Exterminate the Titans! 3D Maneuver Gear Coming in January

Total weight of 10 kilograms! Tokyo Otaku Mode is eagerly preparing for its release!

Miku Expo 2014 Report: Miku’s Popularity is Strong in the US Too

A new page in the history of Hatsune Miku has been created.

Jim Lee of *Batman* Series Fame to Attend International Manga Fest 2014 in Japan

Jim Lee, a masterful American comic artist who has worked on the Batman series, which turns 75 this year, is coming to Japan! A discussion, live painting, signing, and other events are planned.

Details Revealed & Jacket Released for Egoist’s Fifth Single “Fallen”

A song that ties in with the currently airing TV anime Psycho-Pass 2! The jacket was created by redjuice!

Manga Artist Akira Himekawa Teaches How to Draw Manga with Masterpiece *The Legend of Zelda*!

The Legend of Zelda series is popular worldwide in a number of forms including games, manga, and figures. Now, the creators behind the manga adaptation of the series are showing us how to draw Japanese manga! This is the first time that Himekawa will be sharing their work process! Fans won’t want to miss this.

SAO Exhibit to Be Held

An exhibit of the TV anime Sword Art Online is on now at the Tokyo Anime Center from Oct. 15-26.

New Ending Theme of TV Anime *Pokémon: XY* Revealed!? Glued to Shokotan’s Live Tour “Greed Revolution”

Shokotan aka Shoko Nakagawa, who “greedily” takes part in all kinds of activities such as singing, show MCing, voice acting, acting, and producing the fashion brand mmts, has embarked on her tour “Shoko Nakagawa Live Tour 2014 ‘Donyoku Kakumei (Greed Revolution)’” on Oct. 12.

Danboard Photo Exhibition on Now at Daimaru Shinsaibashi

The Danboard Photo Exhibition organized by Movic is on now from Oct. 8-20 at Daimaru Shinsaibashi.

Have You Seen the Video? Hatsune Miku Appears on Popular CBS Program

Hatsune Miku made a guest appearance on the popular program Late Show with David Letterman of the American CBS broadcasting network and performed the song “Sharing the World.”

Fundraising Begins on Kickstarter for Practical English Materials Collection for Studying Anime!

A collection of valuable information is in the works that explains the behind-the-scenes details on production of the anime Santa Company, which was successfully funded on Kickstarter.

Creator Interview: Cure Employee takanashi

“To those who don’t know better, they won’t think they're anime accessories. But those who know, will get it. Those are the kind of things I want to make.” - Cure Employee takanashi

Dilapidated Building Becomes Temporary Museum: #BCTION Creates a World Interweaving Street Art and Cosplay

There's an old office building in Kojimachi, Tokyo that's scheduled to be demolished. But before that, an art project transformed the entire building into a museum. The name of the project is BCTION. It's taken from the idea that one action (A) influences the the next action (B) in a chain of creative expansion. This is represented in the equation ACTION x ACTION = BCTION.

Re-opening of Evangelion Store in Ikebukuro

The Evangelion Store re-opened in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro P’Parco on Oct. 3. The store offers the same selection of attractive products to entice Evangelion fans as the Harajuku location, which unfortunately closed its doors in June 2014. Approximately 200 people lined up outside on opening day, and the store bustled with people looking to buy goods right as the store opened.

Director Interview: "Rage of Bahamut" Anime Adaptation! (1/3)

Rage of Bahamut, the smartphone app that has garnered popularity around the world, will be made into an anime. It’s title will be Rage of Bahamut Genesis.

Manga Artist Combo Ume Holds Talk Show at TGS 2014

On the final day of Tokyo Game Show 2014, a talk show and signing event was held at the Tokyo Otaku Mode booth!

Waiting for Us at the Amuse Exhibition Were Year of the Sheep Alpacasso

Amuse Inc., creator of the popular Alpacasso series, held a private viewing for their new products!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Action & Sci-Fi

A look at the trailers for the nine anime beginning this fall with promising battle scenes!

Tokyo Game Show 2014 Comes to a Close

Take a look back at Tokyo Game Show 2014, which recorded the event’s second highest attendance in its history!

