Detective Conan's redecorated train is revealed on June 21 in Yonago, Tottori Province. The main car of the train bound for Yonago is blue-themed, illustrated with the protagonist, Conan Edogawa, and a popular character known as Kaito Kid. (Photo: Fumi Yada / Asahi)

Train with theme "Detective Conan" gets a new look, hoping to attract fans

A special two-car train illustrated with characters from the popular anime series "Detective Conan" received a major overhaul.

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A scene from "Weathering with You". Photo: CoMix Wave Films

Tenki no Ko, from Shinkai, will hit theaters on 19 in July

Makoto Shinkai's long awaited new film, director of "Kimi no Na wa" (his name), is due to be released in theaters

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A scene from Makoto Shinkai's new movie, "Weathering with You" ((c) 2019 "Enduring You", Cinema Partners / Provided by Toho Co.)

Director of 'Your Name', struggles to meet deadline for delivery of his new movie

The director behind the hit "Your Name". is running against the clock less than three weeks before

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The cosplay RPG craze - where enthusiasts mimic characters from anime series, comics and video games - has grown in popularity in Malaysia. Photo: AFP

Malaysia holds Japanese 3 at cosplay festival

Three Japanese women and a Spaniard were arrested in an attack on a Malaysian cosplay festival for attending

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A scene from the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Comic Convention, held at 30 in November of 2018, at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba (archive photo of Asahi Shimbun)

Fourth Tokyo Comic Con to begin on November 22 in Chiba

The Tokyo Comic Convention 2019 will begin on November 22 at the Makuhari Messe Complex in Chiba, bringing together the latest

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Internal struggles, human psyche, us: Evangelion

Neon Genesis Evangelion came to life on 4's October 1995, as a half-hour anime series

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Fans attend a multi-player video game competition during the Dota 2 International Championship at the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington, USA, 8's August 2015. REUTERS / Jason Redmond / Stock Photo

World gaming revenues grow 9,6% to $ 152,1 billion in 2019

The global video and gaming market will generate $ 152,1 billion in 2019, an increase of 9,6%

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