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Otaku reports straight from Japan: Events, Themed Cafe, Conventions, and so many more. Written by otaku fans for otaku fans.

1 week ago

Hiro Shimono: 8000 People Attended His Special Stage Event ‘One Chance’

In October 9, the voice actor and musician Hiro Shimono held a stage event called ‘One Chance’ at Pony Canyon’s 50th Anniversary: Hiro Shimono

Anime 2 weeks ago

Token Ranbu – Hanamaru –: Machiasobi vol.17 Event Report

Token Ranbu – Hanamaru – has recently started its anime broadcast and there have been so many fans anxiously waiting for the next episode.

Anime 2 weeks ago

Ajin – Shougeki – : Opening Greeting Event Report for the Last Chapter

A talk event was held in October 11 (Tue) with Mikaku Komatsu (Izumi Shimomura who is an Ajin attendant in Ajin Management Committee of

2 weeks ago

PONY CANYON’s 50th Anniversary Event ‘P’sLIVE TORANOMON SP ~ 50th Anniversary ~’!

PONY CANYON celebrated its 50th anniversary (October 1) with the live event ‘P’sLIVE TORANOMON SP ~ 50th Anniversary ~’ at Nihon Shobo Kaikan Hall

Anime 2 weeks ago

3-Gatsu No Lion: Official Cafe Opens in Marunouchi, Tokyo

An official limited-time cafe of 3-Gatsu No Lion has opened its doors in Marunouchi reading style cafe (Chiyoda district, Tokyo). The cafe will be

Anime 2 weeks ago

Kimi no Na wa: Korean Fans Gather at the Official Screening at Busan International Film Festival!

Kimi no Na wa participated in Asia’s biggest international film festival in Busan, Korea. Shortly after the official movie screening at Hanuruyon theater, director Makoto

Anime 2 weeks ago

Sound! Euphonium: Live Performance of Kitauji High School Brass Band!

Live performance of Kitauji High School Brass Band! A live brass band concert, ‘Sound! Euphonium Official Brass Band Concert – The first regular concert

Anime 2 weeks ago

Haikyuu!! Karasuno High V.S. Shiratorizawa High: Cheering Screening Breaking Report

On October 7 (Fri), the day of the broadcast, was held at TOHO Cinemas Nihonbashi. The cheering screening event featured

3 weeks ago

[Kyomaf2016] Blue Exorcist Main Stage Show with Nobuhiko Okamoto

Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Impure King Arc had its stage show at Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2016, held at Kyoto, Miyako Messe. Nobuhiko Okamoto, who

Anime 3 weeks ago

TV Anime ALL OUT!!: Photo Report from the Production Studio

ALL OUT!, the new rugby-themed anime series will begin its broadcast in October 6. The original comic series by Shiori Amase is currently serialized in

Anime 3 weeks ago

ALL OUT!! Shouya Chiba & Yuuto Adachi Talk at Chichibunomiya Rugby Field!

TV Anime ALL OUT!! will finally start on October 6 (Fri). Shouya Chiba (Kenji Gion) and Yuuto Adachi ( Sumiaki Iwashimizu) along with Yoshito

Anime 3 weeks ago

Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale – Dengeki Bunko Autumn Festival 2016, Main Stage Event Report

Sword Art Online is a TV anime adaptation based on a Japanese light novel series written by Reki Kawahara, the 15th Dengeki Novel Prize’s

Anime 4 weeks ago

Ajin – Shougeki: Premiere Stage Greeting Report!

The premiere stage greeting of Ajin – Shougeki –, the third movie of the trilogy created using Gamon Sakurai’s work, was held at Cinema

Anime 4 weeks ago

3-gatsu no Lion: Preview of Episode 01

Chika Umino’s popular manga 3-gatsu no Lion anime adaptation is handled by Akiyuki Shinbou and the animation production company SHAFT. The preview of episode 01

Anime 4 weeks ago

Press Conference with Mamoru Hosota: Lineup for Tokyo International Film Festival

The press conference for the lineup of the 29th Tokyo International Film Festival was held at Toranoko Hills in Tokyo on September, 26 (Mon). Tokyo

Anime 4 weeks ago

Official Report of Miyu Matsuki’s Memorial Event, “Thank you! Miyu-chan”!

On October 27, 2015, Miyu Matsuki passed away from lymphoma caused by Chronic active EBV infection (hereinafter referred to as CAEBV). “Thank you! Miyu-chan”

1 month ago

Koe no Katachi Opening Greeting: Miyu Irino Confused By Yamada Director’s Advice ”Like a Large Small Animal”?

The opening greeting of the movie Koe no Katachi (A Silent Voice) was held at Tokyo’s Shinjuku Piccadilly on September 17, 2016. Eight members

1 month ago

Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai 2016 Event Report + Giveaway Contest

Hatsune Miku is one of the most recognizable figures in the Japanese Otaku scene, (her long turquoise twintails are hard to miss). She is the

1 month ago

Orange: Report on the Post Recording of the Final Episode

orange is an ongoing TV anime series originateing from the youth SF comic series of the same name whose total circulation has reached 4.7 million

1 month ago

Kyomaf: Special Cosplay Report

Hello! This is Yuki, reporting from Kyomaf for Manga.Tokyo! Yesterday, I went to interview as many otaku fans as I could at the Kyoto International Manga