April 14, 2015
Kiminori Wakasugi's popular supernatural manga "All Esper Dayo!" is in the pipeline to be made into a live-action feature film scheduled to hit movie houses this fall.
April 13, 2015
KASUKABE, Saitama Prefecture--Mischievous kindergarten urchin Crayon Shin-chan from the long-running manga and animated TV series is bidding farewell to his hometown where he...
April 11, 2015
An amusement park dedicated to the “One Piece” pirate manga and anime series has opened at Tokyo Tower to serve as a “pilgrimage destination” for fans of the franchise.
April 09, 2015
Masaaki Yuasa's table tennis-themed "Ping Pong the Animation" walked away with the Grand Prize in the Anime of the Year's TV Series category at the 2015 Tokyo Anime Award...
April 08, 2015
"Naruto" will show it still has plenty of fight left in it when the much-beloved ninja manga series makes an eagerly awaited comeback April 27.
April 07, 2015
"Miss Hokusai," the new animated feature film by acclaimed director Keiichi Hara, will hit theaters nationwide on May 9.
April 06, 2015
Providing a forum for creators to showcase their new animated shorts, the Japan Anima(tor)'s Exhibition (JAE) website is generating excitement among fans.
April 06, 2015
“Yokai Watch” took the top Grand Prize while “Aikatsu!” and “Stand By Me Doraemon” were also among the nine winners of the 20th AMD Awards, the Association of Media ...
April 02, 2015
Modeled after the famed Tokiwa-so apartment building that once churned out a generation of acclaimed manga artists, a similar incubator dormitory for young anime creators has...
April 02, 2015
Warner Bros. Pictures Japan has announced plans for a live-action film adaptation of the popular sci-fi manga series "Terra Formars" under the direction of internationally...
March 31, 2015
After sending Japanese fans into a frenzy in 2014, "Yokai Watch" is set to make a full-scale foray into North America and other markets in hopes of spreading its success...
March 30, 2015
SAITAMA--To transform the city's Urawa Ward into a pilgrimage destination for anime fans, a Saitama-based studio has created an upcoming animated TV series set in the local...
March 29, 2015
MIHARU, Fukushima Prefecture--In a twist for anime fans, the production company of "Neon Genesis Evangelion" is coming to the assistance of a rural area recovering from the...
March 26, 2015
The 2015 Tokyo International Film Festival will run for 10 days instead of the usual nine, according to organizers.
March 25, 2015
“Stand By Me Doraemon” became the first full-CG animated film to win the coveted Japan Academy Prize for best animation of the year, the Japan Academy Prize Association has ...
March 24, 2015
Authors Taiyo Fujii and Satoshi Hase have been awarded the 35th Nihon SF Taisho Award by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of Japan (SFWJ) for their works "Orbital Cloud" ...
March 23, 2015
Kazuhiro Fujita's popular 1990s manga "Ushio and Tora" will hit the small screen this summer.
March 19, 2015
AnimeJapan 2015 has appointed renowned cosplayer Alodia Gosiengfiao as its official ambassador.
March 17, 2015
A musical based on the popular "Naruto" ninja manga and anime series will hit stages across Asia in May.
March 16, 2015
With two new episodes, the "Ghost in the Shell: Arise" will hit the airwaves on April 5 as "Ghost in the Shell: Arise: Alternative Architecture."