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    Saturday October 10, 2020
  • VIDEO: Celebrate Naruto’s Birthday with His Best Fights

    Happy Birthday, Naruto Uzumaki!!

    Celebrate Naruto's birthday with this special video of his best fights from the series! Hit the jump to watch! 

  • Saturday September 19, 2020
  • FEATURE: Ordinary People in Extraordinary Worlds, Celebrating the Characters of Mamoru Hosoda

    Marking the great man's birthday with a celebration of the grounded and relatable characters that make his films so special

    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.

  • Tuesday July 28, 2020
  • Love Live! Sunshine!! Riko VA Rikako Aida to Live-stream Her Birthday Event on August 8

    AR visualization collaborated with Shibuya 5G Entertainment Project is planned

    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.

  • Monday June 29, 2020
  • PriPara Laala VA Himika Akaneya to Live-stream Her Birthday Event on July 17

    She is now accepting requests for the plans that the fans would like her to do at the event

    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.

  • Tuesday June 23, 2020
  • Kizuna AI Live-streams Her Birthday Countdown Program on June 29

    Her official logo is also revealed

    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.

  • Friday July 31, 2020
  • ESSAY: How Junji Ito Exaggerated Real-World Fears to Become a True Horror Master

    Happy Birthday, Junji Ito!

    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!

  • Friday May 22, 2020
  • Hideaki Anno Wears Red Hood & Ultraman 60 T-shirt to Celebrate His 60th Birthday

    He has been working on the postponed "Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time"

    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!

  • Sunday May 24, 2020
  • Happy Birthday, Space Cowboy: A Shinichiro Watanabe Retrospective

    In honor of his birthday, let's celebrate the tremendous work by anime auteur and 'Cowboy Bebop' director Shinichiro Watanabe

    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!

  • Monday May 4, 2020
  • The Quintessential Quintuplets Anime Official Website & Twitter Celebrate The Nakano Sisters' Birthday

    The 12-episode TV anime first season is available on Crunchyroll

    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!

  • Friday March 27, 2020
  • Anime Character Designer Cutely Celebrates Boruto & Sarada's Birthdays on Twitter

    51-year-old renowned animator has been attached to the franchise since the first Naruto TV anime

    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!

  • Monday December 30, 2019
  • Celebrating the Voice Behind Love Live's Best Idol, Sora Tokui!

    A celebration of one of the most energetic voices in anime

    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!

  • Monday December 23, 2019
  • Birthday Event for Re:Zero Heroine Ram and Rem to Return in Shibuya

    A special bonus item will be distributed only on their birthday, February 2

    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.

  • Sunday December 29, 2019
  • How Utena Helped Me Understand My Queerness

    On Utena Tenjou's birthday, I'm examining how her unconventional queer adolescence shed some light on mine

    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.