Weekly Shonen Jump Third Anniversary - Read Jump for Free! Campaign to Be Held in Seven Countries for Four Weeks! (1/19 - 2/15)

Limited Time Promotion Marks The Milestone With 4 FREE Digital Issues Featuring The Best Manga Including DEATH NOTE Creator Takeshi Obata’s Brand New Series And More!

Anime Los Angeles 2015 Photo Report: Americans Cosplay, Rain or Shine!

ALA 2015 took place at the LAX Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles from January 9-11.

Final Fantasy Artist Yoshitaka Amano and Kaiyodo President Shuichi Miyawaki Lead Seminar for Creators

Game Creative Exchange, a seminar for illustrators and art directors, was held at the National Art Center Tokyo.

Large-Scale Otaku Events to Be Held Within Two Weeks in Japan

The large-scale otaku event AnimeJapan will be held from March 20, while Comic Market Special, which is only held once every five years, will begin on March 28. They have a common keyword: Globalization.

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Ladies Edition

Introducing pictures of the female cosplayers who dazzled Comiket!

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Mens Edition

Introducing the cool, eye-catching male cosplayers of Comic Market 87!

The Winter Tradition, Comic Market 87, Starts its First Day!

Comic Market 87, the world’s largest event for selling and displaying doujinshi, started its first of three days on December 28.

Jump Festa 2015 is a Blast! Over 158 Thousand Visitors Attend!

Over the span of two days, Dec. 20 and 21, a grand gathering of events and content from popular works such as Naruto and One Piece unfolded! Not to mention, there was also a spontaneous disclosure of certain details about the next Naruto movie from the creator of Naruto himself!

New “Evangelion” Video Suddenly Releases Online

On Dec. 19, an Evangelion-themed piece by Studio Khara titled Until You Come to Me was released under Japan Anima(tor) Expo, a series of anime shorts produced by Hideaki Anno.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Action & Sci-Fi Edition

We bring you a look at the new anime that will premiere beginning in January and their trailers. Our second installment rounds up 10 series in the battle action and sci-fi genres.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Slice of Life & Comedy Edition

2014 has been a year of many hot anime, but it’s almost over. To all you anime fans wondering what kind of anime are in store for next year, here’s an introduction to the new anime beginning in January along with their trailers. In this first part, we’ll look at 10 slice of life, comedy, and school life series!

“I’m the Happiest Person in the World!” Says a Moved Minori Chihara at 10th Anniversary Birthday Concert at Nippon Budokan

Minori Chihara is well known as a voice actress appearing in many popular anime, including roles as Nagato Yuki in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Naze Mizuki from Beyond the Boundary, and more. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of her debut, Minorin, as she is affectionately called by her fans, performed “Minori Chihara 10th Anniversary Live - Sanctuary - Supported by Joysound” on Nov. 18 at the Nippon Budokan, the “holy land” for Japanese music artists.

Attack on Titan Exhibition Now Open! Features Life-Sized Colossal Titan

On November 28, the Attack on Titan Exhibit opened in Ueno, Tokyo.

American Comic Book Master Jim Lee Graces Akihabara with His Presence

Jim Lee gives a talk and live drawing demonstration in Akihabara!

"Knights of Sidonia" Movie Release Confirmed

It has been confirmed that a compilation of the popular TV anime adaptation of Knights of Sidonia will release in theaters. The release date is March 6, 2015.

"Attack on Titan" Second Season TV Anime Confirmed

It has been confirmed that the second season of the TV anime Attack on Titan is in the works for 2016.

A High School Girl Climbs a Hill! High Quality Short Anime Releases!

The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.

“Titan Montage” Released on *Attack on Titan* Exhibit Special Site!

In anticipation of the opening of the Attack on Titan Exhibit at the Ueno Royal Museum on Friday, Nov. 28, the popular manga has released a “Titan Montage” on the Attack on Titan Exhibit special site that allows visitors to choose faces and generate a Titan-style portrait.

Cute & Elegant! From Collaboration Series Between Fashion Doll Brand Pullip × *Sailor Moon* Comes Princess Serenity!

The collaboration series between fashion doll brand Pullip and Sailor Moon continues to expand, and many TOM fans have likely been looking forward to the introduction of the next Sailor Soldier.

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!

