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    Saturday September 5, 2020
  • Check Out Digest Clip of Lyrical Nanoha 15th Anniversary Concert "Lyrical☆Live" Blu-ray

    A new project from the franchise was announced in the end of the event

    The official YouTube channel for the Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha franchise has started streaming a two-minute digest clip of the forthcoming Blu-ray "Lyrical☆LIVE" that includes its 15th-anniversary concert of the same name held at Yoyogi National Gymnasium's 1st Gymnasium on January 18 and 19, 2020. Check out the highlights of the memorial event after the jump!

  • Monday July 27, 2020
  • The [email protected] Franchise to Release Its 15th Anniversary Song in September

    The idol-themed franchise was launched in July 2005

    In the live-streaming program for the 15th-anniversary of the [email protected] franchise on Sunday, it was announced that the 15th-anniversary song "Nando demo Waraou" (Let's laugh as many times as we want) performed by the five brands' joint team THE [email protected] FIVE STARS!!!!! will be released digitally on September 16, 2020. Check out a preview for the song and more memorial PVs after the jump!

  • Wednesday June 24, 2020
  • Uta no Prince-sama Franchise to Release 10th Anniversary Single with Three Different Jackets

    The 10th anniversary event, book, and merchandise are also planned

    Broccoli's multimedia franchise Uta no Prince-sama was launched with its first PlayStation Portable game on June 24, 2010, and marks its tenth anniversary today on June 24, 2020. Its tenth anniversary project site also opens today, announcing various plans for the memorial year. Hit the jump for more information.

  • Friday April 10, 2020
  • Kino's Journey -the Beautiful World- Light Novel Series Opens Its 20th Anniversary Project Site

    Self-parody spin-off series "Gakuen Kino" to get its first drama CD

    KADOKAWA has opened the 20th-anniversary project site for Keiichi Sigsawa's adventure fantasy light novel series Kino's Journey —the Beautiful World—, along with its anniversary logo. Also, the Blu-ray box of the second TV anime series in 2017, Kino's Journey —the Beautiful World— the Animated Series, is set to be released on September 30, 2020. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday November 21, 2019
  • How Pokémon Gold and Silver Made Kids Way More Popular

    Having a cell phone made the whole world more vibrant

    Twenty years ago, Pokémon Gold and Silver were released in Japan. And thanks to a new feature, the main character became the most popular person in the Johto region. Hit the jump to read about how this impacted both the game and the player!

  • Sunday October 20, 2019
  • Celebrating 20 Years of One Piece With YOUR Favorite Moments!

    Today marks 20 years of the One Piece anime, and we reveal your favorite moments!

    It’s been an amazing 20 years of pirate action, drama, and laughs, and to celebrate we’re looking at amazing and memorable scenes. We counted down what we felt were some of the most memorable moments in One Piece history, but we asked you all to tell us what were your favorite moments. Curious to see what other readers selected? Hit the jump and find out! 

  • Sunday October 13, 2019
  • Thanks For the Memories: 20 Years of The Big O

    Decades after its Toonami heyday, The Big O's world of desperately constructed identity is more essential than ever

    A whole fandom generation has passed between when The Big O was a Toonami staple and today. Click the link to find out why new fans should celebrate the stylish and icon The Big O!

  • Thursday October 10, 2019
  • Relive One Piece’s Most Memorable Moments for Its 20th Anniversary!

    We’re celebrating 20 years of One Piece with a video collection of the very best moments in the series!

    One Piece is turning 20, and that means it’s time for a huge celebration! We’ve created videos of the very best One Piece moments to look back on and remember the great adventures that Luffy and co have embarked on during their journey to find the One Piece. Curious to see if any of your favorite moments made the list? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Monday October 7, 2019
  • Nana Mizuki Celebrates Lyrical Nanoha's 15th Anniversary with Insert Song Performance Clips

    She has sung a total of 17 songs for the Nanoha franchise

    In commemoration of the Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha franchise's 15th anniversary, Nana Mizuki's official YouTube channel has started streaming six live concert clips of the anime's insert songs, in addition to the full-length music video for "Play."  She has voiced one of the franchise's main characters, Fate Testarossa, since its first TV anime in 2004. Watch her gorgeous performances after the jump!

  • Tuesday October 1, 2019
  • Lyrical Nanoha Franchise Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Special Illustration and Messages from Two Main VAs

    Yukari Tamura (Nanoha VA): " I am very thankful to be involved in such a wonderful franchise."

    To commemorate its 15th anniversary, an official portal site for the Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha franchise is opened with a newly-drawn memorial illustration today on October 1. Its first TV anime series started airing in Japan just 15 years ago from today, October 1, 2004. Read special messages from Nanoha VA Yukari Tamura and Fate VA Nana Mizuki after the jump!

  • Friday October 19, 2018
  • Futari wa PreCure Anniversary Watch Released for PreCure Franchise's Memorial Year

    The special watch will be produced in a limited edition of 2004

    In commemoration of the PreCure franchise's 15th anniversary, Imperial Enterprise has started offering an official memorial wristwatch inspired by the world and characters of the first TV series Futari wa PreCure on its official online store REMICO today on October 19. Check out the details of the special item after the jump!

  • Sunday April 15, 2018
  • "Yuruyuri" Anime's Four Main Voice Cast Post 7th Anniversary Comments on Twitter

    The memorial event "Nanamori Middle School Happy Birthday" will be held in Tokyo on April 22

    Nanamori-chu Goraku-bu (The Nanamori Middle School Amusement Club) was formed by the four main voice actresses of the Yuruyuri anime series: Shiori Mikami (Akari Akaza), Yuka Ohtsubo (Kyoko Toshino), Minami Tsuda (Yui Funami), and Rumi Ohkubo (Chinatsu Yoshikawa), to perform its themes songs in 2011. The anime's official Twitter posted their comments for the anime and unit's seventh anniversary.

  • Friday February 16, 2018
  • TV Anime "Princess Tutu" Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary with Orchestra Concert in April

    Junichi Sato (Sailor Moon, Hugtto! PreCure)'s ballet-themed fantasy anime aired in 2002-2003

    Following the Blu-ray box release last August, a special orchestra concert to commemorate the TV anime Princess Tutu's 15th anniversary, titled "Princess Tutu 15th Anniversary Concert Kinkan-cho Music Festival ~Das Goldkronefest~," is confirmed to be held at Mitaka City Public Hall in Tokyo on April 14. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Sunday December 31, 2017
  • Kodansha Launches "Shaman King" 20th Anniversary Site

    Kodansha previously teased a special announcement

    After a week of anticipation that included a teaser site, Kodansha has officially taken the wraps off of its special announcement and it's none other than the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Shaman King. Hit the jump for the details.

  • Friday May 19, 2017
  • "TOBU × Tatsunoko Pro GoGo Project" Ties Up Studio With Department Store Celebrating Same Anniversary

    Tatsunoko Productions and the TOBU Department Store flagship are both located in Ikebukuro

    To celebrate the 55th anniversary of Tatsunoko Productions, the studio has taken it upon itself to tie up with a local department store located close to its studio, which also happens to be celebrating its 55th anniversary. Rather than let an obvious cross-promotional oppportunity go to waste, the Tobu department store and Tatsunoko have an entire slate of events and promotional activities planned under the TOBU × Tatsunoko Pro GoGo Project.