Weekly Shonen Jump Third Anniversary - Read Jump for Free! Campaign to Be Held in Seven Countries for Four Weeks! (1/19 - 2/15)

Limited Time Promotion Marks The Milestone With 4 FREE Digital Issues Featuring The Best Manga Including DEATH NOTE Creator Takeshi Obata’s Brand New Series And More!

Anime Los Angeles 2015 Photo Report: Americans Cosplay, Rain or Shine!

ALA 2015 took place at the LAX Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles from January 9-11.

Final Fantasy Artist Yoshitaka Amano and Kaiyodo President Shuichi Miyawaki Lead Seminar for Creators

Game Creative Exchange, a seminar for illustrators and art directors, was held at the National Art Center Tokyo.

Large-Scale Otaku Events to Be Held Within Two Weeks in Japan

The large-scale otaku event AnimeJapan will be held from March 20, while Comic Market Special, which is only held once every five years, will begin on March 28. They have a common keyword: Globalization.

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Ladies Edition

Introducing pictures of the female cosplayers who dazzled Comiket!

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Mens Edition

Introducing the cool, eye-catching male cosplayers of Comic Market 87!

The Winter Tradition, Comic Market 87, Starts its First Day!

Comic Market 87, the world’s largest event for selling and displaying doujinshi, started its first of three days on December 28.

Jump Festa 2015 is a Blast! Over 158 Thousand Visitors Attend!

Over the span of two days, Dec. 20 and 21, a grand gathering of events and content from popular works such as Naruto and One Piece unfolded! Not to mention, there was also a spontaneous disclosure of certain details about the next Naruto movie from the creator of Naruto himself!

New “Evangelion” Video Suddenly Releases Online

On Dec. 19, an Evangelion-themed piece by Studio Khara titled Until You Come to Me was released under Japan Anima(tor) Expo, a series of anime shorts produced by Hideaki Anno.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Action & Sci-Fi Edition

We bring you a look at the new anime that will premiere beginning in January and their trailers. Our second installment rounds up 10 series in the battle action and sci-fi genres.

2015 Winter Anime Roundup! Slice of Life & Comedy Edition

2014 has been a year of many hot anime, but it’s almost over. To all you anime fans wondering what kind of anime are in store for next year, here’s an introduction to the new anime beginning in January along with their trailers. In this first part, we’ll look at 10 slice of life, comedy, and school life series!

“I’m the Happiest Person in the World!” Says a Moved Minori Chihara at 10th Anniversary Birthday Concert at Nippon Budokan

Minori Chihara is well known as a voice actress appearing in many popular anime, including roles as Nagato Yuki in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Naze Mizuki from Beyond the Boundary, and more. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of her debut, Minorin, as she is affectionately called by her fans, performed “Minori Chihara 10th Anniversary Live - Sanctuary - Supported by Joysound” on Nov. 18 at the Nippon Budokan, the “holy land” for Japanese music artists.

Attack on Titan Exhibition Now Open! Features Life-Sized Colossal Titan

On November 28, the Attack on Titan Exhibit opened in Ueno, Tokyo.

American Comic Book Master Jim Lee Graces Akihabara with His Presence

Jim Lee gives a talk and live drawing demonstration in Akihabara!

"Knights of Sidonia" Movie Release Confirmed

It has been confirmed that a compilation of the popular TV anime adaptation of Knights of Sidonia will release in theaters. The release date is March 6, 2015.

"Attack on Titan" Second Season TV Anime Confirmed

It has been confirmed that the second season of the TV anime Attack on Titan is in the works for 2016.

A High School Girl Climbs a Hill! High Quality Short Anime Releases!

The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.

“Titan Montage” Released on *Attack on Titan* Exhibit Special Site!

In anticipation of the opening of the Attack on Titan Exhibit at the Ueno Royal Museum on Friday, Nov. 28, the popular manga has released a “Titan Montage” on the Attack on Titan Exhibit special site that allows visitors to choose faces and generate a Titan-style portrait.

Cute & Elegant! From Collaboration Series Between Fashion Doll Brand Pullip × *Sailor Moon* Comes Princess Serenity!

The collaboration series between fashion doll brand Pullip and Sailor Moon continues to expand, and many TOM fans have likely been looking forward to the introduction of the next Sailor Soldier.

