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. 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.
Jul. 19, 2014 07:004
From brand Nijigen Cospa comes new Love Live! products!
Jul. 19, 2014 01:007
Season 2 of the TV anime Hamatora, Re: Hamatora, began airing earlier this month. A stage play titled “Hamatora the Stage - Crossing Time” will also be performed from Aug. 16-24.
Jul. 18, 2014 15:1411
Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year.
Jul. 18, 2014 13:0011
Disney’s newest animated film, Big Hero 6, which is releasing countrywide in Japan on Dec. 20, is now getting a Japan-exclusive development: it will be adapted into a manga and serialized in Japan.
Jul. 18, 2014 07:005
As a special project for the Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2014 (Kyomaf 2014) to be held on Sept. 20 and 21, train cars wrapped in anime characters called Kyomaf Series have been unveiled!
Jul. 18, 2014 01:008
The huge hit manga Assassination Classroom, to which there are over 10.1 million copies of its individual volumes in print, is becoming a TV anime.
Jul. 17, 2014 13:001
Bakuman, a manga that was serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump beginning in 2008, is now becoming a live-action movie.
Jul. 17, 2014 04:006
Seven antique dolls called Rozen Maiden that possess their own will all aim to become Alice, the perfect doll, and battles unfold. A huge factor in the popularity of Rozen Maiden, a series of popular comics turned TV anime by Peach-Pit, can be said to be the loveliness of the antique dolls.