Weekly Shonen Jump Third Anniversary - Read Jump for Free! Campaign to Be Held in Seven Countries for Four Weeks! (1/19 - 2/15)

Limited Time Promotion Marks The Milestone With 4 FREE Digital Issues Featuring The Best Manga Including DEATH NOTE Creator Takeshi Obata’s Brand New Series And More!

Anime Los Angeles 2015 Photo Report: Americans Cosplay, Rain or Shine!

ALA 2015 took place at the LAX Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles from January 9-11.

Final Fantasy Artist Yoshitaka Amano and Kaiyodo President Shuichi Miyawaki Lead Seminar for Creators

Game Creative Exchange, a seminar for illustrators and art directors, was held at the National Art Center Tokyo.

Large-Scale Otaku Events to Be Held Within Two Weeks in Japan

The large-scale otaku event AnimeJapan will be held from March 20, while Comic Market Special, which is only held once every five years, will begin on March 28. They have a common keyword: Globalization.

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Ladies Edition

Introducing pictures of the female cosplayers who dazzled Comiket!

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Mens Edition

Introducing the cool, eye-catching male cosplayers of Comic Market 87!

The Winter Tradition, Comic Market 87, Starts its First Day!

Comic Market 87, the world’s largest event for selling and displaying doujinshi, started its first of three days on December 28.

Jump Festa 2015 is a Blast! Over 158 Thousand Visitors Attend!

Over the span of two days, Dec. 20 and 21, a grand gathering of events and content from popular works such as Naruto and One Piece unfolded! Not to mention, there was also a spontaneous disclosure of certain details about the next Naruto movie from the creator of Naruto himself!

New “Evangelion” Video Suddenly Releases Online

On Dec. 19, an Evangelion-themed piece by Studio Khara titled Until You Come to Me was released under Japan Anima(tor) Expo, a series of anime shorts produced by Hideaki Anno.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Action & Sci-Fi Edition

We bring you a look at the new anime that will premiere beginning in January and their trailers. Our second installment rounds up 10 series in the battle action and sci-fi genres.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Slice of Life & Comedy Edition

2014 has been a year of many hot anime, but it’s almost over. To all you anime fans wondering what kind of anime are in store for next year, here’s an introduction to the new anime beginning in January along with their trailers. In this first part, we’ll look at 10 slice of life, comedy, and school life series!

“I’m the Happiest Person in the World!” Says a Moved Minori Chihara at 10th Anniversary Birthday Concert at Nippon Budokan

Minori Chihara is well known as a voice actress appearing in many popular anime, including roles as Nagato Yuki in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Naze Mizuki from Beyond the Boundary, and more. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of her debut, Minorin, as she is affectionately called by her fans, performed “Minori Chihara 10th Anniversary Live - Sanctuary - Supported by Joysound” on Nov. 18 at the Nippon Budokan, the “holy land” for Japanese music artists.

Attack on Titan Exhibition Now Open! Features Life-Sized Colossal Titan

On November 28, the Attack on Titan Exhibit opened in Ueno, Tokyo.

American Comic Book Master Jim Lee Graces Akihabara with His Presence

Jim Lee gives a talk and live drawing demonstration in Akihabara!

"Knights of Sidonia" Movie Release Confirmed

It has been confirmed that a compilation of the popular TV anime adaptation of Knights of Sidonia will release in theaters. The release date is March 6, 2015.

"Attack on Titan" Second Season TV Anime Confirmed

It has been confirmed that the second season of the TV anime Attack on Titan is in the works for 2016.

A High School Girl Climbs a Hill! High Quality Short Anime Releases!

The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.

“Titan Montage” Released on *Attack on Titan* Exhibit Special Site!

In anticipation of the opening of the Attack on Titan Exhibit at the Ueno Royal Museum on Friday, Nov. 28, the popular manga has released a “Titan Montage” on the Attack on Titan Exhibit special site that allows visitors to choose faces and generate a Titan-style portrait.

Cute & Elegant! From Collaboration Series Between Fashion Doll Brand Pullip × *Sailor Moon* Comes Princess Serenity!