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Sep. 27, 2014 13:002

Successive Generations of Transformation Items Become Miniaturized! 10th Anniversary Set “PreCure All Stars Memorial” to Release

Successive Generations of Transformation Items Become Miniaturized! 10th Anniversary Set “PreCure All Stars Memorial” to Release

Since 2004’s Futari wa PreCure, the PreCure series has become a popular anime that spans nine works and is known for its 8:30 timeslot on Sundays on ABC. As a celebration of the 10th anniversary since the start of the series, a set containing nine miniaturized transformation items from successive generations of the series called “PreCure All Stars Memorial” has been announced.

Sep. 27, 2014 07:000

AOP’s Long-Awaited Second Single, “Cosmic Magic Stars,” to Release on Oct. 19

AOP’s Long-Awaited Second Single, “Cosmic Magic Stars,” to Release on Oct. 19

“Cosmic Magic Stars,” the second single by the six-person idol group AOP which was born from the “Anime ‘Katteini’ Oen Project,” will release on Sunday, Oct. 19.

Sep. 27, 2014 01:003

Kuroko’s Basketball Characters Dress Up for Halloween as Dracula and Wizards at J-World Tokyo

*Kuroko’s Basketball* Characters Dress Up for Halloween as Dracula and Wizards at J-World Tokyo

J-World Tokyo in Ikebukuro is hugely popular for being a theme park in which guests can play in the world of Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha). The seasonal events are also popular, and this fall a Halloween event will be held.

Sep. 26, 2014 13:0072

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Action & Sci-Fi

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Action & Sci-Fi

A look at the trailers for the nine anime beginning this fall with promising battle scenes!

Sep. 26, 2014 12:5413

kz (livetune) - Party in the Car - DRIVING KIDS with TOYOTA SPECIAL MOVIE feat. ULTRA JAPAN 2014

kz (livetune) - Party in the Car - DRIVING KIDS with TOYOTA SPECIAL MOVIE feat. ULTRA JAPAN 2014

Held annually at Miami, US, the world’s largest music festival ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL is finally coming to Japan on 27, 28 Sep this year, bringing us ULTRA JAPAN 2014.

Sep. 26, 2014 09:000

New Anime Tantei Kageki Milky Holmes TD to Begin Broadcasting in January 2015

New Anime *Tantei Kageki Milky Holmes TD* to Begin Broadcasting in January 2015

It has been announced that the newest anime in the Tantei Opera Milky Holmes series, Tantei Kageki Milky Holmes TD, will begin broadcasting on Tokyo MX and other networks in January.

Sep. 26, 2014 01:002

Magic Kaito 1412 to Begin in October, Revalcy Makes Major Debut as ED Theme Artist

*Magic Kaito 1412* to Begin in October, Revalcy Makes Major Debut as ED Theme Artist

The broadcast to the new TV anime series Magic Kaito 1412 will begin on Oct. 3 on Yomiuri TV and Nippon TV channels. The original work to Magic Kaito 1412 is a popular series that is indeterminately published in Weekly Shonen Sunday (Shogakukan).

Sep. 25, 2014 11:006

Digimon Card Game Reissue Set Announced, Includes Selection of 162 Best Cards from the Series

*Digimon* Card Game Reissue Set Announced, Includes Selection of 162 Best Cards from the Series

Since the TV anime in 1999, Digimon Adventure has been developed into several series, and the franchise reached its 15th anniversary this year. In sync with this, an anniversary project has started, and several plans are in motion.

Sep. 25, 2014 10:0941

The Beginner’s Guide to Otaku Japanese Part 5: Formality

The Beginner’s Guide to Otaku Japanese Part 5: Formality

In Japan, politeness expressed through language is very important. Be it in everyday situations, business, or with friends and family - formality is valued and can tell a lot about one’s character. In this article we have summarized some of the common facts about formality in Japanese.

Sep. 25, 2014 01:3918

Hatsune Miku Halloween Dance Party with Tune in Tokyo featuring BIGHEAD and Machigerita

Hatsune Miku Halloween Dance Party with Tune in Tokyo featuring BIGHEAD and Machigerita

Miku Expo hosts an exclusive dance night party with LA based J-POP music event group Tune in Tokyo.

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