AnimeJapan 2018 wraps up 5th anniversary celebrations in Tokyo

AnimeJapan 2018 wrapped up a four-day stay in Tokyo today, the anime extravaganza in town on its largest ever scale as organizers looked to deliver on an all-inclusive message while celebrating the...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 months, 3 weeks ago | 0 comments

Inside Tokyo's Newest Pokémon Cafe

This isn’t Japan’s first Pokémon Cafe, but it is the country’s nicest one to date. As Kotaku previously reported, the cafe opens for business this month.

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Japanese Skaters Performed Yuri On Ice At The Winter Olympics

Japanese pair Miu Suzaki and Ryuichi Kihara just completed one of the first performances of the 2018 Winter Olympics figure skating program. And they did it to the title track from skating anime Yu...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 4 months, 1 week ago | 0 comments

Japanese manga artist Kazuo Umezu wins French award

Japanese manga artist Kazuo Umezu has won an award at one of Europe's largest comic festivals held in France for a comic featuring a robot that develops emotions, his publisher said Tuesday. The 81...

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

Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's Treasure Island Releases Trailer Featuring Theme Song

The 38th and latest instalment in the long-running series of Doraemon movies, Nobita's Treasure Island follows Nobita and friends on a seafaring adventure to find lost treasure on a mysterious isla...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 5 months ago | 0 comments

The Dragon Ball Super TV Anime Is Ending This March

According to Japan’s Mantan Web, the Dragon Ball Super anime will end its television broadcast run this March.

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How Much Do Japanese Animators Make?

td;dr - not much :)

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The Doraemon Exhibition Tokyo

Are you ready to step through the Anywhere Door to a world of unique Doraemon art? The Doraemon Exhibition Tokyo 2017 is now open to the public at the Mori Arts Center Gallery in Roppongi, Tokyo an...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 7 months, 2 weeks ago | 0 comments

Attack of the Giant Pikachus

More than 100 Pikachus danced and paraded in Yokohama on Monday as part of a festival celebrating the mobile phone game Pokemon Go.

“When a lot of Pikachus appeared, they were so cute I couldn’t ha...

posted by  Yubi | 10 months, 1 week ago | 0 comments

For Anime fans: Grand finale of ‘Little Witch Academia’

Has there been such a pleasurable ending to an anime of late? That’s what I was thinking as I watched the final episode of “Little Witch Academia,” savoring the sense of speed and catharsis.

posted by  Yubi | 10 months, 2 weeks ago | 0 comments


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