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. 3, 2016 09:37
Japan is home to some of the most famous toys in the world, like Furby or the Tamagotchi. So what should you do if you’re in Japan and you—or, um, your kids—feel a sudden urge for toy shopping? Read on to find out some of the best places to buy toys in Japan!
Mar. 3, 2016 09:19
Japanese illustrators have taken to Twitter to show appreciation for cosplay that have caught their eyes - and the results are stunning: the creation travels from 2D (the original anime, manga or game) to 3D (cosplay) and back to 2D (fan art) again!
Mar. 3, 2016 09:05
Ever since my neighborhood’s conveyor belt sushi restaurant closed down, I’ve been hoping that some entrepreneur will build a new one nearby. So far, that hope has gone unanswered, and I’m wondering if Japanese Lego enthusiast Doctor Pei has a similar lack of revolving seafood dining options in his vicinity.
Mar. 2, 2016 08:13
March 2 is the birthday of Sanji from the wildly popular One Piece series. Sanji is best known for being an excellent cook for his fellow pirates, as well as a ladies' man (or so he thinks). If Sanji were to make your waifu(*husbando*?) bentos, he'd probably have put his face on it...
Mar. 2, 2016 07:52
AMVs allow for a lot of creative freedom. An artist may expand on an anime and make it look twice as awesome, or captivate specific themes and emotions. In this case however, we found a few AMVs that take some memorable shows and turn them into something completely different and unexpected, making us question what part of the internet we just stepped into.
Mar. 2, 2016 01:03
Well-known for their expertise in scent marketing, ZaaZ inc. has come out a new product - a spray that can instantaneously transform your bath or show...
Mar. 1, 2016 11:16
How would you react if you found out not only that your teacher cosplays female characters, but that he’s kind of a cutie too?
Mar. 1, 2016 10:54
Last weekend the world celebrated the 20th Anniversary of Pokemon. The kawaii critters and adventurers that have accompanied us through the years are 20 years old! Japanese artists are no exception in sharing the sentimental moment as they take to Twitter to share their love for the franchise with beautiful fan art!
Mar. 1, 2016 10:24
Chun-Li from the Street Fighter series has accompanied us through our childhood as the heroine that kicks ass in the popular fighting game franchise. Born on March 1, 1968, she has indeed gotten quite old, but it's certainly not showing at all! Here are some of our favorite Chun-Li cosplay from TOM's Special Creators!