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"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!

Interview with Hideaki Anno, Creator of *Evangelion* [1/2]

In 1995, Hideaki Anno directed the TV anime Neon Genesis Evangelion, which went on to become a social phenomenon and secured his place in the anime world. He's gone on to create the Rebuild of Evangelion film series, and in November 2012, announced the latest film, Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo. Fans from around the world listened eagerly to what he had to say.

*Evangelion* 20th Anniversary Bombshell, a Mysterious Work Just Like *Attack on Titan*, and… Hideaki Anno Talk Show “Director Edition” Report

This is Part 2 of our report on the Hideaki Anno talk event held at Tokyo International Film Festival. This time, Anno talks deeply about the animation works he has directed. And he drops a bombshell about Evangelion...

Anime *Psycho-Pass 2* OP “Enigmatic Feeling” Releases on Nov. 5

The design of the limited edition jacket shows a jet black special issue Dominator!

Hideaki Anno Talks Deep About Himself! Hideaki Anno Talk Event: Live-Action Edition

Hideaki Anno put on talk events at the recently held Tokyo International Film Festival. Here, we report on one of the events called “Live-Action Edition.”

Soccer Team Collaborates with *A Certain Scientific Railgun*!

A collaboration event between a soccer team and the anime A Certain Scientific Railgun called “Soccer Match with a Certain Anime” was held! We went to check out the game!

Spider-Man X Attack on Titan Collaboration?!

It seems like an otaku's crazy dream, but it's real.

Share Your Memories of *Naruto*! Shonen Jump Begins Accepting Comments!

The hugely popular manga Naruto is on the verge of its climax, and there is huge buzz surrounding its upcoming finale. Meanwhile, continuing from its first fanart campaign, Shonenjump.viz.com has begun accepting comments regarding Naruto memories.

Let’s Take a Look Back at 15 Years of *Naruto* on the Special Site “Naruto Final Countdown!”

A special site called “Naruto Final Countdown!” has opened on the official site of the hugely popular Weekly Shonen Jump manga Naruto, the conclusion to which is closing in.

“Anna Tsuchiya × The Evil Within” Halloween Event Heats Up Shinjuku!

On Oct. 26, a Halloween parade and mini concert were held by Japanese talent and musician Anna Tsuchiya at the Futabadori East Shinjuku Shopping District.

A Flood of *Naruto* Fan Art from All Over the World!

The manga Naruto is closing in on its finale. Announcing a surprise project by Shueisha, the publisher of the magazine Naruto is serialized in, Weekly Shonen Jump!

Cosplay Parade Brings Excitement to Ikebukuro!

Just in time for Halloween, the cosplay event Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festa 2014 was held for two days, Oct. 25 and 26.

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!

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Oct. 25, 2014 23:00106

Exterminate the Titans! 3D Maneuver Gear Coming in January

Exterminate the Titans! 3D Maneuver Gear Coming in January

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

Oct. 25, 2014 13:002

76 Years Old! Animator Keiichiro Kimura Starts New Project on Kickstarter

76 Years Old! Animator Keiichiro Kimura Starts New Project on Kickstarter

On Oct. 21, 76-year-old animator Keiichiro Kimura began a new project using the American crowdfunding site Kickstarter.

Oct. 25, 2014 07:00104

A Must-See for Fans of Zettai Ryoiki & Knee-High Socks! People Who Are Wild About Knee-High Socks [Original Gravure] [1/2]

A Must-See for Fans of Zettai Ryoiki & Knee-High Socks! People Who Are Wild About Knee-High Socks [Original Gravure] [1/2]

Elastic hugging the skin. And the plumpness of the thigh that gently overflows. It’s called zettai ryoiki or “absolute zone,” and men’s fascination with it is unceasing. Zettai ryoiki created by knee-high socks are a common staple in anime, and it is already becoming a standard for moe icons as well.

Oct. 24, 2014 23:004

“Moonlight Densetsu” & Revolving Moon Set Hearts Afire! Sailor Moon Star-Shaped Music Boxes to Re-Release

“Moonlight Densetsu” & Revolving Moon Set Hearts Afire! *Sailor Moon* Star-Shaped Music Boxes to Re-Release

Introducing star-shaped music boxes from the “Moonlight Memory Series.”

Oct. 24, 2014 14:281

Become a Manga Translator! An Interview with Manga Translation Battle Winners (Part 4)

Become a Manga Translator! An Interview with Manga Translation Battle Winners (Part 4)

Nowadays, Japanese manga have a wide audience even outside of Japan. However, surprisingly little is known about the translators who are responsible for supporting the spread of manga. The Manga Translation Battle is the first official translation contest to bring these people into the spotlight.

Oct. 24, 2014 13:0020

<STOP! Bootlegs “MAG Project”> Special Collaborative Illustration with Detective Conan, One Piece and More Called “Join Us, Friends” Begins on Oct. 16!

<STOP! Bootlegs “MAG Project”> Special Collaborative Illustration with *Detective Conan*, *One Piece* and More Called “Join Us, Friends” Begins on Oct. 16!

This is Part 2 of a "public awareness" project by “STOP! Bootlegs MAG Project,” which grapples with creating even better quality work and protecting Japanese manga and anime throughout the world.

Oct. 24, 2014 03:0031

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

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.

Oct. 23, 2014 23:003

Expelled from Paradise Trailer, Final Version Complete - Check Out Theme Song “Eonian”

*Expelled from Paradise* Trailer, Final Version Complete - Check Out Theme Song “Eonian”

The full-length anime Expelled from Paradise will release countrywide in Japan on Nov. 15.

Oct. 23, 2014 13:0023

K-On! Members Become “Cup no Fuchiko” Accessories!

*K-On!* Members Become “Cup no Fuchiko” Accessories!

It has been announced that the K-On! Blu-ray box set (37,000 JPY, tax not included) to release on Nov. 19 will include collaborative bonus items between “Cup no Fuchiko” and the familiar Kitan Club called “Tea Time no K-On!”

Oct. 23, 2014 07:002

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

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.

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