October 20, 2014
A record number of anime fans descended upon the third installment of the Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair (KYOMAF) on Sept. 20-21.
October 16, 2014
A feature film adaptation of the "Psycho-Pass" animated TV series will hit theaters in Japan in January.
October 14, 2014
“Evangelion: 3.0+1.0,” the title of the next “Evangelion” animated film, will likely spark all sorts of speculation among fans of the series.
October 13, 2014
Space Battleship Yamato is set to sail from Hollywood.
October 08, 2014
Acclaimed filmmaker Mamoru Oshii's latest feature film will make its world premiere at the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF).
October 07, 2014
A woman from Tokyo became the 1.5 millionth visitor to the Fujiko F. Fujio Museum dedicated to Hiroshi Fujimoto, the manga artist best known for the internationally popular “Doraemon” series.
October 06, 2014
The 2014 Tokyo Game Show attracted 251,832 visitors during its Sept. 18-21 run, a decrease of about 6.7 percent from last year’s 270,197 but still the second-largest number in its history, organizers said.
October 02, 2014
A shop for fans of the "Evangelion" animated series will move to Tokyo's Ikebukuro district from Harajuku on Oct. 3.
October 01, 2014
A special exhibition devoted to Hajime Isayama's popular manga series "Attack on Titan" will kick off Nov. 28 at the Ueno Royal Museum in Tokyo.
September 30, 2014
Australian actress Margot Robbie will play the lead role of Motoko Kusanagi in Hollywood’s live-action adaptation of “Ghost in the Shell,” according to U.S. entertainment news website The Wrap.
September 29, 2014
The Tokyo International Film Festival will host a special exhibition Oct. 23-31 dedicated to "Evangelion" creator Hideaki Anno.
September 25, 2014
The production team behind the anime TV series "Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day" has begun work on an original animated feature film set in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, to be released in 2015.
September 24, 2014
Virtual singing sensation Hatsune Miku is set to mesmerize fans in the United States with a "live" performance in Los Angeles and New York in October.
September 23, 2014
Aiming to help unrecognized artists carve out a career in the anime industry, the Miyagi Sendai Animation Grand Prix 2015 competition is now open, with entries being accepted through Jan. 13.
September 22, 2014
The long-awaited sequel to sci-fi anime TV series "Fate/Zero" will make its simultaneous worldwide premiere on Sept. 28.
September 18, 2014
The popular 3-D computer animated "Stand By Me Doraemon" will be shown in theaters in 21 countries and regions after drawing enormous crowds at home since its Aug. 8 release.
September 17, 2014
Mizuho Nishikubo's film "Giovanni's Island" won the Satoshi Kon Award for Achievement in Animation, becoming the Best Animated Feature in the Animation Competition category at the 18th Fantasia International Film Festival.
September 16, 2014
GKIDS Inc., a U.S. independent distributor for animation and family-oriented entertainment, announced it has acquired North American rights to "The Tale of Princess Kaguya" for theatrical release in October.
September 15, 2014
Two manga-inspired films will have their world premieres at the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) this fall.
September 12, 2014
A new "Naruto" film adaptation will hit theaters Dec. 6, followed by a special exhibition scheduled for 2015.