March 26, 2015
The 2015 Tokyo International Film Festival will run for 10 days instead of the usual nine, according to organizers.
March 25, 2015
“Stand By Me Doraemon” became the first full-CG animated film to win the coveted Japan Academy Prize for best animation of the year, the Japan Academy Prize Association has announced.
March 24, 2015
Authors Taiyo Fujii and Satoshi Hase have been awarded the 35th Nihon SF Taisho Award by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of Japan (SFWJ) for their works "Orbital Cloud" and "My Humanity," respectively.
March 23, 2015
Kazuhiro Fujita's popular 1990s manga "Ushio and Tora" will hit the small screen this summer.
March 19, 2015
AnimeJapan 2015 has appointed renowned cosplayer Alodia Gosiengfiao as its official ambassador.
March 17, 2015
A musical based on the popular "Naruto" ninja manga and anime series will hit stages across Asia in May.
March 16, 2015
With two new episodes, the "Ghost in the Shell: Arise" will hit the airwaves on April 5 as "Ghost in the Shell: Arise: Alternative Architecture."
March 12, 2015
"Saint Seiya: Soul of Gold," the newest addition to the popular "Saint Seiya" animated series, is scheduled for release online this spring.
March 11, 2015
A new "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal" series, known as the Dark Kingdom arc, is set to air in April.
March 10, 2015
Four feature films and four TV series were nominated for Grand Prizes in the Anime of the Year category at the 2015 Tokyo Anime Award Festival (TAAF).
March 09, 2015
The first official "One Piece" game app was released in China in January for iPhones and Android-based smartphones.
March 05, 2015
Osamu Tezuka's legendary "Astro Boy" will be adapted into a live-action feature film, Australian digital production house Animal Logic Entertainment has announced.
March 04, 2015
An exhibition dedicated to critically acclaimed anime director Makoto Shinkai will head off on a three-year tour across China.
March 02, 2015
The Japanese animation industry saw a huge drop in the number of feature films earning more than 1 billion yen ($8.53 million) at the box office in 2014, with only eight films crossing the threshold, according to a report compiled by Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan.
February 26, 2015
“Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin,” a new animated series from the space opera franchise, is set for global release after the first episode titled "Blue-Eyed Casval" hits Japanese theaters on Feb. 28.
February 24, 2015
Anime girls designed after super robots from the 1970s created by Go Nagai will be reunited when a sequel to the “Robot Girls Z” animated short series premieres in spring.
February 23, 2015
Manga, anime and video games will take center stage in a special exhibition at The National Art Center, Tokyo, this summer in the capital's Roppongi district.
February 19, 2015
The globally popular "Naruto" ninja manga series lowered the curtain on its 15-year run on Feb. 4 with the release of its 72nd and final volume.
February 18, 2015
A second in a series of video clips promoting a Maritime Self-Defense Force-themed bath salt is now available online, featuring characters in a motif of MSDF naval vessels.
February 17, 2015
AnimeJapan 2015 will open on March 21 with organizers aiming to attract 120,000 visitors for the second edition and adding events to appeal to children of elementary school age or younger and their families.