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Dec. 26, 2014 01:001

Anime “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure” Enters Egypt Arc, Rebroadcast to Begin on Jan. 9, 2015

Anime “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure” Enters Egypt Arc, Rebroadcast to Begin on Jan. 9, 2015

The TV anime series of Hirohiko Araki’s bestselling manga JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure that re-depicts the series from the first volume is entering a new adventure beginning in 2015.

Dec. 25, 2014 13:000

“Attack on Titan Exhibit” Advances on West Japan - Touring Exhibit Coming to Oita and Osaka

“Attack on Titan Exhibit” Advances on West Japan - Touring Exhibit Coming to Oita and Osaka

It has been confirmed that a touring exhibit will come to both Oita in the summer and Osaka in the fall of 2015.

Dec. 25, 2014 07:001

“Seraph of the End” Anime PV Releases, Broadcast to Begin in April 2015 with Second Season Airing in October

“Seraph of the End” Anime PV Releases, Broadcast to Begin in April 2015 with Second Season Airing in October

A TV anime has been greenlit for Seraph of the End, a popular manga currently serialized in Jump SQ (Shueisha). Since this announcement, the series has attracted huge attention, and a batch of information concerning the anime was revealed on Dec. 20.

Dec. 25, 2014 06:451

Comic Market 87 to Have Free Wi-Fi Support for Foreign Visitors

Comic Market 87 to Have Free Wi-Fi Support for Foreign Visitors

“Wi2 300 One-Time (1-Day)” passes and Travel Japan Wi-Fi premium codes will be given out at the event to be held at the end of the year.

Dec. 25, 2014 01:132

Lantis Festival in Las Vegas Adds Special Appearance by Hatsune Miku; Virtual Singer Hatsune Miku to Join Anime Song Festival for Live Performance!

Lantis Festival in Las Vegas Adds Special Appearance by Hatsune Miku; Virtual Singer Hatsune Miku to Join Anime Song Festival for Live Performance!

December XX, 2014 – The 2015 ANISONG World Tour - Lantis Festival has announced virtual singing superstar Hatsune Miku as a special guest to the Las Vegas artist line-up. The festival launches Friday, January 16th and continues on Saturday, January 17th, 2015, at The Joint - Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

Dec. 25, 2014 01:000

“Gargantia” is Newest Work to Join “Super Robot Wars,” Check Out Ledo & Chopper!

“Gargantia” is Newest Work to Join “Super Robot Wars,” Check Out Ledo & Chopper!

It has been confirmed that Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet, the royal road of robot anime, is joining the well-known Super Robot Wars series that stars characters and mecha from robot anime.

Dec. 24, 2014 13:000

Latte Art Anime “Latte Motion” - A Story of Love Told Through 1,000 Cups of Latte

Latte Art Anime “Latte Motion” - A Story of Love Told Through 1,000 Cups of Latte

Ajinomoto General Foods, a company known for “AGF Coffee Gifts” has announced a new form of anime on Dec. 19. It’s titled Latte Motion, and it’s the first anime to use latte.

Dec. 24, 2014 07:002

“Aria the Scarlet Ammo AA” Anime Adaptation Greenlit with Author Chugaku Akamatsu as Scenario Writer

“Aria the Scarlet Ammo AA” Anime Adaptation Greenlit with Author Chugaku Akamatsu as Scenario Writer

The popular MF Bunko J (Kadokawa Media Factory) light novel Aria the Scarlet Ammo is being developed into a new project called Project Code AA. Newly announced at this time is Part 3 of this project, the anime adaptation of the spin-off series Aria the Scarlet Ammo AA.

Dec. 24, 2014 02:482

What TOM Premium Shop Items Are the Most Popular? A Look at the Items of 2014 Most Wanted by Otaku Around the World!

What TOM Premium Shop Items Are the Most Popular? A Look at the Items of 2014 Most Wanted by Otaku Around the World!

What kind of products have been popular on the TOM Premium Shop? Announcing the most popular products of 2014 purchased by otaku around the world!

Dec. 24, 2014 01:000

“Final Fantasy” Development Team Puts Full Effort Into Smartphone App - Square Enix Announces Newest RPG “Mevius Final Fantasy”

“Final Fantasy” Development Team Puts Full Effort Into Smartphone App - Square Enix Announces Newest RPG “Mevius Final Fantasy”

Today (Dec. 18, 2014), Square Enix announced that the smartphone app Mevius Final Fantasy will release on iOS and Android in spring 2015.

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