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 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
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 … [Read more...] about Surugaya Shopping Guide: How to buy from Surugaya
What comics shaped your childhood? For generations, the answer in Japan has been “Shonen Jump!” This manga juggernaut first starter publishing their Weekly Shonen Jump manga anthology in 1968, making it the longest-running such magazine. Due to its … [Read more...] about Weekly Shonen Jump 50th Anniversary: 11 Hit Works From the Early Years
Japanese anime figure brands have a knack for encapsulating the essence of your favorite characters into covetable collectibles. With thousands of figures to choose from, however, how is an English-speaking otaku to navigate the vast world of … [Read more...] about Best Japanese Anime Figure Brands for Beginning Collectors