Tons of new Sanrio products! Many Hello Kitty, Kirimi-chan, and even Gudetama products introduced!
The climax of the Kyoto arc is finally here!
From Sanrio! A TV anime themed after a rock band will begin its late-night broadcast in 2015!
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.
A huge outbreak of 50-millimeter-tall Terraformars will take over sweet shops!
Have Miku sing by using a guitar! The first ever in the world! Introducing the Vocaloid effector Miku Stomp!
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.
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.
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.
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.
This year’s Tokyo Game Show will be held from Sept. 18-21 (open to the general public on the 20 and 21).
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.
Salmon, shrimp, and tuna. These delicious-looking socks designed after sushi are trending!
An interview with Keishi Otomo, the director behind the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film series.
America, France, Italy, Brazil. We met anime and manga fans from around the world!
Cosplay from new anime dominated the scene! We focus on everything cute and sexy we found at this summer’s Comic Market!
Even Ash is surprised! It’s a huge outbreak of Pikachus! Yokohama is dyed yellow!
Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!
KanColle running popular! The otaku’s poem of summer scenery, one of the largest otaku events in the world - Comic Market 86 has started!
Jul. 4, 2014 01:001
The PreCure series, which has acquired overwhelming support since its inception, is turning 10 this year. Now, the release date has been announced for a movie based on HappinessCharge PreCure!, the newest work in the series.
Jul. 3, 2014 13:004
A stage play has been announced for the popular fighting game Persona 4 Arena. Performances will be held for five days from Dec. 19-23, 2014 at the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre in Ikebukuro, Tokyo.
Jul. 3, 2014 09:044
We’ve got comments from the TOM Special Creators behind the Kaiju girl illustrations!
Jul. 3, 2014 07:0015
The setting is a school. In the corner of a classroom, a young girl assembles a tabletop planetarium.
Jul. 3, 2014 01:2116
Perfectly replicated and especially scary! A life-size seated statue of Makoto Shishio from Rurouni Kenshin!
Jul. 2, 2014 23:413
The biggest Japanese culture event in Europe, Japan Expo 2014, is being held in Paris, France from July 2-6. The event’s stage is set to be packed with performances by DJs, dancers and MCs on the forefront of Japan’s Akihabara culture.
Jul. 2, 2014 07:008
With over 10.1 million copies of the manga’s 10 volumes in print, the popular work is becoming an anime! And the specialty shop Korosensei Shop opens in Odaiba, Tokyo!
Jul. 2, 2014 01:004
The last volume of Groundworks - Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo will release on Aug. 22. The large A4-size, 384-page, full color art book is comprised of several thousand illustrations.
Jul. 1, 2014 22:462
His unique music style is both surprising and unsettling, being a perfect match for video games by stimulating the gamer’s imagination. Known for the Silent Hill series, Akira YAMAOKA also composed the music of the film adaptation by Christophe GANS, Akira.
Jul. 1, 2014 13:004
Fafner in the Azure - Exodus, a new series based on the TV anime Fafner in the Azure which was broadcast from July to December 2004, will begin in January 2015.