Bushiroad anime and video game event CharaExpo USA is back for its second year! CharaExpo’s debut attracted over 7500 attendees with exciting guests, special performances, card tournaments and more. This year, fans can head to the Anaheim Convention Center on Dec. 7-8 for an even bigger and better event. So far, popular BanG Dream! bands
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Japanese real estate company and clean energy producer Ichigo has announced that internationally acclaimed anime auteur Oshii Mamoru is heading a new anime series to be released sometime between spring and early summer 2020! Having developed the ideas behind the project for the past ten years, Oshii will not only serve as the chief director,
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We went to SNOW MIKU 2019, held during the same period as the Sapporo Snow Festival! Tokyo Otaku Mode’s biggest Hatsune Miku fan lives in Sapporo and went to take photos and write this report for everyone! SNOW MIKU 2019, the Snow Miku festival, was held between February 4 and 11, 2019. During the festival,
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A new Universal Studios Japan attraction titled “Godzilla vs Evangelion The Real 4-D” will bring together characters from the iconic franchises in an original story from May 31 to Aug. 25! Visitors to the park will board the special VIP Glaux observation craft and take the role of government inspectors conducting a tour of Shin-Osaka-3
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Popular slice of life anime Non Non Biyori will be back for more laid back fun! Although broadcast dates have not been announced yet, a PV has been released to get fans looking forward to the girls’ next season. Adapted from the manga by Atto, the franchise follows fifth grader Ichijou Hotaru, who has transferred
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Through the wonder of blockchain technology provided by Japanese company Anique, you’ll soon be able to say that you’re the sole owner of a unique pop culture-inspired art piece! Centered around Isayama Hajime’s hit series Attack on Titan, the first artworks to be offered will give fans the opportunity to stake their claim on fan
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For those who have taken a look at our recent article Four Ways For Fantastic Figure Photos With Just a Smartphone!, featuring Goblin Slayer‘s Cow Girl and High Elf Archer, did it come in handy? We sat down with Mr. Takamatsu, the man behind these two figures, from Phat!’s planning department. In this article, he
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The news came with a new teaser visual and video, which also announced the release of a side story. Titled Violet Evergarden Gaiden: Eien to Jidō Shuki Ningyō, it will receive a limited cinema run before the main movie’s release, screening for two weeks only from Sept. 6, 2019. Inspired by the series of light
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Popular franchise Touken Ranbu has confirmed performance dates for an autumn run of its stage musical. The newly released visual features the main cast for the show including Takada Hiroki as Akashi Kuniyuki, Okamiya Kurumu as Tsurumaru Kuninaga, Tanaka Ryosei as Otegine, and Tamura Shogo as Kotegiri Gou. The new autumn run will mark the
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Netflix is producing an original anime series titled Eden, to be directed by Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood director Irie Yasuhiro! Set thousands of years in the future in the robot city known as Eden 3, the story begins with a pair of robots who wake up a baby girl from stasis and start to question everything
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Upcoming live action movie Tokyo Ghoul S has released its latest trailer, showcasing Matsuda Shouta as “Gourmet” ghoul Tsukiyama Shu for the first time! The trailer features a host of familiar faces, first and foremost protagonist and half-ghoul Kaneki Ken (played by Kubota Masataka). Another highlight is the appearance of Matsuda as Tsukiyama, who desperately
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Anime director Shinkai Makoto and Japanese rock band Radwimps will be teaming up once again to provide music for the former’s latest film, Weathering with You. Shinkai’s smash hit Kimi no Na wa., released in 2016, marked their first collaboration, in which Radwimps created the highly acclaimed soundtrack. The new trailer for Weathering with You
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Volume 19 of Weekly Shonen Jump has revealed a poster, main visual and character designs by Bleach creator Kubo Tite for upcoming SEGA game New Sakura Wars! 久保帯人先生による「新サクラ大戦」ポスター、本日発売少年ジャンプ19号にて初解禁! メインキャラクターデザインを担当した久保先生本人によるメインビジュアルイラスト&設定ラフは少年ジャンプ独占公開。切り抜き&保管必須です!! https://t.co/IPP7rwSEgr”>pic.twitter.com/IPP7rwSEgr — 少年ジャンプ編集部 (@jump_henshubu) https://twitter.com/jump_henshubu/status/1115110888497766400?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>April 8, 2019 After the conclusion of his hit manga, Kubo’s credits include a Shonen Jump one-shot titled Burn the Witch. New
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Cowboy Bebop is getting the live-action treatment an a Netflix original drama. Produced by Netflix and Tomorrow Studios, the series has revealed the main cast for the show: John Cho as bounty hunter Spike Spiegel, Mustafa Shakir as his partner Jet Black, Daniella Pineda as criminal and fellow bounty hunter Faye, and Alex Hassell as
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With cherry blossoms already in the air, there’s also something else very important to look forward to – the new season’s anime! Plenty of promising new titles are out there to be discovered, but it’s also time to welcome back some much-loved series for the continuations to their stories. Which one are you looking forward
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