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!
Aug. 31, 2014 01:001
New Initial D the Movie: Legend 1 - Awakening has gotten off to a great start since its countrywide release in Japan on Aug. 23.
Aug. 30, 2014 13:000
Today, Aug. 25, Square Enix announced the release date of the Nintendo 3DS game Final Fantasy Explorers to be Dec. 18. The package version will cost 5,800 yen and the download version will cost 4,500 yen (Both prices exclude tax.).
Aug. 30, 2014 07:002
A collaborative festival between Yowamushi Pedal and a bike race will be held on Sept. 7 at the Chiba Velodrome. The name of the festival is “Chiba Cycle Festa: Yowamushi Pedal Ride.”
Aug. 30, 2014 01:000
A TV anime is advancing for a project by Sega called “Sega Hard Girl” in which hardware is personified. HisCoool! Sega Hard Girl will begin broadcasting on the anime-only channel Animax on Oct. 8.
Aug. 29, 2014 13:000
This fall, a film festival will be held that delivers to Hollywood, U.S. the charms of Japanese films. LA EigaFest, which focuses on Japanese films, will be held from Sept. 12-14 in the heart of Hollywood: the Egyptian Theatre.
Aug. 29, 2014 07:001
The “Whimsicott Substitute Plushie” themed after Whimsicott’s other form shown after using the move “Substitute” will release once more at Pokémon Centers on Sept. 20.
Aug. 29, 2014 01:002
Anime director Mamoru Hosoda is a hitmaker who time and time again has given the world popular movies including Wolf Children and Summer Wars. However, the starting point to all of this is the 2006 theatrically released movie The Girl Who Leapt Through Time.
Aug. 28, 2014 13:001
The TV anime Fafner in the Azure: Exodus, a new installment in the original anime Fafner in the Azure which broadcast in 2004, will begin its broadcast in January 2015.
Aug. 28, 2014 07:000
An event will be held for the series Squid Girl, the TV anime to which was broadcast from 2010-11. “First Meeting! ‘Squid Girl x Kanemoto Hisako’ Talk & Live Show!” will be held in the city on Nov. 1.
Aug. 28, 2014 01:002
The newest stage play for Yowamushi Pedal will be performed from October to November.