Steampunk Fashion Event Returns to Tokyo
This April, trick out your closet with some steampunk fashion items that incorporate a Japanese aesthetic into your 19th-century steampunk gear.
Saving Money Is No Problem for No-Face!
This new automated money box speaks, plays music from the film and burps after every deposit!
Robotics Inspired by 'Ghost in the Shell'
University of Tokyo robotics engineer Takuya Umedachi is working on synthetic 'soft-body' technology capable of complex and flexible movement.
Studio Ponoc's 1st Feature Film Feels Familiar
The newest anime from Studio Ghibli alum Hiromasa Yonebayashi, director of 'When Marnie Was There,' looks and feels a lot like a Ghibli film, but is the first for the newly created Studio Ponoc.
'Your Name' Finally Coming to North America
After opening in Asia and the U.K., record-breaking anime 'Your Name' is finally set for theatrical release in the U.S. and Canada this April.
Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Logo Released
Square Enix celebrated the 30th anniversary of Final Fantasy in Tokyo on January 31, unveiling anniversary logos designed by legendary character artist Yoshitaka Amano.
Theme Songs from 'Your Name'—in English!
Still can't get over Shinkai Makoto's 'Your Name'? Neither can we! That's why we're excited to hear that Radwimps, the equally successful rock band behind its soundtrack, has released a short clip previewing four tracks from the movie—all in English!
Work Out & Rock Out to Anime Tunes
Thanks to Anison Fitness, a TV program on Tokyo MX, you can work out and rock out to the tunes of Japanese anime TV shows.
5 Romance Anime Movies for Lovers
Who says we need to wait until Valentine’s Day to watch romantic movies? It's always a good time to get dreamy and romantic with great anime, and we bring you our Top 5 picks for lovey-dovey anime movies.
Comiket Survey Reveals Foreigners' Top Manga
A survey reveals the top manga and anime picks among foreign visitors at Comiket, Japan's largest doujinshi convention.
The Pokéworld Meets Our World
We all wish Pokémon could exist in real life, but one 3-D artist has taken matters into his own hands and has drawn Pokémon in our world.
Top 10 Anime Featuring Kimono
Anime is a good place to see nods to traditional Japanese life and culture, and one of the most ubiquitous elements of old-school Japan is the kimono.
Like Father, Like Son
This anime artist turns his young sons' sketches into awesome character designs.
All Aboard the 'Your Name' Bus!
If you’re an anime fan planning to make a pilgrimage to the location that inspired the hit anime film 'Your Name,' your bus has arrived!
Teaching English Through Anime
Instead of the standard freshman composition classes, one U.S. university offers a 'Reading and Writing Course About Magical Girls' where you can watch anime in class!
360-Degree 'Gachapon' Adventure in Akihabara
Have you ever seen 'gachapon' machines stacked four high? Take a 360-degree tour of the Akihabara Gachapon Kaikan!
Which Jump Manga Had the Best Live Movie?
Japanese netizens were polled for the best live-action film adaptations of Jump manga series. Did your favorites make the cut?
Introducing the Ultimate Gaming Chair!
Ever gamed for too long only to have your back suffer? No worries—this chair's got your back... er, front!
Peeling Back the Surface of Robot Geisha
MythBusters' Adam Savage explores Ghost in the Shell’s coolest practical effects at Weta Workshop.
First 'Attack on Titan' Season 2 PV!
Considering how far Hajime Isayama's manga has progressed in the intervening four years since the first season of the 'Attack on Titan' anime, the big question will be just how much of the ensuing story the new season will be able to cover.