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    Friday July 2, 2021
  • Higurashi Fans Can Now Hug a Cushion Version of Rena's Cleaver

    The cuddly weapon is now available for pre-order from Animate and Movic

    There are plenty of "sho kyute" things in Higurashi: When They Cry, and apparently Rena Ryūgū's cleaver is now on that list. A cuddly cushion shaped like the iconic weapon is now available for pre-order, so you can rest your head and fight your way through Hinamizawa. Check it out after the jump!

  • Sunday March 21, 2021
  • New Haikyu!! Nendoroid Features Yu Nishinoya Modeling His Second Uniform

    Check out the bonus pieces and props, plus purchase benefits

    There's a brand new Yu Nishinoya Nendoroid on the way! The Haikyu!! figure features Yu in his second uniform, along with multiple hairstyles and props. Plus, buyers get cute bonuses from participating shops. Have a look after the jump!

  • Monday November 9, 2020
  • Enjoy Family Dining at the Way of the Househusband Collab Café

    Animate Café and Pasela Resorts team up for the limited-time event

    Ever wish you could eat Tatsu's heartfelt househusband cooking? A new collab café from Animate and Pasela is making it happen! Check out the limited-time menu and bonus goods after the jump.

  • Wednesday August 26, 2020
  • Piapro Characters Form Idol Unit for Hatsune Miku's 13th Anniversary

    Limited memorial items featuring the four-type idol visuals will go on sale on September 12

    It has been 13 years since the birth of Hatsune Miku, who has been loved by fans of all ages. To celebrate her 13th anniversary, Animate and MOVIC will launch a special campaign "Hatsune Miku 13th Anniversary Fair ~Miku Miku Mix☆Idol Festival!~" from September 12, 2020. Check out the idol-themed visuals of the Piapro characters after the jump!

  • Wednesday May 20, 2020
  • Share an Umbrella with These Rainy Day KAGUYA-SAMA Goods

    Goods will be sold at Animate stores across Japan starting next month

    Animate is rolling out an adorable new line of KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR merch, featuring your favorite romantic fools decked out for a rainy day. Get a preview of the goods after the jump!

  • Monday February 10, 2020
  • Animate Akihabara Sells Latest Shonen Jump via Lottery Style Drawing

    "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" color pages and clear file bookmark inspire unprecedented demand

    Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba continues to be a publishing juggernaut in Japan, proving so popular that the latest issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine (in which Demon Slayer is serialized) is being sold at Animate's Akihabara location via lottery style drawing, a move that is largely unprecedented in the history of weekly manga magazines. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday January 27, 2020
  • "Kimetsu no Yaiba" Nichirin Blade's Three-type Tsuba Guards Offered from Movic

    Silver-nickel plating items will be shipped on April 17, 2020

    Animate group's anime/manga/game character goods company Movic has started accepting pre-orders for three types of Tsuba (round or squarish guard at the grip of Japanese swords) for Nichirintou/Nichirin Blade used by three members of the Demon Slayer Corps in the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba series. Check out details of the special build-to-order items after the jump.

  • Thursday January 10, 2019
  • BangG Dream! to Launch World Fair at Animate's 125 Stores Worldwide

    TV anime second season produced by Sanjigen premiered in Japan last Thursday

    Bushiroad's media mix project BanG Dream! will launch "BanG Dream! Animate World Fair" at Japan's largest retail store chain of anime, games, and manga merchandise, Animate's 125 stores worldwide from February 19, 2019. This the first time for the BanG Dream! franchise to hold this kind of international campaign simultaneously. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Monday January 7, 2019
  • Animate Prepares to Give Away Code Geass Zero Masks

    Have they kept the lessons of their Pop Team Epic endeavor in mind?

    Animate is preparing for the upcoming release of Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection with advance tickets, merchandise, and your very own (paper) Zero mask! Check out the goods after the jump.

  • Saturday June 2, 2018
  • Animate Girls Festival Prepares to Rule Ikebukuro This Fall

    Ninth annual fandom event brings all the girls to the yard

    Japan's biggest event centered on female fans is coming this November! Animate Girls Festival 2018 will be taking over Ikebukuro with guests, shops, collaborations, and more. Get the first bits of news after the jump.

  • Friday April 27, 2018
  • "Macross" Director Talks up His Latest Creation at Akiba Exhibit

    Animate's "Only Shop" rolls out Shoji Kawamori goods this month

    Mecha master Shoji Kawamori will be promoting his new spring title this month, and Animate is releasing merchandise from current and previous titles to celebrate! Visitors in May and June can pick up swag from Macross and Aquarion, and will also have an opportunity to meet the director himself. Hit the jump to preview the campaign!

  • Thursday April 12, 2018
  • Animate Cafe Gets Jazzed up for "Cowboy Bebop" Collaboration

    Celebrate 20 years of interstellar action next month

    Looking for a special way to celebrate 20 years of Cowboy Bebop? Animate Cafe and Good Smile are collaborating to create a special menu starting next month! Find out what we know so far after the jump.

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