Tokyo Game Show 2014: Opening Report

Business Day starts! A huge lineup of all kinds of new games is in store!

AFA is Held in Indonesia!

Eir Aoi, Egoist, T.M.Revolution, DJ Kazu! Popular anime song singers appeared at Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2014!

Sanrio Expo 2014 is Held

Tons of new Sanrio products! Many Hello Kitty, Kirimi-chan, and even Gudetama products introduced!

"Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends" Opens

The climax of the Kyoto arc is finally here!

Production on TV Anime *Show By Rock!!* Announced

From Sanrio! A TV anime themed after a rock band will begin its late-night broadcast in 2015!

The Cute Pullip Series Takes on *Alice in Wonderland*! Welcome to the World of “Classical Alice”!

Pullip is an impressive line of fashion dolls that have big heads, slender arms and legs, and lovely eyes. Here on TOM, we’ve previously introduced Pullips born from collaborations with such works as Sailor Moon and Rozen Maiden.

"Terraformars" Swarm Figures to Release

A huge outbreak of 50-millimeter-tall Terraformars will take over sweet shops!

Miku Effector Releasing in October

Have Miku sing by using a guitar! The first ever in the world! Introducing the Vocaloid effector Miku Stomp!

First *One Piece* Game Coming to the PlayStation 4 - *One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3*

A new game in the One Piece: Pirate Warriors series, a collaboration between the popular series One Piece and Warriors that has sold over 2 million copies worldwide, is coming to the PS4.

Sixth Doll Hinaichigo Enters the Pullip x *Rozen Maiden* Collaborative Series! Elegant Photos with Other Rozen Maidens!!

Rozen Maiden is one of the popular collaborative series from Pullip fashion dolls. Though Kirakishou was just released in July, Hinaichigo, the sixth doll, is already joining the Pullip ranks.

Become a Manga Translator! An Interview with the Manga Translation Battle Winner (Part 1)

Recently, the Manga Translation Battle has been gaining attention as a gateway to success for aspiring translators. In this interview series, we’ll talk with previous winners of the contest about their past and what lies ahead for them as manga translators.

*Attack on Titan* and *KanColle* Figures Available for Pre-Order Aug. 28!

One angel, and one demon? Starting Aug. 28, two high-quality figures from the Wonderful Hobby Selection Series, “Colossal Titan Takayuki Takeya Ver.” and “Yamato Kai: Heavy Armament Ver.” are now available for pre-order.

“Change Games, Change Play” - Tokyo Game Show 2014 Draws Near!

This year’s Tokyo Game Show will be held from Sept. 18-21 (open to the general public on the 20 and 21).

Hatsune Miku Collaboration Yatsuhashi to Be Sold at Magical Mirai 2014 in Osaka!

Collaborative yatsuhashi between virtual singer Hatsune Miku and Shogoin Yatsuhashi Honten, a long-running yatsuhashi company established in 1689, will be sold at the event Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai 2014 in Osaka to be held on Aug. 30 at Intex Osaka.

Booming Worldwide? Socks that Look Just Like Sushi!

Salmon, shrimp, and tuna. These delicious-looking socks designed after sushi are trending!

Interview: Live-Action *Rurouni Kenshin* Director Keishi Otomo

An interview with Keishi Otomo, the director behind the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film series.

We Talk With Otaku from Around the World in the Otaku Paradise, Akihabara!

America, France, Italy, Brazil. We met anime and manga fans from around the world!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Content

Cosplay from new anime dominated the scene! We focus on everything cute and sexy we found at this summer’s Comic Market!

1,000 Pikachus Take Over Yokohama!

Even Ash is surprised! It’s a huge outbreak of Pikachus! Yokohama is dyed yellow!

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Sep. 20, 2014 01:010

Member of the Popular Idol Group AKB48 Models in Sailor Moon Bras!

Member of the Popular Idol Group AKB48 Models in *Sailor Moon* Bras!