Heroes and Horror Characters Get Cutified! Loads of Bishoujo Figures Based on DC Comics Characters!

Shunya Yamashita Bishoujo Exhibit is held in celebration of the release of Horror Bishoujo!

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Dec. 31, 2014 04:156

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Mens Edition

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Mens Edition

Introducing the cool, eye-catching male cosplayers of Comic Market 87!

Dec. 30, 2014 22:0845

Most anticipated anime series for winter 2015! “Which winter 2015 anime are you excited about the most?” survey results!

Most anticipated anime series for winter 2015! “Which winter 2015 anime are you excited about the most?” survey results!

We received a lot of votes for Tokyo Otaku Mode’s “Which winter 2015 anime are you excited about the most?” survey! Thank you for contributing! And now, here are the results!

Dec. 30, 2014 22:000

A ‘Sailor Moon’ Fluffy Hoodie Releases!

A ‘Sailor Moon’ Fluffy Hoodie Releases!

Introducing from Bandai Part 1 of the “Fluffy Apparel Series” of female loungewear themed after Sailor Moon.

Dec. 30, 2014 13:002

This Time There Are 8 Pokémon Happy Meal Sets, Each to Come with Original Present for 6 Days Only

This Time There Are 8 Pokémon Happy Meal Sets, Each to Come with Original Present for 6 Days Only

At the start of the new year the Pokémon series of anime and games popular with kids around the world will be introduced in McDonald’s Happy Meal sets. The Happy Meal sets come with a Pokémon toy and will release for a limited time on Jan. 2, 2015.

Dec. 30, 2014 10:002

‘Pokémon XY: Search and Rescue’ Series of Prizes to Hit Amusement Centers Around Japan in Early January

‘Pokémon XY: Search and Rescue’ Series of Prizes to Hit Amusement Centers Around Japan in Early January

It has been confirmed that amusement center prizes of Pokémon that appear in the currently airing TV anime Pokémon XY will hit amusement centers around Japan in early January 2015.

Dec. 30, 2014 07:000

Stage Play ‘Yowamushi Pedal Inter-High Chapter: The Winner’ Features Fierce Battle of Day 3, Set to Show March 2015

Stage Play ‘Yowamushi Pedal Inter-High Chapter: The Winner’ Features Fierce Battle of Day 3, Set to Show March 2015

Performance dates and times for the stage production of Yowamushi Pedal Inter-High Chapter: The Winner, the sixth in a series of plays based on the hit manga Yowamushi Pedal, have been decided. The show will run from March 6 to 29, 2015 in Tokyo, Osaka, and Fukuoka.

Dec. 30, 2014 01:000

Mars is Yours! Sachiko Kobayashi Collaborates with Terra Formars and Turns into a Powerful Cicada

Mars is Yours! Sachiko Kobayashi Collaborates with *Terra Formars* and Turns into a Powerful Cicada

Sachiko Kobayashi, an enka singer adored as “Final Boss” on Nico Nico Douga, is collaborating with the popular manga Terra Formars, as testified by the super powerful visual recently released.

Dec. 29, 2014 13:0010

Jun Maeda is Back! Key’s New Animation ‘Charlotte’ to Release in 2015

Jun Maeda is Back! Key’s New Animation ‘Charlotte’ to Release in 2015

The TV anime series Angel Beats! kicked up the dust in 2010, as the original work, script, and music were all written by Jun Maeda. Five years has passed since then, and now they have announced the production of their second original anime titled Charlotte.

Dec. 29, 2014 07:003

New ‘Gintama’ TV Anime Series to be Broadcast Starting April 2015 on TV Tokyo Network, Announced at Jump Festa 2015

New ‘Gintama’ TV Anime Series to be Broadcast Starting April 2015 on TV Tokyo Network, Announced at Jump Festa 2015

Hideaki Sorachi’s popular manga series Gintama is receiving a TV anime series once again for the first time in two years. This astounding news was announced on Dec. 21 at the Jump Festa 2015 Gintama Super Stage event held at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex.

Dec. 29, 2014 04:462

The Winter Tradition, Comic Market 87, Starts its First Day!

The Winter Tradition, Comic Market 87, Starts its First Day!

Comic Market 87, the world’s largest event for selling and displaying doujinshi, started its first of three days on December 28.

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