*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!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cool & Interesting Content

Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!

Comic Market 86 Opens!

KanColle running popular! The otaku’s poem of summer scenery, one of the largest otaku events in the world - Comic Market 86 has started!

Popular American Anime "RWBY" Starts its Second Season

RWBY is an American anime that follows the lives of ultra powerful teenagers training to be the next generation of peacekeepers, or hunters and huntresses.

Kickstarter Campaign Launches for Sci-Fi Anime *Under the Dog*

Introducing an original anime by the wonderful staff who worked on Evangelion, Steins;Gate, and Fire Emblem: Awakening!

2D Expressed in Real Life! Romanian Makeup Artist Shows off Colossal Titan Makeup!

Florea Flavia, a Romanian makeup artist who previously went viral for her Female Titan makeup cosplay, is at it again with Colossal Titan makeup!

Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project - New *Digimon Adventure* Series Announced!

On Aug. 1, new information was announced regarding the Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project which is taking place to celebrate the 15th anniversary since the TV anime Digimon Adventure began airing in 1999.

A Life-Size Danboard that Moves! Let’s Go Meet This Costumed Danboard and Take Pictures Together!

A life-size version of the popular character Danboard from the huge hit manga Yotsuba&! appears in Akihabara! We bring to you a photo report of Danboard’s slightly shocking cuteness!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [2/2]

“Hatsune Miku is awesome!” - Noritaka Tatehana

Interview: Takeru Satoh, Kenshin Himura in "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends"

Takeru Satoh, who plays Kenshin Himura in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, sat for an interview with Tokyo Otaku Mode!

Wonder Festival 2014 Summer Company Booth Report

We report on the most interesting company booths from the massive event Wonder Festival 2014 Summer!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [1/2]

We talked to with shoe designer Noritaka Tatehana about what it’s like making shoes for worldwide pop superstar Lady Gaga!

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Aug. 6, 2014 13:001

Madoka Magica Fone App Releases on iPhone, Also Releases Simultaneously in Eight Countries

*Madoka Magica Fone* App Releases on iPhone, Also Releases Simultaneously in Eight Countries

The smartphone app Puella Magi Madoka Magica Fone that became popular for realizing an unprecedented form of entertainment has finally released on iPhone.

Aug. 6, 2014 07:001

Hakuōki the Movie: Chapter 2 - Shikon Sōkyū BD/DVD: Elegant Hijikata Drawn by Yone Kazuki Excites Fans

*Hakuōki the Movie: Chapter 2 - Shikon Sōkyū* BD/DVD: Elegant Hijikata Drawn by Yone Kazuki Excites Fans

The release schedule of the Blu-ray and DVD of the popular Hakuōki the Movie: Chapter 2 - Shikon Sōkyū, which released in theaters on March 8, has been announced.

Aug. 6, 2014 01:004

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [2/2]

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [2/2]

“Hatsune Miku is awesome!” - Noritaka Tatehana

Aug. 5, 2014 13:007

TV Anime Kantai Collection to Broadcast in January 2015, Activity Kicks Off with Key Visual and Advance PV

TV Anime *Kantai Collection* to Broadcast in January 2015, Activity Kicks Off with Key Visual and Advance PV

The TV broadcast schedule of the anime Kantai Collection (KanColle) has been determined. On Aug. 3, it was announced that the broadcast of the TV anime Kan Colle will begin in January 2015.

Aug. 5, 2014 07:0039

Interview: Takeru Satoh, Kenshin Himura in "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends"

Interview: Takeru Satoh, Kenshin Himura in "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends"

Takeru Satoh, who plays Kenshin Himura in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, sat for an interview with Tokyo Otaku Mode!

Aug. 5, 2014 01:007

Ghost in the Shell: Arise Finally Concludes! Yukihiro Takahashi & Metafive Create “A Song that Expresses the Emotions of the New Characters” for the ED

*Ghost in the Shell: Arise* Finally Concludes! Yukihiro Takahashi & Metafive Create “A Song that Expresses the Emotions of the New Characters” for the ED

Created by a talented staff including Masamune Shirow (original author), Kazuchika Kise (chief director/character designer), and Two Ubukata (series composer/writer), Ghost in the Shell: Arise tells of the origins of Ghost in the Shell. The concluding chapter, Ghost in the Shell: Arise Border:4 - Ghost Stands Alone, will finally release countrywide in Japan for a limited 2-week showing on Sept. 6.

Aug. 4, 2014 23:4141

The Beginner’s Guide to Otaku Japanese Part 2: The Types of “I”

The Beginner’s Guide to Otaku Japanese Part 2: The Types of “I”

Hungry for more knowledge, more TOM points, and more games? Wait no longer - it’s time to learn about the many different ways to say “I” in Japanese!...

Aug. 4, 2014 22:427

Information Releases for New Anime to Broadcast in October, CROSS ANGE Rondo of Angel and Dragon

Information Releases for New Anime to Broadcast in October, *CROSS ANGE Rondo of Angel and Dragon*

A full lineup of wonderful voice stars from King Records! The Sunrise × King Records original TV anime CROSS ANGE Rondo of Angel and Dragon will begin broadcasting this October!

Aug. 4, 2014 13:0044

Wonder Festival 2014 Summer Company Booth Report

Wonder Festival 2014 Summer Company Booth Report

We report on the most interesting company booths from the massive event Wonder Festival 2014 Summer!

Aug. 4, 2014 07:0046

Teaser Releases for The Last: Naruto the Movie, Available in Theaters and on Official Site

Teaser Releases for *The Last: Naruto the Movie*, Available in Theaters and on Official Site

Recently, activity began to pick up for the first Naruto film in two years, The Last: Naruto the Movie.

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