October 9, 2020

Demon Slayer Coffee Can Designs

Japan is huge on coffee and I’m always a big fan of the anime collaborations with coffee because I admire both. I previously wrote about the Coffee brand DyDo Blend Coffee […]
October 8, 2020

DyDo Blend Coffee ORIGINAL x Demon Slayer

If there’s one thing I have learned about Japan since moving here, it’s that canned coffee is a huge market and there are always collaborations and campaigns surrounding it. Coffee […]
September 27, 2020

Haruhi Suzumiya Akihabara Gamers Exhibition Goods

The Akihabara Gamers Main Store recently held a special exhibition for the popular Bamboo Leaf Rhapsody episode from The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya series in July. While I wasn’t able to attend, […]
September 13, 2020

Japanese Anime Fans Pick the Anime Series They Can Watch Forever

Japanese media website, Goo, asked their users: Which anime series do you want to continue to watch for the rest of your life? The voting took place from May 10, […]
September 9, 2020

Top 30 Most Loved Anime Songs According to the Anisong General Election 2020 Results!

The 2020 edition of the Anisong General Election TV program aired on Japanese television network TV Asahi on Sunday and the results for the 30 best anime songs of all […]
September 2, 2020

Top 20 Anime for the First Half of 2020 According to AT-X Rankings

The Japanese anime television network, AT-X, recently published rankings of anime series that is considered the best that has been broadcasted on AT-X so far this year. Here are the […]
September 1, 2020

Uzaki-Chan Wants to Hang Out! Pop-up Shop

A pop-up shop based on Take’s Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out! (Uzaki-chan wa Asobitai!) anime and manga series will be occurring at the GIFT SHOP The AkiBa at Chiyoda, Tokyo, and the […]
August 31, 2020

Haruhi Suzumiya Receives a New Light Novel Volume after 9 and a Half Years!

It has been revealed that The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya light novel series written by Nagaru Tanigawa and illustrated by Noizi Ito will receive a new volume for the first […]
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 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 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 […]