2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cool & Interesting Content

Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!

Comic Market 86 Opens!

KanColle running popular! The otaku’s poem of summer scenery, one of the largest otaku events in the world - Comic Market 86 has started!

Popular American Anime "RWBY" Starts its Second Season

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.

Kickstarter Campaign Launches for Sci-Fi Anime *Under the Dog*

Introducing an original anime by the wonderful staff who worked on Evangelion, Steins;Gate, and Fire Emblem: Awakening!

2D Expressed in Real Life! Romanian Makeup Artist Shows off Colossal Titan Makeup!

Florea Flavia, a Romanian makeup artist who previously went viral for her Female Titan makeup cosplay, is at it again with Colossal Titan makeup!

Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project - New *Digimon Adventure* Series Announced!

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 Danboard that Moves! Let’s Go Meet This Costumed Danboard and Take Pictures Together!

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!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [2/2]

“Hatsune Miku is awesome!” - Noritaka Tatehana

Interview: Takeru Satoh, Kenshin Himura in "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends"

Takeru Satoh, who plays Kenshin Himura in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, sat for an interview with Tokyo Otaku Mode!

Wonder Festival 2014 Summer Company Booth Report

We report on the most interesting company booths from the massive event Wonder Festival 2014 Summer!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [1/2]

We talked to with shoe designer Noritaka Tatehana about what it’s like making shoes for worldwide pop superstar Lady Gaga!

Which Ones Do You Like? Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Edition

KanColle, MadoMagi, Evangelion! Find your new favorite figures here!

The Latest Figures! Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cool Edition

Check out XX photos of cool figures and cosplay from Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] held on July 27!

Nyan Nyan Hanten from *Macross Frontier* Comes to Tokyo! “Cafe & Bar Characro Feat. Macross Frontier” Opens!

A concept cafe themed after the popular anime Macross Frontier has opened in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The pleasant restaurant overflows with everything Macross Frontier, from the decorations to the menu items!

WonFes is Held, Products from New Anime and KanColle Unveiled!

It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!

Interview: Actor Ryunosuke Kamiki

An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!

Everything from the 17th *Pokémon* Movie is Here! Exhibit at Which to Experience the World of the Movie Opens

In celebration of the release of the newest Pokémon movie, Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, and the simultaneously screening short film Pikachu, What Kind of Keys Are These?, an exhibit called “Pokémon the Movie XY Exhibit: Let’s Meet Pikachu at the Roppongi Hills Observatory!” is taking place now.

Interview: Actor Yusuke Iseya

An interview with Yusuke Iseya, the actor who plays Shinomori Aoshi in Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends!

"Absolute Duo" TV Anime Greenlit! Announcement Made on Stage at MF Bunko J Summer School Festival 2014!

The popular school battle action manga is becoming a long-awaited anime!

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Apr. 1, 2014 07:007

Yowamushi Pedal and Fullmetal Alchemist Rank No. 1 on “Male Manga that Are Popular with Girls Ranking”

*Yowamushi Pedal* and *Fullmetal Alchemist* Rank No. 1 on “Male Manga that Are Popular with Girls Ranking”

In the May issue of the new magazine Entermix (Kadokawa Enterbrain) that released on March 20, there was a feature on the “Male Manga that Are Popular with Girls Ranking” chosen by female bookstore employees.

Apr. 1, 2014 01:002

“Mobile Suit Gundam Exhibition” to Be Held in Osaka and Tokyo, Promises Unprecedentedly Grand Scale

“Mobile Suit Gundam Exhibition” to Be Held in Osaka and Tokyo, Promises Unprecedentedly Grand Scale

This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Gundam series, and many projects are in the works. One project commemorating the year is the exhibit “Mobile Suit Gundam Exhibition: The Art of Gundam” to be held at the Osaka Culturarium at Tenpozan from July 12 to Aug. 31.

Mar. 31, 2014 13:001

“Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Art Exhibition” to Include Original Drawings, Documents, and Art All in One Place, Tickets that Include Deluxe Pin Badge Go On Sale

“Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Art Exhibition” to Include Original Drawings, Documents, and Art All in One Place, Tickets that Include Deluxe Pin Badge Go On Sale

Space Battleship Yamato 2199 has become a huge hit supported by a large fan base that had theatrical event screenings in 2012 and a TV broadcast in 2013. With the announcement of an all-new theatrical movie in the works, fans’ enthusiasm is increasing more and more.

Mar. 31, 2014 07:002

Anime Garo: Honoo no Kokuin to Start This Fall, New Visual Releases

Anime *Garo: Honoo no Kokuin* to Start This Fall, New Visual Releases

Details on the new anime series based on the tokusatsu show Garo have been announced.

Mar. 31, 2014 01:003

Exhibit of Director Hiroyasu Ishida’s Works to Be Held, Ishida Also Gains Attention for Noitamina 10th Anniversary Short Anime Poulette’s Chair

Exhibit of Director Hiroyasu Ishida’s Works to Be Held, Ishida Also Gains Attention for Noitamina 10th Anniversary Short Anime *Poulette’s Chair*

Studio Colorido will hold an animation exhibition titled “Hino × Aoshigure” on March 29 and 30 at the Hino Community Mori Fureai Hall in Tokyo.

Mar. 30, 2014 13:007

Fans Gather in LA for Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Launch Event Attended by Producer Yoshinori Kitase and Art Director Yusuke Naora!

Fans Gather in LA for *Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster* Launch Event Attended by Producer Yoshinori Kitase and Art Director Yusuke Naora!

On March 15, 2014, representatives from Square Enix held an unprecedented event in a Los Angeles art gallery to celebrate the North American release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster.

Mar. 30, 2014 07:004

Nitroplus Chiral’s Masterpiece BL Game Dramatical Murder is Becoming an Anime for Summer 2014 Release

Nitroplus Chiral’s Masterpiece BL Game *Dramatical Murder* is Becoming an Anime for Summer 2014 Release

Nitroplus creates games with rich stories that drive players wild. Now, the game Dramatical Murder by Nitroplus Chiral, a female oriented brand, is becoming an anime. Fans will be able to see it this summer.

Mar. 30, 2014 01:004

Original New Work by Warner is a Robot Anime! Shirogane no Ishi Argevollen to Broadcast This Summer

Original New Work by Warner is a Robot Anime! *Shirogane no Ishi Argevollen* to Broadcast This Summer

Announced some time ago was that Warner Home Video was creating a new original anime. The title of that anime was finally revealed on March 22.

Mar. 29, 2014 13:006

A Popular and Dearly Missed Toy Returns! Pre-Orders Begin for “Light Masquerade Pen” from Sailor Moon!

A Popular and Dearly Missed Toy Returns! Pre-Orders Begin for “Light Masquerade Pen” from *Sailor Moon*!

The Sailor Moon “Light Masquerade Pen,” roughly 200,000 of which were sold when it released in 1992, is making a comeback.

Mar. 29, 2014 07:0021

Kill la Kill Collaborates with an Original Maid Cafe! Kill la Kill Cafe Opens in Akihabara!

*Kill la Kill* Collaborates with an Original Maid Cafe! Kill la Kill Cafe Opens in Akihabara!

The popular anime is collaborating with the first maid cafe, Cure Maid Cafe. The collaborative cafe, titled Kill la Kill Cafe, is open now until April 6 (Sun).

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