The Akihabara town in Tokyo is one of the most crowded tourist attractions during Golden Week. Many otaku-oriented shops in the area are now offering special events and campaigns. Check the photo report of Animate's "Only Shop" section featuring A Certain Scientific Railgun S at its Akihabara store after the jump!
ACOS, ANIMATE's cosplay line has introduced Sinbad's rings from Magi on their blog. This set of two rings are the first of official line of the king's metal vessels! Check out the product photo after the jump!
As previously reported, ANIMATE's Kumamate continues to introduce costumes for Kumamate Teddy Bears. Now a few new costumes from K will be available in March! Click here for photos and other costumes from SAO and Fate/Zero!
Japanese cosplay website Cure and Animate will host "CureCosplayCollection in Animate Ikebukuro" for the first time at Animate Hall on the 9th floor of the Ikebukuro main store on March 17th. Click for more details.
Have you ever felt like everything is Japan-only and we don't get anything in the US when it comes to otaku items? Well, there is a possibility things will be different! Animate USA's Online Shop has decided to take pre-orders of exclusive Snow Miku 2013 merchandise within the USA ONLY even before Japan opens for pre-order. Click to find out more!
Animate Cafe Ikebukuro is doing a collaboration with recent visual novel hit Amnesia during the month of February! With all of the Shin, Toma, ikki, Kent, Ukyou and Orion in the cafe, will you feel like a main character? Click for more photos!
Valentine's Day is just around the corner and what's on mind of Japanese otaku girls? Chocolate and Kuroko's Basketball! Animate introduced new chocolate bars with Kuroko characters and they are all uniquely flavored depends on who is on the package. What flavor is your favorite character? Read on to find out.
Animate es la mayor cadena de tiendas de anime, videojuegos, manga y merchandising de Japón. En su tienda de Akihabara han lanzado una exposición dedicada a Hidamari Sketch a la que han llamado "Hidamari Sketch x History Exhibition". ¡Hay una completa galería de fotografías de la misma dentro de la entrada!
The Animate Akihabara store is now holding "Hidamari Sketch x History Exhibition" at their event space on the seventh floor. The exhibition features the six years history of the anime series from the first Hidamari Sketch (2007) to the latest/fourth Hidamari Sketch x Honeycomb (2012). Check the photo report after the jump!
If you saw the tease from VIZ Media editor Jennifer LeBlanc the other day, you know what type of announcement they were planning for Yaoi-con—and from the venue alone, you knew it had to be about pretty boys going crazy for each other—but now we have a pile of details! Bump the jump to hear all about the new yaoi manga line, SuBLime.