“Yowapeda” Live Action Drama Confirmed for This Summer
A super popular cycling manga, “Yowamushi Pedal” will turn into a live action drama. It will run on BS SKY PerfecTV as an original drama in August.... READ MORE
[LIVE REPORT] WagakkiBand treat Tokyo fans to spectacular headline show ahead of US tour
(Written by Daniel Robson) 日本語版はこちらからどうぞ! If it’s spectacle you want from a live show, look no further than WagakkiBand.... READ MORE
“Tales of Zestiria the X” Announced a Date for TV Series
  “Tales of” series’ 20th work, “Tales of Zestiria” will receive an anime adaption as “Tales of Zestiria the X” this summer! It will... READ MORE
Mizushima Hiro becomes Chief Lifestyle Officer for ZIGExN
It’s been revealed that Mizushima Hiro has become the Chief Lifestyle Officer (CLO) of ZIGExN Co., Ltd. On his Instagram account, Mizushima uploaded... READ MORE
MIYAVI and Tamaki Hiroshi featured in Ninagawa Mika’s new photo book
Ninagawa Mika‘s new photo book “IN MY ROOM” featuring 36 male celebrities will hit store shelves on June 30. This photo book was inspired... READ MORE
[Reminder] Kyary Pamyu Pamyu USA Tour Dates 2016
Some of our readers should have already known this, but a quick reminder just in case you haven’t heard: the famous kawaii J-pop sensation, Kyary... READ MORE
Dr. Slump Arale Café is Coming to Tokyo!
Akira Toriyama’s classic manga, Dr. Slump collaborated with Tower Records Café and it will be open at Tower Records Café Omotesando on May 31st –... READ MORE
Anime

“Yowapeda” Live Action Drama Confirmed for This Summer

A super popular cycling manga, “Yowamushi Pedal” will turn into a live action drama. It will run on BS SKY PerfecTV as an original drama in August. Yowapeda is a popular manga series on Weekly Shonen Champion by Wataru Watanabe … READ MORE

Art

MIKA NINAGAWA RELEASES NEW BOOK, EXHIBITION SPACE FEATURING SHIINA RINGO, CHIAKI KURIYAMA, NAMIE AMURO AND MORE

Famed and critically lauded photographer Mika Ninagawa has opened a new exhibition space on the B3 floor of central Tokyo’s Omotesando Hills shopping complex. The exhibition ties in with the release of her latest photo-book “FASHION EXCLUSIVE” and runs from … READ MORE

Cosplay

Anisong World Matsuri makes American Debut at Anime Expo 2016

Anime Expo will present the U.S.’s first Anisong World Matsuri event on July 2 and 3. Anime Expo Attendees will have the unique opportunity to experience multiple concerts and events featuring a variety of performers and special guests. This is the … READ MORE

Culture

Anisong World Matsuri makes American Debut at Anime Expo 2016

Anime Expo will present the U.S.’s first Anisong World Matsuri event on July 2 and 3. Anime Expo Attendees will have the unique opportunity to experience multiple concerts and events featuring a variety of performers and special guests. This is the … READ MORE

Entertainment

[Reminder] Kyary Pamyu Pamyu USA Tour Dates 2016

Some of our readers should have already known this, but a quick reminder just in case you haven’t heard: the famous kawaii J-pop sensation, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, returns to the U.S this summer for her KPP 5iVE YEARS MONSTER WORLD … READ MORE

Exclusives

[LIVE REPORT] WagakkiBand treat Tokyo fans to spectacular headline show ahead of US tour

(Written by Daniel Robson) 日本語版はこちらからどうぞ! If it’s spectacle you want from a live show, look no further than WagakkiBand. On stage, their outrageous blend of traditional Japanese instrumentation and fierce guitar rock is enhanced by a flair for camp showmanship that … READ MORE

Fashion

MIYAVI and Tamaki Hiroshi featured in Ninagawa Mika’s new photo book

Ninagawa Mika‘s new photo book “IN MY ROOM” featuring 36 male celebrities will hit store shelves on June 30. This photo book was inspired from “Ninagawa Mika no Private Mode“, a popular corner of her magazine “EYESCREAM“. The male celebrities … READ MORE

Food

Dr. Slump Arale Café is Coming to Tokyo!

