The first promotional video for the Attack On Titan Exhibition at the Ueno No Mori Museum in Tokyo being held this Winter has been posted online. The interactive exhibition will have a 1:1 ratio Colossus Titan, 360 degree exhibits using Oculus Rift head-mounted virtual reality displays, an exclusive short film and an audio tour of the exhibit by the Attack On Titan anime's voice cast. Watch the ad after the jump!
Fans always want to know more details about their favorite characters and the products characters use are no exception! A Japanese twitter user has compiled a list of road bike models according to Yowapeda characters and fans have found it very useful as a guide to know what brand and model of bike is used by their favorite characters. See the list after the jump!
As summer is coming to an end, Free! Eternal Summer is also coming to a close but the anime still has lots of releases left! The official site has revealed the album covers for both drama CD vol. 1 and radio CD vol. 1 for Eternal Summer and both are planned to go on sale on September 17th in Japan. See both covers after the jump!
They are bad to the bone and people love to hate them or hate them but can't stop loving them. Japanese anime poll site Charapedia recently posted the results of a recent poll to decide the top 20 anime characters with bad/nasty personalities. See the results after the jump!
Volleyball anime Haikyu!! has its first Nintendo 3DS game in Haikyu!! Tsunage! Itadaki No Keshiki!! slated for release on September 25th and who is best to explain what the game is about? The characters! The game's official site recently conducted a poll to find out which character fans wanted to see in the intro video and the 6th character was revealed in his own video, where he explained the overview of the game. Did he do a good job? Watch the video after the jump!
The TAKAYUKI TAKEYA Version of the Colossus Titan from Attack On Titan was first previewed during Summer Wonder Festival and the pre-order window officially opened yesterday in Japan for a limited edition of 500 units with serial number. Check out the product photos after the jump!
Green-haired cyclist Yusuke Makishima from Yowapeda left a very strong impression on anime viewers not only with his distinctive "spider" climbing style and his memorable speech style, he also left an impression with his very questionable fashion sense. Bandai has apparently decided to make an actual room wear ensemble for the fans to try out his fashion sense as well. Do you dare to wear it? You decide after the jump!
The live-action adaptation of Princess Jellyfish will hit the theaters in Japan at the end of this year, but before the movie opens, have you seen the first photos of Masaki Suda dressed as Kurako while cross-dressing yet? It's considered one of the important factors that decides if the movie will be successful and they have been officially posted! Check them out after the jump!
While the animation production team is working busily on the upcoming Fate/stay night at Ufotable, the ufotable cafes around Japan with licensed goods sales have posted their newest item! Following the seasonal theme, a Japanese summer staple in Somen noodles will be sold in a nice Fate/stay night branded box. More after the jump!
New preview videos of the Character Song Series albums for Rin, Nagisa and Rei from Free!-Eternal Summer- have been posted and vols. 3, 4 and 5 in the series will be on sale on the same day of September 3rd in Japan for 1200 yen each. Watch all 3 videos after the jump!
The recently released Futon Cover For Smartphones by Japanese prize maker Kitan Club is a hit in the world of Japanese Gacha (coin operated machine) prizes. People not only rested their tired little smartphones inside of the soft Japanese bedding, but also used anime figures to recreate fun scenes from anime! Now there is a photo contest going on hosted by the manufacturer! Check out the entries from Twitter contest after the jump!
The Lantis official channel has posted preview videos of the Haruka Nanase vol. 1 and Makoto Tachibana vol. 2 Character Song series mini albums for Free! Eternal Summer. The first two volumes will be released on August 20th in Japan. The Character Song series is confirmed to have total of 8 volumes, including the new members of the Samezuka swimming team.Listen to Haruka and Makoto's songs after the jump!
How did you like the first half of the AKIRA interview at J-POP Summit Festival in San Francisco? In the second half of the interview, we talked about anime! Read all about it plus more photos of her from J-POP Summit Festival after the jump!
Model and now solo artist AKIRA has many faces, such as a magazine model who graces the cover of popular magazine KERA, the lead singer of DISACODE and now a solo artist who sings the ending theme of Black Butler: Book of Circus “Aoki Tsuki Michite”. I was able to catch up with the singer/model during San Francisco’s, J-POP Summit Festival in July. AKIRA had just finished her first performance as a solo artist the day before at the time of this interview. I hope you get to know AKIRA in this first half of the two-part interview after the jump!
So what if Free! was only ranked in the 10th spot in the recent poll that asked Japanese otaku which anime reminds them of Summer. The sexy summer swimming anime is still aiming to be "the" summer anime and this cute short TV spot for the new Free! Eternal Summer Aqua Charm Collection line features Haruka in water doing what he does best! Watch it after the jump!