We Talk With Otaku from Around the World in the Otaku Paradise, Akihabara!

America, France, Italy, Brazil. We met anime and manga fans from around the world!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Content

Cosplay from new anime dominated the scene! We focus on everything cute and sexy we found at this summer’s Comic Market!

1,000 Pikachus Take Over Yokohama!

Even Ash is surprised! It’s a huge outbreak of Pikachus! Yokohama is dyed yellow!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cool & Interesting Content

Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!

Comic Market 86 Opens!

KanColle running popular! The otaku’s poem of summer scenery, one of the largest otaku events in the world - Comic Market 86 has started!

Popular American Anime "RWBY" Starts its Second Season

RWBY is an American anime that follows the lives of ultra powerful teenagers training to be the next generation of peacekeepers, or hunters and huntresses.

Kickstarter Campaign Launches for Sci-Fi Anime *Under the Dog*

Introducing an original anime by the wonderful staff who worked on Evangelion, Steins;Gate, and Fire Emblem: Awakening!

2D Expressed in Real Life! Romanian Makeup Artist Shows off Colossal Titan Makeup!

Florea Flavia, a Romanian makeup artist who previously went viral for her Female Titan makeup cosplay, is at it again with Colossal Titan makeup!

Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project - New *Digimon Adventure* Series Announced!

On Aug. 1, new information was announced regarding the Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project which is taking place to celebrate the 15th anniversary since the TV anime Digimon Adventure began airing in 1999.

A Life-Size Danboard that Moves! Let’s Go Meet This Costumed Danboard and Take Pictures Together!

A life-size version of the popular character Danboard from the huge hit manga Yotsuba&! appears in Akihabara! We bring to you a photo report of Danboard’s slightly shocking cuteness!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [2/2]

“Hatsune Miku is awesome!” - Noritaka Tatehana

Interview: Takeru Satoh, Kenshin Himura in "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends"

Takeru Satoh, who plays Kenshin Himura in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, sat for an interview with Tokyo Otaku Mode!

Wonder Festival 2014 Summer Company Booth Report

We report on the most interesting company booths from the massive event Wonder Festival 2014 Summer!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [1/2]

We talked to with shoe designer Noritaka Tatehana about what it’s like making shoes for worldwide pop superstar Lady Gaga!

Which Ones Do You Like? Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Edition

KanColle, MadoMagi, Evangelion! Find your new favorite figures here!

The Latest Figures! Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cool Edition

Check out XX photos of cool figures and cosplay from Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] held on July 27!

Nyan Nyan Hanten from *Macross Frontier* Comes to Tokyo! “Cafe & Bar Characro Feat. Macross Frontier” Opens!

A concept cafe themed after the popular anime Macross Frontier has opened in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The pleasant restaurant overflows with everything Macross Frontier, from the decorations to the menu items!

WonFes is Held, Products from New Anime and KanColle Unveiled!

It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!

Interview: Actor Ryunosuke Kamiki

An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!

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May. 29, 2014 07:009

Trailer for Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Border 3: Ghost Tears Releases - Motoko Kusanagi in Love is a Must-See

Trailer for *Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Border 3: Ghost Tears* Releases - Motoko Kusanagi in Love is a Must-See

The latest work in the Ghost in the Shell: Arise series, titled Border 3: Ghost Tears, premieres in movie theaters across Japan on June 28.

May. 29, 2014 03:2528

Calling all otaku! *All applications will close at 5:00pm PST on 6/18/2014

Calling all otaku! *All applications will close at 5:00pm PST on 6/18/2014

his summer, Tokyo Otaku Mode is offering its worldwide fans a very special opportunity - to produce content for its nearly 15 million fans around the globe!

May. 29, 2014 01:004

Sailor Moon Tribute, Bonus Vinyl Disc Box Design Revealed

Sailor Moon Tribute, Bonus Vinyl Disc Box Design Revealed

A 7-inch vinyl disc bonus box design has been released for Sailor Moon the 20th Anniversary Memorial Tribute available on June 25.

May. 28, 2014 13:006

Eir Aoi Does OP, Luna Haruna Does ED for Sword Art Online II, Both Songs to Release Aug. 20

Eir Aoi Does OP, Luna Haruna Does ED for *Sword Art Online II*, Both Songs to Release Aug. 20

The TV anime Sword Art Online II will begin its broadcast in July.

May. 28, 2014 10:0013

TOM Special Creators Are Even Participating! Original Service for Making Anime and Character Bromides Releases at Convenience Stores Across Japan

TOM Special Creators Are Even Participating! Original Service for Making Anime and Character Bromides Releases at Convenience Stores Across Japan

On May 29, the Japanese convenience store chain Family Mart released a new multi-copy service called Famima Print.

May. 28, 2014 07:006

Lawson is Having a Mekaku City Actors Campaign!

Lawson is Having a *Mekaku City Actors* Campaign!

From June 3 to Aug. 25.

May. 28, 2014 01:004

Babymetal to Perform in Canada in August with Metallica, Slayer, and The Offspring

Babymetal to Perform in Canada in August with Metallica, Slayer, and The Offspring

It has been announced that Babymetal will perform at the music festival Heavy Montreal being held in Canada on Aug. 9 (Sat.) and 10 (Sun.).

May. 27, 2014 13:0014

Focus: Three-Person Girl Group from TV Anime Soul Eater Not! Fully Enjoys Their School Life at Shibusen!

Focus: Three-Person Girl Group from TV Anime *Soul Eater Not!* Fully Enjoys Their School Life at Shibusen!

A spin-off to the popular anime Soul Eater is airing now! The opening theme “monochrome” is picking up attention!

May. 27, 2014 07:001

More Than 40 Titles from Kodansha to Be Included in World’s First Shoujo Manga Subscription Service Joshi Comi Beginning on June 5

More Than 40 Titles from Kodansha to Be Included in World’s First Shoujo Manga Subscription Service Joshi Comi Beginning on June 5

Kodansha’s new monthly subscription service Joshi Comi will launch on the Yahoo Bookstore on June 5.

May. 27, 2014 01:003

Yahoo! Full Mario Action Figure to Release Worldwide for the First Time!

Yahoo! Full Mario Action Figure to Release Worldwide for the First Time!

On May 24, it was announced that Mario, main character of the hugely popular Nintendo game series Super Mario Bros., is now releasing worldwide for the first time as a full action figure, “S.H.Figuarts Mario.”

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