Citywide convention Machi Asobi has just announced its autumn dates, and anime producer Ufotable has hinted that they may have something to present at the next event. How good are the odds that this will coincide with the next Fate/stay night [Heaven's Feel] installment? Find out -- maybe -- after the jump.
Ever wanted to go on a sightseeing trip with your favorite anime characters? Machi Asobi's ropeway ride brings you close, recruiting anime stars to provide narration for the ride up and down! This year, you'll be able to listen to stars from Today's Menu for the Emiya Family and Laid-Back Camp narrating your trip. Hit the jump to listen!
The hype is already underway for the second Heaven's Feel film this weekend at Machi Asobi! Not only has a new key visual been revealed -- Ufotable is teasing a collaboration with fashion company Journal Standard! Check out the latest from the citywide convention after the jump!
Japan's new Coca-Cola slim bottles are a hit at tourist attractions across the country... and they're making their way to the 20th Machi Asobi this weekend! The company is joining forces with Ufotable for a special Ohenro collaboration, and promises "more surprises" to follow. Get the scoop after the jump!
Machi Asobi is on now in Tokushima, and voice actress Akane Fujita kicked things off by being station master for a day! Check out photos and video of her time there, and learn more about the city-wide festival,after the jump!
Fate franchise fans attending Golden Week's Machi ☆ Asobi Vol. 18 event have a lot to check out, including the likes of the recently-revealed Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya movie promotion. Those who visited ufotable's booth had a chance to meet one of the series' standout Servants, Saber… or at least a cat cosplaying as Saber. Close enough! Hit the jump for pics.
The "Machi Asobi Vol. 16" convention is coming to Tokushima in May of 2016, and Sega and Hatsune Miku will be there to show off their upcoming slate of Project DIVA games for the Sony PS4 game console as well as a virtual reality tech demo for PlayStation VR. Hit the jump to learn more.
As the name suggests, ufotable CINEMA is a movie theater owned by famous anime studio Ufotable (Fate/Zero, The Garden of Sinners). The company opened it in Higashishinmachi Shopping Arcade, Tokushima-city, in March 2012. It is now the only movie theater in the city. Check the photo report after the jump.
As always, Good Smile Company set up an exhibition room titled "Good Smile Collection 2013 [email protected]" to promote their latest and forthcoming products (mainly Nendoroid figures) in the Poppo shopping arcade for the 11th Machi Asobi. Check their cute character figures after the jump!
The Poppo shopping arcade near the JR Tokushima station was one of the main sites of the 11th Machi Asobi, the biggest anime/manga/game event on the island of Shikoku. The most popular anime exhibition in the arcade was the one featured Dog & Scissors, the TV anime adaptation of Shunsuke Sarai's popular light novel series. Check the photo report after the jump!
The 11th Machi Asobi, the biggest anime/manga/game event on the island of Shikoku, was held in Tokushima-city between October 12 and 14. One of the main features at the event was Itasha Exhibition, where dedicated fans displayed their beloved cars decorated with colorful anime girl stickers. Check the photo report after the jump.
This weekend, Tokushima's Machi Asobi 11 event hosted the ceremony for the winners of Newtype's third annual anime awards. Prizes recognized the best in anime over the last year, as selected by the magazine's readers. Unsurprisingly, Attack on Titan cleaned up, but Majestic Prince did quite well too. Check out the results after the jump.