5 Favorite Japanese Sweets Among Otaku
Take a look at our list of five sweets for otaku before your next anime binge or late-night gaming session!
Preview of Tokyo Game Show 2017
Coming to you live from Tokyo Game Show 2017, it's Wendell, the Managing Editor of All About Japan, along with writer Jack and Yoshitaka, our editorial assistant. And we're bringing you along as we take our first look at TGS 2017!
360-Degree 'Gachapon' Adventure in Akihabara
Have you ever seen 'gachapon' machines stacked four high? Take a 360-degree tour of the Akihabara Gachapon Kaikan!
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!
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!
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.
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!
Anime-Inspired Question Makes It Onto JLPT
Who says that watching anime won't help you study for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test?
Ice Skater Becomes Sailor Moon in Routine
Professional skater Evgenia Medvedeva recreates Sailor Moon’s transformation sequence on the ice in Tokyo.
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.
Checking Out Tokyo Game Show 2017
Come join us as we take you on a tour of Tokyo Game Show!
A Primer on Japanese Homoerotic Manga
Yaoi or Bara? GL or BL? And what about Yuri? If you're feeling confused by all the jargon, follow us through the complex world of homoerotic manga. You're in for some surprises!
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.
Anime & Gaming Attractions Coming to USJ
Universal Studios Japan announces its first-ever tie-up with a pair of massively popular anime and video game franchises.
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.
5 Romance Anime Movies for Lovers
Who says we need to wait until Valentine’s Day to watch romantic movies? It's always a good time to get dreamy and romantic with great anime, and we bring you our Top 5 picks for lovey-dovey anime movies.
Work Out & Rock Out to Anime Tunes
Thanks to Anison Fitness, a TV program on Tokyo MX, you can work out and rock out to the tunes of Japanese anime TV shows.
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.
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?