Tokyo Game Show 2014: Opening Report

Business Day starts! A huge lineup of all kinds of new games is in store!

AFA is Held in Indonesia!

Eir Aoi, Egoist, T.M.Revolution, DJ Kazu! Popular anime song singers appeared at Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2014!

Sanrio Expo 2014 is Held

Tons of new Sanrio products! Many Hello Kitty, Kirimi-chan, and even Gudetama products introduced!

"Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends" Opens

The climax of the Kyoto arc is finally here!

Production on TV Anime *Show By Rock!!* Announced

From Sanrio! A TV anime themed after a rock band will begin its late-night broadcast in 2015!

The Cute Pullip Series Takes on *Alice in Wonderland*! Welcome to the World of “Classical Alice”!

Pullip is an impressive line of fashion dolls that have big heads, slender arms and legs, and lovely eyes. Here on TOM, we’ve previously introduced Pullips born from collaborations with such works as Sailor Moon and Rozen Maiden.

"Terraformars" Swarm Figures to Release

A huge outbreak of 50-millimeter-tall Terraformars will take over sweet shops!

Miku Effector Releasing in October

Have Miku sing by using a guitar! The first ever in the world! Introducing the Vocaloid effector Miku Stomp!

First *One Piece* Game Coming to the PlayStation 4 - *One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3*

A new game in the One Piece: Pirate Warriors series, a collaboration between the popular series One Piece and Warriors that has sold over 2 million copies worldwide, is coming to the PS4.

Sixth Doll Hinaichigo Enters the Pullip x *Rozen Maiden* Collaborative Series! Elegant Photos with Other Rozen Maidens!!

Rozen Maiden is one of the popular collaborative series from Pullip fashion dolls. Though Kirakishou was just released in July, Hinaichigo, the sixth doll, is already joining the Pullip ranks.

Become a Manga Translator! An Interview with the Manga Translation Battle Winner (Part 1)

Recently, the Manga Translation Battle has been gaining attention as a gateway to success for aspiring translators. In this interview series, we’ll talk with previous winners of the contest about their past and what lies ahead for them as manga translators.

*Attack on Titan* and *KanColle* Figures Available for Pre-Order Aug. 28!

One angel, and one demon? Starting Aug. 28, two high-quality figures from the Wonderful Hobby Selection Series, “Colossal Titan Takayuki Takeya Ver.” and “Yamato Kai: Heavy Armament Ver.” are now available for pre-order.

“Change Games, Change Play” - Tokyo Game Show 2014 Draws Near!

This year’s Tokyo Game Show will be held from Sept. 18-21 (open to the general public on the 20 and 21).

Hatsune Miku Collaboration Yatsuhashi to Be Sold at Magical Mirai 2014 in Osaka!

Collaborative yatsuhashi between virtual singer Hatsune Miku and Shogoin Yatsuhashi Honten, a long-running yatsuhashi company established in 1689, will be sold at the event Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai 2014 in Osaka to be held on Aug. 30 at Intex Osaka.

Booming Worldwide? Socks that Look Just Like Sushi!

Salmon, shrimp, and tuna. These delicious-looking socks designed after sushi are trending!

Interview: Live-Action *Rurouni Kenshin* Director Keishi Otomo

An interview with Keishi Otomo, the director behind the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film series.

We Talk With Otaku from Around the World in the Otaku Paradise, Akihabara!

America, France, Italy, Brazil. We met anime and manga fans from around the world!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Content

Cosplay from new anime dominated the scene! We focus on everything cute and sexy we found at this summer’s Comic Market!

1,000 Pikachus Take Over Yokohama!

Even Ash is surprised! It’s a huge outbreak of Pikachus! Yokohama is dyed yellow!

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Jul. 11, 2014 07:00106

These Paper Sculptures Are Amazing! Love Live! Characters Reimagined Through Paper!

These Paper Sculptures Are Amazing! Love Live! Characters Reimagined Through Paper!

We asked Takahashi all about his paper sculptures of the members of μ’s!

Jul. 11, 2014 02:151

Knights of Sidonia Anime Goods Sold at Tokyo’s Tokyo Now Available on TOM!

*Knights of Sidonia* Anime Goods Sold at Tokyo’s Tokyo Now Available on TOM!

Introducing must-see items from Knights of Sidonia, the hit anime that will broadcast worldwide this summer!

Jul. 11, 2014 01:0040

Create an Original Sailor Scout Online - “Sailor Senshi Maker” Trending Overseas

Create an Original Sailor Scout Online - “Sailor Senshi Maker” Trending Overseas

“Sailor Senshi Maker,” with which you can create your very own original Sailor Scout, is gathering a lot of attention overseas.

Jul. 10, 2014 13:009

TV Anime Trinity Seven to Broadcast This Fall, Seven Girls Manipulate the Seven Deadly Sins

TV Anime *Trinity Seven* to Broadcast This Fall, Seven Girls Manipulate the Seven Deadly Sins

A TV anime is being made for the popular fantasy manga Trinity Seven - 7-nin no Masho Tsukai, which is currently serializing in Monthly Dragon Age (Kadokawa Fujimi Shobo).

Jul. 10, 2014 07:001

Even Ingrams Wear Seatbelts - Car Transportation Manner Poster Themed After Patlabor

Even Ingrams Wear Seatbelts - Car Transportation Manner Poster Themed After *Patlabor*

A tie-in campaign is underway between The Next Generation: Patlabor, to which seven chapters will release sequentially, and the National Police Agency.

Jul. 10, 2014 03:015

Japan’s Masterpiece Anime and Tokusatsu Shows Are Now Airing in Indonesia! Let’s Take a Look at WAKUWAKU JAPAN!

Japan’s Masterpiece Anime and Tokusatsu Shows Are Now Airing in Indonesia! Let’s Take a Look at WAKUWAKU JAPAN!

The cable TV network WAKUWAKU JAPAN launched in Indonesia in February of this year and in Myanmar in June. The network broadcasts a variety of entertainment shows created in Japan.

Jul. 10, 2014 01:000

Asagaya Anime Street

Asagaya Anime Street

This is your guide to a couple of Tokyo’s anime meccas!

Jul. 9, 2014 13:004

Momoiro Clover Z Dons Sailor Moon Outfits on Jacket of New Single, Moon Pride

Momoiro Clover Z Dons *Sailor Moon* Outfits on Jacket of New Single, *Moon Pride*

The jacket photo has been released for Momoiro Clover Z’s new single releasing on July 30, Moon Pride.

Jul. 9, 2014 07:003

Studio Pierrot to Produce Anime Adaptation of Akatsuki no Yona, a Far East Fantasy Serialized in Hana to Yume

Studio Pierrot to Produce Anime Adaptation of *Akatsuki no Yona*, a Far East Fantasy Serialized in *Hana to Yume*

A TV anime adaptation has been greenlit for the popular manga Akatsuki no Yona by Mizuho Kusanagi that is currently serializing in the shoujo manga magazine Hana to Yume (Hakusensha).

Jul. 9, 2014 04:000

HARAJUKU EVANGELION STORE

HARAJUKU EVANGELION STORE

This is your guide to a couple of Tokyo’s anime meccas!

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