August 27, 2015
The annual J-Pop Summit festival is making a big impact with the locals in San Francisco.
August 26, 2015
"Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F,' " the latest animated feature-film adaptation of the long-running manga and anime series, is already among the top 10 highest-grossing...
August 25, 2015
Wild stuff works in Japanese anime: World War II Japanese warships portrayed as "kawaii" (cute) schoolgirls is but an example.
August 24, 2015
Anime studio Shaft Inc. said it will kick off an art exhibition tour in November to celebrate its 40th anniversary.
August 20, 2015
Kodansha Ltd. is taking aim at U.S. manga fans with an upsurge in its English-language digital manga offerings.
August 19, 2015
Ghosties, ghoulies, heroes, villains and cuties will make the Tokyo district of Ikebukuro the capital of cosplay this fall with a huge Halloween street party.
August 18, 2015
Keiichi Hara's animated feature film "Miss Hokusai" wowed the jury at the 19th Fantasia International Film Festival, taking home three awards.
August 17, 2015
SHIMA, Mie Prefecture--A cartoon mascot that critics regard as "overly sexual and insulting" in its portrayal of traditional "ama" female divers has been amended after a...
August 17, 2015
Futuristic robot anime series "Mobile Suit Gundam" will be featured in a special program to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF).
August 13, 2015
Masashi Kishimoto's globally popular ninja manga series "Naruto" will be adapted into a live-action Hollywood film.
August 12, 2015
A special Evangelion-themed train will be riding the Sanyo Shinkansen Line beginning this autumn to celebrate 40 years of the bullet train service and the 20th anniversary of...
August 11, 2015
A Japanese robot cat from the 22nd century is flying over to Britain.
August 11, 2015
A subway train decorated from top to bottom with anime characters is running through the ancient capital of Japan to promote the Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair (KYOMAF)...
August 10, 2015
The 36th animated feature film of the long-running Doraemon series will hit Japanese theaters next spring.
August 06, 2015
The 2015 Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) will offer a special program dedicated to "Mobile Suit Gundam," organizers announced.
August 05, 2015
Internationally popular manga series “Fruits Basket” will make a comeback after a nine-year hiatus.
August 04, 2015
The Kawasaki City Museum is hosting a series of screenings of war films, including propaganda pieces, foreign movies and documentaries, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of...
August 03, 2015
All 45 “Doraemon” comic books were released in digital format for the first time to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Fujiko F. Fujio’s manga about the robotic cat from...
August 01, 2015
Tourists from abroad can now spend the night surrounded by their favorite anime and manga characters for that real “otaku” (geek) culture experience.
July 30, 2015
OITA--The huge head of the iconic titan from the popular manga series "Attack on Titan" is glaring down at pedestrians from above Oita Station.