November 26, 2015
Studio Ghibli’s tender melodrama "When Marnie Was There" is one of 16 titles up for Oscar consideration in the Animated Feature Film category, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced.
November 25, 2015
Characters from volleyball manga series "Haikyu!!" are set to join you for a drink.
November 24, 2015
Romantic comedy manga series “Kodai-ke no Hitobito” (Members of the Kodai family) will be adapted into a live-action feature film with a star-studded cast, including Haruka Ayase.
November 23, 2015
Seventeen leading cartoonists and illustrators are hooking up to pay homage to "God of Manga" Osamu Tezuka at an art event in December.
November 20, 2015
After attracting 11,500 participants in Taiwan, the “One Piece Run” footrace will be held in Okinawa Prefecture on March 20.
November 17, 2015
Space opera robot anime "Mobile Suit Gundam" is celebrating its 36th anniversary with a pottery technique that is more than three centuries old.
November 16, 2015
A live-action feature film adaptation of creepy sci-fi manga series "Terra Formars" is set to hit cinemas nationwide on April 29.
November 12, 2015
The Tokyo Anime Award Festival (TAAF) 2016 is accepting entries for its International Competition Program through Nov. 15.
November 11, 2015
Parents can expect to be begged for a trip to the Urban Dock Lalaport Toyosu shopping mall in Tokyo's Koto Ward, where the first "Yo-kai Watch" official shop is now open.
November 10, 2015
The third and final chapter of the “Initial D” film reboot series, “New Initial D The Movie: Legend 3: Mugen,” will hit cinemas nationwide on Feb. 6.
ANIME NEWS: 80 comic book artists from around the globe to appear at Tokyo International Comic Festival
November 09, 2015
Manga devotees will have the chance to meet 80 cartoonists from 16 countries at the Tokyo International Comic Festival 2015 on Nov. 15.
November 05, 2015
Lauded animation director Keiichi Hara has added another jewel to his crown by winning the Asiagraph 2015 Tsumugi Prize for his latest feature film, "Miss Hokusai."
November 04, 2015
Anime fans from across Japan will participate in a new real-life escape game based on the new “Lupin the Third” TV series in 28 cities from this November.
November 03, 2015
"Ronia, the Robber's Daughter" and "Shimajiro's WOW!" animated shows are in the mix for the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (IATAS)' 4th International Emmy Kids Awards.
November 02, 2015
The superhero anime series "Tiger & Bunny" may get a live-action, English-language Hollywood remake, it was revealed at New York Comic Con 2015 at the Javits Center in New York.
October 29, 2015
Underscoring its increased attention on a global scale, the Japan Media Arts Festival posted a record 4,417 entries from around the world between July and September, a 15 percent increase from last year, festival organizers announced.
October 28, 2015
Slam dunks and three-point shots will light up the silver screen when popular sports manga "Kuroko's Basketball" gets a full-length feature film adaptation.
October 27, 2015
Great news for film buffs: Anime maestro Hayao Miyazaki is coming out of retirement to make a short film.
October 26, 2015
Organizers are accepting applications to set up booths for AnimeJapan 2016, one of the nation’s largest anime events, and the accompanying Family Anime Festa for children and their guardians.
October 22, 2015
The second in the "Sinbad" animated film trilogy, "Sinbad--Maho no Ranpu to Ugoku Shima" (Sinbad: The magic lamp and the moving island) is set for release on Jan. 16, 2016.