Over 6,000 participants and a 30,000 ㎡ cosplay area. Cosplayers from all over gathered for Cosplay Festa TDC!
On Nov. 30, the celebratory worthy 10th MegaHobby, MegaHobby Expo 2013 Autumn, was held at Akihabara UDX, which is located a short walk from Akihabara Station.
Between Oct. 5-10, Tokyo Otaku Mode held an OtaQ survey on our Facebook page asking you which character you would most like to date.
Milky Bunny aka popular top model Tsubasa Masuwaka put on a solo concert! Her bunny-eared maid costume had fans feeling kawaii overload!
Themed after angels and demons! The second part of the expanding REVdoll series draws near.
TOM Special Creator Sinitar is an extremely talented, strategic, and intelligent cosplayer from Ukraine.
Tons of superb dioramas using figures from the Evangelion Revoltech series!
The event “Trans City feat. Hatsune Miku”––a collaboration with Miku and Japan’s leading onsen (spa) town, Beppu––kicked off on Nov. 15.
Nov. 1, 2014 is the 40th anniversary of Hello Kitty. To celebrate, an exciting event called “My Melody’s Christmas Market” featuring many popular characters including Hello Kitty and My Melody is going on now until Dec. 25 at the Sanrio Puroland theme park.
Information about anime to begin broadcast in January is being uploaded in rapid succession. Start putting your watch list together now by checking out these trailers.
The touring “Evangelion and Japanese Swords Exhibit” will begin at The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo! Will it tour the world starting next year?
From Sept. 21 to Nov. 17, the event “Danganronpa 1 & 2 Reload in Namja Town” was held in the Namja Town indoor theme park in Ikebukuro, Tokyo.
TOM Japanese writer's report on the booths at Anime Festival Asia 2013! What gathered the most attention?
Akihabara is probably a place that is synonymous with “otaku city” for most everyone. However, Ikebukuro is also quite the otaku city.
Transfer student Ryuko Matoi has arrived at Honnouji Academy’s 2nd year K class.
“Trans City feat. Hatsune Miku” has opened in Beppu Onsen, a place known for its outstanding and famous hot springs. The event will be held until Jan. 15, 2014.
It’s been two years and eight months since the earthquake and tsunami struck Tohoku, Japan on March 11, 2011. The affected areas still face various problems, but the victims and volunteers continue to work hard to help the areas recover.
Nerima is an area connected to the anime industry and the birthplace of such masterpiece anime as Dragon Ball and Dokidoki! PreCure!
For two days, Nov. 2 and 3, at Ikebukuro Sunshine City in Tokyo, the Animate Girls Festival (AGF) was held.
An exhibit for Devils and Realist opened at Gallery GoFa in Aoyama, Tokyo on Oct. 12.
Sep. 15, 2013 05:0017
The broadcast of the TV anime Beyond the Boundary (Kyōkai no Kanata) will begin on Oct. 2 on Tokyo MX and other networks.
Sep. 15, 2013 01:002
It has been announced that the TV anime Tonari no Seki-kun will begin broadcasting in January 2014.
Sep. 14, 2013 19:002
The Tokushima entertainment event Machi Asobi, which began in October 2009, is so popular that many fans come from outside the area to be a part of it. The 11th run of this event, titled Machi Asobi Vol. 11, will take place over three days from Oct. 12-14.
Sep. 14, 2013 14:0013
Dengeki Daioh, in which many popular manga are serialized, has teamed up with animation studio P.A. Works, which is known for creating such anime hits as Hanasaku Iroha and The Eccentric Family. The two companies are working together on the new anime Nagi no Asu Kara.
Sep. 14, 2013 07:003
The TV anime The Eccentric Family will come to a close on Sept. 29. In celebration of the finale, an advance screening of the final episode and an all night screening of the entire series will be held on Sept. 28, the day before the finale airs on TV.
Sep. 14, 2013 01:465
The Prefectural Tournament finally begins! How will Haruka and his teammates do?
Sep. 13, 2013 20:002
MangaPolo, much like the global explorer Marco Polo, is on a mission to go to the "land of manga" to share it's beauty with the Internet users of the world. Through its YouTube channel, MangaPolo distributes various videos related to manga.
Sep. 13, 2013 14:3017
Pre-orders are currently being accepted on the Tokyo Otaku Mode Premium Shop!
Sep. 13, 2013 10:0013
This fall, BlazBlue Alter Memory, an anime adaptation of the popular fighting game BlazBlue, will begin its TV broadcast run.
Sep. 13, 2013 05:004
It has been decided that the original anime Galilei Donna will begin broadcasting on Oct. 10 as a part of the fall season lineup of Fuji TV’s anime programming block, noitaminA.