The Omoshiroi Nippon Video Award is Going On Now!

Win a FREE trip to Japan! Two winners and two guests will be invited to the cosplay paradise.

Is it Really REAL?! This Dreamy Alpacasso 100-Plushie Set is Unbelievably Kawaii!

Have the adorable dreams of otaku worldwide become real?! A surprising Alpacasso 100-plushie set is here!

I’m a Cat-Eared Maid Cosplayer! My Avatar Is Even Cuter!

A cosplayer tried AvatarPhone, a new kind of application capable of facial recognition linked with an avatar.

Momoiro Clover Z as Frieza Artwork Created by ANIMAREAL

On April 29, Momoiro Clover Z released their new single, “The Oath of Z,” the theme song from the Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' film. The art project ANIMAREAL became the focus of global attention when they created and released shocking overly-realistic visuals of the band as Frieza as an April Fool’s joke.

Sexy? Fetishistic? Heart-Throbbing Aimai Bishoujo Art Exhibit Begins

The exhibit Aimai Bishoujo Art Exhibit began on April 29. The venue filled with nothing but shocking works was lively from the very first day with many males and females in attendance.

Popular Steam Titles Are Now Available on TOM!

TOM is now selling game codes for Steam, the online game platform popular throughout the world.

Naruto Exhibition Begins in Tokyo!

The exhibit “Serialization Conclusion Commemoration: Masashi Kishimoto Naruto Exhibition” began in Roppongi, Tokyo on April 25.

Wagakki Band - A New Sensation and Power to Wow the World

Wagakki Band has garnered over 18 million views for their cover of the Hatsune Miku song “Senbonzakura” using traditional Japanese instruments.Their fantastic abilities and new sound sensation continue to attract attention even now.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [2/2]

The music unit GARNiDELiA has released many anime tie-in songs since their major debut last year. This time, we talked with the artists about their tie-in song for the upcoming TV anime Gunslinger Stratos, which is set to start broadcasting from April, as well as what comes next for the musical duo. Looking at GARNiDELiA’s profile, the vocalist is MARiA, while the composer…

Can It Be?! Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Game Teaser Released!

Although the news was released on April Fools' day through Nintendo Direct, this Shin Megami Tensei ​X​ Fire Emblem​ ​video trailer is most certainly real!​

‘Alpacasso: The Origin’ Receives Rave Reviews! Sequel Rumors Also Fly

Alpacasso: The Origin, a movie based on the popular plushie series Alpacasso, was released on April 1!

Comiket Special 6 Photo Report: Makuhari Messe Edition

Enjoy our gallery of more than 78 photos from the event!

Comiket Special 6 Opens! Event Held at Makuhari for First Time in 25 Years

Comiket Special, a special version of the well-known Comiket (Comic Market), was held on March 28–29, 2015. The event was held at Makuhari Messe for the first time in 25 years, since 1990 (Comic Market 39), and was the event related to Comiket to have been held there since that time.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [1/2]

GARNiDELiA has given us the opening theme songs for Mekakucity Actors, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Gundam Reconguista in G. We asked the group about their upcoming performance at Sakura-Con 2015 in April.

Sakura Exhibition 2015 Soon to Tour the States

Sakura Exhibition 2015 in Tokyo is currently being held for five days March 24–28. The exhibition will also be touring the States in April.

Japanese Pro Soccer Team to Participate in Comiket Special!!

The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.

AnimeJapan 2015 Closes as a Grand Success!

The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Slice of Life/School Edition]

Get excited - trailers for spring 2015 slice of life and school life anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list ahead of time!

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Action/Battle Edition]

Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!

Tokyo One Piece Tower Opens on March 13!

Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!

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Apr. 24, 2015 13:00

Ready to Go for the Holy Grail? Shirou Emiya Jersey to Be Released

Ready to Go for the Holy Grail? Shirou Emiya Jersey to Be Released

From Cospa’s Nijigen Cospa brand comes a replica of the jersey worn by main character Shirou Emiya in the TV anime *Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works].

Apr. 24, 2015 05:00

A Taiwan High School Girl Uniform Illustration Encyclopedia is Trending! Popular Illustrator to Hold First Solo Exhibit in Japan

A Taiwan High School Girl Uniform Illustration Encyclopedia is Trending! Popular Illustrator to Hold First Solo Exhibit in Japan

Shiyu is a celebrated illustrator known in Taiwan as the “painter of high school girl uniforms,” and he will hold his solo exhibit, “Shiyu Solo Exhibit,” from April 29 (Wed.) to May 11 (Mon.) at Nakano Broadway’s Gallery Little High in Tokyo.

Apr. 24, 2015 01:49

[Español] ¡‘BORUTO: Naruto la Película’! ¡Protagonizada por Boruto, el hijo de Naruto, y Sarada, la hija de Sasuke!

[Español] ¡‘BORUTO: Naruto la Película’! ¡Protagonizada por Boruto, el hijo de Naruto, y Sarada, la hija de Sasuke!

Yuuko Sanpei jugará el papel principal en Boruto: Naruto la Película, y Kokoro Kikuchi interpretará a Sarada.

Apr. 23, 2015 21:00

This Jibanyan is Way Too Cute to Eat!!

This Jibanyan is Way Too Cute to Eat!!

Jibanyan and Whisper become Japanese sweets; “Tabemas Yo-Kai Watch” releases on April 29

Apr. 23, 2015 13:00

You Can Become Tsukushi = Surrounded by the F4…Be a Candidate

You Can Become Tsukushi = Surrounded by the F4…Be a Candidate

There’s going to be a Hana Yori Dango musical. You too could be Tsukushi?! Auditions are being held

Apr. 23, 2015 09:33

CometCon’15 reúne a centenares de personas en su tercera edición

CometCon’15 reúne a centenares de personas en su tercera edición

Los amantes del cómic, del anime y el manga y, en definitiva, del ocio juvenil y alternativo de Oviedo (España) están de enhorabuena trás la exitosa tercera edición de CometCon’15, un evento que ha conseguido reunir a centenares de asistentes y que no deja de crecer en cada una de sus ediciones.

Apr. 23, 2015 05:00

Kakashi’s True Feelings, We Want to Know Them Right Now!!

Kakashi’s True Feelings, We Want to Know Them Right Now!!

Kakashi’s true feelings are revealed in special bonus book Shinden: Kaze no Sho

Apr. 22, 2015 21:00

[Video] BABYMETAL Joins Reading and Leeds Festivals 2015 in England & Message Video Released!!!!

[Video] BABYMETAL Joins Reading and Leeds Festivals 2015 in England & Message Video Released!!!!

BABYMETAL announced to join Reading and Leeds Festivals 2015 in England that take place on August 28-30!

Apr. 22, 2015 13:00

Another Death Note Has Fallen… ‘Death Note’ Becomes a TV Drama from July

Another Death Note Has Fallen… ‘Death Note’ Becomes a TV Drama from July

Death Note, the manga written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata, is to be made into a TV drama.

Apr. 22, 2015 05:00

A First Time for Even Hajime Isayama?! Amazingly Detailed ‘Attack on Titan’ Face Pack Included in Voce

A First Time for Even Hajime Isayama?! Amazingly Detailed ‘Attack on Titan’ Face Pack Included in Voce

Kodansha’s beauty information magazine, Voce, hits shelves!

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