An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!
In celebration of the release of the newest Pokémon movie, Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, and the simultaneously screening short film Pikachu, What Kind of Keys Are These?, an exhibit called “Pokémon the Movie XY Exhibit: Let’s Meet Pikachu at the Roppongi Hills Observatory!” is taking place now.
An interview with Yusuke Iseya, the actor who plays Shinomori Aoshi in Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends!
The popular school battle action manga is becoming a long-awaited anime!
The Akihabara landmark Akihabara Radio Kaikan has been born again as a new building with 10 above ground floors and two below ground floors!
Philip Ninj@ Morzez and Bradley Bond––how did their eccentric series Ninja Slayer, which has become a huge hit in Japan, get made? The two of them spoke about the source of their creativity.
Giovanni's Island debuts at Anime Expo 2014, and producer/screenwriter Yoshiki Sakurai talks about the film.
Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year.
Seven antique dolls called Rozen Maiden that possess their own will all aim to become Alice, the perfect doll, and battles unfold. A huge factor in the popularity of Rozen Maiden, a series of popular comics turned TV anime by Peach-Pit, can be said to be the loveliness of the antique dolls.
Take a look at the cosplayers of Anime Expo® 2014 with our photo report!
We asked Takahashi all about his paper sculptures of the members of μ’s!
The cable TV network WAKUWAKU JAPAN launched in Indonesia in February of this year and in Myanmar in June. The network broadcasts a variety of entertainment shows created in Japan.
A look back through pictures at the five day otaku event that took France by storm!
Introducing the (self-professed) Princess of the Bug Kingdom, Agitha!
On July 2, Shoko Nakagawa held a concert at the 15th Japan Expo being held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in France.
Perfectly replicated and especially scary! A life-size seated statue of Makoto Shishio from Rurouni Kenshin!
We looked into the work of Animareal, a group of artists devoted to extremely accurate recreations of anime characters.
Fans captivated by HELLO KITTY and the delicious sweets lined up one after the next!HELLO KITTY
We’ve compiled trailers for anime beginning this summer for you to check out! In this second part, we’ll introduce 12 anime with stories of adolescence.
“In the name of the moon, I will punish you!” This is a phrase that anime fans around the world are likely familiar with. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Sailor Moon, which is loved not just in Japan but all over the world.
Jul. 29, 2014 07:002
It has been revealed that Sanrio’s hugely popular character KIRIMIchan will be performing at Summer Sonic 2014.
Jul. 28, 2014 13:002
It’s not just Nendoroids! We also took pre-release photos of new figma and scale figures!
Jul. 28, 2014 07:008
Dreamy MIDORI’s recommendation is a collaboration between kendama and kaomoji!
Jul. 28, 2014 04:563
Introducing full graphic T-shirts featuring the winning artworks from the STEINS;GATE Future Visual Contest, a Steins;Gate-themed illustration contest held on TOM back in May!
Jul. 28, 2014 01:001
The music label Flying Dog, which supports Japanese anime, has begun distributing high-resolution audio on its music site, Victor Studio HD-Music.
Jul. 27, 2014 23:240
The origins of Space Brothers’ main characters Mutta and Hibito are to be revealed in this latest animated film.
Jul. 27, 2014 13:002
The otaku service “Ita-Beya,” now in its beta release, has obtained funding from East Ventures and welcomes Microsoft Japan’s technology evangelist as CTO.
Jul. 27, 2014 07:000
On July 22, Tecmo Koei Games released the 10th gameplay video for its Wii U game Hyrule Warriors to release on Aug. 14.
Jul. 26, 2014 18:002
No. 1 is Fujiko Mine, No. 2 is Nami, and No. 3 is Lum - there’s a full gathering of female characters with stout and strong bodies.