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A High School Girl Climbs a Hill! High Quality Short Anime Releases!

The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.

“Titan Montage” Released on *Attack on Titan* Exhibit Special Site!

In anticipation of the opening of the Attack on Titan Exhibit at the Ueno Royal Museum on Friday, Nov. 28, the popular manga has released a “Titan Montage” on the Attack on Titan Exhibit special site that allows visitors to choose faces and generate a Titan-style portrait.

Cute & Elegant! From Collaboration Series Between Fashion Doll Brand Pullip × *Sailor Moon* Comes Princess Serenity!

The collaboration series between fashion doll brand Pullip and Sailor Moon continues to expand, and many TOM fans have likely been looking forward to the introduction of the next Sailor Soldier.

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!

Interview with Hideaki Anno, Creator of *Evangelion* [1/2]

In 1995, Hideaki Anno directed the TV anime Neon Genesis Evangelion, which went on to become a social phenomenon and secured his place in the anime world. He's gone on to create the Rebuild of Evangelion film series, and in November 2012, announced the latest film, Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo. Fans from around the world listened eagerly to what he had to say.

*Evangelion* 20th Anniversary Bombshell, a Mysterious Work Just Like *Attack on Titan*, and… Hideaki Anno Talk Show “Director Edition” Report

This is Part 2 of our report on the Hideaki Anno talk event held at Tokyo International Film Festival. This time, Anno talks deeply about the animation works he has directed. And he drops a bombshell about Evangelion...

Anime *Psycho-Pass 2* OP “Enigmatic Feeling” Releases on Nov. 5

The design of the limited edition jacket shows a jet black special issue Dominator!

Hideaki Anno Talks Deep About Himself! Hideaki Anno Talk Event: Live-Action Edition

Hideaki Anno put on talk events at the recently held Tokyo International Film Festival. Here, we report on one of the events called “Live-Action Edition.”

Soccer Team Collaborates with *A Certain Scientific Railgun*!

A collaboration event between a soccer team and the anime A Certain Scientific Railgun called “Soccer Match with a Certain Anime” was held! We went to check out the game!

Spider-Man X Attack on Titan Collaboration?!

It seems like an otaku's crazy dream, but it's real.

Share Your Memories of *Naruto*! Shonen Jump Begins Accepting Comments!

The hugely popular manga Naruto is on the verge of its climax, and there is huge buzz surrounding its upcoming finale. Meanwhile, continuing from its first fanart campaign, Shonenjump.viz.com has begun accepting comments regarding Naruto memories.

Let’s Take a Look Back at 15 Years of *Naruto* on the Special Site “Naruto Final Countdown!”

A special site called “Naruto Final Countdown!” has opened on the official site of the hugely popular Weekly Shonen Jump manga Naruto, the conclusion to which is closing in.

“Anna Tsuchiya × The Evil Within” Halloween Event Heats Up Shinjuku!

On Oct. 26, a Halloween parade and mini concert were held by Japanese talent and musician Anna Tsuchiya at the Futabadori East Shinjuku Shopping District.

A Flood of *Naruto* Fan Art from All Over the World!

The manga Naruto is closing in on its finale. Announcing a surprise project by Shueisha, the publisher of the magazine Naruto is serialized in, Weekly Shonen Jump!

Cosplay Parade Brings Excitement to Ikebukuro!

Just in time for Halloween, the cosplay event Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festa 2014 was held for two days, Oct. 25 and 26.

Exterminate the Titans! 3D Maneuver Gear Coming in January

Total weight of 10 kilograms! Tokyo Otaku Mode is eagerly preparing for its release!

Miku Expo 2014 Report: Miku’s Popularity is Strong in the US Too

A new page in the history of Hatsune Miku has been created.

Jim Lee of *Batman* Series Fame to Attend International Manga Fest 2014 in Japan

Jim Lee, a masterful American comic artist who has worked on the Batman series, which turns 75 this year, is coming to Japan! A discussion, live painting, signing, and other events are planned.

Details Revealed & Jacket Released for Egoist’s Fifth Single “Fallen”

A song that ties in with the currently airing TV anime Psycho-Pass 2! The jacket was created by redjuice!

