WonHobby Booth Report! 24-Hour Double Giveaway Commemorating Nendoroid 10th Anniversary & WonHobby Begins!
Have you already taken a look at the special site for “Wonderful Hobby Life for You!! 23,” the joint booth by Max Factory and Good Smile Company that will be at Winter Wonder Festival 2016?
The Animate Cafe Ikebukuro No. 3 was newly opened on Jan. 27 and as its first collaboration, the cafe is decked out with all kinds of content themed after the popular anime Osomatsu-san.
CHIKA*CHIKA IDOL is an original CG animation project which will be carrying out a crowdfunding campaign via Kickstarter and Makuake from February 2016. The animation’s director, Hiroshi Nishikiori, and Yasutake Honjo, who’s in charge of the original story, reveal some of their thoughts about the project to us.
As opportunities for e-sports rise with even the Olympics in sight, what kind of role do these two have in the gaming market?
Momochi and Choco are a married couple affiliated with Evil Geniuses, a pro gaming team based in the U.S. After establishing Shinobsim Co., Ltd. and Momochi’s battle for the Capcom Cup, the two announced their marriage. We asked them why they would start a company that is specialized for the pro gaming industry in Japan, where the industry only has a brief history.
Funding began on Makuake on Jan. 14 for a remake project for the popular manga Magical Taruruuto!
Bringing you the feverish excitement from the cosplay area on the final day of Comiket 89!
Check out the rooftop area and cosplayers from the fully-packed Day 2 of Comiket 89!
We got action shots of cosplayers on the first day of Comic Market 89!
We’re introducing the top 10 most-read news on Tokyo Otaku Mode this year!
Comic Market 89, the world’s largest event for displaying and selling new doujinshi, opened its doors on Dec. 29. The first day’s attendance was recorded at 150,000.
“Dagashi Kashi,” “HaruChika,” “Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju”? We wanna see them all!!
English language site also launched.
The end of the year is upon us, and before long it’ll be 2016! Which means…? Yup! The winter anime season will be starting in Japan!
Jump Festa 2016 was held at Chiba’s Makuhari Messe. An exhibition of popular manga works took place in the venue delighting the many fans who gathered at the event.
Though the current overall market for gaming sees higher trends in mobile growth, game services such as Steam that give you the full gaming experience on the PC are still going strong. Well there’s good news for the more serious gaming fans that apply to the latter, especially fans of vertical shooters!
We attended the “Osamu Tezuka Culture Festival - Kichimuji ‘15” being held in honor of legendary manga artist and animator Osamu Tezuka!
Tokyo-based brand YOSUKE makes sky-high boots and sneakers that go perfectly with Harajuku style. Here's a sneak peek at their next collection!
Ultra Street Fighter IV World Cup 2015 Finals
Nov. 18, 2015 06:00
Seiyu’s Life! is a popular anime series that was broadcast this year from July to September.
Nov. 17, 2015 22:00
High Speed! Free! Starting Days will be released Japan-wide on Dec. 5.
Nov. 17, 2015 14:00
“Durarara!! x2” is a popular anime series full of an epic feel that spans three seasons and even a theatrical screening.
Nov. 17, 2015 06:00
KIRIMI chan. is a Sanrio character who is a slice of salmon that wants to be eaten deliciously by people.
Nov. 16, 2015 19:00
Topic 1: A Surprisingly Sweet Collaboration with “Attack on Titan”! Eren’s a Waiter?!
Nov. 16, 2015 15:33
The pioneers of anison dance, the Real Akiba Boyz (RAB), have risen. Anison dance is a way to sublimate anime culture from the point of view of dance and convey the love of anime and characters through dance. The Anison Dance Battle is an unbelievable battle of love!!! And the first-ever world championship is...Akiba Street.
Nov. 16, 2015 14:00
The 15th volume of Terraformars, a manga currently being serialized in Weekly Young Jump (Shueisha), releases on Nov. 19.
Nov. 16, 2015 06:00
On Nov. 11, someone tweeted…
Nov. 16, 2015 03:03
The second round finale to the anime song dance battle event Akiba Street was held at Nakano Bunkasai on Saturday, Oct. 31. Akiba Street is a dance event looking for the best anime song dancer in Japan organized by the Real Akiba Boyz, anime song street dancers familiar to otaku...