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Apr. 17, 2014 07:001

Figure Manufacturer Kotobukiya: Ushering in a New Era of Figure Production [3/3]

Figure Manufacturer Kotobukiya: Ushering in a New Era of Figure Production [3/3]

Figure production is about to enter a new era!

Apr. 16, 2014 13:004

An Anime Shopping District in the City of Anime?! The Asagaya Anime Street Finally Opens!

An Anime Shopping District in the City of Anime?! The Asagaya Anime Street Finally Opens!

When you hear of a city deeply connected to anime, what city do you think of? Whether it be Akihabara - the otaku paradise, or Ikebukuro which has been flourishing with female otaku lately, or Nagano where one can find rare anime goods, there are many cities in Tokyo that are deeply connected to anime.

Apr. 14, 2014 01:002

Interview with Anison Singer Gero

Interview with Anison Singer Gero

Anime songs (anison) from Japan are currently highly popular overseas, with anison singers frequently holding concerts and events. Among these anison singers, one who is picking up considerable attention is Gero.

Apr. 13, 2014 13:003

Figure Manufacturer Kotobukiya: The Quest for the Ideal Figure [2/3]

Figure Manufacturer Kotobukiya: The Quest for the Ideal Figure [2/3]

We give you an exclusive look at the design department of one of Japan’s foremost figure makers, Kotobukiya!

Apr. 12, 2014 01:0016

Focus: The Pullip Doll Series Keeps Getting Cuter and Cuter!

Focus: The Pullip Doll Series Keeps Getting Cuter and Cuter!

Fans are increasing all over the world! But, what kind of doll is a Pullip?

Apr. 10, 2014 15:2111

Interview: Otaku Artist Shoko Nakagawa [2/2]

Interview: Otaku Artist Shoko Nakagawa [2/2]

“Anison is a righteous magic that crosses borders and makes people smile in an instant.” - Shoko Nakagawa

Apr. 9, 2014 13:109

Figure Manufacturer Kotobukiya: Spreading Figures from Tachikawa to Japan and the World [1/3]

Figure Manufacturer Kotobukiya: Spreading Figures from Tachikawa to Japan and the World [1/3]

Infiltrating the offices of renowned Japanese figure manufacturer Kotobukiya!

Apr. 9, 2014 04:0036

Interview: Otaku Artist Shoko Nakagawa [1/2]

Interview: Otaku Artist Shoko Nakagawa [1/2]

“The current age of otaku culture is a lucky time.” - Shoko Nakagawa

Apr. 8, 2014 10:0036

Popular Cosplay Idol Alodia Appears in TV Commercial Commemorating the Release of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd

Popular Cosplay Idol Alodia Appears in TV Commercial Commemorating the Release of *Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd*

A new TV commercial created to commemorate the release of Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd, a rhythm-action game that features Vocaloid Hatsune Miku, has created a huge stir.

Apr. 6, 2014 07:0013

One Piece, MadoMagi, and Even Kan Colle - Curtain Damashii Sends Ita-Curtains to the World

One Piece, MadoMagi, and Even Kan Colle - Curtain Damashii Sends Ita-Curtains to the World

For otaku who like anime, manga, and games, their home, in particular their bedroom, is a private space where they can showcase the full extent of their fandom through a carefully selected and arranged collection of figures, manga, games, and other otaku goods...

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