With the release of its latest February 2020 issue today, Tokuma Shoten's Animage monthly anime magazine reaches its 500th issue. The series featured on the cover and front pages of the memorial issue is the ongoing TV anime Fate/Grand Order - Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia. Hit the jump for more details.
For the 1st time in nearly 36 years, Tokuma Shoten is issuing a 2nd print run for an issue of Animage magazine that sold out almost immediately. The sales were in part due to the popularity of TV anime Mr. Osomatsu, which graces the cover of the February 2016 issue of Animage. Hit the jump to learn more.
Tokuma Shoten's Animage monthly magazine released an apology to the staff and fans of the K: Return of Kings TV anime on its official website on November 10. It has been criticized for posting too much detailed spoilers for the upcoming story of the TV anime second season till its 10th episode in the December 2015 issue. Hit the jump for more story.
A new book commemorates 50 years of TMS Entertainment animation by collecting articles previously published in Tokuma Shoten's Animage magazine. Hit the jump to learn more.
Animage, one of the oldest anime magazines in Japan, revealed the winners of their annual award "Anime Grand Prix" in the June 2012 issue. The main categories of the award this year were dominated by the Inazuma Eleven anime series which is based on the Level-5's video game series of the same title. Check the winners after the jump!
One of the oldest Japanese anime magazines in my bookshelves is Animage's 1979 August issue. Tokuma Shoten began publishing it in July 1978, so this was their 14th issue. It was the time before the words such as "Otaku" or "Moe" were born among the anime/manga community in Japan. Revisit the anime titles from 33 years ago after the jump!