Category: Anime

New Sailor Moon series set to simulcast this winter!!

Well, the new Sailor Moon anime will not air in the summer as first planned. Instead, it will begin airing in December or early January. And here’s a bonus, it will not only be airing in Japan but worldwide, meaning that fans of the Pretty Guardians in various countries will be able to enjoy the …

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J1 Sound Team’s ICE COLD WATER GUY 2013 REMIX

Surely anyone who’s been to an Otakon in the last seven or eight years has heard the amazing sales pitch lyrics of the famous and iconic Ice Cold Water Guy. Well, we thought his lyrics were so catchy we decided to remix his words into a full song! We even added some Bruce Lee vocals …

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AKIRA 25th Anniversary Edition coming to Blu-Ray and DVD!!

1988–an anime movie about a futuristic city called Neo-Tokyo will eventually become one the greatest cyberpunk animes of all time. Akira celebrates 25 years since it arrived in the US and just start the anime fandom here in the states. Now get ready to enjoy the wonderful animation that holds this film with such high …

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J1 Studios at Otakon 2013 (Table #P04) with Otakon EXCLUSIVES!

J1 Studios will be located at Table #P04 in the Artist’s Alley!  What we will have at our table: – Angel Savior: Beta Collection (never before seen art inside) – Super Bounty J1 #1 (never before seen art inside) – Lime Rind: The Rogue Samurai #1 – Defenders: Guardian Volume 1 (awesome novel) All of these albums will have special unreleased …

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What went on at J1-CON 2…

“Was a nice local con, grabbed some good gear”   “That was a whole lot of fun! Totally looking forward to the next one, especially since it was so close!!”   “It was fun seeing everyone again. Awesome event! Loved the cosplays btw! My favs were that poison, rouge and she hulk! ”   “Had …

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Cosplay Spotlight: Bastetsama

Rise Bastetsama, and enter our, COSPLAY SPOTLIGHT!!!!! Why do you cosplay? Because is really fun! Is something that I love and makes me happy. What was your first cosplay? My first cosplay was Faye Valentine from Cowboy Bebop. It was a long time ago, my mother did it, given the fact that I didn’t know how to …

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JULY 28TH! Cosplay, Anime, Gaming in Philadelphia? J1-Con 2!

“Had a wonderful night. Thanks for doing all that great stuff! Ultraman!” “Had fun last night at the J1 Mini Con!! Sushi & drinks at the bar, talent shows, and cosplay!! saw all my friends I haven’t seen in a while, needs to happen again soon!!” “J1 was awesome” “You know the night was awesome …

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Pokemon Generations – Awesome Fan-Made 3D Pokemon Game

So ever since Pokemon came out (both the series and the game), fans have wondered what it would be like to play a Pokemon game where you actually control the Pokemon in  battle. Pokemon Stadium was close to realizing that dream, however this fan-made game developed by Xatoku Productions is exactly what the fans asked for. …

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Sequel to Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin Movie Coming In Summer of 2014

    So this bit of news was released a few days ago. Following the overall success of last year’s adaptation of Nobuhiro Watsuki’s samurai manga Rurouni Kenshin, it was suggested by a few sources, including the film’s director Keishi Ōtomo that a trilogy would be in the works. Shonen Jump has now confirmed that fact …

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Check out this awesome trailer for Short Peace, created by the creator of AKIRA!!!

Check out this awesome trailer for Short Peace, a CG-animated collection of short films created by Katsuhiro Otomo, the man behind Akira! Short Peace is a collection of four shorts created by Katsuhiro Otomo and 3 other legendary animators, assembling “the top animators at the leading edge of Japanese animation, exploring possible future avenues of …

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