Manga Artist Combo Ume Holds Talk Show at TGS 2014

On the final day of Tokyo Game Show 2014, a talk show and signing event was held at the Tokyo Otaku Mode booth!

Waiting for Us at the Amuse Exhibition Were Year of the Sheep Alpacasso

Amuse Inc., creator of the popular Alpacasso series, held a private viewing for their new products!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Action & Sci-Fi

A look at the trailers for the nine anime beginning this fall with promising battle scenes!

Tokyo Game Show 2014 Comes to a Close

Take a look back at Tokyo Game Show 2014, which recorded the event’s second highest attendance in its history!

2014 Fall Anime Trailer Summary: Academic and Comedic Series

Here’s our selection of 10 different trailers for cheerful, comedic school anime that will begin broadcast this October!

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Cosplayers & Booth Girls Collection

Games and beautiful girls go hand-in-hand? Introducing pictures of the beautiful cosplayers & booth girls we found at Tokyo Game Show 2014!

New Details About *Psycho-Pass 2* Anime Revealed Including Staff, Cast and Songs!

A new music video and other details have been released regarding the anime Psycho-Pass 2, which begins airing on Fuji TV's Noitamina on Oct. 9!

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Opening Report

Business Day starts! A huge lineup of all kinds of new games is in store!

AFA is Held in Indonesia!

Eir Aoi, Egoist, T.M.Revolution, DJ Kazu! Popular anime song singers appeared at Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2014!

Sanrio Expo 2014 is Held

Tons of new Sanrio products! Many Hello Kitty, Kirimi-chan, and even Gudetama products introduced!

"Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends" Opens

The climax of the Kyoto arc is finally here!

Production on TV Anime *Show By Rock!!* Announced

From Sanrio! A TV anime themed after a rock band will begin its late-night broadcast in 2015!

The Cute Pullip Series Takes on *Alice in Wonderland*! Welcome to the World of “Classical Alice”!

Pullip is an impressive line of fashion dolls that have big heads, slender arms and legs, and lovely eyes. Here on TOM, we’ve previously introduced Pullips born from collaborations with such works as Sailor Moon and Rozen Maiden.

"Terraformars" Swarm Figures to Release

A huge outbreak of 50-millimeter-tall Terraformars will take over sweet shops!

Miku Effector Releasing in October

Have Miku sing by using a guitar! The first ever in the world! Introducing the Vocaloid effector Miku Stomp!

First *One Piece* Game Coming to the PlayStation 4 - *One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3*

A new game in the One Piece: Pirate Warriors series, a collaboration between the popular series One Piece and Warriors that has sold over 2 million copies worldwide, is coming to the PS4.

Sixth Doll Hinaichigo Enters the Pullip x *Rozen Maiden* Collaborative Series! Elegant Photos with Other Rozen Maidens!!

Rozen Maiden is one of the popular collaborative series from Pullip fashion dolls. Though Kirakishou was just released in July, Hinaichigo, the sixth doll, is already joining the Pullip ranks.

Become a Manga Translator! An Interview with the Manga Translation Battle Winner (Part 1)

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.

*Attack on Titan* and *KanColle* Figures Available for Pre-Order Aug. 28!

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.

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May. 6, 2014 01:003

The Neon Genesis Evangelion Comics Conclude! Special Order Limited Premium Edition to be Released!

The *Neon Genesis Evangelion* Comics Conclude! Special Order Limited Premium Edition to be Released!

The final volume of Kadokawa Corporation’s hit comic series Neon Genesis Evangelion, which has totaled over 23 million copies sold, is set to be released.

May. 5, 2014 13:008

The Revolution is in Two Months! Anime Bakumatsu Rock Character Info Released & Official Site Redone

The Revolution is in Two Months! Anime *Bakumatsu Rock* Character Info Released & Official Site Redone

In Bakumatsu Rock, Shinsengumi and a group of passionate rockers battle it out through song in the Bakumatsu period, with the concept “Revolutionize Japan through rock!”

May. 5, 2014 07:002

Black Bullet In-Anime Group Tenchu Girls to Release Single

*Black Bullet* In-Anime Group Tenchu Girls to Release Single

The fictional band Tenchu Girls from the TV anime Black Bullet which began broadcasting in April will be releasing a single.

May. 5, 2014 01:0017

Meet Steve Jobko, the Anime-style Feminization of Steve Jobs

Meet Steve Jobko, the Anime-style Feminization of Steve Jobs

"You can, like, totally do that with an iPhone"

May. 4, 2014 13:0024

Cosplayer Alodia to Become a 2D Illustration?!

Cosplayer Alodia to Become a 2D Illustration?!

It’s cosplayer meets illustrator! World famous cosplayer Alodia is developing something with two Japanese Special Creators. But what could it be?

May. 4, 2014 07:008

Rurouni Kenshin Trailer & Theme Song Release

*Rurouni Kenshin* Trailer & Theme Song Release

In the three days following the trailer’s release on March 20 on the official site, it was viewed more than 330,000 times, with international versions in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, and Tagalog receiving more than 225,000 views. The trailer was accessed on YouTube from a total of 143 countries.

May. 4, 2014 01:006

The Garden of Words Wins AniMovie Category Grand Prix at Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film

*The Garden of Words* Wins AniMovie Category Grand Prix at Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film

Director Makoto Shinkai’s The Garden of Words won the Grand Prix in the AniMovie category at the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film.

May. 4, 2014 00:2419

Shocking! Kotobukiya Akihabara - A Shop for Otaku [2/2]

Shocking! Kotobukiya Akihabara - A Shop for Otaku [2/2]

This time, I’ll be taking a look at the upper floors that stock an array of core content!

May. 3, 2014 11:442

Chiaki Kuriyama from Kill Bill Appears in New CM for the Popular Game App Puyopuyo!! Quest

Chiaki Kuriyama from *Kill Bill* Appears in New CM for the Popular Game App *Puyopuyo!! Quest*

Puyopuyo!! Quest turns 1! Japanese actress Chiaki Kuriyama does PR for the game in a new commercial! And the wonderful, long-awaited new work by dance music project VIVIVID, whose debut music video has received over 300,000 views, is chosen as the game’s support song!

May. 3, 2014 07:0011

First New Serialization from Hiro Mashima in Five Years to Begin in Monthly Fairy Tail Magazine

First New Serialization from Hiro Mashima in Five Years to Begin in *Monthly Fairy Tail Magazine*

The rebooted TV anime Fairy Tail began broadcasting in April. Fans are casting an enthusiastic gaze on the anime due to it being the first new TV anime for the series in about a year.

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