For my regular photo report, I again checked street ads and displays featuring the latest anime/game titles in Akihabara, the world-famous otaku city in Tokyo, on Friday afternoon. As always, the street was filled with people including many foreign tourists taking pictures around. Check the photos after the jump.
Tamashii Nations AKIBA Showroom is Bandai's exhibition space for its various anime/game/tokusatsu character figures, which is located in the JR Akihabara station's East-West Hall. Its current main theme is the company's high quality collectable figure line, S.H. Figuarts. Check the latest photo report after the jump.
The main reason I visited the Kotobukiya Akihabara store on Sunday was "Brothers Conflict Museum," a special exhibition for the popular Japanese novel/game/anime series, which was held at the building's event space called "Kotobukiya Base Akiba" on the fifth floor from August 11 to 17. Check the photo report after the jump.
During my visit in Akihabara last week, I was able to join a special photo shooting event with a life-size Danbo in the front of Kotobukiya's Akihabara store. Danbo is the famous cardboard robot from Kiyohiko Azuma's popular manga series Yotsuba&!, and Kotobukiya has released many kinds of goods inspired by it. Check the photo report after the jump.
The latest featured anime titles at Tokyo Anime Center, which is located on the fourth floor of the Akihabara UDX building, were P.A.WORKS's on-going TV anime Glasslip and Studio 3Hz' upcoming Sora no Method. As always, the center exhibited various promotional posters and production materials. Hit the jump for the photo report.
As you know, every time I visit Tokyo for various purposes (this time it was for the Summer Comiket), I try to find a time to walk around the world-famous otaku city, Akihabara, to check street ads and displays featuring the latest anime/game titles. Hit the jump for the August 2014 edition.
To promote the upcoming premiere of the TV anime adaptation of dark fantasy action manga Akame ga KILL!, 10 female cosplayers in the costume of the protagonist girl Akame appeared in the Mecca of otaku, Akihabara in Tokyo on June 28. Check Toho Animation's video report after the jump.
As reported several times, Bandai's Tamashii Nations AKIBA Showroom is located in the JR Akihabara station's East-West Hall and has become one of the must-go places in the otaku town. It is now greatly featuring its latest Kamen Rider figure-S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Kabuto. Check the photo report after the jump.
Kotobukiya Akihabara-kan is one of the major character toy/figure companies in Japan Kotobukiya's five-storey retail store in the Akihabara town. Between March 19 and 26, it was holding a small exhibition for the school uniforms for the Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions anime series. Check the photos after the jump.
To promote the climax of the 26-episode series, Tokyo Anime Center in the Akihabara UDX building is now holding the second exhibition for the TV anime Nagi no Asukara from March 18 to 30. The final/26th episode is scheduled to air on April 3 (JST). Check the photo report after the jump.
During my stay in Tokyo last weekend, I also had an opportunity to walk around the world-famous otaku city Akihabara as usual for a new street ad feature article for the News, in addition to the Engaged to the Unidentified anime exhibition and other not-yet-reported events. Check out the latest look of the town after the jump.
To promote the release of the first volume of the DVD/Blu-ray this week and up-coming final episode next week, Gamers' Akihabara main store is now holding a special exhibition featuring the on-going Mikakunin de Shinkoukei/Engaged to the Unidentified TV anime on the entire fifth floor. Check the photo report after the jump!
Do you have a girlfriend who will give you a Valentine's Day chocolate? If not, no need to worry about it. The official site for the 2014 April TV anime Gochumon wa Usagi Desuka? today announced that the five Animate stores will distribute Valentine's Day chocolate for free to the fans on February 14. Hit the jump for more details.
Akihabara information site Radikan Press has released their latest “Akiba Girls Collection” photo compendium, featuring 190 photos of girls from Akihabara’s maid cafes and other establishments. YATTAR NEWS brings us pics, info, and links after the jump!