July 25, 2014
Roughly 1,000 people filled the cultural center in Iga, Mie Prefecture, to hear an artist who has struggled in relative obscurity in Japan but is perhaps the most famous...
July 24, 2014
Jump SQ is publishing a two-part manga spin-off of "Rurouni Kenshin" to celebrate the summer release of a two-part sequel to the live-action feature film adaptation of the...
July 23, 2014
"Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods," the latest feature film adaptation of Akira Toriyama's popular manga series, will hit about 800 cinemas in the United States and Canada in...
July 22, 2014
The number of companies and organizations that will set up booths at Tokyo Game Show 2014 is on pace to shatter the figure from last year, organizers said.
July 14, 2014
Soccer star Atsuto Uchida will provide the voice of a character in “Pokemon the Movie XY: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction,” the latest installment of the series that...
July 11, 2014
Kodansha Ltd.’s monthly Nakayoshi comic anthology for girls has turned to a teenage artist to illustrate a new manga series.
July 10, 2014
Independent game developers planning to set up booths to show off their latest creations at the 2014 Tokyo Game Show are in luck, as industry giant Sony Computer Entertainment...
July 09, 2014
Fans of Pikachu and its pocket monster pals are in for a real treat.
July 08, 2014
Hayao Miyazaki’s final feature film, “The Wind Rises,” was released on DVD and Blu-ray disc on June 18, and the renowned anime director had an old friend and fellow...
July 07, 2014
Fujiko Fujio A said the world of manga might just see more of him as he accepted the Asahi Special Prize award for his "Manga Michi" (The way of manga) and its sequel, "Ai......
July 07, 2014
A special art exhibition devoted to director Hiromasa Yonebayashi will be held July 18-28 to celebrate the release of “When Marnie Was There,” the latest feature film from...
July 04, 2014
KASUKABE, Saitama Prefecture--Postcards featuring the family from the “Crayon Shin-chan” animated series are drawing overseas visitors to this hometown of the cartoon...
July 03, 2014
Publisher Kadokawa Corp. said July 2 it will open manga and anime schools in Taiwan and Singapore in autumn to spread the “Cool Japan” strategy and increase sales of...
July 03, 2014
The first half of the 16-episode “Ultraman Ginga S” series is set to hit small screens soon.
July 02, 2014
Yoriko Mizushiri's "Futon" was among four animated shorts from Japan that were honored at the 2014 World Festival of Animated Film in Zagreb, Croatia, held June 3-8.
July 01, 2014
The first episode of a newly edited edition of the “Psycho-Pass” animated series will premiere on July 10, followed by the sequel, “Psycho-Pass 2,” in October.
June 30, 2014
Entries for the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival will be accepted from July 7 through Sept. 2.
June 26, 2014
Leading anime house Production I.G Inc. announced that it is now working on "Miss Hokusai," a new feature film by critically acclaimed director Keiichi Hara.
June 25, 2014
Mizuho Nishikubo's full-length feature "Giovanni's Island" was one of three Japanese films to be honored at the 2014 Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France.
June 24, 2014
Four works by critically acclaimed anime artist Makoto Shinkai will be the focus of an exhibit at the Ooka Makoto Kotoba Museum in Mishima, Shizuoka Prefecture, offering fans a ...