Japanese comics (manga)

39 Unique Souvenirs and Gifts to Buy In Tokyo!

Tokyo is a world-famous city. It is visited by over 20 million foreign visitors per year (as of 2017) and will be entering the world stage even more as the host of the Olympics in 2020. This world-class city is on the bucket lists of many foreign travelers and tourists. It is particularly known for…
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Otome Road- 5 Must-Visit Places in the Paradise for Otaku: Ikebukuro

Otome Road, or “Maiden Road,” is the nickname of a street in Ikebukuro. The 200-meter-long street is filled with shops carrying merchandise targeted towards women, hence the word “otome.” The name was first used in the May 2004 edition of “Puff” magazine. Otome Road has also been called “Fujoshi Street” because most of the anime…
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Japanese comics: 5 manga genres and recommendations that may interest you!

While manga may be Japan’s version of a comic book, the audience for these vary from kids, teenagers, young adults to much older. This is one of the great things about manga and their creators – they appeal to the masses! Having said all that, there are so many different genres that you may be…

Cafe-Hopping in Japan: 11 Anime Cafes to Check Out

There are many kinds of anime cafes in Japan – from regular ones that feature anime series produced by specific companies, to collaboration cafes that highlight hundreds of anime titles in a year. Here are 11 anime cafes to check out in Japan! 1. animate cafe 【『千銃士』×アニメイトカフェショップ池袋】お待たせしました!コラボドリンクと限定グッズの公開です!かわいい星形のトレーディングバッジやアニメイトカフェ限定描き起こしのグッズに注目です♪ #千銃士 pic.twitter.com/zS5iMy6nyx — アニメイトカフェ総合 (@animate_cafe) March 19, 2018…

Have You Read These Interesting Manga Nominated for the Cartoon Grand Prize 2018?

The comics industry in Japan is not only linked to the economy of the country but also influences pop culture all over the world. In Japan, thousands of new comic books on all kinds of topics are published every year, making it difficult to choose when visiting the bookstore. Luckily, an annual Japanese comics (manga)…

Check Out the Live-Action Adaptation of This Romantic Comedy Manga in June 2018!

Can you write about love without understanding love? Discover true love as you watch the live-action adaptation of this manga series by Ema Toyama coming out in Japan this summer 2018! Missions of Love 映画『 #バツしな 』ポスターをみて感動した原作の #遠山えま 先生が描き下ろしてくれました❣️ありがとうございます〜😂感動😂折角なので2つを並べてみました。そして、明日3/2発売の『なかよし』(4月号)から「バツしな カップル編」が連載スタート‼️こちらも絶対チェックして下さい💕 pic.twitter.com/Ym8iQW7Spe — 映画「わたしに××しなさい! 」公式 (@batsu_shina) March 1, 2018 Watashi ni xx Shinasai! (わたしに××しなさい!), or Missions…

Catch the Live-Action Adaptation of the Manga “My Little Monster” This April 2018!

Feel your heart move as you witness how love blossom between a seemingly unlikely pair. Don’t miss this hit shojo manga’s live-action movie adaptation coming out in April 2018 in Japan! Tonari no Kaibutsukun (となりの怪物くん) Also known as My Little Monster, Tonari no Kaibutsukun is a manga series by Robico. It ran in Kodansha’s “Dessert”…

Love Detective Conan? Take a Trip to Japan’s “Conan Town” in Tottori!

One of the most iconic works when it comes to Japanese manga and anime is Detective Conan, created by manga artist Gosho Aoyama. Aoyama created a world of crime solving and mystery unparalleled by any other manga. It is no wonder that in its years of publication, fans from all over the world continue to…