The Amazing Anime Song Dance Performers, Real Akiba Boys!

Over 50 million total views online! Representing Akihabara is the otaku dance team Real Akiba Boys! Each video they upload of them dancing to anime song openings quickly hits over 1 million views online, and their total view count is over 50 million. They have even earned popularity among those working in the anime industry who give them high praise.

This Idol Group's Unique Music Video Features Umbrellas and Lanterns in Perfect Synchronization

“Though I know the petals will fall away…” Do these girls have a fantasy of falling in love with an illusion?!

WonFes 2015 Summer Photo Collection! Part 2: Sexy & Cute Edition

We introduce this time the gorgeous figures that colored the event halls!

[WonFes] We Explore the Evangelion 20th Anniversary Booth

In celebration of this year being its 20th anniversary, a special Evangelion booth was set up at Wonder Festival 2015 Summer held on July 26. Crowds of Eva fans were mesmerized by the various attention-grabbing displays.

WonFes 2015 Summer Photo Collection! Part 1: Cool & Comical Edition

We introduce loads of products packed with creators’ clever ideas and cutting-edge techniques!

Brand New Collections Revealed at Figure Festival WonFes

Wonder Festival 2015 Summer was held on July 26. At the festival, a collection of figures based on brand new anime series were revealed.

TOM Attends SDCC 2015: Photo Report

For 45 years, San Diego, California has been the home of Comic-Con International, an exhibition of comic books and the popular arts celebrated by visitors from every corner of the globe.

Transforming Headphones Made from an Incredible 256+ Parts! New Brand Now on Sale from Good Smile Company and Linkin Park’s Mr. Hahn

The THP-01 is the first product by Toon Workshop, a new lifestyle brand by Good Smile Company and Mr. Hahn from Linkin Park, that revitalizes the concept of “Geek Japan.”

AX 2015 Report: Interviews with Hunt for TOM Winners

Tokyo Otaku Mode fans participated in a special event at Anime Expo 2015. A new experiment by TOM. A challenge.

Anime Expo 2015 Photo Report: Amazing Cosplay!

Anime Expo 2015 Photo Report: Amazing Cosplay!

Yoko Takahashi Performs Neon Genesis Evangelion Theme, “A Cruel Angel’s Thesis,” to Excited Crowd at Anime Expo 2015 in LA

Yoko Takahashi is the booming voice behind the Neon Genesis Evangelion theme songs, “A Cruel Angel’s Thesis,” and “Tamashii no Refrain.” On July 2 at North America’s largest anime conventon, Anime Expo 2015 in Los Angeles, Takahashi performed her first live show in America to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Evangelion series.

Possibly the Quickest Interview in the World!? Keiji Inafune and Eiko Tanaka on the “RED ASH” Kickstarter Project

On July 4 at Anime Expo in Los Angeles, prominent Japanese game creator Keiji Inafune, known for his popular titles Mega Man and Onimusha, announced an exciting new Kickstarter project titled Red Ash.

“Hatsune Miku Dreams of Electric Sheep” Collaboration Event Between Hatsune Miku and Artists Opens

An exhibit and sales event is being held now at Gallery Nucleus in LA for approximately 60 Hatsune Miku works that include about 40 newly drawn works by artists curated in the gallery and 17 works chosen from a public vote.

Exclusive Interview with the Founder of MyAnimeList, a Colossal Site with 120 Million Monthly PVs

Fans who love anime are no doubt very familiar with the name MyAnimeList (MAL). Even in Japan, we use database sites for those times when we can’t figure out which anime we should watch next.

Momoiro Clover Z Will Perform at ANIME EXPO 2015 in LA As the Main Act!!

Momoiro Clover Z Will Perform at ANIME EXPO 2015 in LA

Masterpieces of the Past Lined Up! “Manga*Anime*Games from Japan” Exhibit

On June 24 in Nogizaka in Tokyo, an exhibition for otaku called “Manga*Anime*Games from Japan” started. The large-scale exhibit is being held in the wide-open space of the National Art Center. It’s open until Aug. 31.

TOM Attends E3 2015: Photo and Video Report

E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, is an annual event held in the Los Angeles Convention Center that celebrates the latest announcements in the gaming industry.

2015 Summer Season Anime Trailer Roundup Part 2

Have you decided what anime you’ll be watching this summer? We’ve gathered trailers, so be sure to check them out!!

