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American Comic Book Master Jim Lee Graces Akihabara with His Presence

Jim Lee gives a talk and live drawing demonstration in Akihabara!

"Knights of Sidonia" Movie Release Confirmed

It has been confirmed that a compilation of the popular TV anime adaptation of Knights of Sidonia will release in theaters. The release date is March 6, 2015.

"Attack on Titan" Second Season TV Anime Confirmed

It has been confirmed that the second season of the TV anime Attack on Titan is in the works for 2016.

A High School Girl Climbs a Hill! High Quality Short Anime Releases!

The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.

“Titan Montage” Released on *Attack on Titan* Exhibit Special Site!

In anticipation of the opening of the Attack on Titan Exhibit at the Ueno Royal Museum on Friday, Nov. 28, the popular manga has released a “Titan Montage” on the Attack on Titan Exhibit special site that allows visitors to choose faces and generate a Titan-style portrait.

Cute & Elegant! From Collaboration Series Between Fashion Doll Brand Pullip × *Sailor Moon* Comes Princess Serenity!

The collaboration series between fashion doll brand Pullip and Sailor Moon continues to expand, and many TOM fans have likely been looking forward to the introduction of the next Sailor Soldier.

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!

Interview with Hideaki Anno, Creator of *Evangelion* [1/2]

In 1995, Hideaki Anno directed the TV anime Neon Genesis Evangelion, which went on to become a social phenomenon and secured his place in the anime world. He's gone on to create the Rebuild of Evangelion film series, and in November 2012, announced the latest film, Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo. Fans from around the world listened eagerly to what he had to say.

*Evangelion* 20th Anniversary Bombshell, a Mysterious Work Just Like *Attack on Titan*, and… Hideaki Anno Talk Show “Director Edition” Report

This is Part 2 of our report on the Hideaki Anno talk event held at Tokyo International Film Festival. This time, Anno talks deeply about the animation works he has directed. And he drops a bombshell about Evangelion...

Anime *Psycho-Pass 2* OP “Enigmatic Feeling” Releases on Nov. 5

The design of the limited edition jacket shows a jet black special issue Dominator!

Hideaki Anno Talks Deep About Himself! Hideaki Anno Talk Event: Live-Action Edition

Hideaki Anno put on talk events at the recently held Tokyo International Film Festival. Here, we report on one of the events called “Live-Action Edition.”

Soccer Team Collaborates with *A Certain Scientific Railgun*!

A collaboration event between a soccer team and the anime A Certain Scientific Railgun called “Soccer Match with a Certain Anime” was held! We went to check out the game!

Spider-Man X Attack on Titan Collaboration?!

It seems like an otaku's crazy dream, but it's real.

Share Your Memories of *Naruto*! Shonen Jump Begins Accepting Comments!

The hugely popular manga Naruto is on the verge of its climax, and there is huge buzz surrounding its upcoming finale. Meanwhile, continuing from its first fanart campaign, Shonenjump.viz.com has begun accepting comments regarding Naruto memories.

Let’s Take a Look Back at 15 Years of *Naruto* on the Special Site “Naruto Final Countdown!”

A special site called “Naruto Final Countdown!” has opened on the official site of the hugely popular Weekly Shonen Jump manga Naruto, the conclusion to which is closing in.

“Anna Tsuchiya × The Evil Within” Halloween Event Heats Up Shinjuku!

On Oct. 26, a Halloween parade and mini concert were held by Japanese talent and musician Anna Tsuchiya at the Futabadori East Shinjuku Shopping District.

A Flood of *Naruto* Fan Art from All Over the World!

The manga Naruto is closing in on its finale. Announcing a surprise project by Shueisha, the publisher of the magazine Naruto is serialized in, Weekly Shonen Jump!

Cosplay Parade Brings Excitement to Ikebukuro!

Just in time for Halloween, the cosplay event Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festa 2014 was held for two days, Oct. 25 and 26.

Exterminate the Titans! 3D Maneuver Gear Coming in January

Total weight of 10 kilograms! Tokyo Otaku Mode is eagerly preparing for its release!

