Exclusive Interview with the Founder of MyAnimeList, a Colossal Site with 120 Million Monthly PVs

Fans who love anime are no doubt very familiar with the name MyAnimeList (MAL). Even in Japan, we use database sites for those times when we can’t figure out which anime we should watch next.

Possibly the Quickest Interview in the World!? Keiji Inafune and Eiko Tanaka on the “RED ASH” Kickstarter Project

On July 4 at Anime Expo in Los Angeles, prominent Japanese game creator Keiji Inafune, known for his popular titles Mega Man and Onimusha, announced an exciting new Kickstarter project titled Red Ash.

Momoiro Clover Z Will Perform at ANIME EXPO 2015 in LA As the Main Act!!

Momoiro Clover Z Will Perform at ANIME EXPO 2015 in LA

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.

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May. 15, 2015 13:00

A New Kind of Food Porn! These Illustrations of Sushi Depicted as Bishoujo Are Just Too Cute

A New Kind of Food Porn! These Illustrations of Sushi Depicted as Bishoujo Are Just Too Cute

In a time when everything from swords to 3D printers is getting personified, personified sushi illustrations published on Twitter are gathering attention.

May. 15, 2015 09:51

[J-Fashion] We Have Exciting News for LIZ LISA Fans! Can You Guess What It Is?

[J-Fashion] We Have Exciting News for LIZ LISA Fans! Can You Guess What It Is?

Welcome back to our Japanese fashion blog! We’re thrilled to be able to give you an early look at our newest LIZ LISA item, a special Lucky Bag (fukubukuro) that just debuted in Japan this month.

May. 15, 2015 07:00

[Español] "Naruto: The Last Movie" Trailer Oficial

[Español] "Naruto: The Last Movie" Trailer Oficial

A pesar de que "Naruto: The Last Movie" es la décima película del universo de Naruto, esta película promete ser una de las más especiales.

May. 15, 2015 07:00

[Español] "Naruto: The Last Movie" llega a las salas de cine de Latinoamérica

[Español] "Naruto: The Last Movie" llega a las salas de cine de Latinoamérica

"Se podrá disfrutar de la más reciente entrega cinematográfica del universo de Naruto en México.

May. 15, 2015 05:00

Anna Sui Collaborates with Seven Manga; Unveils Items Fashionistas Will Crave

Anna Sui Collaborates with Seven Manga; Unveils Items Fashionistas Will Crave

Anna Sui, who has continued to be showered in attention in the fashion world for her abundance of creativity, has joined with the pop culture Japan sends to the world.

May. 15, 2015 02:04

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

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!

May. 15, 2015 01:00

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

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.

May. 14, 2015 21:00

KEI Specially Creates Lovely, Whimsical Miku Poster for Hatsune Miku Expo in New York!

KEI Specially Creates Lovely, Whimsical Miku Poster for Hatsune Miku Expo in New York!

Poster drawn by KEI exclusively as first-come bonus has been released! Experience the fever of Hatsune Miku Expo in New York

May. 14, 2015 13:00

A Massive Success Again This Year! HaraKawa Takes Over Harajuku

A Massive Success Again This Year! HaraKawa Takes Over Harajuku

The Harajuku culture festival “Harajuku Kawaii!! Week 2015” (HaraKawa) was held throughout Harajuku for two days, May 9 and 10.

May. 14, 2015 05:00

A New Collaboration is Born Between Eva and Schick; The Shave Impact Begins

A New Collaboration is Born Between Eva and Schick; The Shave Impact Begins

A new development has been announced in the ongoing collaboration between Evangelion and Schick Japan which began in 2012 and has caught massive attention.

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