Manga Artist Akira Himekawa Teaches How to Draw Manga with Masterpiece *The Legend of Zelda*!

The Legend of Zelda series is popular worldwide in a number of forms including games, manga, and figures. Now, the creators behind the manga adaptation of the series are showing us how to draw Japanese manga! This is the first time that Himekawa will be sharing their work process! Fans won’t want to miss this.

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Aug. 9, 2013 17:0022

“Hey, Fattie!” - A New Exercise Application with Handsome Boys Insulting You: “Nenshō! for Girls”

“Hey, Fattie!” - A New Exercise Application with Handsome Boys Insulting You: “Nenshō! for Girls”

The game developing circle Creative Freaks and Visual Works have announced the iOS exercise application Nenshō! for Girls.

Aug. 9, 2013 13:307

Summer WonFes 2013 “SoniSute - Super Sonico Stage” Report: 3DS and PS3 Games Announced!

Summer WonFes 2013 “SoniSute - Super Sonico Stage” Report: 3DS and PS3 Games Announced!

On July 28 at Summer Wonder Festival 2013 (WonFes), a stage event for Nitroplus’ popular character, Super Sonico, titled “SoniSute - Super Sonico Stage,” was held.

Aug. 9, 2013 08:006

“Unbreakable Machine-Doll” to Broadcast in October Starring Hiro Shimono and Hitomi Harada

“Unbreakable Machine-Doll” to Broadcast in October Starring Hiro Shimono and Hitomi Harada

A TV anime adaptation of Reiji Kaitō’s light novel Unbreakable Machine-Doll is planned to broadcast this October.

Aug. 9, 2013 06:000

“Monogatari Series Second Season” Episode 2 Recap: “Tsubasa Tiger, Part 2”

“Monogatari Series Second Season” Episode 2 Recap: “Tsubasa Tiger, Part 2”

"That's why I'm so jealous of Senjōgahara... That's also why I like her so much and I just can't hate her."

Aug. 9, 2013 05:373

Five New Anime Announced All at Once at Media Factory’s Summer School Festival 2013!

Five New Anime Announced All at Once at Media Factory’s Summer School Festival 2013!

On July 28, MF Bunko J, a popular light novel label that Media Factory is proud of, sent out big news.

Aug. 9, 2013 04:005

New Information Announced for “One Piece: Romance Dawn - Dawn of Adventure” Just Before its Release

New Information Announced for “One Piece: Romance Dawn - Dawn of Adventure” Just Before its Release

Today, (Aug. 7) Namco Bandai Games announced new information on the Nintendo 3DS game One Piece: Romance Dawn - Dawn of Adventure just before its release in Japan on Aug. 8

Aug. 9, 2013 01:001

“Danganronpa” Exhibit Opens in Tokyo, Features Life-Size Replica of Monokuma

“Danganronpa” Exhibit Opens in Tokyo, Features Life-Size Replica of Monokuma

An exhibit is now open for the TV anime Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc - The Animation that is currently broadcasting on MBS, TBS, and other networks.

Aug. 8, 2013 20:006

Two-Minute Movie Preview Full of New Scenes for “Anohana the Movie” Finally Releases

Two-Minute Movie Preview Full of New Scenes for “Anohana the Movie” Finally Releases

There is no doubt that many fans are anxiously awaiting the Aug. 31 release of Anohana the Movie. Now, a preview of the movie has finally been released.

Aug. 8, 2013 17:004

“Voice Actor Force Voicetorm 7” to Start Broadcasting in October on Nippon TV

“Voice Actor Force Voicetorm 7” to Start Broadcasting in October on Nippon TV

Subdue enemies with beautiful voices! A new entertainment program with such a concept will appear on screen starting this fall.

Aug. 8, 2013 14:0014

Mattsun Vs. BELCORNO! A Latte Art Showdown Commences!

Mattsun Vs. BELCORNO! A Latte Art Showdown Commences!

On Aug 3, the Tokyo Otaku Mode sponsored two-part “First Latte Art Showdown” was held at the AppBank Store in Shinjuku.

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