Actor Dean Fujioka Makes His American Debut in The Pinkertons!

Actor, musician and director Dean Fujioka made his American acting debut earlier this month in the wild west detective series The... Read More

Miyazaki Receives Honorary Oscar!

Legendary anime director Hayao Miyazaki received an honorary Oscar for his years of contributions to the motion picture industry at... Read More

Become a Manga-Anime Guardian!

Let’s just be honest – Piracy happens. It’s a terrible thing, but it will probably never go away. It would... Read More

Universal Studios Park Hollywood: Y U Not As Kewl As Uni Osaka?

Most of Team TOKYOPOP is based, at least part of the time, in Los Angeles. We have some pretty good... Read More

New Lupin III TV Series Coming in 2015!

A new Lupin III TV series – the first series to star Lupin since 1985 – will debut in 2015,... Read More

Share your Halloween with TOKYOPOP!

As we have been saying for the whole month, TOKYOPOP Luvs Halloween! So now you can show your love for... Read More

I Luv Halloween: The most twisted kids you’ll ever meet

Brattier than Crayon Shin-Chan. Ruder than the South Park kids. More bizarre than the Addams Family. A bigger body count... Read More

Durarara!! To Get New Manga!

A new manga inspired by Ryohgo Narita‘s Durarara!! light novel series will begin in the Square Enix‘s GFantasy magazine’s December... Read More

Jigoku Sensei Nube To Get a Live-Action TV Show!

The upcoming television series adaptation of Takeshi Okano and Sho Makura‘s Jigoku Sensei Nube manga is slated to premiere in... Read More

Japanese Band SCANDAL Announces World Tour!

The four-member girl band SCANDAL will head to the United States, France, United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Taiwan as part... Read More

Just say nyan: the Cat Cafe concept comes to LA

Cat Cafes began in Japan, but now they have spread to Taiwan, China, South Korea and Europe. It was only... Read More

Your Complete Fall 2014 Anime Guide

Our friends at Kotaku have put together a definitive anime guide for Fall 2014! With 50 new anime in the... Read More

Peach John and Bandai Launch Sailor Moon Lingerie Collection!

Peach John and Bandai partnered to launch a collection of Sailor Moon lingerie, featuring a Sailor Moon Narikiri/Costume Bra Set,... Read More

Cheery Robots with a serious side…

Japanese tech firm Murata has been creating proof-of-concept robots that do novel, entertaining things for years. They ride bicycles and... Read More

Q&A with Orange Crows Creator James Perry II

1. What was the genesis of the story for Orange Crows? And can you describe the scene in your life... Read More

An Interview with Kei Garou, the Artist Behind Miku Hatsune

The character Miku Hatsune has become synonymous with modern Japanese culture, and at the 2014 J-Pop Summit Festival, reporter David... Read More

New Fighting Game Sports Roster of Popular Anime Characters!

A new fighting game was revealed at Tokyo Game Show this week, called Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax. The game sports... Read More

Next Berserk Chapter Debuts September 26th!

According to Young Animal magazine, the next chapter of Kentarou Miura’s long-running manga Berserk is set to return on September... Read More

Police Story: Nagano cops become manga hunks!

This is the Prefecture: Nagano. A young, brash cop and his older, wiser partner protect and serve the locals, and... Read More

Beloved Japanese Manga-ka to Pen New Series in Shogakukan’s Big Comic Magazine

This year’s 18th issue of Shogakukan’s Big Comic magazine announced on Wednesday that six new series will begin in the... Read More