"I’m sitting on a number of new project ideas." - Katsuhiro Otomo
Currently, Japanese anime culture is popular and widespread among the youth in Vietnam. Prominent in the anime culture, an eshi exhibition that has been held in many countries will come to Vietnam in early March 2014.
On Feb. 28, Katsuhiro Otomo’s poster exhibit “’Posters’ - Otomo Katsuhiro × Graphic Design” opened to the public. The exhibit features approximately 50 different pieces including artwork from Akira and collaborative advertisements.
A life-size model of the variable fighter Valkyrie VF-25F debuts at Tokyo Skytree!
“As my first art book, I’d say it’s pretty great. I can now die happy (laughs).” - RJB
“My favorite inspiration is naked women.” - RJB
Crypton Future Media, the company famous for producing and selling Vocaloids, organized an event called Snow Miku 2014 and matched it with the duration of the 65th Sapporo Snow Festival held in Sapporo, Hokkaido from Feb. 5 (Wed) to 11 (Tue).
A spring anime to watch out for! The long-awaited TV anime adaptation of a sports manga with over 3 million copies in print!
Our second photo report! Feast your eyes on the cute and sexy side of Winter Wonder Festival 2014!
We’ve put together a photo report of everything cool we found at Winter Wonder Festival 2014. Take a thorough look!
The company that gave birth to many popular characters such as Hello Kitty and My Melody, Sanrio, is organizing Sanrio Expo 2014 featuring new characters, new projects, and licensed goods for the 40th anniversary year of Hello Kitty.
Winter Wonder Festival 2014 was held on Feb. 9! The venue was colored with tons of beautiful figures!
The Wake Up, Girls! anime series began broadcasting on Jan. 10. To coincide with the beginning of the series, a film adaptation was released as well. What really sets this project apart though is that the rookie voice actors behind the characters are actually performing as the idol group in the real world!
Trailers for anime that will begin airing this spring have already started to be released. Here we’ll introduce 12 titles with trailers that have been released, including Season 2 of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and Gokukoku no Brynhildr.
What’s more important than a glamorous life?
The first new figure series to release in five years!
Challenging the wall of dimensions with passion and technology! The fans’ enthusiasm for three-dimensionalizing Miku is without borders!
Recently, in the Simpsons episode "Married to the Blob," animators paid tribute to the works of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli.
Nov. 21, 2013 07:006
Since its release in Japan on Nov. 9, Patema Inverted has created a huge stir among movie fans and anime fans alike.
Nov. 20, 2013 15:003
Masaaki Yuasa is a director who has frequently received awards for many of his works including The Tatami Galaxy and Mind Game. Now, his newest work, Kick-Heart, is coming to Blu-ray.
Nov. 20, 2013 12:0021
The winners of the Hatsune Miku Fan Design Contest were just recently announced, and TOM was excited to be part of the judging process for the first time.
Nov. 20, 2013 08:0018
On Nov. 13, life-size figures of the characters Lelouch and C.C. from the series Code Geass appeared in front of Bellesalle Akihabara.
Nov. 20, 2013 01:413
The fan disc The New Prince of Tennis DVD Fan Disc - Be a Rival and Friend that combines the charm and passion of the anime The New Prince of Tennis will be released on Dec. 25.
Nov. 19, 2013 13:002
Doraemon is not only Fujio F. Fujiko’s representative work, but is also well known as an anime. Next summer, the series’ first 3D CG animated film will be released. That film is titled Stand By Me Doraemon.
Nov. 19, 2013 07:000
From Nov. 20-24, a collaborative exhibit between illustrator Nankotsu Misakura and flower artist Guren called “Re:shadow” will be held in the main building of the former Tōmyōji temple in Yokohama Saikei-en.
Nov. 19, 2013 01:4511
TOM Japanese writer's report on the booths at Anime Festival Asia 2013! What gathered the most attention?
Nov. 18, 2013 13:008
God Eater 2 (PlayStation Vita/PSP) released by Namco Bandai Games on Nov. 14 is a continuation that takes place three years after the events of the popular God Eater Burst.