Chaika | The Coffin Princess

  Shocking revelation! This might be one of Chaika's favorite senteces — at least she uses it frequently. But actually she is the shocking part of this anime. What is the most shocking thing about her is her mere existence....
  What would our favorite anime series be without their wonderful intros, outros and background music? Not half as interesting as they are, right? We all know those intros which are simply too catching to skip, the background songs we...
  Awfully beautiful drawing mixed with computer-based features on point, a decent storyline, lots of humorous elements and a super likable protagonist in between the mouth of hell and the more or less ’ordinary‘ New York City — Kekkai Sensen,...
  From 2002 to 2005 the Manga Elfen Lied by author Lynn Okamoto was published in 12 volumes in the magazine Weekly Young Jump. At first it was only available for a Japanese and Korean audience, but as soon as...
  Who else can not wait for 1st April to come? The long awaited second season of the popular Shōnen series Attack on Titan is finally about to air! Since December 2016 trailers have been released and increased the hunger...
  Clockwork Planet is a Japanese light novel series, written by Yuu Kamiya and Tsubaki Himana and illustrated by Shino. Kodansha has published four volumes since April 2, 2013 under their Kodansha Ranobe Bunko imprint. A manga adaptation with art by Kuro...
  An anime film adaptation of the sixth volume is scheduled to premiere on July 15, 2017. A trailer of the film was screened for the first time at the event, and the release date was announced to be 15 July...
  It was announced that the popular Otome-kei anime Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru second season is upcoming. On 26 March at AnimeJapan 2017 in Tokyo, the main cast of Touken Ranbu Hanamaru, Mitsuhiro Ichiki (Yamatonokami Yasusada), Toshiki Masuda (Kashuu Kiyomitsu) and Tarusuke...
  Chihayafuru  is a manga series written and illustrated by Yuki Suetsugu, serialised in Be Love and published by Kodansha. It is about a school girl, Chihaya Ayase, who is inspired by a new classmate to take up Hyakunin Isshu...

Puella Magi Madoka Magica

  In the fictional city of Mitakihara, Japan, a middle school student named Madoka Kaname and her friend Sayaka Miki encounter a small, cat-like creature named Kyubey. It offers a contract in which a girl may have any wish granted...
  Anime studio BONES announced today that they will be producing a new film trilogy for the popular franchise, Eureka Seven with the first film opening in Japan this year. The new trilogy has been titled Kōkyōshihen Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution (Psalms of Planets Eureka...
  Beyond the Boundary (Kyōkai no Kanata) is a Japanese light novel series written by Nagomu Torii, with illustrations by Tomoyo Kamoi. The work won an honorable mention in the Kyoto Animation Award competition in 2011. Kyoto Animation has published...
  Berserk  is the second season of the Berserk 2016 Anime, produced by LIDENFILMS, GEMBA and Millepensee. The anime was announced in September 2016 at the season finale of the 2016 series. Season 2 adapts the manga's fourth arc, Falcon...
  Kuzu no Honkai is a Japanese manga series by Mengo Yokoyari. It has been serialized in Square Enix's seinen manga magazine Big Gangan since 2012 and has been collected in eight tankōbon volumes. An anime television series adaptation by Lerche...
  Tokyo Ghoul is a Japanese dark fantasy manga series by Sui Ishida. It was serialized in Shueisha's seinen manga magazine Weekly Young Jump between September 2011 and September 2014 and has been collected in fourteen tankōbon volumes as of August...
  The Idolmaster (THE iDOLM@STER) is a Japanese raising simulation and rhythm video game series created by Bandai Namco Games (formerly Namco). The series primarily centers on the career of a producer who works with a group of prospective pop...
  The Blu-ray Disc for Kyoto Animation's film adaptation of Yoshitoki Ōima's A Silent Voice manga will ship on May 17. The limited first edition of the Blu-ray Disc will include two bonus new animation videos of AIKO's theme song...
  In 2008 the anime Macross Frontier was released followed by two movies in 2009 and 2011. In the anime series, Sheryl Nome is a popular idol singer in both movies. It was announced that she will be revived for...

4th Digimon Adventure

  The official website for the Digimon Adventure tri. six-part anime film series began streaming the second promotional video for Digimon Adventure tri. Sōshitsu (Loss). The video previews the story and relationships between the main characters and their Digimon. Following Meicoomon's...
  Kenka Banchou Otome's genre is a romance adventure game that talks about love with fists. It's actually part of a series called Kenka Banchou which features a male protagonist who fights to become the toughest guy in all of Japan,...
  A Certain Scientific Railgun is a Japanese science fantasy manga series written by Kazuma Kamachi and illustrated by Motoi Fuyukawa, which began serialization in the April 2007 issue of ASCII Media Works' Dengeki Daioh magazine. The manga is a...

