- Anime series “Cheer Boys!!”, based on the young adult novel of the same name by “The Kirishima Thing” author Ryo Asai, premiered on Tuesday, July 5th. The anime series tells the story of college judo
- Figure and model manufacturer Good Smile Company will be releasing a 1/8th scale figure of Abyssal Battleship Harbour Princess from browser game Kantai Collection. The figure, part of Good Smile’s hig
- Figure and model company MegaHouse will be releasing a figure of “Naruto: Shippuden” character Itachi Uchiha as depicted during his time as a member of the Anbu. The 1/8th scale figure, part of MegaHo
- An anthropomorphized character based on the city of Kyoto, created for Kyomaf 2016 by official spokesperson Inori Minase, is the subject of an exhibit at the Kyoto International Manga Museum from July
- On July 16th, Namco-operated, anime music-themed cafe and bar Anion Station opened its flagship location in Akihabara. With unique event programming and knowledgeable staff, Anion Station provides ani
- A press conference for this fall’s Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2016 was held on July 14th at Kyoto’s Nijo Castle. The yearly trade show, also abbreviated as “Kyomaf”, features booths from pub
- An exhibition celebrating the 10th anniversary of manga series “Ace of Diamond” will be held at the Odakyu Department Store Shinjuku on August 10th through 21st. The exhibition will feature 50 pieces
- “Gantz: O”, a CGI anime film based on popular manga series “Gantz”, is currently in development. Created by Hiroya Oku, manga series “Gantz” was published in Weekly Young Jump from 2000 through 2013.