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Check Out These 7 Places in Akihabara That Appear in a Popular Anime!

Akihabara is known worldwide as a mecca for fans of anime, manga, and video games everywhere. Also known as “Electric Town”, this district in central Tokyo is one of the places where fans can be free and indulge in their hobbies. Because of its reputation, Akihabara has been referenced in many anime series. One anime,…
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Try These 4 Traditional Japanese Sweets at This “Wagashi” Shop in Tokyo!

Wagashi (和菓子) are traditional Japanese sweets that are usually enjoyed with a cup of warm green tea. There are many varieties, sizes, and flavors to choose from. Some are available all year round while some are only available during certain occasions. But wagashi are not just sweets; they are also considered an art form in…

‘Love Live!’ Fan? The Aqours’ First Live Is Happening in February 2017!

In 2010, Sunrise, Lantis, and Dengeki G’s Magazine launched Love Live!, a project that focuses on school idols. After two anime seasons, an anime movie, a mobile game app, and numerous songs and concerts, Love Live! became a legendary household name. After the successful run of μ’s, the first school idol group from the series,…

Into Cosplay? Here Are 5 Japanese Anime Popular Among Cosplayers

Anime and manga comprise a major portion of Japanese pop culture today, especially since it is not only popular in Japan but also around the world. To allow people to express their love for their favorite anime characters, “cosplay” (from the word “costume” and “play”) came into practice. It is a performance art in which…

Want Hair Like Your Favorite Anime Character? Here’s Where to Go!

Haven’t we all dreamed of becoming our favorite idol at some point in our lives? Be it Superman, a firefighter, Britney Spears, or Ariel from The Little Mermaid. The excitement you had when you were a little kid and got to dress up as your hero for Halloween is hard to forget. It comes as…

Meet Pile Sama, the Voice Behind Love Live’s Nishikino Maki

Cute lovely characters, high school life and singing, lots and lots of it. That is what Love Live! is to many fans that love the anime franchise. Manga, Anime and Games, you name it and Love Live! has it, that is just how popular Love Live! is. If you have no idea about Love Live!,…

The Popularity Boom of Virtual Idols in Japan

In Japanese pop culture, an “idol” is described to be an entertainment personality. Usually, these idols are marketed in such a way that they are known for their personality; may it be cute or cool. In Japan, being an idol is similar to being a role model for people to look up to; hence, they…