Japanese manga artist Kazuo Umezu wins French award www.japantimes.co.jp

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-y…

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

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 island…

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The Dragon Ball Super TV Anime Is Ending This March kotaku.com

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? 80.lv

td;dr - not much :)

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The Doraemon Exhibition Tokyo otakumode.com

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 and …

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Attack of the Giant Pikachus www.japantimes.co.jp

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 hand…

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For Anime fans: Grand finale of ‘Little Witch Academia’ the-japan-news.com

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.

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Art of Figure Making: Overwatch, Good Smile Company and Nendoroids otakumode.com

Ryoma Enomoto, Planning Division United States Leader at Good Smile Company, talks about his job and their recent collaboration with Blizzard Entertainment for their Overwatch Nendoroid figures, Mei …

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Akihabara's Tokyo Anime Center will be Closed on July 18 www.crunchyroll.com

Tokyo Anime Center, an exhibition facility located on the fourth floor of the Akihabara UDX building, has announced that it will be closed on July 18 due to expiration of contract with the building. …

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'Tokyo Ghoul,' Based on Bestselling Japanese Manga, Set for World Premiere in LA variety.com

Japanese horror-action film “Tokyo Ghoul,” based on a bestselling manga, is set to premiere in Los Angeles next month at Anime Expo 2017 and is slated for release in 23 countries.

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