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A High School Girl Climbs a Hill! High Quality Short Anime Releases!

The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.

“Titan Montage” Released on *Attack on Titan* Exhibit Special Site!

In anticipation of the opening of the Attack on Titan Exhibit at the Ueno Royal Museum on Friday, Nov. 28, the popular manga has released a “Titan Montage” on the Attack on Titan Exhibit special site that allows visitors to choose faces and generate a Titan-style portrait.

Cute & Elegant! From Collaboration Series Between Fashion Doll Brand Pullip × *Sailor Moon* Comes Princess Serenity!

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.

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!

Interview with Hideaki Anno, Creator of *Evangelion* [1/2]

In 1995, Hideaki Anno directed the TV anime Neon Genesis Evangelion, which went on to become a social phenomenon and secured his place in the anime world. He's gone on to create the Rebuild of Evangelion film series, and in November 2012, announced the latest film, Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo. Fans from around the world listened eagerly to what he had to say.

*Evangelion* 20th Anniversary Bombshell, a Mysterious Work Just Like *Attack on Titan*, and… Hideaki Anno Talk Show “Director Edition” Report

This is Part 2 of our report on the Hideaki Anno talk event held at Tokyo International Film Festival. This time, Anno talks deeply about the animation works he has directed. And he drops a bombshell about Evangelion...

Anime *Psycho-Pass 2* OP “Enigmatic Feeling” Releases on Nov. 5

The design of the limited edition jacket shows a jet black special issue Dominator!

Hideaki Anno Talks Deep About Himself! Hideaki Anno Talk Event: Live-Action Edition

Hideaki Anno put on talk events at the recently held Tokyo International Film Festival. Here, we report on one of the events called “Live-Action Edition.”

Soccer Team Collaborates with *A Certain Scientific Railgun*!

A collaboration event between a soccer team and the anime A Certain Scientific Railgun called “Soccer Match with a Certain Anime” was held! We went to check out the game!

Spider-Man X Attack on Titan Collaboration?!

It seems like an otaku's crazy dream, but it's real.

Share Your Memories of *Naruto*! Shonen Jump Begins Accepting Comments!

The hugely popular manga Naruto is on the verge of its climax, and there is huge buzz surrounding its upcoming finale. Meanwhile, continuing from its first fanart campaign, Shonenjump.viz.com has begun accepting comments regarding Naruto memories.

Let’s Take a Look Back at 15 Years of *Naruto* on the Special Site “Naruto Final Countdown!”

A special site called “Naruto Final Countdown!” has opened on the official site of the hugely popular Weekly Shonen Jump manga Naruto, the conclusion to which is closing in.

“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.

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Jul. 27, 2014 07:001

Hyrule Warriors Gameplay Video #10 Releases - Enjoy Exciting Action as Link Wields a Globe Chain Hammer and Throws Builders at Enemies

*Hyrule Warriors* Gameplay Video #10 Releases - Enjoy Exciting Action as Link Wields a Globe Chain Hammer and Throws Builders at Enemies

On July 22, Tecmo Koei Games released the 10th gameplay video for its Wii U game Hyrule Warriors to release on Aug. 14.

Jul. 26, 2014 18:002

eBook Japan Asks Women in Their 20s and 30s - The Results Are in for the “Female Manga Character Who Has the Ideal Body” Ranking!

eBook Japan Asks Women in Their 20s and 30s - The Results Are in for the “Female Manga Character Who Has the Ideal Body” Ranking!

No. 1 is Fujiko Mine, No. 2 is Nami, and No. 3 is Lum - there’s a full gathering of female characters with stout and strong bodies.

Jul. 26, 2014 13:0010

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

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.

Jul. 26, 2014 07:5118

TV Anime Sword Art Online 2 Trailer Archive

TV Anime *Sword Art Online 2* Trailer Archive

Enjoy a trailer archive of the anime Sword Art Online 2.

Jul. 26, 2014 07:0012

Girl Friend Beta Anime Greenlit!

*Girl Friend Beta* Anime Greenlit!

What kind of anime will be made from this romance game featuring over 80 voice actresses?

Jul. 26, 2014 05:2610

Good Smile Company Holds Photography Event for Newest Figures! Vol.1: New Nendoroids

Good Smile Company Holds Photography Event for Newest Figures! Vol.1: New Nendoroids

Tokyo Otaku Mode had the honor of participating in Good Smile Company’s recent photography event. Here, you can see more than 50 awesome pictures of new Nendoroids!

Jul. 26, 2014 01:002

Giant 9-Meter-Tall Pikachu in Maizuru - 11th Umi Festa Kyoto Begins

Giant 9-Meter-Tall Pikachu in Maizuru - 11th Umi Festa Kyoto Begins

The 11th Umi Festa Kyoto began on July 19 in Maizuru, a city in Kyoto that overlooks the Sea of Japan.

Jul. 25, 2014 13:002

LiSA’s Enthusiastic Concerts Come to a New Stage: 2-Day Solo Concert to Be Held at Nippon Budokan

LiSA’s Enthusiastic Concerts Come to a New Stage: 2-Day Solo Concert to Be Held at Nippon Budokan

LiSA has built an unshakable position as one of today’s most popular female artists. On July 20, she held a large-scale, outdoor solo concert at the Conifer Forest in Fuji-Q Highland called “LiVE is Smile Always - LiSAMMERLAND.”

Jul. 25, 2014 08:424

Gundam Trading Card Browser Game, Gundam Duel Company, to Be Released Worldwide on July 25!

Gundam Trading Card Browser Game, *Gundam Duel Company*, to Be Released Worldwide on July 25!

The latest Gundam game, Gundam Duel Company 01, is part trading card game, part browser game, and it's just been released today. This game will be the first installment in the Gundam Duel Company series.

Jul. 25, 2014 07:0013

Interview: Actor Yusuke Iseya

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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