July 30, 2014
The new "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal" series began its much-anticipated worldwide simulcast July 5, with the first episode gaining one million views in two days.
July 29, 2014
"JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders" animated TV series made its English-dubbed debut on July 5 at the Anime Expo held in the Los Angeles Convention Center.
July 28, 2014
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Shirow Masamune's comic "Ghost in the Shell," an art exhibition devoted to the manga and anime franchise is set to start in Tokyo and Osaka in August.
July 24, 2014
Jump SQ is publishing a two-part manga spin-off of "Rurouni Kenshin" to celebrate the summer release of a two-part sequel to the live-action feature film adaptation of the romantic Meiji Era (1868-1912) swordsman fantasy.
July 23, 2014
"Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods," the latest feature film adaptation of Akira Toriyama's popular manga series, will hit about 800 cinemas in the United States and Canada in August for a limited release.
July 22, 2014
The number of companies and organizations that will set up booths at Tokyo Game Show 2014 is on pace to shatter the figure from last year, organizers said.
July 14, 2014
Soccer star Atsuto Uchida will provide the voice of a character in “Pokemon the Movie XY: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction,” the latest installment of the series that will hit cinemas nationwide on July 19.
July 11, 2014
Kodansha Ltd.’s monthly Nakayoshi comic anthology for girls has turned to a teenage artist to illustrate a new manga series.
July 10, 2014
Independent game developers planning to set up booths to show off their latest creations at the 2014 Tokyo Game Show are in luck, as industry giant Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. has stepped up and said it will foot the bill.
July 09, 2014
Fans of Pikachu and its pocket monster pals are in for a real treat.
July 08, 2014
Hayao Miyazaki’s final feature film, “The Wind Rises,” was released on DVD and Blu-ray disc on June 18, and the renowned anime director had an old friend and fellow industry titan helping him promote it.
July 07, 2014
A special art exhibition devoted to director Hiromasa Yonebayashi will be held July 18-28 to celebrate the release of “When Marnie Was There,” the latest feature film from anime house Studio Ghibli Inc.
July 03, 2014
The first half of the 16-episode “Ultraman Ginga S” series is set to hit small screens soon.
July 02, 2014
Yoriko Mizushiri's "Futon" was among four animated shorts from Japan that were honored at the 2014 World Festival of Animated Film in Zagreb, Croatia, held June 3-8.
July 01, 2014
The first episode of a newly edited edition of the “Psycho-Pass” animated series will premiere on July 10, followed by the sequel, “Psycho-Pass 2,” in October.
June 30, 2014
Entries for the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival will be accepted from July 7 through Sept. 2.
June 26, 2014
Leading anime house Production I.G Inc. announced that it is now working on "Miss Hokusai," a new feature film by critically acclaimed director Keiichi Hara.
June 25, 2014
Mizuho Nishikubo's full-length feature "Giovanni's Island" was one of three Japanese films to be honored at the 2014 Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France.
June 24, 2014
Four works by critically acclaimed anime artist Makoto Shinkai will be the focus of an exhibit at the Ooka Makoto Kotoba Museum in Mishima, Shizuoka Prefecture, offering fans a rare chance to learn about his creative process.
June 23, 2014
Akimi Yoshida’s critically acclaimed manga series “Umimachi Diary” will be adapted into a live-action feature film by Cannes-winning director Hirokazu Koreeda.