You can already get Funko's Pop! vinyl figures for pretty much everything in the world, and soon that list will extend to the sugary metal stylings of BABYMETAL. Funko announced a new series of figures based on the group's members, and retailers have them up for pre-order at $9.99, with an estimated release of December. Hit the jump for more.
Pro-wrestlers Hiroshi Tanahashi and Togi Makabe of New Japan Pro Wrestling are joined by comedian Yoshio Kojima and child actress Eva-chan in a special program to promote the upcoming anime film, Doraemon: Nobita and the Birth of Japan 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
A live-action adaptation of Fujiko Fujio's classic manga and anime, Doraemon, is in the works in the People's Republic of China, and the resulting product is a little different than one might expect. Hit the jump to check out the teaser trailer and key visuals.
A year after classic robot cat from the future anime Doraemon hit the US, the version that Americans got on Disney XD will begin airing on the UK's cable and satellite channel Boomerang on 17 August, with episodes daily at 7:30am. More after the jump.
Two of Japan's largest pop culture properties, Sanrio's Hello Kitty and Fujio Fujiko's Doraemon, are collaborating to create new lines of cross-over character goods. Hit the jump to learn more.