Fate / Grand Order

Fate/Grand Order’s English Release Is Just Around the Corner

When it comes to mobile games in Japan, there’s very few that come close to the triumph of Fate/Grand Order. It’s a game so popular in-fact, that even the release of Niantic’s own Pokemon Go couldn’t trump it here in Japan. With a domestic download-count of …

Taku Takahashi Neon District

Welcome to the Neon District: Taku Takahashi (m-flo, block.fm)

You’re tuning into OTAQUEST, and this, is ‘Welcome to the Neon District’. With North America’s biggest anime convention just around the corner, we’re going to be introducing you to the headline acts that will be taking over the Anime Expo 2017 main stage …

[Video] Interview With One-Punch Man Director Shingo Natsume: Part Two

There’s roughly two given rules in this universe; 100 push-ups, 100 sit-ups, 100 squats and 10km of running everyday will undoubtedly give you superhuman powers, and that anything Shingo Natsume touches will turn to gold. While the former may have it’s …

Studio Khara Gainax Evangelion

Gainax to Pay Studio Khara 100 Million Yen in Royalties

In a long-drawn out legal battle that could possibly have quite a profound effect on the anime industry as a whole, anime studio Gainax have been ordered by the Tachikawa Tokyo District Court to pay royalty fees to Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno’s Studio Khara, to the tune …

Nintendo x Lesportsac

Nintendo Collabs with LeSportsac for Some Powered-up Gear

If you thought that you might be able to give your wallet a little break after that fantastic fashion collaboration between Nintendo and Uniqlo that recently took place, you may want to think again. Just announced today, this latest crossover between one of the …

Kancolle - Kantai Collection

Japanese Airline Unveils a “Kantai Collection” Themed Plane

Last week, Japanese low-cost airline company Peach Aviation unveiled a fresh Kantai Collection livery wrap for one of their Airbus 320 aircraft, making what originally began as an April Fool’s joke a reality. We’ve all seen the pictures – in the past, Japanese …

Dragon Ball Run

This “Dragon Ball” Fun Run Event Will Have You Sprinting Like a Super Saiyan

What is it populating your to-do list during these dog days of Summer? Well, if you’re anything like me, you’re probably planning on spending a good portion of it indoors. I mean, that backlog of anime and video games isn’t …

namakopuri

Idol Duo Namakopuri Are Heading to Los Angeles for Anime Expo 2017

As part of OTAQUEST’s ongoing efforts to bridge Japan’s diverse underground talent pool to the rest of the world, we’re proud to announce that we will be brining Namakopuri to Anime Expo 2017! The wildly talented idol-duo find themselves carving their own hyper-colorful niche into the …

Wonder Woman x Sanrio

Sanrio Announced a “Hello Kitty x Wonder Woman” Collaboration and It Rules

In what could possibly be one of the best collaborations this year, Sanrio have announced that they have been working closely with famed comic publisher DC; all in the name of merging the worlds of Hello Kitty and Wonder Woman. I’ve mentioned in the past that I’m a …

Ujico / Snail's House - Ordinary Songs 3

Ujico*/Snail’s House Releases Highly-Anticipated “Ordinary Songs 3”

I like to view the internet as this vast and versatile space; somewhere in which individuals can thrive through their creativity, regardless of nationality or age. It’s this wondrous land of opportunity for those who strive for it, and there’s …