After the Ultra-Act display between July 26 and August 8, Tamashii Nations AKIBA Showroom in the JR Akihabara station's East-West Hall has started a new feature exhibition for the One Piece character figures mainly from its Figuarts Zero line since August 9. Check the latest One Piece figures after the jump!
Gamers AKIHABARA in Japan is hosting a limited time exhibition of surprisingly refreshing civil servant anime Servant x Service. The remote-controlled pink bunny which is the Section Manager in the show is finally arriving at work and the anime's official Twitter account posted photos from his commute. See the photos after the jump!
Tamashii Nations AKIBA Showroom in the JR Akihabara station's East-West Hall was featuring characters figures from its popular Ultra-Act line between July 26 and August 8. Ultra-Act is one of Bandai's popular toyline that consists of various Ultraman-themed action figures. Check the latest Ultra figures after the jump!
Akihabara is the best place to know the current trend among Japanese anime fans. The most advertised anime title in the town now is no doubt the DVD/Blu-ray set of the two Puella Magi Madoka Magica films "Hajimari no Monogatari" and "Eihen no Monogatari," which was just released in Japan on July 24. Check the latest look of the most famous otaku town in the world after the jump!!
It seems anything can be business in Japan. A group called "Sukumizu Sensha Jikkou Iinkai/School Swimsuits Car Wash Executive Committee" has started accepting pre-orders for car wash service by two girls in school swimsuits in Akihabara for a limited time between July 25 and August 31. Hit the jump for more information.
YATTAR JAPAN brings us news and pics about a nutty pirate-themed maid café and bar in Akihabara staffed by girls playing characters ranging from pirate queens to widows to heavy drinkers. Get a look after the jump!
Right before the last episode run in Japan, the Good Smile Cafe in Akihabara hosted The Devil Is A Part-Timer! themed cafe for a limited time. Unfortunately, there was no part-time devil staffed at the cafe, but it offered plenty of artwork on display and the show inspired menu. Check out photos from the cafe after the jump!
Bandai Visual hosted the Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet last episode screening event on the night of June 30th, Japan time. In the room of about 30 people, with the voice of Ledo, Ishikawa Kaito, Director, Hirasawa Nao (Production I.G.) and Takaki "Digitarou" Kosaka (Nitro +) watched the last episode while having a 30 minute discussion session before the screening. See photos and more after the jump!
This year's Father's Day is June 16th. To celebrate the day, Kotobukiya's Akihabara store will hold a special event on this Saturday and Sunday. The customers who purchase over 1,500 yen worth of Yotsuba&! goods will receive a special "Pants Man" craft kit. Hit the jump for more details.
Uchoten Kazoku is an upcoming new TV anime series produced by P.A.WORKS (Angel Beats!, Hanasaku Iroha, RDG Red Data Girl). Prior to its broadcasting in July, Tokyo Anime Center in the Akihabara UDX building is now holding a special exhibition featuring the anime. Check the video report by Akiba Scope after the jump!
As we have reported before, Karaoke Pasela's Akihabara Showa-Douri Kan store has been famous for its anime/manga/game themed concept rooms featuring Evangelion, Monster Hunter, AIROU, Hakuoki, Cyborg 009, Bakuman., and Sengoku Basara. Check the photo report from the Sengoku Basara room after the jump!