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July 13, 2014, 12:00 PM
Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This week, a special exhibit opened in Tokyo. If you like anime, namely Studio Ghibli, it is not to be missed. Neither is the one opening later this month. The exhibit features the structures, the architecture, and the environments that appear in ...

RocketNews24 KK Miller

While the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka is a truly whimsical place, transporting you into the magical world of animator Hayao Miyazaki and friends, an adult may feel that their immersion is incomplete. In particular, the children-only play area that fea...

METANORN skylion

Jul12 Are you ready for some Kickass LOLis? !  It was a shame we couldn't cover the first show originally. If I had been writing then, I surely would have. So with that in  mind, thanks for bringing me here Kyo!

Crunchyroll Yomimaid

The popularity of Macross Frontier is thriving in Japan as the anime themed Cafe & Bar, CHARACRO will do a new collaboration with the series following the successful Tiger & Bunny collaboration. A new Macross F themed CHARACRO theme will unfold on...

SeventhStyle maruhadapurpurine

Zankyou no Terror wants to impress, it wants attention, and more than safe to say, it succeeds in such a goal – one which very few manage to accomplish so quickly, from the very first scene of episode one.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

FUNimation announced today that it has acquired the simulcast and home video rights for Tokyo ESP. Episode 1 of the series launched on 7/11 at 2:05pm ET and the series will stream weekly on Fridays at the same time.

RocketNews24 Anime News Network

When the stress of work has gotten to be too much, we all like to take some time off and just enjoy ourselves for a while. But the question remains, what to do? The weather is great outside, but going out sounds so tiring right now.

Merchandise and clothing retailer 2PM Works revealed 10 different pairs of heels based on characters from the idol anime Love Live! and shoemaker Chake Choke. Each pair comes with a signed bromide card of its respective character.

Seasoned explorers and novices alike venture underground into dangerous caves to collect the coveted material known as Pluton. During your first trip down into the depths of one of these mines, you and your new explorer friends quickly realize tha...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Criminal Girls marries interesting gaming concepts to some iffy gender politics.   Its party of  female convicts only take your commands as suggestions, so you must punish them to correct their vices as they escape towards reincarnation.

SGCafe KarbyP

The second episode of Sword Art Online II has just went live on Daisuki. net and the Daisuki. net YouTube channel. In this episode, Sinon finally makes her long-awaited debut in the anime. Episode synopsis: Sinon is known as the best sniper in GGO...

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Frozen is huge in Japan, in fact, it is so popular that it became one of the highest grossing movies in the country's history and topped the box office for 16 consecutive weeks, and that is saying a lot.

Siliconera Ishaan

Pac-Man's up taunt in Super Smash Bros. is known as "Namco Roulette," director Masahiro Sakurai said on Miiverse today. When you perform it, Namco characters from the 1980s will normally appear.   Some of these characters are shown below.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster
The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

'Koufuku Graffiti' Anime Adaptation Rumored As Winter 2015 Shaft Series Posted by Chris Beveridge July 11, 2014 at 04:31 PM Koufuku Graffiti The Manga Time Kirarara magazine announced last month that Koufuku Graffiti would be getting an anime adap...

At first I thought this was going to be a serious romantic drama. But then it took a sudden turn for the better when a ghost appeared and started throwing fireballs at the main character and a magical girl cosplayer flew through the window.

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

Zankyou no Terror is a new anime series which is directed by Shinichiro Watanabe (Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo) with music composed from Yoko Kanno (Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex), and will be animated by MAPPA (Hajime no...

This is part 19 of my SAO summary / fanfiction. You can start with Part 1 here. A group of bandits rested among the cliffs. They discussed their latest plan to ambush and kill some of their fellow players.

Wooo, this season Midnight and I bring you Persona 4 ~golden~ the Animation. WOOOO! ! ! I saw the entire first series and so comparisons will be fun. WILL THERE BE MORE CREEPER ADACHI? I hope so. Oki's Review Golden starts with an entirely distinc...

Right now, there are amazingly skilled creators blowing up on Twitter! Many of them surprise users with their works themed after anime and manga. Up till now on Tokyo Otaku Mode, we've taken a look at many creators, a recent one being a creator wh...

Siliconera Ishaan

In celebration of the Tanabata Festival in Japan, The Pokémon Company is distributing a special Shiny Jirachi at the Pokémon Center in Tohoku.   The Shiny Jirachi will be level 10, and will come with the moves Wish, Swift, Healing Wish and Moonblast.

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

Just in: this month's Ressha Sentai ToQger toy catalog scan has revealed the new mecha that the team will be acquiring: the Hyper Ressha. . .

METANORN Foshizzel

Jul11 I bet this series has a great plot…  MOE MOE KYUNNNNN err I mean Momo Kyun Sword is finally here aren't you excited? Just kidding I don't think anyone is excited for this series, but with the flood of reverse harem anime this season it seems...

Haruhichan's blog Jake “Swaps4” Haruhi

"Rokujouma no Shinryakusha! ? " Episode 1 Preview Images The first episode of Rokujouma no Shinryakusha! ? aired on July 12 and it will continue to air throughout the summer 2014 anime season with a total of 12 episodes.

SeventhStyle Seven

With episode two of Tokyo Ghoul, otaku have discovered the anime can be uncensored with some color correction – brightness alterations and additions of red help the grotesque dismemberment come out. For the twisted individuals eager to see fiction...

Jabberwock Island — once a popular tourist destination, this now uninhabited island remains oddly pristine. You and your classmates at the elite Hope's Peak Academy have been brought to this island by your super-cute teacher for a "lovey-dovey, he...

Come for the magical girls, stay for the… Actually, there's not much else to stay for. The first season of Prisma Illya left me torn. I enjoyed the magical girl parts of the show, particularly the way it created a new magic system with frequent no...

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