*Attack on Titan* and *KanColle* Figures Available for Pre-Order Aug. 28!

One angel, and one demon? Starting Aug. 28, two high-quality figures from the Wonderful Hobby Selection Series, “Colossal Titan Takayuki Takeya Ver.” and “Yamato Kai: Heavy Armament Ver.” are now available for pre-order.

“Change Games, Change Play” - Tokyo Game Show 2014 Draws Near!

This year’s Tokyo Game Show will be held from Sept. 18-21 (open to the general public on the 20 and 21).

Hatsune Miku Collaboration Yatsuhashi to Be Sold at Magical Mirai 2014 in Osaka!

Collaborative yatsuhashi between virtual singer Hatsune Miku and Shogoin Yatsuhashi Honten, a long-running yatsuhashi company established in 1689, will be sold at the event Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai 2014 in Osaka to be held on Aug. 30 at Intex Osaka.

Booming Worldwide? Socks that Look Just Like Sushi!

Salmon, shrimp, and tuna. These delicious-looking socks designed after sushi are trending!

Interview: Live-Action *Rurouni Kenshin* Director Keishi Otomo

An interview with Keishi Otomo, the director behind the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film series.

We Talk With Otaku from Around the World in the Otaku Paradise, Akihabara!

America, France, Italy, Brazil. We met anime and manga fans from around the world!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Content

Cosplay from new anime dominated the scene! We focus on everything cute and sexy we found at this summer’s Comic Market!

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!

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May. 9, 2014 10:262

Japacon TV #13: Part 4 Introduction

Japacon TV #13: Part 4 Introduction

Episode 13 of Japacon TV, a show that introduces the popular subcultures of Japan, is titled “Dream Collaborations Between Anime and Commercials?! The Frontlines of the Anime Advertisement Business.” This episode is themed after collaborations between anime production companies, creators, and the commercial industry. Continuing from Part 3, we look at the inside story behind the collaboration commercial between Mercedes-Benz and Production I.G called “Next A-Class.”

May. 9, 2014 07:004

Denkigai no Honya-san TV Anime Greenlit, Broadcast Scheduled for Fall 2014

*Denkigai no Honya-san* TV Anime Greenlit, Broadcast Scheduled for Fall 2014

The popular manga Denkigai no Honya-san, which is currently serialized in the manga magazine Monthly Comic Flapper (Kadokawa, Media Factory), is becoming an anime.

May. 9, 2014 01:009

A Levistone Pendant that Lights Up When “Balse!” is Chanted!

A Levistone Pendant that Lights Up When “Balse!” is Chanted!

The levistone pendant from the anime Castle in the Sky that glows at the sound of the word “Balse” being chanted will be released from Benelic in July.

May. 8, 2014 13:006

TV Anime Persona 4 Golden to Begin in July, Cast Includes Daisuke Namikawa and Kana Hanazawa

TV Anime *Persona 4 Golden* to Begin in July, Cast Includes Daisuke Namikawa and Kana Hanazawa

The popular RPG Persona 4 Golden released in 2012 by Atlus is becoming an anime.

May. 8, 2014 07:005

To Aru Series Vending Machines Appear in Tachikawa! A Certain Cider from the Series Also Goes on Sale

*To Aru* Series Vending Machines Appear in Tachikawa! A Certain Cider from the Series Also Goes on Sale

Original vending machines designed after the popular Japanese anime A Certain Magical Index and A Certain Scientific Railgun have appeared in Tachikawa.

May. 8, 2014 06:499

Releasing Again This Year by Popular Demand! Check Out Illustration 2014 Here!

Releasing Again This Year by Popular Demand! Check Out *Illustration 2014* Here!

Do you remember Illustration 2013? It was a huge hit when it released last year, and it even made headlines here on TOM.

May. 8, 2014 01:0011

Exhibit “Madoka Magica the Movie Exhibit: I want to See You Once More…” is Held!

Exhibit “Madoka Magica the Movie Exhibit: I want to See You Once More…” is Held!

Enjoy the story of Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion one more time!

May. 7, 2014 13:0022

TOM Special Creator Round Table [1/3]

TOM Special Creator Round Table [1/3]

Seven TOM Special Creators came to visit the TOM office!

May. 7, 2014 07:0012

Re:_Hamatora to Broadcast on TV Tokyo in July with Director Seiji Kishi and Anime Studio Lerche

*Re:_Hamatora* to Broadcast on TV Tokyo in July with Director Seiji Kishi and Anime Studio Lerche

It has been revealed that the TV anime Re:_Hamatora will begin broadcasting this July on TV Tokyo.

May. 7, 2014 04:2913

Kiki & Lala Everywhere! Collaboration Cafe Opens in Shibuya Parco!

Kiki & Lala Everywhere! Collaboration Cafe Opens in Shibuya Parco!

A collaboration cafe has opened in The Guest Cafe & Diner on the seventh floor of Shibuya Parco Part 1.

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