Hakuoki | Kyoto Winds

  Idea Factory International announced on Tuesday that it will release Hakuōki: Kyoto Winds (Hakuōki Shinkai: Kaze no Shō) for PlayStation Vita on May 16 in North America and May 19 in Europe. The game will be available physically and digitally,...
  Persona 5 is a role-playing video game developed by Atlus for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. Persona 5 is chronologically the sixth installment in the Persona series, which is part of the larger Megami Tensei franchise. Published by Atlus in...
  The film will open in Japan on August 4, 2017. The film has been finished its overseas location shooting in Spain, and is now said to shooting in Japan. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by...

BanG Dream!

  BanG Dream! is a Japanese media franchise created in January 2015 by Bushiroad. It consists of the musical group Poppin' Party, which was formed in February 2015, as well as multiple manga series and an anime television series adaptation...

Seiren

  Seiren is an original Japanese romantic comedy anime television series directed by Tomoki Kobayashi at Studio Gokumi and AXsiZ. It premiered on TBS on January 5, 2017. Plot Shoichi Kanata is in his second year of high school and beginning to face...
  At Hidamari Apartments, famous for being a gathering place for weirdos, art student Yuno is surrounded by heartwarming friends of Yamabuki High School. While still getting used to bumping into bizarre and chaotic situations every day, Yuno starts chasing...
A legal dispute in Japan is threatening to shut down a business providing go-kart rides on vehicles on public street which look a lot like those from the video game products by Nintendo. Nintendo said in a lawsuit filed...

Masamune-kun’s Revenge

  Masamune-kun's Revenge is a Japanese manga series written by Hazuki Takeoka and illustrated by Tiv. An anime television series adaptation by Silver Link began airing in January 2017. The series premiered on January 5, 2017, and is broadcast on Tokyo MX, AT-X,...
  Space Battleship Yamato 2202: Warriors of Love is an upcoming Japanese military science fiction anime film series, and the sequel to Space Battleship Yamato 2199, originally based on the Space Battleship Yamato television series created by Yoshinobu Nishizaki and Leiji...
  Love Live! Sunshine!! is a Japanese multimedia project co-developed by ASCII Media Works' Dengeki G's Magazine, music label Lantis, and animation studio Sunrise. The project is a spin-off of Love Live! and revolves around a group of fictional schoolgirls who...
  Hell Girl  also known as Jigoku Shōjo: Girl from Hell, is an anime series produced by Aniplex and Studio Deen. It focuses on the existence of a supernatural system that allows people to take revenge by having other people...
  Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World is a Japanese light novel series written by Tappei Nagatsuki and illustrated by Shinichirou Otsuka. The story centers on Subaru Natsuki, a hikikomori who suddenly finds himself transported to another world on his...

Outline of Gundam The Origin

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin is a manga written and illustrated by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko. It is a retelling of the story from the 1979 anime television series Mobile Suit Gundam, of which Yasuhiko was the original character designer. An anime...

Ajin: Demi-Human

  Ajin: Demi-Human is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Gamon Sakurai. It was adapted into an anime film trilogy by Polygon Pictures between November 2015 and September 2016. An anime television series adaptation also by Polygon Pictures aired...

Anime Japan 2017 | Highlights

    Anime Japan 2017 is back with even bigger venues in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of animation in Japan. Anime Japan 2017 will be held in Tokyo Big Sight for three consecutive days ( March 23 - 26...

The Evolution of Love Live!

  Love Live! School Idol Project is a Japanese multimedia project co-developed by ASCII Media Works' Dengeki G's Magazine, music label Lantis, and animation studio Sunrise. The project revolves around a group of fictional schoolgirls who become idols in order to...
  Fullmetal Alchemist is an upcoming Japanese science fantasy action adventure film.  It is scheduled for release in Japan by Warner Bros. Pictures in December 2017. Fullmetal Alchemist (Japanese:  Hagane no Renkinjutsushi, lit. "Alchemist of Steel") is a Japanese manga series written...

Durarara!

  Durarara!!, often shortened to DRRR!!, is a Japanese light novel series written by Ryohgo Narita, with illustrations by Suzuhito Yasuda, that has also been adapted into a Japanese anime series. An anime adaption of the light novels was announced...

Kancolle: The Movie | Trailers

  KanColle: The Movie is a 2016 Japanese animated film adaptation of the video game series Kantai Collection. Kantai Collection, (translated as "Fleet Collection", subtitled as "Fleet Girls Collection"), known as KanColle for short, is a 2015 Japanese television anime series...

