The Shibuya Marui department store in Tokyo announced today that it will hold a special time-limited event for the birthday of Ram and Rem, the twin sister maid girls in Tappei Nagatsuki's popular light novel series Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-, titled "Re:Life of Ram & Rem's Birthday from Zero 2018" from January 20 to February 5, 2018. Hit the jump for more details.
In a commemoration of its third anniversary, Tokyo One Piece Tower will distribute a "Volume 333" book to all visitors with the LIVE & PARK pass from March 9, 2018 till the stock lasts. The special comic book is not for sale and is available only at the park for a limited time. Hit the jump for more details.
After the great success of this year's first attempt, Tokyo One Piece Tower, the first permanent indoor theme park dedicated to Eiichiro Oda's internatinally poplar One Piece mange series, will be again offering free admission for all visitors of all ages on the upcoming New Year's Day of 2018. The park opened in March 2015 and has attracted visitors from all over the world. Hit the jump for more details.
Executive committee of Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair (Kyo-Maf), the largest manga and anime comprehensive trade fair in the West Japan started in 2012, announced today that its sixth event attracted a total of 34,895 visitors in two days of September 16 and 17. See the official photos from the venues in Kyoto-city after the jump!
Following the very successful first one last year, OLINAS, a shopping mall located in Kinshi-cho, Tokyo, plans to hold the second collaboration event with the SCHOOL-LIVE! anime franchise in this year's Halloween season. Among the fans, OLINAS is believed to be the model for the TRON mall appeared in the TV anime. Hit the jump for more details.
Following the very successful one for Rem in February, the Shibuya Marui department store in Tokyo will hold another special time-limited event for the birthday of Emilia, one of the main heroines in Tappei Nagatsuki's popular light novel series Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- from September 15 to October 2. Hit the jump for more details.
The Anime Next 100 project announced today on August 7 that a three-day event "Anime Film Festival Tokyo 2017" is set to be held in Tokyo on October 13, 14 and 15. The project was launched in November 2016 to celebrate the 100-year history of Japanese animation since 1917. Hit the jump for more details.
Pony Canyon's official anime YouTube channel has posted a 10-minute preview for the upcoming DVD/Blu-ray "Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE! LOVE! ALL STAR!" that includes the special live event held at the Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Arena in Tokyo on March 18, featuring the anime series' nine main voice cast members. Check out how the voice the fans after the jump!
At last year's Nico Nico Chokaigi held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture for two days on April 29 and 30, 2016, virtual singer Hatsune Miku performed her first live kabuki show "Cho Kabuki Hanakurabe Senbon Zakura" with acclaimed kabuki actor Shidou Nakamura on the stage. Kadokawa has posted a short preview for the upcoming DVD/Blu-ray of the well-received performance.
Mixi Inc.'s XFLAG Studio, the developer of the mobile game Monster Strike and the publisher of the anime Monster Strike, has announced that its annual live entertainment event "XFLAG PARK 2017" will be held at the 1st to 6th Halls of the Makuhari Messe convention center in Chiba Prefecture for two days on July 8 and 9. Hit the jump for more details.
This year's Nico Nico Chokaigi was held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture, the same venue as the previous years, for two days on April 29 and 30, attracting 154,601 visitors in total. Many of its events were live-streamed via the Nico Nico Live service and were viewed by 5,059,976 people on the net. Check out the official photos from the event after the jump!
Here at Crunchyroll, we’re keeping the momentum going with the next stop on our convention tour -- Sakura-Con! Read on for details on events, swag, and much more!
The official website for the Osomatsu-san/Mr. Osomatsu anime series announced yesterday that special screening events of its selected TV anime episodes will be held at theaters across Japan this April. And a newly-produced short episode is confirmed to be included in the lineup. Hit the jump for more information!
Three members of VA unit Aqours from the Love Live! Sunshine franchise, Rikako Aida (Riko Sakurauchi), Kanako Takatsuki (Hanamaru Kunikida) and Aina Suzuki (Mari Ohara) visited Seoul, Korea, on December 10, 2016, for "Special Event: Aqours in Seoul." Bandai Channel's official YouTube channel has posted a 25-minute video report of the event.