Let out Your Inner Train Otaku
New Japanese train-themed karaoke lets you belt out announcements without being a public nuisance in Tokyo's Shinagawa Ward.
'Fullmetal Alchemist' to Get a New Chapter
For the first time in seven years, the Elric boys are coming back for a new installment from creator Hiromu Arakawa.
A Super Cheap Akihabara Tour
Super Cheap Japan has put together an incredible cheapo tour of Akihabara—or 'Akiba,' as they call it here. Follow the recommended route to find all the arcades, maid cafes, manga and anime stores, electronic stores and used good stores that you need!
2018 Anime Hopes to Break 'Your Name' Records
An upcoming film slated for a February 2018 release will mark the directorial debut of female anime screenwriter Mari Okada, but can it smash the box office records that 'Your Name' set?
Learn Hiragana From Handsome Anime Men
Flashcards not doing it for you when it comes to memorizing hiragana? Try a new smartphone game that will keep you glued to the screen with attractive anime men that will help you study the Japanese syllabary characters.
Woody & Sora Team Up to Defeat the Heartless
Get your Keyblades ready because the newest trailer for 'Kingdom Hearts III' is here!
New Unicorn Gundam Is Almost Complete
Though it's set to be revealed in fall 2017, fans have already been shooting photos and videos of the 19.7-meter (64.6-foot) Unicorn Gundam that can also shift from its standard Unicorn Mode into a high-performance Destroy Mode.
Famous Artists Become Anime Boys in Video Game
Da Vinci, van Gogh, Courbet and Renoir need your help in turning around their underperforming institution in this video game!
Anime-Themed Glasses Store Comes to Akihabara
Whether you’re after 'Boruto' spectacles or glasses from 'Maho Girls Pretty Cure!', this new store has a huge selection of anime styles to choose from.
The Wait is Over—Sailor Moon Café is Back!
Munch on a Luna and Artemis burger, or sip on the Forbidden…Smoothie of Haruka and Michiru. No matter what dish you order, it's sure to please your inner Sailor Senshi.
Cowboy Bebop Creator Set to Direct a New Short
Shinichiro Watanabe, creator of acclaimed anime series 'Cowboy Bebop,' will be creating a new 'Blade Runner' anime to connect the film's two franchises.
Checking Out Tokyo Game Show 2017
Come join us as we take you on a tour of Tokyo Game Show!
Head & Torso Mounted on Japan's Newest Gundam
The Unicorn Gundam looks out over Tokyo from nearly 20 meters above the ground.
Anime Artist Creates Stunning Movie Trailer
Jaw-dropping graduation project has audiences salivating for more from this one-person powerhouse.
This Is One Cammy You Don't Want to Mess With
Famed cosplayer turned idol pop star Ladybeard dressed as Cammy from the 'Street Fighter' franchise, complete with a crimson beret and signature army green bodysuit.
Eat, Drink & Be a Merry Cosplayer!
With photo booths, cosplaying staff and costume rental for diners, this is one of the most unusual food courts you’ll find in Japan.
Beating the Heat at Summer Comiket
With temperatures skyrocketing, cosplayers have tapped into their creativity to create a splash of cool.
Japan's 8 Biggest Anime & Otaku Events
What's an anime or gaming otaku to do in Japan? Check out its massive anime- and gaming-related events, that's what! From the Tokyo Game Show to the World Cosplay Summit, there's plenty to see throughout the year!
Captain America Turns Samurai Warrior
Chances are, figurine collectors who are obsessed with Marvel characters probably already have one or two Captain America figurines, but this one from Bandai is the perfect blend of the beloved American comic book hero and historical Japanese warriors.
New Giant Gundam Statue Is Finally Complete
Complete with transformations from Unicorn Mode to Destroy Mode, this new giant Gundam statue in Odaiba is hands down better than its predecessor.