Month: December 2018

The anime movie adaptation of Saga of Tanya the Evil has released a full length trailer ahead of its Feb. 2019 opening. Adapted from Carlo Zen’s light novel series, the Saga of Tanya the Evil anime follows the adventures of a businessman who finds himself reincarnated as a little girl named Tanya von Degurechaff. Fighting
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Comedy series KonoSuba will be heading to the big screen next year, and it’s teasing the adventures to come with a short video! Beginning as a series of light novels written by Akatsuki Natsume, the TV anime adaptation of KonoSuba aired its first season in 2016 with Season 2 following a year later. After being
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Superhero manga My Hero Academia will be heading to the stage next April and the producers have now released info on the complete cast along with an epic visual! Tamura Shin will play protagonist Midoriya Izuku alongside Kobayashi Ryouta as Bakugou Katsuki, Takeuchi Yume as Uraraka Ochako, Ino Hiroki as Iida Tenya, Kitamura Ryou as
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One-Punch Man has released its first PV for Season 2 in advance of its Apr. 2019 premiere! The trailer features the exceptionally powerful yet goofy series lead Saitama alongside familiar faces like his pupil Genos, plus villains Sonic and Garo. Adapted from the original webcomic created by ONE, One-Punch Man revolves around a hero named
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Superhero anime My Hero Academia has released its very first PV for its long-awaited fourth season! Fans can look forward to the return of beloved Hero Deku and his mentor All Might, as well as an appearance from Togata Mirio, a powerful U.A. High School student who is part of the “Big Three”. Inspired by
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Japanese anime has never been so popular with fans all around the world as it is right now. This interview series takes a look at the behind-the-scenes stories and true feelings of those who actually produce anime in Japan and is being conducted in collaboration with international anime sites including Anime Anime, Tokyo Otaku Mode,
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Tokyo Otaku Mode has brought Cardcaptor Sakura’s Kero-chan to life in another magical collaboration: an adorable 3D mug! An instant charmer, this precious mug has a lovely palette of blue, white, and yellow that seems to overflow with happiness. Dotted with stars and clouds, it feels right at home beside the wing handle, a shape
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Slice of life manga series YuruYuri is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a new OVA! Along with a teaser visual and staff information, a crowdfunding campaign was also announced. To be directed by Yamagishi Daigo, the OVA is titled YuriYuri,. The script will be written by Takahiro with Pony Canyon handling music and Lay-duce to
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The final battle trailer for the long-awaited game Kingdom Hearts III has been released, bringing the continuation of the epic crossover story one step closer to reality! In addition to the beloved trio of Sora, Donald, and Goofy, the trailer gives fans a glimpse of gameplay and scenes that include characters from classic Disney and
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Music anime BanG Dream! is slated to premiere on Jan. 3, 2019! Along with the announcement, a key visual and illustrations for the units Poppin’Party, Afterglow, Pastel*Palettes, Roselia, Hello, Happy World! were released. In addition, five newcomers to the anime – the girls of RAISE A SUILEN – were revealed in another visual. Fans eager
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Alive 2018 brought together pro and amateur creators alike to share their enthusiasm for Live2D at Belle Salle Akihabara on Dec. 3. Live2D, developed by a Tokyo-based company of the same name, is an animation technique which allows the animator to generate 2D graphics through layered parts without the need to animate frame by frame
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It’s been revealed that Hello World, an original anime film by director Itou Tomohiko of the Sword Art Online anime series, will premiere in fall 2019! It will be a sci-fi romance featuring a screenplay by Nozaki Mado, character design by Horiguchi Yukiko, and animation by Graphinica. This film will mark Nozak and Itou’s first
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A teaser trailer has been released for the live action movie adaptation of Kawamoto Homura and Naomura Tohru’s popular gambling manga Kakegurui! The trailer features Ikeda Elaiza as student council president Momobami Kirari along with series lead Jabami Yumeko played by Hamami Minami, Takasugi Mahiro as Suzui Ryota, and Morikawa Aoi as Saotome Mary. The
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Good Smile Company’s WonHobby Gallery returned with its 2018 Autumn edition on Nov. 24 and 25, and Tokyo Otaku Mode is here to share a peek at all of the upcoming figures that will be making their way to fans’ collections! The event brought together a huge collection of items from leading manufacturers like Good
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Upcoming mobile RPG Attack on Titan Tactics has officially begun accepting preregistrations, plus applications for its closed beta! Attack on Titan Tactics will be free to play on iOS and Android with in-game purchases available. Described as an extermination simulation RPG, it will give players the chance to encounter their favorite Attack on Titan as
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Both figure manufacturers and figure collectors were out in full force for the Mega Hobby Expo Autumn 2018 held on Nov. 24! As always, expo host MegaHouse and participants like Aniplex, Kotobukiya, and Alter brought no shortage of high quality treasures to Akihabara UDX’s AKIBA_SQUARE for fans to get a peek at. Let’s kick things
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Japanese anime has never been so popular with fans all around the world as it is right now. This interview series takes a look at the behind-the-scenes stories and true feelings of those who actually produce anime in Japan and is being conducted in collaboration with international anime sites including Anime Anime, Tokyo Otaku Mode,
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The Detective Conan movie series will be back on Apr. 12, 2019 with its 23rd entry, titled Konjou no Fist! In a series first, the movie sees Conan travel overseas to Singapore where he and gentleman thief Kaitou Kid become embroiled in a conspiracy involving a murder in Marina Bay Sands and the mysterious “Blue
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