Wagakki Band has garnered over 18 million views for their cover of the Hatsune Miku song “Senbonzakura” using traditional Japanese instruments.Their fantastic abilities and new sound sensation continue to attract attention even now.
The music unit GARNiDELiA has released many anime tie-in songs since their major debut last year. This time, we talked with the artists about their tie-in song for the upcoming TV anime Gunslinger Stratos, which is set to start broadcasting from April, as well as what comes next for the musical duo. Looking at GARNiDELiA’s profile, the vocalist is MARiA, while the composer…
Although the news was released on April Fools' day through Nintendo Direct, this Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem video trailer is most certainly real!
Alpacasso: The Origin, a movie based on the popular plushie series Alpacasso, was released on April 1!
Enjoy our gallery of more than 78 photos from the event!
Comiket Special, a special version of the well-known Comiket (Comic Market), was held on March 28–29, 2015. The event was held at Makuhari Messe for the first time in 25 years, since 1990 (Comic Market 39), and was the event related to Comiket to have been held there since that time.
GARNiDELiA has given us the opening theme songs for Mekakucity Actors, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Gundam Reconguista in G. We asked the group about their upcoming performance at Sakura-Con 2015 in April.
Sakura Exhibition 2015 in Tokyo is currently being held for five days March 24–28. The exhibition will also be touring the States in April.
The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.
The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.
Get excited - trailers for spring 2015 slice of life and school life anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list ahead of time!
Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!
Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!
The two latte artists opened the cafe REISSUE in Harajuku, Tokyo. The slogan of the shop is “A place where you can enjoy the best latte art in the world.”
George and Mattsun competed at the Latte 1 Grand Prix Championship held at Odaiba, Tokyo. It ended with Mattsun losing and having his face covered in pie.
Inside a skirt, there lies a universe.
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.
Jan. 2, 2015 07:00
The movie Appleseed Alpha will release in theaters across Japan on Jan. 17, 2015. A special commercial focusing on Briareos played by Junichi Suwabe, a character who is the first love of main character Deunan, has been completed and was broadcast on Dec. 27 on Tokyo MX, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, and BS11.
Jan. 2, 2015 05:25
Pom Pom Purin Cafe located on Takeshita Street in Harajuku has announced new menu items exclusively for winter.
Jan. 1, 2015 16:00
The anime The Fruit of Grisaia based on the popular game by Front Wing ended its broadcast with Episode 13 on Dec. 28.
Jan. 1, 2015 10:00
On Dec. 24, Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association (CESA) announced that CEDEC 2015 will be held from Aug. 26-28, 2015. They also released the “Game Development Technologies Road Map 2014 Edition.”
Dec. 31, 2014 22:00
The ending to the first season of the TV anime Shirobako came with the airing of the 12th episode this month. The broadcast began in October and the series became a hit due to its irreverent content that focuses on the animation industry.
Dec. 31, 2014 16:00
A TV anime adaptation of Hibike! Euphonium which depicts the adolescence of female high school students in the music club was announced on Dec. 28. The series will start in April 2015.
Dec. 30, 2014 22:08
We received a lot of votes for Tokyo Otaku Mode’s “Which winter 2015 anime are you excited about the most?” survey! Thank you for contributing! And now, here are the results!