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. 22, 2014 07:004
Philip Ninj@ Morzez and Bradley Bond––how did their eccentric series Ninja Slayer, which has become a huge hit in Japan, get made? The two of them spoke about the source of their creativity.
Jul. 22, 2014 01:003
In celebration of the anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, a special video has been made of the anime Space Brothers, which will be releasing theatrically on Aug. 9. This video was released on July 20.
Jul. 21, 2014 23:4245
Want to win TOM points to spend on the TOM Premium Shop? Want to pick up some basic otaku vocabulary? Introducing the Beginner’s Guide to Otaku Japane...
Jul. 21, 2014 13:0010
Introducing Nendoroid Hatsune Miku.
Jul. 21, 2014 07:002
The Next Generation: Patlabor*, a project comprised of 12 episodes across 7 chapters spearheaded by Mamoru Oshii, is gaining attention from fans due to the consecutively released episodes loaded with personality.
Jul. 21, 2014 01:0055
A One Piece theme park will be coming to the middle of Tokyo next spring. It was revealed on the official One Piece site that “One Piece Theme Park” (tentative name) will be opening in Tokyo Tower in the spring of 2015.
Jul. 20, 2014 13:001
It’s here! The youkai boom! Youkai Watch 2: Ganso and Honke breaks through 1.3 million copies sold and isn’t slowing down!
Jul. 20, 2014 07:002
The broadcast for the TV anime Gundam Build Fighters Try will begin on TV Tokyo this October.
Jul. 20, 2014 01:005
Giovanni's Island debuts at Anime Expo 2014, and producer/screenwriter Yoshiki Sakurai talks about the film.
Jul. 19, 2014 13:0015
It has been announced that the Pikachu Cafe has opened in sync with the exhibit “Pokémon the Movie XY Exhibit: Let’s Meet at Roppongi Hills Observation Deck Tokyo City View!” which is being held from July 19 to Aug. 31 on the Roppongi Hills observation deck, Tokyo City View.