Japanese Entertainment

"One Piece" in Kabuki Theater

Kabuki is Japan's traditional theatrical art staging pure classics handed down through the ages.

October 12, 2015 at 2:47 pm

Unknown Comedian Group Wins "King Of Conte" Becoming Japan's Best Comedians

On October 11, a competition called "King Of Conte 2015" were held at TBS Akasaka in Tokyo.

October 8, 2015 at 9:31 pm

X JAPAN Announced Three Additional Concerts for Japan Tour

Japanese rock band X JAPAN announced on October 8 to perform three additional concerts in their first Japan tour in 20 years.

October 8, 2015 at 7:24 pm

Movie Pretty Cure to Tie up with Yokohama City with 4 Tourism Campaign

"Go! Princess Precure the Movie: Go! Go!! Splendid Triple Feature!!!", the 19th film of TV anime "Pretty Cure" series released on October 19, will tie up with Yokohama City, Kanagawa Japan and conduct the four tourism campaign.

October 8, 2015 at 12:43 am

Love Live! Newest Live Disc Ranks 1st on Japan's Overall Blu-ray Ranking

μ's, an idol group in Love Live! School idol project, newest live Blu-ray disc "Love Live! μ's Go→Go! LoveLive! 2015 -Dream Sensation!- Blu-ray Memorial BOX" (On Sale September 30) sold 49,000 copies in its first week and debuted No.1 on the Oricon's Weekly Overall Bru-ray chart for October 12.

October 6, 2015 at 9:11 pm

Yowamushi Pedal TV Anime Gets Third Season

On October 6, stars of "Yowamushi Pedal: The Movie" went on stage to greet fans at TOHO Cinemas Nihonbashi in celebration of the hit series, announcing plans for the TV anime's third season.

October 6, 2015 at 12:01 pm

SKE48's First Sub-Unit "Love Crescendo" to Debut in November

Japanese idol girl group SKE48 held "7th Anniversary Special Stage" at the SKE48 Theater in Sakae, Nagoya on October 5.

October 5, 2015 at 8:10 pm

Sword Art Online Gets Anime Film Adaptation

A film adaptation of the anime "Sword Art Online" has been greenlit for production. The film will be a brand new animated project penned by the author of the original work, Reki Kawahara.

October 2, 2015 at 9:48 pm

Neon Genesis Evangelion Celebrate 20th Anniversary by Live Viewing across Japan

To commemorate the 20th year of "Neon Genesis Evangelion", live viewing event of the first episode will be taken place by using billboard screens in the street and Nico Nico Live Broadcast.

October 2, 2015 at 1:58 pm

Mobile Suit Gundam Launched First Official Fan Club

"Mobile Suit Gundam" has launched its first official fan club in Japan and a smartphone app named "Gundam Fan Club" is distributed via App Store and Google Play from October 1.

October 1, 2015 at 1:09 pm

Resident Evil's Stage Play Reveals First Cast Visual

The first cast visuals of "BIOHAZARD THE STAGE", the state play version of the famous game "BIOHAZARD (English Title: Resident Evil)", has been revealed.

September 30, 2015 at 10:10 pm

"Assassination Classroom DVD" Ranks 1st on Japan's Overall DVD Ranking

The DVD "Movie Assassination Classroom DVD Special Edition", starred by Ryosuke Yamada, which was released on September 25, sold 10,036 copies for its first week, reaching the 1st place on the Oricon Weekly Overall DVD Ranking of October 5th.

September 28, 2015 at 7:16 pm

Japanese Famous Actress Naomi Kawashima Passed Away at 54

Japanese famous and popular Actress Naomi Kawashima died on Thursday because of bile duct cancer.

September 26, 2015 at 3:56 pm

Dempagumi.inc to Release New Zombi Song "Eikyu Zombiena" in October

Japanese idol group Dempagumi.inc will release a new song "Eikyu Zombiena (Eternal Zombiena)" on October 9th in Japan through digital distribution.

September 26, 2015 at 1:15 am

Knights of Sidonia Comes to End with 6-year History

The last chapter of "Knights of Sidonia", a manga by Tsutomu Nihei, was published in the November issue of Monthly "Afternoon" (Kodansha) released on September 25th, ending with its six-year history.

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