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!

The Face of Akihabara Has Returned! Radio Kaikan Grand Opening!

The Akihabara landmark Akihabara Radio Kaikan has been born again as a new building with 10 above ground floors and two below ground floors!

Interview: "Ninja Slayer" Creators Bradley Bond & Philip N. Morzez [2/2]

Philip Ninj@ Morzez and Bradley Bond––how did their eccentric series Ninja Slayer, which has become a huge hit in Japan, get made? The two of them spoke about the source of their creativity.

Interview: Producer/Screenwriter of "Giovanni's Island" Yoshiki Sakurai

Giovanni's Island debuts at Anime Expo 2014, and producer/screenwriter Yoshiki Sakurai talks about the film.

Anime Expo 2014 Report: The Magic Returns for the 23rd Consecutive Year

Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year.

Cute and Elegant! Four Rozen Maiden from the Series *Rozen Maiden* Transform from Antique Dolls into Pullip Dolls?!

Seven antique dolls called Rozen Maiden that possess their own will all aim to become Alice, the perfect doll, and battles unfold. A huge factor in the popularity of Rozen Maiden, a series of popular comics turned TV anime by Peach-Pit, can be said to be the loveliness of the antique dolls.

Anime Expo Photo Report: Hot American Cosplay!

Take a look at the cosplayers of Anime Expo® 2014 with our photo report!

These Paper Sculptures Are Amazing! Love Live! Characters Reimagined Through Paper!

We asked Takahashi all about his paper sculptures of the members of μ’s!

Japan’s Masterpiece Anime and Tokusatsu Shows Are Now Airing in Indonesia! Let’s Take a Look at WAKUWAKU JAPAN!

The cable TV network WAKUWAKU JAPAN launched in Indonesia in February of this year and in Myanmar in June. The network broadcasts a variety of entertainment shows created in Japan.

Japan Expo Photo Report: Delivering the Latest in Japanese Culture from Paris!

A look back through pictures at the five day otaku event that took France by storm!

Action Videos of Wii U Game Hyrule Warriors Are Releasing One After the Next!

Introducing the (self-professed) Princess of the Bug Kingdom, Agitha!

Shokotan Makes Dreams Come True in Paris! Wildly Enthusiastic Concert Held at Japan Expo in France

On July 2, Shoko Nakagawa held a concert at the 15th Japan Expo being held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in France.

Life-Size Statue of the Deranged Lunatic Makoto Shishio Unveiled in Shinjuku!

Perfectly replicated and especially scary! A life-size seated statue of Makoto Shishio from Rurouni Kenshin!

Animareal: Bringing Anime Characters to Life

We looked into the work of Animareal, a group of artists devoted to extremely accurate recreations of anime characters.

PR Ambassador HELLO KITTY Appears at Charity Event “Macaron Day”!

Fans captivated by HELLO KITTY and the delicious sweets lined up one after the next!HELLO KITTY

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Mar. 10, 2014 19:0011

Good Smile Company Announces Scale Figure of Frau Koujiro from Robotics;Notes

Good Smile Company Announces Scale Figure of Frau Koujiro from *Robotics;Notes*

During Winter Wonder Festival 2014, Tokyo Otaku Mode took the time to cover the con, while capturing stunning photos of high-quality scale figures.

Mar. 10, 2014 13:0011

Seven Works Nominated for 2013 Anime of the Year, Grand Prix Winners to be Announced on March 22

Seven Works Nominated for 2013 Anime of the Year, Grand Prix Winners to be Announced on March 22

The Tokyo Anime Award Festival Executive Committee and the Association of Japanese Animations have announced seven nominees for Anime of the Year at the Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2014.

Mar. 10, 2014 07:006

Nico Nico Cho Kaigi 3 Outline Announced, Attack on Titan and To Love-Ru Interactive Areas to Be Included

Nico Nico Cho Kaigi 3 Outline Announced, *Attack on Titan* and *To Love-Ru* Interactive Areas to Be Included

The Nico Nico Douga event Nico Nico Cho Kaigi 3 will be held on April 26 and 27 at Makuhari Messe.

Mar. 10, 2014 01:0011

TOM Special Creator Mattsun Creates Latte Art in Real-Time!

TOM Special Creator Mattsun Creates Latte Art in Real-Time!

Totoro, Goku, Jigglypuff! Mattsun created tons of latte art by request!

Mar. 9, 2014 19:003

Kadokawa Launches Free, All-You-Can-Read Service ComicWalker in Three Languages

Kadokawa Launches Free, All-You-Can-Read Service ComicWalker in Three Languages

The comprehensive entertainment company Kadokawa––which covers publishing, videos, and more––is launching a new service in the realm of manga.

Mar. 9, 2014 13:0017

The Master Will Not Stop - An Interview with Katsuhiro Otomo at the Opening of His Poster Exhibit [2/2]

The Master Will Not Stop - An Interview with Katsuhiro Otomo at the Opening of His Poster Exhibit [2/2]

"I’m sitting on a number of new project ideas." - Katsuhiro Otomo

Mar. 9, 2014 07:001

Monster Hunter 4 and “Gatsun, to Grapefruit” Collab Iced Treat to Release on March 18

*Monster Hunter 4* and “Gatsun, to Grapefruit” Collab Iced Treat to Release on March 18

Introducing the first collaboration iced treat between Monster Hunter 4 × “Gatsun, to Grapefruit”!!

Mar. 9, 2014 01:000

Twin☆Doraemon Song Best 40 - Character Song Album from the Popular Anime to Release

*Twin☆Doraemon Song Best 40* - Character Song Album from the Popular Anime to Release

2013 marked what would have been Fujiko F. Fujio’s 80th birthday. Even this year, many events and projects themed after Doraemon are planned.

Mar. 8, 2014 13:000

Gatchaman Collaborates with Web Anime Ponkotsu Quest - Short Releases on Blu-ray and DVD

*Gatchaman* Collaborates with Web Anime *Ponkotsu Quest* - Short Releases on Blu-ray and DVD

The Blu-ray and the DVD of the 2014 live-action film version of Gatchaman was released on March 5.

Mar. 8, 2014 07:002

Sebastian Masuda’s First One-Man Exhibit in New York Finally Opens to Huge Acclaim

Sebastian Masuda’s First One-Man Exhibit in New York Finally Opens to Huge Acclaim

The widely active Sebastian Masuda––a leader of Harajuku’s kawaii culture, art director, and producer of 6% Dokidoki––has begun his first one-man exhibit, titled “‘Colorful Rebellion’ - Seventh Nightmare,” in New York City.

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