Gen Urobuchi must really enjoy visiting the United States! Japan Expo USA has announced that the writer of hit series such as Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Fate/Zero, PSYCHO-PASS, Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet and Kamen Rider Gaim will be their guest of honor not too long after his appearance at Anime Expo in Los Angeles, CA during Independence Day weekend. More after the jump!
The 20th anniversary Sailor Moon website announced on June 20 that the six main cast members of the upcoming musical "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon -Petite Étrangère-" will attend Japan Expo in France on July 5, the premiere day of the long-awaited new anime series Sailor Moon Crystal. Hit the jump for more details.
Earlier this morning we posted the first teaser for K Missing Kings, which follows up on the K anime series when it premieres in Japan this July. Fans in the United States and France have an opportunity to see it even earlier, though, because the anime film will have its world premiere at Anime Expo and Japan Expo. Hit the jump for more.
The official site for Japan Expo announced on March 7 that 28-year-old popular Japanese otaku singer/actress Shoko Nakagawa, also known as Shokotan, will make her first appearance at this year's event scheduled for July 2 to 6. She will sing on the Live House stage for a J-POP and anime showcase. Hit the jump for more information.
The addicting browser game Cookie Clicker is a smash hit in Japan and a lot of people spent the last long weekend clicking and baking with their grandmas. Apparently many people in the game industry are also hooked and Fire Emblem character designer Yusuke Kozaki is one of them. See his illustration of Grandma from Cookie Clicker after the jump!