Celebrate Naruto's birthday with this special video of his best fights from the series! Hit the jump to watch!
When Mamoru Hosoda made The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, he was immediately hailed as the second coming of Hayao Miyazaki. Five films later, he has gone one step beyond that and carved a niche of his own, with his own signature. On the occasion of his birthday, we take a look at what makes his films, and the characters of his films, so special. Read on to learn more.
To celebrate her 28th birthday, voice actress Rikako Aida, best known as Riko Sakurauchi in Love Live! Sunshine!!, will live-stream a special event "RIKAKO AIDA Birthday Talk & Live 2020 with You" on PIA LIVE STREAM from 19:00 on August 8, 2020 (JST). The one-night-only event will include her talk and mini live stage (without the audience). Hit the jump for more details.
In the "I hava an important announcement" video posted last night, 25-year-old voice actress Himika Akaneya announced that her birthday online event will be live-streamed on her official YouTube channel on July 17. She is best known as the voice of Laala Manaka in the PriPara franchise and has been performing as a member of the voice actress idol unit i☆Ris. Hit the jump for more information.
The internationally famous virtual YouTuber Kizuna AI will live-stream her birthday countdown program "EVERYDAY with U!" on Mildom and bilibili from 23:00 on June 29 (JST) / 07:00 on June 29 (PT). She was born with a mission "I want to connect with you" on June 30, 2016, and has expanded her activities in various fields. Hit the jump for more details.
As a long-time horror fan, there aren't many things that scare me ... But Juji Ito's work sure does! Hit the jump to celebrate this horror master's birthday!
The official Twitter accounts for Studio Khara and his wife Moyoko Anno posted photos of Hideaki Anno wearing a red hood and a T-shirt with the logo of "Ultraman 60" (a parody of Ultraman 80) to celebrate his Kanreki / 60th birthday. In Japan, Kanreki is celebrated by wearing red clothes, such as cape and vest. Let's celebrate his birthday after the jump!
In honor of Cowboy Bebop director Shinichiro Watanabe's birthday, I'll be exploring the artistic depth of three anime from his impressive oeuvre and celebrating the very special spark that can be found in all his works. Read more after the jump!
Today, May 5 is, as fans know well, the birthday of the Nanako quintuplet sisters. Following the five-day countdown on Twitter, The Quintessential Quintuplets anime's official website now displays a special illustration for the special day for one day only. Let's celebrate together after the jump!
Today, March 27 is Boruto Uzumaki's birthday and the upcoming March 31 is also Sarada Uchiha's. To celebrate the two's memorial days, Tetsuya Nishio, the character designer of the BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS TV anime series, has posted a cute celebratory illustration on the anime's official Twitter. Check out the special gift after the jump!
It's time to celebrate Sora Tokui's birthday! Known today for her roles as Nero Yuzurizaki, Nico Yazawa, and Maya Jouga, let's take a look at the rest of the impressive list of her accomplishments for this special occasion. Hit the jump to read more!
As reported several times, Shibuya Marui department store in Tokyo has offered special time-limited events for the birthdays of the three main heroines in the Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- franchise since 2017. Its third event for the twin sister maid girls, Ram and Rem, is set to be held between January 31 and February 16, 2020. Hit the jump for more details including the photos from this year.
Utena Tenjou's queer coming-of-age isn't so rosy, but it presents its own important perspective on how we view the gender binary. Celebrate Utena's birthday by hitting the jump and seeing how this queer writer learned from Utena's story.