WonFes 2015 Summer Photo Collection! Part 1: Cool & Comical Edition

We introduce loads of products packed with creators’ clever ideas and cutting-edge techniques!

Brand New Collections Revealed at Figure Festival WonFes

Wonder Festival 2015 Summer was held on July 26. At the festival, a collection of figures based on brand new anime series were revealed.

TOM Attends SDCC 2015: Photo Report

For 45 years, San Diego, California has been the home of Comic-Con International, an exhibition of comic books and the popular arts celebrated by visitors from every corner of the globe.

Transforming Headphones Made from an Incredible 256+ Parts! New Brand Now on Sale from Good Smile Company and Linkin Park’s Mr. Hahn

The THP-01 is the first product by Toon Workshop, a new lifestyle brand by Good Smile Company and Mr. Hahn from Linkin Park, that revitalizes the concept of “Geek Japan.”

AX 2015 Report: Interviews with Hunt for TOM Winners

Tokyo Otaku Mode fans participated in a special event at Anime Expo 2015. A new experiment by TOM. A challenge.

Anime Expo 2015 Photo Report: Amazing Cosplay!

Anime Expo 2015 Photo Report: Amazing Cosplay!

Yoko Takahashi Performs Neon Genesis Evangelion Theme, “A Cruel Angel’s Thesis,” to Excited Crowd at Anime Expo 2015 in LA

Yoko Takahashi is the booming voice behind the Neon Genesis Evangelion theme songs, “A Cruel Angel’s Thesis,” and “Tamashii no Refrain.” On July 2 at North America’s largest anime conventon, Anime Expo 2015 in Los Angeles, Takahashi performed her first live show in America to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Evangelion series.

Possibly the Quickest Interview in the World!? Keiji Inafune and Eiko Tanaka on the “RED ASH” Kickstarter Project

On July 4 at Anime Expo in Los Angeles, prominent Japanese game creator Keiji Inafune, known for his popular titles Mega Man and Onimusha, announced an exciting new Kickstarter project titled Red Ash.

“Hatsune Miku Dreams of Electric Sheep” Collaboration Event Between Hatsune Miku and Artists Opens

An exhibit and sales event is being held now at Gallery Nucleus in LA for approximately 60 Hatsune Miku works that include about 40 newly drawn works by artists curated in the gallery and 17 works chosen from a public vote.

Exclusive Interview with the Founder of MyAnimeList, a Colossal Site with 120 Million Monthly PVs

Fans who love anime are no doubt very familiar with the name MyAnimeList (MAL). Even in Japan, we use database sites for those times when we can’t figure out which anime we should watch next.

Momoiro Clover Z Will Perform at ANIME EXPO 2015 in LA As the Main Act!!

Momoiro Clover Z Will Perform at ANIME EXPO 2015 in LA

Masterpieces of the Past Lined Up! “Manga*Anime*Games from Japan” Exhibit

On June 24 in Nogizaka in Tokyo, an exhibition for otaku called “Manga*Anime*Games from Japan” started. The large-scale exhibit is being held in the wide-open space of the National Art Center. It’s open until Aug. 31.

TOM Attends E3 2015: Photo and Video Report

E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, is an annual event held in the Los Angeles Convention Center that celebrates the latest announcements in the gaming industry.

2015 Summer Season Anime Trailer Roundup Part 2

Have you decided what anime you’ll be watching this summer? We’ve gathered trailers, so be sure to check them out!!

2015 Summer Season Anime Trailer Roundup Part 1

Hey everyone, enjoying your anime life? It’s almost summer! Summer is the season of new anime! Accordingly, we’ve put together some of the trailers for the anime series which will be starting in July.

Interview: Kana Hanazawa [2/2]

Acting in countless anime titles, receiving fanatic support from her fans—that is Kana Hanazawa. Currently, Kana is playing an active role in the music industry. Following the discussion about her thoughts on the live concert at the Budokan, we inquire about her 3rd album, Blue Avenue, and her personal life.

