"Kishimoto Masashi Naruto Ten (Exhibition)" opens at the Mori Arts Center Gallery in Tokyo Roppongi Hills for a run through June 28, 2015, before stopping at Osaka Culturarium at Tempozan between July 18 and September 27. All of the visitors will receive an official guest book "Shinden: Kaze no Sho" (New Legend: The Book of Wind) which includes a 19-page new manga episode by Kishimoto, and with this, the revelation of Kakashi's face.
Through this weekend, Kyoto Animation is taking orders for a first collection of replica production art from this season's Sound! Euphonium. This features key art of concert band club cute girls from the first two episodes, with 10 pages of B4 (364mm × 248.5mm) replica art, sleeve and stand for 2,160yen. Delivery is schedule for June. Get a look after the jump.
To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the debut of manga artist Nobuyuki Fukumoto, author of such works as Kaiji and Akagi, the Gallery of Fantastic Art in Tokyo is holding an exhibition of Fukuomoto's work as well as a collaboration cafe. Hit the jump to learn more.
Noted illustrator Range Murata's cover for the second half of Attack on Titan spin-off light novel series Harsh Mistress of the City. The story, written bywill be released in North America by Vertical in August and September. Get a look after the jump.
The Pokemon Center shops and Amazon Japan recently launched a monthly series of 12 stuffed pocket monster dolls, and following their salaryman Pikachu and Children's Day pikachu, next up, they're bundling the electric mouse for spring rain. This one goes on sale at the Pokemon Center May 16th and on Amazon Japan a week later. Get a look after the jump.
Crunchyroll Brand Manager Tiffako joins Evan and Victoria for the eight episode of CrunchyCast! Check out this week's episode where our hosts talk about Triage X, Punchline, and our upcoming visit to Kraken Con! Hit the jump for more details!
The Shiren the Wanderer series is celebrating its 20th anniversary, so Spike Chunsoft is here with a special introduction trailer for Shiren the Wanderer 5 Plus. Watch as it runs through a brief showcase of the roguelike's history before moving on to the enhanced PS Vita port of 5 after the jump.
A preview for the upcoming animated film The Red Turtle, a French-Japanese co-production directed by Michael Dudok de Wit and co-produced by Studio Ghibli, will be shown at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. Hit the jump to learn more about this unique film.
The official 90 second trailer for Nippon Animation's upcoming theatrical film, Sinbad: The Flying Princess and the Secret Island, is now available online. Hit the jump to check it out.
Two types of theater ads and a standee of the face of Titan for the upcoming two-part live-action adaptation films based on Hajime Isayama's hugely successful manga series Attack on Titan are revealed. You can take a photo inside of the mouth of the Titan standee. Check the details after the jump.
Four-member Japanese rock band Bump of Chicken released their double A-side 24th single "Hello, world!/Colony" on April 22. The former is the OP song for the ongoing TV anime Blood Blockade Battlefront, while the latter is used as the theme song for the live-action film Parasyte: The Final Chapter. Check the PVs after the jump.
Akio Ohtsuka, the voice of Metal Gear Solid's Snake, Fate/zero's Rider and Ghost in the Shell's Batou recently released a book entitled Seiyuu Soul: I’ll stop being just a Seiyuu, and to provide it, he got behind the register at Sofmap. Check out the results after the jump.
The official website for the Sailor Moon 20th anniversary project yesterday revealed the jacket image of the first press limited edition of the upcoming 8th volume of Sailor Moon Crystal featuring Chibiusa. The disc contains the upgraded versions of the 15th and 16th episode. Hit the jump for more details.
The PriPara TV anime series, based on an arcade trading card game co-developed by Takara Tomy and syn Sophia, premiered in Japan on July 5, 2014. To celebrate the protagonist Laala Manaka's debut 1st anniversary, special events featuring the VAs will be held in Tokyo on July 12. Check the details after the jump.
It is confirmed that the 19th Detective Conan film, Sunflowers of Inferno, which opened on 349 screens in Japan on April 18, has already drawn over one million moviegoers by April 24, only in seven days from its premiere. It is expected to earn around 4.5 billion yen from its entire theatrical run. Hit the jump for more details.