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.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [2/2]

The music unit GARNiDELiA has released many anime tie-in songs since their major debut last year. This time, we talked with the artists about their tie-in song for the upcoming TV anime Gunslinger Stratos, which is set to start broadcasting from April, as well as what comes next for the musical duo. Looking at GARNiDELiA’s profile, the vocalist is MARiA, while the composer…

Can It Be?! Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Game Teaser Released!

Although the news was released on April Fools' day through Nintendo Direct, this Shin Megami Tensei ​X​ Fire Emblem​ ​video trailer is most certainly real!​

‘Alpacasso: The Origin’ Receives Rave Reviews! Sequel Rumors Also Fly

Alpacasso: The Origin, a movie based on the popular plushie series Alpacasso, was released on April 1!

Comiket Special 6 Photo Report: Makuhari Messe Edition

Enjoy our gallery of more than 78 photos from the event!

Comiket Special 6 Opens! Event Held at Makuhari for First Time in 25 Years

Comiket Special, a special version of the well-known Comiket (Comic Market), was held on March 28–29, 2015. The event was held at Makuhari Messe for the first time in 25 years, since 1990 (Comic Market 39), and was the event related to Comiket to have been held there since that time.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [1/2]

GARNiDELiA has given us the opening theme songs for Mekakucity Actors, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Gundam Reconguista in G. We asked the group about their upcoming performance at Sakura-Con 2015 in April.

Sakura Exhibition 2015 Soon to Tour the States

Sakura Exhibition 2015 in Tokyo is currently being held for five days March 24–28. The exhibition will also be touring the States in April.

Japanese Pro Soccer Team to Participate in Comiket Special!!

The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.

AnimeJapan 2015 Closes as a Grand Success!

The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Slice of Life/School Edition]

Get excited - trailers for spring 2015 slice of life and school life anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list ahead of time!

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Action/Battle Edition]

Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!

Tokyo One Piece Tower Opens on March 13!

Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!

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Mar. 28, 2015 21:00

Created by Pixel Art: ‘Game Screen Analysis’ Composition

Created by Pixel Art: ‘Game Screen Analysis’ Composition

Many people write different things about game history, but surprisingly few of them talk only about the pixel art or screens seen in games, so in this article I will focus on that.

Mar. 28, 2015 13:00

[Video] Everyone is So Powerful…!!

[Video] Everyone is So Powerful…!!

Newest Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ trailer is packed full of Z Fighters’ special moves

Mar. 28, 2015 05:00

[Video] Is This...The Epitome of Moe?!

[Video] Is This...The Epitome of Moe?!

Sanrio-developed TV anime Show By Rock!! gets web radio, Nico Nico Live stream, CD release

Mar. 27, 2015 21:37

Evangelion 20th Anniversary Year ‘Pierce the Moon with the Spear of Longinus Project’ Fundraising to End Soon!

Evangelion 20th Anniversary Year ‘Pierce the Moon with the Spear of Longinus Project’ Fundraising to End Soon!

There are only eight days left in the fundraising campaign for the Evangelion 20th anniversary year project called “Pierce the Moon with the Spear of Longinus Project” on the crowdfunding site Readyfor?.

Mar. 27, 2015 21:00

‘MadoMagi’ and ‘Monogatari’ Characters Become Cakes at AnimeJapan 2015 AniSugar Booth

‘MadoMagi’ and ‘Monogatari’ Characters Become Cakes at AnimeJapan 2015 AniSugar Booth

Sweets maker AniSugar held a booth at AnimeJapan 2015. AniSugar sells online cakes of characters from popular series including Madoka Magica and Monogatari.

Mar. 27, 2015 13:00

[Video] TV Anime ‘Aquarion Logos’ Broadcast Begins July 2015

[Video] TV Anime ‘Aquarion Logos’ Broadcast Begins July 2015

July premiere of Aquarion Logos announced; theme for new 10th anniversary work is “letters”!

Mar. 27, 2015 05:00

[Video] ‘Over Lord’ TV Anime Begins Summer 2015

[Video] ‘Over Lord’ TV Anime Begins Summer 2015

First PV released for summer 2015 anime Over Lord; official site also opens

Mar. 27, 2015 02:11

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [1/2]

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [1/2]

GARNiDELiA has given us the opening theme songs for Mekakucity Actors, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Gundam Reconguista in G. We asked the group about their upcoming performance at Sakura-Con 2015 in April.

Mar. 27, 2015 01:30

Sakura Exhibition 2015 Soon to Tour the States

Sakura Exhibition 2015 Soon to Tour the States

Sakura Exhibition 2015 in Tokyo is currently being held for five days March 24–28. The exhibition will also be touring the States in April.

Mar. 26, 2015 21:00

Anime Compilation Movie for ‘Haikyu!!’ Announced; First Film Titled ‘Owari to Hajimari’ Starting July 3, 2015

Anime Compilation Movie for ‘Haikyu!!’ Announced; First Film Titled ‘Owari to Hajimari’ Starting July 3, 2015

Adapted from Haruichi Furudate’s popular volleyball manga, the anime Haikyu!! is coming to the big screen. The movie will be a recap of the complete 25-episode first season edited especially for the anime feature plus brand new footage, and divided into two movies.

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