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    Monday June 21, 2021
  • Blood Blockade Battlefront Stage Play Hits Tokyo and Osaka in Fall 2021

    Main cast, staff, and key visual revealed for third stage adaptation based on Yasuhiro Nightow's manga

    The third stage play adaptation has been announced for Blood Blockade Battlefront (known in Japan as Kekkai Sensen), a supernatural action manga by Yasuhiro Nightow, and the main cast, the main staff, and a cool new key visual have been revealed for the production. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday June 18, 2021
  • Ouran High School Host Club Gets Musical Stage Play in January of 2022

    Adaptation based on popular romantic comedy manga by Bisco Hatori will run in Tokyo and Osaka

    The boys (and girl) of Ouran High School Host Club are heading back to school in January of 2022, because a live-action musical stage play based on the popular romantic comedy manga by Bisco Hatori is being produced in Tokyo and Osaka. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday February 8, 2021
  • Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water 30th Anniversary Exhibition Travels to Osaka

    Installation celebrating classic Gainax TV anime hits the DAIMARU MUSEUM venue in Gendai in February of 2021

    Previously announced back in September of 2020, new information has now been revealed for the upcoming 30th anniversary exhibition celebrating the classic Hideaki Anno / Gainax TV anime, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, including the venue and schedule as well as a new key visual. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday March 9, 2020
  • Gintama Live Music Events Rock Tokyo and Osaka in Summer of 2020

    "GINTAMA SOUND ULTRA SOUL!" celebrates the music of Gintama with performances in June and July

    Tokyo and Osaka will soon experience the silver soul of rock and roll, because "GINTAMA SOUND ULTRA SOUL!" - a live-concert event celebrating the music of Gintama, the hit TV anime based on Hideaki Sorachi's sci-fi comedy samurai manga - will be performing there in June and July of 2020, respectively. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday February 5, 2020
  • Durarara!! Stage Plays Shows Off Eight Costumed Cast Members

    Adaptation based on light novel series by Ryohgo Narita hits Tokyo, Aichi, and Osaka in Spring of 2020

    The stage play adaptation of Durarara!!, the light novel series written by Ryohgo Narita and illustrated by Suzuhito Yasuda about weirdness afoot in Ikebukuro, has revealed a new key visual featuring eight cast members in full costume and make-up. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Sunday February 2, 2020
  • Sword Art Online's Permanent Concept Cafe Formally Opens in Osaka

    All of the drink and food menus come with an original mini acryl stand

    After a one-month beta testing period from December 26, 2019, "SAO cafe," a first permanent concept cafe inspired by the Sword Art Online anime/game franchise, formally opened on the eighth floor of the shopping complex Namba Parks in Osaka on January 24, 2020. The open of the cafe was announced in October 2019 as part of the franchise's tenth-anniversary project. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday October 23, 2019
  • Main Cast Gets Mysterious for Durarara!! Stage Play

    New key visual revealed for upcoming production based on light novel series by Ryohgo Narita and Suzuhito Yasuda

    Two of the leading cast members and a spectral new key visual have been revealed for Durarara!!, an upcoming stage play that will be produced in Tokyo, Aichi, and Osaka in April and May of 2020 that is based on the series of light novels written by Ryohgo Narita and illustrated by Suzuhito Yasuda about strange happenings in the town of Ikebukuro. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday September 27, 2019
  • Durarara!! Stage Play Gets Chaotic in April and May of 2020

    Nobuhiro Mōri directs the production celebrating the 10th anniversary of the TV anime adaptation's release

    Durarara!!, a TV anime based on the light novel series written by Ryohgo Narita and illustrated by Suzuhito Yasuda about strange things happening in the city of Ikebukuro, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a stage play adaptation that will tread the boards in Tokyo, Aichi, and Osaka in April and May of 2020. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday July 22, 2019
  • Patlabor 30th Anniversary Art Exhibition Heads to Osaka in August

    Installation at the Osaka Nanko ATC venue includes early pre-production materials & illustrations

    Headgear is continuing its 30th anniversary celebrations for Mobile Police Patlabor, a long-running science fiction / comedy series about blue collar cops trying to prevent giant robot crime in near-future Tokyo, with a new art exhibition installation at the Osaka Nanko ATC venue in August of 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday May 30, 2019
  • Godzilla Whomps Some Eva Booty in Trailer for USJ Theme Park Ride

    "Godzilla vs. Evangelion The Real 4D" runs at Universal Studios Japan from May 31 - August 25, 2019

    Universal Studios Japan, a theme park in Osaka, has released a trailer for its upcoming "Godzilla vs. Evangelion The Real 4D" attraction, and if the video is anything to go by, then the Eva pilots really have their work cut out for them in protecting Osaka-III from the rampaging, radioactive dinosaur. Hit the jump to check out the carnage.

  • Tuesday January 1, 2019
  • Doraemon Art Exhibition Heads to Osaka in July of 2019

    Installation at the Osaka Culturarium at Tempozan will feature works from 28 artists inspired by Fujiko F. Fujio's manga

    From July 12 - September 23, 2019, the Osaka Culturarium at Tempozan venue in Kaigandori, Minato Ward, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan will host an art exhibition featuring works by 28 Japanese artists inspired by Fujiko F. Fujio's classic manga and TV anime about a time-traveling robot cat. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday October 19, 2018
  • Monster Nerds Can Prove Their Knowledge with "1st Annual Godzilla Certification Exams"

    Toho Studios offers beginner and intermediate level exams in Tokyo and Osaka on March 10, 2019

    Japanese fans of the Gojira / Godzilla franchise will soon have a chance to prove their bona fides, because Toho Studios is sponsoring the "1st Annual Godzilla Certification Exams" in anticipation of the 65th anniversary of the venerable monster movie film series. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday June 5, 2018
  • "Space Battleship Tiramisu" Blasts Off for the Tokyo and Osaka Stage

    Live-action stage play adaptation of sci-fi comedy manga will run in July and August of 2018

    It appears that even a currently running anime adaptation is not enough to contain the science fiction hilarity of Space Battleship Tiramisu, because now the manga written by Satoshi Miyakawa and illustrated by Kei Itō is being adapted into a live-action stage play that will be staged in Tokyo in July and in Osaka in August of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

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