anime

Elderly anime fan allegedly threatens to kill man who complained about loud TV with fake katana

Police arrest 50-something anime fan on a Sunday afternoon.

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One Piece creator reveals timetable for when he’d like the mega-hit manga to end

Anime/manga legend Eiichiro Oda gives a sneak peak at his amazing home and when he intends to drop the curtain on his masterpiece.

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Supermarket comes up with ingenious way to market onigiri rice balls to non-Japanese customers

Personal endorsements from internationally famous faces help bring down cultural barriers.

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If you’re old enough to be a Mazinger Z fan, you’re old enough to do what you want with your man parts.

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New Pokémon anime series promises to include all eight regions, has throwback title

The name is a blast from the past, but Pocket Monsters ranging from the very first species to brand-new additions will show up.

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Voice of Evangelion’s main character sad to see how often he gets left out of anime group shots

”Shinji isn’t here,” reports Megumi Ogata, over and over.

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Complete adaptation of Miyazaki’s Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind is coming, as a kabuki play!

Actor Shichinosuke Nakamura to portray warrior princess in story arcs Studio Ghibli anime-only fans have never seen.

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Kyoto police release compete list of names of all victims who died in Kyoto Animation arson attack

Kyoto Animation lawyer expresses unhappiness that many victims’ families did not agree with announcement.

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Weathering with You is first anime submitted for Best International Film Oscar in over 20 years

Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name follow-up is only the second Japanese animated film ever to get the nod.

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Anime girl virtual YouTubers are running their own bar in Tokyo now【Video】

Virtual Snack provides real drinks and real conversation from charismatic bartenders who don’t really exist.

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Kyoto Animation victims’ names may be disclosed without families’ agreement, investigator says

Kyoto Prefectural Police and National Police Agency disagree on how to handle identities of remaining 25 people who lost their lives in arson attack.

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What would the cast of Japan’s longest-running anime look like in real life? Kind of terrifying

We keep our eyes open just long enough to photograph the 50th-anniversary Sazae-san exhibition, The Real.

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Combination cat cafe/manga cafe in Tokyo is an awesome place to spend 10 minutes or a whole day

Cat Rest Stop 299 is definitely worth stopping by.

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Check out these photos from the British Museum’s beautiful Manga special exhibition【Photos】

The London landmark gives manga the fine-art treatment.

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Japanese novelist can’t stand anime’s over-the-top, “kabuki-style” voice acting

Dojinshi writer-turned-engineer-turned-mystery writer isn’t a fan of how anime sounds (or looks, for that matter).

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Best descendent ever? Japanese man builds memorial Pokémon out of cucumber to honor ancestors

One day, if you’re lucky, maybe someone will remember you at Obon like this.

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Kyoto Animation arsonist sent more than one novel to company as part of annual writing contest

School-day stories among genres of submissions.

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New anime AI program animates your art for you when you add a voice clip【Videos】

DeepAnime is the attest attempt to raise the heights of automated anime production.

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Kyoto Animation suspends Kyoto Animation Awards in aftermath of deadly arson attack

Novel-writing contest, which accused arsonist was a failed entrant to, has been held since 2010.

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Mental illness issues could make death penalty impossible for Kyoto Animation arsonist

Psychiatric and legal experts comment on the possibility of arsonist in attack that killed 35 being sentenced to die for his crimes.

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