Chef Kirby and his Waddle Dee assistants have arrived in Tokyo to set up their shop!
15 glorious years of beautiful and cute figures!
Hologram Communication Robot collaborates with Hatsune Miku!
We’ve gathered the best of cosplay during this year’s summer Comic Market 90!
The best of the best from around the world battle it out in Nagoya, Japan for the annual cosplay championship!
If you were able to actually enter the world of Dragon Quest what kind of adventure would you go on? This kind of whimsical atmosphere bringing to l...
Special Interview: Japanese Digital Animation - Where We Are and Where We’re Going (Part 2/2)In this exclusive long interview with the staff of an...
More than 30 years have passed since Studio Ghibli was founded on June 15, 1985. To commemorate their success, Studio Ghibli has opened an exhibition packed with artwork and displays capturing their history.
We visit an animation cel art exhibition and find ourselves surrounded by childhood =)
Ready to be moved to tears and have your mind completely blown?The phenomenal Japanese visual novel *Sharin no Kuni, Himawari no Shojo (Wheel Coun...
Miku's Biggest North American tour yet!
Celebrating My Hero Academia’s anime adaptation, it’s now collaborating with animate Café’s Store No. 3 in Ikebukuro, Japan!
One year, 195 movies.This is the number of new anime movies released in Japan in 2015. If you include already existing anime broadcast on TV, this n...
Have a sneak preview at the International Tokyo Toy Show 2016!
With the return of the popular manga series Hunter x Hunter to Weekly Shounen Jump, a dream collaboration between author Togashi Yoshihiro and fel...
In celebration of Cardcaptor Sakura’s 20th anniversary, a new manga sequel will be released by CLAMP in July’s issue of Nakayoshi magazine. The magazi...
Frontwing and Akabei Soft2 have announced that a localization project for the game Wheel Country, Sunflower Girl -Sharin no Kuni- will begin on Kick...
A demo event was held on April 3 recreating the world of the visual novel Muv-Luv.
The Indiegogo campaign for the Samurai Armor Hoodies Project that Tokyo Otaku Mode is supporting has finally started!
Creating something new together with fans and taking on an overseas crowdfunding project for Samurai Armor Hoodies, a joint project of STUDIO696 and TOM.
Mar. 4, 2016 09:37
It’s March now, and in Japan that means it’s nearly the end of school year. For students in their final year of high school, it’s time for them to move on to college, work, or whatever else they want to do with their lives, and say goodbye to their teachers and friends.
Mar. 4, 2016 09:28
Learn how to make these super adorable TOMPacasso cookies!
Mar. 3, 2016 09:37
Japan is home to some of the most famous toys in the world, like Furby or the Tamagotchi. So what should you do if you’re in Japan and you—or, um, your kids—feel a sudden urge for toy shopping? Read on to find out some of the best places to buy toys in Japan!
Mar. 3, 2016 09:19
Japanese illustrators have taken to Twitter to show appreciation for cosplay that have caught their eyes - and the results are stunning: the creation travels from 2D (the original anime, manga or game) to 3D (cosplay) and back to 2D (fan art) again!
Mar. 3, 2016 09:05
Ever since my neighborhood’s conveyor belt sushi restaurant closed down, I’ve been hoping that some entrepreneur will build a new one nearby. So far, that hope has gone unanswered, and I’m wondering if Japanese Lego enthusiast Doctor Pei has a similar lack of revolving seafood dining options in his vicinity.
Mar. 2, 2016 08:13
March 2 is the birthday of Sanji from the wildly popular One Piece series. Sanji is best known for being an excellent cook for his fellow pirates, as well as a ladies' man (or so he thinks). If Sanji were to make your waifu(*husbando*?) bentos, he'd probably have put his face on it...
Mar. 2, 2016 07:52
AMVs allow for a lot of creative freedom. An artist may expand on an anime and make it look twice as awesome, or captivate specific themes and emotions. In this case however, we found a few AMVs that take some memorable shows and turn them into something completely different and unexpected, making us question what part of the internet we just stepped into.
Mar. 2, 2016 01:03
Well-known for their expertise in scent marketing, ZaaZ inc. has come out a new product - a spray that can instantaneously transform your bath or show...