anime

Oscar-winning screenwriter Roger Avary on KonoSuba movie: “It’s the reason cinema was invented”

High praise from the co-writer of Pulp Fiction and Beowulf.

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What’s the best Rumiko Takahashi anime of all time? Fans decide, pick best characters too【Survey】

Inuyasha vs. Ranma vs. Lum vs…..a whole lot more of the most popular anime and manga stars from the past 40 years.

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This huge, detailed Gundam sculpture was built out of cardboard by Japanese high school students

You may have seen some Gundam models, but I bet you’ve never seen one like this!

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New Pokémon Tail hook series is here to keep your home organized and adorable【Photos】

Both male and female Pikachus, plus six other Pokémon species, will stick to your walls and your heart.

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What Pokémon Type are you? A quick look at your social media habits will give you the answer

Personality quiz reveals if you’re a fun-loving Grass Type or a relentless Dark Type.

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Graffiti artist Pikachu plushies coming to brand-new Shibuya Pokémon Center megastore【Photos】

New shop within walking distance from Scramble Intersection also has giant Mewtwo in research tube greeting guests.

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Uniqlo’s new Dragon Ball T-shirts and hoodies modeled for the first time【Photos】

A massive batch of photos shows off the Japanese brand’s latest foray into anime apparel.

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The Magikarp kiss — Japanese woman explains why the Pokémon-like smooch is so terrible

Illustrated diagram shows why the weakest Pokémon is also the worst kisser.

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Could you marry an otaku? Japanese people rank the geek hobbies they’d let slide for love

Where do you sit on the otaku dating ladder?

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Real-world Pokémon arena battle park found in Japan【Photos】

Intentional or not, there’s no way to see this park in one of Japan’s largest cities and not think of Pikachu throwing down.

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Japan’s new Pikachu Pokémon donuts are super popular, crazy cute, and totally tasty

But really, the Pikachu Tail should be called the “Pikachu Butt.”

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Blood-red Evangelion hot spring bath to open in Japan for fun, relaxing terror

East Japan’s premier hot spring town, the real-world Tokyo-3, wants you to bathe in LCL.

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Kyoto Animation has a touchingly kind plan to distribute its 3.2 billion yen in arson donations

Company continues to put people first as it meets with victims’ families and refuses to use funds for business recovery.

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Beautiful kimono-cloth Pikachu doll is latest creation from century-old Tokyo doll maker【Photos】

Techniques developed in Kyoto hundreds of years ago make Pikachu as beautiful as he is adorable.

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How many hours a month do anime artists work in Japan? Survey finds crazy number, unhappy workers

“Just what was it that I ever liked about anime?” wonders unsatisfied female artist.

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Is Japan’s biggest “boys” manga magazine really being read by little boys?

Weekly Shonen Jump’s name might not be entirely accurate, so our in-house fan offers an alternative.

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Attack on Titan roller coaster, Monster Hunter VR hunt to open at Universal Studios Japan!

You won’t find attractions like these at Tokyo Disneyland.

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New Pokémon dress sock line brings Pikachu and pals to your fashionable grown-up feet【Photos】

The entire Pikachu evolution family is here, plus other fan favorites.

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Crows in Japan spotted playing with Yu-Gi-Oh! cards, may have exploitable bias in deck-building

Apparently even crows aren’t immune to the “I put this card in my deck because I think the character looks cool!” weakness.

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