GARNiDELiA has given us the opening theme songs for Mekakucity Actors, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Gundam Reconguista in G. We asked the group about their upcoming performance at Sakura-Con 2015 in April.
Sakura Exhibition 2015 in Tokyo is currently being held for five days March 24–28. The exhibition will also be touring the States in April.
The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.
The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.
Get excited - trailers for spring 2015 slice of life and school life anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list ahead of time!
Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!
Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!
The two latte artists opened the cafe REISSUE in Harajuku, Tokyo. The slogan of the shop is “A place where you can enjoy the best latte art in the world.”
George and Mattsun competed at the Latte 1 Grand Prix Championship held at Odaiba, Tokyo. It ended with Mattsun losing and having his face covered in pie.
Inside a skirt, there lies a universe.
We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.
A talk with Mikeou, the creator behind this moe ita-curtain.
We spoke with Shirow Miwa, the manga artist and illustrator behind the cover of More Heroes and Heroines.
An exhibition of award-winning works for the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival was open from Feb. 4–15.
We spoke with illustrator Yuu, who designed “ita-curtains” featuring a Japanese-style Alice in Wonderland.
From famous characters of old, to characters from new series! The forefront of the figure world is right here!
We’re introducing through pictures the cool and comical creations spotted at the garage kit festival Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter]! Even Tokyo Ghoul’s Kaneki has finally become a figure?!
Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter] (WonFes), the world’s largest garage kit festival, was held at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex on Feb. 8.
Kuuchuu Yousai is an illustrator who draws incredibly adorable girls. Capturing every detail from the deepest parts of the eyes to the highlights on the hair, he depicts girls in a natural way. Currently, he does professional rough drawings and illustration work for games, while also leading a doujinshi circle called Pagupagu Magu, and has even released an ita-curtain on Tokyo Otaku Mode...
Dec. 10, 2013 01:00
A TV anime adaptation of the popular manga Brynhildr in the Darkness currently serialized in Weekly Young Jump has been greenlit.
Dec. 9, 2013 13:00
News is being revealed little by little regarding 2014’s two-part sequel to Rurouni Kenshin, Rurouni Kenshin: The Great Kyoto Fire Arc and Rurouni Kenshin: The Last of a Legend Arc.
Dec. 9, 2013 07:00
Pony Canyon, a large video and music software company, has advanced into the light novel market. On Dec. 3, six light novel series released all at once under the PoniCan Books label.
Dec. 9, 2013 01:00
The popularity of Detective Conan seems to be expanding more and more, with the 17th movie in the series, Detective Conan: Private Eye in the Distant Sea, earning the most box office earnings of any other movie in the series to date (3.61 billion yen).
Dec. 8, 2013 12:00
On Dec. 2, Xing announced the 2013 Joysound Yearly Ranking. The results were aggregated from Jan. 1 to Nov. 30 based on song playback numbers on the commercial karaoke series Joysound and UGA.
Dec. 8, 2013 07:00
Between Oct. 5-10, Tokyo Otaku Mode held an OtaQ survey on our Facebook page asking you which character you would most like to date.
Dec. 7, 2013 14:30
Dwango and Niwango are currently holding a collaborative contest with Weekly Shonen Jump called “Shonen Jump Still Image MAD Contest.”
Dec. 7, 2013 09:00
The musical artists participating in the TV anime Space Dandy, set to begin airing in January, have been announced.
Dec. 7, 2013 01:22