In celebration of Cardcaptor Sakura’s 20th anniversary, a new manga sequel will be released by CLAMP in July’s issue of Nakayoshi magazine. The magazi...
Frontwing and Akabei Soft2 have announced that a localization project for the game Wheel Country, Sunflower Girl -Sharin no Kuni- will begin on Kick...
A demo event was held on April 3 recreating the world of the visual novel Muv-Luv.
The Indiegogo campaign for the Samurai Armor Hoodies Project that Tokyo Otaku Mode is supporting has finally started!
Creating something new together with fans and taking on an overseas crowdfunding project for Samurai Armor Hoodies, a joint project of STUDIO696 and TOM.
The 12th Annual Animé Los Angeles took place in Ontario, California.
The event was bustling with tons of sexy and cute figures of female characters too!
We’re bringing you pics of all the coolest figures and garage kits we spotted at the event!
Wonder Festival Winter 2016 (WonFes), Japan’s largest garage kit festival, was held on Feb. 7 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture. Tons of people packed into the venue, making it as big a turnout as ever.
WonHobby Booth Report! 24-Hour Double Giveaway Commemorating Nendoroid 10th Anniversary & WonHobby Begins!
Have you already taken a look at the special site for “Wonderful Hobby Life for You!! 23,” the joint booth by Max Factory and Good Smile Company that will be at Winter Wonder Festival 2016?
The Animate Cafe Ikebukuro No. 3 was newly opened on Jan. 27 and as its first collaboration, the cafe is decked out with all kinds of content themed after the popular anime Osomatsu-san.
CHIKA*CHIKA IDOL is an original CG animation project which will be carrying out a crowdfunding campaign via Kickstarter and Makuake from February 2016. The animation’s director, Hiroshi Nishikiori, and Yasutake Honjo, who’s in charge of the original story, reveal some of their thoughts about the project to us.
As opportunities for e-sports rise with even the Olympics in sight, what kind of role do these two have in the gaming market?
Momochi and Choco are a married couple affiliated with Evil Geniuses, a pro gaming team based in the U.S. After establishing Shinobsim Co., Ltd. and Momochi’s battle for the Capcom Cup, the two announced their marriage. We asked them why they would start a company that is specialized for the pro gaming industry in Japan, where the industry only has a brief history.
Funding began on Makuake on Jan. 14 for a remake project for the popular manga Magical Taruruuto!
Bringing you the feverish excitement from the cosplay area on the final day of Comiket 89!
Check out the rooftop area and cosplayers from the fully-packed Day 2 of Comiket 89!
We got action shots of cosplayers on the first day of Comic Market 89!
We’re introducing the top 10 most-read news on Tokyo Otaku Mode this year!
Mar. 17, 2016 01:02
On a chilly day in March, samurai amassed once again at an undisclosed location in Tokyo. Are there even more than there were last time?! Just what are they up to?
Mar. 14, 2016 01:38
March 14 is White Day in Japan - it is customary for guys to gift chocolates to girls from whom they had received chocolates on Valentine's Day a month before. At Splatoon's Squid Research Lab, the male researchers got together to make some squid cookies, but they didn't turn out quite as expected...
Mar. 12, 2016 12:55
On March 12, 2016, the 10th Seiyuu Awards honoring the best voice actors and actresses in Japan was held. Taking home the Best Voice Actor Award was Matsuoka Yoshitsugu, best known to the Western audience perhaps for his role as Kirito in Sword Art Online.
Mar. 9, 2016 02:47
Tokyo Otaku Mode is partnering with Japan Week 2016 to share Japanese culture with NYC! NYC is becoming more and more permeated with it, from its cuisine, including ramen and sake, to its entertainment, including anime and manga.
Mar. 9, 2016 01:14
I saw it suddenly one day in Asakusa, a strange spectacle in front of me that burned into my eyes. They looked as if they were all wearing samurai armor. Timidly, I approached for a better look, but I was left utterly confused. “Who are they?” I wondered. Paying no mind to the crowds, they lined up in front of the Kaminarimon. Even tourists were staring with curious expressions…
Mar. 7, 2016 14:50
The Steam game by Playism, Gocco of War, is currently on sale exclusively through Tokyo Otaku Mode!Gocco of War is set in “Gocco Studio Japan” - a...
Mar. 7, 2016 06:00
ClariS revealed a new MV “Hirahira Hirara” which will be included in their album called “SPRING TRACKS -Haru no Uta-” (Release Date:2nd March). Spring almost comes near to Japan!
Mar. 7, 2016 03:00
While most of Japan slept, BABYMETAL uncovered a short trailer for their highly anticipated second album “METAL RESISTANCE” (release date: April 1) featuring a preview of their new single “KARATE” which you can already get on iTunes!