Anime

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); For our final interview in the Art of Figure Making series, we interviewed Norihiko Sakata, manager of BANPRESTO’s prize division and development team. Norihiko has created and produced multiple “ONE PIECE” figure series for amusement prizes found in game centers across Japan. We’ll learn about his “MASTER STARS PIECE” and
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); J-WORLD TOKYO is spicing up their theme park with some volleyball-themed goodness with a new Haikyuu!! event! From Sept. 2 to Sept. 28, visitors can enjoy the new “Haikyuu!! Aobajousai High in J-WORLD TOKYO” event with a special mini game, special menu items, and unique original goods. Plus, existing games
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Idolm@ster SideM anime project is taking off at full speed! In addition to a key visual and broadcast information, they also announced a special and a prequel episode that will be airing just before the series. The special program is titled “Idolm@ster SideM Broadcast Celebration SP St@rting Ceremony”, and
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A new visual from the first film in the upcoming Eureka Seven: Hi-Evolution trilogy was recently revealed in a mini web special! Amidst reddish hues, Renton stands with a sharp gaze directed at someone or something off screen, looking much more mature and jaded than usual. The reboot will finally
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A life-sized Unicorn Gundam statue based on Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn will be landing in Odaiba’s DiverCity Tokyo Plaza on Sept. 24, and to commemorate it, there will be all sorts of campaigns! The statue itself is massive at around 19.7m tall. Even better? It can actually change from Unicorn
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The CYBIRD x BAY HOTEL collaboration has returned, this second time boasting even more decorations and projects! This popular capsule hotel is decked out in beautiful Ikemen Sengoku graphics and other decorations including the 12 capsules on the 4th floor, the shower room, and the personal lockers of the 12
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Gundam Base Tokyo opened to grand fanfare in Odaiba on August 19th! It’s definitely the ultimate base for all Gunpla fans, with over 1,500 past models and a large number of limited edition kits available. This huge space is split up into three areas: the Shop Zone, the Factory
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); On Aug. 20, a new trailer was released for the upcoming second season of the TV anime series Love Live! Sunshine!!! Premiering Oct. 2017, the 33-second video shows the adorable school idol group Aqours undergoing rigorous training to fulfill their dreams of being true idols! Check it out below~ Developed
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sushi is easily the first thing to come to mind when talking about Japanese food. But sushi doesn’t just stop at being healthy and delicious, as it can appear in all kinds of practical or simply adorable forms. Check out our coolest sushi-inspired items below! 1. Try resting your weary
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Another summer, another massive Summer Comiket (NatsuComi) packed with some phenomenal goods, fans, and of course, cosplayers! The 3-day Comiket 92 event was held Aug. 11-13 at Tokyo Big Sight, and a whopping 500,000 fans visited with 160,000 on the first day, 150,000 on the second, and 190,000 on the
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Mobile game Idolish7 and chain store JINS have teamed up to present fans with their next pair of glasses! The lineup for this collaboration, titled “Idolish7 x Bandai x JINS,” is divided into two categories: premium and basic. Basic comes with an original case, a cleaning cloth, and a frame,
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Hatsune Miku is teaming up with JR Group’s NewDays convenience store for a special pop-up collaboration marking the tenth anniversary of the popular Vocaloid star. The NewDays x Hatsune Miku 831 Collaboration Shop will operate for a limited time only at NewDays stores and JR Akihabara station where Hatsune Miku
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Disastrous Life of Saiki K., an upcoming live action movie based on Aso Shuichi’s popular comedy manga, has revealed a video of three intermissions! Directed by Fukuda Yuichi, who is also the director and screenwriter of the movie, these clips feature Yamazaki Kento (Saiki Kusuo) in surreal situations where
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Commemorating the 20th anniversary of One Piece’s serialization, a special collaborative illustration by manga artists Sakamoto Shinichi and Komi Shinya is appearing in issue 18 of Grand Jump that went on sale on Aug. 16. Oda Eiichiro responded with an awesome illustration of his own, which can be found in
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Miike Takashi’s live action adaptation of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable is currently screening in Japanese cinemas! If you haven’t got the chance to see the movie itself yet though, don’t despair. You can get a feel for how the landmark franchise has been adapted in four newly released
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Earlier this month, the Tokyo Philaharmonic Symphony celebrated the 25th anniversary of Takeuchi Naoko’s Sailor Moon by holding an unforgettably beautiful concert! The event, titled “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Classic Concert,” was held at the Tokyo Geigeki Theatre on Aug. 2 and Aug. 3. True to the spirit of the
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Nothing says summer in Japan quite like watermelons, and it doesn’t have to be one of those incredible square ones. Heck, you’ve almost certainly seen an anime episode where the characters try break a watermelon on the beach during summer vacation and end up getting into some serious shenanigans! Now
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); With the anime adaptation announced just last month, Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens has issued the first update on its cast and crew. Macross Delta director Yasuda Kenji will direct the show which is set in the yakuza underworld of Fukuoka, with script and series composition by JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and Food
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