The numbers tell the story. Japan National Tourism Organization reports 499,000 foreign visitors in October, an increase of 2.4 times over September.
Already encompassing more than 15,000 works starting from 1917, Anime Taizen is a precious, free resource for researchers, fans and the industry.
The animated movie has exceeded expectations, drawing a young crowd and repeat viewers to big-screen cinemas. Here's a look behind the scenes of its success.
“One film can change people’s perspectives,” says Disney Japan’s Gaku Narita, explaining the company’s new project which started in September.
Maintained by the private sector, Anime Taizen’s accumulation of world-class Japanese treasures can help promote Japan’s anime industry for years to come.
With billions of dollars in damages, content producers are responding creatively, from freezing bank accounts to preemptively publishing their work in Chinese.
The Niigata International Animation Film Festival is the first to take up popular full length works loved by audiences, such as those by Studio Ghibli.
Fandom, called oshikatsu in Japanese, means supporting your idol. You can get the most out of it by knowing a few simple rules.
John Tarachine takes human potential in a heartwarming new manga about finding your place in life with new challenges and happiness at any age.
The famed anime singer chose the words: “We are like birds, forever going beyond that morning, spitting out blood as we fly!” Quoted and translated from...
In a recently launched anime series, the "Dream Monkeys" take to the ice to spread the word of Japanese ice hockey both at home and abroad.
“The story is developing faster than we thought,” said Yuuji Iwasaki, the 11th editor of Weekly Shonen Jump, as the ever-popular manga One Piece keeps unfolding...