We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.
A talk with Mikeou, the creator behind this moe ita-curtain.
We spoke with Shirow Miwa, the manga artist and illustrator behind the cover of More Heroes and Heroines.
An exhibition of award-winning works for the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival was open from Feb. 4–15.
We spoke with illustrator Yuu, who designed “ita-curtains” featuring a Japanese-style Alice in Wonderland.
From famous characters of old, to characters from new series! The forefront of the figure world is right here!
We’re introducing through pictures the cool and comical creations spotted at the garage kit festival Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter]! Even Tokyo Ghoul’s Kaneki has finally become a figure?!
Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter] (WonFes), the world’s largest garage kit festival, was held at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex on Feb. 8.
Kuuchuu Yousai is an illustrator who draws incredibly adorable girls. Capturing every detail from the deepest parts of the eyes to the highlights on the hair, he depicts girls in a natural way. Currently, he does professional rough drawings and illustration work for games, while also leading a doujinshi circle called Pagupagu Magu, and has even released an ita-curtain on Tokyo Otaku Mode...
Featuring the life-sized cockpit of the Variable Fighter VF-1S Valkyrie and even some Macross-themed original food!
Jan. 23 marked the grand opening of Universal Cool Japan, an event at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka that features attractions for Evangelion, Attack on Titan, and more.
Limited Time Promotion Marks The Milestone With 4 FREE Digital Issues Featuring The Best Manga Including DEATH NOTE Creator Takeshi Obata’s Brand New Series And More!
ALA 2015 took place at the LAX Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles from January 9-11.
Game Creative Exchange, a seminar for illustrators and art directors, was held at the National Art Center Tokyo.
The large-scale otaku event AnimeJapan will be held from March 20, while Comic Market Special, which is only held once every five years, will begin on March 28. They have a common keyword: Globalization.
Introducing pictures of the female cosplayers who dazzled Comiket!
Introducing the cool, eye-catching male cosplayers of Comic Market 87!
Comic Market 87, the world’s largest event for selling and displaying doujinshi, started its first of three days on December 28.
Over the span of two days, Dec. 20 and 21, a grand gathering of events and content from popular works such as Naruto and One Piece unfolded! Not to mention, there was also a spontaneous disclosure of certain details about the next Naruto movie from the creator of Naruto himself!
Dec. 31, 2014 22:003
The ending to the first season of the TV anime Shirobako came with the airing of the 12th episode this month. The broadcast began in October and the series became a hit due to its irreverent content that focuses on the animation industry.
Dec. 31, 2014 16:0020
A TV anime adaptation of Hibike! Euphonium which depicts the adolescence of female high school students in the music club was announced on Dec. 28. The series will start in April 2015.
Dec. 30, 2014 22:0847
We received a lot of votes for Tokyo Otaku Mode’s “Which winter 2015 anime are you excited about the most?” survey! Thank you for contributing! And now, here are the results!
Dec. 30, 2014 13:002
At the start of the new year the Pokémon series of anime and games popular with kids around the world will be introduced in McDonald’s Happy Meal sets. The Happy Meal sets come with a Pokémon toy and will release for a limited time on Jan. 2, 2015.
Dec. 30, 2014 10:002
It has been confirmed that amusement center prizes of Pokémon that appear in the currently airing TV anime Pokémon XY will hit amusement centers around Japan in early January 2015.
Dec. 30, 2014 07:000
Performance dates and times for the stage production of Yowamushi Pedal Inter-High Chapter: The Winner, the sixth in a series of plays based on the hit manga Yowamushi Pedal, have been decided. The show will run from March 6 to 29, 2015 in Tokyo, Osaka, and Fukuoka.
Dec. 30, 2014 01:000
Sachiko Kobayashi, an enka singer adored as “Final Boss” on Nico Nico Douga, is collaborating with the popular manga Terra Formars, as testified by the super powerful visual recently released.