*Attack on Titan* and *KanColle* Figures Available for Pre-Order Aug. 28!

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.

“Change Games, Change Play” - Tokyo Game Show 2014 Draws Near!

This year’s Tokyo Game Show will be held from Sept. 18-21 (open to the general public on the 20 and 21).

Hatsune Miku Collaboration Yatsuhashi to Be Sold at Magical Mirai 2014 in Osaka!

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.

Booming Worldwide? Socks that Look Just Like Sushi!

Salmon, shrimp, and tuna. These delicious-looking socks designed after sushi are trending!

Interview: Live-Action *Rurouni Kenshin* Director Keishi Otomo

An interview with Keishi Otomo, the director behind the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film series.

We Talk With Otaku from Around the World in the Otaku Paradise, Akihabara!

America, France, Italy, Brazil. We met anime and manga fans from around the world!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Content

Cosplay from new anime dominated the scene! We focus on everything cute and sexy we found at this summer’s Comic Market!

1,000 Pikachus Take Over Yokohama!

Even Ash is surprised! It’s a huge outbreak of Pikachus! Yokohama is dyed yellow!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cool & Interesting Content

Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!

Comic Market 86 Opens!

KanColle running popular! The otaku’s poem of summer scenery, one of the largest otaku events in the world - Comic Market 86 has started!

Popular American Anime "RWBY" Starts its Second Season

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.

Kickstarter Campaign Launches for Sci-Fi Anime *Under the Dog*

Introducing an original anime by the wonderful staff who worked on Evangelion, Steins;Gate, and Fire Emblem: Awakening!

2D Expressed in Real Life! Romanian Makeup Artist Shows off Colossal Titan Makeup!

Florea Flavia, a Romanian makeup artist who previously went viral for her Female Titan makeup cosplay, is at it again with Colossal Titan makeup!

Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project - New *Digimon Adventure* Series Announced!

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 Danboard that Moves! Let’s Go Meet This Costumed Danboard and Take Pictures Together!

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!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [2/2]

“Hatsune Miku is awesome!” - Noritaka Tatehana

Interview: Takeru Satoh, Kenshin Himura in "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends"

Takeru Satoh, who plays Kenshin Himura in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, sat for an interview with Tokyo Otaku Mode!

Wonder Festival 2014 Summer Company Booth Report

We report on the most interesting company booths from the massive event Wonder Festival 2014 Summer!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [1/2]

We talked to with shoe designer Noritaka Tatehana about what it’s like making shoes for worldwide pop superstar Lady Gaga!

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Jul. 9, 2014 04:000

HARAJUKU EVANGELION STORE

HARAJUKU EVANGELION STORE

This is your guide to a couple of Tokyo’s anime meccas!

Jul. 9, 2014 01:453

A Much-Discussed Work from Toei Animation and Nitroplus - Expelled from Paradise Trailer Releases

A Much-Discussed Work from Toei Animation and Nitroplus - *Expelled from Paradise* Trailer Releases

The original anime Expelled from Paradise will release theatrically in Japan on Nov. 15. This talked-about 3D CG work is a joint effort by Toei Animation and popular PC game developer Nitroplus.

Jul. 8, 2014 13:001

Gen Urobuchi Alludes to Madoka Magica Sequel During Talk Event Held at Anime Expo 2014

Gen Urobuchi Alludes to *Madoka Magica* Sequel During Talk Event Held at Anime Expo 2014

On July 4, Nitroplus member and creator Gen Urobuchi held a discussion panel at Anime Expo 2014 in Los Angeles, U.S. Participating in the panel were Urobuchi and CEO Takaki Kosaka, both from Nitroplus, as well as the CEO of Good Smile Company, Takanori Aki.

Jul. 8, 2014 07:005

“Kill la Kill Special Event” Held at Anime Expo 2014 Sells Out to Crowd of 3,500, Eir Aoi Sings Passionately

“Kill la Kill Special Event” Held at Anime Expo 2014 Sells Out to Crowd of 3,500, Eir Aoi Sings Passionately

Eir Aoi, singer of the opening theme to Kill la Kill, held a special collaborative concert at Anime Expo 2014. Nearing an hour in length, she sang a total of nine songs at the concert including “Sirius,” the opening theme to Kill la Kill, and the background track “Sanbika.”

Jul. 7, 2014 22:1515

Japan Expo Photo Report: Delivering the Latest in Japanese Culture from Paris!

Japan Expo Photo Report: Delivering the Latest in Japanese Culture from Paris!

A look back through pictures at the five day otaku event that took France by storm!

Jul. 7, 2014 13:0019

Decorate Your Desk with Gashapon Sailor Scouts - “Sailor Scouts Swooping Down to a Desk” Finally Release

Decorate Your Desk with Gashapon Sailor Scouts - “Sailor Scouts Swooping Down to a Desk” Finally Release

The Sailor Moon Sailor Scouts desktop figures “Sailor Scouts Swooping Down to a Desk” are finally releasing from Gashapon®.

Jul. 7, 2014 07:0013

Action Videos of Wii U Game Hyrule Warriors Are Releasing One After the Next!

Action Videos of Wii U Game Hyrule Warriors Are Releasing One After the Next!

Introducing the (self-professed) Princess of the Bug Kingdom, Agitha!

Jul. 7, 2014 01:001

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods to Release in 400 Theaters in North America This Summer

*Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods* to Release in 400 Theaters in North America This Summer

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, which released in Japan in March 2013 and made 3 billion yen in box office revenue, will now release in North America this August.

Jul. 6, 2014 13:002

Pre-Orders Begin for Five Kawaii Sailor Moon x Honey Salon Tote Bags!

Pre-Orders Begin for Five Kawaii *Sailor Moon* x Honey Salon Tote Bags!

The second round of collaboration items from famous women’s apparel brand Honey Salon and Sailor Moon have been announced. On July 1, pre-orders began for five special collaborative tote bags.

Jul. 6, 2014 07:009

New Jewelry to Release for New World Saga of TV Anime One Piece

New Jewelry to Release for New World Saga of TV Anime *One Piece*

Joining the lineup are Trafalgar Law and Shirahoshi.

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