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"Attack on Titan" Second Season TV Anime Confirmed

It has been confirmed that the second season of the TV anime Attack on Titan is in the works for 2016.

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!

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Oct. 4, 2014 09:222

Become a Manga Translator! An Interview with a Manga Translation Battle Winner (Part 3)

Become a Manga Translator! An Interview with a Manga Translation Battle Winner (Part 3)

In this interview series, we talk with previous winners of the Manga Translation Battle about their past and what lies ahead for them as manga translators.

Oct. 4, 2014 07:001

Eir Aoi - New Visuals Make Headlines & Solo Concert Sells Out!

Eir Aoi - New Visuals Make Headlines & Solo Concert Sells Out!

The jacket photos recently released by Eir Aoi for her eighth single to release on Nov. 12, Tsunagaru Omoi, have caught the attention of fans in a big way.

Oct. 4, 2014 01:002

Hell Teacher Nube Live-Action Drama Special in Grand Jump, Actor Ryuhei Maruyama to Appear in Manga

*Hell Teacher Nube* Live-Action Drama Special in *Grand Jump*, Actor Ryuhei Maruyama to Appear in Manga

With the serialization start of Hell Teacher Nube Neo this past spring and a live-action drama to begin airing on Nippon TV on Oct. 11 starring Kanjani Eight’s Ryuhei Maruyama, Hell Teacher Nube is hot right now.

Oct. 3, 2014 07:004

Appleseed Alpha Director Shinji Araki to Attend Tokyo International Film Festival, Japanese Version Cast Information and Teaser Visual Release

*Appleseed Alpha* Director Shinji Araki to Attend Tokyo International Film Festival, Japanese Version Cast Information and Teaser Visual Release

On Sept. 30, a lineup announcement was held for the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival to take place in Toranomon Hills, Tokyo. During the announcement, the screening date of Appleseed Alpha (subtitled version), which was previously announced to be screened at the festival as a special invitation work, was revealed.

Oct. 3, 2014 06:279

Virtual Songstress IA to premiere in the Live Concert Movie at NY Comic Con 2014 and New York Super Week

Virtual Songstress IA to premiere in the Live Concert Movie at NY Comic Con 2014 and New York Super Week

NEW YORK, NY (Sept 30th, 2014) – As previously announced, IA will make her US debut at this year’s NY Comic Con with a concert movie screening to be held on October 9th at Javits Center/Room #1A05 from 5:15pm titled “IA x Lia @New York Comic Con”.

Oct. 3, 2014 01:000

Pixiv Cafeteria to Open for a Limited Time in Roppongi Hills! Menu to Include Plenty of Items Themed After Illustrations

Pixiv Cafeteria to Open for a Limited Time in Roppongi Hills! Menu to Include Plenty of Items Themed After Illustrations

For a limited time from Oct. 25 to Nov. 24, a collaboration cafe called Drawing Spot Pixiv Cafeteria that will have menu items themed after art actually submitted to Pixiv will open in Roppongi Hills Tokyo City View at the Pixiv-sponsored exhibit event “Pixiv Festival - The Fun of Drawing.”

Oct. 2, 2014 13:001

One Piece: Super Grand Battle! X Third PV and Second TV CM Release, Hiroshi Kitadani and Mayumi Tanaka in Charge of Theme Song

*One Piece: Super Grand Battle! X* Third PV and Second TV CM Release, Hiroshi Kitadani and Mayumi Tanaka in Charge of Theme Song

Today, Sept. 20, 2014, Bandai Namco Games released the third promotional video and second TV commercial for its Nintendo 3DS game to release on Nov. 13, One Piece: Super Grand Battle! X.

Oct. 2, 2014 07:0010

Director Interview: "Rage of Bahamut" Anime Adaptation! (1/3)

Director Interview: "Rage of Bahamut" Anime Adaptation! (1/3)

Rage of Bahamut, the smartphone app that has garnered popularity around the world, will be made into an anime. It’s title will be Rage of Bahamut Genesis.

Oct. 2, 2014 01:001

Main Cast Including Yoshitaka Yamaya and Sora Amamiya to Appear Together at Special One Week Friends Event

Main Cast Including Yoshitaka Yamaya and Sora Amamiya to Appear Together at Special *One Week Friends* Event

The TV anime One Week Friends broadcast from April to June 2014 and became popular for its heart-wrenching story. On Sept. 28, a special event for the series was held at which the main cast appeared on stage together including Yoshitaka Yamaya and Sora Amamiya.

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