anime

After being banned for ugliness, the Pikachu Donuts are back, but are they cute this time?

Is the final-version Pikachu Donut cuter before or after we cut its face in half?

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All 151 original Pokémon now available as Tokyo Pokémon Cafe latte art, and you choose your own

Plus, can’t decide between Pikachu and Eevee? Adorable combo plate means you don’t have to.

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Low-quality laughing stock of current anime season sends hidden cry for help in closing credits

Animator “Komata Shojiki” has his name in the credits, but that’s not actually a name.

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The mystery of live-action Pokémon movie Pikachu’s freaky-sounding German voice【Video】

A strange caper is afoot as Germany’s Detective Pikachu is heard sounding nothing like the Pokémon species is supposed to.

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Author breaks down economics of anime, tells us exactly what Sailor Moon’s house is worth

How much are these classic anime families earning to afford their family households?

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Japan’s Best Slide Girls: Japanese poll ranks anime’s best lovelorn heroines, gives us hope too                

Just because they didn’t land the protagonist’s affections doesn’t mean they aren’t beloved by fans.

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35-year-old otaku throws US$17,700 wedding ceremony in Tokyo so he can marry his 2-D crush

Over three dozen guests attend ceremony and reception where groom and Hatsune Miku drink wedding toast, cut cake, and exchange rings.

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Brand new Pikachu donuts pulled from market for being too uncute to live【Photos】

It’s hard to make Pikachu look anything less than adorable, but Mister Donut has found a way…several ways, in fact.

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See yourself in these cool Cowboy Bebop shoes, space cowboy

One of the most stylish anime in history inspires a set of stylish kicks.

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Anime magical girl spokesmodel tells Japanese women not to feel bad about dying their hair【Video】

Taking control of your hair color is nothing for a magical girl to get embarrassed about, after all.

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Taiwanese cook makes amazing replicas of Japanese characters out of food

Sure, you can do a pretty good doodle of Gudetama, but can you make Gudetama gyoza?

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Pokémon: Detective Pikachu movie trailer surprises fans with first look at live-action characters

Japanese fans react to the voice of Ryan Reynolds and the decision to give Pikachu so much fur.

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Are fairy tale books in Japan using too much “moe” anime-style art? Publisher defends its covers

Critics are calling the modern anime aesthetics “inappropriate,” but publisher says they’re missing the point.

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Evangelion Bar opening in Tokyo to soothe the rattled nerves of fans of the traumatizing anime

You’ll feel better after downing a few Rei cocktails and eating rampaging Angel Sachiel.

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Plastic model fan turns to explosives to make Gundam battle scars extra-realistic【Video】

If you can’t spend hours meticulously painting the blast damage onto your figure, just wrap it in bombs.

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Why do Chinese characters in anime say -arimasu/-aru ALL the time?

Linguistics professor explains the centuries-old background of the omnipresent anime and manga verbal tic.

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Sailor Moon super-collector gathers 140 fans to give voice actress an unforgettable birthday card

After Sailor Neptune touched their hearts, these anime fans pooled their powers to give a touching present to the voice of the iconic character.

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Japanese netizens glad this rare Gundam accessory did not make it into plastic model kits

Rare it may be, this is one accessory that even die-hard fans are willing to skip.

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Humanity vs. Titans: Rejected original version of Attack on Titan is released for free online

Once upon a time Eren and Levi were the same person, and the best defense against the Titans was…a bunch of trees?!?

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Side characters Sailors Uranus and Neptune take center stage for new bra and pantie set designed with the wearer’s comfort in mind.

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