Interview: Square Enix’s New Studio - Thoughts on New RPG Project

At E3, held in the United States, Square Enix Holdings made a surprise announcement about the establishment of a new studio. This time, President and Representative Director of Square Enix, Yosuke Matsuda, and Director of the new studio, Atsushi Hashimoto, have agreed to an exclusive interview with TOM.

Interview: Kana Hanazawa [1/2]

Currently, singer and voice actress Kana Hanazawa is playing an active role in the music industry. To the ever-busy Kana, we inquired about her career as a singer, and her live concert at the Budokan.

Hikakin and Chroma: Mario Artisans Who Made the Internet Dream Come True

There are many “Mario artisans” on the Internet who create videos, illustrations, or music that take the popular series as their motif. Even among such people, Hikakin and Chroma (Jidabata P) became a sensation due to the success and growth they managed through publishing their works as Mario artisans.

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Jul. 24, 2015 21:00

Dreamy Collaboration Between Doraemon and Hello Kitty; Both Peek Out of the Anywhere Door

Dreamy Collaboration Between Doraemon and Hello Kitty; Both Peek Out of the Anywhere Door

An unbelievable collaboration between two of Japan’s representative characters, Doraemon and Hello Kitty, is on the way.

Jul. 24, 2015 13:00

Motoko Kusanagi’s Beloved Assault Rifle, Now in Full-Size Airsoft Gun Form

Motoko Kusanagi’s Beloved Assault Rifle, Now in Full-Size Airsoft Gun Form

LayLax, a company that produces and sells airsoft guns and military goods, is releasing an airsoft gun replica of the “Schrödinger” assault rifle used by Motoko Kusanagi and Batou in Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie.

Jul. 24, 2015 09:00

28th Tokyo International Film Festival: This Year’s Special Animation Program "Mobile Suit Gundam"

28th Tokyo International Film Festival: This Year’s Special Animation Program "Mobile Suit Gundam"

The First-Ever Major Screening Occasion to Showcase the Monumental Works!

Jul. 24, 2015 05:32

Kaori Miyazono

Kaori Miyazono

Today I’m going to be taking a look at… The 1/8th Scale… Kaori Miyazono!♪

Jul. 24, 2015 05:00

“High Speed! -Free! Starting Days-” Film to Open Dec. 5; Will Depict Haruka Nanase and Makoto Tachibana’s Middle School Days

“High Speed! -Free! Starting Days-” Film to Open Dec. 5; Will Depict Haruka Nanase and Makoto Tachibana’s Middle School Days

The release date of the film, naturally anticipated by Free! fans, was announced on July 21. The title of the film is High Speed! -Free! Starting Days- and it will open across Japan on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015.

Jul. 23, 2015 21:00

World First! Battle in the Digital World - “IC Carddass Dragon Ball” Releases Sept. 19

World First! Battle in the Digital World - “IC Carddass Dragon Ball” Releases Sept. 19

Toymaker Bandai will release on Sept. 19 the trading card game (TCG) IC Carddass Dragon Ball.

Jul. 23, 2015 13:00

“AntiMagic Academy ‘The 35th Test Platoon’” Anime to Begin in October

“AntiMagic Academy ‘The 35th Test Platoon’” Anime to Begin in October

Batch of new cast members announced including Kanae Ito and Iori Nomizu.

Jul. 23, 2015 05:00

Wake Up, Girls! New 2-Part Wake Up, Girls! Film to Debut on Sept. 25!

Wake Up, Girls! New 2-Part *Wake Up, Girls!* Film to Debut on Sept. 25!

The first half of a two-part film, Wake Up Girls! The Shadow of Youth will hit select theaters on Sept. 25. The title for the second half has also been announced.

Jul. 23, 2015 02:04

TOM Attends SDCC 2015: Photo Report

TOM Attends SDCC 2015: Photo Report

For 45 years, San Diego, California has been the home of Comic-Con International, an exhibition of comic books and the popular arts celebrated by visitors from every corner of the globe.

Jul. 22, 2015 21:00

“The Asterisk War: The Academy City of the Water” Broadcast Begins in October

“The Asterisk War: The Academy City of the Water” Broadcast Begins in October

New batch of news announced including cast, music artist, and even game adaptation.

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