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. 9, 2013 03:000
Since its release in Japan on June 8, the anime film Hal has been receiving positive reviews. Giving back to the fans who have supported the film, a staff stage greeting put on by director Ryotaro Makihara and character designer and chief animation director Katsuhiko Kitada was held on June 20.
Jul. 9, 2013 01:0014
Brothers Conflict began as a project of the magazine Sylph, and since then, games, comics, and more have been developed for this mixed media series. Now, the TV anime Brothers Conflict has begun.
Jul. 8, 2013 22:304
Just as the title “Morning Arch” suggests, this is a song you’ll want to listen to outside in nice weather in the morning or daytime. It’s perfect for driving too!
Jul. 8, 2013 21:001
On July 5, the broadcast of the anime Maji de Otaku na English! Ribbon-chan: Eigo de Tatakau Mahou Shoujo the TV began on TV Tokyo.
Jul. 8, 2013 20:000
The omnibus anime film Short Peace, which is on the cutting edge of Japanese anime and looks to redefine expressionality using the medium, will finally release on July 20.
Jul. 8, 2013 19:001
Launching this December, Figure Japan is a figure collector’s magazine that will focus primarily on female figures and focus on one work of the otaku world per issue, as well as come with one character related to the featured work.
Jul. 8, 2013 17:303
The popular voice app for soothing weary hearts, Voice Supplement, by the app brand WonderForest has added the long-awaited new character Hibiki voiced by Takuya Eguchi.
Jul. 8, 2013 17:009
Hobby Japan has released a character figure from the social game Rage of Bahamut by Cygames for a limited period on their online shop.
Jul. 8, 2013 15:001
Complete Blu-ray boxes of the anime series Genshiken and Kujibiki Unbalance, the anime within the series, have released.
Jul. 8, 2013 14:000
The newest movie in the popular series Ghost in the Shell, Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Border:1 Ghost Pain, has begun screening in countries around the world.