5 Romance Anime to Fill the Current ‘Your Name’ Void blog.gaijinpot.com

Fans worldwide are going into anime withdrawal, itching for their next Makoto Shinkai fix. While Shinkai teased in a vague tweet that his next film is set to release sometime in 2019, not much more...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 3 months, 1 week ago | 0 comments


New Anime Museum Opens In Tokyo kotaku.com

Iconic anime studio Toei Animation is opening a new museum later this month. It’s located in Tokyo and called Toei Animation Museum.

Toei, of course, is responsible for the One Piece, Dragon Ball, ...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 4 months, 3 weeks ago | 0 comments


Anime Expo 2018: Cosplay culture puts on dedicated display for event opener english.kyodonews.net

Anime Expo 2018, Los Angles got off to a great start with long lines of eager fans filing into the downtown Los Angeles Convention Center earlier in July to fill the event space corner-to-corner wi...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 5 months ago | 0 comments


1st live-action film of Gundam anime in the works english.kyodonews.net

The first live-action film of sci-fi television animation series "Mobile Suit Gundam" will be co-produced with a U.S. media company, Sunrise Inc., the Japanese creator of the franchise said Friday....

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A History Of Gundam, The Anime That Defined The Giant Robot Revolution io9.gizmodo.com

Almost four decades ago, Mobile Suit Gundam aired in Japan and changed the way the country looked at giant robots. Here's a brief history of how Gundam established a new genre of anime, changed the...

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Anime adaptation of popular novel canceled in Japan after offensive tweets english.kyodonews.net

A plan to turn a popular graphic-style novel into an animated television series has hit a dead end after the author's past discriminatory tweets on China and South Korea sparked a controversy.

The ...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 6 months, 1 week ago | 1 comment


Why Anime Fans In Japan Shouldn't Miss Ikebukuro www.forbes.com

By now, geeks around the globe are cognizant of Akihabara.

Once Tokyo’s post-war electronics haven, the neighborhood has grown into a modern mecca for anime fans. As its popularity has swelled, so ...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 7 months ago | 0 comments


Nintendo is making a special edition Famicom Mini loaded with manga games www.theverge.com

Nintendo is releasing a gold and red Famicom Mini in Japan that comes preloaded with 20 games that are based on manga. The Famicom is the original Japanese version of the NES, first released in 198...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 7 months ago | 0 comments


Ghibli Theme Park www3.nhk.or.jp

Japanese animated film company Studio Ghibli has unveiled the basic design of its theme park set to open in Aichi Prefecture, central Japan, in 2022.

Aichi Governor Hideaki Ohmura revealed on Wedne...

posted by  Yubi | 7 months, 3 weeks ago | 0 comments


Netflix’s Aggretsuko is a brutal take on modern life that also happens to be extremely cute tv.avclub.com

Japanese company Sanrio is best known for creating the iconically adorable Hello Kitty and her similarly adorable friends like Badtz-Maru and My Melody, all of which have been merchandised into obl...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 7 months, 3 weeks ago | 0 comments

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