Frontwing and Akabei Soft2 have announced that a localization project for the game Wheel Country, Sunflower Girl -Sharin no Kuni- will begin on Kick...
A demo event was held on April 3 recreating the world of the visual novel Muv-Luv.
The Indiegogo campaign for the Samurai Armor Hoodies Project that Tokyo Otaku Mode is supporting has finally started!
Creating something new together with fans and taking on an overseas crowdfunding project for Samurai Armor Hoodies, a joint project of STUDIO696 and TOM.
The 12th Annual Animé Los Angeles took place in Ontario, California.
The event was bustling with tons of sexy and cute figures of female characters too!
We’re bringing you pics of all the coolest figures and garage kits we spotted at the event!
Wonder Festival Winter 2016 (WonFes), Japan’s largest garage kit festival, was held on Feb. 7 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture. Tons of people packed into the venue, making it as big a turnout as ever.
WonHobby Booth Report! 24-Hour Double Giveaway Commemorating Nendoroid 10th Anniversary & WonHobby Begins!
Have you already taken a look at the special site for “Wonderful Hobby Life for You!! 23,” the joint booth by Max Factory and Good Smile Company that will be at Winter Wonder Festival 2016?
The Animate Cafe Ikebukuro No. 3 was newly opened on Jan. 27 and as its first collaboration, the cafe is decked out with all kinds of content themed after the popular anime Osomatsu-san.
CHIKA*CHIKA IDOL is an original CG animation project which will be carrying out a crowdfunding campaign via Kickstarter and Makuake from February 2016. The animation’s director, Hiroshi Nishikiori, and Yasutake Honjo, who’s in charge of the original story, reveal some of their thoughts about the project to us.
As opportunities for e-sports rise with even the Olympics in sight, what kind of role do these two have in the gaming market?
Momochi and Choco are a married couple affiliated with Evil Geniuses, a pro gaming team based in the U.S. After establishing Shinobsim Co., Ltd. and Momochi’s battle for the Capcom Cup, the two announced their marriage. We asked them why they would start a company that is specialized for the pro gaming industry in Japan, where the industry only has a brief history.
Funding began on Makuake on Jan. 14 for a remake project for the popular manga Magical Taruruuto!
Bringing you the feverish excitement from the cosplay area on the final day of Comiket 89!
Check out the rooftop area and cosplayers from the fully-packed Day 2 of Comiket 89!
We got action shots of cosplayers on the first day of Comic Market 89!
We’re introducing the top 10 most-read news on Tokyo Otaku Mode this year!
Comic Market 89, the world’s largest event for displaying and selling new doujinshi, opened its doors on Dec. 29. The first day’s attendance was recorded at 150,000.
Apr. 22, 2016 01:49
It was announced that the title for the Death Note 2016 movie to be released on October 29 will be Death Note Light up the NEW world. Along with the announcement came the first key visual for the movie featuring the characters in a cool monochromic set.
Apr. 21, 2016 19:21
Japan Week 2016 was held for three days from March 10–12, and Tokyo Otaku Mode was a partner of the event to help spread the recognition of Japanese culture.
Apr. 21, 2016 18:23
As part of the promotions for the upcoming Marvel movie Captain America: Civil War, three major shounen manga titles have also revealed their own version of "civil war", illustrated by the respective manga artists themselves.
Apr. 21, 2016 18:23
We often associate the pretty sakura or cherry blossom with cute girliness or the start of the school season. Spring after a harsh winter is often painted with a fresh start to the year. However, ten different TOM Special Creators have shown that even with the common subject of 'sakura', they can spin very different stories in each of their own worlds.
Apr. 21, 2016 18:20
On April 1st, 2016, as the clock struck twelve, the anime and game industry in Japan began one of its hottest battle of the year - the showdown for the best April Fool's prank of the year. From odd collaborations to peculiar new products, the outlandish announcements that came one after another gave everyone a good laugh.
Apr. 21, 2016 18:14
Thank goodness for YouTube and avid fans in Japan, there are countless cool covers of the Osomatsu-san opening songs and here are a few that we just can't stop watching!
Apr. 21, 2016 03:13
Digimon fans around the world are in mourning: it was announced today that the singer of the iconic Digimon Adventure opening theme song Butter-fly, Wada Kouji, passed away about a week ago on April 3. He was 42.