Sexy? Fetishistic? Heart-Throbbing Aimai Bishoujo Art Exhibit Begins

The exhibit Aimai Bishoujo Art Exhibit began on April 29. The venue filled with nothing but shocking works was lively from the very first day with many males and females in attendance.

Popular Steam Titles Are Now Available on TOM!

TOM is now selling game codes for Steam, the online game platform popular throughout the world.

Naruto Exhibition Begins in Tokyo!

The exhibit “Serialization Conclusion Commemoration: Masashi Kishimoto Naruto Exhibition” began in Roppongi, Tokyo on April 25.

Wagakki Band - A New Sensation and Power to Wow the World

Wagakki Band has garnered over 18 million views for their cover of the Hatsune Miku song “Senbonzakura” using traditional Japanese instruments.Their fantastic abilities and new sound sensation continue to attract attention even now.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [2/2]

The music unit GARNiDELiA has released many anime tie-in songs since their major debut last year. This time, we talked with the artists about their tie-in song for the upcoming TV anime Gunslinger Stratos, which is set to start broadcasting from April, as well as what comes next for the musical duo. Looking at GARNiDELiA’s profile, the vocalist is MARiA, while the composer…

Can It Be?! Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Game Teaser Released!

Although the news was released on April Fools' day through Nintendo Direct, this Shin Megami Tensei ​X​ Fire Emblem​ ​video trailer is most certainly real!​

‘Alpacasso: The Origin’ Receives Rave Reviews! Sequel Rumors Also Fly

Alpacasso: The Origin, a movie based on the popular plushie series Alpacasso, was released on April 1!

Comiket Special 6 Photo Report: Makuhari Messe Edition

Enjoy our gallery of more than 78 photos from the event!

Comiket Special 6 Opens! Event Held at Makuhari for First Time in 25 Years

Comiket Special, a special version of the well-known Comiket (Comic Market), was held on March 28–29, 2015. The event was held at Makuhari Messe for the first time in 25 years, since 1990 (Comic Market 39), and was the event related to Comiket to have been held there since that time.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [1/2]

GARNiDELiA has given us the opening theme songs for Mekakucity Actors, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Gundam Reconguista in G. We asked the group about their upcoming performance at Sakura-Con 2015 in April.

Sakura Exhibition 2015 Soon to Tour the States

Sakura Exhibition 2015 in Tokyo is currently being held for five days March 24–28. The exhibition will also be touring the States in April.

Japanese Pro Soccer Team to Participate in Comiket Special!!

The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.

AnimeJapan 2015 Closes as a Grand Success!

The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Slice of Life/School Edition]

Get excited - trailers for spring 2015 slice of life and school life anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list ahead of time!

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Action/Battle Edition]

Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!

Tokyo One Piece Tower Opens on March 13!

Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!

George & Mattsun [2/2]: A Shop Brought to Life by Latte Art

The two latte artists opened the cafe REISSUE in Harajuku, Tokyo. The slogan of the shop is “A place where you can enjoy the best latte art in the world.”

George & Mattsun [1/2]: The Pioneers of Latte Art Culture

George and Mattsun competed at the Latte 1 Grand Prix Championship held at Odaiba, Tokyo. It ended with Mattsun losing and having his face covered in pie.

Review: A Unique Photo Exhibition, Panchira 2015

Inside a skirt, there lies a universe.

Creator Interview: Laica Chrose

We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.

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Feb. 2, 2015 13:00

The Sealing Wand from ‘Cardcaptor Sakura’ is Back! Complete with Original Voice Recording, ‘Release!’

The Sealing Wand from ‘Cardcaptor Sakura’ is Back! Complete with Original Voice Recording, ‘Release!’

The new toy titled “I Am A Cardcaptor ~Sealing Wand~,” based on the Sealing Wand from the TV anime series Cardcaptor Sakura, which has boasted tremendous popularity since it began airing in 1998, has been confirmed for product release!

Feb. 2, 2015 07:00

‘Blood Blockade Battlefront’ Anime Greenlit, Yasuhiro Nightow & Staff to Attend Talk Event, Broadcast Confirmed on Niconico Live

‘Blood Blockade Battlefront’ Anime Greenlit, Yasuhiro Nightow & Staff to Attend Talk Event, Broadcast Confirmed on Niconico Live

Coming before the start of the broadcast for Blood Blockade Battlefront this April, an event will be held on Sunday, Feb. 15.

Feb. 2, 2015 01:00

Fuchico and Taro Okamoto’s Amazing Collaboration! A Tower of the Sun that Hangs Off the Rim of Your Cup

Fuchico and Taro Okamoto’s Amazing Collaboration! A Tower of the Sun that Hangs Off the Rim of Your Cup

Tower of the Sun on the Cup, a collaborative item between capsule toy series Fuchico on the Cup, over 7 million of which have been sold, and artist Taro Okamoto, will be released on Wednesday, Feb. 25.

Feb. 1, 2015 13:00

Tokyo Performance of ‘Your Lie in April’ Classical Concert a Huge Success with Behind the Scenes Anime Production Stories Too

Tokyo Performance of ‘Your Lie in April’ Classical Concert a Huge Success with Behind the Scenes Anime Production Stories Too

Your Lie in April is a classical music anime broadcasting since October 2014 that is gaining popularity as a stand-out work. On Jan. 27, the spin-off concert “Your Lie in April Classical Concert” was held in the concert hall of the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space.

Feb. 1, 2015 07:00

‘Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu no F’ to Be First Japanese Film Screened in IMAX 3D

‘Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu no F’ to Be First Japanese Film Screened in IMAX 3D

IMAX is a way to enjoy films on a gigantic screen. Add to this the realistic feel of stereoscopic 3D and the experience become even more exciting.

Feb. 1, 2015 01:00

‘Is the Order a Rabbit?’ Second Season Confirmed!!!

‘Is the Order a Rabbit?’ Second Season Confirmed!!!

The second season of the TV anime Is the Order a Rabbit? has been confirmed.

Jan. 31, 2015 13:00

TV Anime ‘PriPara’ Season 2 to Begin in April, New Visual Reveals Mysterious New Characters

TV Anime ‘PriPara’ Season 2 to Begin in April, New Visual Reveals Mysterious New Characters

A new season will begin in April for the TV anime PriPara, the successor to the popular 2014 series Pretty Rhythm.

Jan. 31, 2015 07:00

‘Cross Ange’ Free Smartphone App Launches, Footage from 1st Fan Meeting Made Available

‘Cross Ange’ Free Smartphone App Launches, Footage from 1st Fan Meeting Made Available

On Jan. 27, an official smartphone app launched for the TV anime Cross Ange: Rondo of Angels and Dragons, which entered its second season broadcast in October 2014.

Jan. 31, 2015 01:00

Introducing ‘Kantai Collection’ Musashi Glasses from Cospa

Introducing ‘Kantai Collection’ Musashi Glasses from Cospa

Nijigen Cospa will release “Musashi Glasses” based on the browser game Kantai Collection.

Jan. 30, 2015 13:00

‘Haikyu!!’ Compilation Movie Confirmed, Development Continues on Season 2 TV Anime and More

‘Haikyu!!’ Compilation Movie Confirmed, Development Continues on Season 2 TV Anime and More

A new project is being hammered out for the popular TV anime Haikyu!! that was broadcast from April to September 2014.

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