Preorders are now open for a lovely new figma of iconic digital songstress Hatsune Miku! This latest figma is based on Miku’s V4X (released back in 2016) illustration by illustration by iXima. Her look is still as stylish and characteristic as ever, with a gradient tie, sleeveless vest, and arm warmers matching her mini skirt!
A fierce figure of legendary pirate Newgate Edward, better known as Whitebeard of Oda Eiichiro’s One Piece, is now available for preorder! Whitebeard joins the long list of iconic One Piece characters featured in MegaHouse’s Portrait.Of.Pirates. For fans, this figure is a must-have, not only because of the supreme quality and superb detailing, but because
Kirima Sharo from Is the Order a Rabbit? is now ready to take your order as an adorable new Nendoroid! Don’t worry, Kirima is on the clock and ready to serve; you can tell by looking at the cute maid uniform, which is standard at Fleur de Lapin! She even has on the trademark headdress
A new project on crowdfunding platform Campfire is gathering funds to open a temporary fake sweets shop in popular Tokyo shopping complex Omotesando Hills! Heading the project is Kisen Erika, renowned for her skill in the art of crafting fake sweets that look as realistic and yummy as their real life counterparts! As a talented
Detective Conan: Zero’s Teatime , a new spinoff from the long running Detective Conan franchise, has begun running in Weekly Shonen Sunday! The new series will revolve around Amuro Toru (also known as Furuya Rei). A private detective, Amuro has a regular job at Café Poirot and is a secret member of the Black Organisation
Among the biggest and best of anime heroes are some smaller, yet just as worthy characters: children! Not only are they just as capable as adults in some cases, but they can also achieve feats that are possible precisely because they’re kids. To find out fans’ picks for anime starring children, Anime!Anime! held a survey
Popular mecha franchise Mobile Suit Gundam has almost reached its 40th year since the broadcast of its first iconic entry in 1979. As part of the pre-celebrations for this huge milestone, NHK held an online poll to find out fans’ picks for four categories – best series, best Mobile suit, best characters, and best song.
Soon, summer will be officially back, and Niantic is wasting no time showing Pokémon Trainers around the world what they have to look forward to! Building upon the debut of their live summer events from 2017, live events for smartphone game Pokémon GO are currently in the works for three cities across the world: Dortmund,
Seal your letters with a Sailor Moon kiss thanks to these elegant sealing wax sets inspired by the heroines of Takeuchi Naoko’s classic shoujo manga. There are two designs on offer, the first inspired by the five Inner Senshi and the second by Chibi Sailor Moon and the Senshi of the Outer Solar System. Each
Hit swimming-themed anime Free!’s official Twitter has confirmed a number of details regarding the upcoming new season, Dive to the Future, including a July broadcast date and the artist behind its opening theme. The teaser PV reintroduces the familiar faces of Haru, Rin, Makoto, Rei, and Nagisa, who will be returning as college students. Many
With so many travel-related episodes in anime, have you ever wondered which character would be the most fun to go on a trip with? The female edition of Anime!Anime!’s survey featured a ton of knowledgeable and exciting characters, with popular names like the brilliant navigator Nami and archaeologist Nico Robin of One Piece, plus Mine
The second key visual for the upcoming film Non Non Biyori Vacation has been revealed! The film, which is scheduled to premiere in Japan on Aug. 25, starts with one of the main characters winning a trip to Okinawa in a department store lottery. Since the timing is close to summer vacation, all of them
Golden Week in Japan is in full swing, meaning it’s time to take a trip! There’s no better time to go someplace fun and new, which begs the question: which character would be the most fun to go on a trip with? The male characters had a massive tie for 4th place including characters like
Premium Bandai’s cosmetics division Creer Beaute is teaming up with popular browser game Touken Ranbu -ONLINE- for a series of skin cream sets. Each of the creams comes in a custom container featuring an illustration inspired by one of the Touken Danshi with their crest in the middle. The cream itself is a refreshing gel
Popular anime Yu Yu Hakusho has released a key visual for its two new anime episodes that’ll release in Oct.! The two episodes are titled “TWO SHOTS” and “All or Nothing.” The former recounts how Kurama and Hiei first came to meet, while the latter revolves around a dire situation that the team must handle.
