“Anna Tsuchiya × The Evil Within” Halloween Event Heats Up Shinjuku!

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.

A Flood of *Naruto* Fan Art from All Over the World!

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!

Cosplay Parade Brings Excitement to Ikebukuro!

Just in time for Halloween, the cosplay event Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festa 2014 was held for two days, Oct. 25 and 26.

Exterminate the Titans! 3D Maneuver Gear Coming in January

Total weight of 10 kilograms! Tokyo Otaku Mode is eagerly preparing for its release!

Miku Expo 2014 Report: Miku’s Popularity is Strong in the US Too

A new page in the history of Hatsune Miku has been created.

Jim Lee of *Batman* Series Fame to Attend International Manga Fest 2014 in Japan

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.

Details Revealed & Jacket Released for Egoist’s Fifth Single “Fallen”

A song that ties in with the currently airing TV anime Psycho-Pass 2! The jacket was created by redjuice!

Manga Artist Akira Himekawa Teaches How to Draw Manga with Masterpiece *The Legend of Zelda*!

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.

SAO Exhibit to Be Held

An exhibit of the TV anime Sword Art Online is on now at the Tokyo Anime Center from Oct. 15-26.

New Ending Theme of TV Anime *Pokémon: XY* Revealed!? Glued to Shokotan’s Live Tour “Greed Revolution”

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.

Danboard Photo Exhibition on Now at Daimaru Shinsaibashi

The Danboard Photo Exhibition organized by Movic is on now from Oct. 8-20 at Daimaru Shinsaibashi.

Have You Seen the Video? Hatsune Miku Appears on Popular CBS Program

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.”

Fundraising Begins on Kickstarter for Practical English Materials Collection for Studying Anime!

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.

Creator Interview: Cure Employee takanashi

“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

Dilapidated Building Becomes Temporary Museum: #BCTION Creates a World Interweaving Street Art and Cosplay

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.

Re-opening of Evangelion Store in Ikebukuro

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.

Director Interview: "Rage of Bahamut" Anime Adaptation! (1/3)

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.

Manga Artist Combo Ume Holds Talk Show at TGS 2014

On the final day of Tokyo Game Show 2014, a talk show and signing event was held at the Tokyo Otaku Mode booth!

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Jul. 12, 2014 07:0011

Sailor Moon Crystal Anime Breaks Through 1 Million Views Worldwide in Just Two Days

*Sailor Moon Crystal* Anime Breaks Through 1 Million Views Worldwide in Just Two Days

The simultaneous worldwide broadcast of the talked-about new anime Sailor Moon Crystal began on July 5.

Jul. 12, 2014 01:004

Hanayamata and Eizan Electric Railway Collaborate, Trains with Special Headsigns Begin Service on July 10

*Hanayamata* and Eizan Electric Railway Collaborate, Trains with Special Headsigns Begin Service on July 10

Various collaborations are in development between the Kyoto railway company Eizan Electric Railway and Manga Time Kirara (Houbunsha).

Jul. 11, 2014 13:005

The World of One Piece Comes to USJ! “One Piece Summer Adventure” Opening Day Report

The World of *One Piece* Comes to USJ! “One Piece Summer Adventure” Opening Day Report

A limited time event themed after One Piece that will run until Sept. 7 has opened at Universal Studios Japan.

Jul. 11, 2014 07:00110

These Paper Sculptures Are Amazing! Love Live! Characters Reimagined Through Paper!

These Paper Sculptures Are Amazing! Love Live! Characters Reimagined Through Paper!

We asked Takahashi all about his paper sculptures of the members of μ’s!

Jul. 11, 2014 02:151

Knights of Sidonia Anime Goods Sold at Tokyo’s Tokyo Now Available on TOM!

*Knights of Sidonia* Anime Goods Sold at Tokyo’s Tokyo Now Available on TOM!

Introducing must-see items from Knights of Sidonia, the hit anime that will broadcast worldwide this summer!

Jul. 11, 2014 01:0040

Create an Original Sailor Scout Online - “Sailor Senshi Maker” Trending Overseas

Create an Original Sailor Scout Online - “Sailor Senshi Maker” Trending Overseas

“Sailor Senshi Maker,” with which you can create your very own original Sailor Scout, is gathering a lot of attention overseas.

Jul. 10, 2014 13:009

TV Anime Trinity Seven to Broadcast This Fall, Seven Girls Manipulate the Seven Deadly Sins

TV Anime *Trinity Seven* to Broadcast This Fall, Seven Girls Manipulate the Seven Deadly Sins

A TV anime is being made for the popular fantasy manga Trinity Seven - 7-nin no Masho Tsukai, which is currently serializing in Monthly Dragon Age (Kadokawa Fujimi Shobo).

Jul. 10, 2014 07:001

Even Ingrams Wear Seatbelts - Car Transportation Manner Poster Themed After Patlabor

Even Ingrams Wear Seatbelts - Car Transportation Manner Poster Themed After *Patlabor*

A tie-in campaign is underway between The Next Generation: Patlabor, to which seven chapters will release sequentially, and the National Police Agency.

Jul. 10, 2014 03:015

Japan’s Masterpiece Anime and Tokusatsu Shows Are Now Airing in Indonesia! Let’s Take a Look at WAKUWAKU JAPAN!

Japan’s Masterpiece Anime and Tokusatsu Shows Are Now Airing in Indonesia! Let’s Take a Look at WAKUWAKU JAPAN!

The cable TV network WAKUWAKU JAPAN launched in Indonesia in February of this year and in Myanmar in June. The network broadcasts a variety of entertainment shows created in Japan.

Jul. 10, 2014 01:000

Asagaya Anime Street

Asagaya Anime Street

This is your guide to a couple of Tokyo’s anime meccas!

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