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Category : Other Report

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 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 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

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

Kimi no Na wa.: Interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki about the Latest Anime Film by Makoto Shinkai

I had the intention to act without being bound by animation. The full-length animation film Kimi no Na wa. (Your Name.) was released on

1 month ago

Kimi no Na wa. ‘Your Name’: Movie Review

Kimi no Na wa is probably one of the long-awaited movies of the year. The director of this anime movie is Shinkai Makoto, the so

2 months ago

Interview with Makoto Shinkai, Director of Kimi no Na wa.

Kimi no Na wa. (Your Name.), the latest film by Director Makoto Shinkai, was released nationwide on August 26. The director is known for

2 months ago

Mob Psycho 100: The Secret Story Behind the Opening Animation Sequence

Mob Psycho 100 is one of the most popular anime of this season, with a distinctly unique opening and ending sequence. It’s always amazing to

2 months ago

Mob Psycho 100: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Ending Credits Animation

Mob Psycho 100 is the second project of ONE, the famous amateur mangaka that wrote One Punch Man. The director of the TV Anime series, Yuzuru

2 months ago

Interview with Nobunaga Shimazaki on Kimi no Na wa, the latest anime film by Makoto Shinkai

I would love people to cherish the emotions they felt watching this film. The new anime film Kimi no Na wa (Your Name) was

2 months ago

Chieri and Cherry: Interview with Director Makoto Nakamura and VA Natsumi Takamori

The Puppetoon animation Chieri and Cherry was released in July 30, 2016. Chieri is an imaginative girl in the sixth grade whose father died, and

2 months ago

‘Godzilla Resurgence’ Movie Review

I am literally at a loss for words. This film gave me quite a shock, and I felt like I couldn’t put my emotions

3 months ago

Behind-the-scenes story of the human-sized Mumei statue and directors revealed!!

The super attractive heroine Mumei’s realistic life-sized statue will be displayed at “Kabaneri & Battery Gallery” which is scheduled to take place on August

3 months ago

The main cast talk about Animated Movie ‘Pop in Q’

The main cast of Pop in Q, Asami Seto, Shiroi Izawa, Atsumi Tanezaki, Ari Ozawa and Tomoyo Kurozawa talk about their soon-to-be-released animated movie.

3 months ago

Miffy Cafe report: Welcome to the adorable world of Miffy!

KONNICHIWA! This is Emi! Miffy cafe, a collaborative cafe with Miffy has opened its doors in Osaka for a limited period of time. I was

3 months ago

‘planetarian’ Interview: with Director, Naokatsu Tsuda and Producer, Hiroyuki Aoi

It’s now or never! Interview with Director, Naokatsu Tsuda and Producer, Hiroyuki Aoi from ‘planetarian’ The story is set in ‘a dystopia’ that became

4 months ago

Funassyi Café Report: Too excited … pear juice squirt!

Hi guys, it’s Emi here. ‘Funassyi Café’, collaborating with Funassyi, has opened for a limited time in Osaka. I attended its pre-opening party held

4 months ago

Interview with ‘Viewcast’ Developers

Interview with ‘Viewcast’ Developers – How does ‘Viewcast’, the new digital viewing service from Aniplex, come to life? Aniplex is one of the leading

5 months ago

Osomatsu-san Cafe report: so much fun with both tastes and appearances!

KONNICHIWA! I’m Emi, the writer. TV anime “Osomatsu-san” has been greatly popular among young women in Japan. I’ve visited the “Osomatsu-san” themed season-limited special

5 months ago

Rational heroines are “easy”

Heroines in light novels are often said to be “easy”. It only takes them an episode or two after meeting a protagonist to go