Conversation Interview: Milky Bunny x TOM Special Creator COGA

Milky Bunny is known for her single “I Wish,” which is the title song for the anime Fairy Tail. This is what these two artists had to say about their future!

Volks Holds Spring Event “Hobby Round 11”

An array of new figures from hobby goods manufacturer Volks! With the theme “Up and Coming: New Challenge,” the event has breathed new life into everyone’s hobbying lifestyle!

AV-98 Ingram Looks at the Sky

Hearing that the Special Vehicle Section 2, Division 2 had been called out to Kichijōji in Tokyo, I went to go look.

Premiere Screenings of the Movie *K: Missing Kings* to Be Held in America and France!

It has been announced that the animated movie K: Missing Kings to release in Japan on July 12 (Sat.) will first premiere at large-scale anime events overseas.

An Anime Shopping District in the City of Anime?! The Asagaya Anime Street Finally Opens!

When you hear of a city deeply connected to anime, what city do you think of? Whether it be Akihabara - the otaku paradise, or Ikebukuro which has been flourishing with female otaku lately, or Nagano where one can find rare anime goods, there are many cities in Tokyo that are deeply connected to anime.

Interview with Anison Singer Gero

Anime songs (anison) from Japan are currently highly popular overseas, with anison singers frequently holding concerts and events. Among these anison singers, one who is picking up considerable attention is Gero.

Figure Manufacturer Kotobukiya: The Quest for the Ideal Figure [2/3]

We give you an exclusive look at the design department of one of Japan’s foremost figure makers, Kotobukiya!

Focus: The Pullip Doll Series Keeps Getting Cuter and Cuter!

Fans are increasing all over the world! But, what kind of doll is a Pullip?

Interview: Otaku Artist Shoko Nakagawa [2/2]

“Anison is a righteous magic that crosses borders and makes people smile in an instant.” - Shoko Nakagawa

Figure Manufacturer Kotobukiya: Spreading Figures from Tachikawa to Japan and the World [1/3]

Infiltrating the offices of renowned Japanese figure manufacturer Kotobukiya!

Interview: Otaku Artist Shoko Nakagawa [1/2]

“The current age of otaku culture is a lucky time.” - Shoko Nakagawa

Popular Cosplay Idol Alodia Appears in TV Commercial Commemorating the Release of *Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd*

A new TV commercial created to commemorate the release of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd, a rhythm-action game that features Vocaloid Hatsune Miku, has created a huge stir.

One Piece, MadoMagi, and Even Kan Colle - Curtain Damashii Sends Ita-Curtains to the World

For otaku who like anime, manga, and games, their home, in particular their bedroom, is a private space where they can showcase the full extent of their fandom through a carefully selected and arranged collection of figures, manga, games, and other otaku goods...

A Party is Held in Japan to Celebrate the Broadcast of TV Anime *Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles*

PVs for the opening and ending theme songs, a special screening of a PV of the upcoming live-action movie, and more!

*The Bride’s Stories* Wins Cartoon Grand Prize 2014

On March 27, the award ceremony was held for the Cartoon Grand Prize, for which recommended works from 2013 are chosen from different categories by mainly bookstore employees. Winning the Grand Prize this year was Kaoru Mori’s manga The Bride’s Stories.

It’s April Fools’ Day! Even Japan is Getting into the Spirit with Wild Pranks!

Let’s look at how otaku in Japan celebrate April Fools’ Day!

Fans Gather in LA for *Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster* Launch Event Attended by Producer Yoshinori Kitase and Art Director Yusuke Naora!

On March 15, 2014, representatives from Square Enix held an unprecedented event in a Los Angeles art gallery to celebrate the North American release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster.

*Kill la Kill* Collaborates with an Original Maid Cafe! Kill la Kill Cafe Opens in Akihabara!

The popular anime is collaborating with the first maid cafe, Cure Maid Cafe. The collaborative cafe, titled Kill la Kill Cafe, is open now until April 6 (Sun).

