“Anna Tsuchiya × The Evil Within” Halloween Event Heats Up Shinjuku!

On Oct. 26, a Halloween parade and mini concert were held by Japanese talent and musician Anna Tsuchiya at the Futabadori East Shinjuku Shopping District.

A Flood of *Naruto* Fan Art from All Over the World!

The manga Naruto is closing in on its finale. Announcing a surprise project by Shueisha, the publisher of the magazine Naruto is serialized in, Weekly Shonen Jump!

Cosplay Parade Brings Excitement to Ikebukuro!

Just in time for Halloween, the cosplay event Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festa 2014 was held for two days, Oct. 25 and 26.

Exterminate the Titans! 3D Maneuver Gear Coming in January

Total weight of 10 kilograms! Tokyo Otaku Mode is eagerly preparing for its release!

Miku Expo 2014 Report: Miku’s Popularity is Strong in the US Too

A new page in the history of Hatsune Miku has been created.

Jim Lee of *Batman* Series Fame to Attend International Manga Fest 2014 in Japan

Jim Lee, a masterful American comic artist who has worked on the Batman series, which turns 75 this year, is coming to Japan! A discussion, live painting, signing, and other events are planned.

Details Revealed & Jacket Released for Egoist’s Fifth Single “Fallen”

A song that ties in with the currently airing TV anime Psycho-Pass 2! The jacket was created by redjuice!

Manga Artist Akira Himekawa Teaches How to Draw Manga with Masterpiece *The Legend of Zelda*!

The Legend of Zelda series is popular worldwide in a number of forms including games, manga, and figures. Now, the creators behind the manga adaptation of the series are showing us how to draw Japanese manga! This is the first time that Himekawa will be sharing their work process! Fans won’t want to miss this.

SAO Exhibit to Be Held

An exhibit of the TV anime Sword Art Online is on now at the Tokyo Anime Center from Oct. 15-26.

New Ending Theme of TV Anime *Pokémon: XY* Revealed!? Glued to Shokotan’s Live Tour “Greed Revolution”

Shokotan aka Shoko Nakagawa, who “greedily” takes part in all kinds of activities such as singing, show MCing, voice acting, acting, and producing the fashion brand mmts, has embarked on her tour “Shoko Nakagawa Live Tour 2014 ‘Donyoku Kakumei (Greed Revolution)’” on Oct. 12.

Danboard Photo Exhibition on Now at Daimaru Shinsaibashi

The Danboard Photo Exhibition organized by Movic is on now from Oct. 8-20 at Daimaru Shinsaibashi.

Have You Seen the Video? Hatsune Miku Appears on Popular CBS Program

Hatsune Miku made a guest appearance on the popular program Late Show with David Letterman of the American CBS broadcasting network and performed the song “Sharing the World.”

Fundraising Begins on Kickstarter for Practical English Materials Collection for Studying Anime!

A collection of valuable information is in the works that explains the behind-the-scenes details on production of the anime Santa Company, which was successfully funded on Kickstarter.

Creator Interview: Cure Employee takanashi

“To those who don’t know better, they won’t think they're anime accessories. But those who know, will get it. Those are the kind of things I want to make.” - Cure Employee takanashi

Dilapidated Building Becomes Temporary Museum: #BCTION Creates a World Interweaving Street Art and Cosplay

There's an old office building in Kojimachi, Tokyo that's scheduled to be demolished. But before that, an art project transformed the entire building into a museum. The name of the project is BCTION. It's taken from the idea that one action (A) influences the the next action (B) in a chain of creative expansion. This is represented in the equation ACTION x ACTION = BCTION.

Re-opening of Evangelion Store in Ikebukuro

The Evangelion Store re-opened in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro P’Parco on Oct. 3. The store offers the same selection of attractive products to entice Evangelion fans as the Harajuku location, which unfortunately closed its doors in June 2014. Approximately 200 people lined up outside on opening day, and the store bustled with people looking to buy goods right as the store opened.

