Oculus Rift founder Palmer Luckey has spiced up what might have been a drab interview by dressing in a bikini and wearing a wig of Re:Zero’s highly worshiped Rem (accompanied by a woman wearing a wig of non-Rem), with his wily antics sure to serve as the life goals... Read more
Refusing to lie through his teeth, the director for the Fullmetal Alchemist anime (Seiji Mizushima) has spoken up in regards to the franchise’s imminent live action movie, stating that the cast won’t be able to pull it off and that using a full Japanese cast was a bad idea... Read more
  Blue Exorcist is gearing up for its 4th stage play adaptation with performances in Tokyo in October and Kobe in November, and to whet the audience’s appetite for supernatural action, the official home page and Twitter feed have released new key visuals, including a poster with the entire cast... Read more
  Aitama (short for “Idol no Tamago”), a humorous 4 panel comic strip by Touko Shiwasu about an idol-loving girl named Ai Kuremi who enrolls in an idol-themed girls school, is being adapted into a live-action stage play that will run from October 06 – 09, 2017, at the Shinjuku... Read more
Tokyo VR Wedding “Marry An Anime Girl!”
A special ceremony is being held in honor of Niitzuma LovelyxCation’s (a game about the married life of the player and their beloved wife) impending release where otaku can wed one of the game’s lovely 2D maidens, though unfortunately they will be required to wear a tuxedo as opposed... Read more
The Girls of "GochiUsa" Get a Shinto Makeover for Kanda Matsuri
The Kanda Matsuri – a biennial Shinto religious festival that celebrates the victory of Tokugawa Ieyasu at the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600 and the subsequent unification of Japan under the Tokugawa shogunate – is coming to Tokyo on May 13 – 14, 2017, and the girls of Is This... Read more
Voice Actors Become Butlers for "SECRET SERVoICE" Attraction
Voice actors Hikaru Midorikawa and Kōsuke Toriumi are lending their talents to a new. permanent attraction called “SECRET SERVoICE” at Namco NAMJATOWN, an in-door amusement park in Tokyo, and the attraction places visitors in the role of a rich noble-lady escorted on an adventure by her butler.     By following... Read more
Ghibli Museum in Mitaka Celebrates The Joys of Food with New Exhibit
The Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan is gearing up to celebrate the simple pleasures of cooking and dining with a new art exhibition entitled “Taberu o Kaku” (“Drawing about Eating”) that is planned and overseen by Goro Miyazaki. The exhibition debuts on May 27, 2017, and runs until... Read more
"Your Lie in April" Stage Play Hits Tokyo and Osaka in Summer of 2017
Naoshi Arakawa’s poignant manga, Your Lie in April, is being adapted into a stage play that will run in Tokyo and Osaka in the Summer season of 2017. The play will run from August 24 – September 03, 2017, at the AiiA 2.5 Theater Tokyo venue in Tokyo, and from September... Read more
Meet Fintan, the Mascot Character Representing Finland to Japan
The Embassy of Finland in Tokyo has an official moe character mascot named Fintan, and now Fintan is starring in his own short form 3DCG web anime (with English subtitles) as part of the centennial celebrations of Finland’s independence from Russia.     In the video, Fintan participates in... Read more