anime

Japanese artist reveals the truth behind all those happy photos on social media

Because sometimes people need a reminder that what you see on social media isn’t always real.

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Which Japanese anime character should be Prime Minister of Japan?

Survey reveals the top ten candidates who fans believe have what it takes to lead the country.

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Moviegoer hears otaku boyfriend gush to girlfriend over sexy anime heroine, but there’s a twist

”Shitty and creepy” Fate fan turns out to be not such a bad guy after all.

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Panic & hope: Thoughts on live-action Akira

Once again, it’s time to panic.

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Low-priced Sailor Moon fashion returns with new winter pieces from Uniqlo sister brand GU

The lineup includes showstoppers like embroidered boots and velour pants, all with new motifs that everyone will want to get their hands on.

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Anime canned coffee from China has us hoping for a sequel to a caffeinated beverage【Video】

Nijigen has Japanese influences both inside and out.

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Ghibli film secret revealed as Japan Self-Defense Forces soldier deciphers secret code in Laputa

According to this former soldier, the message that director Hayao Miyazaki hid in morse code has never been revealed until now.

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Hayao Miyazaki’s latest comeback is so that he can leave an anime behind for his grandson

76-year-old anime legend wants the film to be his legacy after he moves on to the next world.

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Whether or not you get to undress these characters depends on how quick you are to click your mouse.

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Pokémon’s Team Rocket officially begins real-life recruiting new members this month

Considering a career in Pokémon crime? This could be your big chance!

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North Korea missile alert manga produced by Japanese government office

The cartoon might look cute and colourful, but the message it conveys is frightening.

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Japanese women rank the otaku obsessions they can most forgive in a partner

From manga to figurines, this list shows how 14 otaku hobbies fare in the romantic world.

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Heartbroken visitors leave tributes to Japan’s anime-loving penguin Grape-kun at new memorial

The artist who created the penguin’s 2-D anime crush has even left a beautiful illustration in honour of their memory.

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Someone gave Stephen King’s IT an anime transformation

One fan of both anime and horror saw an opportunity here and created a spooky new visage in the Japanese style.

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Busty or boobless? Japanese Twitter debates which makes for more beautiful kimono anime art

Opinions divided over traditional aesthetics versus modern sexiness.

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Do women who love manga have a harder time finding real-life romance?

Survey finds a big gap in the dating histories of women who enjoy Japanese girls’ comics and those who don’t.

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The six lucky fortunes in the collection range from small to eye-popping.

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Anime-style magical girl video series promotes good subway manners…in Los Angeles?!?【Videos】

The City of Angels gets a new guardian of manners with the bilingual Japanese/English Super Kind series.

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Japan’s anime-loving penguin Grape-kun passes away at Tobu Zoo

The cardboard cut-out he fell in love with was moved from the enclosure to be with the penguin as he passed away.

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Totoro has a sequel? Thousands of Japanese Twitter users shocked to learn of Ghibli follow-up

Twitter user shares screenshots of Hayao Miyazaki anime that surprising number of fans haven’t heard of, and which can be seen next month.

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