The second round of products have released in the “Sailor Moon x Peach John Collaboration Series,” the first round to which was hugely popular. For the second round, Haruna Kojima, a Peach John model and active member of the popular Japanese idol group AKB48, has transformed into Sailor Moon characters.

Sep. 19, 2014 15:000

To Everyone Who Wants to Exterminate the Titans: Introducing the Eren Ver. Survey Corps Costume Set!

To Everyone Who Wants to Exterminate the Titans: Introducing the Eren Ver. Survey Corps Costume Set!

There is good news to everyone out there who wants to exterminate the Titans. From Attack on Titan, which includes in addition to the huge hit manga and anime a theatrical anime and live-action film in the works, comes “Survey Corps Costume Set (Eren Ver.)”!

Sep. 19, 2014 08:000

Teppei Koike to Play L in Death Note Musical, Pictures Already Release of Him in Character

Teppei Koike to Play L in *Death Note* Musical, Pictures Already Release of Him in Character

The masterpiece manga Death Note written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata is becoming a stage musical.

Sep. 19, 2014 02:4912

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Opening Report

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Opening Report

Business Day starts! A huge lineup of all kinds of new games is in store!

Sep. 18, 2014 13:000

Zettai Zetsubo Shojo: Danganronpa Another Episode TV CM Releases, Smartphone-Based Web Content “Monokuma Factory” Launches

*Zettai Zetsubo Shojo: Danganronpa Another Episode* TV CM Releases, Smartphone-Based Web Content “Monokuma Factory” Launches

Today, Sept. 16, Spike Chunsoft released a TV commercial for its PlayStation Vita game Zettai Zetsubo Shojo: Danganronpa Another Episode to release on Sept. 25.

Sep. 18, 2014 07:002

Miss Monochrome to Make Important Announcement on Niconico Live on Sept. 23 Following a Marathon of the Anime

Miss Monochrome to Make Important Announcement on Niconico Live on Sept. 23 Following a Marathon of the Anime

Miss Monochrome, a character created by voice actress Yui Horie, will release her second single, “Watashi Dake no Monogatari,” on Tuesday, Sept. 23. The day prior, she will make an important announcement on the Niconico Live program Washi-sta.

Sep. 17, 2014 21:000

Inazuma Rock Fes Ends as a Huge Success! Takanori Nishikawa Brings 6-Day Music Festival to His Hometown

Inazuma Rock Fes Ends as a Huge Success! Takanori Nishikawa Brings 6-Day Music Festival to His Hometown

For two days on Sept. 13 and 14, the large outdoor music festival Inazuma Rock Fes 2014 was held at the Karasumaru Peninsula Plaza in Kusatsu, Shiga Prefecture.

Sep. 17, 2014 13:002

Largest in TenniMu History - Dream Live 2014 to Be Held, Sponsors Aim for Record High Number of Cast Members and Audience Members

Largest in TenniMu History - Dream Live 2014 to Be Held, Sponsors Aim for Record High Number of Cast Members and Audience Members

In recent years, the musical The Prince of Tennis has continued to capture the hearts of many fans. Now, a new endeavor is set to begin this November. Dream Live 2014, the concert for the musical The Prince of Tennis, has been announced.

Sep. 17, 2014 07:000

54th All Japan Model & Hobby Show to Be Held from Sept. 26-28, Gundam Build Fighters Try Stage Event Planned

54th All Japan Model & Hobby Show to Be Held from Sept. 26-28, *Gundam Build Fighters Try* Stage Event Planned

The Japan Plastic Model Manufacturers Association and the Japan Radio-Controlled Model Manufacturers Association will hold the 54th All Japan Model & Hobby Show for three days from Sept. 26-28 at Tokyo Big Sight.

Sep. 17, 2014 02:384

AFA is Held in Indonesia!

AFA is Held in Indonesia!

Eir Aoi, Egoist, T.M.Revolution, DJ Kazu! Popular anime song singers appeared at Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2014!

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