Surugaya Shopping Guide: How to buy from Surugaya

What is Surugaya? Surugaya is a top Japanese retailer offering a wealth of games, books, DVDs, CDs, trading cards, figures, collectibles, and much more. They stock both new and pre-owned products sourced from across Japan, meaning it is one of the best places to shop for both new releases and rare items on your otaku wishlist. Navigating and purchasing on Surugaya can be a little difficult if you don’t understand Japanese, so we’ve decided to create this guide for the would-be Surugaya shopper. We will show you how to search for items and even how to order on Surugaya without needing a > Read More


Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee: the cutest duo in Pokemon!

The latest video game installment of the Pokemon franchise is just around the corner with the release of Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu! and Pokemon Let’s Go Eevee! on the Nintendo Switch on November 16. Returning to the Kanto region first seen in Pokemon Red and Blue, the game promises to be a joy for those new to the Pokemon world and hardcore Poke-fans alike. The Pokemon Center has been releasing many product lines featuring Pikachu and Eevee in the run-up to the release, and they don’t disappoint with their cuteness! To celebrate the game’s release, we have collected some of our favorite > Read More


Top 5 Anime Available for Streaming on Netflix

The Netflix catalog is ever expanding and recently the streaming service has also been upping its otaku game by offering a vast range of high-quality anime. From classic series to in-house-produced productions, there is something for the hard-core anime nerd to the newbie just getting into the genre. We know how easy it is to fall victim to endlessly scrolling to find the perfect show but look no further, as we have chosen our top five picks of anime currently available on Netflix. Enjoy! This titles below were available on US Netflix as of late October 2018. Aggretsuko Sanrio’s > Read More


Ditto Transforms! The weirdest and most wonderful Pokemon merchandise series

The past few years have been somewhat of a Ditto renaissance in the Pokeworld. The Pokemon Center releases more and more Ditto-featured merchandise every season and he is even the missing link to catching the previously undiscovered Meltan and legendary Mew the in recent Pokemon Go events. This little critter has managed to gain celebrity status from his humble beginnings as a gimmick Pokemon from Generation One, but it’s no surprise, as he’s just so gosh-darn adorable! We want to spread some Ditto love at FROM JAPAN, so enjoy our collection of some of the most adorable and charming products > Read More


Happy Halloween 2018! Spooky Goodies Hot from Japan

It’s already the spookiest time of year again! Even though celebrating Halloween has only just gained traction in Japan in recent years, department stores and supermarkets have gone all out with Halloween decorations, decking their shelves with ghoulish goodies. We want to sprinkle some Halloween spirit into your lives too, so we have collected some of the cutest and fun Halloween collections from Japan. Enjoy! Pokemon Halloween 2018: We are Team Trick and Team Treat While unfortunately there has yet to be an announcement on a Pokemon Go Halloween event, Pokemon Center has pulled out > Read More


Hypnosis Mic – Division Ranking Result

If you are a regular on the Otaku Twittersphere, then you will already know about Hypnosis Mic - Division Rap Battle - (known by fans as HypMic). But for those living under a rock for the past year, Hypmic is a mixed-media project that combines anime visuals and rap music with a dystopian background where eponymous Hypnosis Mic is used to harness the human voice as a weapon. The 12 original characters divvied up into three MC groups, rap-battling it out across Tokyo to expand their territorial “Divisions”. The unique concept has been a hit, amassing thousands of dedicated fans around the > Read More


Interview Roundup of Japanese Cosplay Girls at Comiket (Comic Market) 94

Sailor Moon Cosplay Girl Interview Watch our interview with the cosplayer who puts the pretty in Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon! 💖 As Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon is one of the most beloved anime series both in Japan and around the world, it was no surprise that we were able to find many of the Sailor Soldiers at Summer Comiket 94. But this Sailor Moon cosplayer caught our eye with her sexy take on the classic magical girl character. Check out our interview with this cosplay girl. Click to find your own Sailor Moon cosplay and more! Love Live! Honoka and Kotori Cosplay Girls > Read More


Pokemon Countdown Videos for Aspiring Pokemon Masters

Top-Earning Pokemon Movies Do you know which Pokemon film grossed the most? 💭 Join us now as we take a moment to sit back and reminisce about all the nostalgic Pokemon movies we've loved. In this chill video, we look back over 20 years of Pokemon theatrical releases and count down to the title that performed best at its domestic box office. Did you guess correctly? We must say, we weren't exactly surprised 😉 If you haven't seen all of these movies, why not indulge yourself by adding some to your watch list? Search for Pokemon DVD Search for Pokemon blu-ray Master Rank Cute > Read More


Pokemon Unboxing Videos to Satisfy Your Inner Pokemaniac

Pokemon Sun & Moon Mini Gashapon Ever seen a capsule toy of a mini capsule toy machine?! Sooo meta 🤯 Check out the video above where we assemble this unique little toy and show you how it works! Don't you just love the assortment of Pokemon designs to choose from? We hope so, because the theme of this blog is Pokemon and we're just getting started! After absorbing the awesomeness of this mini capsule toy machine (and perhaps ordering one for yourself through the link below 😏), read on to discover more cool Pokemon stuff! Search for Pokemon Mini-mini Gacha Poke Machine PokeHaul > Read More


Sailor Moon Videos: Products and Characters from the Beloved Magical Girl Series

Unboxing: Sailor Moon Items Japanese Anime Let's take a look at the Sailor Moon items Viktorija ordered through FROM JAPAN! Hey Sailor Moon fans, have you seen our Sailor Moon Item Unboxing Youtube video yet?! If not, you're in for a treat. In this blog post, we'll be showing you nine examples of Sailor Moon items that you can order on FROM JAPAN. Watch Viktorija unbox them one by one in the video and then read on for more in-depth information on each product, along with links to each so you can add them to your collection! Without further ado, let's dive headfirst into the super-cute > Read More