In celebration of Cardcaptor Sakura’s 20th anniversary, a new manga sequel will be released by CLAMP in July’s issue of Nakayoshi magazine. The magazi...
Frontwing and Akabei Soft2 have announced that a localization project for the game Wheel Country, Sunflower Girl -Sharin no Kuni- will begin on Kick...
A demo event was held on April 3 recreating the world of the visual novel Muv-Luv.
The Indiegogo campaign for the Samurai Armor Hoodies Project that Tokyo Otaku Mode is supporting has finally started!
Creating something new together with fans and taking on an overseas crowdfunding project for Samurai Armor Hoodies, a joint project of STUDIO696 and TOM.
The 12th Annual Animé Los Angeles took place in Ontario, California.
The event was bustling with tons of sexy and cute figures of female characters too!
We’re bringing you pics of all the coolest figures and garage kits we spotted at the event!
Wonder Festival Winter 2016 (WonFes), Japan’s largest garage kit festival, was held on Feb. 7 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture. Tons of people packed into the venue, making it as big a turnout as ever.
WonHobby Booth Report! 24-Hour Double Giveaway Commemorating Nendoroid 10th Anniversary & WonHobby Begins!
Have you already taken a look at the special site for “Wonderful Hobby Life for You!! 23,” the joint booth by Max Factory and Good Smile Company that will be at Winter Wonder Festival 2016?
The Animate Cafe Ikebukuro No. 3 was newly opened on Jan. 27 and as its first collaboration, the cafe is decked out with all kinds of content themed after the popular anime Osomatsu-san.
CHIKA*CHIKA IDOL is an original CG animation project which will be carrying out a crowdfunding campaign via Kickstarter and Makuake from February 2016. The animation’s director, Hiroshi Nishikiori, and Yasutake Honjo, who’s in charge of the original story, reveal some of their thoughts about the project to us.
As opportunities for e-sports rise with even the Olympics in sight, what kind of role do these two have in the gaming market?
Momochi and Choco are a married couple affiliated with Evil Geniuses, a pro gaming team based in the U.S. After establishing Shinobsim Co., Ltd. and Momochi’s battle for the Capcom Cup, the two announced their marriage. We asked them why they would start a company that is specialized for the pro gaming industry in Japan, where the industry only has a brief history.
Funding began on Makuake on Jan. 14 for a remake project for the popular manga Magical Taruruuto!
Bringing you the feverish excitement from the cosplay area on the final day of Comiket 89!
Check out the rooftop area and cosplayers from the fully-packed Day 2 of Comiket 89!
We got action shots of cosplayers on the first day of Comic Market 89!
We’re introducing the top 10 most-read news on Tokyo Otaku Mode this year!
Dec. 2, 2015 22:00
The miniature toy market is huge in Japan.
Dec. 2, 2015 14:00
Sometimes it’s the smallest stars that become the biggest hits on popular photo-sharing site Instagram.
Dec. 2, 2015 11:16
Even if you’ve never played the NES (known as Famicom in Japan), chances are you’ve heard music from NES games like Super Mario Bros. and Dragon Quest. Its distinctive sound is known as 8-bit...
Dec. 2, 2015 06:00
Shigeru Mizuki, a mangaka mostly known for GeGeGe no Kitaro, has passed away at the age of 93.
Dec. 2, 2015 02:14
Brats is a band led by Rei Kuromiya, a participant of Miss iD2015 and a member of LadyBaby, whose debut PV on YouTube reached more than 10 million views. Now, they’ve published their first music video under the title “14-sai Byo”...
Dec. 1, 2015 22:00
Remember Touken Ranbu, that game where you turn historical Japanese swords into hot men?
Dec. 1, 2015 14:00
The popular otome game, La Storia della Arcana Famiglia, will be adapted for the stage for the first time in January 2016.
Dec. 1, 2015 08:00
Topic 1: Over 2 Billion Cards Sold! Dragon Ball Carddass Revived After 18 Years
Dec. 1, 2015 06:00
The figure which is based on the DVD cover for the TV anime Nisemonogatari will be released as a limited edition through Aniplex’s direct sale website, Aniplex+.
Dec. 1, 2015 04:34
Topic 1: Mercedes Benz, Perfume, and Yoshiyuki Sadamoto Triple Collaboration in new Commercial!