As reported yesterday, the most advertised anime title in the Akihabara town now is no doubt Love Live! School Idol Project. For the fan of the series, Gamers Akihabara store is now holding a limited-time special exhibition "Love Live! Museum 2013 in GAMERS" on the fifth floor. Check the photo report after the jump!
I am staying in Tokyo now for Comic Market 85 held at Tokyo Big Sight on December 29-31. I had an opportunity to visit the world-famous otaku city Akihabara the day before the three-day event. Check the latest anime/game street ads in the Mecca of otaku after the jump.
This must be the greatest holiday gift for Japanese otaku who love this type of character. Fox Konko-chan, 8-year-old girl who is created as a Japanese mascot character for Foxconn Technology Group has released her first song "Konko-tan no Himitsu no Uta" (Konko-tan's secret song). Check the super-cute promotional video after the jump!
KADOKAWA/Media Factory's Monthly Comic Alive magazine announced today that they will distribute candies for free at Gamers' Akihabara store at noon on December 7 to express their gratitude to the fans of Non Non Biyori created by Atto. Hit the jump for more details.
This weekend, Akihabara maid cafe Cure Maid Cafe will be running a special event based on pervert punching smartphone game Oshioki Punch Girl!!!. Yes, you read that right...YATTAR NEWS explains all after the jump!
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!