Having over 20 million fans on Facebook, Tokyo Otaku Mode launched as a cross-border eCommerce site in 2013, began sales of original “Tokyo Otaku Mode Projects” merchandise planned and developed in-company in 2016, and is now engaging in various forms of licensing. In this session, Tokyo Otaku Mode CEO Naomitsu Kodaka will speak about the company’s transitions up until now and vision for the future.
What is Tokyo Otaku Mode?
Tokyo Otaku Mode™ (TOM) shares with the world the latest Japanese pop culture news through its Facebook page, which has over 20 million likes, and sells products related to Japanese anime, manga, games, music, and fashion through its website, the Tokyo Otaku Mode Shop. TOM strives to be the fastest source for delivering world-famous Japanese pop culture content around the globe. That is TOM’s mission.
TOM also strives to support top creators in expanding overseas. This is achieved through translation support of creators’ products and profiles, creating portfolios for creators geared toward overseas viewers, increasing their overseas exposure through interviews, exhibiting their works at overseas conventions, and more. TOM aims to be a platform on which creators can post and sell their works to a worldwide audience.