Frontwing and Akabei Soft2 have announced that a localization project for the game Wheel Country, Sunflower Girl -Sharin no Kuni- will begin on Kick...
A demo event was held on April 3 recreating the world of the visual novel Muv-Luv.
The Indiegogo campaign for the Samurai Armor Hoodies Project that Tokyo Otaku Mode is supporting has finally started!
Creating something new together with fans and taking on an overseas crowdfunding project for Samurai Armor Hoodies, a joint project of STUDIO696 and TOM.
The 12th Annual Animé Los Angeles took place in Ontario, California.
The event was bustling with tons of sexy and cute figures of female characters too!
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.
Nov. 16, 2015 03:03
The second round finale to the anime song dance battle event Akiba Street was held at Nakano Bunkasai on Saturday, Oct. 31. Akiba Street is a dance event looking for the best anime song dancer in Japan organized by the Real Akiba Boyz, anime song street dancers familiar to otaku...
Nov. 16, 2015 01:49
Topic 1: The “Gunpla EXPO World Tour Japan 2015” travels to Akihabara on November 20.
Nov. 16, 2015 01:40
Topic 1: Manga “Kumamiko” Gets Anime Adaptation! Commemoration Event for Anime in Akihabara will be Held on November 14
Nov. 16, 2015 00:55
Many fans would instantly recognize “the game where the round, golden creature eats dots while being chased by and chasing four ghosts.”
Nov. 16, 2015 00:53
Voting has begun in Japan for the SUGOI JAPAN Award 2016, an award that chooses works from Japan’s pop culture to introduce to the world.
Nov. 15, 2015 22:00
In the summer of 2016, an extraordinary collection of art will arrive at the Mori Arts Center Gallery from the world’s greatest art gallery, the Louvre in Paris.
Nov. 15, 2015 14:00
Following the bankruptcy of animation studio Manglobe, production has resumed on the Genocidal Organ animated movie which had previously been suspended with the release date postponed.
Nov. 14, 2015 22:00
On Nov. 12, FuRyu updated the official site of its PlayStation Vita game Himouto! Umaru-chan: Himouto Ikusei Keikaku (Himouto! Umaru-chan: Himouto Training Project) to be released in Japan on Dec. 3, and posted a short version of the game’s opening movie titled “Onii-chan Vacation da yo.”
Nov. 14, 2015 14:00
The second trailer has been posted of the theatrical anime Ajin: Shodo (Ajin:Demi-Human - Compel) that will be released in Japan for a limited two-week run beginning Nov. 27.
Nov. 14, 2015 09:51
eBook Initiative Japan, the company that runs the ebook store eBook Japan, opened MangaMon, an ebook store and entertainment site aimed at Indonesian audiences on Nov. 11, 2015.