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Feb. 16, 2014 13:004

Meatball Spaghetti Eaten by Lupin in Famous Scene in The Castle of Cagliostro Becomes a Real Dish

Meatball Spaghetti Eaten by Lupin in Famous Scene in *The Castle of Cagliostro* Becomes a Real Dish

Masterpiece anime often have food scenes. Such scenes resound in many people’s hearts as being famous scenes.

Jan. 16, 2014 19:003

GUNDAM, Otomate, Railroads and More Japan Pop at AEON Mall Makuhari Shin Toshin

GUNDAM, Otomate, Railroads and More Japan Pop at AEON Mall Makuhari Shin Toshin

“Cool Japan” is the concept of the “JAPAN POP JUNGLE” that debuted in the AEON Mall Makuhari Shin Toshin, which just opened on Dec 20. Nine shops each...

Nov. 18, 2013 07:009

A New Place for Otaku Opens in Ikebukuro! We Check Out Anime and Collaboration Restaurant Cafe & Bar Characro’s First Collaboration - Tiger & Bunny!

A New Place for Otaku Opens in Ikebukuro! We Check Out Anime and Collaboration Restaurant Cafe & Bar Characro’s First Collaboration - Tiger & Bunny!

Akihabara is probably a place that is synonymous with “otaku city” for most everyone. However, Ikebukuro is also quite the otaku city.

Nov. 17, 2013 11:0013

Madoka Magica the Movie Premium Chocolate to Release Next Year in Time for Valentine’s Day

Madoka Magica the Movie Premium Chocolate to Release Next Year in Time for Valentine’s Day

Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion released in theaters nationwide in Japan on Oct. 26 and is already a big hit. To match up with this release, many tie-in projects and new products are being announced in succession.

Nov. 10, 2013 01:0712

This Strawberry Cream Cake of Hello Kitty is Too Lovely to Eat!

This Strawberry Cream Cake of Hello Kitty is Too Lovely to Eat!

Hello Kitty has become a strawberry cream cake! It looks delicious, but it’s so cute that eating it would be a waste!

Nov. 6, 2013 01:084

A 1 in 504 Chance of Winning! Report of the Square Enix Employee Cafeteria Tour!

A 1 in 504 Chance of Winning! Report of the Square Enix Employee Cafeteria Tour!

5,040 entries poured in for only 10 spots! We went to report on the employee cafeteria tour at Square Enix, which keeps putting out creative work.

Sep. 28, 2013 21:009

Grandma from Cookie Clicker Descends! Sample Displayed at Kaiyodo Hobby Lobby Tokyo

Grandma from *Cookie Clicker* Descends! Sample Displayed at Kaiyodo Hobby Lobby Tokyo

A figure of Grandma from the popular browser game Cookie Clicker is on display now at Kaiyodo Hobby Lobby Tokyo on the seventh floor of Radio Kaikan Building No. 1 in Akihabara.

Aug. 25, 2013 17:307

Second Sengoku Style Cafe & Bar Opens in Japan

Second Sengoku Style Cafe & Bar Opens in Japan

On Aug. 6, Sengoku Style Cafe & Bar Mononopu Tenchukaku opened in Japan.

Jul. 26, 2013 19:004

New Evangelion Movie Souvenirs Feature Rei and Asuka In Kimonos!

New Evangelion Movie Souvenirs Feature Rei and Asuka In Kimonos!

Souvenirs from Tokyo-3, the setting for the latest Evangelion film, are now available in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture.

Jul. 25, 2013 13:0035

3D LATTE ART the ultimate shape of art to come - too cute to drink?

3D LATTE ART the ultimate shape of art to come - too cute to drink?

Latte art created by Kohei Matsuno — also known as Mattsun — continues to amaze many people on the Internet.

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