Who said that geeks couldn’t be fashionable? Otaku from around the world are usually seen more as fashion victims than fashion-forward, but the times are changing! In recent years several brands that combine the latest trends with anime fandom have … [Read more...] about Otaku Fashion – Top five brands to give your wardrobe an anime makeover!
While you may think of Japan as a nation of rice, you’d be hard pressed to find a town in the country without its very own bakery! With curry-filled pastries and the ultra-sweet melon pan, Japan has certainly made its own take of the wheat-based … [Read more...] about Japan’s weird and wonderful world of bread themed products 🍞
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!