We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.
A talk with Mikeou, the creator behind this moe ita-curtain.
We spoke with Shirow Miwa, the manga artist and illustrator behind the cover of More Heroes and Heroines.
An exhibition of award-winning works for the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival was open from Feb. 4–15.
We spoke with illustrator Yuu, who designed “ita-curtains” featuring a Japanese-style Alice in Wonderland.
From famous characters of old, to characters from new series! The forefront of the figure world is right here!
We’re introducing through pictures the cool and comical creations spotted at the garage kit festival Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter]! Even Tokyo Ghoul’s Kaneki has finally become a figure?!
Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter] (WonFes), the world’s largest garage kit festival, was held at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex on Feb. 8.
Kuuchuu Yousai is an illustrator who draws incredibly adorable girls. Capturing every detail from the deepest parts of the eyes to the highlights on the hair, he depicts girls in a natural way. Currently, he does professional rough drawings and illustration work for games, while also leading a doujinshi circle called Pagupagu Magu, and has even released an ita-curtain on Tokyo Otaku Mode...
Featuring the life-sized cockpit of the Variable Fighter VF-1S Valkyrie and even some Macross-themed original food!
Jan. 23 marked the grand opening of Universal Cool Japan, an event at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka that features attractions for Evangelion, Attack on Titan, and more.
Limited Time Promotion Marks The Milestone With 4 FREE Digital Issues Featuring The Best Manga Including DEATH NOTE Creator Takeshi Obata’s Brand New Series And More!
ALA 2015 took place at the LAX Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles from January 9-11.
Game Creative Exchange, a seminar for illustrators and art directors, was held at the National Art Center Tokyo.
The large-scale otaku event AnimeJapan will be held from March 20, while Comic Market Special, which is only held once every five years, will begin on March 28. They have a common keyword: Globalization.
Introducing pictures of the female cosplayers who dazzled Comiket!
Introducing the cool, eye-catching male cosplayers of Comic Market 87!
Comic Market 87, the world’s largest event for selling and displaying doujinshi, started its first of three days on December 28.
Over the span of two days, Dec. 20 and 21, a grand gathering of events and content from popular works such as Naruto and One Piece unfolded! Not to mention, there was also a spontaneous disclosure of certain details about the next Naruto movie from the creator of Naruto himself!
Nov. 14, 2014 23:003
Spanning manga, anime, movies, and even enormous exhibits, there is no sign of Attack on Titan’s popularity waning. On Dec. 9 (Tues.), the series will be introduced as an Ichiban Kuji titled “Ichiban Kuji Attack on Titan - March to Freedom.”
Nov. 14, 2014 13:008
Earth Music & Ecology Japan Label is releasing items themed after the everyday clothes worn by the five magical girls in the movie Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion released in October 2013.
Nov. 14, 2014 07:002
Non Non Biyori is a comedy about the country life that has over 10 million copies in print and to which a second season of the TV anime has been confirmed.
Nov. 13, 2014 23:001
Comic It, a female-oriented comic magazine comprised entirely of original works and targeted mainly at “adult otaku women” in their 20s-30s, will launch next year.
Nov. 13, 2014 13:004
Seven-Eleven has released a one-of-a-kind collaboration car between Evangelion and Orochi called the Mitsuoka Motors Evangelion Orochi.
Nov. 13, 2014 07:003
The application period to participate in the Overseas Circle at the special event “Comiket Special 6 - Otaku Summit 2015” to be held on March 28 and 29, 2015 at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex has begun.
Nov. 12, 2014 23:003
The collaboration series between fashion doll brand Pullip and Sailor Moon continues to expand, and many TOM fans have likely been looking forward to the introduction of the next Sailor Soldier.
Nov. 12, 2014 18:002
THE GUEST café & diner, which is located inside Shibuya PARCO, will collaborate with the character everyone loves – Hello Kitty! Hello Kitty Café will be open from Nov 14 until Dec 25.
Nov. 12, 2014 13:004
Masashi Kishimoto’s popular manga Naruto concluded in the newest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) on sale Nov. 10. Using this timing, a new and official iOS and Android Naruto app was launched.
Nov. 12, 2014 07:002
New member Karen has been welcomed into ClariS and the group has announced the Jan. 7 release of their single, “Border.”