Recently, the Manga Translation Battle has been gaining attention as a gateway to success for aspiring translators. In this interview series, we’ll talk with previous winners of the contest about their past and what lies ahead for them as manga translators.
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.
This year’s Tokyo Game Show will be held from Sept. 18-21 (open to the general public on the 20 and 21).
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.
Salmon, shrimp, and tuna. These delicious-looking socks designed after sushi are trending!
An interview with Keishi Otomo, the director behind the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film series.
America, France, Italy, Brazil. We met anime and manga fans from around the world!
Cosplay from new anime dominated the scene! We focus on everything cute and sexy we found at this summer’s Comic Market!
Even Ash is surprised! It’s a huge outbreak of Pikachus! Yokohama is dyed yellow!
Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!
KanColle running popular! The otaku’s poem of summer scenery, one of the largest otaku events in the world - Comic Market 86 has started!
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.
Introducing an original anime by the wonderful staff who worked on Evangelion, Steins;Gate, and Fire Emblem: Awakening!
Florea Flavia, a Romanian makeup artist who previously went viral for her Female Titan makeup cosplay, is at it again with Colossal Titan makeup!
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 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!
“Hatsune Miku is awesome!” - Noritaka Tatehana
Takeru Satoh, who plays Kenshin Himura in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, sat for an interview with Tokyo Otaku Mode!
We report on the most interesting company booths from the massive event Wonder Festival 2014 Summer!
Jul. 7, 2014 22:1515
A look back through pictures at the five day otaku event that took France by storm!
Jul. 7, 2014 13:0019
The Sailor Moon Sailor Scouts desktop figures “Sailor Scouts Swooping Down to a Desk” are finally releasing from Gashapon®.
Jul. 7, 2014 07:0013
Introducing the (self-professed) Princess of the Bug Kingdom, Agitha!
Jul. 7, 2014 01:001
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
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
Joining the lineup are Trafalgar Law and Shirahoshi.
Jul. 6, 2014 01:008
The TV anime Free! Eternal Summer began broadcasting late night on July 2 on ABC, Tokyo MX, TV Aichi, and other networks.
Jul. 5, 2014 13:004
In celebration of the currently ongoing 29th Sanrio Character Ranking, a cafe has opened in Omotesando, Harajuku.
Jul. 5, 2014 07:002
An English dubbed version has been made of the TV anime JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders, which continues to be a huge hit even in Japan. It has been announced that the world premiere of this version will be held in Los Angeles, U.S.
Jul. 5, 2014 01:0022
What summer anime are otaku worldwide looking forward to? Let’s first take a look at the rankings!