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!
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.
Head & Torso Mounted on Japan's Newest Gundam
The Unicorn Gundam looks out over Tokyo from nearly 20 meters above the ground.
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.
Beating the Heat at Summer Comiket
With temperatures skyrocketing, cosplayers have tapped into their creativity to create a splash of cool.
Transformed Not by Alchemy, but by Sanrio
Hit anime/manga 'Fullmetal Alchemist' characters Edward and Alphonse Elric have transformed again, but this time it’s not the result of alchemy.
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.
Experience the Era of the Silver Millenium
For a limited time, the space museum TeNQ in Tokyo will feature an exhibit that shows the intimate relationship between various Sailor Scouts, but from an astronomical perspective.
Checking Out Tokyo Game Show 2017
Come join us as we take you on a tour of Tokyo Game Show!
Giant Robots Battle It out, but Who Will Win?
The giant robot battle between Team USA and Team Japan that was two years in the making finally comes to an end, but it's only the beginning of giant robot fights.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Learn to Code Alongside a Cute Maid
This school in Tokyo aims to please maid fans while helping both maids and the students learn a new essential skill set for the 21st century.
11 Anime You Have to Watch Before You Die
Everyone has on opinion on the 'best' anime. But which are the anime that—regardless of quality—you simply have to watch before you die? These 11 are the ones you need to see!
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.
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.
Anime-Inspired Question Makes It Onto JLPT
Who says that watching anime won't help you study for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test?
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!