A cafe where you can experience the latest in Harajuku pop culture has opened - the Kawaii Monster Cafe.

A cafe and restaurant unlike any you’ve ever seen before, the Kawaii Monster Cafe, has opened in Tokyo’s Harajuku district which continues to transmit...

The Amazing Anime Song Dance Performers, Real Akiba Boys!

Over 50 million total views online! Representing Akihabara is the otaku dance team Real Akiba Boys! Each video they upload of them dancing to anime song openings quickly hits over 1 million views online, and their total view count is over 50 million. They have even earned popularity among those working in the anime industry who give them high praise.

This Idol Group's Unique Music Video Features Umbrellas and Lanterns in Perfect Synchronization

“Though I know the petals will fall away…” Do these girls have a fantasy of falling in love with an illusion?!

WonFes 2015 Summer Photo Collection! Part 2: Sexy & Cute Edition

We introduce this time the gorgeous figures that colored the event halls!

[WonFes] We Explore the Evangelion 20th Anniversary Booth

In celebration of this year being its 20th anniversary, a special Evangelion booth was set up at Wonder Festival 2015 Summer held on July 26. Crowds of Eva fans were mesmerized by the various attention-grabbing displays.

WonFes 2015 Summer Photo Collection! Part 1: Cool & Comical Edition

We introduce loads of products packed with creators’ clever ideas and cutting-edge techniques!

Brand New Collections Revealed at Figure Festival WonFes

Wonder Festival 2015 Summer was held on July 26. At the festival, a collection of figures based on brand new anime series were revealed.

TOM Attends SDCC 2015: Photo Report

For 45 years, San Diego, California has been the home of Comic-Con International, an exhibition of comic books and the popular arts celebrated by visitors from every corner of the globe.

Transforming Headphones Made from an Incredible 256+ Parts! New Brand Now on Sale from Good Smile Company and Linkin Park’s Mr. Hahn

The THP-01 is the first product by Toon Workshop, a new lifestyle brand by Good Smile Company and Mr. Hahn from Linkin Park, that revitalizes the concept of “Geek Japan.”

AX 2015 Report: Interviews with Hunt for TOM Winners

Tokyo Otaku Mode fans participated in a special event at Anime Expo 2015. A new experiment by TOM. A challenge.

Anime Expo 2015 Photo Report: Amazing Cosplay!

Anime Expo 2015 Photo Report: Amazing Cosplay!

Yoko Takahashi Performs Neon Genesis Evangelion Theme, “A Cruel Angel’s Thesis,” to Excited Crowd at Anime Expo 2015 in LA

Yoko Takahashi is the booming voice behind the Neon Genesis Evangelion theme songs, “A Cruel Angel’s Thesis,” and “Tamashii no Refrain.” On July 2 at North America’s largest anime conventon, Anime Expo 2015 in Los Angeles, Takahashi performed her first live show in America to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Evangelion series.

Possibly the Quickest Interview in the World!? Keiji Inafune and Eiko Tanaka on the “RED ASH” Kickstarter Project

On July 4 at Anime Expo in Los Angeles, prominent Japanese game creator Keiji Inafune, known for his popular titles Mega Man and Onimusha, announced an exciting new Kickstarter project titled Red Ash.

“Hatsune Miku Dreams of Electric Sheep” Collaboration Event Between Hatsune Miku and Artists Opens

An exhibit and sales event is being held now at Gallery Nucleus in LA for approximately 60 Hatsune Miku works that include about 40 newly drawn works by artists curated in the gallery and 17 works chosen from a public vote.

Exclusive Interview with the Founder of MyAnimeList, a Colossal Site with 120 Million Monthly PVs

Fans who love anime are no doubt very familiar with the name MyAnimeList (MAL). Even in Japan, we use database sites for those times when we can’t figure out which anime we should watch next.

Momoiro Clover Z Will Perform at ANIME EXPO 2015 in LA As the Main Act!!

Momoiro Clover Z Will Perform at ANIME EXPO 2015 in LA

Masterpieces of the Past Lined Up! “Manga*Anime*Games from Japan” Exhibit

On June 24 in Nogizaka in Tokyo, an exhibition for otaku called “Manga*Anime*Games from Japan” started. The large-scale exhibit is being held in the wide-open space of the National Art Center. It’s open until Aug. 31.

TOM Attends E3 2015: Photo and Video Report

E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, is an annual event held in the Los Angeles Convention Center that celebrates the latest announcements in the gaming industry.

