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.

“Change Games, Change Play” - Tokyo Game Show 2014 Draws Near!

This year’s Tokyo Game Show will be held from Sept. 18-21 (open to the general public on the 20 and 21).

Hatsune Miku Collaboration Yatsuhashi to Be Sold at Magical Mirai 2014 in Osaka!

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.

Booming Worldwide? Socks that Look Just Like Sushi!

Salmon, shrimp, and tuna. These delicious-looking socks designed after sushi are trending!

Interview: Live-Action *Rurouni Kenshin* Director Keishi Otomo

An interview with Keishi Otomo, the director behind the live-action Rurouni Kenshin film series.

We Talk With Otaku from Around the World in the Otaku Paradise, Akihabara!

America, France, Italy, Brazil. We met anime and manga fans from around the world!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Content

Cosplay from new anime dominated the scene! We focus on everything cute and sexy we found at this summer’s Comic Market!

1,000 Pikachus Take Over Yokohama!

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

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Sep. 6, 2014 01:002

Sept. 1, 2014, Square Enix announced at the SCEJA Press Conference 2014 that they will release a new action RPG game entitled Dragon Quest Heroes: Yamiryū to Sekai Ki no Shiro ( Dragon Quest Heroes: Darkness Dragon & Castle of the World Tree) on PlayStation 4 in spring 2015.

Sept. 1, 2014, Square Enix announced at the SCEJA Press Conference 2014 that they will release a new action RPG game entitled *Dragon Quest Heroes: Yamiryū to Sekai Ki no Shiro* ( *Dragon Quest Heroes: Darkness Dragon & Castle of the World Tree*) on PlayStation 4 in spring 2015.

Today (September 1, 2014), Square Enix announced at the SCEJA Press Conference 2014 that they will release a new action RPG game entitled Dragon Quest Heroes: Yamiryū to Sekai Ki no Shiro (*Dragon Quest Heroes: The Darkness Dragon & the World Tree Castle*) on PlayStation 4 in spring 2015.

Sep. 5, 2014 13:0037

Miku Effector Releasing in October

Miku Effector Releasing in October

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

Sep. 5, 2014 07:001

Persona 5 to Release Simultaneously on PS3 and PS4 in 2015

*Persona 5* to Release Simultaneously on PS3 and PS4 in 2015

Today, Sept. 1, at the SCEJA Press Conference 2014, Atlus announced that the newest game in the Persona series, Persona 5, will be releasing on not just the PlayStation 3, but also on the PlayStation 4.

Sep. 5, 2014 01:002

Teekyu is Finally Breaking Into its Fourth Season - The Tennis Anime that Doesn’t Have Much to Do with Tennis is Continuing

*Teekyu* is Finally Breaking Into its Fourth Season - The Tennis Anime that Doesn’t Have Much to Do with Tennis is Continuing

Season 4 of Teekyu, a well-known “tennis anime that doesn’t have much to do with tennis,” has been greenit.

Sep. 4, 2014 13:002

Limited Edition Collaboration Watch Between TV Anime Kuroko’s Basketball & Independent to Release!

Limited Edition Collaboration Watch Between TV Anime *Kuroko’s Basketball* & Independent to Release!

Imperial Enterprises will begin taking pre-orders on Oct. 6 (Mon.) at 6:00 a.m. for the first official Kuroko’s Basketball watch, a collaboration watch between the hugely popular manga and TV anime Kuroko’s Basketball and the Citizen watch brand Independent.

Sep. 4, 2014 07:0017

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

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.

Sep. 4, 2014 01:0014

New Project by the Anohana Team, Original Anime Set in Chichibu to Release in Theaters Next Year

New Project by the *Anohana* Team, Original Anime Set in Chichibu to Release in Theaters Next Year

It seems the emotion of Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai (Anohana), which caused a huge boom with its 2011 TV series and 2013 movie, is returning once again. The staff who worked on Anohana have gotten back together and set out on creating a new work to release next year.

Sep. 3, 2014 13:003

Isuca to Become Anime in 2015, Afilia Saga in Charge of Theme Song

Isuca to Become Anime in 2015, Afilia Saga in Charge of Theme Song

An anime adaptation of the currently serializing popular manga Isuca by Osamu Takahashi, who has reportedly been progressing on an anime project since June, has finally been confirmed.

Sep. 3, 2014 07:0010

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

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.

Sep. 3, 2014 01:008

Attack on Titan Movie Part 1 Trailer Releases, Linked Horizon’s New Song “Guren no Zahyou” Chosen as Theme Song

*Attack on Titan* Movie Part 1 Trailer Releases, Linked Horizon’s New Song “Guren no Zahyou” Chosen as Theme Song

From the original manga to anime, games, and spin-off works, the momentum of Attack on Titan is still showing no signs of slowing down. And it now seems like this movement will spread to theaters this fall.

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