The Omoshiroi Nippon Video Award is Going On Now!

Win a FREE trip to Japan! Two winners and two guests will be invited to the cosplay paradise.

Is it Really REAL?! This Dreamy Alpacasso 100-Plushie Set is Unbelievably Kawaii!

Have the adorable dreams of otaku worldwide become real?! A surprising Alpacasso 100-plushie set is here!

I’m a Cat-Eared Maid Cosplayer! My Avatar Is Even Cuter!

A cosplayer tried AvatarPhone, a new kind of application capable of facial recognition linked with an avatar.

Momoiro Clover Z as Frieza Artwork Created by ANIMAREAL

On April 29, Momoiro Clover Z released their new single, “The Oath of Z,” the theme song from the Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' film. The art project ANIMAREAL became the focus of global attention when they created and released shocking overly-realistic visuals of the band as Frieza as an April Fool’s joke.

Sexy? Fetishistic? Heart-Throbbing Aimai Bishoujo Art Exhibit Begins

The exhibit Aimai Bishoujo Art Exhibit began on April 29. The venue filled with nothing but shocking works was lively from the very first day with many males and females in attendance.

Popular Steam Titles Are Now Available on TOM!

TOM is now selling game codes for Steam, the online game platform popular throughout the world.

Naruto Exhibition Begins in Tokyo!

The exhibit “Serialization Conclusion Commemoration: Masashi Kishimoto Naruto Exhibition” began in Roppongi, Tokyo on April 25.

Wagakki Band - A New Sensation and Power to Wow the World

Wagakki Band has garnered over 18 million views for their cover of the Hatsune Miku song “Senbonzakura” using traditional Japanese instruments.Their fantastic abilities and new sound sensation continue to attract attention even now.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [2/2]

The music unit GARNiDELiA has released many anime tie-in songs since their major debut last year. This time, we talked with the artists about their tie-in song for the upcoming TV anime Gunslinger Stratos, which is set to start broadcasting from April, as well as what comes next for the musical duo. Looking at GARNiDELiA’s profile, the vocalist is MARiA, while the composer…

Can It Be?! Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Game Teaser Released!

Although the news was released on April Fools' day through Nintendo Direct, this Shin Megami Tensei ​X​ Fire Emblem​ ​video trailer is most certainly real!​

‘Alpacasso: The Origin’ Receives Rave Reviews! Sequel Rumors Also Fly

Alpacasso: The Origin, a movie based on the popular plushie series Alpacasso, was released on April 1!

Comiket Special 6 Photo Report: Makuhari Messe Edition

Enjoy our gallery of more than 78 photos from the event!

Comiket Special 6 Opens! Event Held at Makuhari for First Time in 25 Years

Comiket Special, a special version of the well-known Comiket (Comic Market), was held on March 28–29, 2015. The event was held at Makuhari Messe for the first time in 25 years, since 1990 (Comic Market 39), and was the event related to Comiket to have been held there since that time.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [1/2]

GARNiDELiA has given us the opening theme songs for Mekakucity Actors, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Gundam Reconguista in G. We asked the group about their upcoming performance at Sakura-Con 2015 in April.

Sakura Exhibition 2015 Soon to Tour the States

Sakura Exhibition 2015 in Tokyo is currently being held for five days March 24–28. The exhibition will also be touring the States in April.

Japanese Pro Soccer Team to Participate in Comiket Special!!

The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.

AnimeJapan 2015 Closes as a Grand Success!

The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Slice of Life/School Edition]

Get excited - trailers for spring 2015 slice of life and school life anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list ahead of time!

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Action/Battle Edition]

Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!

Tokyo One Piece Tower Opens on March 13!

Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!

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Mar. 14, 2015 21:00

‘A Kite’ and ‘Mezzo Forte,’ The Shocking Works of Yasuomi Umetsu to Be Screened at the Shin-Bungeiza Theater

‘A Kite’ and ‘Mezzo Forte,’ The Shocking Works of Yasuomi Umetsu to Be Screened at the Shin-Bungeiza Theater

The Shin-Bungeiza theater in Ikebukuro, Tokyo will be holding a special late-night screening titled “Viscous and Shocking: The World of Yasuomi Umetsu,” presented collaboratively by the theater and the anime magazine Anime Style.

Mar. 14, 2015 15:00

Everyone Has Great Reasons to Love Hatsune Miku!

Everyone Has Great Reasons to Love Hatsune Miku!

This time we collect everyone's reasons for loving Hatsune Miku!

Mar. 14, 2015 13:00

Popular Game Developer Launches Anime Division!!

Popular Game Developer Launches Anime Division!!

Cygames announces the launch of its anime division; original anime project also underway

Mar. 14, 2015 05:00

‘Sarusuberi’ Movie Poster Released Featuring Bold Image of Oei

‘Sarusuberi’ Movie Poster Released Featuring Bold Image of Oei

The poster for the animated film Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai, which will be out in theaters on May 9 (Sat.), 2015 was recently released to the media. The large drawing of Oei front and center delivers a striking impression.

Mar. 14, 2015 03:55

Tokyo One Piece Tower Opens on March 13!

Tokyo One Piece Tower Opens on March 13!

Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!

Mar. 14, 2015 03:00

Hatsune Miku VocaloP Special Feature: 40mP, Creator of “Karakuri Pierrot”

In this series, we introduce one Vocaloid producer of Hatsune Miku songs each day! Today we are featuring 40mP, creator of the song "Karakuri Pierrot"!

Mar. 13, 2015 21:00

~Ahh, Our Hearts Hop! ‘Is the Order a Rabbit?’ Chino Hoodie Limited to 100 and Jeans Released!

~Ahh, Our Hearts Hop! ‘Is the Order a Rabbit?’ Chino Hoodie Limited to 100 and Jeans Released!

For those of you who can hardly wait to see Cocoa and Chino again for the second season of the anime series, Nijigen Cospa’s newly released Is the Order a Rabbit? goods will make your heart hop!

Mar. 13, 2015 15:00

We asked everybody! What are some Hatsune Miku song lyrics that touched your heart?

We asked everybody! What are some Hatsune Miku song lyrics that touched your heart?

Everyone has their own reasons for falling in love with a piece of music. For instance, it could be the melody, the vocals, the rhythm, or the lyrics.

Mar. 13, 2015 13:00

The Female Titan Approaches!!

The Female Titan Approaches!!

Attack on Titan Part 2: Wings of Freedom movie poster released with Levi and the Female Titan!

Mar. 13, 2015 05:00

TV Anime ‘YuruYuri’ Third Season Production Green-lit; Key Visual Revealed

TV Anime ‘YuruYuri’ Third Season Production Green-lit; Key Visual Revealed

The third season for series YuruYuri has been green-lit for production. The original work is a slice-of-life school comedy currently serialized in the magazine Comic Yuri Hime published by Ichijinsha.

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