*Psycho-Pass* Project Begins!

A “new edited version” of Season 1 will be broadcast on Noitamina in July! Psycho-Pass 2 will begin in October! And this winter, Psycho-Pass the Movie will have a countrywide roadshow release!

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Jan. 7, 2014 09:5130

Alodia's Tokyo Life #1: I’ve Come to Tokyo!

Alodia's Tokyo Life #1: I’ve Come to Tokyo!

Alodia, a popular cosplayer from the Philippines who has tremendous worldwide support, is now living in Tokyo and reporting her daily life on Tokyo Otaku Mode! You definitely don’t want to miss this!

Jan. 7, 2014 00:576

Gearing Up for Season 2: A Look Back at the First Season of Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea (Part 3)

Gearing Up for Season 2: A Look Back at the First Season of Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea (Part 3)

Looking toward Season 2: A story in between fantasy and romance.

Jan. 6, 2014 14:0012

Fans Gather to Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Well-Known Light Novel Label Dengeki Bunko! Huge Dengeki Bunko Winter Exhibit Event Report

Fans Gather to Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Well-Known Light Novel Label Dengeki Bunko! Huge Dengeki Bunko Winter Exhibit Event Report

Beginning in the morning on Dec. 28 (Sat), the area around Bellesalle Akihabara was crowded with people. The reason for the crowds was the event Huge Dengeki Bunko Winter Exhibit that was held to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the major light novel label Dengeki Bunko.

Jan. 6, 2014 07:000

A Young Boy’s Lies and Truth: Video Introduction to Chapter 2 of the Manga The Seven Deadly Sins!

A Young Boy’s Lies and Truth: Video Introduction to Chapter 2 of the Manga The Seven Deadly Sins!

MangaPolo, much like the global explorer Marco Polo, is on a mission to go to the "land of manga" to share its beauty with the Internet users of the world. Through its YouTube channel, MangaPolo distributes various videos related to manga.

Jan. 6, 2014 01:002

Fantasy and a Love Story: A Look Back at the First Season of Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea (Part 2)

Fantasy and a Love Story: A Look Back at the First Season of Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea (Part 2)

Love during the time between childhood and adulthood: A complicated love story.

Jan. 5, 2014 13:001

MangaPolo - Riding on the Turtle’s Back...Video Introduction to the Story of Chapter 3 of the Son Goku Training Arc of Dragon Ball!

MangaPolo - Riding on the Turtle’s Back...Video Introduction to the Story of Chapter 3 of the Son Goku Training Arc of Dragon Ball!

MangaPolo, much like the global explorer Marco Polo, is on a mission to go to the "land of manga" to share it's beauty with the Internet users of the world. Through its YouTube channel, MangaPolo distributes various videos related to manga.

Jan. 5, 2014 07:001

A Fantasy of the Gap Between Land and Sea: A Look Back at the First Season of Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea (Part 1)

A Fantasy of the Gap Between Land and Sea: A Look Back at the First Season of Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea (Part 1)

The land and sea - two worlds connected in Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea.

Jan. 5, 2014 01:54250

Trailer for Sword Art Online II Releases

Trailer for Sword Art Online II Releases

Season 2, activate!

Jan. 4, 2014 13:001

Second PV for Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Releases on Official Site, Wallpapers and Twitter Icons Become Available

Second PV for Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Releases on Official Site, Wallpapers and Twitter Icons Become Available

Atlus has updated the official site for its forthcoming Nintendo 3DS game Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth to release on June 5, 2014 in Japan with the second promotional video for the game.

Jan. 4, 2014 07:005

Anime Adaptation of Rage of Bahamut Greenlit, PV and Information on Staff Releases

Anime Adaptation of Rage of Bahamut Greenlit, PV and Information on Staff Releases

An anime adaptation of the social game Rage of Bahamut developed by Cygames and currently available on Mobage has been greenlit.

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