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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Sep. 9, 2014 13:001

Bags Themed After Conan Edogawa and Kaito Kid from Detective Conan Release

Bags Themed After Conan Edogawa and Kaito Kid from *Detective Conan* Release

SuperGroupies has released bags themed after Conan Edogawa and Kaito Kid, both characters from the national hit anime Detective Conan to which its newest movie, Detective Conan: Dimensional Sniper, is a huge hit.

Sep. 9, 2014 07:003

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

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.

Sep. 9, 2014 01:003

Packaging/Spec Details Revealed for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Special Pack Releasing on Oct. 11

Packaging/Spec Details Revealed for *Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate* Special Pack Releasing on Oct. 11

Capcom released today (Sept. 5) information regarding the product packaging and specs of the limited edition “Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Special Bundle Pack” that includes the company’s Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate game and a New Nintendo 3DS LL, which will be released on Oct. 11, 2014.

Sep. 8, 2014 13:003

1/48th Scale AV-98 Ingram Plastic Model from Patlabor with Number Plate Releases

1/48th Scale AV-98 Ingram Plastic Model from *Patlabor* with Number Plate Releases

The live-action series titled The Next Generation: Patlabor started screening in April 2014. On Sept. 6, a 1/48th scale plastic model of the AV-98 Ingram as depicted in the series was released. It is reproduced in minute detail, from the characteristic Patlamp down to the sign of the rising sun visible on its chest.

Sep. 8, 2014 07:006

Angry Birds Becomes a Shoujo Manga, Serialization to Begin in Nakayoshi

*Angry Birds* Becomes a Shoujo Manga, Serialization to Begin in *Nakayoshi*

The shoujo manga Stella - Nana to Mahou no Eitango, themed after the smartphone-based action puzzle game Angry Birds, will begin serialization in the shoujo manga magazine Nakayoshi in its October issue.

Sep. 8, 2014 01:003

One Piece Fifth Popular Character Ranking to Be Held After Six Years, Vol. 75 of the Manga Releases

*One Piece* Fifth Popular Character Ranking to Be Held After Six Years, Vol. 75 of the Manga Releases

Volume 75 of One Piece was released on Sept. 4. This worldwide hit by Eiichiro Oda has broken through 310 million copies in print. This record grows ever bigger with the release of the new volume.

Sep. 7, 2014 13:002

Shoji Kawamori × Good Smile Company - Sanjigen Completes PV for “Hatsune Miku GT Project”

Shoji Kawamori × Good Smile Company - Sanjigen Completes PV for “Hatsune Miku GT Project”

A collaboration project between a racing team and mechanical designer Shoji Kawamori that was announced at Wonder Festival in February is finally getting off the ground.

Sep. 7, 2014 07:002

New Installment in Ys Series Coming to PS4 and PS Vita in 2015

New Installment in *Ys* Series Coming to PS4 and PS Vita in 2015

Today, Sept. 1, 2014, at the Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia press conference SCEJA Press Conference 2014, Nihon Falcom revealed that development is currently underway on a new installment in the action RPG series Ys to release on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.

Sep. 7, 2014 01:000

Jinbocho to Become a Paradise for Girls - Shosen Book Mart to Be Completely Renovated with “Female-Oriented” Content from Shoujo Manga to BL

Jinbocho to Become a Paradise for Girls - Shosen Book Mart to Be Completely Renovated with “Female-Oriented” Content from Shoujo Manga to BL

It seems a new spot for girls is opening in Jinbocho, Tokyo, through which drifts the aromas of different cultures including old bookstores, music shops, a university, and more.

Sep. 6, 2014 13:005

Casts from Popular TV Tokyo Anime Gather - Anime JAM 2014 to Be Held in December

Casts from Popular TV Tokyo Anime Gather - Anime JAM 2014 to Be Held in December

Anime JAM 2014 is a collaboration event that brings together the casts from popular TV Tokyo anime. According to an announcement made on Sept. 2, the event will be held in Hall 5 of the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex on Sunday, Dec. 14.

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