On July 4 at Anime Expo in Los Angeles, prominent Japanese game creator Keiji Inafune, known for his popular titles Mega Man and Onimusha, announced an exciting new Kickstarter project titled Red Ash.
An exhibit and sales event is being held now at Gallery Nucleus in LA for approximately 60 Hatsune Miku works that include about 40 newly drawn works by artists curated in the gallery and 17 works chosen from a public vote.
Fans who love anime are no doubt very familiar with the name MyAnimeList (MAL). Even in Japan, we use database sites for those times when we can’t figure out which anime we should watch next.
Momoiro Clover Z Will Perform at ANIME EXPO 2015 in LA
On June 24 in Nogizaka in Tokyo, an exhibition for otaku called “Manga＊Anime＊Games from Japan” started. The large-scale exhibit is being held in the wide-open space of the National Art Center. It’s open until Aug. 31.
E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, is an annual event held in the Los Angeles Convention Center that celebrates the latest announcements in the gaming industry.
Have you decided what anime you’ll be watching this summer? We’ve gathered trailers, so be sure to check them out!!
Hey everyone, enjoying your anime life? It’s almost summer! Summer is the season of new anime! Accordingly, we’ve put together some of the trailers for the anime series which will be starting in July.
Acting in countless anime titles, receiving fanatic support from her fans—that is Kana Hanazawa. Currently, Kana is playing an active role in the music industry. Following the discussion about her thoughts on the live concert at the Budokan, we inquire about her 3rd album, Blue Avenue, and her personal life.
At E3, held in the United States, Square Enix Holdings made a surprise announcement about the establishment of a new studio. This time, President and Representative Director of Square Enix, Yosuke Matsuda, and Director of the new studio, Atsushi Hashimoto, have agreed to an exclusive interview with TOM.
Currently, singer and voice actress Kana Hanazawa is playing an active role in the music industry. To the ever-busy Kana, we inquired about her career as a singer, and her live concert at the Budokan.
There are many “Mario artisans” on the Internet who create videos, illustrations, or music that take the popular series as their motif. Even among such people, Hikakin and Chroma (Jidabata P) became a sensation due to the success and growth they managed through publishing their works as Mario artisans.
Win a FREE trip to Japan! Two winners and two guests will be invited to the cosplay paradise.
Have the adorable dreams of otaku worldwide become real?! A surprising Alpacasso 100-plushie set is here!
A cosplayer tried AvatarPhone, a new kind of application capable of facial recognition linked with an avatar.
On April 29, Momoiro Clover Z released their new single, “The Oath of Z,” the theme song from the Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' film. The art project ANIMAREAL became the focus of global attention when they created and released shocking overly-realistic visuals of the band as Frieza as an April Fool’s joke.
The exhibit Aimai Bishoujo Art Exhibit began on April 29. The venue filled with nothing but shocking works was lively from the very first day with many males and females in attendance.
TOM is now selling game codes for Steam, the online game platform popular throughout the world.
The exhibit “Serialization Conclusion Commemoration: Masashi Kishimoto Naruto Exhibition” began in Roppongi, Tokyo on April 25.
Mar. 9, 2015 13:00
Mysterious skilled girls’ rock band 5572320 (read: go go nana ni san ni rei) have appeared out of nowhere to reveal the MV for “Hanseiki Yuutousei” (Half a Century Honor Student) which is scheduled to be released on March 25th.
Mar. 9, 2015 05:00
A screening and talk event for the TV anime Space Dandy will be held at Toho Cinemas Nihonbashi on March 21.
Mar. 9, 2015 03:00
In this series, we introduce producers of Hatsune Miku Vocaloid music just in time for Miku Day, March 9! First up is ika.
Mar. 8, 2015 23:42
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.
Mar. 8, 2015 21:00
There has been a sudden wave of interest in a photo collection called “Ketsu Bat Girl!” - a collection created in Furumachi, Niigata of girls getting hit on the butt with a baseball bat.
Mar. 8, 2015 15:00
Tokyo Otaku Mode’s special focus on Hatsune Miku begins today!
Mar. 8, 2015 13:00
Yoshihiro Togashi’s YuYu Hakusho gets chibi rubber mascot series; available in gashapon machines throughout Japan
Mar. 8, 2015 05:00
It’s fairly well known that if you search for “Japanese commercial” on any video site, you are in for hours of amazing entertainment.
Mar. 7, 2015 21:00
Popular characters Nello and Patrasche from World Masterpiece Theater are now available as “Friend Face Packs.”
Mar. 7, 2015 13:00
Ninja Slayer dashes across the world; streaming to begin spring 2015; anime broadcast slated for 2016