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A High School Girl Climbs a Hill! High Quality Short Anime Releases!

The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.

“Titan Montage” Released on *Attack on Titan* Exhibit Special Site!

In anticipation of the opening of the Attack on Titan Exhibit at the Ueno Royal Museum on Friday, Nov. 28, the popular manga has released a “Titan Montage” on the Attack on Titan Exhibit special site that allows visitors to choose faces and generate a Titan-style portrait.

Cute & Elegant! From Collaboration Series Between Fashion Doll Brand Pullip × *Sailor Moon* Comes Princess Serenity!

The collaboration series between fashion doll brand Pullip and Sailor Moon continues to expand, and many TOM fans have likely been looking forward to the introduction of the next Sailor Soldier.

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!

Interview with Hideaki Anno, Creator of *Evangelion* [1/2]

In 1995, Hideaki Anno directed the TV anime Neon Genesis Evangelion, which went on to become a social phenomenon and secured his place in the anime world. He's gone on to create the Rebuild of Evangelion film series, and in November 2012, announced the latest film, Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo. Fans from around the world listened eagerly to what he had to say.

*Evangelion* 20th Anniversary Bombshell, a Mysterious Work Just Like *Attack on Titan*, and… Hideaki Anno Talk Show “Director Edition” Report

This is Part 2 of our report on the Hideaki Anno talk event held at Tokyo International Film Festival. This time, Anno talks deeply about the animation works he has directed. And he drops a bombshell about Evangelion...

Anime *Psycho-Pass 2* OP “Enigmatic Feeling” Releases on Nov. 5

The design of the limited edition jacket shows a jet black special issue Dominator!

Hideaki Anno Talks Deep About Himself! Hideaki Anno Talk Event: Live-Action Edition

Hideaki Anno put on talk events at the recently held Tokyo International Film Festival. Here, we report on one of the events called “Live-Action Edition.”

Soccer Team Collaborates with *A Certain Scientific Railgun*!

A collaboration event between a soccer team and the anime A Certain Scientific Railgun called “Soccer Match with a Certain Anime” was held! We went to check out the game!

Spider-Man X Attack on Titan Collaboration?!

It seems like an otaku's crazy dream, but it's real.

Share Your Memories of *Naruto*! Shonen Jump Begins Accepting Comments!

The hugely popular manga Naruto is on the verge of its climax, and there is huge buzz surrounding its upcoming finale. Meanwhile, continuing from its first fanart campaign, Shonenjump.viz.com has begun accepting comments regarding Naruto memories.

Let’s Take a Look Back at 15 Years of *Naruto* on the Special Site “Naruto Final Countdown!”

A special site called “Naruto Final Countdown!” has opened on the official site of the hugely popular Weekly Shonen Jump manga Naruto, the conclusion to which is closing in.

“Anna Tsuchiya × The Evil Within” Halloween Event Heats Up Shinjuku!

On Oct. 26, a Halloween parade and mini concert were held by Japanese talent and musician Anna Tsuchiya at the Futabadori East Shinjuku Shopping District.

A Flood of *Naruto* Fan Art from All Over the World!

The manga Naruto is closing in on its finale. Announcing a surprise project by Shueisha, the publisher of the magazine Naruto is serialized in, Weekly Shonen Jump!

Cosplay Parade Brings Excitement to Ikebukuro!

Just in time for Halloween, the cosplay event Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festa 2014 was held for two days, Oct. 25 and 26.

Exterminate the Titans! 3D Maneuver Gear Coming in January

Total weight of 10 kilograms! Tokyo Otaku Mode is eagerly preparing for its release!

Miku Expo 2014 Report: Miku’s Popularity is Strong in the US Too

A new page in the history of Hatsune Miku has been created.

Jim Lee of *Batman* Series Fame to Attend International Manga Fest 2014 in Japan

Jim Lee, a masterful American comic artist who has worked on the Batman series, which turns 75 this year, is coming to Japan! A discussion, live painting, signing, and other events are planned.

Details Revealed & Jacket Released for Egoist’s Fifth Single “Fallen”

A song that ties in with the currently airing TV anime Psycho-Pass 2! The jacket was created by redjuice!

Manga Artist Akira Himekawa Teaches How to Draw Manga with Masterpiece *The Legend of Zelda*!

