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!
We asked Paparinz, a former bike mechanic who has been genuinely drawing illustrations for only two years, about his thoughts on drawing.
Sep. 5, 2013 18:006
The Iwatobi Swim Club is having trouble from the first day of their very first training camp!
Sep. 5, 2013 12:007
On Aug. 27 and 28, the event “Summer Vacation! Family Auto Festival” was held at Netz Toyota Toyama, and this itasha was on display.
Sep. 5, 2013 07:0033
What does “girly” mean? Illustrator Kazumi’s answer to this question is, “Wearing stylish and cute clothes”. She draws what she likes, and the girls on her illustrations are inlayed with her “style” and “cuteness”. We interviewed Kazumi, who pursues the image of such “girly” girls.
Sep. 5, 2013 04:003
Shocking news was recently announced during the Venice International Film Festival, one of the world’s most prominent international film festivals.
Sep. 5, 2013 01:325
All levels and nationalities welcome! The best translator will win a trip to Japan and be recognized as a professional translator of their chosen work and the runners-up will receive tablets! Start translating now!
Sep. 4, 2013 17:0017
On Aug. 31, a new video for Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Border: 2 Ghost Whispers was released on the series’ official site.
Sep. 4, 2013 09:008
The anime Nagi no Asu Kara will begin airing on Oct. 3 on Tokyo MX, BS Animax, Sun Television, KBS Kyoto, and TV Aichi.
Sep. 4, 2013 06:0041
In celebration of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y releasing on Oct. 12 for the Nintendo 3DS, an original TV anime based on the games Pokémon Red and *Pokémon Green titled Pokémon: The Origin will begin broadcasting in Japan on Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. via the TV Tokyo Network.
Sep. 4, 2013 01:493
Doraemon is likely one of the biggest contributors to “Cool Japan.”