At next weekend's inaugural AnimeJapan trade show, Aniplex will be presenting a special gallery of 28 characters from 18 series dressed in formal attire for the occasion. Get a look after the jump.
At the center of the Kantai Collection (KanColle) phenomenon is Kadokawa Games' Free-To-Play browser game starring historic war ships anthromophized as cute girls. On September 11, 2013 it added its first non-Japanese vessel with Soviet destroyer Verniy. Now, three more foreign ships have joined the collection with the new addition of the German ships. Get a look after the jump.
Starting on Valentine's Day, and through the end of this month, EVANGELION STORE TOKYO-01 in Harajuku has been running a special White Day promotion, offering a card and small gift with purchase over 2,000yen. And, for folks buying presents for their significant others, the shop offered a selection of themed items. Get a look after the jump.
Ita-curtain (curtains with anime illustrations) maker Curtain Damashii posted a look at the products that they will be bringing to next weekend's AnimeJapan trade show, headlined by a very intense Madoka Magica Rebellion design as well as daring decor from Infinite Stratos, Sword Art Online, Oreimo and more. Get a look after the jump.
It's a holiday, at least in the East Asian countries in which couple participate in White Day. So, it must be time to check Fairy Tail author Hiro Mashima's Twitter for his celebration of the occasion. Get a look at the sketch he's posted after the jump.
TYPE-MOON, a Fate/stay night fame, has posted a promo for their Fire Girl series. The series written by by former Liar Soft screenwriter Meteo Hoshizora, and illustrated by BunBun, which points to an interesting issue or point of confusion. BunBun's art looks a whole lot like the work of Sword Art Online artist abec's, but she insists that BunBun is a separate, male artist. Get a look after the jump.
Ahead of next week's Anime Boston premiere of the English dub of Attack on Titan, FUNimation has begun rolling out the who's who for the new voice cast, with subscribers to their EVS service getting the advanced news. In the fourth wave, we find out who's voicing Mikasa! See who's who after the jump.
Following the three female character PVs, the official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Touka Takei's popular love comedy light novel series Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara, today posted the first PV featuring a male character, Megumu Touzokuyama. The girl-looking boy has Kana Hanazawa's voice in the anime, though. Check the clip after the jump.
The key visual for the upcoming TV anime special GJ Club @, the sequel of the 12-episode 2013 TV anime adaptation of Shin Araki's light novel series GJ Club, is revealed today. It is newly illustrated by the anime character designer Miwa Oshioma. Check more information after the jump.
It was officially announced yesterday on March 13 that a new TV anime series Pri-Para, which is based on Takara Tomy Arts' new arcade game of the same name, will premiere on TV Tokyo and its affiliates on July 5. The protagonist girl of the show Laala will be voiced by Himika Akaneya, a member of anison vocal idol unit i☆Ris. Check more information after the jump.
If you want to know what the Super Sentai heroes are doing after their duty, check the upcoming TV series Kanpai Senshi After V (Five). The new tokusatsu parody series focuses on only after-parties held after their battle against an evil organization, featuring drinking, karaoke, and moaning about their job. Check the no-action clip after the jump.
The Japanese government's Agency for Cultural Affairs announced on March 13 the recipients of the Minister of Education Award for Fine Arts for the year 2013. 34-year-old popular anime voice actress/singer Nana Mizuki is one of the 11 winners of the new face award. More information after the jump.
We saw the top 10 anime boyfriend poll earlier and now, here are the top 10 female anime characters Japanese male otaku voted on as their dream girlfriend for White Day tomorrow! Charapedia recently posted the results of their online survey and the results reflect votes from otaku. About 70% of the online votes were made by males in their teens~20s and the rest of the votes are from over 30s. See the results after the jump!
Announced at last week's Bitsummit indie games festival in Kyoto, Azure Striker Gunvolt is in the works at developers Comcept and Inti Creates. In addition to a Japanese release, the 2D platforming action is coming to Nintendo 3DS eShop in North America this summer. Read on for more.
With the anticipation around the Summer's planned stream of the long-awaited new Sailor Moon anime adaptation, the attempt to build hype with a countdown earlier on Thursday was well-intentioned, but backfired horribly when it was discovered that the site held all of the important files that weren't meant to be revealed yet. What was so important that had to be kept under wraps for eight days? Hit the jump to find out.