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!

Waiting for Us at the Amuse Exhibition Were Year of the Sheep Alpacasso

Amuse Inc., creator of the popular Alpacasso series, held a private viewing for their new products!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Action & Sci-Fi

A look at the trailers for the nine anime beginning this fall with promising battle scenes!

Tokyo Game Show 2014 Comes to a Close

Take a look back at Tokyo Game Show 2014, which recorded the event’s second highest attendance in its history!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Academic and Comedic Series

Here’s our selection of 10 different trailers for cheerful, comedic school anime that will begin broadcast this October!

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Cosplayers & Booth Girls Collection

Games and beautiful girls go hand-in-hand? Introducing pictures of the beautiful cosplayers & booth girls we found at Tokyo Game Show 2014!

New Details About *Psycho-Pass 2* Anime Revealed Including Staff, Cast and Songs!

A new music video and other details have been released regarding the anime Psycho-Pass 2, which begins airing on Fuji TV's Noitamina on Oct. 9!

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.

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Jul. 20, 2014 13:001

Nintendo 3DS Game Youkai Watch 2: Ganso and Honke Breaks Through 1.3 Million Copies Sold!

Nintendo 3DS Game *Youkai Watch 2: Ganso and Honke* Breaks Through 1.3 Million Copies Sold!

It’s here! The youkai boom! Youkai Watch 2: Ganso and Honke breaks through 1.3 million copies sold and isn’t slowing down!

Jul. 20, 2014 07:002

Gundam Build Fighters Try Broadcast Begins in October, Series New Characters and a New Story

*Gundam Build Fighters Try* Broadcast Begins in October, Series New Characters and a New Story

The broadcast for the TV anime Gundam Build Fighters Try will begin on TV Tokyo this October.

Jul. 20, 2014 01:005

Interview: Producer/Screenwriter of "Giovanni's Island" Yoshiki Sakurai

Interview: Producer/Screenwriter of "Giovanni's Island" Yoshiki Sakurai

Giovanni's Island debuts at Anime Expo 2014, and producer/screenwriter Yoshiki Sakurai talks about the film.

Jul. 19, 2014 13:0015

Pikachu Cafe Opens for a Limited Time in Roppongi Hills! Cute Menu Items Abound

Pikachu Cafe Opens for a Limited Time in Roppongi Hills! Cute Menu Items Abound

It has been announced that the Pikachu Cafe has opened in sync with the exhibit “Pokémon the Movie XY Exhibit: Let’s Meet at Roppongi Hills Observation Deck Tokyo City View!” which is being held from July 19 to Aug. 31 on the Roppongi Hills observation deck, Tokyo City View.

Jul. 19, 2014 07:005

New Love Live! Products to Release in Advance at This Summer’s Comic Market

New *Love Live!* Products to Release in Advance at This Summer’s Comic Market

From brand Nijigen Cospa comes new Love Live! products!

Jul. 19, 2014 01:009

Hamatora Stage Play Character Visuals Released that Aim to Recreate the Anime Perfectly

*Hamatora* Stage Play Character Visuals Released that Aim to Recreate the Anime Perfectly

Season 2 of the TV anime Hamatora, Re: Hamatora, began airing earlier this month. A stage play titled “Hamatora the Stage - Crossing Time” will also be performed from Aug. 16-24.

Jul. 18, 2014 15:1411

Anime Expo 2014 Report: The Magic Returns for the 23rd Consecutive Year

Anime Expo 2014 Report: The Magic Returns for the 23rd Consecutive Year

Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year.

Jul. 18, 2014 13:0012

Disney’s New Movie, Big Hero 6, to Serialize as a Manga in Japan in Weekly Shonen Magazine Prior to its Release

Disney’s New Movie, *Big Hero 6*, to Serialize as a Manga in Japan in *Weekly Shonen Magazine* Prior to its Release

Disney’s newest animated film, Big Hero 6, which is releasing countrywide in Japan on Dec. 20, is now getting a Japan-exclusive development: it will be adapted into a manga and serialized in Japan.

Jul. 18, 2014 07:265

Yakuza Silver Accessories Release on July 18!

Yakuza Silver Accessories Release on July 18!

Strange Freak Designs has created collaborative silver accessories based on Sega’s popular game series Yakuza!

Jul. 18, 2014 07:005

Anime Trains Unveiled as Special Project for Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2014

Anime Trains Unveiled as Special Project for Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2014

As a special project for the Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2014 (Kyomaf 2014) to be held on Sept. 20 and 21, train cars wrapped in anime characters called Kyomaf Series have been unveiled!

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