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.
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.
This year’s Tokyo Game Show will be held from Sept. 18-21 (open to the general public on the 20 and 21).
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.
Salmon, shrimp, and tuna. These delicious-looking socks designed after sushi are trending!
An interview with Keishi Otomo, the director behind the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film series.
America, France, Italy, Brazil. We met anime and manga fans from around the world!
Cosplay from new anime dominated the scene! We focus on everything cute and sexy we found at this summer’s Comic Market!
Even Ash is surprised! It’s a huge outbreak of Pikachus! Yokohama is dyed yellow!
Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!
KanColle running popular! The otaku’s poem of summer scenery, one of the largest otaku events in the world - Comic Market 86 has started!
RWBY is an American anime that follows the lives of ultra powerful teenagers training to be the next generation of peacekeepers, or hunters and huntresses.
Introducing an original anime by the wonderful staff who worked on Evangelion, Steins;Gate, and Fire Emblem: Awakening!
Florea Flavia, a Romanian makeup artist who previously went viral for her Female Titan makeup cosplay, is at it again with Colossal Titan makeup!
On Aug. 1, new information was announced regarding the Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project which is taking place to celebrate the 15th anniversary since the TV anime Digimon Adventure began airing in 1999.
A life-size version of the popular character Danboard from the huge hit manga Yotsuba&! appears in Akihabara! We bring to you a photo report of Danboard’s slightly shocking cuteness!
“Hatsune Miku is awesome!” - Noritaka Tatehana
Takeru Satoh, who plays Kenshin Himura in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, sat for an interview with Tokyo Otaku Mode!
We report on the most interesting company booths from the massive event Wonder Festival 2014 Summer!
Apr. 24, 2014 01:004
Doraemon, a national series of Japan, is becoming a 3D CG animated film for the first time in the series’ history.
Apr. 23, 2014 13:0065
The aggregate results of the Ota-Q held on the TOM Facebook page between Jan. 5-11 are finally in!
Apr. 23, 2014 07:002
Banpresto has launched its new brand aimed at adult females called Girls Memories and announced on April 17 that the first round of arcade prizes for the brand will be based on Sailor Moon.
Apr. 23, 2014 06:041
WonderCon 2014 took place in Anaheim, California near Disneyland from April 18 to April 20.
Apr. 23, 2014 01:002
This year, Gosho Aoyama’s popular manga Detective Conan is welcoming its 20th year since it began serialization. Many commemorative projects are popping up one after the next, but one that cannot be missed is happening during Golden Week at the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse.
Apr. 22, 2014 07:005
Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary, a theatrical movie adaptation to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Masami Kurumada’s hugely popular Saint Seiya, will have a countrywide roadshow release in Japan on June 21.
Apr. 22, 2014 01:006
As a special bonus, collaborative Kumamon straps will be included in advance tickets for Rurouni Kenshin: The Great Kyoto Fire/The End of a Legend, sales of which will begin in Japan on May 3.
Apr. 21, 2014 13:000
A BATHING APE (BAPE) presents a special collection in collaboration with PEANUTS.
Apr. 21, 2014 07:001
The pop-up “LOVE LAB with Tanaka Katsuki” was held on the 3rd floor of Isetan Shinjuku, until Apr 15.