusai, Summer Days with Coo, and
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Get pumped and motivated everyday with the 2nd Attack on Titan daily desktop calendar! This time it’s the Attack on Titan Desktop Flip Calender: “I’ve Always Been Talkative” Levi Ver., a part of official Attack on Titan fansite Mingeki ​and ​Tokyo Otaku Mode product development project Attack on Your Wallet
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Japanese musician MISIA’s “Kimi no Soba ni Iru yo” is to be featured as the main title theme for the Fullmetal Alchemist live action movie. With the movie’s Dec. 1 release fast approaching, MISIA has released the cover art for the CD single as well as a collaborative photo with
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A new limited time event will have J-WORLD TOKYO experiencing a Shinsengumi takeover! The “Gintama Shinsengumi Crisis Arc in J-WORLD TOKYO” lasts from Nov. 11 to Jan. 8, 2018 and is based on the arc where Hijikata Toushirou comes into possession of a cursed sword! One of the highlights of
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Are you ready to step through the Anywhere Door to a world of unique Doraemon art? The Doraemon Exhibition Tokyo 2017 is now open to the public at the Mori Arts Center Gallery in Roppongi, Tokyo and is running until Jan. 8! A total of 30 participants (26 solo artists
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Gundam Docks, the ongoing series of giant Mobile Suit Gundam installations, arrives in Japan on Nov. 20. Gundam Docks at Tokyo Japan will bring 21 giant Gundam models plus a selection of other displays and limited edition merchandise to Japanese fans from Nov. 21, 2017 to Jan. 8, 2018. Making
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Plan on dropping by the JR Kyoto Station anytime soon? If so, a new service by Nestlé Japan will let you immortalize your recent travels with a personalized Kit Kat package! The service is called “Tabi no Omoide Kit Kat” and launched on Nov. 2. As the name suggests, the
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This January, the first Cardcaptor Sakura movie was brought back to theaters and was met with an overwhelming positive response. Following the success of the first movie, Cardcaptor Sakura Movie 2: The Sealed Card is getting a revival screening from Dec. 29 in nine movie theaters. Theaters screening the movie
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru compilation movie Makuai Kaisouroku (Interlude Reminiscences) opens in cinemas across Japan from Dec. 1. With the release only a few weeks away, a 60 second trailer has just been released featuring many of the series’ iconic Touken Danshi. The trailer also introduces the movie’s main theme –
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Residents in the Saga prefecture of Japan have already started celebrating the 1000th episode of Pokemon, which airs on Nov. 26~! All sorts of fun events are popping up between now and the beginning of next year, perfect for both kids and adults! For starters, the Saga International Balloon Festival
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Did you know that carrying something with your birthstone grants you divine protection and good fortune? Now that you do, it’s the perfect opportunity to introduce the newest Kit Kat candy series! Based on a unique and indulgent concept, the Kit Kat Chocolatory Birthstone Series will release gorgeous and limited
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Kyoto International Film and Art Festival 2017 was held for four days between October 12 and 15. This is the fourth year this festival has been held, and in honor of 2017 being the 100th year anniversary since the birth of Japanese anime, they added an Animation category to the
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Top jewellery brand U Treasure is teaming up with Sailor Moon for a new collection of necklaces and bridal rings. The Neo Queen Serenity Tiara engagement ring is available either in platinum (PT950) with 0.162ct diamond (280,000 yen), K18 white/yellow/pink gold with 0.162ct diamond (250,000 yen – pink gold is
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The first Pokémon anime debuted on Apr. 1, 1997. In the 20 years and 7 months (has it really been that long?!) that has passed since then, the series has been broadcasted 1,000 times ,including Advanced Generation, Diamond & Pearl, Best Wishes!, XY, and Sun & Moon! To celebrate this
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); One popular attraction for Kuroko’s Basketball is gearing up for an update at J-WORLD TOKYO! “Kuroko’s Basketball: Last Game – Special Room” was a popular 3D attraction where fans could experience the life of a basketball manager by guiding and practicing alongside life-sized characters like Kuroko Tetsuya. While the premise
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Swimming anime Free! has announced a new TV series, to premiere in summer 2018! When the anime first aired in 2013, Free! made a huge splash with its unique cast of swimmers and went on to gain countless fans and another season. Currently, its compilation movie Special Edition Free!-Take Your
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Tokyo Anime Center originally opened in Akihabara in 2006, but unfortunately closed on July 29, 2017 after 11 years. But you don’t have to miss it anymore – Tokyo Anime Center re-opened in the DNP Plaza in Ichigaya on October 28, 2017! We were able to attend the opening ceremony
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The international version of the Kud Wafter Anime Movie: A “Little Busters!” 10th Anniversary Spin-Off Project has reached its ¥3,000,000 goal in just 5 days! The project began on Japanese crowdfunding platform CAMPFIRE to create a 40-50 minute Kud Wafter theatrical anime movie, based on the popular Little Busters spin-off
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); For those cold winter days ahead, SuperGroupies has teamed up with hit anime Yuri!!! on ICE for a series of three tops and clutch bags themed around Katsuki Yuri, Victor Nikiforov, and Yuri Plisetsky. Sold separately, the tops and clutch bags are perfect for everyday use or even cosplay! The
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Small Planet designs, produces, and sells adorable character goods both within Japan and internationally, and they’re going as strong as ever with these adorable mugs based on the beloved and iconic Pokémon mascot Pikachu! There are two versions, the first of which has an all-yellow design and a little Pikachu
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Halloween is just around the corner, meaning it’s time to put on our Halloween costumes and go trick-or-treating~ In honor of the season, a survey was held to figure out which anime characters fans most want to cosplay, and here’s the ladies’ edition! For this survey, 123 people were polled
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Celebrating the 35th anniversary of Hara Tetsuo’s best known work, Fist of the North Star, its prequel Fist of the Blue Sky is to get a new anime adaptation. Set in ‘30s Shanghai, the series follows Kasumi Kenshiro (AKA Yan Wang) – the secret successor to the Hokuto Shinken martial
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Overwatch’s cyborg ninja, Genji, is set to become the fourth in Good Smile’s series of Nendoroid figures inspired by the game. The first male Overwatch character to receive the Nendoroid treatment, Genji’s neck is double jointed for extra flexibility. Enhanced joints in the chest also provide wider range of motion
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); As a part of an absolutely massive collaboration with SuperGroupies, 8 items each for 4 Attack on Titan characters are being released! These items are based on Eren Jaeger, Mikasa Ackerman, Levi, and Erwin Smith, and each of them has respective colors: red for Eren, blue for Mikasa, green for
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The live action Fullmetal Alchemist film adaptation will be opening on Dec.12 in Japan, and it’s also been announced that it will be screening in more than 190 countries! (c) 2017 Arakawa Hiromu / Square Enix (c) 2017 Fullmetal Alchemist Film Production Committee The original manga followed state alchemist Edward
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sailor Moon is celebrating its 25th birthday this year! One of the anniversary projects is a tie-up with U-Treasure, a brand specializing in character jewelry for adults. This happens to be the brand’s 20th collaboration project and the first with Sailor Moon. Sailor Moon started its road to success on
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); As we enter the fall season, it’s time to find out what anime fans are most excited for, and Tokyo Otaku Mode has held a survey to answer that very question! Sit tight and look out for your favorite titles, because here are the top ten of the most anticipated
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