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. 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.

Aug. 28, 2015 14:00

New Lupin III TV Series Will Be 24 Episodes

New Lupin III TV Series Will Be 24 Episodes

Begins late night Oct. 1 on Nippon TV.

Aug. 28, 2015 06:00

Drama “Kodoku no Gourmet Season 5” Broadcast Announcement - The “Midnight Snack Tease” Continues on Friday Nights!

Drama “Kodoku no Gourmet Season 5” Broadcast Announcement - The “Midnight Snack Tease” Continues on Friday Nights!

Kodoku no Gourmet Season 5, a drama starring Yutaka Matsushige, was cleared for broadcast! The series will air from Oct. 3 (Sat.) 12:12 a.m. on TV Tokyo in the drama block Drama 24.

Aug. 27, 2015 23:06

Interview: Pianist Animenz

Interview: Pianist Animenz

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

Aug. 27, 2015 22:00

New “Terra Formars” Chapter 0 - Raw Manuscript and Life-Size Version Appear in Shinjuku Station

New “Terra Formars” Chapter 0 - Raw Manuscript and Life-Size Version Appear in Shinjuku Station

On Aug. 24 at the Metro Promenade in Shinjuku Station, Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line, a manga has made a surprising appearance.

Aug. 27, 2015 14:00

Ume Aoki Exhibition Coming to Mori Art Museum in Ueno; New Illustrations to Be on Display

Ume Aoki Exhibition Coming to Mori Art Museum in Ueno; New Illustrations to Be on Display

Ume Aoki will hold her first solo exhibit this fall at the Mori Art Museum in Ueno, Tokyo. The “Ume Aoki Exhibition” will run for 10 days, from Oct. 3–12.

Aug. 27, 2015 07:11

Himouto! Umaru-chan Trading Figures

Himouto! Umaru-chan Trading Figures

Today I’m going to be taking a look at… Himouto! Umaru-chan Trading Figures!

Aug. 27, 2015 06:00

“Hai-Furi” Mysterious New Anime Project in Development; Character Designs by Atto

“Hai-Furi” Mysterious New Anime Project in Development; Character Designs by Atto

In the early morning of Aug. 25, an interesting new anime project was announced. The title of the anime is Hai-Furi, and Atto is in charge of character designs.

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