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.
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!
Just in time for Halloween, the cosplay event Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festa 2014 was held for two days, Oct. 25 and 26.
Total weight of 10 kilograms! Tokyo Otaku Mode is eagerly preparing for its release!
A new page in the history of Hatsune Miku has been created.
Jim Lee, a masterful American comic artist who has worked on the Batman series, which turns 75 this year, is coming to Japan! A discussion, live painting, signing, and other events are planned.
A song that ties in with the currently airing TV anime Psycho-Pass 2! The jacket was created by redjuice!
The Legend of Zelda series is popular worldwide in a number of forms including games, manga, and figures. Now, the creators behind the manga adaptation of the series are showing us how to draw Japanese manga! This is the first time that Himekawa will be sharing their work process! Fans won’t want to miss this.
An exhibit of the TV anime Sword Art Online is on now at the Tokyo Anime Center from Oct. 15-26.
Shokotan aka Shoko Nakagawa, who “greedily” takes part in all kinds of activities such as singing, show MCing, voice acting, acting, and producing the fashion brand mmts, has embarked on her tour “Shoko Nakagawa Live Tour 2014 ‘Donyoku Kakumei (Greed Revolution)’” on Oct. 12.
The Danboard Photo Exhibition organized by Movic is on now from Oct. 8-20 at Daimaru Shinsaibashi.
Hatsune Miku made a guest appearance on the popular program Late Show with David Letterman of the American CBS broadcasting network and performed the song “Sharing the World.”
A collection of valuable information is in the works that explains the behind-the-scenes details on production of the anime Santa Company, which was successfully funded on Kickstarter.
“To those who don’t know better, they won’t think they're anime accessories. But those who know, will get it. Those are the kind of things I want to make.” - Cure Employee takanashi
There's an old office building in Kojimachi, Tokyo that's scheduled to be demolished. But before that, an art project transformed the entire building into a museum. The name of the project is BCTION. It's taken from the idea that one action (A) influences the the next action (B) in a chain of creative expansion. This is represented in the equation ACTION x ACTION = BCTION.
The Evangelion Store re-opened in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro P’Parco on Oct. 3. The store offers the same selection of attractive products to entice Evangelion fans as the Harajuku location, which unfortunately closed its doors in June 2014. Approximately 200 people lined up outside on opening day, and the store bustled with people looking to buy goods right as the store opened.
Rage of Bahamut Genesis
Rage of Bahamut Genesis
Rage of Bahamut, the smartphone app that has garnered popularity around the world, will be made into an anime. It’s title will be Rage of Bahamut Genesis.
On the final day of Tokyo Game Show 2014, a talk show and signing event was held at the Tokyo Otaku Mode booth!
Jul. 15, 2014 13:001
During Nintendo’s presentation video “Nintendo 3DS Direct 3rd Party Publisher Games” released on July 11, it was announced that Square Enix’s Nintendo 3DS game Final Fantasy Explorers will be released this winter.
Jul. 15, 2014 07:005
The broadcast of the TV anime Akame ga Kill! began earlier this month. The anime is broadcast every Sunday on Tokyo MX at 24:00.
Jul. 15, 2014 01:000
An event has landed in Japan that focuses on the world-popular creative group ThreeA.
Jul. 14, 2014 13:001
Things are finally starting to pick up for Garo: Honō no Kokuin, which will begin broadcasting this fall.
Jul. 14, 2014 07:005
A new addition to Yamaha’s Vocaloid series of software, “Vocaloid 3 Library Galaco NEO,” will release in early August. The characteristic of this female vocal library is that it is based on the voice of actress Kou Shibasaki.
Jul. 14, 2014 01:001
AniCool, a zero intermediate fee crowdfunding site that specializes in anime, opened on July 10.
Jul. 13, 2014 13:0015
The Most Sold Book in Japan for the First Half of the Year is Attack on Titan Vol. 13! Booklista Half-Year Ranking 2014 Announced, Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin Climbs to No. 2 Just Five Days After Release!
Booklista, a growing ebook service, announced on July 9 the results of the Booklista Half-Year Ranking 2014, which is comprised of the top selling ebooks available on Booklista’s ebook store.
Jul. 13, 2014 07:001
MHz is a design company that produces apparel of anime depicting unique worlds, such as Knights of Sidonia and Dorohedoro. We asked them about their fixations on the designs that sublimate the worlds of such works into fashion apparel in Hz, a selection shop under MHz’s management.
Jul. 13, 2014 01:0010
A working 18-meter tall Mobile Suit Gundam may not be too far off. Work on the Gundam Global Challenge, which is burdened with making this dream a reality, has begun.
Jul. 12, 2014 13:001
Terra Formars is a talked-about TV anime that will begin broadcasting this fall. This anime adaptation is based on a manga of the same name by Yū Sasuga and Kenichi Tachibana that is currently serialized in Weekly Young Jump (Shueisha).