A photo of a store display at an undisclosed anime shop in Japan is getting lots of attention because the display is showcasing the majority of the idol anime / game franchises for male audiences together. Ps, Love Livers, WUG fans and AiKatsu Ojisans are discussing the possible idol war due to this brave, but thoughtless act of promotion. Is this act bad enough to cause a war between fandoms? See the controversial photo after the jump.
Bamboo, the front man of the band milktub recently had the safety at otaku live music shows as the topic of his Nico Nico Douga live broadcast show called Asakusa NOW. Milktub and his people reached a decision to present a different and more peaceful method of audience participation by offering the audience wife/husband body pillows instead of glowsticks at their live events! More after the jump!
NSFW!! A Japanese centerfold model launched a club for a group of female models called Gravure Idols, or Guradoru for short, posting their own SFW and NSFW selfies and the hashtag for the club went viral very quickly. Unexpected rivals as juicy as the bikini models started posting their own delicious (chicken) meat! Confused yet? More after the jump!
Mel Kishida, a Japanese illustrator known as the character designer for Hanasaku Iroha, is also known for his crazy cosplay that is occasionally revealing despite being a pretty good looking male. However, his most recent cosplay photo as Shimakaze from Kantai Collection circulating on Twitter is shocking the fanbase! Before you accept it as just another pretty boy crossplay, behold the ugly truth after the jump!
How many of you felt the strong urge to practice the idol dance from episode 6 of Beyond The Boundary? The whole sequence was so unexpected, no wonder many people are recreating the scene, but one video in particular is getting the attention of viewers for all the wrong, yet so right reasons. Watch Nico Nico dancer Nikomaro in this outrageous NSFW dance video, all done by him after the jump!
Sometimes, the Daikon radish is used to describe a person's legs in Japan as in being too thick and not desirable, but what if the radish itself moans sensually with your touch? Wouldn't that be special? A few college students in Japan created a device called the "SI - Sekuhara-Interface (Sexual Harassment Interface)" and yes, there is a demonstration video. Watch it after the jump.
I guess humans are overrated these days. If being in love with a human is too boring, how about this new Japanese indie game called Fall In Love With Creatures! Kokonoe Kokoro. Fully voiced except for the main character, this Non-Human Dating Sim is free and waiting for you to play. Watch the introduction movie after the jump!
The Colossal Titan from Attack On Titan was spotted in a very unusual place, as the Titan make-up was recently featured in a make-up tip spread in a recent issue of a Japanese fashion magazine specializing in "gyaru" fashion Even with the popularity of the Colossal Titan, how is it possible? Let's see how it looks. after the jump.
Umai-Bo is a Japanese savory snack that's often mentioned in anime and manga such as Gintama and Kuroko's Basketball with tweaked names and anime series such as Macross F and Railgun converted their characters into the snack's goofy artwork. The most recent victim, or willing participant depending on your view is Puella Magi Madoka Magica. Watch the video after the jump!
In the world of Attack On Titan fandom, where the strongest soldier of the mankind is known best for his cleaning attire, the heroine has the best abs and the main character is famous for being kicked in the face, anything is possible. Now comes this new cute little rubber key chain where Attack On Titan characters are covered with a mushroom kigurumi on their heads. See the image after the jump!
A Japanese fashion brand has released a free camera app that makes fashionable Instagram-style photos with poetic lines and their logo so the users can create their own stylish photos to promote the brand. Unfortunately or otherwise depending on your view, Japanese users have turned the app into a sort of instant meme creator. See the images after the jump!
One of the reasons Summer anime Free! was such a success was due to the fit upper-body of healthy young males being prominently featured and displayed, and it may help the sales of this new calendar in Japan. Now, a Japanese fitness center that has facilities nationwide has decided to promote healthy living by creating a calendar of their popular male instructors. Watch the promotional video after the jump!
The end card for the last episode of Attack On Titan was done by none other than the original author himself, Hajime Isayama. *SPOILER WARNING FOR THOSE WHO HAS NOT SEEN THE END CARD YET* It was already funny enough as a joke, but he also posted the blank version of it on his blog, silently suggesting to fans to go have fun with it. A rough sketch of the end card and a photo of him with staff and cast also follows after the jump!
Hobbystock will release this uniquely innovative Free! anime related smartphone case in November. It features Iwatobi-chan, unexpectedly, made of terrycloth and the size of it is sure to show your Free! love to anyone who recognizes it. Would Haruka use it? Would you use it? See the photos after the jump!
Japanese camera app developers have been producing so many camera apps that make you wonder why they even made them in the first place. but this one is definitely one of the most useless or least useful camera apps ever made. Egashira 2:50, a Japanese comedian famous for reckless physical action in black spandex is the feature of this camera app. Why? Who knows. More after the jump!