Kyoto is well-known for its historic districts that have stood the test of time, and over the next few months, those districts will be painted in the patterns of Tanjiro, Nezuko, and Rengoku as Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba will be taking over the old capital with events, exhibitions, and rallies all over. See a run-down of all the events after the jump!
Ground-breaking psychological mecha anime series and samurai settings are a strangely compelling combination in Evangelion Kyoto Base, a new Neon Genesis Evangelion-themed attraction that will be open to the public in October of 2020 at Toei Kyoto Studio Park (known in Japan as Toei Uzumasa Eigamura). Hit the jump to learn more.
Eizan Electric Railway Company, headquartered in Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, will launch a collaboration campaign with Namori's slice-of-life comedy manga YuruYuri from July 4. The campaign will include a wrapping train featuring the manga author's newly-drawn illustrations, collaboration tickets, character standees, and posters. Hit the jump for more details.
Not only all of the board games featured in After School Dice Club are real, the show’s surprisingly good-looking locations are as well. So let’s roll the dice and see where we’ll end up in this edition of Anime vs. Real Life! Hit the jump to find out!
Crunchyroll's Japan correspondent, Daryl Harding, reports from the Kyoto Animation memorial service that happened over the weekend at Miyako Messe.
"Cho Kabuki," the kabuki play series featuring virtual idol Hatsune Miku and acclaimed kabuki actor Shidou Nakamura was launched at Nico Nico Chokaigi in 2016, and has become one of the most popular programs. Its first regular theatrical run has started at the Minamiza theater in Kyoto since August 2. Watch a seven-minute digest clip from the latest show after the jump!
Toei Kyoto Studio Park, Keifuku Electric Railroad's Randen tramways, and Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau will jointly hold a collaboration event with the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime series, titled "Kimetsu no Yaiba: Kyo no Oshigoto (The mission in Kyoto)" from August 3 to October 10, 2019. Hit the jump for more details.
In celebration of the theatrical release of the latest OVA episode Memory Snow in Japan, Kyoto Tango Railway (WILLER TRAINS) will start running a special wrapping train decorated with deformed character visuals of the Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World anime series through the northern part of Kyoto from tomorrow, November 10. Hit the jump for more details.
Holmes of Kyoto isn’t only about appraising antique vases and invaluable paintings; it’s just as much an anime about the historic city itself. From dozens of iconic temples to beautiful restaurants atop waterfalls, take a look at all the best real-life locations that Kyoto has to offer. And does Holmes’ antique shop exist in real life? Find out after the jump!
As reported, the crowdfunding for a new short anime featuring the Kyoto-city Subway7s mascot girls was held in March 2016 and collected an amazing 10,422,000 yen, which was ten times more than its initial goal of one million yen. The anime was completed in May 2017 and after several screening events, it has been streamed on Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau's official YouTube channel for free.