The collaboration series between fashion doll brand Pullip and Sailor Moon continues to expand, and many TOM fans have likely been looking forward to the introduction of the next Sailor Soldier.

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!

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Nov. 11, 2014 07:002

Koro-sensei Moves! Newest PV for Anime *Assassination Classroom Complete, Screenings of Episode 0 Limited to Events

Koro-sensei Moves! Newest PV for Anime *Assassination Classroom Complete, Screenings of Episode 0 Limited to Events

It seems the huge hit work Assassination Classroom serializing in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) will cause a whirlwind in 2015. The start of the broadcast of the TV anime series is set for Jan. 9, and a live-action movie will release countrywide in Japan on March 21. These two projects will be picking up attention from here on.

Nov. 10, 2014 23:2851

Naruto Concludes After 700 Chapters, New Short-Term Naruto Serialization Announced for Spring 2015

*Naruto* Concludes After 700 Chapters, New Short-Term *Naruto* Serialization Announced for Spring 2015

The serialization of Masashi Kishimoto’s popular manga Naruto, which has been serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) since September 1999, has come to an end after 15 years.

Nov. 10, 2014 13:0051

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!

Nov. 10, 2014 07:0021

Kantai Collection - KanColle Broadcast Begins in January 2015, Story to Begin at “Fubuki’s Arrival”

*Kantai Collection - KanColle* Broadcast Begins in January 2015, Story to Begin at “Fubuki’s Arrival”

Kantai Collection - KanColle, which started as a browser game and has become a phenomenon, has garnered popularity through expanding into various media including manga and character goods. In January 2015, the broadcast to the long-awaited anime will finally begin.

Nov. 9, 2014 23:000

Popular Classic Manga Coming to Theaters - Movie Maestro! to Release on Jan. 31, 2015

Popular Classic Manga Coming to Theaters - Movie *Maestro!* to Release on Jan. 31, 2015

The movie Maestro! will release Japan-wide on Jan. 31, 2015. Maestro! is based on the classic manga of the same name created by Akira Saso.

Nov. 9, 2014 14:2158

One Piece Celebrates the Finale of Naruto? A Hidden Message in One Piece Published in Latest Jump Issue

*One Piece* Celebrates the Finale of *Naruto*? A Hidden Message in *One Piece* Published in Latest Jump Issue

The author of One Piece lays out on the front cover the phrase “Naruto, thanks for everything.”

Nov. 9, 2014 13:001

Attack on Titan the Movie: Part 1 - Crimson Bow and Arrow Stage Greetings and Event Confirmed

*Attack on Titan the Movie: Part 1 - Crimson Bow and Arrow* Stage Greetings and Event Confirmed

It has been confirmed that stage greetings for Attack on Titan the Movie: Part 1 - Crimson Bow and Arrow to release on Nov. 22 will be held on two days, Nov. 22 and 23, and will include appearances by Yuki Kaji (Eren Yeager), Yui Ishikawa (Mikasa Ackerman), Marina Inoue (Armin Arlert), and director Tetsuro Araki.

Nov. 9, 2014 07:002

[Winter 2015 Anime] The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls Broadcast Information Releases! Broadcast to Begin on Jan. 9 on Tokyo MX!

[Winter 2015 Anime] *The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls* Broadcast Information Releases! Broadcast to Begin on Jan. 9 on Tokyo MX!

New information on the anime The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls to begin broadcasting in January has been released.

Nov. 8, 2014 23:001

Jim Lee Comes to Japan: American Comic Legend to Hold Live Painting in Akihabara

Jim Lee Comes to Japan: American Comic Legend to Hold Live Painting in Akihabara

Jim Lee, a super artist in the world of American comics, is coming to Japan and will hold a special event in Akihabara. The event, titled “AmeComi Night Jim Lee Special,” will take place on Nov. 22 at Kotobukiya Akihabara-kan.

Nov. 8, 2014 11:011

Interview with Hideaki Anno, Creator of Evangelion [2/2]

Interview with Hideaki Anno, Creator of *Evangelion* [2/2]

TOM Interview Question: From hearing you speak, I can feel how much you love animation. Considering the state of things now, what kind of work do you want to do most?

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