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.
Otaku idol “Shokotan” aka Shoko Nakagawa does her all-Japan solo tour “Shoko Nakagawa Live Tour 2013 Chaos Z Tour” covered in blood! Two hours of energetic singing and undying shouts!
Sep. 9, 2013 11:457
A fandisc for the hit anime Love Live!, the second season of which has been confirmed, titled Love Live! ~Guide to Otonokizaka Academy~, will be released on Dec. 25.
Sep. 9, 2013 06:003
On Oct. 10, a figure of Marika Kato from the now finished popular anime series Bodacious Space Pirates, which is set to be adapted into a full length movie, will be available for purchase online from Hobby Japan.
Sep. 8, 2013 21:001
A night spent together strengthens their bonds as a team.
Sep. 8, 2013 16:0023
J-fans probably know what a “Hatsune Miku” is by now – you may even be thinking “No! It’s ‘who’ Hatsune Miku is!”
Sep. 8, 2013 10:003
“Ichiban Kuji Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo” (700 yen per entry) will begin later this month at Lawson, Family Mart, Circle K Sunkus, and bookstore locations throughout Japan!
Sep. 8, 2013 05:003
Shibu Pop, located on the the sixth floor of Shibuya Parco Part 1, is home to several interesting shops. Among them are fashion and book stores brimming with otaku goods and products special to Shibuya. Read on for further details on these hot spots.
Sep. 8, 2013 01:005
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of its launch, B’s-Log (Enterbrain), the most prominent game magazine for girls, has decided to make a stage adaptation of Hana Awase, an adventure-romance PC game and mook (a cross between a magazine and a book).
Sep. 7, 2013 14:5515
Giant advertisements of Monogatari Series Second Season displayed on the second floor of JR Akihabara Station beginning on Aug. 26 are gathering attention on Twitter.
Sep. 7, 2013 08:5249
The master of Japanese animation officially announced his retirement with a smile.