Jul. 21, 2014 23:4220

The Beginner’s Guide to Otaku Japanese Part 1: The First 20 Words

The Beginner’s Guide to Otaku Japanese Part 1: The First 20 Words

Want to win TOM points to spend on the TOM Premium Shop? Want to pick up some basic otaku vocabulary? Introducing the Beginner’s Guide to Otaku Japane...

Jul. 20, 2014 07:001

Gundam Build Fighters Try Broadcast Begins in October, Series New Characters and a New Story

*Gundam Build Fighters Try* Broadcast Begins in October, Series New Characters and a New Story

The broadcast for the TV anime Gundam Build Fighters Try will begin on TV Tokyo this October.

Jul. 19, 2014 13:002

Pikachu Cafe Opens for a Limited Time in Roppongi Hills! Cute Menu Items Abound

Pikachu Cafe Opens for a Limited Time in Roppongi Hills! Cute Menu Items Abound

It has been announced that the Pikachu Cafe has opened in sync with the exhibit “Pokémon the Movie XY Exhibit: Let’s Meet at Roppongi Hills Observation Deck Tokyo City View!” which is being held from July 19 to Aug. 31 on the Roppongi Hills observation deck, Tokyo City View.

Jul. 18, 2014 15:145

Anime Expo 2014 Report: The Magic Returns for the 23rd Consecutive Year

Anime Expo 2014 Report: The Magic Returns for the 23rd Consecutive Year

Anime Expo® 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3-6, marked the annual event's 23rd consecutive year.

Jul. 18, 2014 07:004

Anime Trains Unveiled as Special Project for Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2014

Anime Trains Unveiled as Special Project for Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2014

As a special project for the Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2014 (Kyomaf 2014) to be held on Sept. 20 and 21, train cars wrapped in anime characters called Kyomaf Series have been unveiled!

Jul. 15, 2014 01:000

Good Smile to Hold ThreeA Art & Toy Show for First Time in Japan. Ashley Wood, Author of Metal Gear Solid Comic Series, to Attend

Good Smile to Hold ThreeA Art & Toy Show for First Time in Japan. Ashley Wood, Author of *Metal Gear Solid* Comic Series, to Attend

An event has landed in Japan that focuses on the world-popular creative group ThreeA.

Jul. 11, 2014 13:005

The World of One Piece Comes to USJ! “One Piece Summer Adventure” Opening Day Report

The World of *One Piece* Comes to USJ! “One Piece Summer Adventure” Opening Day Report

A limited time event themed after One Piece that will run until Sept. 7 has opened at Universal Studios Japan.

Jul. 10, 2014 01:000

Asagaya Anime Street

Asagaya Anime Street

This is your guide to a couple of Tokyo’s anime meccas!

Jul. 8, 2014 13:001

Gen Urobuchi Alludes to Madoka Magica Sequel During Talk Event Held at Anime Expo 2014

Gen Urobuchi Alludes to *Madoka Magica* Sequel During Talk Event Held at Anime Expo 2014

On July 4, Nitroplus member and creator Gen Urobuchi held a discussion panel at Anime Expo 2014 in Los Angeles, U.S. Participating in the panel were Urobuchi and CEO Takaki Kosaka, both from Nitroplus, as well as the CEO of Good Smile Company, Takanori Aki.

Jul. 8, 2014 07:004

“Kill la Kill Special Event” Held at Anime Expo 2014 Sells Out to Crowd of 3,500, Eir Aoi Sings Passionately

“Kill la Kill Special Event” Held at Anime Expo 2014 Sells Out to Crowd of 3,500, Eir Aoi Sings Passionately

Eir Aoi, singer of the opening theme to Kill la Kill, held a special collaborative concert at Anime Expo 2014. Nearing an hour in length, she sang a total of nine songs at the concert including “Sirius,” the opening theme to Kill la Kill, and the background track “Sanbika.”

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