Menma is back! As a statue, that is. The Anohana Project official Twitter account posted progress photos of the nearly life-sized Honma "Menma" Meiko statue supervised by the character designer, Tanaka Masayoshi. See the photos and more about the Anohana Summer Festival in Odaiba, plus a new Anohana collaboration with a Japanese Pro baseball team after the jump!
The people who see the Gintama: The Movie: The Final Chapter: Be Forever Yorozuya film in Japanese theaters will receive a memo pad as a special gift. The cover illustration of the pad is drawn by the manga author Hideaki Sorachi himself, but no actual manga pages are included inside. Hit the jump for more details.
Many updates for the forthcoming Gintama movie are building up excitement ahead of the premiere on July 6th in Japan. Now comes news that Gintama-branded popcorn will also be available at selected theaters in 3 flavors to go with 3 characters from the show, Kagura, Gintoki and...Hijikata! What about the glasses!? Even the film's director, Shinji Takamatsu had to tweet about it. More after the jump!
It was first announced on the first day of this year's Machi Asobi festival, but the official site for the Kara No Kyoukai -The Garden Of Sinners- movie has been updated with the announcement of the anime adaptation of the Fate/Zero Cafe spin-off manga featured alongside the aforementioned film later this Summer. Take a look at each character and the sample manga after the jump!
You may have seen the Mameshiba and Gintama collaboration movie PV in a previous report, and now Gintama went further and hijacked the Mameshiba official site! Get the look after the jump!
Japanese fast food chain Lotteria will sell a special burger to celebrate the release of Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo on Blu-ray and DVD on Wednesday in Japan. The burger, named "Q Dan Cheese Burger" has 9 beef patties and slices of cheese, which is a pun on the pronunciation of number "9" in Japanese, "Kyu". Get a good look after the jump!
Every time people say we need more comedy, I hear "a comedy like Daily Lives of High School Boys". That's how much people love the manga and Matsui Daigo, the director of Afro Tanaka is taking on the project of making the popular manga into a live action movie. See photos of cast after the jump!
During the live event with the Puella Magi Madoka Magica voice actresses at Anime Contents Expo 2013 in Japan that is underway, they have announced that the third movie will be in theaters this fall. Hit the jump for the link to the teaser trailer
A Certain Magical Index: Endymion's Miracle (Japanese title: Toaru Majutsu no Index: Endymion no Kiseki) premiered in Japan on February 23rd. Click here for more details and photos!
Traditionally, the last week of March and the first week of April are one of the busiest seasons for the movie theaters in Japan. Because of school spring break, most of the movies in this season are targeting at kids audience, and sometimes their parents, too. Check the flyers for the upcoming anime movies after the jump!
Shinjuku Marui One is one of the few locations that are Otaku friendly in stylish Shinjuku and does many collaborations with anime. There are multiple collaborations going on and one of them is for STAR DRIVER the Movie. Click for photos of the collaboration desserts!