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Beating the Heat at Summer Comiket

With temperatures skyrocketing, cosplayers have tapped into their creativity to create a splash of cool.

Stars of Anime & Rock Collab on Cup Noodle Ad

Megumi Hayashibara, Bump of Chicken and manga artist Eisuke Kubonouchi come together to create an amazingly inspirational anime short for popular Japanese food company Cup Noodle.

Anime & Gaming Attractions Coming to USJ

Universal Studios Japan announces its first-ever tie-up with a pair of massively popular anime and video game franchises.

5 Favorite Japanese Sweets Among Otaku

Take a look at our list of five sweets for otaku before your next anime binge or late-night gaming session!

New Unicorn Gundam Is Almost Complete

Though it's set to be revealed in fall 2017, fans have already been shooting photos and videos of the 19.7-meter (64.6-foot) Unicorn Gundam that can also shift from its standard Unicorn Mode into a high-performance Destroy Mode.

Looser Rules for Permanent Residency in Japan

Japan has loosened its requirements for obtaining permanent residency to include even more fields of employment. If you're working in the fashion or anime industry in Japan, you too can now apply for permanent residency after just twelve months!

Functional & Funny Cosplay T-Shirts

Now you can transform yourself into popular characters like No Face, Slime, Ryuk and Spider-Man, simply by pulling your shirt over your head!

Anime Artist Creates Stunning Movie Trailer

Jaw-dropping graduation project has audiences salivating for more from this one-person powerhouse.

Famous Artists Become Anime Boys in Video Game

Da Vinci, van Gogh, Courbet and Renoir need your help in turning around their underperforming institution in this video game!

Let the Power of the Clow Protect Your Hands

Kero-chan protected Sakura during her anime adventures, and now it’s time for him to protect your hands from burns during your cooking endeavors.

'Summer Wars' Director Announces Upcoming Film

Mamoru Hosoda, anime director of 'Summer Wars' and 'The Boy and the Beast' announces his new film that'll be a return to the human drama elements of 'Wolf Children' and 'The Girl Who Leapt Through Time.'

Head & Torso Mounted on Japan's Newest Gundam

The Unicorn Gundam looks out over Tokyo from nearly 20 meters above the ground.

'Your Name' Coming Subbed & Region Free!

Missed your chance to see the decade’s biggest anime hit in theaters? Soon you’ll be able to watch it at home—region-free, and without the language barrier!

2018 Anime Hopes to Break 'Your Name' Records

An upcoming film slated for a February 2018 release will mark the directorial debut of female anime screenwriter Mari Okada, but can it smash the box office records that 'Your Name' set?

Command Your Own Eva & Mario Kart in VR

Warm up those throwing arms, because it’ll take more than a button tap to chuck those Koopa shells and power up an Eva.

Learn Hiragana From Handsome Anime Men

Flashcards not doing it for you when it comes to memorizing hiragana? Try a new smartphone game that will keep you glued to the screen with attractive anime men that will help you study the Japanese syllabary characters.

Japan's 8 Biggest Anime & Otaku Events

What's an anime or gaming otaku to do in Japan? Check out its massive anime- and gaming-related events, that's what! From the Tokyo Game Show to the World Cosplay Summit, there's plenty to see throughout the year!

'Fullmetal Alchemist' to Get a New Chapter

For the first time in seven years, the Elric boys are coming back for a new installment from creator Hiromu Arakawa.

Anime-Themed Glasses Store Comes to Akihabara

Whether you’re after 'Boruto' spectacles or glasses from 'Maho Girls Pretty Cure!', this new store has a huge selection of anime styles to choose from.

Ghibli's Kiki Is Back & Delivering Cup Noodle

Relive the magic of 'Kiki's Delivery Service' with this commercial that takes place four years after the original movie.

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