April 23, 2014
To celebrate its 35th anniversary, the Nasu Highland Park amusement facility is offering a “Mobile Suit Gundam” special exhibition at its newly renovated Bandai Character Toy Stadium attraction in Nasu, Tochigi Prefecture.
April 22, 2014
To mark the centennial of the opening of iconic Tokyo Station, anime studio A-1 Pictures Inc. is making a special anime titled "Toki wa Meguru: Tokyo Station" (Time goes around: Tokyo Station).
April 21, 2014
A special section in a Tokyo bookstore dedicated to the works of manga maestro Osamu Tezuka opened on April 7, the birthday of Tezuka's most famous creation: "Astro Boy."
April 17, 2014
The space opera "Macross" anime franchise will be returning to TV with a new series.
April 16, 2014
A store intended to promote the Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair (KYOMAF) and the charms of Japan’s ancient capital has opened near Kyoto's Kawaramachi Station.
April 15, 2014
Kaoru Mori's manga series "A Bride's Story" won the 7th Cartoon Grand Prize, the event's executive committee announced.
April 14, 2014
After drawing more than 800,000 fans in Japan, the "One Piece Exhibition: Original Art x Movies x Experience," dedicated to the pirate manga series, is ready to set sail in Taiwan.
April 09, 2014
Science-fiction novelist Project Itoh's "Genocidal Organ" and "Harmony" will be adapted into anime feature films for 2015, Fuji Television Network Inc. said
April 08, 2014
Atsushi Wada's "Anomalies," Sumito Sakakibara's "E in Motion No. 2" and Mirai Mizue's "Wonder" will compete for the best short film award at the 2014 Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
April 07, 2014
A subway train decorated with characters from anime shows associated with Kyoto is running on the city’s Karasuma Line as part of a campaign promoting the Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair (KYOMAF).
April 04, 2014
The new “Sailor Moon” series will be simulcast worldwide in July under the title “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal.”
April 03, 2014
“By Your Side,” a stop-motion animation short film directed by Tsuneo Goda and featuring music by British band Sade, has been available for streaming since March 11, the third anniversary of the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake.
April 02, 2014
The 17th installment of the Pokemon movie series, “Pokemon XY the Movie: The Cocoon of Destruction and Diancie,” will hit cinemas nationwide on July 19.
April 01, 2014
Moyoco Anno’s autobiographical manga “Insufficient Direction” will come to life April 3 when it makes its debut as a short anime series broadcast on TV Tokyo Corp.’s late night anime support program “Animusu!”
March 31, 2014
Studio Ghibli Inc. producer Toshio Suzuki, anime songstress and voice-recording artist Nana Mizuki and manga creator Daijiro Morohoshi were honored at the government-sponsored 63rd Art Encouragement Prizes, the Agency for Cultural Affairs said.
March 27, 2014
Japan Expo USA, the U.S. edition of France's annual summer convention dedicated to Japanese culture, will be held Aug. 22-24, according to the official website.
March 26, 2014
The largest film festival for Japanese cinema held outside Japan is scheduled for May 27-June 1 in Frankfurt.
March 25, 2014
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Shirow Masamune’s manga “The Ghost in the Shell,” a special website was set up to provide information on related projects.
March 24, 2014
"Appleseed Alpha," a new film adaptation based on the comic book series by Shirow Masamune, is scheduled for release in the summer of 2014, the U.S. entertainment website IGN has reported.
March 20, 2014
The sixth edition of Hyper Japan, Britain’s largest celebration devoted to Japanese culture, will be held July 25-27 in London.