January 29, 2015
Details are now available on the directors and anime studios handling three much-anticipated animated feature film adaptations of Project Itoh's sci-fi novels.
January 28, 2015
Mass-participation escape games based on the "Attack on Titan" manga and anime series have been scheduled for three U.S. cities from February to April.
January 26, 2015
NTT Docomo Ventures Inc. announced an ambitious project in which it will team with experts to bring to life the fictional technologies found in the cyberpunk world of the "Ghost in the Shell" manga and anime franchise.
January 22, 2015
"The Last: Naruto the Movie," the latest animated feature film adaptation of the popular ninja manga series by Masashi Kishimoto, will be released in 20 major U.S. cities starting in late February.
January 21, 2015
The second half of the hit animated TV series "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders" returned to the airwaves in January, pursuing the Egypt arc.
January 20, 2015
“Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin,” a new animated series adapted from a manga of the same name by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, will start its run this winter.
January 19, 2015
Studio Ghibli Inc. co-founder Isao Takahata's "The Tale of the Princess Kaguya" walked away with Best Animated Feature Film award at the 8th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA).
January 14, 2015
Jiyong, a former member of the South Korean pop girl group Kara, will make her film debut in the much-anticipated live-action feature film adaptation of "Assassination Classroom."
January 12, 2015
Live-action "tokusatsu" (special effects) TV series "Garo" is set to make a huge return in 2015 with a second season of its TV anime series, feature film adaptations and several spin-offs.
January 08, 2015
Cyberpunk sci-fi film "Appleseed Alpha" made its long-awaited return home with its Japan premiere at the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival on Oct. 28.
January 07, 2015
The 7th chapter of live-action adaptation "The Next Generation: Patlabor" will serve as a sequel to "Patlabor 2: The Movie," an animated feature film released in 1993.
January 06, 2015
Tomy Co. will release a talking humanoid robot that has 1,000 or so phrases at its command and can sing about 50 songs.
January 05, 2015
“Stand By Me Doraemon,” the first 3-D-CG feature film starring the robotic cat from the 22nd century, has become one of the top-grossing Japanese films in 2014.
December 31, 2014
The third International Manga Festival was held last month at the Tokyo Big Sight convention center, drawing a large number of comic book fans to a venue that included more artist booths than last year's installment.
December 18, 2014
A trailer, key visuals, anime cuts and voice cast members for the much-anticipated feature film adaptation of the "Psycho-Pass" animated TV series are now available, raising expectations among fans.
December 17, 2014
Two Japanese titles are among 20 films up for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 87th Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said.
December 16, 2014
Comic Market (Comiket) is now accepting entries from overseas fan circles to join the Otaku Summit 2015 (Comiket Special 6), once reserved for Japanese speakers.
December 15, 2014
“Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal” will adapt the “Black Moon” story arc from the manga in a fresh run of episodes slated for the new year, it has been confirmed.
December 11, 2014
The official YouTube channel of “Expelled from Paradise” is streaming making-of videos of the animated feature film that show how the traditional cel look was incorporated into the 3-D CG movie.
December 10, 2014
X Japan drummer, pianist and songwriter Yoshiki debuted the official theme song for Sanrio Co.'s ubiquitous Hello Kitty on Oct. 29 in Los Angeles in front of more than 2,000 excited Kitty fans.