The Legend of Zelda series is popular worldwide in a number of forms including games, manga, and figures. Now, the creators behind the manga adaptation of the series are showing us how to draw Japanese manga! This is the first time that Himekawa will be sharing their work process! Fans won’t want to miss this.

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Jun. 27, 2014 08:204

Video & Report: E3 2014

Video & Report: E3 2014

The Electronics Entertainment Expo, or E3, is a yearly three-day trade show in Los Angeles made exclusively for members of the video game industry.

Jun. 27, 2014 07:0012

A Dream Collaboration Between Pullip and Sailor Moon Comes True! Introduction to Pullip Sailor Moon Through TOM-Exclusive Photos

A Dream Collaboration Between Pullip and Sailor Moon Comes True! Introduction to Pullip Sailor Moon Through TOM-Exclusive Photos

“In the name of the moon, I will punish you!” This is a phrase that anime fans around the world are likely familiar with. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Sailor Moon, which is loved not just in Japan but all over the world.

Jun. 27, 2014 01:002

Hatsune Miku for When it Rains: Family Mart Begins Selling Three Limited Plastic Umbrellas Designed by Popular Artists

Hatsune Miku for When it Rains: Family Mart Begins Selling Three Limited Plastic Umbrellas Designed by Popular Artists

The beginning of June is a rainy time in Japan. Many people may think that carrying around an umbrella on a rainy day is a burden. However, plastic umbrellas that would make anyone look forward to rainy days went on sale for a limited time at Family Mart on June 24.

Jun. 26, 2014 13:003

New Hyrule Warriors Gameplay Video Releases, Link Knocking Down Foes with a Rod is a Must-See!

New *Hyrule Warriors* Gameplay Video Releases, Link Knocking Down Foes with a Rod is a Must-See!

On June 23, Tecmo Koei Games released a new gameplay video from its Wii U game to release on Aug. 14, Hyrule Warriors.

Jun. 26, 2014 07:0032

Check Out These Trailers of Summer 2014 Anime! [1/2]

Check Out These Trailers of Summer 2014 Anime! [1/2]

We’ve collected trailers of anime beginning in July! First, let’s take a look at 11 action anime overflowing with tense battle scenes and cool characters.

Jun. 26, 2014 01:001

Teaser Released for Anime Garo: Honoo no Kokuin, An All New Story Will Begin in Fall 2014

Teaser Released for Anime *Garo: Honoo no Kokuin*, An All New Story Will Begin in Fall 2014

Since the start of the TV broadcast in 2005, a series that has been prominent in the Japanese tokusatsu genre due to its unique world and elaborate story is Garo. The series used stylish video created by genius director Keita Amemiya using the latest CG and VFX technology.

Jun. 25, 2014 13:008

Akame ga Kill! New Key Visual, PV Also Releases in Which OP By Sora Amamiya Can Be Heard

*Akame ga Kill!* New Key Visual, PV Also Releases in Which OP By Sora Amamiya Can Be Heard

The TV anime Akame ga Kill! will begin airing on Tokyo MX on July 6. Coming before this, a new key visual has been released.

Jun. 25, 2014 06:302

New Anime TERRAFORMARS Promoted at Nico Nico Cho Kaigi!

New Anime *TERRAFORMARS* Promoted at Nico Nico Cho Kaigi!

New information regarding the much-discussed TERRAFORMARS was revealed and a figma joint project carried out at the recently held Nico Nico Cho Kaigi!

Jun. 25, 2014 00:007

Anime Film Festival Ikebukuro Cinemachi Festival Held for the First Time!

Anime Film Festival Ikebukuro Cinemachi Festival Held for the First Time!

Yet another new otaku event has been born in Japan! Ikebukuro becomes the city of anime films!

Jun. 24, 2014 10:0012

A Collaboration Between Talented Creators! Introduction to the Vocaloid Project “Mirage Dragoon”

A Collaboration Between Talented Creators! Introduction to the Vocaloid Project “Mirage Dragoon”

Illustrator TOKIYA SAKBA creates near futuristic work using solid patterns, and sound composer ATOLS constructs mysterious worlds through fairytale-like motifs. These two have now started a Vocaloid project called “Mirage Dragoon” through a form of rivalry.

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