Japan: Akihabara becomes the center of a series of civil protests

A popular Japanese comment forum opened a thread titled "Akihabara went from being a town for otaku, to being a town for protests," where it was na...

Steins; Gate May Collaborate With Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight

On the Twitter account of the Science Adventure franchise (Chaos; Head, Steins; Gate, Robotics; Notes, Chaos; Child, Occultic; Nine, Anonymous; Cod...

AirAsia airline opens auditions to create a Virtual YouTuber

Malaysia-based airline service AirAsia has opened auditions to hire an English-speaking Virtual YouTuber. Applicants must be women 18 years or olde...

Kaifuku Jutsushi no Yarinaoshi Announces Coffee Shop Collaboration

The coffee chain Machi Asobi CAFE announced a collaboration with the animated adaptation of the light novels Kaifuku Jutsushi no Yarinaoshi (Redo o...

They try to create controversy over an alleged tattoo of the voice actress Marika Kouno

The Japanese community may surprise the West with many things that, in their culture, are not yet fully accepted. One of them is tattoos, and voice...

Japan: A father arrested for assaulting his son after asking him to stop playing video games

The Sapporo City Police Department in Hokkaido Prefecture in Japan reported the arrest of a 50-year-old man for physically assaulting his eldest so...

Some schools in Japan ban underwear during physical education

The Kanagawa Shimbun newspaper published an article noting that some elementary schools in Kawasaki City are ordering their students not to wear un...

Japan to implement Vocaloid to teach music in schools

Although not generally considered as such, music is probably one of the most difficult subjects for students to learn. Success in this field requir...

To the author of Uzaki-chan wa Asobitai! they denied him a credit card

On social networks in Japan, a publication made by the author of the manga Uzaki-chan wa Asobitai! (Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out!), Take, where he...

Hideaki Anno to narrate the development of Evangelion: 3.0 + 1.0 Thrice Upon a Time in a documentary

A press release reported that director Hideaki Anno will star in a 75-minute documentary titled “Professional Work Style” that will air on NHK Gene...

Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica will hold a special event in April

On the official site for the multimedia franchise based on the original anime Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica, the event "Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Ann...

Kimetsu no Yaiba author thanked fans upon receiving his award at TAAF 2020

The award ceremony for the Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2020 (TAAF 2020) was held in Tokyo on March 12. Author Koyoharu Gotouge, creator of the popul...