1,000 Pikachus Take Over Yokohama!

Even Ash is surprised! It’s a huge outbreak of Pikachus! Yokohama is dyed yellow!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cool & Interesting Content

Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!

Comic Market 86 Opens!

KanColle running popular! The otaku’s poem of summer scenery, one of the largest otaku events in the world - Comic Market 86 has started!

Popular American Anime "RWBY" Starts its Second Season

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.

Kickstarter Campaign Launches for Sci-Fi Anime *Under the Dog*

Introducing an original anime by the wonderful staff who worked on Evangelion, Steins;Gate, and Fire Emblem: Awakening!

2D Expressed in Real Life! Romanian Makeup Artist Shows off Colossal Titan Makeup!

Florea Flavia, a Romanian makeup artist who previously went viral for her Female Titan makeup cosplay, is at it again with Colossal Titan makeup!

Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project - New *Digimon Adventure* Series Announced!

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 Danboard that Moves! Let’s Go Meet This Costumed Danboard and Take Pictures Together!

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!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [2/2]

“Hatsune Miku is awesome!” - Noritaka Tatehana

Interview: Takeru Satoh, Kenshin Himura in "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends"

Takeru Satoh, who plays Kenshin Himura in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, sat for an interview with Tokyo Otaku Mode!

Wonder Festival 2014 Summer Company Booth Report

We report on the most interesting company booths from the massive event Wonder Festival 2014 Summer!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [1/2]

We talked to with shoe designer Noritaka Tatehana about what it’s like making shoes for worldwide pop superstar Lady Gaga!

Which Ones Do You Like? Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Edition

KanColle, MadoMagi, Evangelion! Find your new favorite figures here!

The Latest Figures! Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cool Edition

Check out XX photos of cool figures and cosplay from Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] held on July 27!

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!

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Mar. 27, 2014 04:3327

Popular Cosplayer Alodia to Perform at "Dance with PS Vita” Live Streaming Event

Popular Cosplayer Alodia to Perform at "Dance with PS Vita” Live Streaming Event

To celebrate the launch of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd for the PlayStation Vita, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia (SCEJA) have developed ...

Mar. 26, 2014 13:0016

Anime Parasyte to Broadcast in 2014 on Nippon TV and Other Networks

Anime *Parasyte* to Broadcast in 2014 on Nippon TV and Other Networks

Hitoshi Iwaaki’s popular manga Parasyte is becoming a TV anime.

Mar. 26, 2014 07:0024

Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko The Testament of Sister New Devil Anime Adaptation Progressing

Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko *The Testament of Sister New Devil* Anime Adaptation Progressing

The light novel The Testament of Sister New Devil published by Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko is becoming an anime.

Mar. 26, 2014 01:001

Mecha Anime by Everyone! Let’s Make the Mecha Anime We Want to See Production Committee Launches

Mecha Anime by Everyone! Let’s Make the Mecha Anime We Want to See Production Committee Launches

Mecha anime is a fundamental anime genre. So what kind of mecha anime is it that we really want to see?

Mar. 25, 2014 13:002

Seibu Railway Galaxy Express 999 Wrapped Train Announced in Commemoration of the Release of the Blu-ray Box Sets

Seibu Railway *Galaxy Express 999* Wrapped Train Announced in Commemoration of the Release of the Blu-ray Box Sets

In commemoration of the Blu-ray box release of the TV series Galaxy Express 999, Seibu Railway has announced a “Galaxy Express 999 wrapped train.” The train is in service now for roughly half a month until April 4.

Mar. 25, 2014 01:5210

Anime Slam Dunk is Finally Coming to Blu-ray! All Five Volumes to Release Consecutively Starting in July

Anime *Slam Dunk* is Finally Coming to Blu-ray! All Five Volumes to Release Consecutively Starting in July

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the anime adaptation to Takehiko Inoue’s extremely popular manga Slam Dunk, which was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump from 1990 to 1996, a Blu-ray version of the anime will be released.

Mar. 24, 2014 13:001

10th Annual Animelo Summer Live Being Held Three Days on Aug. 29, 30, 31 - Ticket Sales to Open Soon

10th Annual Animelo Summer Live Being Held Three Days on Aug. 29, 30, 31 - Ticket Sales to Open Soon

As the biggest anime song event in Japan, Animelo Summer Live has become a summer tradition.

Mar. 24, 2014 11:146

Make Your Pictures Move! Live2D Creative Award 2014

Make Your Pictures Move! Live2D Creative Award 2014

Live2D Cubism allows you to make your own illustrations and 2D game visuals move. A contest is being held called the Live2D Creative Award 2014, which invites submissions of videos and interactive media created using this next generation 2D expression graphic tool.

Mar. 24, 2014 01:008

Sailor Moon Crystal Star Leather Accessory Series Part 2 Announced!

*Sailor Moon* Crystal Star Leather Accessory Series Part 2 Announced!

On March 20, pre-orders began for the “Sailor Moon Leather Key Case” and four other items on Bandai’s official shopping site, Premium Bandai.

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