Sheryl Nome from Macross Frontier is still very much alive in fans' hearts with all the birthday wishes she is receiving on her birthday. The Galactic Fairy's new Ichibankuji figure was also on display in Akihabara and the birthday board was filled with hand-written messages from her fans during the event throughout the day. More after the jump!
A male customer at a famous maid cafe in Akihabara called MaiDreamin stayed at the cafe for an hour before he threatened a female employee with a knife and fled the scene with 130,000 yen in hand at around 8:30pm of November 3rd, Japan time. How can anyone do this to a maid?! More details after the jump.
Popular curry restaurant PLUCK in Akihabara is having a month long collaboration event with Mafia-based otome game and anime, La storia della Arcana Famiglia during the month of September. The owner of the restaurant has come up with 7 special curry dishes inspired by the characters to celebrate the collaboration. More after the jump!
Two weeks after my July report, I visited the Akihabara town, the Mecca of Otaku in Tokyo again. Surprisingly, most of the anime/game-related street ads and posters have been already changed and the city has a totally new look. Check the August photo report after the jump!
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.