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!

Which Ones Do You Like? Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Edition

KanColle, MadoMagi, Evangelion! Find your new favorite figures here!

The Latest Figures! Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cool Edition

Check out XX photos of cool figures and cosplay from Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] held on July 27!

Nyan Nyan Hanten from *Macross Frontier* Comes to Tokyo! “Cafe & Bar Characro Feat. Macross Frontier” Opens!

A concept cafe themed after the popular anime Macross Frontier has opened in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The pleasant restaurant overflows with everything Macross Frontier, from the decorations to the menu items!

WonFes is Held, Products from New Anime and KanColle Unveiled!

It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!

Interview: Actor Ryunosuke Kamiki

An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!

Everything from the 17th *Pokémon* Movie is Here! Exhibit at Which to Experience the World of the Movie Opens

In celebration of the release of the newest Pokémon movie, Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, and the simultaneously screening short film Pikachu, What Kind of Keys Are These?, an exhibit called “Pokémon the Movie XY Exhibit: Let’s Meet Pikachu at the Roppongi Hills Observatory!” is taking place now.

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Jun. 29, 2014 07:006

Special Interview: redjuice & kz (livetune) on First Collaboration in Five Years - The Future of Science & Creativity [1/2]

Special Interview: redjuice & kz (livetune) on First Collaboration in Five Years - The Future of Science & Creativity [1/2]

The BEATLESS project has unfurled through various media, including figures, novels and manga. The novel, written by sci-fi author Satoshi Hase, has been selected as a finalist in the 2014 Nihon SF Taishō Award.

Jun. 29, 2014 01:003

MimiMemeMIMI Holds Their First Concert! A Certain Voice Actress Shows Her Prowess as a Vocalist

MimiMemeMIMI Holds Their First Concert! A Certain Voice Actress Shows Her Prowess as a Vocalist

The trending music group MimiMemeMIMI held its first solo concert, “MimiMemeMIMI 1st Live Welcome to MimiMemeLAND,” on June 22, showing their faces for the first time.

Jun. 28, 2014 13:0019

Check Out These Trailers for Summer 2014 Anime! [2/2]

Check Out These Trailers for Summer 2014 Anime! [2/2]

We’ve compiled trailers for anime beginning this summer for you to check out! In this second part, we’ll introduce 12 anime with stories of adolescence.

Jun. 28, 2014 07:001

Creamy Mami Becomes a Licca-chan Doll Sculpted Down to the Tiniest Details

Creamy Mami Becomes a Licca-chan Doll Sculpted Down to the Tiniest Details

Pre-orders have begun for “Rikaraizu Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel,” the newest addition to the character doll brand Rikaraizu from Takara Tomy which faithfully recreates the idol Creamy Mami, main character of Studio Pierrot’s magical girl anime series Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel which began broadcasting in 1983.

Jun. 28, 2014 01:0011

Re: Hamatora OP/ED Revealed, Animation and Theme Song PV Also Releases

*Re: Hamatora* OP/ED Revealed, Animation and Theme Song PV Also Releases

The TV anime Re: Hamatora will begin broadcasting on TV Tokyo and other networks on July 7. Information on the anime’s theme songs and a new promotional video have now been released.

Jun. 27, 2014 13:008

Tow Ubukata Joins Staff of Psycho-Pass 2 as Series Composer, Gen Urobuchi Continues as Story Planner and Scenario Director

Tow Ubukata Joins Staff of *Psycho-Pass 2* as Series Composer, Gen Urobuchi Continues as Story Planner and Scenario Director

Psycho-Pass 2, the sequel to Psycho-Pass which was televised for half a year in 2012, will begin broadcasting in October of this year. It has been announced that popular creator Tow Ubukata has joined the staff as the series composer.

Jun. 27, 2014 08:204

Video & Report: E3 2014

Video & Report: E3 2014

The Electronics Entertainment Expo, or E3, is a yearly three-day trade show in Los Angeles made exclusively for members of the video game industry.

Jun. 27, 2014 07:0011

A Dream Collaboration Between Pullip and Sailor Moon Comes True! Introduction to Pullip Sailor Moon Through TOM-Exclusive Photos

A Dream Collaboration Between Pullip and Sailor Moon Comes True! Introduction to Pullip Sailor Moon Through TOM-Exclusive Photos

“In the name of the moon, I will punish you!” This is a phrase that anime fans around the world are likely familiar with. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Sailor Moon, which is loved not just in Japan but all over the world.

Jun. 27, 2014 01:002

Hatsune Miku for When it Rains: Family Mart Begins Selling Three Limited Plastic Umbrellas Designed by Popular Artists

Hatsune Miku for When it Rains: Family Mart Begins Selling Three Limited Plastic Umbrellas Designed by Popular Artists

The beginning of June is a rainy time in Japan. Many people may think that carrying around an umbrella on a rainy day is a burden. However, plastic umbrellas that would make anyone look forward to rainy days went on sale for a limited time at Family Mart on June 24.

Jun. 26, 2014 13:003

New Hyrule Warriors Gameplay Video Releases, Link Knocking Down Foes with a Rod is a Must-See!

New *Hyrule Warriors* Gameplay Video Releases, Link Knocking Down Foes with a Rod is a Must-See!

On June 23, Tecmo Koei Games released a new gameplay video from its Wii U game to release on Aug. 14, Hyrule Warriors.

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