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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Sep. 1, 2015 22:00

Exercise Anime “Ani Tore! EX” to Premiere Oct. 12

Exercise Anime “Ani Tore! EX” to Premiere Oct. 12

It has been revealed that the TV anime Ani Tore! EX will premiere in Japan on Oct. 12. The anime is about exercising and begins on Health and Sports Day in Japan.

Sep. 1, 2015 14:00

Popular Manga “Kurosaki-kun no Iinari ni Nante Naranai” to Become Live-Action Movie Starring Kento Nakajima

Popular Manga “Kurosaki-kun no Iinari ni Nante Naranai” to Become Live-Action Movie Starring Kento Nakajima

A live-action movie adaptation has been greenlit for the popular manga Kurosaki-kun no Iinari ni Nante Naranai currently serialized in Bessatsu Friend (Kodansha).

Sep. 1, 2015 06:41

Nendoroid Mega Man

Nendoroid Mega Man

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan)

Sep. 1, 2015 06:00

Surprise Announcement in First Issue of “Comic Kyun” - “Pan de Peace!” TV Anime Greenlit

Surprise Announcement in First Issue of “Comic Kyun” - “Pan de Peace!” TV Anime Greenlit

The first issue of Monthly Comic Kyun, a new 4-panel magazine published by Kadokawa, hit shelves on Aug. 27. The magazine has gotten off to a surprising start, with the reveal of an anime adaptation of Pan de Peace! published early in the first issue.

Sep. 1, 2015 04:04

[Español] ¡El escultor de papel Tatsuya Takahashi nos muestra el proceso de sus creaciones!

[Español] ¡El escultor de papel Tatsuya Takahashi nos muestra el proceso de sus creaciones!

Puedes ver que están hechas de papel, sin embargo las esculturas son tan elaboradas que no puedes dejar de pensar ¿cómo lo hizo?

Sep. 1, 2015 03:21

Nendoroid Kirby

Nendoroid Kirby

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan)

Aug. 31, 2015 22:00

Announcement From the FOX GOD! BABYMETAL to Headline The SSE Arena, Wembley in 2016!

Announcement From the FOX GOD! BABYMETAL to Headline The SSE Arena, Wembley in 2016!

BABYMETAL will be holding a solo concert at The SSE Arena, Wembley on April 2, 2016!!!

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)

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