We’re bringing you pics of all the coolest figures and garage kits we spotted at the event!
Wonder Festival Winter 2016 (WonFes), Japan’s largest garage kit festival, was held on Feb. 7 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture. Tons of people packed into the venue, making it as big a turnout as ever.
WonHobby Booth Report! 24-Hour Double Giveaway Commemorating Nendoroid 10th Anniversary & WonHobby Begins!
Have you already taken a look at the special site for “Wonderful Hobby Life for You!! 23,” the joint booth by Max Factory and Good Smile Company that will be at Winter Wonder Festival 2016?
The Animate Cafe Ikebukuro No. 3 was newly opened on Jan. 27 and as its first collaboration, the cafe is decked out with all kinds of content themed after the popular anime Osomatsu-san.
CHIKA*CHIKA IDOL is an original CG animation project which will be carrying out a crowdfunding campaign via Kickstarter and Makuake from February 2016. The animation’s director, Hiroshi Nishikiori, and Yasutake Honjo, who’s in charge of the original story, reveal some of their thoughts about the project to us.
As opportunities for e-sports rise with even the Olympics in sight, what kind of role do these two have in the gaming market?
Momochi and Choco are a married couple affiliated with Evil Geniuses, a pro gaming team based in the U.S. After establishing Shinobsim Co., Ltd. and Momochi’s battle for the Capcom Cup, the two announced their marriage. We asked them why they would start a company that is specialized for the pro gaming industry in Japan, where the industry only has a brief history.
Funding began on Makuake on Jan. 14 for a remake project for the popular manga Magical Taruruuto!
Bringing you the feverish excitement from the cosplay area on the final day of Comiket 89!
Check out the rooftop area and cosplayers from the fully-packed Day 2 of Comiket 89!
We got action shots of cosplayers on the first day of Comic Market 89!
We’re introducing the top 10 most-read news on Tokyo Otaku Mode this year!
Comic Market 89, the world’s largest event for displaying and selling new doujinshi, opened its doors on Dec. 29. The first day’s attendance was recorded at 150,000.
“Dagashi Kashi,” “HaruChika,” “Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju”? We wanna see them all!!
English language site also launched.
The end of the year is upon us, and before long it’ll be 2016! Which means…? Yup! The winter anime season will be starting in Japan!
Jump Festa 2016 was held at Chiba’s Makuhari Messe. An exhibition of popular manga works took place in the venue delighting the many fans who gathered at the event.
Though the current overall market for gaming sees higher trends in mobile growth, game services such as Steam that give you the full gaming experience on the PC are still going strong. Well there’s good news for the more serious gaming fans that apply to the latter, especially fans of vertical shooters!
We attended the “Osamu Tezuka Culture Festival - Kichimuji ‘15” being held in honor of legendary manga artist and animator Osamu Tezuka!
Oct. 18, 2015 14:00
A fresh key visual and a version 1.5 promotional video have been posted for the new TV anime Dimension W to begin in January 2016.
Oct. 18, 2015 06:00
J-pop superstar Namie Amuro has joined up with virtual idol Hatsune Miku in the MV for their collaboration song “B Who I Want 2 B” from her 12th album “_genic” (release date: June 10, 2015).
Oct. 17, 2015 22:00
All character visuals have finally been released for Ghost in the Shell: Arise: Ghost is Alive which is being hailed as a reproduction that could only come as a stage play.
Oct. 17, 2015 14:00
The stage play Ghost in the Shell: Arise: Ghost is Alive has gained attention for its released character visuals that show Motoko Kusanagi and Aramaki as if they’ve seemingly jumped straight out of the anime.
Oct. 17, 2015 06:00
The popular anime Tokyo Ghoul is coming to the indoor-style theme park Tokyo Joypolis in Odaiba, Tokyo.
Oct. 17, 2015 01:30
Tokyo One Piece Tower’s first Halloween event “Zombie Pretty Fever” is now underway!
Oct. 17, 2015 01:20
Thinking of traveling to Japan? Want to know more about Japan’s sightseeing spots in a short time? Then we recommend you check out these videos!
Oct. 16, 2015 22:00
The broadcast of the new TV anime Rainbow Days has been confirmed to begin in January 2016.
Oct. 16, 2015 14:00
The shojo manga Oboreru Knife by George Asakura is becoming a live-action movie slated to be released across Japan in autumn 2016.
Oct. 16, 2015 08:50
The editorial department here at Tokyo Otaku Mode has received a link to a mysterious video.