November 20, 2014
Shunji Iwai, an internationally acclaimed film director known for "Love Letter" and "Swallowtail Butterfly," is bringing an animated prequel to his "Hana & Alice."
November 19, 2014
A much-anticipated space opera project was announced, and singing auditions will be held to scout a songstress for the animated series tentatively titled “Macross Delta.”
November 18, 2014
About 10,000 cosplayers from Japan and abroad made their way to Tokyo's Ikebukuro district for the Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festival 2014 held Oct. 25 and 26.
November 17, 2014
A leading German production company plans to create a TV drama series based on Capcom Co.’s globally popular “Resident Evil” survival horror video game series.
November 13, 2014
As a child, Hajime Isayama couldn't fathom why everybody in his district was content to lead the life their forebears had. When he wasn't helping out in the fields, Isayama...
November 13, 2014
A defunct elementary school that is the model for a high school featured in a popular anime series will host an academic conference on anime tourism in November.
November 12, 2014
Acclaimed U.S. comic book artist Jim Lee will be a featured speaker at the International Manga Festival 2014 slated for Nov. 23 at the Tokyo Big Sight convention center in the...
November 11, 2014
Japan's "Pokemon" animated TV series began running on India's Hungama TV in May, and has gone on to be ranked consistently No. 1 in the prime time slot for children.
November 08, 2014
FUKUOKA--A multi-language website run by the Fukuoka prefectural government offering information on cosplay, anime and other cultural interests is abuzz with activity.
November 06, 2014
A study to gauge the global popularity of Japanese manga has found that more than 1,200 manga under hundreds of titles by legendary artist Osama Tezuka have been published...
November 05, 2014
A musical adaptation of the globally popular “Naruto” franchise will open the new AIIA 2.5 Theater Tokyo in the capital’s Shibuya Ward in March.
November 03, 2014
Studio Ghibli’s critically acclaimed feature “The Tale of the Princess Kaguya” has opened in North American cinemas ahead of the U.S. film awards season.
October 31, 2014
Bandai Namco Holdings Inc., Asatsu-DK Inc. (ADK) and Aniplex Inc. will jointly set up a new company to stream Japanese anime content overseas via the Internet.
October 30, 2014
"Garo: The Animation" series is now streaming as part of an effort to capture the imagination of fans around the world.
October 29, 2014
“Rurouni Kenshin,” a live-action film trilogy based on the manga of the same name, has surpassed the 12-billion-yen ($112.4 million) threshold at the Japanese box office.
October 28, 2014
The Azabu-Juban shopping district in Tokyo’s Minato Ward is hosting a stamp-print collecting event to mark the release in October of a special Blu-ray edition of the first...
October 27, 2014
An exhibition honoring legendary director, screenwriter and animation artist Satoshi Kon will run from Oct. 29 through Jan. 25 at the Suginami Animation Museum in Tokyo.
October 23, 2014
As conventional businesses increasingly turn to anthropomorphic anime characters as a tool to develop new markets, the roles of these "moe" cute-looking creations have expanded ...
October 21, 2014
Singaporean filmmaker Eric Khoo, best known for "Tatsumi," the critically acclaimed animated film about Japanese manga legend Yoshihiro Tatsumi, has joined the 27th Tokyo...
October 20, 2014
A record number of anime fans descended upon the third installment of the Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair (KYOMAF) on Sept. 20-21.