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

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

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

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 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

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

Real-life Fruit Ninja!

In an exemplary branded content campaign, Toaster Strudel brought crowds out to see master swordsman Isao Machii expertly slice and... Read More

Stu Levy: Ironman

A personal note: Stu Levy, our founder/CEO, did the grueling Ironman multi-sport event on Sunday, August 24th in the northernmost... Read More

Studio Ghibli Considering Dismantling of Production Department

Studio Ghibli co-founder Toshio Suzuki appeared on TBS television last weekend to discuss the studio’s future now that Hayao Miyazaki... Read More

Tentacle monster on your holiday table…

This is meant as a holiday party dish. However, it looks like a kaiju. Only in Japan… Tweet

Tokyo Girls’ Style Packs Crowd at Yokohama Arena’s @Jam Expo!

Yokohama Arena was filled last weekend during the @Jam Expo, Japan’s biggest idol-group showcase featured a staggering 100 acts playing... Read More