Director Interview: "Rage of Bahamut" Anime Adaptation! (1/3)

Rage of Bahamut, the smartphone app that has garnered popularity around the world, will be made into an anime. It’s title will be Rage of Bahamut Genesis.

Manga Artist Combo Ume Holds Talk Show at TGS 2014

On the final day of Tokyo Game Show 2014, a talk show and signing event was held at the Tokyo Otaku Mode booth!

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Aug. 20, 2014 07:004

Dog Days Season 3 to Begin Broadcasting in January 2015, Nana Mizuki to Sing OP and Yui Horie to Sing ED

*Dog Days* Season 3 to Begin Broadcasting in January 2015, Nana Mizuki to Sing OP and Yui Horie to Sing ED

The popular series Dog Days by author and series composer Masaki Tsuzuki is returning for a new season.

Aug. 20, 2014 01:0013

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cool & Interesting Content

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cool & Interesting Content

Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!

Aug. 19, 2014 13:0019

Tablet Maker Wacom, the Forefront of Digital Drawing

Tablet Maker Wacom, the Forefront of Digital Drawing

Wacom is currently releasing videos of famous creators in Japan drawing digitally for a digital drawing campaign.

Aug. 19, 2014 07:004

Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid TV Anime Greenlit, Official Site Opens

*Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid* TV Anime Greenlit, Official Site Opens

A new TV anime series is in the works for Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, which has received tremendous support from anime fans. Production on Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid was announced on Aug. 15.

Aug. 19, 2014 01:002

Popular My Melody Cafe in Shibuya Parco Takes on Kuromi!

Popular My Melody Cafe in Shibuya Parco Takes on Kuromi!

A cafe themed after the Sanrio character My Melody called My Melody Cafe is open now at The Guest Cafe & Diner in Shibuya Parco 1.

Aug. 18, 2014 13:000

Ganba no Bouken HD Remaster Releases on Blu-ray Box Set, Includes All Episodes and Two Movies

*Ganba no Bouken* HD Remaster Releases on Blu-ray Box Set, Includes All Episodes and Two Movies

Ganba no Bouken, a TV anime series that was broadcasted in a total of 26 episodes in 1975, has now been revived in the form of new video.

Aug. 18, 2014 08:161

Knights of Sidonia Tsugumori Takeoff Scene Brought to Life in 360° VR Via New Oculus Rift DK2

*Knights of Sidonia* Tsugumori Takeoff Scene Brought to Life in 360° VR Via New Oculus Rift DK2

The Tsugumori takeoff scene as seen in the sci-fi anime Knights of Sidonia can now be experienced using the latest virtual reality Oculus Rift headset.

Aug. 18, 2014 01:008

Latest PV for The Irregular at Magic Highschool: Out of Order Features Main Character Battles Scenes and 3-Part Gameplay System Explanation

Latest PV for *The Irregular at Magic Highschool: Out of Order* Features Main Character Battles Scenes and 3-Part Gameplay System Explanation

On Aug. 11, the newest PV for the PS Vita game The Irregular at Magic High School: Out of Order, planned to release Oct. 30, was made public by Bandai Namco Games.

Aug. 17, 2014 13:007

Popular Sneaker Bunko Work The Testament of Sister New Devil Getting TV Anime in 2015

Popular Sneaker Bunko Work *The Testament of Sister New Devil* Getting TV Anime in 2015

The popular Sneaker Bunko light novel The Testament of Sister New Devil is becoming a TV anime to broadcast in 2015.

Aug. 17, 2014 07:005

Okami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji to Begin Broadcasting in October on Tokyo MX and Other Networks

*Okami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji* to Begin Broadcasting in October on Tokyo MX and Other Networks

Ayuko Hatta’s popular manga Okami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji that is currently serializing in the shoujo manga magazine Bessatsu Margaret is becoming a TV anime.

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