Fate/Grand Order | First Order

  An animated television film adaptation titled Fate/Grand Order: First Order aired on December 31, 2016. Fate/Grand Order is an online free-to-play role-playing game based on the Fate/stay night visual novel game and franchise by Type-Moon. The game is centered around turn-based...
  An anime television series adaptation, titled Tales of Zestiria the X,  was announced at the Tales of Festival 2015. The original plans for the anime was about Tales of Berseria and its promotion before its release, hence the reason...

Clannad is Life

  Clannad is a Japanese visual novel developed by Key released on April 28, 2004 playable on Windows PCs. While both of Key's first two previous works, Kanon and Air, had been released first as adult games and then censored...

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  The story was originally conceived by Jun Maeda, who also wrote the screenplay and composed the music with the group Anant-Garde Eyes, with original character design by Na-Ga; both Maeda and Na-Ga are from the visual novel brand Key,...
  The world they are in seems like an enormous Japanese boarding school populated by soulless, though realistic and harmless, NPCs who act like ordinary students and faculty. The only apparent enemy of the self-named Shinda Sekai Sensen (Afterlife Battlefront)...
  KonoSuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World! follows a boy who is sent to a fantasy world following his death, forming a dysfunctional party with a goddess, a magician, and a crusader to fight against monsters. A television anime adaptation by...

Yuri!!! on Ice

  Yuri!!! on Ice is a Japanese sports anime television series about figure skating. The series premiered on October 6, 2016 and ended on December 22, with a total of 12 episodes. It revolves around the relationships between Japanese figure skater Yuri...
  Anime Boston is an annual three-day anime fan convention held in the spring for three days in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The convention is the 8th largest North American anime convention as of 2016. Anime Boston was created and is...
  A 22-episode anime adaptation of the first four novels, directed by Yasuhiro Takemoto and produced by Kyoto Animation, aired in Japan between April 22 and September 16, 2012. A bonus original video animation episode was streamed online on UStream on...

Youjo Senki | Trailers

  On the front line of the war there’s a little girl. Blond hair, blue eyes and porcelain white skin, she commands the army with lisping voice. Her name is Tanya Degurechaff. But in reality, she is one of Japan’s...
    Blossoms for Tomorrow, as Hanasaku Iroha in Japanese original title, that centers around the very, very cute girl, Ohana Matsumae, as the heroine in the title, a 16-year-old living in Tokyo, who is left in the care of her...

Tales of Berseria

  Tales of Berseria is a role-playing video game developed and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Microsoft Windows. It is the sixteenth main entry in the Tales series. In Tales of Berseria players embark on a journey...
  As an introduction, to these men, the organization is their way of life. In a world separated into 13 wards, with each ward having an observation division controlled by the organization known as ACCA, a giant unified group full...
  The Anime series premiered on January 4, 2017, and is being broadcast on AT-X, Tokyo MX and BS Fuji. The original game was released on PlayStation Portable in Japan by Acquire on May 19, 2011. An updated version, titled Akiba's Trip...
  Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic is a 2017 Japanese animated film based on the Black Butler manga series written and illustrated by Yana Toboso. The film was premiered in Japan on January 21, 2017. The film will adapt the sixth...
  Blue Exorcist (Ao no Exorcist) is a Japanese action manga series written and illustrated by Kazue Kato. The manga has been read on Jump SQ magazine by Shueisha since April 2009, with chapters collected into eighteen books volumes as...
  Japanese authoritative and one of the oldest film journal Kinema Jumpo, revealed its record of the 10 best Japanese motion pictures of the year 2016, with animation film "In This Corner of the World " at No.1 as well as the journal awarded Katabuchi...

Your Name | Kimi no Na wa

  It was announced that Your Name., Kimi no Na wa animation film by Japanese director Makoto Shinkai will be shown in theaters in the United States and Canada on April 7, 2017, with in both the original Japanese with English subtitles...
  Seichijunrei in animanga culture is a term for visiting the real-life spots or scenes depicted in an anime or manga. Seichijunrei literally means Holyland pilgrimage, as the locations used as a setting or background in anime or manga are...

