A View From The Geeklair: Arigatou Anime-LA!

Heya, peeps, Michelle here. I just want to give a shout here thanking Anime Los Angeles for giving us a... Read More

A View From The Geeklair: Oshogatsu (New Year)

Happy New Year everybody! Michelle here! In most places in the world, New Year’s Day is a day to recover... Read More

A View From the Geeklair: Treat Cosplayers with respect!

Hey there, Michelle “Ms. Geek” Klein-Hass here with a thought about the upcoming con season. It seems like most people... Read More

AKB48 Recruiting Part-time Members!

The popular idol group AKB48 announced at their Group Summer Festival last Sunday that they are recruiting new “part-time” members... 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

Attack on Titan Manga Slated to End in 3-4 Years

The University of Tokyo Newspaper posted an interview with Shintarō Kawakubo, the editor of the Attack on Titan manga, on... Read More

Badass Chicks in Japanese History – A Biographical Series

Chelsea Bernard from Tofugu.com has started a new series chronicling – you guessed it – female badassery in Japanese history.... 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

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

Death Note Musical Announced!

Scheduled to come to Nissei Theater in Tokyo next April, the Death Note Musical will feature music by Frank Wildhorn,... Read More

Geeklair: Happy all over Asia!

That earworm song “Happy” by Pharell Williams just doesn’t seem to die. That’s ok, we like it here at the... Read More

Hollywood goes anime?

With the success of events like Anime Expo, of course Hollywood is going to look at anime and manga as... 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

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

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

Levi from “Attack on Titan” to get Spinoff Anime

“Attack on Titan” fan-favorite Levi, the ice-cold member of the Survey Corps, is about to get his own two-part anime... 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

New Sailor Moon Musical Petite Étrangère Now Playing in Tokyo!

The first performance of the new Sailor Moon Musical, Petite Étrangère, opened on August 21st at AiiA Theater in Tokyo.... 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

Otaku Generation Gap – A Study of Which Shows Got Fans in their Teens, 20s, and 30s into Anime

A recent poll in Japan revealed which shows turned the respondents into lovers of anime, and the results were completely different... Read More