“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.

SAO Exhibit to Be Held

An exhibit of the TV anime Sword Art Online is on now at the Tokyo Anime Center from Oct. 15-26.

New Ending Theme of TV Anime *Pokémon: XY* Revealed!? Glued to Shokotan’s Live Tour “Greed Revolution”

Shokotan aka Shoko Nakagawa, who “greedily” takes part in all kinds of activities such as singing, show MCing, voice acting, acting, and producing the fashion brand mmts, has embarked on her tour “Shoko Nakagawa Live Tour 2014 ‘Donyoku Kakumei (Greed Revolution)’” on Oct. 12.

Danboard Photo Exhibition on Now at Daimaru Shinsaibashi

The Danboard Photo Exhibition organized by Movic is on now from Oct. 8-20 at Daimaru Shinsaibashi.

Have You Seen the Video? Hatsune Miku Appears on Popular CBS Program

Hatsune Miku made a guest appearance on the popular program Late Show with David Letterman of the American CBS broadcasting network and performed the song “Sharing the World.”

Fundraising Begins on Kickstarter for Practical English Materials Collection for Studying Anime!

A collection of valuable information is in the works that explains the behind-the-scenes details on production of the anime Santa Company, which was successfully funded on Kickstarter.

Creator Interview: Cure Employee takanashi

“To those who don’t know better, they won’t think they're anime accessories. But those who know, will get it. Those are the kind of things I want to make.” - Cure Employee takanashi

Dilapidated Building Becomes Temporary Museum: #BCTION Creates a World Interweaving Street Art and Cosplay

There's an old office building in Kojimachi, Tokyo that's scheduled to be demolished. But before that, an art project transformed the entire building into a museum. The name of the project is BCTION. It's taken from the idea that one action (A) influences the the next action (B) in a chain of creative expansion. This is represented in the equation ACTION x ACTION = BCTION.

Re-opening of Evangelion Store in Ikebukuro

The Evangelion Store re-opened in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro P’Parco on Oct. 3. The store offers the same selection of attractive products to entice Evangelion fans as the Harajuku location, which unfortunately closed its doors in June 2014. Approximately 200 people lined up outside on opening day, and the store bustled with people looking to buy goods right as the store opened.

Director Interview: "Rage of Bahamut" Anime Adaptation! (1/3)

Rage of Bahamut, the smartphone app that has garnered popularity around the world, will be made into an anime. It’s title will be Rage of Bahamut Genesis.

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!

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Jun. 5, 2014 01:005

Akiman Design Works Turns Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace into an Extraordinary Book

Akiman Design Works Turns *Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace* into an Extraordinary Book

The book Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace - Akiman Design Works was published on May 27.

Jun. 4, 2014 12:3016

Italian Watch Brand GaGa Milano Collaborates with Evangelion!

Italian Watch Brand GaGa Milano Collaborates with *Evangelion*!

The first collaboration item between Rebuild of Evangelion and Italian watch brand GaGa Milano is an item limited to 300 selling from GaGa Japan. Now, two of these highly rare watches are being sold on Tokyo Otaku Mode!

Jun. 4, 2014 07:002

A Kart Themed After Mercedes-Benz’s “New GLA Class” Appears in Mario Kart 8, Tournament Using the GLA Kart to Be Held This Autumn

A Kart Themed After Mercedes-Benz’s “New GLA Class” Appears in *Mario Kart 8*, Tournament Using the GLA Kart to Be Held This Autumn

On May 29, Mercedes-Benz announced a collaboration between its compact SUV “New GLA Class” and Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros.

Jun. 4, 2014 01:260

Live Communicating Anime LIVE ON Ladder Streaming Live

Live Communicating Anime *LIVE ON Ladder* Streaming Live

MUGENUP began streaming LIVE ON Ladder through Niconico Live and YouTube Live on May 27. LIVE ON Ladder is said to be the world’s first live-broadcast anime to use “live communicating” technology.

Jun. 3, 2014 13:006

Riddle Story of Devil Exhibition to Be Held in Tokyo and Nagoya, Original Script to Be Given as Bonus for Purchasing Goods

*Riddle Story of Devil* Exhibition to Be Held in Tokyo and Nagoya, Original Script to Be Given as Bonus for Purchasing Goods

An exhibit has been announced for the TV anime Riddle Story of Devil, which has been broadcasting on Animeism since April of this year.

Jun. 3, 2014 07:003

Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel Becomes Cosmetics Aimed at Adult Females, Compact Eye Shadow Announced

*Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel* Becomes Cosmetics Aimed at Adult Females, Compact Eye Shadow Announced

An eyeshadow themed after the Magic Compact yearned for by young girls has been announced.

Jun. 3, 2014 01:0025

Commemorating the Release of the Newest Volume - Experience the World of Black Lagoon Through a Collaboration with Shooting Bar EA

Commemorating the Release of the Newest Volume - Experience the World of *Black Lagoon* Through a Collaboration with Shooting Bar EA

A collaboration campaign is underway to commemorate the release of the newest volume of the manga Black Lagoon.

Jun. 2, 2014 13:009

Psycho-Pass is Becoming an Xbox One Game, New Content to Continue from TV and Movie Series

*Psycho-Pass* is Becoming an Xbox One Game, New Content to Continue from TV and Movie Series

The TV anime Psycho-Pass, which was broadcast for half a year starting in fall 2012, is a popular series with a grouping of top creators that includes the Bayside Shakedown series’ Katsuyuki Motohiro as chief director, Gen Urobuchi (Nitroplus) as story planner, and Akira Amano as character planner.

Jun. 2, 2014 07:0026

[Shocking] A Figure Finally Appears of That Version of Gon…

[Shocking] A Figure Finally Appears of That Version of Gon…

From the Gashadepa series of capsule toys you won’t find in ordinary vending machines finally comes a gachapon of Gon that previously made headlines. Pre-orders began on May 28.

Jun. 2, 2014 01:004

Ogihara, Yamaguchi, and Kotani of Cerezo Osaka Challenge Themselves with Recreating Tsubasa Ozora’s and Tarō Misaki’s “Twin Shot”!

Ogihara, Yamaguchi, and Kotani of Cerezo Osaka Challenge Themselves with Recreating Tsubasa Ozora’s and Tarō Misaki’s “Twin Shot”!

The third PV has been released for the project in which trick shots from the world of Captain Tsubasa are recreated in real life by top J. League athletes.

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