Between Oct. 5-10, Tokyo Otaku Mode held an OtaQ survey on our Facebook page asking you which character you would most like to date.
Milky Bunny aka popular top model Tsubasa Masuwaka put on a solo concert! Her bunny-eared maid costume had fans feeling kawaii overload!
Themed after angels and demons! The second part of the expanding REVdoll series draws near.
TOM Special Creator Sinitar is an extremely talented, strategic, and intelligent cosplayer from Ukraine.
Tons of superb dioramas using figures from the Evangelion Revoltech series!
The event “Trans City feat. Hatsune Miku”––a collaboration with Miku and Japan’s leading onsen (spa) town, Beppu––kicked off on Nov. 15.
Nov. 1, 2014 is the 40th anniversary of Hello Kitty. To celebrate, an exciting event called “My Melody’s Christmas Market” featuring many popular characters including Hello Kitty and My Melody is going on now until Dec. 25 at the Sanrio Puroland theme park.
Information about anime to begin broadcast in January is being uploaded in rapid succession. Start putting your watch list together now by checking out these trailers.
The touring “Evangelion and Japanese Swords Exhibit” will begin at The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo! Will it tour the world starting next year?
From Sept. 21 to Nov. 17, the event “Danganronpa 1 & 2 Reload in Namja Town” was held in the Namja Town indoor theme park in Ikebukuro, Tokyo.
TOM Japanese writer's report on the booths at Anime Festival Asia 2013! What gathered the most attention?
Akihabara is probably a place that is synonymous with “otaku city” for most everyone. However, Ikebukuro is also quite the otaku city.
Transfer student Ryuko Matoi has arrived at Honnouji Academy’s 2nd year K class.
“Trans City feat. Hatsune Miku” has opened in Beppu Onsen, a place known for its outstanding and famous hot springs. The event will be held until Jan. 15, 2014.
It’s been two years and eight months since the earthquake and tsunami struck Tohoku, Japan on March 11, 2011. The affected areas still face various problems, but the victims and volunteers continue to work hard to help the areas recover.
Nerima is an area connected to the anime industry and the birthplace of such masterpiece anime as Dragon Ball and Dokidoki! PreCure!
For two days, Nov. 2 and 3, at Ikebukuro Sunshine City in Tokyo, the Animate Girls Festival (AGF) was held.
An exhibit for Devils and Realist opened at Gallery GoFa in Aoyama, Tokyo on Oct. 12.
Otaku idol “Shokotan” aka Shoko Nakagawa does her all-Japan solo tour “Shoko Nakagawa Live Tour 2013 Chaos Z Tour” covered in blood! Two hours of energetic singing and undying shouts!
We asked Paparinz, a former bike mechanic who has been genuinely drawing illustrations for only two years, about his thoughts on drawing.
Sep. 30, 2013 18:006
The movie Patema Inverted will be released to theaters in Japan on Nov. 9. Even though its release is more than a month away, various news related to the movie has been revealed.
Sep. 30, 2013 09:004
Kyōji Asano is a representative animator at Wit Studio who has worked on huge hits that include Hal and Attack on Titan. An exhibition introducing the world of Asano’s works will be held from Oct. 2-6 at the Koga Machikado Art Gallery in Koga City, Ibaraki Prefecture.
Sep. 30, 2013 06:0012
On Sept. 26, Kadokawa Games announced that the popular game Kantai Collection (Kan Colle) that is sweeping over the social game world is becoming an anime.
Sep. 30, 2013 01:001
Koyomi and Shinobu are suddenly surrounded by hundreds of vampires.
Sep. 29, 2013 18:008
Yuzu’s new song “Hyouri Ittai” was chosen as the theme song of Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission, the new movie releasing in Japan on Dec. 27.
Sep. 29, 2013 11:009
The TV anime BlazBlue: Alter Memory, based on the hugely popular fighting series BlazBlue, will begin its broadcast run on Oct. 8 on Tokyo MX and other networks. Even before the anime has begun, the release of the first Blu-ray and DVD has been announced.
Sep. 29, 2013 07:003
In anticipation of the Oct. 26 theatrical release of the latest Puella Magi Madoka Magica film, Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion, Madoka Magica themed stamps are now available on the smartphone communication app Line via its Stamp Shop.
Sep. 29, 2013 05:000
Anime- and character-themed amusement facilities and restaurants have been popular recently. In the midst of this, Namco is challenging itself by creating a new place to enjoy characters, anime, and games all at once.
Sep. 29, 2013 01:277
The broadcast for the full-CG TV anime Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova-, based on the popular manga by Ark Performance, will begin on Oct. 7 on MBS.
Sep. 28, 2013 21:007
A figure of Grandma from the popular browser game Cookie Clicker is on display now at Kaiyodo Hobby Lobby Tokyo on the seventh floor of Radio Kaikan Building No. 1 in Akihabara.