Miku Expo 2014 Report: Miku’s Popularity is Strong in the US Too

A new page in the history of Hatsune Miku has been created.

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Aug. 18, 2014 13:000

Ganba no Bouken HD Remaster Releases on Blu-ray Box Set, Includes All Episodes and Two Movies

*Ganba no Bouken* HD Remaster Releases on Blu-ray Box Set, Includes All Episodes and Two Movies

Ganba no Bouken, a TV anime series that was broadcasted in a total of 26 episodes in 1975, has now been revived in the form of new video.

Aug. 18, 2014 08:161

Knights of Sidonia Tsugumori Takeoff Scene Brought to Life in 360° VR Via New Oculus Rift DK2

*Knights of Sidonia* Tsugumori Takeoff Scene Brought to Life in 360° VR Via New Oculus Rift DK2

The Tsugumori takeoff scene as seen in the sci-fi anime Knights of Sidonia can now be experienced using the latest virtual reality Oculus Rift headset.

Aug. 18, 2014 01:008

Latest PV for The Irregular at Magic Highschool: Out of Order Features Main Character Battles Scenes and 3-Part Gameplay System Explanation

Latest PV for *The Irregular at Magic Highschool: Out of Order* Features Main Character Battles Scenes and 3-Part Gameplay System Explanation

On Aug. 11, the newest PV for the PS Vita game The Irregular at Magic High School: Out of Order, planned to release Oct. 30, was made public by Bandai Namco Games.

Aug. 17, 2014 13:007

Popular Sneaker Bunko Work The Testament of Sister New Devil Getting TV Anime in 2015

Popular Sneaker Bunko Work *The Testament of Sister New Devil* Getting TV Anime in 2015

The popular Sneaker Bunko light novel The Testament of Sister New Devil is becoming a TV anime to broadcast in 2015.

Aug. 17, 2014 07:005

Okami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji to Begin Broadcasting in October on Tokyo MX and Other Networks

*Okami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji* to Begin Broadcasting in October on Tokyo MX and Other Networks

Ayuko Hatta’s popular manga Okami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji that is currently serializing in the shoujo manga magazine Bessatsu Margaret is becoming a TV anime.

Aug. 17, 2014 01:223

A Collection of Kuroko’s Basketball Goods in Shinjuku, Chara Pop Store Opens for a Limited Time

A Collection of *Kuroko’s Basketball* Goods in Shinjuku, Chara Pop Store Opens for a Limited Time

A specialty shop for Kuroko’s Basketball, which is picking up attention due to the decision to begin production on Season 3 of the TV anime, will be opening in Shinjuku Marui Annex in Tokyo.

Aug. 16, 2014 13:008

Strobe Edge Becoming Live-Action Film Starring Sota Fukushi and Kasumi Arimura to Release in March 2015

*Strobe Edge* Becoming Live-Action Film Starring Sota Fukushi and Kasumi Arimura to Release in March 2015

A live-action film adaptation of Io Sakisaka’s bestselling manga Strobe Edge has been announced. The film stars the extremely talented Sota Fukushi and Kasumi Arimura, and it will release in March 2015.

Aug. 16, 2014 03:383

Comic Market 86 Opens!

Comic Market 86 Opens!

KanColle running popular! The otaku’s poem of summer scenery, one of the largest otaku events in the world - Comic Market 86 has started!

Aug. 16, 2014 01:314

The Characters of Wake Up, Girls! Return as Animals - Production Begins on Wake Up, Girl Zoo!

The Characters of *Wake Up, Girls!* Return as Animals - Production Begins on *Wake Up, Girl Zoo!*

It has been revealed that the popular anime Wake Up, Girls!, which kicked off early this year with the simultaneous release of an animated film along with a TV anime series, will be getting a new development this fall.

Aug. 15, 2014 13:0017

Eye-Catching and Cute! Sailor Moon Earphone Charms to Finally Release as Gachapon Toys

Eye-Catching and Cute! Sailor Moon Earphone Charms to Finally Release as Gachapon Toys

Gachapon machines all over Japan will begin selling earphone charms modeled after the earrings worn by the Sailor Scouts in Sailor Moon.

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