Natsume Yuujinchou manga and anime art featured in special exhibit!
The short trailer gives a first glance into the world of Fullmetal Alchemist with astounding CG effects.
Tokyo Otaku Mode sits down with anime director Hosoda Mamoru as he talks about his films.
Starring Yamazaki Kento, Kamiki Ryunosuke, Komatsu Nana and more!
The perfect location for followers of the Straw Hat Pirates to cast anchor!
Join us on a tour of Tokyo Game Show 2016!
Chef Kirby and his Waddle Dee assistants have arrived in Tokyo to set up their shop!
15 glorious years of beautiful and cute figures!
Hologram Communication Robot collaborates with Hatsune Miku!
We’ve gathered the best of cosplay during this year’s summer Comic Market 90!
The best of the best from around the world battle it out in Nagoya, Japan for the annual cosplay championship!
If you were able to actually enter the world of Dragon Quest what kind of adventure would you go on? This kind of whimsical atmosphere bringing to l...
Special Interview: Japanese Digital Animation - Where We Are and Where We’re Going (Part 2/2)In this exclusive long interview with the staff of an...
More than 30 years have passed since Studio Ghibli was founded on June 15, 1985. To commemorate their success, Studio Ghibli has opened an exhibition packed with artwork and displays capturing their history.
We visit an animation cel art exhibition and find ourselves surrounded by childhood =)
Ready to be moved to tears and have your mind completely blown?The phenomenal Japanese visual novel *Sharin no Kuni, Himawari no Shojo (Wheel Coun...
Miku's Biggest North American tour yet!
Celebrating My Hero Academia’s anime adaptation, it’s now collaborating with animate Café’s Store No. 3 in Ikebukuro, Japan!
One year, 195 movies.This is the number of new anime movies released in Japan in 2015. If you include already existing anime broadcast on TV, this n...
Have a sneak preview at the International Tokyo Toy Show 2016!
Mar. 9, 2016 02:47
Tokyo Otaku Mode is partnering with Japan Week 2016 to share Japanese culture with NYC! NYC is becoming more and more permeated with it, from its cuisine, including ramen and sake, to its entertainment, including anime and manga.
Mar. 9, 2016 01:14
I saw it suddenly one day in Asakusa, a strange spectacle in front of me that burned into my eyes. They looked as if they were all wearing samurai armor. Timidly, I approached for a better look, but I was left utterly confused. “Who are they?” I wondered. Paying no mind to the crowds, they lined up in front of the Kaminarimon. Even tourists were staring with curious expressions…
Mar. 7, 2016 14:50
The Steam game by Playism, Gocco of War, is currently on sale exclusively through Tokyo Otaku Mode!Gocco of War is set in “Gocco Studio Japan” - a...
Mar. 7, 2016 06:00
ClariS revealed a new MV “Hirahira Hirara” which will be included in their album called “SPRING TRACKS -Haru no Uta-” (Release Date:2nd March). Spring almost comes near to Japan!
Mar. 7, 2016 03:00
While most of Japan slept, BABYMETAL uncovered a short trailer for their highly anticipated second album “METAL RESISTANCE” (release date: April 1) featuring a preview of their new single “KARATE” which you can already get on iTunes!
Mar. 6, 2016 03:30
Tsumami zaiku was developed during the Edo Period (1603-1868) as a way to enhance the beauty of kimono with hair ornaments that represented the traditional Japanese themes of natural seasonal beauty. Time-honored patterns included chrysanthemums, sakura blossoms, and cranes, but modern tsumami zaiku has a much more lenient design that includes objects like stars and roses.
Mar. 6, 2016 03:01
Video games have come a long way since the days when you were forced to play as one specific main character. If you were a girl who didn’t want to play as a boy character, or even if you were a boy who was tired of playing as a burly man, then your gaming options were limited.