Anime Archive

Same Mound, Different Times: Pitch and Yakyū-kyō no Uta

Unexpected Teammates This May, Fox canceled sports drama Pitch despite great reviews from Hollywood and baseball insiders alike. Although the network poured millions into the production, the USA’s sagging interest in baseball and young viewers’ exodus from network …

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TeddyLoid to Produce 18if Opening Theme

Animation studio Gonzo revealed in a promotional video that electronica musician TeddyLoid would produce anime series 18if‘s opening theme.   TeddyLoid announced the news as well on Twitter. We will be in charge of the opening theme song of …

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Best Anime Collab Cafe: Ikebukuro Trattoria PARADiSO

An anime collaboration cafe that’s not at Animate? The struggle to enter an anime collaboration cafe has become a rite of passage for many anime fans in Japan. Online reservations are commonplace along with early morning lines for …

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Startup Series Part 1: What is Startup Weekend Tokyo Anime?

Startup Series Part 1 In this series, Around Akiba delves into the world of entrepreneurs building “otaku” startups. Move over Silicon Valley, Tokyo and otaku are here Startups. Sure, you’ve probably heard of them. Facebook and Twitter, right? …

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Hatsune Miku Ukiyoe

Hatsune Miku Ukiyoe : Tokaido Diva Hatsune Miku

Hobby Stock Announces Pre-orders for Third Print Release of Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints of Hatsune Miku: Tokaido Diva Hatsune Miku Hobby Stock is slated to release 100 new prints for the third edition printing of Hatsune Miku Ukiyoe Woodblock …

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