The Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan is currently closed for extensive renovations, but will re-open in July of 2016 with a new exhibition planned and supervised by acclaimed director Hayao Miyazaki. Hit the jump to learn more.
The celebrations continue for the 35th anniversary of Dr. Slump & Arale-chan, the 1981 TV anime based on the classic Dr. Slump gag manga by Akira Toriyama, and this time the Penguin Village crew will be partying at a limited-time collaboration cafe in Omotesando, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to n'cha.
The full cast for the upcoming stage-play adaptation of Actually, I Am - based on the supernatural comedy manga Jitsu wa, Watashi wa... by Eiji Matsuda - have been revealed in costume and make-up as their characters. Hit the jump to learn more.
Flowers of Evil, a stage play based on the manga of the same name by Shūzō Oshimi, has revealed its main cast as well as the key visual for the adaptation, which will run for 10 performances from July 27 - 31, 2016, at the Yume Machi Theater in Tokyo. Hit the jump to learn more.
The makers of Saekano - How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend are offering an experimental exhibition entitled the "Megumi Kato Project" at AnimeJapan 2016, an annual industry convention and trade show held in Tokyo. Hit the jump to learn more.
The When They Cry TV anime, a 2006 mystery / horror adaptation based on the popular Higurashi When They Cry sound novel series, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a special event art exhibition that runs for 3 days only in Tokyo. Hit the jump to learn more.
Flowers of Evil, a manga by Shūzō Oshimi about a group of young people caught up in a web of dysfunctional relationships, is being adapted into a stage play that will be performed by the Gekidan Takumi theater company at the Yume Machi Theater in Taitō, Tokyo, Japan in July of 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Mamoru Oshii Film Festival at the Shin-bungeiza theater in Ikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo, Japan, is kicking off its 2016 series in April with a live-talk event and screenings of both live-action and animated Patlabor films. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Kichijōji Art Museum in Kichijōji, Musashino, Tokyo, Japan, is hosting an exhibition of the science fiction-themed artwork of Moto Hagio, an influential author of shōjo manga who has been active in the industry since 1969. Hit the jump to learn more.
The 3rd annual "Tomida D'or Film Festival" - a festival created by Miss Tomida, a self-described "office lady" with an obsession for horror movies - is coming on February 27, 2016, to the Euro Live movie theater in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn all the gory details.
For the first time ever, Hatsune Miku will be performing alongside the NHK Symphony Orchestra as a special guest at the "N Sounds CLASSICS x POPS with SPECIAL ARTISTS" concert that celebrates the 90th anniversary of the founding of the NHK Symphony Orchestra. Hit the jump to learn more.
Whistle!, a soccer manga by Daisuke Higuchi, is being adapted into a stage play that will be performed in August and September of 2016 at the Theatre1010 venue in Adachi, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Bunbougu Cafe, a restaurant that encourages customers to doodle with pens and colored pencils while they dine, is teaming up with TV anime comedy Sekko Boys for a limited edition collaboration cafe that runs from February 17 - March 13, 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.