What is Melonbooks? Melonbooks is one of Japan’s biggest doujin specialist shops, selling fan-made doujinshi, anime Blu-rays, video games, and much more! Melonbooks boasts 31 brick-and-mortar stores across Japan, with their two biggest stores being … [Read more...] about How to buy from Melonbooks – Japan’s one-stop-shop for all things Doujin
Hypnosis Mic burst onto the scene in 2017 and has been making waves throughout the otaku world ever since! The multimedia rap project is the love child between King Records and Idea Factory with some of the most well-known voice actors in the biz … [Read more...] about Hypnosis Mic Merchandise Roundup
The rise of the smartphone has led to a boom in mobile gaming, with millions of players losing themselves in virtual worlds inside their phones. Mobile games in Japan are often referred to as “gacha games”, from the Japanese word for capsule-toy … [Read more...] about Gacha Game and Mobile Game Roundup 2019 – Best Japanese Mobile Games available and Top Gacha Game titles to look out for this year!
What is Bearbrick? Bearbrick (stylized as BE@RBRICK) is a series of bear-shaped designer toys by Medicom Toy Inc and are most often sold in “blind box” assortments. The design is a variant of another popular line by Medicom, the Kubrick. Each figure … [Read more...] about Guide to Bearbrick: The origins, how to buy, where to buy and much more!
When custom dress shirt retailer Original Stitch teamed up with The Pokemon Company to produce fully-customizable shirts using beautifully detailed Pokemon fabrics, Poke-fans went wild! The San Francisco-based fashion startup teamed up with Japanese … [Read more...] about Pokemon Shirts Shopping Guide: How to order and buy Pokemon Shirts from Original Stitch
The Nendoroid series by Good Smile Company is a line of palm-sized figures based on characters from popular anime, TV, movie and gaming franchises. With their irresistible cuteness and potential for customization, it’s no wonder that Nendoroids are … [Read more...] about The Top 10 Rarest and Most Expensive Nendoroid Figures