Studio 3Hz and Actas’ anime series Princess Principal is set to continue with a six-part film series that will premiere in 2019! The announcement was made at “Princess Principal STAGE OF MISSION,” a live event that took place on Apr. 29 at the Maihama Amphitheater in Urayasu, Japan. A new visual also accompanied said announcement.
With April over, everyone’s already settled into school and work and it’s time to get down to business. If you’re already dreaming of what it’d like to have a cooler workplace, then why not try imagining an anime boss? If you’re curious about how the female edition went, you can check it out here, but
Anime series Shirobako is set to receive an new animated movie! Shirobako follows five girls chasing their dream of creating an anime in various roles, including animating, voice acting, writing and producing 3D computer graphics. The original anime aired from Oct. 2014 to Mar. 2015. A visual of protagonist Miyamori Aoi, a first-year production assistant
The final film of the six part series Digimon Adventure tri. is scheduled to premiere in Japan on May 5. To celebrate, Premium Bandai has opened pre-orders for two commemorative items! Up first is a life-sized plushie of Gabumon that’s scheduled to release in September for 8,100 yen (after tax). All of his detailed markings,
The now lively Lillie from Pokemon Sun and Moon will soon have a chance to join your figure party as a figma! Sticking with her new look, Lillie is wearing her blue and white outfit that takes on a preppier feel than her first one, and she also has her hair in a high ponytail.
Official Studio Ghibli store and its clothing brand Closet by Donguri Republic will be opening a pop up shop in Shibuya’s Tokyu Department Store from May 3–16! A variety of clothing and accessories from popular works like My Neighbour Totoro, Spirited Away, and Kiki’s Delivery Service will be on advance sale, all perfect for showing
Yotsuba Tamaki of IDOLiSH 7 is celebrating his love for King Pudding in this ultra cute Nendoroid! At first, Tamaki may seem to have cold exterior, but when he has his pudding, he instantly warms up! You can see both sides with his usual laid-back expression, a heart-pounding ikemen expression, and a beaming smile. It’s
The beautiful Kurosaki Mea is the long-awaited sixth entry in FREEing’s series of figures featuring To Love-Ru Darkness girls wearing bunny girl outfits! Mea’s mischievous personality remains intact, and you can just tell she’s plotting something dangerous. Posed on her knees in 1/4 scale, she looks absolutely gorgeous in her black bunny costume with her
Have you ever wondered what it’d be like to work for an anime character? This survey from Anime!Anime! is dedicated to the female characters fans would want as their boss, with a total of 11 different characters ranking in because of all the ties. Get ready to see if your favorite made the list! 10.
Advance tickets for the upcoming live action film adaptation of Bleach are now on sale with a special bonus goodie! Anyone buying an advance ticket will also receive a deluxe double-sided clear file. The front showcases the main cast in costume. From left to right, the arrangement is: Miyavi (Kuchiki Byakuya), Yoshizawa Ryou (Ishida Uryuu),
The giant mecha found in series like Mobile Suit Gundam and Neon Genesis Evangelion might be here sooner than you think! The prototype for an operational, transformable robot will make its debut at an event on Tokyo on May 5. Named “J-deite RIDE,” this technological marvel towers over even the tallest of humans with an
Lone wolf Vongola family guardian Hibari Kyoya often comes across as intimidating in Reborn!, but he looks awfully cute as a Nendoroid! Kyoya comes with a standard expression in addition to a yawn and an “I’ll bite you to death” smirk. You can also customize a bit with the removable jacket and the included seated
Do you play Fate/Grand Order? The popular smartphone game is well-known for its setup of Masters and Servants, with the former commanding the latter to battle against others in a mission to save humanity. The flow of battle depends on the randomly generated Command Cards used to attack the opponent, but Masters can also make
The main characters of Yuri!!! on Ice have reunited with Sanrio in a collaborative lineup of trading figures from Good Smile Company’s Orange Rouge! Katsuki Yuri, Victor Nikiforov, and Yuri Plisetsky have been turned into super cute and trading figures which pair them up with Pochacco, Pompompurin, and Hello Kitty respectively. Each comes in two
Dragon Ball Super is the latest anime to team up with Ichiban Kuji, a popular lottery game from Banpresto! From May 2, fans can purchase tickets for 650 yen each for the chance to win awesome figures, artwork, and other goods of their favorite super-powered warriors. The prize lineup is ranked A through I, plus