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.
One angel, and one demon? Starting Aug. 28, two high-quality figures from the Wonderful Hobby Selection Series, “Colossal Titan Takayuki Takeya Ver.” and “Yamato Kai: Heavy Armament Ver.” are now available for pre-order.
This year’s Tokyo Game Show will be held from Sept. 18-21 (open to the general public on the 20 and 21).
Collaborative yatsuhashi between virtual singer Hatsune Miku and Shogoin Yatsuhashi Honten, a long-running yatsuhashi company established in 1689, will be sold at the event Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai 2014 in Osaka to be held on Aug. 30 at Intex Osaka.
Salmon, shrimp, and tuna. These delicious-looking socks designed after sushi are trending!
An interview with Keishi Otomo, the director behind the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film series.
America, France, Italy, Brazil. We met anime and manga fans from around the world!
Cosplay from new anime dominated the scene! We focus on everything cute and sexy we found at this summer’s Comic Market!
Even Ash is surprised! It’s a huge outbreak of Pikachus! Yokohama is dyed yellow!
Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!
KanColle running popular! The otaku’s poem of summer scenery, one of the largest otaku events in the world - Comic Market 86 has started!
RWBY is an American anime that follows the lives of ultra powerful teenagers training to be the next generation of peacekeepers, or hunters and huntresses.
Introducing an original anime by the wonderful staff who worked on Evangelion, Steins;Gate, and Fire Emblem: Awakening!
Florea Flavia, a Romanian makeup artist who previously went viral for her Female Titan makeup cosplay, is at it again with Colossal Titan makeup!
On Aug. 1, new information was announced regarding the Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project which is taking place to celebrate the 15th anniversary since the TV anime Digimon Adventure began airing in 1999.
A life-size version of the popular character Danboard from the huge hit manga Yotsuba&! appears in Akihabara! We bring to you a photo report of Danboard’s slightly shocking cuteness!
“Hatsune Miku is awesome!” - Noritaka Tatehana
Takeru Satoh, who plays Kenshin Himura in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, sat for an interview with Tokyo Otaku Mode!
We report on the most interesting company booths from the massive event Wonder Festival 2014 Summer!
Jul. 24, 2014 20:004
The music video to Momoiro Clover Z’s new single “Moon Pride” was made available after the broadcast of Episode 2 of the anime Sailor Moon Crystal on Niconico Live.
Jul. 24, 2014 13:009
The popular school battle action manga is becoming a long-awaited anime!
Jul. 24, 2014 07:008
Orders have begun on 2pmWorks for collaboration pumps between Love Live!, a work that is becoming increasingly difficult not to be swept up by with a movie that is also in the works, and designer shoes brand Tyake Tyoke.
Jul. 24, 2014 01:000
Six versions of the personification character Yukico-tan were chosen in a public vote held to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Yukijirushi Meg Milk, and along with popular voice actress Ayana Taketatsu who’s playing the role of Yukico-tan, the idol unit Yukicotans was born.
Jul. 23, 2014 18:005
Sushi Ninja, which was introduced recently in Los Angeles, U.S. at the event Anime Expo 2014, a big event themed around Japanese anime and manga, is currently trending.
Jul. 23, 2014 13:002
Edge of Tomorrow, starring Tom Cruise, opened in theatres across Japan on July 4. The story, which has become a hit not just in Japan, but worldwide, actually originated in Japan.
Jul. 23, 2014 03:0431
Hatsune Miku appears in the palm-size 3D video experience toy “Hako Vision”! Available for testing at the San Diego Comic Con.
Jul. 23, 2014 01:0014
The Akihabara landmark Akihabara Radio Kaikan has been born again as a new building with 10 above ground floors and two below ground floors!
Jul. 22, 2014 13:003
From the exhausting countryside life comedy anime Non Non Biyori comes a Nendoroid of Renge Miyauchi, aka Ren-chan, by Good Smile Company.