Chef Kirby and his Waddle Dee assistants have arrived in Tokyo to set up their shop!
15 glorious years of beautiful and cute figures!
Hologram Communication Robot collaborates with Hatsune Miku!
We’ve gathered the best of cosplay during this year’s summer Comic Market 90!
The best of the best from around the world battle it out in Nagoya, Japan for the annual cosplay championship!
If you were able to actually enter the world of Dragon Quest what kind of adventure would you go on? This kind of whimsical atmosphere bringing to l...
Special Interview: Japanese Digital Animation - Where We Are and Where We’re Going (Part 2/2)In this exclusive long interview with the staff of an...
More than 30 years have passed since Studio Ghibli was founded on June 15, 1985. To commemorate their success, Studio Ghibli has opened an exhibition packed with artwork and displays capturing their history.
We visit an animation cel art exhibition and find ourselves surrounded by childhood =)
Ready to be moved to tears and have your mind completely blown?The phenomenal Japanese visual novel *Sharin no Kuni, Himawari no Shojo (Wheel Coun...
Miku's Biggest North American tour yet!
Celebrating My Hero Academia’s anime adaptation, it’s now collaborating with animate Café’s Store No. 3 in Ikebukuro, Japan!
One year, 195 movies.This is the number of new anime movies released in Japan in 2015. If you include already existing anime broadcast on TV, this n...
Have a sneak preview at the International Tokyo Toy Show 2016!
With the return of the popular manga series Hunter x Hunter to Weekly Shounen Jump, a dream collaboration between author Togashi Yoshihiro and fel...
In celebration of Cardcaptor Sakura’s 20th anniversary, a new manga sequel will be released by CLAMP in July’s issue of Nakayoshi magazine. The magazi...
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.
Apr. 21, 2016 19:21
Japan Week 2016 was held for three days from March 10–12, and Tokyo Otaku Mode was a partner of the event to help spread the recognition of Japanese culture.
Apr. 21, 2016 18:23
As part of the promotions for the upcoming Marvel movie Captain America: Civil War, three major shounen manga titles have also revealed their own version of "civil war", illustrated by the respective manga artists themselves.
Apr. 21, 2016 18:23
We often associate the pretty sakura or cherry blossom with cute girliness or the start of the school season. Spring after a harsh winter is often painted with a fresh start to the year. However, ten different TOM Special Creators have shown that even with the common subject of 'sakura', they can spin very different stories in each of their own worlds.
Apr. 21, 2016 18:20
On April 1st, 2016, as the clock struck twelve, the anime and game industry in Japan began one of its hottest battle of the year - the showdown for the best April Fool's prank of the year. From odd collaborations to peculiar new products, the outlandish announcements that came one after another gave everyone a good laugh.
Apr. 21, 2016 18:14
Thank goodness for YouTube and avid fans in Japan, there are countless cool covers of the Osomatsu-san opening songs and here are a few that we just can't stop watching!
Apr. 21, 2016 03:13
Digimon fans around the world are in mourning: it was announced today that the singer of the iconic Digimon Adventure opening theme song Butter-fly, Wada Kouji, passed away about a week ago on April 3. He was 42.
Apr. 21, 2016 01:02
Rikuro Ojisan is a famous bakery chain based in Osaka best known for their light, bouncy cheesecakes that have long been popular among the gourmet hunters to the Land of the Sun.
Apr. 19, 2016 04:56
On Thursday April 14, 2016, a devastating magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit Kumamoto Prefecture’s Kumamoto City, which was then followed by several aftershocks and a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on the 16th. In response to this, a surge of support has been seen from every corner of the world. Needless to say, Japan’s manga artists are quick to join in the support!