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    Friday May 20, 2022
  • Panda! Go Panda! Celebrates 50th Anniversary with New Key Visual

    Early work by Isao Takahata and Hayao Miyazaki also collaborates with LINE POP2 social media game

    Children's anime film Panda! Go Panda! celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2022, and to commemorate the event, a new key visual and a Japanese tie-in campaign with the LINE POP2 social media game have been revealed. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday May 16, 2022
  • Cast and Crew Renew for Oh, Suddenly Egyptian God Anime Season 2

    First season of adaptation based on social media mascots by yuka is currently streaming on Crunchyroll

    Good news for fans of all things cute: the cast and crew from the first season of Oh, Suddenly Egyptian God (known in Japan as To-totsuni Egypt-shin) are returning to their respective roles for the second season of the short form web anime based on the adorable Egyptian pantheon-themed social media mascot characters created by yuka. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday April 15, 2022
  • Deities Party Down in Oh, Suddenly Egyptian God Season 2 Key VIsual

    Previous season of web animation based on popular social media characters is streaming on Crunchyroll

    Even the divine like to have a good time, and now a new key visual has been published for the upcoming second season of Oh, Suddenly Egyptian God (known in Japan as To-totsuni Egypt Shin), a web anime based on the adorable mascot characters created by yuka that reimagine the gods of ancient Egypt as chibi-sized critters making the most of modern life. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Saturday June 5, 2021
  • Umamusume: Pretty Derby Twitter Races Past 1 Million Subscriber Mark

    Media mix franchise celebrates with art and mobile game gifts

    Peace-Peace! The horse girls of Umamusume: Pretty Derby have raced past the 1 million subscriber mark on their official Twitter. To celebrate, they've shared new art of their most popular equine idols, plus some goodies for players of the tie-in mobile game. See it all after the jump!

  • Tuesday March 9, 2021
  • A Primer On Etiquette Towards Japanese Seiyuu On Social Media Makes The Rounds On Twitter

    Extensive guide focuses on simple phrasing and polite courtesy as key behavior to encourage continued international activity

    With the growth of Japanese seiyuu as celebrities, international seiyuu fandom posted a new guide on Twitter which aims to teach new fans the rules so that increased access can be the norm, rather than the exception.

  • Friday November 20, 2020
  • Gods Party Down in To-totsuni Egypt Shin Web Anime Trailer

    Series featuring yuka's adorable mascot characters hits streaming sites in Japan on December 07, 2020

    The gods of ancient Egypt are preparing to party down, because a new trailer has been published for To-totsuni Egypt Shin, an upcoming web anime featuring the social media mascot characters developed by yuka that re-imagine the Egyptian pantheon as cute little critters leading laid-back lives. Hit the jump to learn more. 

  • Saturday August 29, 2020
  • To-Totsuni Egypt Shin Rounds Out Its Precious Pantheon

    Shota Aoi, Yukari Tamura, and more join the adorable cast

    The gods of Ancient Egypt are smol, cute, and here to chill. A new trailer for To-Totsuni Egypt Shin reveals the rest of the mascot anime cast, including Hikaru Midorikawa, Kenjiro Tsuda, and many more. Hit the jump for the full reveal!

  • Monday August 17, 2020
  • Yū Kobayashi Busts a Move as Bastet in To-totsuni Egypt Shin Anime

    Character preview published for upcoming adaptation based on mascot characters by yuka

    Voice actress Yū Kobayashi is lending her talents to the cat-headed goddess Bastet in To-totsuni Egypt Shin, an upcoming anime adaptation based on the social media mascot characters by yuka that re-imagine the deities of ancient Egypt as adorable little goobers. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday July 17, 2020
  • Hiro Shimono & Yūki Kaji Join the Cast of To-totsuni Egypt Shin Anime

    Character previews revealed for Thoth and Anubis in upcoming adaptation of yuka's mascot characters

    Voice actors Hiro Shimono and Yūki Kaji are lending their talents to To-totsuni Egypt Shin, an upcoming anime adaptation based on the social media mascot characters created by yuka that re-imagine the gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt as lovable little moe blobs. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday March 21, 2020
  • Japanese Teen Girls Pick Their Favorite Studio Ghibli Meals

    Some 1696 respondents voted for their Top 10 favorites using the Simeji app

    Studio Ghibli is known for animating some scrumptious-looking scenes of home-cooked meals, and recently a poll conducted on Simeji - an emoji-focused social media app run by Baidu Japan Inc. - asked teenage girls in Japan to vote on the Studio Ghibli meals that they'd most like to eat. Hit the jump to see the Top 10 results.

  • Friday January 24, 2020
  • Leiji Matsumoto's Cat Has a Twitter Now

    The Captain Harlock and Yamato creator give Mii-kun his own spot on social

    Captain Harlock creator Leiji Matsumoto has given his cat his very own Twitter! Mii-kun will be taking to the social network to talk about his "Papa and Mama" and their continued creative work. Take a look after the jump!

  • Thursday August 1, 2019
  • OZ vs. Real Life: How Our Society Has Become like 'Summer Wars'

    Ten years after Summer Wars, we're closer to that network landscape than you might think!

    As we celebrate the tenth anniversary of Mamoru Hosoda's Summer Wars, let's reflect on how much society matches up with it! Hit the jump to check out our comparison of OZ and real life social media!

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