Social networking functions were added to a revamped Japacon, a Japanese-English content portal website that promotes the latest TV programs, films and anime from Japan.
An exhibition in Tokyo’s Suginami Ward is offering an intimate insight into the creative process at Madhouse Inc., one of Japan’s leading anime studios.
Takeshi Koike and Madhouse’s passion project Redline toured film fests around the world over the last year or so to rave reviews from
Last time we talked about the title of this column and the importance of the word otaku to many foreign fans. My feelings
American fans of Japanese anime, manga, and even games claimed the loanword otaku for themselves years ago, and they argue about it the way people with better priorities
The Evangelion Store Tokyo-01 in Tokyo’s Harajuku district is highlighting Nagisa Kaworu from the popular “Evangelion” anime series
My Name is David Cabrera, and I’m the Foreigner Who’s Going to Make Friends with All the Animeanime Readers.Nice to meet you all! I’m a longtime fan of anime and manga,
The Middle East Film and Comic Con (MEFCC), the first-ever fun convention dedicated to pop culture in the Arab world, will be held April
Leading anime studio Leading anime studio Madhouse Inc. said on its website that it is now producing its adaptation of Charles M. Schulz’s world-famous “Peanuts” comic strip series Inc.
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AM Project, a five-member group specializing in “anison” (anime songs), will embark on a joint tour with Japan-based U.S. heavy metal band Animetal USA
Evangelion is an anime franchise featuring massive humanoids beating big monsters to a pulp. Hello Kitty is a globally recognized brand featuring a super-cute Japanese bobtail cat.
The Fujiko F. Fujio Museum, devoted to the joint creator of “Doraemon” and other hits, is selling manga-themed confectionery for Japan’s chocolate-giving season.The museum, which opened last September in Kawasaki
Livedoor has introduced a multilingual WorldCosplay community site where cosplayers across the globe can share photos and information on their activities.
Feature film “K-On!” was among five anime titles nominated for best animation at the 35th Japan Academy Prize, organizers said.
Sayuri Ueda’s “The Ocean Chronicles” was recently named the winner of the 32nd Nihon SF Taisho Award by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of Japan.
“Tatsumi,” an animated film by Singaporean director Eric Khoo about Japanese manga artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi, won the best film awardi n
Online and network game company Strategy & Partners Co. said it reched agreement with Aniplex Inc. to develop and operate an online browser-
Anime and music publisher Pony Canyon Inc. said it will hold auditions this year in hopes of discovering the next generation of anime stars.
With this year’s theme centered around high school, the second Digital Manga Koshien competition for digitally created comics is now accepting entries