Japanese e-bookstore eBookJapan yesterday reported the result of its latest online survey, "Which manga character do you want to cosplay for Halloween?" It was conducted with the store's 1,055 registered members (female: 739, male: 316) between October 10 and 19. Check both genders' top 5 choices after the jump.
Animate’s latest merchandising campaign revolves around Brothers Conflict, and right now the retailer is handing out special Halloween coasters featuring the pretty boys of Brothers Conflict posing as spooky mummies, cats, and with adorable pumpkin regalia. Hit the jump for more!
Get ready to ring in Halloween Vocaloid style, fans in LA and New York: Good Smile Company is releasing a new Halloween-themed Hatsune Miku Nendoroid. Check out the concept art and find out where you can pick her up after the jump.
The Halloween Junky Orchestra is a spooky all-star musical project monster mash spearheaded by HYDE (Vamps) that includes the likes of Acid Black Cherry, DAIGO (BREAKERZ), kyo (D'ERLANGER), Tommy february6/Tommy heavenly6, Kanon Wakeshima, and many other luminaries of Japan's Visual-kei / J-rock scene. Dig the full video for the supergroup's Halloween Party after the jump!
Massachusetts-based super fan Prairie Rose Clayton has been making anime Jack-o'-lanterns since she got her first Pumpkin Masters saw way back in 1997. This year, she’s continuing the tradition with an awesome series of pumpkin’ heads based on the characters who populate the Tiger & Bunny universe. Check them out after the jump!
Everyone celebrates Halloween differently. Some go out and lose their minds, some marathon scary movies and eat candy until their eyes and teeth fall out, but allow me to humbly recommend some TV game fodder for relentlessly frightful quality time with a controller in your hand. Get freaky after the jump!
In honor of the frightful festivities now taking place, we humbly present another selection of strange, bizarre, and baffling Halloween costumes that only could have come from the wilder side of the Land of the Rising Sun. Check them out and try not to scream after the jump!
In three days, the creatures of the night will rise from their graves, scrabbling at your doors for... well, candy. That's not so bad! After the jump check out fan-made art of your favorite characters from Phoenix Wright, Gundam Wing, Sailor Moon, Naruto and more as they get in costume and crash the party! Plus: a chance to submit your own art for a future Fanart Friday!
Japan does holidays a little differently from the rest of the world. And while we concern ourselves with jack-o-lanterns, spooky skeletons, and hook nosed witches, Japan has ideas of its own about what kinds of costumes and accessories best suit “the season of scaring.” Prepare to be baffled and amazed after the jump!
Halloween is almost here, which means it's time to put creepy decorations around the house and watch lots of horror movies! This week's Fanart Friday switches out from games and anime to horror movie icons Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Pinhead, and more--along with the cutest little Sadako (from The Ring) that you ever did see. More after the jump!