Green-haired cyclist Yusuke Makishima from Yowapeda left a very strong impression on anime viewers not only with his distinctive "spider" climbing style and his memorable speech style, he also left an impression with his very questionable fashion sense. Bandai has apparently decided to make an actual room wear ensemble for the fans to try out his fashion sense as well. Do you dare to wear it? You decide after the jump!
Tamashii Nations AKIBA Showroom is Bandai's exhibition space for its various anime/game/tokusatsu character figures, which is located in the JR Akihabara station's East-West Hall. Its current main theme is the company's high quality collectable figure line, S.H. Figuarts. Check the latest photo report after the jump.
Bandai today reveals the details of the upcoming third season of the Aikatsu! TV anime series. In place of Ichigo Hoshimiya who was the protagonist in the first two seasons, the new season will feature her underclass girl character Akari Ozora voiced by Shino Shimoji. Check the key visual after the jump.
Big Hero 6 doesn't hit theaters until November, but Disney is already showing off Bandai's Baymax and Hiro toys. Get a look at the pictures and video of some of the toys headed our way this winter after the jump.
On June 24, Bandai announced the result of this year's "Who is your children's favorite character?" survey conducted with 800 Japanese parents. No surprise, Takashi Yanase's Anpanman takes the first place of the boy's & girl's combined ranking for 13 consecutive years since 2002. Check the result after the jump.
The Sunrise-produced Buddy Complex TV anime ended on a bit of a cliffhanger this past March along with a teaser that it would be continued. Rather than leave the series as is, the official site has announced that the anime will continue in a two-part special set to air this Fall, Hit the jump for the details.
If you're a big fan of the Hunter x Hunter manga, you'll know why Bandai wanted to make a Gon figure that's a little more grown-up than his normal look. If you're not, warning: spoilers ahead. Check out the pictures of one of the craziest Gon figure ever after the jump.
As reported several times, Bandai's Tamashii Nations AKIBA Showroom is located in the JR Akihabara station's East-West Hall and has become one of the must-go places in the otaku town. It is now greatly featuring its latest Kamen Rider figure-S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Kabuto. Check the photo report after the jump.
The official distributor for Gunpla Model kits has announced that more Barnes & Noble locations will begin to sell Gunpla model kits in more locations following a pilot sales program in 2013. Hit the jump for the details.
Following Cure Peace, Cure Happy, Cure Beauty, and Cure March scheduled for June, Premium Bandai's Tamashii Web store has finally started accepting pre-orders for S.H. Figuarts Cure Sunny, the fifth and final entry from one of the most successful PreCure TV anime series Smile PreCure!. Check the details after the jump.
After a couple of runs in Japanese capsule vending machines, Bandai is bringing its smartphone underpants to the US this spring. The silicon ornaments stretch to fit most models, and, if there's a functional element of the pervy little items, it's that they're said to protect the phone's home button... more at least make pressing it more exciting. More after the jump.
In commemoration of the release of the latest Tiger & Bunny film The Rising, Bandai Premium has started accepting pre-orders for 10 new hard jackets for smartphones (iPhone 5&5S) inspired by the heroes' costumes, including the new character for the film Golden Ryan. Check the details after the jump.