An art exhibition exploring the works of Nisio Isin - a novelist responsible for such works as the Zaregoto series, the Monogatari series, and the Boukyaku Tantei series - is coming soon to Tokyo and Osaka. Hit the jump to learn more.
Puzzle-solving enthusiasts will soon have a chance at playing hero, because a real escape game inspired by My Hero Academia is coming soon to venues in Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya. Hit the jump to learn more.
Universal Studios Japan and Shueisha are once again teaming up for "Universal Jump Summer", a spectacular summer event at the Osaka amusement park that propels visitors into the worlds of some of Weekly Shōnen Jump's most popular and enduring manga, and this time two new additions have been added to the line-up: Hideaki Sorachi's Gintama and Hirohiko Araki's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure. Hit the jump to learn more.
Naoshi Arakawa's poignant manga, Your Lie in April, is being adapted into a stage play that will run in Tokyo and Osaka in the Summer season of 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.
From October 15 to 30, melcafe, an orthodox maid cafe in Nippombashi, Osaka, opens as a collaboration cafe with the recently ended TV anime Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-. During the two weeks period, the 38-seat cafe is decorated with character standees and POPs. Hit the jump foe more details.
Mainichi Broadcasting System (MBS)'s headquarter building in Osaka has set up a special exhibition area dedicated to the Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans TV anime series on its first floor, including a 1/10 scale statue of the anime's main mobile suit Gundam Barbatos and key animation drawings. Check the photo report after the jump.
The saga of Comiket, Tokyo Big Sight, and the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo continues with a new wrinkle: it appears Comiket organizers maybe be seeking new venues in Osaka and / or Nagoya. Hit the jump to learn more.
Namco's Osaka Nipponbashi store is now opening two Chara Pop Store at the same time on its first floor, one for the Haikyu!! anime series, another for GANGSTA. Chara Pop Store is a time-limited mini merchandise in-store shop dedicated for one specific anime title. Check the photo report after the jump.
A new exhibition dedicated to the Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova- anime franchise, mainly featuring the recently-released all new film Cadenza, started yesterday, November 7, at Japanese anime/manga merchandise company Cospa's event space Geestore Osaka Annex. Check the photo report after the jump!
As reported several times, Japanese anime/manga merchandise company Cospa has its own event space named Geestore Osaka Annex in Ota-Road (official name: Nipponbashi-suji Nishidori Arcade). Its current featured titles are Kin-iro Mosaic and Gakkou Gurashi!/School-Live!. Check the photo report after the jump.
I'm not sure if attempting to eat Koro-sensei is the most effective method of assassination, but that won't stop Osaka residents from trying when the Chara-yaki Store begins vending Assassination Classroom baked goods in May of 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.