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!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Action & Sci-Fi

A look at the trailers for the nine anime beginning this fall with promising battle scenes!

Tokyo Game Show 2014 Comes to a Close

Take a look back at Tokyo Game Show 2014, which recorded the event’s second highest attendance in its history!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Academic and Comedic Series

Here’s our selection of 10 different trailers for cheerful, comedic school anime that will begin broadcast this October!

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Cosplayers & Booth Girls Collection

Games and beautiful girls go hand-in-hand? Introducing pictures of the beautiful cosplayers & booth girls we found at Tokyo Game Show 2014!

New Details About *Psycho-Pass 2* Anime Revealed Including Staff, Cast and Songs!

A new music video and other details have been released regarding the anime Psycho-Pass 2, which begins airing on Fuji TV's Noitamina on Oct. 9!

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Opening Report

Business Day starts! A huge lineup of all kinds of new games is in store!

AFA is Held in Indonesia!

Eir Aoi, Egoist, T.M.Revolution, DJ Kazu! Popular anime song singers appeared at Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2014!

Sanrio Expo 2014 is Held

Tons of new Sanrio products! Many Hello Kitty, Kirimi-chan, and even Gudetama products introduced!

"Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends" Opens

The climax of the Kyoto arc is finally here!

Production on TV Anime *Show By Rock!!* Announced

From Sanrio! A TV anime themed after a rock band will begin its late-night broadcast in 2015!

The Cute Pullip Series Takes on *Alice in Wonderland*! Welcome to the World of “Classical Alice”!

Pullip is an impressive line of fashion dolls that have big heads, slender arms and legs, and lovely eyes. Here on TOM, we’ve previously introduced Pullips born from collaborations with such works as Sailor Moon and Rozen Maiden.

"Terraformars" Swarm Figures to Release

A huge outbreak of 50-millimeter-tall Terraformars will take over sweet shops!

Miku Effector Releasing in October

Have Miku sing by using a guitar! The first ever in the world! Introducing the Vocaloid effector Miku Stomp!

First *One Piece* Game Coming to the PlayStation 4 - *One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3*

A new game in the One Piece: Pirate Warriors series, a collaboration between the popular series One Piece and Warriors that has sold over 2 million copies worldwide, is coming to the PS4.

Sixth Doll Hinaichigo Enters the Pullip x *Rozen Maiden* Collaborative Series! Elegant Photos with Other Rozen Maidens!!

Rozen Maiden is one of the popular collaborative series from Pullip fashion dolls. Though Kirakishou was just released in July, Hinaichigo, the sixth doll, is already joining the Pullip ranks.

Become a Manga Translator! An Interview with the Manga Translation Battle Winner (Part 1)

Recently, the Manga Translation Battle has been gaining attention as a gateway to success for aspiring translators. In this interview series, we’ll talk with previous winners of the contest about their past and what lies ahead for them as manga translators.

*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.

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May. 29, 2014 03:2528

Calling all otaku! *All applications will close at 5:00pm PST on 6/18/2014

Calling all otaku! *All applications will close at 5:00pm PST on 6/18/2014

his summer, Tokyo Otaku Mode is offering its worldwide fans a very special opportunity - to produce content for its nearly 15 million fans around the globe!

May. 29, 2014 01:004

Sailor Moon Tribute, Bonus Vinyl Disc Box Design Revealed

Sailor Moon Tribute, Bonus Vinyl Disc Box Design Revealed

A 7-inch vinyl disc bonus box design has been released for Sailor Moon the 20th Anniversary Memorial Tribute available on June 25.

May. 28, 2014 13:006

Eir Aoi Does OP, Luna Haruna Does ED for Sword Art Online II, Both Songs to Release Aug. 20

Eir Aoi Does OP, Luna Haruna Does ED for *Sword Art Online II*, Both Songs to Release Aug. 20

The TV anime Sword Art Online II will begin its broadcast in July.

May. 28, 2014 10:0014

TOM Special Creators Are Even Participating! Original Service for Making Anime and Character Bromides Releases at Convenience Stores Across Japan

TOM Special Creators Are Even Participating! Original Service for Making Anime and Character Bromides Releases at Convenience Stores Across Japan

On May 29, the Japanese convenience store chain Family Mart released a new multi-copy service called Famima Print.

May. 28, 2014 07:006

Lawson is Having a Mekaku City Actors Campaign!

Lawson is Having a *Mekaku City Actors* Campaign!

From June 3 to Aug. 25.

May. 28, 2014 01:005

Babymetal to Perform in Canada in August with Metallica, Slayer, and The Offspring

Babymetal to Perform in Canada in August with Metallica, Slayer, and The Offspring

It has been announced that Babymetal will perform at the music festival Heavy Montreal being held in Canada on Aug. 9 (Sat.) and 10 (Sun.).

May. 27, 2014 13:0015

Focus: Three-Person Girl Group from TV Anime Soul Eater Not! Fully Enjoys Their School Life at Shibusen!

Focus: Three-Person Girl Group from TV Anime *Soul Eater Not!* Fully Enjoys Their School Life at Shibusen!

A spin-off to the popular anime Soul Eater is airing now! The opening theme “monochrome” is picking up attention!

May. 27, 2014 07:001

More Than 40 Titles from Kodansha to Be Included in World’s First Shoujo Manga Subscription Service Joshi Comi Beginning on June 5

More Than 40 Titles from Kodansha to Be Included in World’s First Shoujo Manga Subscription Service Joshi Comi Beginning on June 5

Kodansha’s new monthly subscription service Joshi Comi will launch on the Yahoo Bookstore on June 5.

May. 27, 2014 01:003

Yahoo! Full Mario Action Figure to Release Worldwide for the First Time!

Yahoo! Full Mario Action Figure to Release Worldwide for the First Time!

On May 24, it was announced that Mario, main character of the hugely popular Nintendo game series Super Mario Bros., is now releasing worldwide for the first time as a full action figure, “S.H.Figuarts Mario.”

May. 26, 2014 13:007

Park - Harajuku Shop Themed After Fashion × Otaku × Creation Opens

Park - Harajuku Shop Themed After Fashion × Otaku × Creation Opens

Park, a shop themed after fashion × otaku × creation, opened in Harajuku on May 21.

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