Collaborative yatsuhashi between virtual singer Hatsune Miku and Shogoin Yatsuhashi Honten, a long-running yatsuhashi company established in 1689, will be sold at the event Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai 2014 in Osaka to be held on Aug. 30 at Intex Osaka.
Salmon, shrimp, and tuna. These delicious-looking socks designed after sushi are trending!
An interview with Keishi Otomo, the director behind the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film series.
America, France, Italy, Brazil. We met anime and manga fans from around the world!
Cosplay from new anime dominated the scene! We focus on everything cute and sexy we found at this summer’s Comic Market!
Even Ash is surprised! It’s a huge outbreak of Pikachus! Yokohama is dyed yellow!
Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!
KanColle running popular! The otaku’s poem of summer scenery, one of the largest otaku events in the world - Comic Market 86 has started!
RWBY is an American anime that follows the lives of ultra powerful teenagers training to be the next generation of peacekeepers, or hunters and huntresses.
Introducing an original anime by the wonderful staff who worked on Evangelion, Steins;Gate, and Fire Emblem: Awakening!
Florea Flavia, a Romanian makeup artist who previously went viral for her Female Titan makeup cosplay, is at it again with Colossal Titan makeup!
On Aug. 1, new information was announced regarding the Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project which is taking place to celebrate the 15th anniversary since the TV anime Digimon Adventure began airing in 1999.
A life-size version of the popular character Danboard from the huge hit manga Yotsuba&! appears in Akihabara! We bring to you a photo report of Danboard’s slightly shocking cuteness!
“Hatsune Miku is awesome!” - Noritaka Tatehana
Takeru Satoh, who plays Kenshin Himura in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, sat for an interview with Tokyo Otaku Mode!
We report on the most interesting company booths from the massive event Wonder Festival 2014 Summer!
We talked to with shoe designer Noritaka Tatehana about what it’s like making shoes for worldwide pop superstar Lady Gaga!
KanColle, MadoMagi, Evangelion! Find your new favorite figures here!
Check out XX photos of cool figures and cosplay from Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] held on July 27!
May. 28, 2014 01:004
It has been announced that Babymetal will perform at the music festival Heavy Montreal being held in Canada on Aug. 9 (Sat.) and 10 (Sun.).
May. 27, 2014 13:0014
A spin-off to the popular anime Soul Eater is airing now! The opening theme “monochrome” is picking up attention!
May. 27, 2014 07:001
Kodansha’s new monthly subscription service Joshi Comi will launch on the Yahoo Bookstore on June 5.
May. 27, 2014 01:003
On May 24, it was announced that Mario, main character of the hugely popular Nintendo game series Super Mario Bros., is now releasing worldwide for the first time as a full action figure, “S.H.Figuarts Mario.”
May. 26, 2014 13:007
Park, a shop themed after fashion × otaku × creation, opened in Harajuku on May 21.
May. 26, 2014 07:007
A school outfit modeled after the one worn by the characters Miyuki Sone and Aoi Mukou from Kimi to Kanojo to Kanojo no Koi will be released from the cosplay shop Cospatio.
May. 26, 2014 00:004
This is Part 5 of Episode 13 of Japacon TV, a show that introduces the popular subcultures of Japan, which is titled “Dream Collaborations Between Anime and Commercials?! The Frontlines of the Anime Advertisement Business.” This time, we have one more interview to get the inside view on another anime commercial.
May. 25, 2014 13:0017
The Cthulhu Mythos Exhibition was held from May 13-24, 2014, at the Span Art Gallery in Tokyo’s Ginza district.
May. 25, 2014 07:006
On May 21, FuRyu released original illustrations to be used as in-store bonuses for the Nintendo 3DS game Hamatora: Look at Smoking World to release on July 17 on the game’s official site.
May. 25, 2014 01:0011
The TV anime One Week Friends, which began broadcasting on Tokyo MX and other networks in April, is a talked-about work that tells of the relationship between classmates, one of whom loses her memory of her friends every week.