The current main theme at Bandai's Tamashii Nations AKIBA Showroom in the JR Akihabara station's East-West Hall is its newly launched 10cm-tall action figure line "D.D.PANORAMATION" featuring the characters from the Saint Seiya anime series based on Masami Kurumada's long-running manga. Check the latest photo report after the jump.
After participating in the 115th Comitia, the largest original doujinshi event at Tokyo Big Sight, I again visited the Akihabara town in Tokyo on Sunday afternoon, to check the latest anime/game street ads for my regular photo report. Check my new photo report of the streets below.
Gamers' Akihabara main store has set up a little exhibition space titled "Dimension W Museum" featuring the ongoing TV anime adaptation of Yuji Iwahara's sci-fi action manga on its seventh floor since January 16, and it ends its two-week run today, January 31. Check the photo report after the jump.
The "Saekano Shop 2016" will be staged soon at Tokyo Anime Center in Akihabara, and the limited time pop-up store will include a unique display: a life-sized figure of Megumi Kato from Saekano -How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend-. Hit the jump to sneak a peek.
The current main theme at Tamashii Nations AKIBA Showroom, Japanese toy company Bandai's exhibition space for its latest character figures located in the JR Akihabara station's East-West Hall, is the Star Wars series, including the jidaigeki-themed Meisho Movie Realization collection. Check the photo report after the jump!
To promote the release of the Blu-ray of the mega hit film Love Live! The School Idol Movie, Gamers' Akihabara main store has set up a special "Museum" section dedicated to the school idol-themed franchise on its seventh floor since December 4. The disc was released on December 15 and ranked No.1 in the weekly sales chart. Check the photo report after the jump.
During my stay in Tokyo for the Winter Comiket, I also checked around the streets of the Akihabara town for my regular photo report of the latest anime/game ads featuring colorful character illustrations. Check my new report after the jump.
Kotobukiya, a Japanese toy-maker that specializes in action figures and pre-painted statues, is sponsoring a free exhibition of artwork featuring Danboard, the lovable cardboard robot from Kiyohiko Azuma's Yotsuba&! manga. Hit the jump to learn more.
The pioneers of anison dance, the Real Akiba Boyz, are sponsoring the first-ever global Anison Dance Battle called “Akiba Street” Tokyo Otaku Mode brings us a intro video and full details on how YOU can enter, after the jump!
Lawson and Is the Order a Rabbit? are teaming up again for a Halloween-themed collaboration featuring original character goods. Hit the jump to learn more.
The current main theme of Tamashii Nations AKIBA Showroom, Japanese toy company Bandai's exhibition space in the JR Akihabara station's East-West Hall, is Chogokin, its die-cast metal robot toy brand launched back in 1974. Check the latest photo report after the jump.
At the same time with Dengeki Bunko Autumn Festival 2015 held at Akihabara UDX and Bellesalle Akihabara on October 4, I also checked around the streets to take photos of the latest anime/game ads featuring colorful character illustrations in the Akihabara town as usual. Check the photo report after the jump.
This year's Dengeki Bunko Aki no Saiten (Autumn Festival) event was held at two venues in the Akihabara town, Akihabara UDX and Bellesalle Akihabara, on October 4. While the former held stage events to announce their newest projects, the latter featured exhibits to promote their 22-year history with 3,000 titles. Check the photo report after the jump.
Sometimes anime dreams don't come true, as evidenced by the ultimate failure of an anime-exclusive movie theater in the heart of Akihabara. Hit the jump to learn more about the slow, sad demise of OCC.