WonHobby Booth Report! 24-Hour Double Giveaway Commemorating Nendoroid 10th Anniversary & WonHobby Begins!
Have you already taken a look at the special site for “Wonderful Hobby Life for You!! 23,” the joint booth by Max Factory and Good Smile Company that will be at Winter Wonder Festival 2016?
The Animate Cafe Ikebukuro No. 3 was newly opened on Jan. 27 and as its first collaboration, the cafe is decked out with all kinds of content themed after the popular anime Osomatsu-san.
CHIKA*CHIKA IDOL is an original CG animation project which will be carrying out a crowdfunding campaign via Kickstarter and Makuake from February 2016. The animation’s director, Hiroshi Nishikiori, and Yasutake Honjo, who’s in charge of the original story, reveal some of their thoughts about the project to us.
As opportunities for e-sports rise with even the Olympics in sight, what kind of role do these two have in the gaming market?
Momochi and Choco are a married couple affiliated with Evil Geniuses, a pro gaming team based in the U.S. After establishing Shinobsim Co., Ltd. and Momochi’s battle for the Capcom Cup, the two announced their marriage. We asked them why they would start a company that is specialized for the pro gaming industry in Japan, where the industry only has a brief history.
Funding began on Makuake on Jan. 14 for a remake project for the popular manga Magical Taruruuto!
Bringing you the feverish excitement from the cosplay area on the final day of Comiket 89!
Check out the rooftop area and cosplayers from the fully-packed Day 2 of Comiket 89!
We got action shots of cosplayers on the first day of Comic Market 89!
We’re introducing the top 10 most-read news on Tokyo Otaku Mode this year!
Comic Market 89, the world’s largest event for displaying and selling new doujinshi, opened its doors on Dec. 29. The first day’s attendance was recorded at 150,000.
“Dagashi Kashi,” “HaruChika,” “Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju”? We wanna see them all!!
English language site also launched.
The end of the year is upon us, and before long it’ll be 2016! Which means…? Yup! The winter anime season will be starting in Japan!
Jump Festa 2016 was held at Chiba’s Makuhari Messe. An exhibition of popular manga works took place in the venue delighting the many fans who gathered at the event.
Though the current overall market for gaming sees higher trends in mobile growth, game services such as Steam that give you the full gaming experience on the PC are still going strong. Well there’s good news for the more serious gaming fans that apply to the latter, especially fans of vertical shooters!
We attended the “Osamu Tezuka Culture Festival - Kichimuji ‘15” being held in honor of legendary manga artist and animator Osamu Tezuka!
Tokyo-based brand YOSUKE makes sky-high boots and sneakers that go perfectly with Harajuku style. Here's a sneak peek at their next collection!
Ultra Street Fighter IV World Cup 2015 Finals
Dec. 5, 2015 06:00
On Nov. 26, during their regular concert, it was revealed that Tenkou Shoujo Kagekidan have become the image characters for the 3D shooting game The Soul of Sevens that will be released this winter, and their song “Mr. Dream” will be the theme song for the game.
Dec. 4, 2015 22:00
Thanko, Japan’s premiere producer of bizarre products, is back with the “Chin Rest Arm.”
Dec. 4, 2015 07:59
Ho! Ho! Ho! I'm the Tokyo Otaku Mode Santa! The holiday season is getting close! It’s time to start thinking about presents!
Dec. 4, 2015 06:00
Sound! Euphonium is a series from Kyoto Animation that became a massive topic of interest when a movie adaptation was greenlit.
Dec. 4, 2015 02:03
Fathom Events, Eleven Arts and Viz Media to bring exciting new installment of the Naruto series to the big screen for a special event on Dec. 13 and 14.
Dec. 4, 2015 02:02
Kinokuniya Bookstores (NY, San Francisco, Seattle) will host a special holiday in-store event featuring IA (dates shown below). The live footage from IA’s US debut concert held at Club Nokia - LA Live during Anime Expo on July 4, 2015 will be premiered at the event...
Dec. 3, 2015 14:00
“Aruki Sumaho” is the Japanese colloquial term which describes browsing your smartphone while walking.