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    Thursday January 9, 2020
  • Tokuma Shoten's Animage Magazine Reaches 500th Issue Milestone

    Its first issue with the "Space Battleship Yamato" cover was published on May 26, 1978

    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.

  • Tuesday January 12, 2016
  • "Animage" Issue Featuring "Mr. Osomatsu" Sells Out, Spurs 2nd Printing

    The last time landmark sales led to a new print run being published was in 1980

    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.

  • Thursday November 12, 2015
  • Animage Magazine Apologizes for "K: Return of Kings" Spoilers

    Creator group has asked fans not to read the article

    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.

  • Sunday August 23, 2015
  • "Animage" Book Chronicles 50 Years of TMS Animation

    240 page book comes with "Golgo 13: The Professional" film as a bonus DVD

    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.

  • Thursday May 10, 2012
  • Inazuma Eleven Series Dominates Animage's 34th Anime Grand Prix

    The series wins the Grand Prix two years in a row

    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!

  • Sunday March 18, 2012
  • FEATURE: Japanese Anime Magazine Retrospective: "Animage" in August 1979

    The summer of the Galaxy Express 999 movie

    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!

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