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.
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.
Have you decided what anime you’ll be watching this summer? We’ve gathered trailers, so be sure to check them out!!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Win a FREE trip to Japan! Two winners and two guests will be invited to the cosplay paradise.
Have the adorable dreams of otaku worldwide become real?! A surprising Alpacasso 100-plushie set is here!
A cosplayer tried AvatarPhone, a new kind of application capable of facial recognition linked with an avatar.
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.
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.
TOM is now selling game codes for Steam, the online game platform popular throughout the world.
The exhibit “Serialization Conclusion Commemoration: Masashi Kishimoto Naruto Exhibition” began in Roppongi, Tokyo on April 25.
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.
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…
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, a movie based on the popular plushie series Alpacasso, was released on April 1!
Apr. 7, 2015 05:00
Hakuoki musical long awaited character publicity photos released; plenty of fresh faces lined up
Apr. 6, 2015 21:00
Director Hayao Miyazaki, who has given the world such masterpieces as My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away and many more, has been working on an Edogawa Ranpo-themed exhibit entitled “Welcome to the Ghost Tower –The Road to Popular Culture–.”
Apr. 6, 2015 05:00
It has been announced that the Nintendo 3DS action game Pokémon Rumble World (Minna no Pokémon Scramble), which lets players control and play as Pokémon toys, will be available to download and play for free beginning Wednesday, April 8.
Apr. 5, 2015 21:00
Kaiju Sakaba, a restaurant that opened in Kawasaki in March 2014 and was thought to have closed reluctantly on March 31, 2015, will open its doors on April 15 once more after a half-month renewal period with the new name Kaettekita Kaiju Sakaba.
Apr. 5, 2015 13:00
Kazuhiko Shimamoto’s Hero Company, the popular Monthly Hero’s manga, is to become an anime
Apr. 5, 2015 05:00
An exhibit will be held in Pixiv Zingaro on the second floor of Nakano Broadway in Nakano, Japan, for the anime Yurikuma Arashi, the final episode to which was broadcast late night on Tokyo MX on March 30.
Apr. 4, 2015 21:00
The spin-off of the Underwater Knee-High Girls series, a photo collection depicting girls wearing knee-high socks underwater, titled Amphibious Knee-High Girls was released on April 3 (Fri).
Apr. 4, 2015 13:00
On April 1 (Wed.), April Fools’ Day, Sui Ishida, the author of the manga Tokyo Ghoul, announced on Twitter that he is working on a draft of a side story on Hisoka, a popular character appearing in Yoshihiro Togashi’s manga, Hunter x Hunter.
Apr. 4, 2015 05:00
In its April 2 episode of Nintendo Direct, Nintendo confirmed a September 2015 release for the Wii U game Mario Maker.