Interview: Pianist Animenz

Amnush interview with anime song pianist, Animenz, right before his live performance in Japan!

Tokyo Game Show 2015 Kicks Off Sept. 17!

Tokyo Game Show 2015 (TGS), the world’s largest gaming event, will be held over four days, and over 220,000 attendees are expected!

Akihabara’s "Water Girls" Help Otaku Beat the Midsummer Heat!

On Aug. 23, maids and cosplayers gathered in Akihabara for a water sprinkling event, Uchimizu Musume Daishugō!! 2015, bringing some relief from the hot summer weather.

[J-Fashion] Swankiss Winter 2015 Collection: Merry Memory Go-Round

Come take a look at the latest Swankiss exhibition! These stunning designs will become available on Tokyo Otaku Mode this winter!

Comic Market 88 Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Edition

There was a huge gathering of female cosplayers at this summer’s Comiket! Here’s a huge helping of 174 high-impact cosplay photos from the event!

Comic Market 88 Photo Report: Comical & Cool Edition

Enjoy 86 photos of comical and cool cosplay we spotted at Comic Market 88!

This Summer’s Comiket Brings in 550,000 in Attendance Over 3 Days!

Comic Market 88, the world’s largest doujinshi event, was held from Aug. 14–16. This year’s Comiket, as it’s lovingly referred to, brought in approximately 550,000 people over three days.

Paper Sculptor Tatsuya Takahashi Reveals His Production Process!

TOM Special Creator Tatsuya Takahashi who has been attracting a lot of attention for his paper sculptures lets us in on his creative process with a brand new work.

[J-Fashion] My Enchanted Closet: Sophisticated New Japanese Style by OLIVE des OLIVE!

Introducing new photos and info from the latest OLIVE des OLIVE exhibition! Women throughout Japan rely on this brand to fill their closets with cute yet elegant and grown-up style.

A Brand New Fantasy World, "SNACK WORLD"!

Following Yo-Kai Watch, now, the fourth cross-media project has been announced!The concept for this time is “hyper casual fantasy,” a combination ...

2015 Summer Anime: If You Liked “That” You Might Like “This”

If you’re feeling a little lost about which anime you should watch next, you can check out other fans’ opinions by asking “If I liked ‘this’ will I like ‘that’?”

“Boruto: Naruto the Movie” International Premiere & North America Release Date Announced!

The North America release date of Boruto: Naruto the Movie has been revealed. The movie will premiere internationally on Oct. 10 at New York Comic Con, and it will be released in theaters throughout North America the same day as well.

A Must-See for Comiket Attendees?! Morinaga Releases Video “How to Survive Comic Market”

inJelly will hold their first company booth at Comic Market 88. Along with this news, they have released an unofficial video that dramatically explains the rules of Comic Market titled “How to Survive Comic Market.”

Creator Interview: pomodorosa

Hitting the mark on popular illustrator pomodorosa’s feelings about his first commercial book of works.

A cafe where you can experience the latest in Harajuku pop culture has opened - the Kawaii Monster Cafe.

A cafe and restaurant unlike any you’ve ever seen before, the Kawaii Monster Cafe, has opened in Tokyo’s Harajuku district which continues to transmit...

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!

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Aug. 31, 2015 14:00

“Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm” TV Anime Produced by Gonzo to Premiere in Winter 2016

“Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm” TV Anime Produced by Gonzo to Premiere in Winter 2016

An anime adaptation has been greenlit for Sprite’s popular game Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm. A portion of the staff has been revealed along with a broadcast scheduled for fall 2016. A special site for the TV anime has also opened.

Aug. 31, 2015 07:51

[Español] Nico Yazawa: Picnic Girl

[Español] Nico Yazawa: Picnic Girl

¡El punto pricipal de hoy!...

Aug. 31, 2015 06:00

Nendoroid Shokudaikiri Mitsutada

Nendoroid Shokudaikiri Mitsutada

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan)

Aug. 30, 2015 22:00

I Want to See You, Yamato...Soon

I Want to See You, Yamato...Soon

A teaser trailer for the movie My Love Story!! releasing on Oct. 31 in Japan has been posted.

Aug. 30, 2015 14:00

“Kantai Collection” Shigure Kai Ni, Yudachi Kai Ni Costumes to Be Released

“Kantai Collection” Shigure Kai Ni, Yudachi Kai Ni Costumes to Be Released

From cosplay brand Cospatio comes costumes themed after Shiratsuyu Class Destroyers Shigure Kai Ni and Yudachi Kai Ni from the popular browser game Kantai Collection.

Aug. 30, 2015 06:00

“Bungo Stray Dogs” Limited-Time Shop Opens in Shinjuku Marui Annex Aug. 29

“Bungo Stray Dogs” Limited-Time Shop Opens in Shinjuku Marui Annex Aug. 29

A limited-time shop will be opening for Bungo Stray Dogs, just announced to be becoming an anime. The shop will be open in Shinjuku Marui Annex from Aug. 29 to Sept. 16.

Aug. 29, 2015 22:00

“Mr. Nietzsche” Drama Adaptation Greenlit; Hulu Streaming Begins in January 2016, TV Broadcast Also Slated

“Mr. Nietzsche” Drama Adaptation Greenlit; Hulu Streaming Begins in January 2016, TV Broadcast Also Slated

The popular manga born from tweets on Twitter, Mr. Nietzsche in the Convenience Store, is getting a drama adaptation. Streaming will begin first on Hulu in January 2016. A TV broadcast will also be on air at the same time.

Aug. 29, 2015 14:00

We Need to Know More! “Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain” Launch Trailer Released

We Need to Know More! “Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain” Launch Trailer Released

The official launch trailer of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, the newest chapter of immensely popular Metal Gear series, was released on Aug. 25 around the world. The game will be made available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, as well as PC.

Aug. 29, 2015 06:00

Why Is He Wrapped Up in a Sleeping Bag?!

Why Is He Wrapped Up in a Sleeping Bag?!

The “Ichiban Kuji Pikachu Sleeping Bag Collection” is too cute.

Aug. 28, 2015 22:00

Release Date Set for “Tantei Opera Milky Holmes” Movie! An All-New All-Star Movie of Popular Characters Appearing Together!

Release Date Set for “Tantei Opera Milky Holmes” Movie! An All-New All-Star Movie of Popular Characters Appearing Together!

Bushiroad has announced that a Tantei Opera Milky Holmes movie titled Gekijoban Tantei Opera Milky Holmes ~Gyakushu no Milky Holmes~ (Tantei Opera Milky Holmes the Movie: Milky Holmes' Counterattack) will be released in February 2016.

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