Cosplay scene in Tokyo 2016

  Cosplayers often interact to create a subculture and a broader use of the term "cosplay" applies to any costumed role-playing in venues apart from the stage. Any entity that lends itself to dramatic interpretation may be taken up as...
  Kirakira PreCure a la Mode or "Sparkling Pretty Cure à la Mode") is a 2017 Japanese popular magical girl anime series produced by Toei Animation, and the fourteenth installment of Pretty Cure franchise.  The series will begin airing on all All-Nippon...
Now it's Christmas time and after that this time of year has come Comiket, otherwise known as the Comic Market, is the world's largest fair of self-published manga and novels, held twice a year in Tokyo, Japan. Comic Market is...
  What do you know and like about Japan? Of course, it really depends on your interests and concerns to the country or its culture. Though conventions in various part s of the world relevant to Japanese culture are getting...
  SNOW MIKU 2017 is a festival in which SNOW MIKU (Hatsune Miku) enlivens Hokkaido in winter. As Crypton Future Media, INC., the company that planned and developed Hatsune Miku, is located in Sapporo, Hokkaido, SNOW MIKU festival has been...
  The Gatebox project will fulfill your wish to live with your favourite virtual character. The Gatebox's first character is named Azuma Hikari and will come in three different modes in communicating, actively speaking directly to you, answering back and communicating...
A Silent Voice (Koe no Katachi) is a 2016 Japanese anime school drama produced by Kyoto Animation. It is based on the manga written and illustrated by Yoshitoki Oima. The film premiered in Japan on 17th September 17 2016....
BABYMETAL in London: cute video from the Brixton O2 concert with English Subtitles.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4BdQ3lysIg

AKB 48 | Fortune Cookie

  AKB 48's Fortune Cookie for you guys:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7LQ5_24e6A&list=WL&index=62
  Ready for BABYMETAL's best live performances? Here they are:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5636Wde6MnA&list=WL&index=53

Perfume | WE ARE Perfume

Perfume's first documentary, WE ARE Perfume WORLD TOUR 3rd DOCUMENT, hit the theaters in Japan on 31st October 2015.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1zvI2M78J0

Pikachu dance in Yokohama

  Watch this cute Pikachu dance in Yokohama. It's lovely, don't you think?   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5T321QmwoPU
  Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is an upcoming fighting role-playing video game being developed by Dimps and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment based on the Dragon Ball franchise. It is the sequel to Dragon Ball Xenoverse and will release on...
  See the collaboration video of MIKU HATSUNE and TETSUYA NOMURA(SQUARE ENIX). It's a supercool project!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ois_Lzln1M8

Introducing DempaGumi.Inc

  Dempagumi.inc is a Japanese female idol group from Akihabara, Tokyo. Their music generally follows the style of a denpa song. All members are said to be former otaku.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImmCZWkqwbU

Wotagei

Wotagei or otagei refers to a type of dancing and cheering gestures performed by wota, fans of Japanese idol singers, involving jumping, clapping, arm-waving and chanting slogans. Wotagei is performed at concerts or at events such as anime and...

Dance cover of Miku Hatsune

  Look at that cute cover of Miku Hatsune's dance!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOO6KkSDynU
  Cosplay Selection Video from Comiket 90 in Tokyo. It's supercool, isn't it?   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0V_bJS-M_pc
  Comiket, otherwise known as the Comic Market, is the world's largest dōjinshi fair, held twice a year in Tokyo, Japan. Comic Market is held twice a year; once in August, and once in December. These are typically referred to as...

Kalafina | Blaze

Kalafina is a Japanese vocal group formed by the composer Yuki Kajiura in 2007, mainly to perform theme songs for the anime Kara no Kyōkai. The group first appeared in January 2008 with two original members from Yuki Kajiura's FictionJunction...

NMB48 | Boku wa Inai

NMB48 unveiled preview music videos for new single Boku wa Inai. The single features graduating key member Watanabe Miyuki as center. Their 15th single comes on five editions scheduled for release on 3rd August 2016.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1C74iQt2_I
  Katsucon 2016 takes place in Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, USA.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfTaP6uV4Yc
  The Red Turtle (French: La Tortue rouge) is an upcoming French-Japanese animated film directed by Michaël Dudok de Wit in his feature film debut. The film is a co-production between Wild Bunch and Studio Ghibli, and tells the story of...
Love for You is the fifth major (ninth overall) single released by Yumemiru Adolescence, released today! Yumemiru Adolescence is a Japanese idol group formed in June 2012. The idol unit currently consists of five members. The leader is Ogino Karin.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhZ5BjwJ7cg

Babymetal | KARATE

Babymetal (stylized as BABYMETAL) is a Japanese metal idol band. The concept of the group is a fusion of heavy metal elements mixed with electronical sounds and Japanese idol genres. BABYMETAL’s New Album METAL RESISTANCE is released simultaneously worldwide on...

Playstation VR

PlayStation VR, known by the codename Project Morpheus during development, is a virtual reality gaming head-mounted display developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment and manufactured by Sony, scheduled to launch on 13th October 2016. It is designed to be fully functional...

Hadashi de Summer

Nogizaka46's 15th single's title and cover have been revealed in TV on 1 July 2016! The single will be called Hadashi de Summer. Nogizaka46 is a Japanese Idol Group and the first rival group of AKB48.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUQQN7POquU&feature=player_embedded