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. 23, 2015 05:00

Sailor Moon Neo-Queen Serenity Tiara Announced; Priced at Over 410,000 Yen

Sailor Moon Neo-Queen Serenity Tiara Announced; Priced at Over 410,000 Yen

Pre-orders have begun on Bandai’s official shipping site, Premium Bandai, for “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Serenity Crystal Wedding Tiara,” a tiara themed after the one worn by Sailor Moon’s future self, Neo-Queen Serenity, in the anime Sailor Moon.

Mar. 22, 2015 21:00

100 Illustrators Including Ume Aoki, Noizi Ito, and More to Gather for ‘Eshi 100 Exhibition 05’ in Akihabara!

100 Illustrators Including Ume Aoki, Noizi Ito, and More to Gather for ‘Eshi 100 Exhibition 05’ in Akihabara!

The “Eshi 100 Exhibition 05” to be held from April 29 to May 6, 2015 at Akiba_Square in Akihabara, Tokyo will exhibit original art produced by 100 popular illustrators made especially for the occasion.

Mar. 22, 2015 13:00

Super Stylish Fashion Collaboration Items on Sale at Special Exhibition ‘Evangelion: Shinjuku Isetan Ver.’!

Super Stylish Fashion Collaboration Items on Sale at Special Exhibition ‘Evangelion: Shinjuku Isetan Ver.’!

Collaboration items for fashion labels Balmung and Hatra on sale at “Evangelion: Shinjuku Isetan Version” exhibition

Mar. 22, 2015 05:00

‘Himouto! Umaru-chan’ Broadcast Begins July 2015; Popular Young Jump Series Gets TV Anime

‘Himouto! Umaru-chan’ Broadcast Begins July 2015; Popular Young Jump Series Gets TV Anime

The broadcast date has been confirmed for the TV anime based on the manga Himouto! Umaru-chan. The anime will begin this July.

Mar. 22, 2015 03:54

AnimeJapan 2015 Closes as a Grand Success!

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.

Mar. 22, 2015 03:00

Hatsune Miku VocaloP Special Feature: ryo, Creator of “Melt”

In this series, we introduce one Vocaloid producer of Hatsune Miku songs each day! Today we feature ryo, creator of “Melt”!

Mar. 21, 2015 21:00

Frieza’s Close-Up is Incredible! T-Shirts and Tote Bags Featuring that Famous Quote Are Here!

Frieza’s Close-Up is Incredible! T-Shirts and Tote Bags Featuring that Famous Quote Are Here!

With the upcoming release of the movie Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F on April 18, 2015, a merchandise lineup of Frieza from the massive hit series Dragon Ball has been revealed.

Mar. 21, 2015 13:00

‘Yup, at This Rate it Can Never End!’ ‘Wake Up Girls!’ Movie News Released!

‘Yup, at This Rate it Can Never End!’ ‘Wake Up Girls!’ Movie News Released!

Wake Up, Girls! Zoku Gekijoban to be split into two films; releasing in September and December

Mar. 21, 2015 05:00

GA Bunko School Sword Action Series ‘Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry’ Anime Adaptation Greenlit

GA Bunko School Sword Action Series ‘Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry’ Anime Adaptation Greenlit

An anime adaptation has been greenlit for GA Bunko’s (SB Creative) popular series Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry. The anime’s official site and official Twitter have also opened, revealing a teaser visual.

Mar. 21, 2015 03:00

Hatsune Miku VocaloP Special Feature: DECO*27, Creator of “Two Breaths Walking”

In this series, we introduce one Vocaloid producer of Hatsune Miku songs each day! In this 13th volume, we feature DECO*27 (pronounced “Deco Nina”), creator of “Two Breaths Walking”!

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