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.

“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!

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May. 14, 2014 05:554

Guests for the American and French World Premieres of K: Missing Kings Have Been Announced!

Guests for the American and French World Premieres of *K: Missing Kings* Have Been Announced!

It was previously announced that the movie K: Missing Kings would have its world premiere at Anime Expo in America and Japan Expo in France, two of the world’s biggest otaku events, and now special guests for the world premieres have been announced.

May. 14, 2014 01:001

Sengoku Basara Judge End Staff Announced, Character Art Released

*Sengoku Basara Judge End* Staff Announced, Character Art Released

Staff information and character art has been released for the new TV anime Sengoku Basara Judge End that was announced to begin airing this year.

May. 14, 2014 00:2849

Pick Up: Shiina Pikarin - An Otaku-kei Artist

Pick Up: Shiina Pikarin - An Otaku-kei Artist

A multi-talented 19-year-old otaku who’s a fashion model, musician, and talent.

May. 13, 2014 13:0014

Hako Vision Part 3: A Handheld Hatsune Miku 3D Hologram Concert for 500 Yen

Hako Vision Part 3: A Handheld Hatsune Miku 3D Hologram Concert for 500 Yen

Hatsune Miku has been announced as Part 3 of the Hako Vision series, a popular way to freely enjoy 3D in the palm of your hand.

May. 13, 2014 07:0025

Kirby and Pikmin Have Become Candy! A Look at Cute Sweets Blowing Up on Twitter

Kirby and Pikmin Have Become Candy! A Look at Cute Sweets Blowing Up on Twitter

Cute confectionary transformations of familiar characters from Kirby’s Dream Land and Pikmin are picking up attention.

May. 13, 2014 01:0010

Bakuman Live-Action Movie Announced, Takeru Satoh and Ryūnosuke Kamiki to Play Main Characters, Release Date Set for 2015

*Bakuman* Live-Action Movie Announced, Takeru Satoh and Ryūnosuke Kamiki to Play Main Characters, Release Date Set for 2015

A live-action movie is in the works for Tsugumi Ohba’s and Takeshi Obata’s hugely popular manga Bakuman which has been serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) since 2008.

May. 12, 2014 13:003

Otomate in Namja Town 2014 - A Gathering of Five Otomate Works Beginning on May 10

Otomate in Namja Town 2014 - A Gathering of Five Otomate Works Beginning on May 10

From May 10 to July 6 at the Ikebukuro theme park Namja Town, the female game brand Otomate will hold the tie-in event “Otomate in Namja Town 2014.”

May. 12, 2014 07:002

Gero Second Live Tour Announced, 25 Stops Planned from Hokkaido to Okinawa, First Show to Be Held July 26

Gero Second Live Tour Announced, 25 Stops Planned from Hokkaido to Okinawa, First Show to Be Held July 26

Having overwhelming popularity on video sites, artist Gero who had his major debut in 2013 will hold his second long-anticipated live tour, and details have now been revealed for Gero Live Tour 2014 - Second.

May. 12, 2014 01:001

960-Page King of Works Includes Production Materials, Original Art, and Script from Tiger & Bunny: The Rising

960-Page *King of Works* Includes Production Materials, Original Art, and Script from *Tiger & Bunny: The Rising*

A production materials collection packed with everything from Tiger & Bunny: The Rising, which released on Feb. 8 and was very well received by fans, will release on June 20.

May. 11, 2014 13:0016

TOM Special Creator Round Table [3/3]

TOM Special Creator Round Table [3/3]

Why does Nonomy continue to crossplay?

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