1,000 Pikachus Take Over Yokohama!

Even Ash is surprised! It’s a huge outbreak of Pikachus! Yokohama is dyed yellow!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cool & Interesting Content

Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!

Comic Market 86 Opens!

KanColle running popular! The otaku’s poem of summer scenery, one of the largest otaku events in the world - Comic Market 86 has started!

Popular American Anime "RWBY" Starts its Second Season

RWBY is an American anime that follows the lives of ultra powerful teenagers training to be the next generation of peacekeepers, or hunters and huntresses.

Kickstarter Campaign Launches for Sci-Fi Anime *Under the Dog*

Introducing an original anime by the wonderful staff who worked on Evangelion, Steins;Gate, and Fire Emblem: Awakening!

2D Expressed in Real Life! Romanian Makeup Artist Shows off Colossal Titan Makeup!

Florea Flavia, a Romanian makeup artist who previously went viral for her Female Titan makeup cosplay, is at it again with Colossal Titan makeup!

Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project - New *Digimon Adventure* Series Announced!

On Aug. 1, new information was announced regarding the Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project which is taking place to celebrate the 15th anniversary since the TV anime Digimon Adventure began airing in 1999.

A Life-Size Danboard that Moves! Let’s Go Meet This Costumed Danboard and Take Pictures Together!

A life-size version of the popular character Danboard from the huge hit manga Yotsuba&! appears in Akihabara! We bring to you a photo report of Danboard’s slightly shocking cuteness!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [2/2]

“Hatsune Miku is awesome!” - Noritaka Tatehana

Interview: Takeru Satoh, Kenshin Himura in "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends"

Takeru Satoh, who plays Kenshin Himura in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, sat for an interview with Tokyo Otaku Mode!

Wonder Festival 2014 Summer Company Booth Report

We report on the most interesting company booths from the massive event Wonder Festival 2014 Summer!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [1/2]

We talked to with shoe designer Noritaka Tatehana about what it’s like making shoes for worldwide pop superstar Lady Gaga!

Which Ones Do You Like? Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Edition

KanColle, MadoMagi, Evangelion! Find your new favorite figures here!

The Latest Figures! Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cool Edition

Check out XX photos of cool figures and cosplay from Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] held on July 27!

Nyan Nyan Hanten from *Macross Frontier* Comes to Tokyo! “Cafe & Bar Characro Feat. Macross Frontier” Opens!

A concept cafe themed after the popular anime Macross Frontier has opened in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The pleasant restaurant overflows with everything Macross Frontier, from the decorations to the menu items!

WonFes is Held, Products from New Anime and KanColle Unveiled!

It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!

Interview: Actor Ryunosuke Kamiki

An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!

Everything from the 17th *Pokémon* Movie is Here! Exhibit at Which to Experience the World of the Movie Opens

In celebration of the release of the newest Pokémon movie, Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, and the simultaneously screening short film Pikachu, What Kind of Keys Are These?, an exhibit called “Pokémon the Movie XY Exhibit: Let’s Meet Pikachu at the Roppongi Hills Observatory!” is taking place now.

Interview: Actor Yusuke Iseya

An interview with Yusuke Iseya, the actor who plays Shinomori Aoshi in Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends!

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May. 4, 2014 07:008

Rurouni Kenshin Trailer & Theme Song Release

*Rurouni Kenshin* Trailer & Theme Song Release

In the three days following the trailer’s release on March 20 on the official site, it was viewed more than 330,000 times, with international versions in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, and Tagalog receiving more than 225,000 views. The trailer was accessed on YouTube from a total of 143 countries.

May. 4, 2014 01:006

The Garden of Words Wins AniMovie Category Grand Prix at Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film

*The Garden of Words* Wins AniMovie Category Grand Prix at Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film

Director Makoto Shinkai’s The Garden of Words won the Grand Prix in the AniMovie category at the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film.

May. 4, 2014 00:2417

Shocking! Kotobukiya Akihabara - A Shop for Otaku [2/2]

Shocking! Kotobukiya Akihabara - A Shop for Otaku [2/2]

This time, I’ll be taking a look at the upper floors that stock an array of core content!

May. 3, 2014 11:442

Chiaki Kuriyama from Kill Bill Appears in New CM for the Popular Game App Puyopuyo!! Quest

Chiaki Kuriyama from *Kill Bill* Appears in New CM for the Popular Game App *Puyopuyo!! Quest*

Puyopuyo!! Quest turns 1! Japanese actress Chiaki Kuriyama does PR for the game in a new commercial! And the wonderful, long-awaited new work by dance music project VIVIVID, whose debut music video has received over 300,000 views, is chosen as the game’s support song!

May. 3, 2014 07:0011

First New Serialization from Hiro Mashima in Five Years to Begin in Monthly Fairy Tail Magazine

First New Serialization from Hiro Mashima in Five Years to Begin in *Monthly Fairy Tail Magazine*

The rebooted TV anime Fairy Tail began broadcasting in April. Fans are casting an enthusiastic gaze on the anime due to it being the first new TV anime for the series in about a year.

May. 3, 2014 01:003

Kuroko’s Basketball Doujinshi Event “Kuroket” to Be Held By Comic Market Preparatory Committee

*Kuroko’s Basketball* Doujinshi Event “Kuroket” to Be Held By Comic Market Preparatory Committee

The Comic Market Preparatory Committee announced that on March 29, 2015, it will hold the event Kuroket which focuses on the popular manga Kuroko’s Basketball.

May. 2, 2014 13:002

MimimemeMIMI’s New Song “Say-You” Ties in with Game Atelier Shallie

MimimemeMIMI’s New Song “Say-You” Ties in with Game *Atelier Shallie*

New information has been announced regarding the two-person unit MimimemeMIMI comprised of singer/songwriter Yuka and illustrator Chamooi.

May. 2, 2014 04:0030

Shocking! Kotobukiya Akihabara - A Shop for Otaku [1/2]

Shocking! Kotobukiya Akihabara - A Shop for Otaku [1/2]

An array of richly varied, official products! TOM reporter Kyoka stops in!

May. 2, 2014 03:5141

Only One in the World? We Try Out An Ice Cream Vending Machine that Let’s You Dance with an Idol!

Only One in the World? We Try Out An Ice Cream Vending Machine that Let’s You Dance with an Idol!

Seventeen Ice, one of Japan’s most popular ice cream brands, has collaborated with popular idol Ayami Mutou!

May. 2, 2014 01:00157

The Female Titan Appears?! This Romanian Makeup Artist’s Titan Makeup is Amazing!

The Female Titan Appears?! This Romanian Makeup Artist’s Titan Makeup is Amazing!

We bring to you an interview with Romanian makeup artist Florea Flavia who blew up on Facebook for her Female Titan makeup.

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