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.

SAO Exhibit to Be Held

An exhibit of the TV anime Sword Art Online is on now at the Tokyo Anime Center from Oct. 15-26.

New Ending Theme of TV Anime *Pokémon: XY* Revealed!? Glued to Shokotan’s Live Tour “Greed Revolution”

Shokotan aka Shoko Nakagawa, who “greedily” takes part in all kinds of activities such as singing, show MCing, voice acting, acting, and producing the fashion brand mmts, has embarked on her tour “Shoko Nakagawa Live Tour 2014 ‘Donyoku Kakumei (Greed Revolution)’” on Oct. 12.

Danboard Photo Exhibition on Now at Daimaru Shinsaibashi

The Danboard Photo Exhibition organized by Movic is on now from Oct. 8-20 at Daimaru Shinsaibashi.

Have You Seen the Video? Hatsune Miku Appears on Popular CBS Program

Hatsune Miku made a guest appearance on the popular program Late Show with David Letterman of the American CBS broadcasting network and performed the song “Sharing the World.”

Fundraising Begins on Kickstarter for Practical English Materials Collection for Studying Anime!

A collection of valuable information is in the works that explains the behind-the-scenes details on production of the anime Santa Company, which was successfully funded on Kickstarter.

Creator Interview: Cure Employee takanashi

“To those who don’t know better, they won’t think they're anime accessories. But those who know, will get it. Those are the kind of things I want to make.” - Cure Employee takanashi

Dilapidated Building Becomes Temporary Museum: #BCTION Creates a World Interweaving Street Art and Cosplay

There's an old office building in Kojimachi, Tokyo that's scheduled to be demolished. But before that, an art project transformed the entire building into a museum. The name of the project is BCTION. It's taken from the idea that one action (A) influences the the next action (B) in a chain of creative expansion. This is represented in the equation ACTION x ACTION = BCTION.

Re-opening of Evangelion Store in Ikebukuro

The Evangelion Store re-opened in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro P’Parco on Oct. 3. The store offers the same selection of attractive products to entice Evangelion fans as the Harajuku location, which unfortunately closed its doors in June 2014. Approximately 200 people lined up outside on opening day, and the store bustled with people looking to buy goods right as the store opened.

Director Interview: "Rage of Bahamut" Anime Adaptation! (1/3)

Rage of Bahamut, the smartphone app that has garnered popularity around the world, will be made into an anime. It’s title will be Rage of Bahamut Genesis.

Manga Artist Combo Ume Holds Talk Show at TGS 2014

On the final day of Tokyo Game Show 2014, a talk show and signing event was held at the Tokyo Otaku Mode booth!

Waiting for Us at the Amuse Exhibition Were Year of the Sheep Alpacasso

Amuse Inc., creator of the popular Alpacasso series, held a private viewing for their new products!

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Jun. 28, 2014 01:0011

Re: Hamatora OP/ED Revealed, Animation and Theme Song PV Also Releases

*Re: Hamatora* OP/ED Revealed, Animation and Theme Song PV Also Releases

The TV anime Re: Hamatora will begin broadcasting on TV Tokyo and other networks on July 7. Information on the anime’s theme songs and a new promotional video have now been released.

Jun. 27, 2014 13:009

Tow Ubukata Joins Staff of Psycho-Pass 2 as Series Composer, Gen Urobuchi Continues as Story Planner and Scenario Director

Tow Ubukata Joins Staff of *Psycho-Pass 2* as Series Composer, Gen Urobuchi Continues as Story Planner and Scenario Director

Psycho-Pass 2, the sequel to Psycho-Pass which was televised for half a year in 2012, will begin broadcasting in October of this year. It has been announced that popular creator Tow Ubukata has joined the staff as the series composer.

Jun. 27, 2014 08:204

Video & Report: E3 2014

Video & Report: E3 2014

The Electronics Entertainment Expo, or E3, is a yearly three-day trade show in Los Angeles made exclusively for members of the video game industry.

Jun. 27, 2014 07:0012

A Dream Collaboration Between Pullip and Sailor Moon Comes True! Introduction to Pullip Sailor Moon Through TOM-Exclusive Photos

A Dream Collaboration Between Pullip and Sailor Moon Comes True! Introduction to Pullip Sailor Moon Through TOM-Exclusive Photos

“In the name of the moon, I will punish you!” This is a phrase that anime fans around the world are likely familiar with. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Sailor Moon, which is loved not just in Japan but all over the world.

Jun. 27, 2014 01:002

Hatsune Miku for When it Rains: Family Mart Begins Selling Three Limited Plastic Umbrellas Designed by Popular Artists

Hatsune Miku for When it Rains: Family Mart Begins Selling Three Limited Plastic Umbrellas Designed by Popular Artists

The beginning of June is a rainy time in Japan. Many people may think that carrying around an umbrella on a rainy day is a burden. However, plastic umbrellas that would make anyone look forward to rainy days went on sale for a limited time at Family Mart on June 24.

Jun. 26, 2014 13:003

New Hyrule Warriors Gameplay Video Releases, Link Knocking Down Foes with a Rod is a Must-See!

New *Hyrule Warriors* Gameplay Video Releases, Link Knocking Down Foes with a Rod is a Must-See!

On June 23, Tecmo Koei Games released a new gameplay video from its Wii U game to release on Aug. 14, Hyrule Warriors.

Jun. 26, 2014 07:0032

Check Out These Trailers of Summer 2014 Anime! [1/2]

Check Out These Trailers of Summer 2014 Anime! [1/2]

We’ve collected trailers of anime beginning in July! First, let’s take a look at 11 action anime overflowing with tense battle scenes and cool characters.

Jun. 26, 2014 01:001

Teaser Released for Anime Garo: Honoo no Kokuin, An All New Story Will Begin in Fall 2014

Teaser Released for Anime *Garo: Honoo no Kokuin*, An All New Story Will Begin in Fall 2014

Since the start of the TV broadcast in 2005, a series that has been prominent in the Japanese tokusatsu genre due to its unique world and elaborate story is Garo. The series used stylish video created by genius director Keita Amemiya using the latest CG and VFX technology.

Jun. 25, 2014 13:008

Akame ga Kill! New Key Visual, PV Also Releases in Which OP By Sora Amamiya Can Be Heard

*Akame ga Kill!* New Key Visual, PV Also Releases in Which OP By Sora Amamiya Can Be Heard

The TV anime Akame ga Kill! will begin airing on Tokyo MX on July 6. Coming before this, a new key visual has been released.

Jun. 25, 2014 06:302

New Anime TERRAFORMARS Promoted at Nico Nico Cho Kaigi!

New Anime *TERRAFORMARS* Promoted at Nico Nico Cho Kaigi!

New information regarding the much-discussed TERRAFORMARS was revealed and a figma joint project carried out at the recently held Nico Nico Cho Kaigi!

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