2015 Summer Season Anime Trailer Roundup Part 2

Have you decided what anime you’ll be watching this summer? We’ve gathered trailers, so be sure to check them out!!

2015 Summer Season Anime Trailer Roundup Part 1

Hey everyone, enjoying your anime life? It’s almost summer! Summer is the season of new anime! Accordingly, we’ve put together some of the trailers for the anime series which will be starting in July.

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May. 3, 2014 01:00

Kuroko’s Basketball Doujinshi Event “Kuroket” to Be Held By Comic Market Preparatory Committee

*Kuroko’s Basketball* Doujinshi Event “Kuroket” to Be Held By Comic Market Preparatory Committee

The Comic Market Preparatory Committee announced that on March 29, 2015, it will hold the event Kuroket which focuses on the popular manga Kuroko’s Basketball.

May. 2, 2014 13:00

MimimemeMIMI’s New Song “Say-You” Ties in with Game Atelier Shallie

MimimemeMIMI’s New Song “Say-You” Ties in with Game *Atelier Shallie*

New information has been announced regarding the two-person unit MimimemeMIMI comprised of singer/songwriter Yuka and illustrator Chamooi.

May. 2, 2014 04:00

Shocking! Kotobukiya Akihabara - A Shop for Otaku [1/2]

Shocking! Kotobukiya Akihabara - A Shop for Otaku [1/2]

An array of richly varied, official products! TOM reporter Kyoka stops in!

May. 2, 2014 03:51

Only One in the World? We Try Out An Ice Cream Vending Machine that Let’s You Dance with an Idol!

Only One in the World? We Try Out An Ice Cream Vending Machine that Let’s You Dance with an Idol!

Seventeen Ice, one of Japan’s most popular ice cream brands, has collaborated with popular idol Ayami Mutou!

May. 2, 2014 01:00

The Female Titan Appears?! This Romanian Makeup Artist’s Titan Makeup is Amazing!

The Female Titan Appears?! This Romanian Makeup Artist’s Titan Makeup is Amazing!

We bring to you an interview with Romanian makeup artist Florea Flavia who blew up on Facebook for her Female Titan makeup.

May. 1, 2014 13:00

Cast Announced for New Sailor Moon Anime - Kotono Mitsuishi Once Again Voicing Usagi Tsukino

Cast Announced for New *Sailor Moon* Anime - Kotono Mitsuishi Once Again Voicing Usagi Tsukino

At a special Sailor Moon stage event held on April 27 during Nico Nico Cho Kaigi 3 at Makuhari Messe, the cast was announced for the new anime Sailor Moon Crystal that will begin airing on Nico Nico Live and around the world this July.

May. 1, 2014 11:43

Labomen from All Over the World, Assemble! All Fan Art Will Reach the Steins Gate in the “STEINS;GATE Future Visual Contest”

Labomen from All Over the World, Assemble! All Fan Art Will Reach the Steins Gate in the “STEINS;GATE Future Visual Contest”

STEINS;GATE has already acquired many fans from all over the world. The game first released on the Xbox 360 in 2009. It picked up a large backing from the beginning and developed into a wide range of media including spin-off games, anime, and comics. It is a monumental work that has captured fans not just in Japan, but worldwide.

May. 1, 2014 07:00

Monster Hunter Frontier G Collaborates with Attack on Titan, Infinite Stratos, Thermae Romae, and Others

*Monster Hunter Frontier G* Collaborates with *Attack on Titan*, *Infinite Stratos*, *Thermae Romae*, and Others

On April 23, Capcom rolled out the large-scale update GG for its popular game Monster Hunter Frontier G.

May. 1, 2014 01:00

Magimoji Rurumo Anime Adaptation Greenlit - Wataru Watanabe’s Original Magical Comedy to Arrive in July

*Magimoji Rurumo* Anime Adaptation Greenlit - Wataru Watanabe’s Original Magical Comedy to Arrive in July

Popular manga artist Wataru Watanabe’s representative work Magimoji Rurumo is becoming an anime.

Apr. 30, 2014 13:00

Opening Theme Songs to JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Now Available in High-Resolution Audio

Opening Theme Songs to *JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure* Now Available in High-Resolution Audio

The opening theme songs to the TV anime *JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure are now available in high-resolution audio, a high-quality audio that has been picking up massive attention.

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