What is gachapon? You probably remember raiding your piggy bank to feed to a capsule toy machine to get a bouncy ball or a jawbreaker as a child, but Japan is something else when it comes to capsule toys! Japanese capsule toys can be anything from … [Read more...] about Japanese Capsule Toys – Gachapon, gashapon, and beyond!
What does “bishonen” mean? “Bishonen” (美少年) is a Japanese term that literally translates to “beautiful young boy” used to describe young boys whose beauty transcends gender boundaries. In the non-Japanese otaku world, “bishonen” and its abbreviation … [Read more...] about Anime Bishonen Figures – Our Favorite Ikemen Figures That Will Make You Swoon
Tokyo is one of the fashion capitals of the world, famous for both its avant garde high fashion looks and home-grown indie talents. Modern streetwear has taken a lot of inspiration from the streets of Tokyo, and is the home of many of the world’s … [Read more...] about Five Amazing Women’s Streetwear Brands Fresh Off the Harajuku Streets
What is SuperGroupies? SuperGroupies is a fashion brand that transforms the fantastical costumes of anime into easy-to-wear casual clothing. Rather than using actual illustrations of characters on their apparel, SuperGroupies’ designs take subtle … [Read more...] about How to buy from SuperGroupies – the one-stop-shop for otaku fashion!
Now summer is here the weather is heating up, so it’s time to eat some shaved ice, rewatch the “beach episodes” of your favorite anime and pick up some new bikini-clad figures for your collection. If you want to add otaku flavor to your Summer 2019, … [Read more...] about Anime Swimsuit Figures to keep your Summer Hot in 2019
What is CyStore? CyStore is the official merchandise shop of CyGames, the mobile game developers behind such megahits as Granblue Fantasy, Dragalia Lost, Idolmaster Cinderella Girls, Uma Musume Pretty Derby, and Shadowverse. With a huge range of … [Read more...] about How to buy from CyStore – CyGames’ one-stop-shop for mobile gaming goodies