Here are the 9 Most Successful Otaku Markets of 2017

Every January, the Yano Research Institute releases a report on otaku markets. The reports highlight the financial health of various sub-sections that intersect with...

‘Sword Art Online’ Light Novel Enters New ‘Unital Ring’ Arc

Sword Art Online is entering new waters as creator Reki Kawahara begins work on a new story arc. Titled Unital Ring, teased that new story arc...

Wit Studio to Co-Produce the Newest ‘Pokemon’ Movie

Wit Studio has animated visually impressive series like The Ancient Magus' Bride, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, and Attack on Titan. They are now taking their talents...

‘Haruhi Suzumiya’ Series Has Over 20 Million Global Copies

Kadokawa's Sneaker Bunko has big news for Haruhi Suzumiya fans: the light novel series has over 20 million copies in print around the world! The massively popular series follows...

VOTE: What Were the Best Original Anime of 2017?

It's time to celebrate the best works of 2017! We'll be hosting a variety of polls between now and the new year to highlight...

VOTE: What Was the Best Romance Anime of 2017?

It's time to celebrate the best works of 2017! We'll be hosting a variety of polls between now and the new year to highlight...

The 4 Seinen Anime Fans Will Watch in Winter 2018

Are you ready for the winter season? Let's look ahead to the seinen anime that will air! These series tend to have more mature themes,...

‘Nekopara OVA’ to Hit Japanese Theaters on New Year’s Day

Neko Works, the developers of the popular Nekopara eroge, announced a special theatrical screening of NEKOPARA OVA at the Akihabara UDX Theater. The screening will be held on...

Shinto Priestess Murdered at Popular Tokyo Shinto Shrine

A deadly double-murder-suicide occurred at the Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine, which is one of the most popular shrines in Tokyo. Nagako Tomioka, the shrine's chief priestess,...

Fans Are Roasting Hollywood’s ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ For Anime Eyes

Critically and commercially acclaimed director James Cameron (The Terminator / Titanic / Avatar / Aliens) has been trying to get an adaptation of Battle Angel Alita (GUNNM) made since...