anime

Stars of Japan’s longest-running anime get gorgeous modern makeover in new video【Video】

Cup Noodle’s continuing reimagining of classic anime has fans hungry for more.

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Creator of Rurouni Kenshin anime/manga admits to possession of child pornography

Nobuhiro Watsuki tells police “I liked girls between the ages of upper elementary school students to about the second year of junior high.”

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For millions of people, anime actress Hiromi Tsuru was more than a voice, she was “by our side”

While Anpanman was the undisputed hero of his own anime, Hiromi Tsuru’s superbly voiced Dokin-chan was the rest of us.

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The three different ways to draw clothing over anime breasts, and what to call them

Japanese artist shares illustrated field guide to busty anime visuals such as the “boob bag.”

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Alloy-ha! Sanrio & Fullmetal Alchemist collaboration results in wonderfully cute character goods

Hit anime/manga Fullmetal Alchemist characters Edward and Alphonse Elric have transformed again, but this time it’s not the result of alchemy.

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Naruto Manga Gets Kabuki Play in August 2018

Minosuke Bandō, Hayato Nakamura star in play that will run in Tokyo.

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Anime fans object to plan to plant cherry blossom trees at movie’s real-life location in Japan

Fans of handsome swimming boys anime Free! don’t think gardeners should be free to plant sakura wherever they want.

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Anime voice actress for Dragon Ball’s Bulma passes away under mysterious circumstances in Tokyo

Hiromi Tsuru, voice of multiple anime icons, leaves behind incredible body of work, startling prescient statement in her final spoken dialogue.

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Japanese woman gives us a steamy lesson in how to embrace the topless anime character.

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Japanese anime fans turn Twitter emojis into their favourite characters

Get ready for angry and smiley faces like you’ve never seen them before.

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Manga-based game show ups the ante with part-time jobs offering $805 for two days’ work

Get 91,000 yen for wearing a black suit, tie and sunglasses in special one-off job offer from new variety TV show based on manga and anime series Ultimate Survivor Kaiji.

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Bleakly inspiring manga shows what would really happen to average guys in anime alternate world

Think being reborn in a fantasy isekai would solve all your problems? Think again.

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Historical painters including Michelangelo, Hokusai become hot anime men in artsy video game

Palette Parade’s parade of handsome anime versions of art world icons continues to grow.

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Pikachu speaks English in newest Pokémon anime movie, freaks out audiences【Video】

Fans in Japan have very different reaction to famous Pokémon’s first intelligible dialogue.

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New four-way Attack on Titan Vertical Maneuvering bags are massively stylish and functional

Zipper fasteners hide a special surprise for sharp-eyed fans.

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Crowdfunding for memorial statue for Japan’s otaku penguin shut down as zoo denies involvement

Facility where Grape-kun spent his days with his anime crush says it has no plans for a statue, hasn’t given permission for an installation.

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Evangelion and pizza: The weird freeze-frame sight gags of Shin Godzilla

Shin Godzilla is the heaviest kaiju movie in years, but there are still laughs to be found if you know where to look.

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Japanese manga artist illustrates the difference between pigeons in popular Tokyo tourist spots

Sometimes it’s not easy being a small bird in a big city.

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Space agency in Japan has a surprising hidden girl in its visitor maps

Once you see her you’ll never unsee her… which sucks if you need to find your way around the Tsukuba Space Center.

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Japanese politician apologizes for saying serial killer was “heavily influenced by anime”

House of Councilors member made comment following discovery of nine dismembered bodies.

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