Akira Toriyama’s classic manga, Dr. Slump collaborated with Tower Records Café and it will be open at Tower Records Café Omotesando on May 31st – June 22nd. At this café, you can enjoy exclusive Dr. Slump inspired drinks and food … READ MORE

Interviews

[EXCLUSIVE] INTERVIEW WITH EIR AOI MAY 2016 (藍井エイル インタビュー 2016)

Singer Eir Aoi, whose songs have been featured in popular anime series such as “fate/Zero“, “Sword Art Online” and “Kill la Kill“, will be headed to New York City for her very first time to perform a solo concert at … READ MORE

J-POP

[Reminder] Kyary Pamyu Pamyu USA Tour Dates 2016

Some of our readers should have already known this, but a quick reminder just in case you haven’t heard: the famous kawaii J-pop sensation, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, returns to the U.S this summer for her KPP 5iVE YEARS MONSTER WORLD … READ MORE

J-Rock

[LIVE REPORT] WagakkiBand treat Tokyo fans to spectacular headline show ahead of US tour

(Written by Daniel Robson) 日本語版はこちらからどうぞ! If it’s spectacle you want from a live show, look no further than WagakkiBand. On stage, their outrageous blend of traditional Japanese instrumentation and fierce guitar rock is enhanced by a flair for camp showmanship that … READ MORE

Live Reports

[LIVE REPORT] WagakkiBand treat Tokyo fans to spectacular headline show ahead of US tour

(Written by Daniel Robson) 日本語版はこちらからどうぞ! If it’s spectacle you want from a live show, look no further than WagakkiBand. On stage, their outrageous blend of traditional Japanese instrumentation and fierce guitar rock is enhanced by a flair for camp showmanship that … READ MORE

Movies

Live Action “Fullmetal Alchemist” Movie Slated For 2017 Release

A live-action film adaptation of the popular anime series “Fullmetal Alchemist” has recently been announced by Warner Brothers. Filming for the movie is scheduled to begin in Italy at the beginning of June. The team will then return to Japan in … READ MORE

Music

[LIVE REPORT] WagakkiBand treat Tokyo fans to spectacular headline show ahead of US tour

(Written by Daniel Robson) 日本語版はこちらからどうぞ! If it’s spectacle you want from a live show, look no further than WagakkiBand. On stage, their outrageous blend of traditional Japanese instrumentation and fierce guitar rock is enhanced by a flair for camp showmanship that … READ MORE

News

Mizushima Hiro becomes Chief Lifestyle Officer for ZIGExN

It’s been revealed that Mizushima Hiro has become the Chief Lifestyle Officer (CLO) of ZIGExN Co., Ltd. On his Instagram account, Mizushima uploaded a photo he took with ZIGExN president Hirao Joe, commenting, “I look forward to working together.” ZIGExN Co., Ltd. is an … READ MORE

Tech

This Is How ‘Pokémon Go’ Will Work on Your Smartphone

It was previously reported that Niantic was teaming up with The Pokémon Company to bring us a smartphone-based game where you could “catch” Pokémon creatures in real life. Aside from knowing that it’s named Pokémon Go, there hasn’t been a lot … READ MORE

Television

“Yowapeda” Live Action Drama Confirmed for This Summer

A super popular cycling manga, “Yowamushi Pedal” will turn into a live action drama. It will run on BS SKY PerfecTV as an original drama in August. Yowapeda is a popular manga series on Weekly Shonen Champion by Wataru Watanabe … READ MORE

Video Games

“Tales of Zestiria the X” Announced a Date for TV Series

  “Tales of” series’ 20th work, “Tales of Zestiria” will receive an anime adaption as “Tales of Zestiria the X” this summer! It will be aired on TV on July 3rd and it is also announced that a special event … READ MORE

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