Hatsune Miku Collaboration Yatsuhashi to Be Sold at Magical Mirai 2014 in Osaka!

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.

Booming Worldwide? Socks that Look Just Like Sushi!

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

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

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

We Talk With Otaku from Around the World in the Otaku Paradise, Akihabara!

America, France, Italy, Brazil. We met anime and manga fans from around the world!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Content

Cosplay from new anime dominated the scene! We focus on everything cute and sexy we found at this summer’s Comic Market!

1,000 Pikachus Take Over Yokohama!

Even Ash is surprised! It’s a huge outbreak of Pikachus! Yokohama is dyed yellow!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cool & Interesting Content

Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!

Comic Market 86 Opens!

KanColle running popular! The otaku’s poem of summer scenery, one of the largest otaku events in the world - Comic Market 86 has started!

Popular American Anime "RWBY" Starts its Second Season

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.

Kickstarter Campaign Launches for Sci-Fi Anime *Under the Dog*

Introducing an original anime by the wonderful staff who worked on Evangelion, Steins;Gate, and Fire Emblem: Awakening!

2D Expressed in Real Life! Romanian Makeup Artist Shows off Colossal Titan Makeup!

Florea Flavia, a Romanian makeup artist who previously went viral for her Female Titan makeup cosplay, is at it again with Colossal Titan makeup!

Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project - New *Digimon Adventure* Series Announced!

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 Danboard that Moves! Let’s Go Meet This Costumed Danboard and Take Pictures Together!

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!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [2/2]

“Hatsune Miku is awesome!” - Noritaka Tatehana

Interview: Takeru Satoh, Kenshin Himura in "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends"

Takeru Satoh, who plays Kenshin Himura in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, sat for an interview with Tokyo Otaku Mode!

Wonder Festival 2014 Summer Company Booth Report

We report on the most interesting company booths from the massive event Wonder Festival 2014 Summer!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [1/2]

We talked to with shoe designer Noritaka Tatehana about what it’s like making shoes for worldwide pop superstar Lady Gaga!

Which Ones Do You Like? Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Edition

KanColle, MadoMagi, Evangelion! Find your new favorite figures here!

The Latest Figures! Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cool Edition

Check out XX photos of cool figures and cosplay from Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] held on July 27!

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Jul. 12, 2014 13:000

Terra Formars Annex 1 Cast Announced, Lineup Full of Popular Seiyū

*Terra Formars* Annex 1 Cast Announced, Lineup Full of Popular Seiyū

Terra Formars is a talked-about TV anime that will begin broadcasting this fall. This anime adaptation is based on a manga of the same name by Yū Sasuga and Kenichi Tachibana that is currently serialized in Weekly Young Jump (Shueisha).

Jul. 12, 2014 07:009

Sailor Moon Crystal Anime Breaks Through 1 Million Views Worldwide in Just Two Days

*Sailor Moon Crystal* Anime Breaks Through 1 Million Views Worldwide in Just Two Days

The simultaneous worldwide broadcast of the talked-about new anime Sailor Moon Crystal began on July 5.

Jul. 12, 2014 01:003

Hanayamata and Eizan Electric Railway Collaborate, Trains with Special Headsigns Begin Service on July 10

*Hanayamata* and Eizan Electric Railway Collaborate, Trains with Special Headsigns Begin Service on July 10

Various collaborations are in development between the Kyoto railway company Eizan Electric Railway and Manga Time Kirara (Houbunsha).

Jul. 11, 2014 13:005

The World of One Piece Comes to USJ! “One Piece Summer Adventure” Opening Day Report

The World of *One Piece* Comes to USJ! “One Piece Summer Adventure” Opening Day Report

A limited time event themed after One Piece that will run until Sept. 7 has opened at Universal Studios Japan.

Jul. 11, 2014 07:00104

These Paper Sculptures Are Amazing! Love Live! Characters Reimagined Through Paper!

These Paper Sculptures Are Amazing! Love Live! Characters Reimagined Through Paper!

We asked Takahashi all about his paper sculptures of the members of μ’s!

Jul. 11, 2014 02:151

Knights of Sidonia Anime Goods Sold at Tokyo’s Tokyo Now Available on TOM!

*Knights of Sidonia* Anime Goods Sold at Tokyo’s Tokyo Now Available on TOM!

Introducing must-see items from Knights of Sidonia, the hit anime that will broadcast worldwide this summer!

Jul. 11, 2014 01:0040

Create an Original Sailor Scout Online - “Sailor Senshi Maker” Trending Overseas

Create an Original Sailor Scout Online - “Sailor Senshi Maker” Trending Overseas

“Sailor Senshi Maker,” with which you can create your very own original Sailor Scout, is gathering a lot of attention overseas.

Jul. 10, 2014 13:008

TV Anime Trinity Seven to Broadcast This Fall, Seven Girls Manipulate the Seven Deadly Sins

TV Anime *Trinity Seven* to Broadcast This Fall, Seven Girls Manipulate the Seven Deadly Sins

A TV anime is being made for the popular fantasy manga Trinity Seven - 7-nin no Masho Tsukai, which is currently serializing in Monthly Dragon Age (Kadokawa Fujimi Shobo).

Jul. 10, 2014 07:001

Even Ingrams Wear Seatbelts - Car Transportation Manner Poster Themed After Patlabor

Even Ingrams Wear Seatbelts - Car Transportation Manner Poster Themed After *Patlabor*

A tie-in campaign is underway between The Next Generation: Patlabor, to which seven chapters will release sequentially, and the National Police Agency.

Jul. 10, 2014 03:015

Japan’s Masterpiece Anime and Tokusatsu Shows Are Now Airing in Indonesia! Let’s Take a Look at WAKUWAKU JAPAN!

Japan’s Masterpiece Anime and Tokusatsu Shows Are Now Airing in Indonesia! Let’s Take a Look at WAKUWAKU JAPAN!

The cable TV network WAKUWAKU JAPAN launched in Indonesia in February of this year and in Myanmar in June. The network broadcasts a variety of entertainment shows created in Japan.

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