Masterpieces of the Past Lined Up! “Manga*Anime*Games from Japan” Exhibit

On June 24 in Nogizaka in Tokyo, an exhibition for otaku called “Manga*Anime*Games from Japan” started. The large-scale exhibit is being held in the wide-open space of the National Art Center. It’s open until Aug. 31.

TOM Attends E3 2015: Photo and Video Report

E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, is an annual event held in the Los Angeles Convention Center that celebrates the latest announcements in the gaming industry.

2015 Summer Season Anime Trailer Roundup Part 2

Have you decided what anime you’ll be watching this summer? We’ve gathered trailers, so be sure to check them out!!

2015 Summer Season Anime Trailer Roundup Part 1

Hey everyone, enjoying your anime life? It’s almost summer! Summer is the season of new anime! Accordingly, we’ve put together some of the trailers for the anime series which will be starting in July.

Interview: Kana Hanazawa [2/2]

Acting in countless anime titles, receiving fanatic support from her fans—that is Kana Hanazawa. Currently, Kana is playing an active role in the music industry. Following the discussion about her thoughts on the live concert at the Budokan, we inquire about her 3rd album, Blue Avenue, and her personal life.

Interview: Square Enix’s New Studio - Thoughts on New RPG Project

At E3, held in the United States, Square Enix Holdings made a surprise announcement about the establishment of a new studio. This time, President and Representative Director of Square Enix, Yosuke Matsuda, and Director of the new studio, Atsushi Hashimoto, have agreed to an exclusive interview with TOM.

Interview: Kana Hanazawa [1/2]

Currently, singer and voice actress Kana Hanazawa is playing an active role in the music industry. To the ever-busy Kana, we inquired about her career as a singer, and her live concert at the Budokan.

Hikakin and Chroma: Mario Artisans Who Made the Internet Dream Come True

There are many “Mario artisans” on the Internet who create videos, illustrations, or music that take the popular series as their motif. Even among such people, Hikakin and Chroma (Jidabata P) became a sensation due to the success and growth they managed through publishing their works as Mario artisans.

The Omoshiroi Nippon Video Award is Going On Now!

Win a FREE trip to Japan! Two winners and two guests will be invited to the cosplay paradise.

Is it Really REAL?! This Dreamy Alpacasso 100-Plushie Set is Unbelievably Kawaii!

Have the adorable dreams of otaku worldwide become real?! A surprising Alpacasso 100-plushie set is here!

I’m a Cat-Eared Maid Cosplayer! My Avatar Is Even Cuter!

A cosplayer tried AvatarPhone, a new kind of application capable of facial recognition linked with an avatar.

Momoiro Clover Z as Frieza Artwork Created by ANIMAREAL

On April 29, Momoiro Clover Z released their new single, “The Oath of Z,” the theme song from the Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' film. The art project ANIMAREAL became the focus of global attention when they created and released shocking overly-realistic visuals of the band as Frieza as an April Fool’s joke.

Sexy? Fetishistic? Heart-Throbbing Aimai Bishoujo Art Exhibit Begins

The exhibit Aimai Bishoujo Art Exhibit began on April 29. The venue filled with nothing but shocking works was lively from the very first day with many males and females in attendance.

Popular Steam Titles Are Now Available on TOM!

TOM is now selling game codes for Steam, the online game platform popular throughout the world.

Naruto Exhibition Begins in Tokyo!

The exhibit “Serialization Conclusion Commemoration: Masashi Kishimoto Naruto Exhibition” began in Roppongi, Tokyo on April 25.

Wagakki Band - A New Sensation and Power to Wow the World

Wagakki Band has garnered over 18 million views for their cover of the Hatsune Miku song “Senbonzakura” using traditional Japanese instruments.Their fantastic abilities and new sound sensation continue to attract attention even now.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [2/2]

The music unit GARNiDELiA has released many anime tie-in songs since their major debut last year. This time, we talked with the artists about their tie-in song for the upcoming TV anime Gunslinger Stratos, which is set to start broadcasting from April, as well as what comes next for the musical duo. Looking at GARNiDELiA’s profile, the vocalist is MARiA, while the composer…

Can It Be?! Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Game Teaser Released!

Although the news was released on April Fools' day through Nintendo Direct, this Shin Megami Tensei ​X​ Fire Emblem​ ​video trailer is most certainly real!​

‘Alpacasso: The Origin’ Receives Rave Reviews! Sequel Rumors Also Fly

Alpacasso: The Origin, a movie based on the popular plushie series Alpacasso, was released on April 1!

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Jun. 27, 2015 05:00

TV Anime “Wakaba Girl” Opening Theme Song Announced♪

TV Anime “Wakaba Girl” Opening Theme Song Announced♪

The opening theme song to Ultra Super Anime Time anime Wakaba Girl is “Hajimete Girls!” by Ray.

Jun. 26, 2015 21:00

3D Maneuver Gear Scenes Finally Released for Live-Action “Attack on Titan” Movie

3D Maneuver Gear Scenes Finally Released for Live-Action “Attack on Titan” Movie

The first part of the live-action movie adaptation of Hajime Isayama’s popular manga Attack on Titan will be released across Japan on Aug. 1.

Jun. 26, 2015 13:00

New Horror Game Written by Ryukishi07, “Iwaihime,” Coming to DMM Games This Fall!

New Horror Game Written by Ryukishi07, “Iwaihime,” Coming to DMM Games This Fall!

The new downloadable game Iwaihime written by Ryukishi07, who is known for the popular PC game series Higurashi When They Cry among others, was announced on June 21 during the doujinshi event Tora Fes 2015.

Jun. 26, 2015 05:00

“Touken Ranbu” to Become Stage Musical

“Touken Ranbu” to Become Stage Musical

The popular game is coming to the stage.

Jun. 26, 2015 04:03

Your Chance to Get an English Version of Osamu Tezuka’s “Storm Fairy” and Original Merchandise!

Your Chance to Get an English Version of Osamu Tezuka’s “Storm Fairy” and Original Merchandise!

It seems Osamu Tezuka’s shoujo manga Storm Fairy will be translated and localized into English.

Jun. 26, 2015 01:52

“The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls” Opening Key Animations Move!

“The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls” Opening Key Animations Move!

Key frames of 49 cuts of TV anime The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls opening released.

Jun. 25, 2015 21:00

“Shenmue 3” Reaches Crowdfunding Goal of $2 Million in Record Speed

“Shenmue 3” Reaches Crowdfunding Goal of $2 Million in Record Speed

Congratulations!!! “Shenmue 3” Reaches Crowdfunding Goal of $2 Million in Record Speed; After 14 Years the Unfinished Epic Gets Long-Deserved Revival

Jun. 25, 2015 13:00

“Ultra Heroes: The Live” Overseas Tour to Be Held All Over Asia Beginning in Hong Kong

“Ultra Heroes: The Live” Overseas Tour to Be Held All Over Asia Beginning in Hong Kong

Ultra Heroes: The Live: Acro Battle Chronicle is a new entertainment show created this year.

Jun. 25, 2015 10:05

Nendoroid Shiren: Super Movable Edition

Nendoroid Shiren: Super Movable Edition

Today I’m going to be taking a look at… Nendoroid Shiren: Super Movable Edition!

Jun. 25, 2015 06:00

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Open-World Action at E3 2015

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Open-World Action at E3 2015

The game is set to be released on all major platforms during September 2015.

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