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    Friday June 25, 2021
  • Batman Ninja The Show Hits Japanese Stages in October of 2021

    Main cast and staff revealed for action stage production featuring popular DC Comics heroes and villains

    The Dark Knight is returning to feudal Japan soon, because a stage play adaptation of Batman Ninja (known as Ninja Batman in Japan) entitled Batman Ninja The Show will be staged in Tokyo beginning in October of 2021, and now the main cast, the main staff, and a teaser visual for the production have been revealed. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday June 21, 2021
  • Blood Blockade Battlefront Stage Play Hits Tokyo and Osaka in Fall 2021

    Main cast, staff, and key visual revealed for third stage adaptation based on Yasuhiro Nightow's manga

    The third stage play adaptation has been announced for Blood Blockade Battlefront (known in Japan as Kekkai Sensen), a supernatural action manga by Yasuhiro Nightow, and the main cast, the main staff, and a cool new key visual have been revealed for the production. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday June 18, 2021
  • Ouran High School Host Club Gets Musical Stage Play in January of 2022

    Adaptation based on popular romantic comedy manga by Bisco Hatori will run in Tokyo and Osaka

    The boys (and girl) of Ouran High School Host Club are heading back to school in January of 2022, because a live-action musical stage play based on the popular romantic comedy manga by Bisco Hatori is being produced in Tokyo and Osaka. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday May 4, 2021
  • Final Fantasy XIV Fan Explores Eorzea on the Silver Screen

    Can an intrepid employee of a temporarily closed theater acquire the hair-cut cosmetic of their dreams?

    Tokyo is currently experiencing state of emergency closures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that hasn't prevented one intrepid Final Fantasy XIV fan from grinding for the cosmetics of their dreams in an interesting new way: by using a movie theater projection screen as their monitor! Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday April 14, 2021
  • Sarazanmai Celebrates Two Years of Kappa with Custom Manhole Cover

    Decorated utility item is installed near the Kappabashi intersection in Taito City, Tokyo, Japan

    Hold on to your butts, because Sarazanmai - a 2019 original TV anime about three troubled teens who transform into kappa and try to resolve mortal attachments in a rather eye-brow raising way - is celebrating its 2nd anniversary with a pun-filled promotion: a custom manhole cover. Hit the jump to learn the details, dish.

  • Sunday February 28, 2021
  • Armored Trooper VOTOMS Art Exhibit Conquers Nakano in March

    Installation at the Gallery of Hakaba venue features setting materials, models, and more

    Some quick news for fans of classic Sunrise mecha anime: Armored Trooper VOTOMS is receiving a fancy Bluray box set in Japan, and to celebrate this newest release, the Gallery of Hakaba venue in Nakano Broadway, Nakano Ward, Tokyo, Japan is featuring an art exhibition for Armored Trooper VOTOMS that will run from March 04 - 14, 2021. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday February 1, 2021
  • Heaven's Design Team Shares Fruits of Science Museum Collab

    Materials from the TV anime team-up with the National Museum of Nature and Science are available for a limited time

    The popular and educational manga / TV anime Heaven's Design Team (known as Tenchisozo Design Bu in Japan) has been collaborating with the National Museum of Nature and Science in Tokyo since December of 2020, but now for a limited time the general public can check out some of the audio and visual materials developed for the collaboration on a special web-site. Hit the jump to learn more.

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