Recently, the Manga Translation Battle has been gaining attention as a gateway to success for aspiring translators. In this interview series, we’ll talk with previous winners of the contest about their past and what lies ahead for them as manga translators.
One angel, and one demon? Starting Aug. 28, two high-quality figures from the Wonderful Hobby Selection Series, “Colossal Titan Takayuki Takeya Ver.” and “Yamato Kai: Heavy Armament Ver.” are now available for pre-order.
This year’s Tokyo Game Show will be held from Sept. 18-21 (open to the general public on the 20 and 21).
Collaborative yatsuhashi between virtual singer Hatsune Miku and Shogoin Yatsuhashi Honten, a long-running yatsuhashi company established in 1689, will be sold at the event Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai 2014 in Osaka to be held on Aug. 30 at Intex Osaka.
Salmon, shrimp, and tuna. These delicious-looking socks designed after sushi are trending!
An interview with Keishi Otomo, the director behind the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film series.
America, France, Italy, Brazil. We met anime and manga fans from around the world!
Cosplay from new anime dominated the scene! We focus on everything cute and sexy we found at this summer’s Comic Market!
Even Ash is surprised! It’s a huge outbreak of Pikachus! Yokohama is dyed yellow!
Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!
KanColle running popular! The otaku’s poem of summer scenery, one of the largest otaku events in the world - Comic Market 86 has started!
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.
Introducing an original anime by the wonderful staff who worked on Evangelion, Steins;Gate, and Fire Emblem: Awakening!
Florea Flavia, a Romanian makeup artist who previously went viral for her Female Titan makeup cosplay, is at it again with Colossal Titan makeup!
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 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!
“Hatsune Miku is awesome!” - Noritaka Tatehana
Takeru Satoh, who plays Kenshin Himura in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, sat for an interview with Tokyo Otaku Mode!
We report on the most interesting company booths from the massive event Wonder Festival 2014 Summer!
Apr. 14, 2014 13:003
On April 9, a digital version of Kodansha’s popular monthly manga magazine Bessatsu Shonen Magazine began.
Apr. 14, 2014 07:0013
Monkey Punch’s popular manga Lupin III is becoming a live-action film that will release in theaters countrywide in Japan on Aug. 30, 2014.
Apr. 13, 2014 13:005
We give you an exclusive look at the design department of one of Japan’s foremost figure makers, Kotobukiya!
Apr. 13, 2014 09:002
The Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) volleyball manga Haikyū!! has become an anime that is broadcasting during the spring season.
Apr. 13, 2014 01:006
The release of a mini album of house covers of slightly nostalgic hits from the 2000s by Jennifer Lopez, Melanie C., and other overseas divas sung by Vocaloid Hatsune Miku has been announced.
Apr. 12, 2014 19:001
Popular Japanese manga “Space Brothers,” depicting a story about two brothers dreaming of becoming astronauts together, will hold its first large scale exhibit.
Apr. 12, 2014 13:003
We bring you a recap of Wake Up Girls! (WUG), which recently had its final episode.
Apr. 12, 2014 01:0022
Fans are increasing all over the world! But, what kind of doll is a Pullip?
Apr. 11, 2014 13:000
A short anime adaptation of Dayan, which was born from Wachifield in Jiyugaoka, Tokyo, is in the works.