March 10, 2014
More than $10,000 (1 million yen) in cash and prizes will be up for grabs this spring when the largest cosplay competition in the United States gets under way in Chicago.
March 06, 2014
The first animated feature film adaptation of "Space Brothers" will hit Japanese theaters on Aug. 9.
March 05, 2014
Horror-comedy hit "After School Midnighters" has made it big time in Italy, currently being showcased in more than 250 cinemas in the southern European nation, the largest-scale theatrical release for a Japanese anime in Italy.
March 04, 2014
Mizuho Nishikubo’s acclaimed anime “Giovanni’s Island” will be screened and compete in the feature film category at the 17th New York International Children’s Film Festival.
March 03, 2014
"Tiger & Bunny The Movie: The Rising" will be shown at theaters in 20 U.S. cities starting from March 14, barely one month after its Feb. 8 Japanese premiere.
February 27, 2014
The story of eccentric teenage boys competing to become the national high school table tennis champion will hit the country’s small screens this spring.
February 26, 2014
The sixth Hana Hiraku Korea Animation (Blooming South Korean Animation) festival will be held March 7-14 in Osaka, offering Japanese audiences a rare chance to see critically acclaimed animated films from South Korea.
February 25, 2014
The 27th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) will be held Oct. 23-31 at two venues, apparently to accommodate the increasing number of viewers to the event in the Japanese capital, organizers have announced.
February 24, 2014
The Evangelion and Japanese Swords exhibition kicked off in 2012 at the Bizen Osafune Japanese Sword Museum in Okayama Prefecture before wowing anime fans and sword enthusiasts in several cities across Japan.
February 20, 2014
Animation director and supervisor Kitaro Kosaka will appear at the 2014 edition of Japan Expo in France, an annual summer convention dedicated to Japanese culture, to be held July 2-6 at its usual venue of the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center, outside the French capital.
February 19, 2014
Anime creator Hayao Miyazaki and manga artist Rumiko Takahashi have been nominated for induction into the Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame for 2014, it has been announced.
February 18, 2014
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of “Godzilla,” Toho Co. has updated its official portal site and is offering brief introductions of all 28 titles of the monster movie series for fans.
February 17, 2014
The full-CG reboot of manga artist Leiji Matsumoto’s “Space Pirate Captain Harlock” was recognized as the best international animated feature at the fifth annual 3D Creative Arts Awards.
February 13, 2014
The English voice-over actors from the classic anime series "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon" will be the guests of honor at this summer's Anime Expo in Los Angeles.
February 12, 2014
British filmmaker Rupert Sanders has been tapped to direct the Hollywood remake of "Ghost in the Shell" for the DreamWorks studio, according to Deadline.com.
February 11, 2014
A gallery in Paris is holding an exhibition dedicated to manga legend Osamu Tezuka to mark the world premiere of the latest film based on his works.
February 10, 2014
The first of the two-part sequel to the live-action adaptation of "Rurouni Kenshin" swashbuckler manga and anime series will hit cinemas nationwide on Aug. 1.
February 06, 2014
Hayao Miyazaki’s “The Wind Rises” won the Annie Award for Writing in an Animated Feature Production, while “Akira” creator Katsuhiro Otomo claimed the Winsor McCay Award for his lifetime contribution in animation.
February 05, 2014
Abstract animation artist Mirai Mizue is no stranger to devising new ways to create celluloid wonder.
February 04, 2014
Readers struggling to choose from among the plethora of manga titles are in luck.