Category: Events

BanG Dream fireworks display draws 200,000 online!!

Hey there J1 Fans, how about a quick little distraction from the craziness of reality for a moment. Across the globe in Japan, Bushiroad’s mixed media franchise Bang Dream! held a “no-audience” fireworks show June 2 at 10:00 pm JP time. The show was streamed live on the franchise’s YouTube channel to a rousing success. …

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EVO 2020 moves to online amid COVID19, event tickets refunded

Well just like Thanos in the MCU, this was inevitable. The biggest event for fighting games EVO 2020 joins the list of cancelations due to COVID19. The event was supposed to held July 31 to August 2 at Mandalay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Event organizers will make arrangements to host an online event …

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Fire Force stage play reveals cast and runtimes!!

The official website for the Fire Force stage play has unveiled new cast members and show dates for the live stage adaption of Atsushi Ōkubo’s supernatural adventure manga series in a preview video. The show will run in Osaka from July 31 to August 2 at the Umeda Arts Theater and August 7 – 9 …

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Kodansha delays Spring manga releases, many other publications also delayed

Hey there J1 Fans, DevilDriver1313 here with a bit of a bummer for manga readers and anime fans. Due to this world health crisis, several publishing companies of manga, anime English dubs and card games have announced over the weekend that they will be delaying the Spring releases of several of their products. Kodansha USA …

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Iron Frill will take the stage next month at Zombie Land Saga live!

The official website for Zombie Land Saga has announced that pop idol group Iron Frill will join Franchouchou when they return to the stage next month at Zombie Land Saga live for their “Live of the Dead” performance. Fans of the anime series will recall Iron Frill being the Sakura Sakamoto’s favorite idol group with …

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EVO reveals fighting game line for 2020 tournament!!

Attention fighting game fans! Grab your arcade joysticks and getting ready for EVO 2020! The full list of game is up and ready for your viewing pleasure so you can hone your skills and prepare to face off against other top players. The Las Vegas event will be held July 31 to August 2 at …

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Demon Slayer awarded “Anime of the Year” at Tokyo Anime Awards 2020

The Nezuko/Tanjiro train simply cannot be stopped. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba has already been awarded Anime of the Year (Television) for Tokyo Anime Awards Festival 2020. The announcement of the winners was revealed February 6, ahead of the event which will be held on March 13. The anime film Weathering with You won the …

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Full-scale moving Gundam statue mobilizes October 2020!!

Yup, you read that right! The Gundam Factory Yokohama is getting ready to roll out another full size Gundam model…and this one is going to move! The statue will be unveiled at Yamashita Pier in Yokohama City on October 1, 2020 and will be on display until October 3, 2021. The moving statue was originally …

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First Cartoon Network Hotel to open in Lancaster, PA!!

Want to go on an adventure with Finn and Jake? Have a wild imagination with Gumball and Darwin? The world’s first Cartoon Network Hotel opens and its just a short drive from Philadelphia. The cartoon themed vacation spot is located in Lancaster County. Visitors are immediately greeted by Adventure Time’s Finn and Jake at the …

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Hatsune Miku, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu to perform with Rage Against the Machine at Coachella Music Fest

This year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will feature Japanese acts Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and Hatsune Miku performing alongside U.S. bands such as Rage Against the Machine. The event’s official website posted the full list on Friday. Renowned virtual pop star Hatsune Miku will perform on April 10 and 17 while Kyary Pamyu Pamyu …

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