2015 Summer Season Anime Trailer Roundup Part 1

Hey everyone, enjoying your anime life? It’s almost summer! Summer is the season of new anime! Accordingly, we’ve put together some of the trailers for the anime series which will be starting in July.

Interview: Kana Hanazawa [2/2]

Acting in countless anime titles, receiving fanatic support from her fans—that is Kana Hanazawa. Currently, Kana is playing an active role in the music industry. Following the discussion about her thoughts on the live concert at the Budokan, we inquire about her 3rd album, Blue Avenue, and her personal life.

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Aug. 3, 2015 14:00

Preview of “Attack on Titan: Hangeki no Noroshi” Starring Satomi Ishihara is Released

Preview of “Attack on Titan: Hangeki no Noroshi” Starring Satomi Ishihara is Released

The preview for Attack on Titan: Hangeki no Noroshi - to be made available through video distribution service provider dTV - was recently released.

Aug. 3, 2015 06:00

Live Action “Terra Formars” Trailer Released; Alien Creature Briefly Appears

Live Action “Terra Formars” Trailer Released; Alien Creature Briefly Appears

The trailer and teaser poster have been released for the live-action adaptation of Terra Formars, which is scheduled to open during Golden Week 2016.

Aug. 2, 2015 22:00

Inherit His Courage - “Digimon Adventure” Taichi Yagami Goggles to Be Released

Inherit His Courage - “Digimon Adventure” Taichi Yagami Goggles to Be Released

It has been 15 years since the start of the broadcast of the popular anime Digimon Adventure based on the original series by Akiyoshi Hongo. Now, a replica of the iconic Goggles worn by main character Taichi Yagami is set to be released.

Aug. 2, 2015 21:54

The Amazing Anime Song Dance Performers, Real Akiba Boys!

The Amazing Anime Song Dance Performers, Real Akiba Boys!

Over 50 million total views online! Representing Akihabara is the otaku dance team Real Akiba Boys! Each video they upload of them dancing to anime song openings quickly hits over 1 million views online, and their total view count is over 50 million. They have even earned popularity among those working in the anime industry who give them high praise.

Aug. 2, 2015 14:00

It’s Even a Cafe Now?!...We’re Trembling with Excitement!

It’s Even a Cafe Now?!...We’re Trembling with Excitement!

A Show By Rock!! collaboration cafe opened in Shibuya Parco on Aug. 1.

Aug. 2, 2015 06:00

Lolita Fashion Travels Overseas! “Muslim Lolita” Is The New Intersection Of The Kawaii Culture

Lolita Fashion Travels Overseas! “Muslim Lolita” Is The New Intersection Of The Kawaii Culture

Lolita fashion, which has been and still is, a niche fashion clique around Harajuku, where girls dress up inspired from the Western Victorian or Rococo one-piece dresses with heavy frills, pastel colors; which reminds us as if like a princess or innocent, pretty dolls.

Aug. 1, 2015 22:00

World’s First Theater Specializing in 3DCG Holograms Opens in September at Yokohama Station

World’s First Theater Specializing in 3DCG Holograms Opens in September at Yokohama Station

Using state-of-the-art technology, an entertainment theater to be used exclusively for 3DCG holograms will be built in Yokohama.

Aug. 1, 2015 14:00

Exhibit on Now Celebrating 15th Anniversary of Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrator Noizi Ito

Exhibit on Now Celebrating 15th Anniversary of Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrator Noizi Ito

Noizi Ito’s exhibit NI Portfolio has opened.

Aug. 1, 2015 06:00

“Dragon Quest X” Announced for PS4, NX; 3DS Demo Available Now

“Dragon Quest X” Announced for PS4, NX; 3DS Demo Available Now

On July 28 during the Dragon Quest New Work Press Conference, Square Enix announced that Dragon Quest X will be coming to the PlayStation 4.

Jul. 31, 2015 22:00

“Blood Blockade Battlefront” Themed Perfume Announced; Five Scents Total Including Leonardo, Klaus & Zapp

“Blood Blockade Battlefront” Themed Perfume Announced; Five Scents Total Including Leonardo, Klaus & Zapp

Cozy Wave, well known for product lines themed after subcultures, is releasing a lineup of perfume, body shampoo, and fabric mist themed after the TV anime Blood Blockade Battlefront.

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