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Sword Art Online movie and concert news from Aniplex

Aniplex had plenty of big news to share at this year’s Anime Expo. One of the biggest announcements was that the company would be holding its own convention in October

Anime Expo 2016 attendance numbers reach 100,420

Anime Expo celebrated its 25th anniversary this year with another event packed with plenty of special guests and the first ever Anisong World Matsuri. On Wednesday, SPJA announced that this

Good Smile Company announces Naruto Shippuden Nendroids

Good Smile Company revealed during Anime Expo 2016 that it will be releasing three different Naruto Shippuden Nendroids. The license will only be available for North America. (Sorry, Japan.) The three nendroids currently

Asterisk War: Phoenix Festa coming to PlayStation Vita July 26

At Anime Expo 2016, Bandai Namco Entertainment revealed that it would be localizing A.W: Phoenix Festa (Gakusen Toshi Asterisk: Hōka Kenran) in North America. The game will be released on

AX 2016: God Eater news from Aniplex and Bandai Namco

There was plenty of God Eater news revealed at Anime Expo 2016 from both Bandai Namco Entertainment and Aniplex. During the Aniplex panel, it was revealed that Aniplex of America will

Blue Exorcist Kyoto Saga confirmed at Anime Expo

During the Blue Exorcist Panel (also known as Ao No Exorcist), fans celebrated the 5th anniversary of the series with author Kazue Kato. While there was news previously announced about

Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale coming in 2017

During the Sword Art Online Festival at Anime Expo, Aniplex of America revealed the first trailer for the upcoming movie, Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale, along with a new

Viz announces plans for Anime Expo and exclusive items

Anime Expo 2016 is only a few short days away and Viz Media announced its plans for the convention. They include special guest appearances and autographs, panels, giveaways and a

New trailers for Makoto Shinkai’s new film ‘Your Name’

Two official trailers for Makoto Shinkai’s new film, Kimi no Na wa (Your Name), have been released today! The beautifully animated film will premiere at Anime Expo on July 3rd in

Anime Expo returns to Los Angeles, July 1st-4th

Anime Expo, the largest anime and manga convention in North America, returns to Los Angeles this Fourth of July weekend. The convention, brought to you by SPJA, has been around

Cowboy Bebop concert and experience coming to Anime Expo this weekend

If you were into anime and action in the ’90s, odds are you’ve seen Cowboy Bebop. And if you’ve seen the anime, chances are you were devastated by its ending.

Keiji Inafune returns to Anime Expo for the third year in a row

Koji Igarashi won’t be the only video game developer attending Anime Expo 2016, as it was announced that Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune will be returning this year as a

Voice Actor Suwabe Junichi will be attending Anime Expo 2016

Popular voice actor Suwabe Junichi will be at Anime Expo this year! As one of the most prolific voice actors in the industry since he first debuted in 1995, his

Anime Expo announces Tetsuya Kakihara as guest of honor

Anime Expo recently adds voice actor Tetsuya Kakihara, well-known for the voice of Natsu (Fairy Tail), to their list of guests of honor this year. Kakihara will be hosting a panel

Production IG to host FLCL 2 panel at Anime Expo

Back in March it was revealed that anime series FLCL would be returning in 2017/2018 with two new seasons. While the show won’t be seen for another year, Production I.G. will

Good Smile Company reveals five exclusive figures coming to Anime Expo

Good Smile Company has revealed that it will be offering five exclusive figures at this year’s Anime Expo before anywhere else in the world. Hatsune Miku fans will be able

Aniplex to host Sword Art Online Festival at Anime Expo

With a new Sword Art Online movie in development, Aniplex of America has announced that it will be hosting a Sword Art Online Festival at this year’s Anime Expo to

Anime Expo’s next guest of honor is Koji Igarashi

Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune attended both Anime Expo 2014 and 2015 as a Guest of Honor and revealed new information about Mighty No. 9 and the Red Ash Kickstarter

Anime Expo’s Youth Protection Policy isn’t a bad idea, just horribly implemented

This year, Anime Expo announced the Youth Protection Policy. It aims to better protect attendees under the age of 18. However, despite the well-intentions of this policy, the biggest issue remains

Anisong World Matsuri comes to AX 2016!

Anisong World Matsuri comes to the US this July at Anime Expo!! If you’re a fan of Japanese music, you might notice the great selection of talented and popular artists