Shinchosha‘s Daily Shincho website reported that singer ELISA allegedly suffered from sexual harassment from her manager at the Smile Company talent management agency. The report noted that ELISA has ended her contract with Smile Company as of the end of September. According to the report, ELISA began working with the manager since May 2018. The […]

Last year, Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine launched an online service geared for smartphone users allowing people to create characters in the style of the Haikyu!! manga. In December, it added Boku no Hero Academia, and the most recent addition is Koyoharu Gotouge‘s Kimetsu no Yaiba on Tuesday. The character creator is very simple. You can mix and match […]

The September 16 issue of National Printing Bureau’s Kanpō publication reported on Wednesday that Kyoto Animation has absorbed the Osaka-based affiliate studio Animation DO, including all rights and properties associated with the company. Animation DO was originally established in 2000 as Kyoto Animation Osaka Studio, and it became its own corporation under the name Animation DO in December 2010. […]

Organizers of the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFFCOM) announced on Monday that they will hold this year’s Content Market online from November 4-6 due to the effects of COVID-19. The website announcement said, “TIFFCOM2020 was originally intended to be held in conjunction with the face-to-face content market, but we shifted […]