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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"MAGICAL MIRAI 2018", a concert and expo series featuring Hatsune Miku and her fellow Vocaloid virtual idols developed by Crypton Future Media, is heading to Osaka and Tokyo in August and September of 2018, and now new details have been revealed for the official album soundtrack for the event, including the release date and track list. Hit the jump to learn more.
Fans who'd like to sample the wares of Rabbit House will soon get a chance to do so, because a pair of Is The Order a Rabbit? collaboration cafes are popping up in Tokyo and Osaka beginning at the end of May. Hit the jump to learn more.
Two more cast members have been revealed for the DIVE!! stage play, an upcoming theatrical production based on the series of novels by Eto Mori about a group of middle school students who pursue the sport of competitive diving. Hit the jump to learn more.
DIVE!! THE STAGE!!, an upcoming stage play based on the novel series and manga by Eto Mori about a group of middle school boys who pursue the sport of competitive diving, has revealed a dynamic new key visual featuring lead actor Takeru Naya in costume and make-up as the main character, Tomoki Sakai. Hit the jump to learn more.
April 1st is the birthday of Kinnikuman (known as Ultimate Muscle in the United States), a long-running wrestling manga by Yudetamago about a bumbling hero who discovers that he is the heir to the planet Kinniku and who must wrestle to prove his worth, and the city of Osaka is having a "Happy Muscle Birthday" with festivities that include the opening of a new Kinnikuman character goods store at the BIG STEP shopping mall and a Kinnikuman art exhibition at the Gallery of Hakaba WEST venue. Hit the jump to learn more.