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!
We talked to with shoe designer Noritaka Tatehana about what it’s like making shoes for worldwide pop superstar Lady Gaga!
KanColle, MadoMagi, Evangelion! Find your new favorite figures here!
Check out XX photos of cool figures and cosplay from Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] held on July 27!
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!
It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!
An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!
Jun. 24, 2014 10:0012
Illustrator TOKIYA SAKBA creates near futuristic work using solid patterns, and sound composer ATOLS constructs mysterious worlds through fairytale-like motifs. These two have now started a Vocaloid project called “Mirage Dragoon” through a form of rivalry.
Jun. 24, 2014 07:002
The TV anime Knights of Sidonia, which has been broadcasting in Japan since April, is finally coming to Europe and North America.
Jun. 24, 2014 03:001
This is Part 7 of Episode 13 of Japacon TV, a show that introduces the popular subcultures of Japan, which is titled “Dream Collaborations Between Anime and Commercials?! The Frontlines of the Anime Advertisement Business.” This time, we will focus on introducing anime film director Makoto Shinkai’s short film Dareka no Manazashi that was released in 2013.
Jun. 24, 2014 01:0033
It has been announced that new designs of the previous series of popular stained glass design Sailor Moon smartphone jackets for the iPhone 5 and 5s will be released.
Jun. 23, 2014 23:2114
The first event of the 15th Anniversary Project will be held on Aug. 1!
Jun. 23, 2014 13:007
On June 20, The Pokémon Company revealed that Sableye will have a Mega Evolution in the games Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire to release on Nov. 21.
Jun. 23, 2014 01:004
Summer-themed items for Kuroko’s Basketball, a popular manga serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) turned popular anime, will be released one after the next.
Jun. 22, 2014 13:003
The Guardians from the TV anime Knights of Sidonia, which began airing in April, are becoming popular. The secret to their popularity is likely Tsutomu Nihei’s free use of edgy drawings and story as well as their transition to animation.
Jun. 22, 2014 07:004
Osamu Tezuka, who left big footprints on Japanese manga post WWII, has brought to the world many masterpiece manga. Among them are even many stories intended for young girls. From age 5 to 24, he was a resident of Takarazuka, the city home to the Takarazuka Revue, the influence of which can be seen in his work.