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.
February 16, 2015
To honor an iconic gaming mascot's longtime contribution to the video game industry, Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid installed a statue of Pac-Man on its campus in December.
February 12, 2015
Kyoto-based Eizan Electric Railway Co. (Eiden) is operating a special "Kofuku Graffiti"-themed tram and offering special tickets featuring anime characters.
February 10, 2015
Marking its landmark 25th anniversary, the Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival, which showcases many films in a wide range of genres, including science fiction, fantasy, horror and animation, will be held Feb. 19-23 in Yubari, Hokkaido.
February 09, 2015
The second compilation film of the popular “Attack on Titan” animated TV series will hit cinemas on June 27, followed by the airing of the second season on the small screen in 2016.
February 05, 2015
A sequel to a live-action feature film adaptation of "Library Wars" is set for an October release under the title of "Library Wars: The Last Mission."
February 03, 2015
The latest episodes of “Chibi Maruko-chan,” a popular Japanese anime show about the daily life of a third-grader and her family, are now offered online almost simultaneously in China.
February 02, 2015
Veteran actors Shinobu Otake and Shinichi Tsutsumi will lead a star-studded cast in a live-action feature film adaptation of "Umimachi Diary" (Seaside town diary) slated to be released this summer.
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).