“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!

Manga Artist Akira Himekawa Teaches How to Draw Manga with Masterpiece *The Legend of Zelda*!

The Legend of Zelda series is popular worldwide in a number of forms including games, manga, and figures. Now, the creators behind the manga adaptation of the series are showing us how to draw Japanese manga! This is the first time that Himekawa will be sharing their work process! Fans won’t want to miss this.

SAO Exhibit to Be Held

An exhibit of the TV anime Sword Art Online is on now at the Tokyo Anime Center from Oct. 15-26.

New Ending Theme of TV Anime *Pokémon: XY* Revealed!? Glued to Shokotan’s Live Tour “Greed Revolution”

Shokotan aka Shoko Nakagawa, who “greedily” takes part in all kinds of activities such as singing, show MCing, voice acting, acting, and producing the fashion brand mmts, has embarked on her tour “Shoko Nakagawa Live Tour 2014 ‘Donyoku Kakumei (Greed Revolution)’” on Oct. 12.

Danboard Photo Exhibition on Now at Daimaru Shinsaibashi

The Danboard Photo Exhibition organized by Movic is on now from Oct. 8-20 at Daimaru Shinsaibashi.

Have You Seen the Video? Hatsune Miku Appears on Popular CBS Program

Hatsune Miku made a guest appearance on the popular program Late Show with David Letterman of the American CBS broadcasting network and performed the song “Sharing the World.”

Fundraising Begins on Kickstarter for Practical English Materials Collection for Studying Anime!

A collection of valuable information is in the works that explains the behind-the-scenes details on production of the anime Santa Company, which was successfully funded on Kickstarter.

Creator Interview: Cure Employee takanashi

“To those who don’t know better, they won’t think they're anime accessories. But those who know, will get it. Those are the kind of things I want to make.” - Cure Employee takanashi

Dilapidated Building Becomes Temporary Museum: #BCTION Creates a World Interweaving Street Art and Cosplay

There's an old office building in Kojimachi, Tokyo that's scheduled to be demolished. But before that, an art project transformed the entire building into a museum. The name of the project is BCTION. It's taken from the idea that one action (A) influences the the next action (B) in a chain of creative expansion. This is represented in the equation ACTION x ACTION = BCTION.

Re-opening of Evangelion Store in Ikebukuro

The Evangelion Store re-opened in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro P’Parco on Oct. 3. The store offers the same selection of attractive products to entice Evangelion fans as the Harajuku location, which unfortunately closed its doors in June 2014. Approximately 200 people lined up outside on opening day, and the store bustled with people looking to buy goods right as the store opened.

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.

Manga Artist Combo Ume Holds Talk Show at TGS 2014

On the final day of Tokyo Game Show 2014, a talk show and signing event was held at the Tokyo Otaku Mode booth!

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Oct. 29, 2014 05:198

A Flood of Naruto Fan Art from All Over the World!

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!

Oct. 28, 2014 23:000

Deunan and Briareos from CG Anime Appleseed Alpha Appear on Red Carpet at Tokyo International Film Festival

Deunan and Briareos from CG Anime *Appleseed Alpha* Appear on Red Carpet at Tokyo International Film Festival

The 27th Tokyo International Film Festival kicked off on Oct. 23, and among the festivities one that was especially remarkable was the appearance of a young girl in a military look along with a remarkably tall android in combat gear.

Oct. 28, 2014 13:0052

A Gathering of Luffy, Naruto & More! Special Collaboration Illustration “Join Us, Friends” Reaches 1 Million Joins

A Gathering of Luffy, Naruto & More! Special Collaboration Illustration “Join Us, Friends” Reaches 1 Million Joins

A one-of-a-kind illustration of popular characters from manga and anime appearing together is now complete!

Oct. 28, 2014 07:002

Cosplay Parade Brings Excitement to Ikebukuro!

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.

Oct. 27, 2014 23:002

First “Jisho Moe-Chara Gakkai” to Be Held in Shibuya! Strong Lineup of Well-Known Characters Includes Kitano Kamui, Imaichi Moenai Musume and Others!

First “Jisho Moe-Chara Gakkai” to Be Held in Shibuya! Strong Lineup of Well-Known Characters Includes Kitano Kamui, Imaichi Moenai Musume and Others!

The first “Jisho Moe-Chara Gakkai (Summit for Self-Styled Moe Chara)” that gathers wannabe moe characters from throughout Japan is going to be held on Nov. 24 in Shibuya, Tokyo.

Oct. 27, 2014 13:001

Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works 1st Season Blu-Ray Box to Be Released March 25, 2015!

*Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works* 1st Season Blu-Ray Box to Be Released March 25, 2015!

The details regarding the Fate/Stay Night video release schedule have been made public. On March 25, 2015, Blu-ray Box I will be released. The box set will include all 13 episodes of the first season.

Oct. 27, 2014 07:000

Jacket Photos & New Group Photo Revealed for Dempagumi.inc’s Single Dempari Night to Release in November

Jacket Photos & New Group Photo Revealed for Dempagumi.inc’s Single *Dempari Night* to Release in November

Dempagumi.inc have released a new group photo and jacket photos for their new single Dempari Night to release on Nov. 26.

Oct. 26, 2014 23:001

Nisio Isin Tsukimonogatari Anime Adaptation Coming on New Year’s Eve, All Four Episodes to Be Broadcast Back-to-Back on TV and Nico Nico Douga

Nisio Isin *Tsukimonogatari* Anime Adaptation Coming on New Year’s Eve, All Four Episodes to Be Broadcast Back-to-Back on TV and Nico Nico Douga

The first to serve as the finale to Nisio Isin’s Monogatari series, Tsukimonogatari is becoming an anime.

Oct. 26, 2014 14:252

Manga Artist Akira Himekawa Teaches How to Draw Manga with Masterpiece The Legend of Zelda Vol. 3: Plot

Manga Artist Akira Himekawa Teaches How to Draw Manga with Masterpiece The Legend of Zelda Vol. 3: Plot

Hi all! This is Akira Himekawa. Today, we’re starting the Manga Maker series. We were asked to explain the method in which we create manga. So, we will show you each process involved in making manga.

Oct. 26, 2014 13:005

Experience the Attack on Titan Movie Throughout Your Whole Body - 4DX Edition of Part 1: Crimson Bow and Arrow to Release

Experience the *Attack on Titan* Movie Throughout Your Whole Body - 4DX Edition of *Part 1: Crimson Bow and Arrow* to Release

Animated movie adaptations of Attack on Titan, which created a sensation in 2013 and this year, are on the way. Part 1: Crimson Bow and Arrow will release on Nov. 22, and Part 2: Wings of Freedom will release sometime in 2015.

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