Jan. 21, 2015 12:0076

Special Site Opens for ‘Hikaru Skirt,’ a Wearable Device that Illuminates the Absolute Zone

Special Site Opens for ‘Hikaru Skirt,’ a Wearable Device that Illuminates the Absolute Zone

A site dedicated to Hikaru Skirt, a wearable device born to light up the zettai ryoiki (absolute zone), has opened.

Jan. 20, 2015 13:000

These Five Sailor Moon Contact Lenses Let You Transform Your Eyes!

These Five Sailor Moon Contact Lenses Let You Transform Your Eyes!

These Sailor Moon color contacts are each based on a different character from the series. They go on sale Jan. 27.

Jan. 15, 2015 09:3911

Anime Los Angeles 2015 Photo Report: Americans Cosplay, Rain or Shine!

Anime Los Angeles 2015 Photo Report: Americans Cosplay, Rain or Shine!

ALA 2015 took place at the LAX Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles from January 9-11.

Jan. 14, 2015 07:00253

Release Finally Confirmed for Insanely Cute Cat Ear Headphones!

Release Finally Confirmed for Insanely Cute Cat Ear Headphones!

A wide-scale release has finally been confirmed for Axent Wear, cat ear headphones equipped with external speakers that became massively popular through raising funds on overseas crowdfunding services.

Dec. 31, 2014 19:0031

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Ladies Edition

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Ladies Edition

Introducing pictures of the female cosplayers who dazzled Comiket!

Dec. 31, 2014 04:156

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Mens Edition

2014 Winter Comiket Photo Report: Mens Edition

Introducing the cool, eye-catching male cosplayers of Comic Market 87!

Dec. 30, 2014 01:000

Mars is Yours! Sachiko Kobayashi Collaborates with Terra Formars and Turns into a Powerful Cicada

Mars is Yours! Sachiko Kobayashi Collaborates with *Terra Formars* and Turns into a Powerful Cicada

Sachiko Kobayashi, an enka singer adored as “Final Boss” on Nico Nico Douga, is collaborating with the popular manga Terra Formars, as testified by the super powerful visual recently released.

Nov. 20, 2014 13:0048

Zettai Ryoiki Evolves into the Shining “Komorehi Ryoiki”! Illuminated Miku Skirt Developed

Zettai Ryoiki Evolves into the Shining “Komorehi Ryoiki”! Illuminated Miku Skirt Developed

Engineer Kiyoyuki Amano of the web/entertainment corporation Kayac has developed a light-up skirt that brings mystery to the area known as zettai ryoiki by illuminating the inside of Vocaloid Hatsune Miku’s skirt.

Oct. 29, 2014 13:005

The World’s Top Cosplayers Awarded at Tokyo International Film Festival, 44 Cosplayers from 22 Countries Gather

The World’s Top Cosplayers Awarded at Tokyo International Film Festival, 44 Cosplayers from 22 Countries Gather

At the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival on Oct. 26, a collaboration stage event was held with World Cosplay Summit (WCS), an event held yearly in Nagoya since 2003.

Oct. 8, 2014 07:004

Dilapidated Building Becomes Temporary Museum: #BCTION Creates a World Interweaving Street Art and Cosplay

Dilapidated Building Becomes Temporary Museum: #BCTION Creates a World Interweaving Street Art and Cosplay

There's an old office building in Kojimachi, Tokyo that's scheduled to be demolished. But before that, an art project transformed the entire building into a museum. The name of the project is BCTION. It's taken from the idea that one action (A) influences the the next action (B) in a chain of creative expansion. This is represented in the equation ACTION x ACTION = BCTION.

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