Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler) is a releasing a new movie in February so that means Animate was meant to open a limited time cafe. Find character themed food and original merchandise at the Kuroshitsuji Cafe.
Anime and manga is a huge part of Japanese culture. It is now world famous and many people wish to visit Japan because of it's influence. Come learn about the history of manga and anime in Japan.
Of all the places to shop in Tokyo, Nakano Broadway and the surrounding mall is a must visit on your trip to Japan. Anime and manga fans can find anything and everything.
Ikebukuro is a mix of fashion and anime. With many department stores and brand name shops, it is a great place to shop. The flagship Animate store is a must visit spot for all manga and anime fans.
The Kyoto International Manga Museum is a must-visit museum for all manga fans. With over 50,000 books, visitors could spend the whole day here. See historic artifacts and learn all of about the history of manga.
The Starry Sky Illumination 2016-2017 and the Artelligent Christmas 2016 in Roppongi Hills are must-see illuminations while in Tokyo. During the holidays, illumination events attract many people, this year the ever-popular Kimi no Na wa. is incorpora...
Love Live School Idol Project is a Japanese multimedia project. It started as an anime and progressed into manga and video games. It is an internationally popular series. Visit the location in Tokyo used in the anime.
Japanese animated films have become world-famous. Your name or Kimi no Na wa is a big hit throughout Japan in 2016. Films by Studio Ghibli will be classics and films by Mamoru Hosoda and Makoto Shinkai are capturing hearts.
Akihabara in Tokyo is the place to go for anime, manga, cosplay, and electronics. Find computer parts and have lunch at a maid cafe. Some things can only be experienced here.
The director and former graphic designer Makoto Shinkai has created many successful movies over the years. With every movie, the wow factor is increased. The stories are touching and heartbreaking at the same time.
Makoto Shinkai's new film, "Kimi no Na wa. (Your Name.)" premiered in Japan August, 2016 and is popular among all ages. Famous landmarks were used throughout the movie because the audience can easily recognize the locations.
Although there is no huge theme park such as Disney Resort and Universal Studio in Hokkaido, there are some unique theme parks where you can enjoy playing and indulge in original worlds.
The long waited Kirby Cafés and the Official Goods Shops are now opened! Visit the world of Kirby Super Star and enjoy foods and drinks perfect for summer!
This great animated film, "Wolf Children" directed by Mamoru Hosoda draws its inspiration from one of the most beautiful prefectures in Japan, Toyama.
Fujiko F Fujio museum displays a lot of characters of Doraemon in the various way, and the restaurant serves original Doraemon menu as well. Fujiko F Fujio museum has you get into the Doraemon world!
The Japanese animation film studio "Studio Ghibli" will release a new movie “The Red Turtle” on September 17th, 2016. This is the Studio Ghibli's first film of cooperating with other country.
Summer is a great time to enjoy some newly released movies as well as existing masterpieces. Read on about these 4 must-watch films directed by Mamoru Hosoda.
Coming this summer is an event Pokemon fans won’t want to miss! Pikachus are invading Minato Mirai in Yokohama and will be dancing and performing for this limited time one week long event.
From lush forested landscapes to simple Japanese towns Studio Ghibli draws inspiration from everything inbetween. It’s worth it to visit these next Japan's destinations to see where your favorite movies came from.
Pixar Animation Studio will open an event "Pixar Adventure: An Adventure That Starts From 'What Ifs' " at LAFORET HARAJUKU in Tokyo from August 27th to September 25th, 2016!
Here are 10 new anime that both children and adults can enjoy watching. Check out the list below and find the one (or two or three or ten!) you like for the coming up summer 2016 season.
Animate Ikebukuro is the largest anime goods store in the world. There are Manga, game anime-related goods, CDs and DVDs. It's the very place for all anime-lovers.