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!
Comic Market 89, the world’s largest event for displaying and selling new doujinshi, opened its doors on Dec. 29. The first day’s attendance was recorded at 150,000.
Feb. 26, 2016 09:56
A Little Bit Strange, Kawaii World Of Girls Is In Full Blossom!It’s “MILPOM★”, Their Everyday Life In Short-Form Doll-Animation. The On-Demand Str...
Feb. 25, 2016 19:25
As Japan’s mecca for anime, video games, cosplay, Tokyo’s Akihabar(a has long been thought of as a hobbyist’s neighborhood. But as otaku continue to grow in both number and economic clout, it’s becoming apparent that the Akihabara lifestyle can include work as well as play.
Feb. 24, 2016 10:53
Because the magical blue cat can make even the weirdest scenarios a reality.
Feb. 24, 2016 10:38
Want to feel a little special in the bath? These hot guys (ikemen) in anime form can help you with that!
Feb. 24, 2016 10:30
If you’ve seen all of these, then count yourself among the most elite of Ghibli otaku.
Feb. 23, 2016 08:45
A Japanese startup is working with Bandai Namco to rework the classic arcade game into an immersive virtual reality experience—using a touch-control V...
Feb. 22, 2016 10:08
February 22nd is Cat Day in Japan and Japanese brands associated with cat characters were quick to take to Twitter to show off their cat pride!