As one of the special attractions for the Golden Week visitors, Gamers' Akihabara main store is now holding "D.C. ~Da Capo~ Museum" on the 6th floor. You can check a whole history of the popular visual novel series Da Capo all at once. Hit the jump for the photo report from Akiba!
Since it's Golden Week in Japan, this weekend is one of the busiest season for the major anime/manga/game specialized stores in the Akihabara town, especially for Gamers' Akihabara main store which is holding three special exhibitions at the same time. Check the photo report on the one on its 7th floor, "Date A Live Museum" after the jump!
A hypothetical question recently posted on Twitter in Japanese, which was touted as the "ultimate otaku question" became quite popular when otaku were presented with a choice between two answers, one reflecting the fantasies of many anime fans and one reflecting a more realistic desire for most fans. See the results after the jump!
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!
As we have reported regularly, the street of Akihabara, the Mecca of Otaku in Tokyo, changes its looks almost every month. The most advertised and featured titles right now are Evangelion 3.33 and popular anime voice actress/singer Yukari Tamura's 23rd single "Fantastic future." Check the latest photo report from Akiba after the jump!
The most featured character at this year's Nico Nico Chokaigi was of course Hatsune Miku. Considering the fact Nico Nico Douga was the first place where Miku attracted a lot of attention from the public and has made her a cultural icon, I think it's only natural. Check the Miku photo collection after the jump!
One of the most popular events at this year's Nico Nico Chokaigi, which was held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture on April 27th and 28th, was "ItaG Fest Shucchou-hen in Nico Nico Chokaigi 2." More than 60 decorated cars, motorcycles, and even bicycles gathered to appeal their "moe" passion to the visitors. Check the photo collection after the jump!
Following the success of their first event last year, Dwango is now holding the second Nico Nico Chokaigi at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture on April 27th and 28th. The two days event covers numerous kinds of entertainment genre including game, music, dance, art, food, and anything Nico Nico Douga viewers may be interested in. Check the inside of the event after the jump!
Otaku-influenced images usually make great wall decorations through posters, but what if they were an oil painting? Gallery Egao in Nagoya, Japan specializes in customized oil paintings of otaku illustrations and they are hoping this will be a new genre in otaku-related business. Read more about it after the jump!
This is the latest photo report from the Akihabara town in Tokyo, the Mecca of Otaku. The most advertised anime title right now in the street is undoubtedly Magical Girl Lyrical NANOHA The MOVIE 2nd A's. The BD/DVD of the film were finally released in Japan last week. Check the trend in Akihabara after the jump!
What qualities do otaku men have that attract females to them? Goo research polled 1,072 Japanese women for their top 10 reasons to go out with otaku males. The poll was conducted in January of 2013. See the results after the jump!
Meeting someone who shares your interests is not so easy when your interest is somewhat unique. People in Washimiya in Saitama, Japan came up with a solution which is Otaku dating events that are called "Ota-Konkatsu". Now there's news about first couple to marry out of the"Ota-Konkatsu" parties that are hosted by the city of Washimiya, one of the sacred places for Lucky Star fans. Get more details after the jump!
Las tablas de snowboard decoradas con motivos de anime no son ninguna novedad. Ya las hemos podido ver en alguna ocasión anterior y son toda una moda entre los fans de dicha modalidad deportiva que son a su vez fans del anime o alguna visual novel. Esta vez hay un vídeo disponible.
Just because you're an otaku, and just because it's winter, doesn't mean you have to stay in the house. Japanese TV show Nani Kore Chin Hyakkei SP caught a group of otaku snowboarders, cosplaying and exhibiting their ita-boards on the slopes of Nagano. Get a look after the jump.
Being an anime fan usually means collecting a lot of stuff. Some people handle the accumulation of figures, books and DVDs better than others. Check out this collection of otaku rooms after the jump.