As news broke of the deadly arson attack on Thursday, messages of sorrow and support to the beloved anime studio has flooded on social media, particularly from Japanese anime companies, personalities and even fans around the world.
Japanese voice actress and media personality Suzuko Mimori has announced on her blog on Friday that she had married the current IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada.
The Japanese have some of the best imports, including the anime and the pop-culture scene, but when the clock strikes midnight on the 1st of April, all hell will surely break loose!
Japanese entertainment content provider Crunchyroll has announced in an email to its subscribers on Saturday that they will be increasing its premium membership rates.
The Japan Cartoonists Association has issued a formal response last Wednesday to the proposal by the country's Agency for Cultural Affairs to expand the scope of its copyright law to include manga, video games and literary writings.
Japan's Agency for Cultural Affairs has called for expanding the scope of illegal online piracy in the country to include all forms of copyrighted media with a policy recommendation it adopted last Wednesday.
The anime division of Madman Entertainment, one of Australia's leading distribution and licensing companies, has been acquired by Sony's anime and music production subsidiary Aniplex.
GEM TV, the All-Asian entertainment channel of Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) Asia, has been revamped as an All-Japanese entertainment channel last Sunday, Anime Pilipinas has learned.
The dreaded day has arrived. Filipino language anime channel HEROtv has officially signed-off for the final time on Thursday, February 1, at just four minutes after midnight.
Pan-regional anime channel ANIMAX Asia has announced on their website that the channel is set to broadcast in High-definition (HD) starting Thursday, December 17.