December 14, 2012
"One Piece" was the most-searched game and anime keyword online in 2012, according to a survey released by Yahoo Japan Corp.
December 13, 2012
A nationwide promotional campaign is under way to stoke further buzz over the smash-hit anime feature film "Evangelion 3.0: You Can (Not) Redo."
December 12, 2012
Two animated feature films from Studio Ghibli Inc. may be nominated for a 2013 Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature, Variety magazine reported.
December 11, 2012
Hungry pirate fans are able to dish up their own nautical grub with the Nov. 28 release of "One Piece Pirate Recipes," a cookbook featuring the mouthwatering dishes of Sanji,...
December 10, 2012
Video-sharing website YouTube Japan has launched AnimeBancho, a new channel for original anime content. The channel will start streaming works from CoMix Wave Films Inc. on Dec....
December 08, 2012
U.S. manga and anime distributor Viz Media LLC will synchronize manga titles published on its Weekly Shonen Jump Alpha digital manga anthology with their Japanese releases.
December 07, 2012
Production of "Santa Company," a Finland-endorsed Japanese animated feature, has gone into full swing for the winter 2013 release.
December 06, 2012
NEW DELHI--An Indian TV adaptation of "Kyojin no Hoshi" (Star of the Giants), a baseball manga and anime TV series that captivated Japanese boys in the 1960s and 70s, is...
December 05, 2012
U.S. anime distributor Crunchyroll Inc. has begun offering Japanese anime with subtitles in Portuguese, the language of Brazil.
December 04, 2012
Back in the day, hand-drawn animation was how it was done. But then computer-generated imagery took over.
December 04, 2012
The awards continue to pile up for "A Letter to Momo."
December 03, 2012
The Kamen Rider masked superhero's "transformation belt" is always on the top of Christmas wish lists for boys, and the toys quickly disappear from store shelves in the...
December 01, 2012
Mamoru Oshii, globally acclaimed for his "Ghost in the Shell" and other anime titles, will direct his first English-language live-action feature film, Production I.G Inc. said.
November 30, 2012
"Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie," the latest feature film adaptation of the popular ninja manga and anime series, has became the highest grossing film in the franchise.
November 29, 2012
Mercedes-Benz Japan Co. has teamed up with anime studio Production I.G Inc. to create an anime video short to promote the German automaker's new generation of compact cars.
November 28, 2012
Shoppers snatched up more than1 million packages of robot-shaped tofu in the month after they went on sale.
November 27, 2012
The Agency for Cultural Affairs will host a special showcase of Japanese films and animation from Nov. 29 to Dec. 3 in Busan, South Korea, under the title "Eiga to Animation no ...
November 26, 2012
Osaka Prefecture's Sakai "signed" a sister city agreement earlier this month with The Shire, a fictional village inhabited by hobbits in the "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and ...
November 24, 2012
Anime feature film "Evangelion 3.0: You Can (Not) Redo" raked in 1.131 billion yen ($13.76 million) at the box office in its opening weekend after hitting cinemas nationwide...
November 23, 2012
"Tekken: Blood Vengeance 3D," a full-CG animated feature, along with live-action horror film "Sadako 3D" and 10 other works were honored at the recent International 3D Awards...