August 30, 2020

Tokorozawa Sakura Town × Kadokawa

Tokorozawa Sakura Town is a joint project between Kadokawa and Tokorozawa city government. It will be a great home for Cool Japan that will encourage people from all around the […]
August 29, 2020

LED Anime-Themed Manhole Covers Take over Tokorozawa City in Japan

Japan’s Tokorozawa city has been taken over by anime-themed manhole covers to celebrate the opening of Tokorozawa Sakura Town in Saitama Prefecture on August 1st. Japanese manholes are beautiful and […]
August 25, 2020

Uzaki-Chan Wants to Hang Out! Blu-Ray Bonus Illustrations Revealed

The official website for the anime adaptation of Take’s Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out! (Uzaki-chan wa Asobitai!) manga has revealed some bonus illustrations that purchasers will receive for ordering the blu-ray volumes […]
August 14, 2020

Neon Genesis Evangelion Furikake

I recently wrote about the Japanese food company Marumiya (丸美屋) teaming up with Neon Genesis Evangelion to produce Evangelion-themed spicy beef curry and now they’re teaming up again for Evangelion-themed furikake (ふりかけ)! […]
August 5, 2020

Pikachu-Flavor Potato Chips in Japan

Japanese snack food manufacturer KOIKE-YA (湖池屋) has collaborated with The Pokémon Company for two Pikachu inspired flavors for its Karamucho (spicy) and Suppamucho (sour) potato chips. A total of 3 […]
August 3, 2020

Exclusive Pokémon Card from Denny’s Japan

I recently posted about my visit to Denny’s in Japan since they currently have a limited campaign with The Pokémon Company ongoing that first started on July 10, 2020, and […]
August 1, 2020

Initial D X Shibukawa Stamp Rally!

If you’re a fan of the Initial D manga series written and illustrated by Shuichi Shigeno and happen to be in Japan a stamp rally (スタンプラリー) event titled Initial D […]
July 28, 2020

Dragon Ball Super’s Shenron and the Dragon Balls Gets Turned into Sweets!

Family Mart has teamed up with Bandai’s “Tabemasu” 食べマス traditional Japanese sweets (wagashi / 和菓子) series to bring the popular anime and manga series Dragon Ball by Akira Toriyama in […]
July 22, 2020

Denny’s Japan Teams up with The Pokémon Company

The popular Denny’s Family restaurant in Japan has teamed up with The Pokémon Company for a limited-time campaign that will run from July 10, 2020, to August 31, 2020. At […]
July 16, 2020

The Trope of the Beach Episode in Anime

This article was first featured in the Summer 2019 issue of Cosplay Deviants magazine.  Summer is here and there is no better time than now to talk about the trope of […]
July 4, 2020

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Exhibition at Akihabara Gamers Main Store

On December 27, 2003, The Boredom of Haruhi Suzumiya light novel released in Japan and that means it’s been over 16 years since the release of the short story Bamboo Leaf Rhapsody. The […]
July 2, 2020

Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro TV Anime Announced

The official website for Nanashi’s Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro (Ijiranaide, Nagatoro-san) has revealed that the manga series will receive a TV anime adaptation. It was also revealed that […]