anime

Another Kyoto Animation employee passes away, brings arson death toll to 36

Almost three months after the fire, attack claims another victim’s life.

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Free Sailor Moon condoms to be given out by Japanese government

The next time you’re thinking of having sex, think of Sailor Moon.

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Six new Sailor Moon cafes to be open simultaneously in Japan this fall!【Photos】

From Hokkaido to Kyushu, and of course in Tokyo too, Sailor Moon has got your anime-inspired cravings covered.

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Kyoto Animation will use none of its arson donations for business recovery, all of it for victims

The company has received over one billion yen (US$10.1 million), and plans to use every single one for human beings, not business.

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Train station ad skillfully invokes Makoto Shinkai to get through to the “smartphone generation”

Equal parts anime nostalgia and reverse psychology make for an effective billboard.

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God of Manga Osamu Tezuka to return to work with “new manga” produced by AI

Creator of Astro Boy has been deceased for 30 years.

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Hayao Miyazaki’s concept art and ideas for the Ghibli Museum to be revealed in new exhibit

The legendary anime director’s sketchbook serves as the inspiration for a new exhibit on how the museum was created.

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Hayao Miyazaki has turned down multiple offers from Hollywood to make live-action Nausicaa movie

Studio Ghibli co-founder also had two iron-clad conditions for the upcoming kabuki adaptation of his classic anime film.

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Not just Ash – New Pokémon anime reveals it will have two protagonists【Video】

Ash is sharing main character duties in the next Pokémon anime arc.

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Naruto’s author Kishimoto reveals what characters’ names would’ve been if editor didn’t intervene

As well as several other incredible saves made by the editor.

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Japanese tourism companies to begin offering official anime pilgrimage tours next month

New collaborative efforts will promote anime tourism while cooperating with local communities. 

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New anime train and bus ready to receive the love of Love Live! Sunshine!! fans in Shizuoka

Public transportation network welcomes otaku to one of modern anime’s holy sites.

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World’s first official store dedicated to anime icon Doraemon will open in Tokyo for 2019

Japan’s most beloved robot cat will set up an Anywhere Door to cute merchandise right in Odaiba, Tokyo.

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What would idol series Love Live! have looked like as a late 1980s anime? Awesome, fan art shows

Love Live! Sunshine!! voice actress gives her school idol character an old-school makeover.

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Weathering with You anime cafe opening soon with beautiful Shinkai-inspired menu items【Photos】

Your Name director Makoto Shinkai’s latest movie takes on gorgeous edible form in Tokyo and Osaka.

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Japan’s most-wanted manga pirate forcibly repatriated, arrested as he enters Japanese airspace【Vid】

Manga Mura administrator was taken into custody in the Philippines two months ago.

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Ghibli scarecrow protects rice fields in countryside Japan

Pikachu and Ash also watch over the crops, which were once destroyed by the tsunami in the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.

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Manufacturer says its just the thing to soothe “gentlemen’s” bodies and souls.

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Cringe-worthy thief calling self “Lupin” arrested in “the Flower of O-Edo”

Self-proclaimed “Lupin of Kansai” claims to have committed 150 thefts before his capture.

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Kyoto Animation’s Sound! Euphonium anime bakery is a real place, and here it is【Photos】

We visit the bakery featured in Kyoto Animation’s love letter to brass bands, and taste its heartache-healing signature bread.

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