To promote the release of the 1st DVD/Blu-ray volume of the Aokana: Four Rhythm Across the Blue TV anime, the Gamers Akihabara store was holding an exhibition event dedicated to the anime on its seventh floor from March 17 to April 3. Check the photo report after the jump.
To promote the second season premiered in Japan on April 2, Japanese figure maker Volks' comprehensive hobby building Volks Akihabara Hobby Paradise has set up a "Pop-Up Shop" dedicated to The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water anime series on its seventh floor's event section. Check the photo report after the jump!
One day before the general opening of this year's Anime Japan event (its photo reports will be posted soon), I again visited the Akihabara town in Tokyo on Friday afternoon to check the latest anime/game street as usual. Check the latest photos from the mecca of otaku culture after the jump!
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.