your name

Funimation Announce North American Screenings of ‘Your Name.’

Makoto Shinkai’s award-winning ‘your name.’ will be making its way to North America on April 7th, courtesy of Funimation. Announced March 11, the critically acclaimed ‘your name.’ will be screening across various locations throughout North America. Detailed via their official website, interested parties can use the …

Gundam

Tokyo’s Life-Size Gundam to Be Replaced With ‘Unicorn Gundam’ Following Dismantling

Today marks the final day in the somewhat short-lived life of Odaiba’s RX-78-2 Gundam. Originally constructed in 2009, the life-size Gundam, which stands over 18 meters-tall, was announced to be taken down in December of 2016. It’s been an enduring …

Artists

Japanese Twitter Artists to Keep an Eye on in 2017

For almost 10 years now Japanese website Pixiv has been the undisputed home for some of Japan’s greatest illustrators. In recent years however, the convenience of platforms such as Twitter, which allow art to be integrated into a social-feed, have become more …

No Game No Life

No Game No Life -Zero- Movie Shares First Teaser Trailer and Visuals

The official website for popular animated series, ‘No Game No Life‘, updated today to reveal a 30-second teaser trailer for the franchises upcoming film, ‘No Game No Life -Zero-‘. The film which has been confirmed for a 2017 release window, is set over …

RADWIMPS

Radwimps Shine in English ‘Kimi No Na Wa’ Soundtrack

The year 2016 was a big one for a lot of reasons, but few people felt the results more than Japanese band Radwimps. Following the worldwide success of Makoto Shinkai’s ‘your name. (kimi no na wa)’, the band were launched into both domestic …

Remake

Japanese Anime Fans Vote For Most Popular “Anime Remake”

In a recent poll conducted by the ‘Akiba Research Institute’, Japanese anime fans were asked what they believed was the best remake of an already existing animated series. The poll launched on February 14th and concluded on the 1st of March, …

Pokemon

Pokémon 20th Anniversary Movie “I Choose You!” Receives Latest Trailer

It’s almost been 20 years now since our airwaves were first graced with the Pokémon animated series. In celebration of such a monumental achievement, The Pokémon Company today shared more details on the latest entry into the Pokémon cinematic universe, “Pokémon The Movie: I Choose You!”. …

Osomatsu

Osomatsu-san Team Up With Sweets Paradise For Collaboration Cafe

Starting from Thursday, February 4th, Tokyo-based cafe chain Sweets Paradise will be collaborating with popular animated television series Osomatsu-san for a limited-run of themed cafes. Operating out of their Shinjuku-East store, as well as 12 other locations, the cafes will offer a …

Cospa Release Official Mahou Shoujo Madoka ☆ Magica Costumes

Tokyo-based cosplay and apparel company Cospa have finally released a long-awaited official collaborative line of Mahou Shoujo Madoka ☆ Magica themed cosplay. Early February saw the release of a highly-anticipated, much needed official cosplay line for the Madoka Magica series. Starting with the …

Dragon Ball

This Dragon Ball Poncho Just Made Rainy Days More Bearable

We get it, rainy days can be a total drag, especially when you’re planning on going out. But why let a little water stop you from enjoying your day? Announced by Benelic Co., Ltd. fans of the Dragon Ball series are going to be …