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    Wednesday July 24, 2019
  • Behold the Cast of Chargeman Ken! The Musical in All Their Glory

    Stage play based on infamously poorly animated 1974 TV anime by Knack Productions hits Shinjuku in October

    Like some sort of Lovecraftian horror, Chargeman Ken! - a 1974 TV anime by Knack Productions renowned for its poor animation and missing sound & music cues - absolutely refuses to die or be forgotten, and now you can sneak a peek at the main cast of the Chargeman Ken! The Musical stage play in full costume and make-up. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday May 30, 2019
  • Chargeman Ken! The Musical Destroys Shinjuku in October of 2019

    Is the world ready for a musical stage play adaptation of the infamous 1974 Knack Productions anime?

    Just when we were finally convinced that Chargeman Ken! isn't real and can't hurt us anymore, Japan tosses us back on the pain-train, because now the infamously poorly produced 1974 anime created by Knack Productions is being adapted into a musical stage play that will run in Shinjuku in late October and early November of 2019 Hit the jump to make the hurting stop.

  • Thursday November 9, 2017
  • Tokyo Mystery Circus Challenges Players to Escape from a Sinking Ship

    Voice actress Kana Hanazawa plays the heroine in 60 minute real escape game in Shinjuku

    Voice actress Kana Hanazawa is lending her talents to a real-escape game staged by Tokyo Mystery Circus that will challenge participants to form teams of 4 players and solve puzzles in order to escape from a locked room on a sinking luxury liner ship. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Saturday December 24, 2016
  • Check Out the "Record of Lodoss War" Stage Play Cast in Costume

    Theatrical adaptation based on Ryo Mizuno's fantasy novels hits Shinjuku in January of 2017

    A stage play adaptation of Ryo Mizuno's fantasy novel series Record of Lodoss War is coming to the Kinokuniya Southern Theater in Shinjuku in January of 2017, and now more cast members have been unveiled in their full stage makeup and costumes. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday December 2, 2016
  • Shinjuku Marui Annex Opens "My Hero Academia" Pop-Up Store

    Scene panels of the TV anime 1st season are also displayed

    Shinjuku Marui Annex in Tokyo today launches a pop-up store to offer various limited edition merchandise of the Boku no Hero Academia/My Hero Academia anime franchise, named "My Hero Academia: Yuei High School Store," on its first floor's event space. The time-limited store will open till December 25. Check the good list after the jump!

  • Sunday January 31, 2016
  • Pre-orders Available Soon for Limited Edition "Lupin III" Ukiyo-E Prints

    Artwork will be available for purchase from February 03 - 08 at Isetan department store in Shinjuku

    As part of the ongoing "Lupinissimo in Isetan 2016" collaboration that celebrates the newest iteration of the Lupin III TV series and the 130th anniversary of the Isetan department store, a special limited run of Lupin III themed ukiyo-e prints are being produced. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday October 15, 2015
  • "Akira" Receives HDCAM SR Screenings in Tokyo and Kawaguchi

    Film will be screened using a new, color-balanced telecine master struck from the original negatives

    Cinephiles and animation otaku in Tokyo and Kawaguchi are in for a treat, because both locations will be hosting special, limited edition HDCAM SR screenings of the 1988 anime masterpiece, Akira. Hit the jump to learn more about how Neo-Tokyo is about to explode.

  • Wednesday October 7, 2015
  • Japan Celebrates 10th Anniversary of "Aquarion" Series with Giant Rhythm Game

    Promotional installation takes over the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line Shinjuku Metro Promenade in October

    To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Aquarion series, a giant-sized rhythm game is temporarily taking over the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line Shinjuku Metro Promenade area of Shinjuku Station in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to perform the "forbidden union".

  • Thursday April 30, 2015
  • "Young Black Jack" x "Black Jack" Goods Shop Opens in Shinjuku

    Store will feature "Black Jack" related goods for a limited time

    For a limited time beginning in May of 2015, a specialty store in Shinjuku will be selling goods related to the Black Jack and Young Black Jack manga. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday April 10, 2015
  • TOHO Cinemas Plans "Lupin III Anime Night" Events

    "Character special" theatrical screenings to commemorate new "Lupin III" TV series

    To commemorate the upcoming 2015 release of the new Lupin III TV series, TOHO Cinemas in Shinjuku is celebrating with a series of "character special" themed anime nights, featuring theatrical screenings of various classic Lupin III properties. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday March 24, 2015
  • VIDEO: "MILPOM★" Pilot Mixes Surreal & Mundane

    Short work of stop-motion doll animation dishes on fashion, boyfriends in a strange Shibuya setting

    Fashion models Hikari Shiina and Ai Matsumoto voice MILPOM★ and PonPon, a pair of hip Shibuya girls who dish on fashion and boyfriends in the MILPOM★ pilot, a short work of doll-based stop motion animation. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Tuesday February 24, 2015
  • 100,000 Slimes Draw Near! Awesome “Dragon Quest Heroes” promo in Shinjuku

    Enormous bubble-wrap display encourages commuters to conquer iconic DQ enemy

    Commuters in Shinjuku will have a chance to revenge themselves on the popular Dragon Quest enemy in real life as part of this wild promotional stunt. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday December 22, 2011
  • Capcom Opening Themed Bar in Shinjuku

    Partnership with Karaoke bar chain Pasela expands

    Pasela, a Karaoke bar chain Capcom has worked with in the past on Monster Hunter promotions, is joining forces with the gaming giant once more to open the cleverly named "Capcom Bar" in Tokyo's Shinjuku ward in January, 2012. More after the jump!

  • Saturday November 12, 2011
  • FEATURE: K-ON! Display at LUMINE Shinjuku

    Celebrating the up-coming movie in December

    Today (November 13) is the final day of the collaboration campaign by the LUMINE department stores in Shinjuku and Shibuya, and the upcoming K-ON! movie. The stores have displayed various K-ON! promotional images/posters. Here's some photo collections of the event at the Shinjuku store. Check them out after the jump!