anime

Nendroid Face Maker lets you custom design faces for Japan’s most popular anime figure line

The only limits are your imagination and anime trinket shelf space.

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Fine art painters become fine anime boys in new romance video game Palette Parade

Boyish da Vinci and van Gogh have special relationships with friends Michelangelo and Gauguin.

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Video accuses Your Name of copying two of its animation sequences from other anime【Video】

Side-by-side comparison points finger at pivotal moment in director Makoto Shinkai’s smash-hit anime film.

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Your Name’s animated storyboards show anime phenomenon like you’ve never seen it before【Video】

Sketches hand-drawn by director Makoto Shinkai show initial vision for anime film’s opening sequence.

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Utena Cafe opening in Tokyo this summer to celebrate landmark anime’s 20th anniversary

The revolutionary girl is the latest anime icon to become the face of a cafe in one of Tokyo’s anime fandom hot spots.

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Tokyo Olympics committee head: Manga parade would be good for opening ceremonies, but not kabuki

Chairman singles out two aspects of Japanese traditional culture that people of other nations “wouldn’t understand.”

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Early otaku gets the worm! Idol anime fans pluck Tokyo ad freebies before most people start work

The Idolmaster compels otaku and gamers to get to Shinjuku Station at the crack of dawn for some cool free merch.

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As anime Your Name comes out on home video, did it manage to beat Frozen at the box office?

Makoto Shinkai’s anime juggernaut was chasing the Disney hit, but which film pulled in the bigger audience at theaters?

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The Tokyo Olympics might be taking its Akira anime connection too far【Video】

One of the bleakest depictions of Tokyo in all of film is part of Olympics celebration projection mapping project.

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Japanese artist thrills Twitter with stop-motion anime that plays out like a short film 【Video】

With action, humour and a twist ending, it’s easy to see why this captivating anime has become so popular online.

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Meet Azuki and Matcha: The two newest vocaloids 【Video】

If you’ve never heard of Project 575 before… well, we can’t blame you. Despite existing for a few years now, the pair have never been considered “official” Vocaloids. Until now.

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Clip for Netflix’s Live-Action Death Note Film Shows Ryuk, Light’s Meeting

Film premieres on August 25

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Anime One Piece to become live-action TV series…produced in the U.S.?!?

Surprise announcement comes at 20th anniversary celebration of pirate manga, as producer hopes to make “most expensive TV series ever produced.”

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Your Name Tokyo cafe bus tour lets you experience the sights and flavors of the anime

Tokyo tour visits locations from Makoto Shinkai’s hit, recreates the food the characters eat, and takes reservations in English.

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Pikachu, I choose you… to take over vending machines in Japan!【Video】

This year’s Pikachu Outbreak is extending its awesomeness to vending machines nationwide!

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Attack on Titan-melon! Japanese mom creates replica of anime’s Colossal Titan out of watermelon

The best way to cool down this summer when steam won’t stop pouring off your body.

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We try the new Pikachu McFlurry from McDonald’s Japan

We caught not one but all six Pikachu designs!

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The next Shinkai? Amazing artist creates gorgeous anime video’s visuals all by himself【Video】

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

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Your Name director reveals initial character concept sketches, title, thematic goals of the hit anime

Even before it was called Your Name, Makoto Shinkai knew he wanted his film to be different from its predecessors.

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Hit anime City Hunter to get live-action adaptation — in France!

Our favorite manga PI and sniper Ryo Saeba, aka City Hunter, will be coming to the big screen in 2019 from France! 

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