Buying a CD of your favorite artist’s latest single may be a thing of the past in many countries, but that’s certainly not the case in Japan where CD sales still make up over a third of all music sales. Outside of Japan, many music collectors are … [Read more...] about A Guide to Japanese CDs – everything you need to know about collecting Japanese music
The Hello Kitty x Gundam Project launched back in Spring 20219 as a joint commemoration of Hello Kitty's 45th anniversary and Gundam's 40th anniversary. The collaboration produced an anime short, a popularity contest between the two, and tons of … [Read more...] about Gundam vs Hello Kitty – the crossover you never knew you needed!
There’s no denying that Eevee and its Eeveelutions are some of the cutest Pokemon around! The otaku lottery Ichiban Kuji seems to think so too, creating five gorgeous collections celebrating all things Eevee. Whether you’re a newer fan of Pokemon or … [Read more...] about Eevee Ichiban Kuji – The Win-Win Pokemon Lottery!
Hypnosis Mic has been a runaway fujoshi success since its release in 2017, producing chart-topping CDs, a popular manga adaptation, an upcoming anime, and now its very own rhythm mobile game! In this blog we've rounded up some of our favorite … [Read more...] about Hypnosis Mic Merch 2020 – Celebrating Hypnosis Mic: Alternative Rap Battle!
SixTONES and Snow Man are the first idol groups under Johnny & Associates to debut in the Reiwa era, ushering in a new generation of Japanese entertainment. Whether you're a long-time Johnny’s fan or a complete newbie to the genre, get ready to … [Read more...] about SixTONES and Snow Man – Enter the Reiwa era of Johnny’s!
My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, also known as My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected, and often referred to as OreGairu, is a coming-of-age tale about the pessimistic and misanthropic Hachiman Hikigaya, who is forced to join the Soubu High … [Read more...] about My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU (OreGairu) Merch Roundup