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. 20, 2014 07:003

Hanayamata to Begin in July on AT-X and Three TV Tokyo Network Stations

*Hanayamata* to Begin in July on AT-X and Three TV Tokyo Network Stations

It was announced on May 16 that the anime Hanayamata will begin broadcasting in July.

May. 20, 2014 01:167

IN FOCUS: Nail Painting is an Art

IN FOCUS: Nail Painting is an Art

If you ever want to have a cute little onion on your finger nail, we know where you should go.

May. 19, 2014 13:0073

Pharrell Williams Remixes Hatsune Miku for Takashi Murakami

Pharrell Williams Remixes Hatsune Miku for Takashi Murakami

A remix of the theme song “Last Night, Good Night (Re:Dialed)” for contemporary artist Takashi Murakami’s debut film “Jellyfish Eyes” has been released. The remix was handled by Pharrell Williams, and the direction of the music video was handled by Murakami himself.

May. 19, 2014 07:006

Anime Adaptations Green-lit for Seven New Titles All at Once in Shonen Sunday’s Ambitious Project “Anisun”

Anime Adaptations Green-lit for Seven New Titles All at Once in *Shonen Sunday*’s Ambitious Project “Anisun”

Shogakukan’s Shonen Sunday has brought to the world many popular manga, and on May 14 they announced a big anime project.

May. 19, 2014 00:0016

The Theatre Coffee × Hello Kitty Limited Time Cafe Opens!

The Theatre Coffee × Hello Kitty Limited Time Cafe Opens!

A limited time collaborative cafe has opened between The Theatre Coffee, located on the 11th floor of Shibuya Hikarie, and Hello Kitty! There is champagne, sweets, and even a photo spot!

May. 18, 2014 13:003

Will Japan Win Once Again? Entries Start for Gunpla Builders World Cup 2014

Will Japan Win Once Again? Entries Start for Gunpla Builders World Cup 2014

Gunpla Builders World Cup, a championship for crowning the world’s best Gunpla builder that is being held for the fourth time this year, has been ongoing by Bandai since February.

May. 18, 2014 07:001

A Sanrio-Wrapped Bus Appeared in Shibuya and Harajuku!

A Sanrio-Wrapped Bus Appeared in Shibuya and Harajuku!

Hello Kitty, My Melody, and other popular Sanrio characters are doing PR for the Sanrio Character Ranking!

May. 18, 2014 07:0014

livetune × redjuice - Two Top Creators Team Up Once Again!

livetune × redjuice - Two Top Creators Team Up Once Again!

Limited compilation set “BEATLESS - Tool for the Outsourcers” to release June 25!

May. 18, 2014 01:0019

TV Anime Slam Dunk 20th Anniversary - Submissions for “Everyone’s Favorite Quote” Begin

TV Anime *Slam Dunk* 20th Anniversary - Submissions for “Everyone’s Favorite Quote” Begin

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the TV anime for the hit Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) basketball manga Slam Dunk.

May. 17, 2014 13:003

Broken Blade Reaches 3 Million Copies in Print, Large-Scale Train Ad Campaign Launched for 13th Volume

*Broken Blade* Reaches 3 Million Copies in Print, Large-Scale Train Ad Campaign Launched for 13th Volume

Over 3 million total volumes have been published of Yūnosuke Yoshinaga’s popular manga Broken Blade, Comic Meteor revealed. The milestone was reached in one fell swoop with the release of the 13th volume on May 12.

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