2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Content

Cosplay from new anime dominated the scene! We focus on everything cute and sexy we found at this summer’s Comic Market!

1,000 Pikachus Take Over Yokohama!

Even Ash is surprised! It’s a huge outbreak of Pikachus! Yokohama is dyed yellow!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cool & Interesting Content

Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!

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!

Popular American Anime "RWBY" Starts its Second Season

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.

Kickstarter Campaign Launches for Sci-Fi Anime *Under the Dog*

Introducing an original anime by the wonderful staff who worked on Evangelion, Steins;Gate, and Fire Emblem: Awakening!

2D Expressed in Real Life! Romanian Makeup Artist Shows off Colossal Titan Makeup!

Florea Flavia, a Romanian makeup artist who previously went viral for her Female Titan makeup cosplay, is at it again with Colossal Titan makeup!

Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project - New *Digimon Adventure* Series Announced!

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 Danboard that Moves! Let’s Go Meet This Costumed Danboard and Take Pictures Together!

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!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [2/2]

“Hatsune Miku is awesome!” - Noritaka Tatehana

Interview: Takeru Satoh, Kenshin Himura in "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends"

Takeru Satoh, who plays Kenshin Himura in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, sat for an interview with Tokyo Otaku Mode!

Wonder Festival 2014 Summer Company Booth Report

We report on the most interesting company booths from the massive event Wonder Festival 2014 Summer!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [1/2]

We talked to with shoe designer Noritaka Tatehana about what it’s like making shoes for worldwide pop superstar Lady Gaga!

Which Ones Do You Like? Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Edition

KanColle, MadoMagi, Evangelion! Find your new favorite figures here!

The Latest Figures! Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cool Edition

Check out XX photos of cool figures and cosplay from Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] held on July 27!

Nyan Nyan Hanten from *Macross Frontier* Comes to Tokyo! “Cafe & Bar Characro Feat. Macross Frontier” Opens!

A concept cafe themed after the popular anime Macross Frontier has opened in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The pleasant restaurant overflows with everything Macross Frontier, from the decorations to the menu items!

WonFes is Held, Products from New Anime and KanColle Unveiled!

It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!

Interview: Actor Ryunosuke Kamiki

An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!

Everything from the 17th *Pokémon* Movie is Here! Exhibit at Which to Experience the World of the Movie Opens

In celebration of the release of the newest Pokémon movie, Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, and the simultaneously screening short film Pikachu, What Kind of Keys Are These?, an exhibit called “Pokémon the Movie XY Exhibit: Let’s Meet Pikachu at the Roppongi Hills Observatory!” is taking place now.

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May. 14, 2014 01:001

Sengoku Basara Judge End Staff Announced, Character Art Released

*Sengoku Basara Judge End* Staff Announced, Character Art Released

Staff information and character art has been released for the new TV anime Sengoku Basara Judge End that was announced to begin airing this year.

May. 14, 2014 00:2849

Pick Up: Shiina Pikarin - An Otaku-kei Artist

Pick Up: Shiina Pikarin - An Otaku-kei Artist

A multi-talented 19-year-old otaku who’s a fashion model, musician, and talent.

May. 13, 2014 13:0014

Hako Vision Part 3: A Handheld Hatsune Miku 3D Hologram Concert for 500 Yen

Hako Vision Part 3: A Handheld Hatsune Miku 3D Hologram Concert for 500 Yen

Hatsune Miku has been announced as Part 3 of the Hako Vision series, a popular way to freely enjoy 3D in the palm of your hand.

May. 13, 2014 07:0025

Kirby and Pikmin Have Become Candy! A Look at Cute Sweets Blowing Up on Twitter

Kirby and Pikmin Have Become Candy! A Look at Cute Sweets Blowing Up on Twitter

Cute confectionary transformations of familiar characters from Kirby’s Dream Land and Pikmin are picking up attention.

May. 13, 2014 01:009

Bakuman Live-Action Movie Announced, Takeru Satoh and Ryūnosuke Kamiki to Play Main Characters, Release Date Set for 2015

*Bakuman* Live-Action Movie Announced, Takeru Satoh and Ryūnosuke Kamiki to Play Main Characters, Release Date Set for 2015

A live-action movie is in the works for Tsugumi Ohba’s and Takeshi Obata’s hugely popular manga Bakuman which has been serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) since 2008.

May. 12, 2014 13:003

Otomate in Namja Town 2014 - A Gathering of Five Otomate Works Beginning on May 10

Otomate in Namja Town 2014 - A Gathering of Five Otomate Works Beginning on May 10

From May 10 to July 6 at the Ikebukuro theme park Namja Town, the female game brand Otomate will hold the tie-in event “Otomate in Namja Town 2014.”

May. 12, 2014 07:002

Gero Second Live Tour Announced, 25 Stops Planned from Hokkaido to Okinawa, First Show to Be Held July 26

Gero Second Live Tour Announced, 25 Stops Planned from Hokkaido to Okinawa, First Show to Be Held July 26

Having overwhelming popularity on video sites, artist Gero who had his major debut in 2013 will hold his second long-anticipated live tour, and details have now been revealed for Gero Live Tour 2014 - Second.

May. 12, 2014 01:001

960-Page King of Works Includes Production Materials, Original Art, and Script from Tiger & Bunny: The Rising

960-Page *King of Works* Includes Production Materials, Original Art, and Script from *Tiger & Bunny: The Rising*

A production materials collection packed with everything from Tiger & Bunny: The Rising, which released on Feb. 8 and was very well received by fans, will release on June 20.

May. 11, 2014 13:0016

TOM Special Creator Round Table [3/3]

TOM Special Creator Round Table [3/3]

Why does Nonomy continue to crossplay?

May. 11, 2014 07:002

100 Popular Artists Draw “Kawaii” - Eshi 100 Exhibit Report

100 Popular Artists Draw “Kawaii” - Eshi 100 Exhibit Report

At Akiba Square in Akihabara, Tokyo, works by illustrators and manga artists were on display from April 29 to May 6 at Eshi 100 Exhibit.

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