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.

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!

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Apr. 10, 2015 08:27

‘One Piece’ Second Real Escape Game ‘Escape from the Battle of Marineford’ to Hold 10-Stadium Tour Across Japan

‘One Piece’ Second Real Escape Game ‘Escape from the Battle of Marineford’ to Hold 10-Stadium Tour Across Japan

The event “Escape from the Great Underwater Prison Impel Down,” which was held at Zepp locations Japan-wide in 2014 to high acclaim, is a Real Escape Game based on the anime One Piece.

Apr. 9, 2015 21:00

‘Teekyu’ Season 5 Broadcast Confirmed; Kana Hanazawa Sings Theme Song ‘Qunka!’

‘Teekyu’ Season 5 Broadcast Confirmed; Kana Hanazawa Sings Theme Song ‘Qunka!’

Though the fourth season of the TV anime Teekyu just began broadcasting this month, season 5 has already been confirmed. With the theme song announced so early as well, developments are coming fast.

Apr. 9, 2015 13:00

‘Sailor Moon Crystal’ Collaboration Cafe Report: An Enjoyable Atmosphere for the Eyes and Ears

‘Sailor Moon Crystal’ Collaboration Cafe Report: An Enjoyable Atmosphere for the Eyes and Ears

On April 6, a Sailor Moon Crystal collaboration cafe opened at Anion Station in Kabukicho, Shinjuku.

Apr. 9, 2015 09:21

Join the Challenge of an ‘Attack on Titan’ Stadium Escape Game! First SF, Then LA, Now NYC! Tickets Available Now!

Join the Challenge of an ‘Attack on Titan’ Stadium Escape Game! First SF, Then LA, Now NYC! Tickets Available Now!

The Titans are coming, and they’re hungry. Based on the anime and manga megahit, Attack on Titan, the newest Real Escape Game (REG) takes players to a world inhabited by giant, humanoid creatures that live for no other purpose than to make a snack of all of us.

Apr. 9, 2015 05:00

New Episode ‘Pyrophoric Cult’ Ties ‘Ghost in the Shell: Arise’ and New Movie

New Episode ‘Pyrophoric Cult’ Ties ‘Ghost in the Shell: Arise’ and New Movie

Masamune Shirow’s Ghost in the Shell has reached its 25th anniversary, and now excitement is building for the newest anime series.

Apr. 8, 2015 21:00

‘Boruto: Naruto the Movie’ Slated for Aug. 7 Release; Masashi Kishimoto Oversees Production

‘Boruto: Naruto the Movie’ Slated for Aug. 7 Release; Masashi Kishimoto Oversees Production

Along with a slated release date of Friday, Aug. 7, a teaser visual drawn for the occasion by Masashi Kishimoto has also arrived.

Apr. 8, 2015 05:00

This Knit Plushie of Yoshi is Super Cute <3

This Knit Plushie of Yoshi is Super Cute <3

From Nintendo’s line of fun figures called amiibo that work together with video games comes a Yoshi knit plushie.

Apr. 7, 2015 21:00

[Video] ‘Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine’ New PV Released Just Before TV Broadcast Kicks Off!!

[Video] ‘Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine’ New PV Released Just Before TV Broadcast Kicks Off!!

Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine broadcast begins April 10; newest PV released

Apr. 7, 2015 13:00

[Video] 109 Cinemas Short Anime is Amazing; ‘Yuyake Dandan’ Screenings Begin; PV Released

[Video] 109 Cinemas Short Anime is Amazing; ‘Yuyake Dandan’ Screenings Begin; PV Released

Yuyake Dandan is a short anime that began from the idea that moviegoers could enjoy a short, fun movie before the feature film.

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