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!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Academic and Comedic Series

Here’s our selection of 10 different trailers for cheerful, comedic school anime that will begin broadcast this October!

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Cosplayers & Booth Girls Collection

Games and beautiful girls go hand-in-hand? Introducing pictures of the beautiful cosplayers & booth girls we found at Tokyo Game Show 2014!

New Details About *Psycho-Pass 2* Anime Revealed Including Staff, Cast and Songs!

A new music video and other details have been released regarding the anime Psycho-Pass 2, which begins airing on Fuji TV's Noitamina on Oct. 9!

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Opening Report

Business Day starts! A huge lineup of all kinds of new games is in store!

AFA is Held in Indonesia!

Eir Aoi, Egoist, T.M.Revolution, DJ Kazu! Popular anime song singers appeared at Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2014!

Sanrio Expo 2014 is Held

Tons of new Sanrio products! Many Hello Kitty, Kirimi-chan, and even Gudetama products introduced!

"Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends" Opens

The climax of the Kyoto arc is finally here!

Production on TV Anime *Show By Rock!!* Announced

From Sanrio! A TV anime themed after a rock band will begin its late-night broadcast in 2015!

The Cute Pullip Series Takes on *Alice in Wonderland*! Welcome to the World of “Classical Alice”!

Pullip is an impressive line of fashion dolls that have big heads, slender arms and legs, and lovely eyes. Here on TOM, we’ve previously introduced Pullips born from collaborations with such works as Sailor Moon and Rozen Maiden.

"Terraformars" Swarm Figures to Release

A huge outbreak of 50-millimeter-tall Terraformars will take over sweet shops!

Miku Effector Releasing in October

Have Miku sing by using a guitar! The first ever in the world! Introducing the Vocaloid effector Miku Stomp!

First *One Piece* Game Coming to the PlayStation 4 - *One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3*

A new game in the One Piece: Pirate Warriors series, a collaboration between the popular series One Piece and Warriors that has sold over 2 million copies worldwide, is coming to the PS4.

Sixth Doll Hinaichigo Enters the Pullip x *Rozen Maiden* Collaborative Series! Elegant Photos with Other Rozen Maidens!!

Rozen Maiden is one of the popular collaborative series from Pullip fashion dolls. Though Kirakishou was just released in July, Hinaichigo, the sixth doll, is already joining the Pullip ranks.

Become a Manga Translator! An Interview with the Manga Translation Battle Winner (Part 1)

Recently, the Manga Translation Battle has been gaining attention as a gateway to success for aspiring translators. In this interview series, we’ll talk with previous winners of the contest about their past and what lies ahead for them as manga translators.

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Aug. 26, 2014 08:1139

The Beginner’s Guide to Otaku Japanese Part 3: Time

The Beginner’s Guide to Otaku Japanese Part 3: Time

Hey everyone, guess what time it is!

Aug. 26, 2014 07:001

Tokyo Anime Award Festival to Be Held from March 19-23, 2015

Tokyo Anime Award Festival to Be Held from March 19-23, 2015

The schedule for the Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2015 (TAAF), which aims to be an international animation film festival that represents Japan, has been announced.

Aug. 26, 2014 01:004

Booming Worldwide? Socks that Look Just Like Sushi!

Booming Worldwide? Socks that Look Just Like Sushi!

Salmon, shrimp, and tuna. These delicious-looking socks designed after sushi are trending!

Aug. 25, 2014 13:000

Rilakkuma Transforms into a Cat! New Product Series “Nonbiri Neko” to Release in Early October

Rilakkuma Transforms into a Cat! New Product Series “Nonbiri Neko” to Release in Early October

The new Rilakkuma product series “Nonbiri Neko” will release in early October.

Aug. 25, 2014 07:003

Free! Eternal Summer is Part 1 - Rakuten Launches Online Lottery Site

*Free! Eternal Summer* is Part 1 - Rakuten Launches Online Lottery Site

Products that are won through drawing tickets in a lottery are as popular in the realms of anime and characters as ever. A secret to the success of these no-lose lotteries is that you don’t know what you’ll get. There have been many lottery products developed so far for convenience stores and other stores, but now fans can enjoy the fun online.

Aug. 24, 2014 22:003

Interview: Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin Director Keishi Otomo

Interview: Live-Action *Rurouni Kenshin* Director Keishi Otomo

An interview with Keishi Otomo, the director behind the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film series.

Aug. 24, 2014 13:001

Tower Records Collaborates with Free! ES - Special Events Include Store-Opening Announcements by Haruka & Makoto

Tower Records Collaborates with *Free! ES* - Special Events Include Store-Opening Announcements by Haruka & Makoto

The TV anime Free! Eternal Summer has been chosen as Part 11 of Tower Records’ collaboration project with anime, voice stars, and artists called “No Anime, No Life.”

Aug. 24, 2014 07:003

Mitsuko Horie, Mami Kawada, and Maon Kurosaki to Perform Rock-Inspired Hits at Rock Anison Rock 2014

Mitsuko Horie, Mami Kawada, and Maon Kurosaki to Perform Rock-Inspired Hits at Rock Anison Rock 2014

Anison Rock 2014, an anime song festival featuring nothing but female artists, will be held on Sept. 27 at Club Citta in Kawasaki.

Aug. 24, 2014 01:000

Rena Nōnen Challenges Herself by Playing an Otaku Girl in Live Action Princess Jellyfish to Release in December

Rena Nōnen Challenges Herself by Playing an Otaku Girl in Live Action *Princess Jellyfish* to Release in December

Akiko Higashimura’s popular shoujo manga Princess Jellyfish is becoming a live-action movie.

Aug. 23, 2014 13:000

Ricoh Web Project “Try to Image the Year 2036” Part 4: Tow Ubukata Imagines the Future

Ricoh Web Project “Try to Image the Year 2036” Part 4: Tow Ubukata Imagines the Future

Author Tow Ubukata, famous for writing the historical novel Tenchi Meisatsu and the anime Ghost in the Shell: Arise, imagines the future!

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