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    Tuesday November 3, 2020
  • EVENT REPORT: Dining Out at the Rent-a-Girlfriend Cafe in Tokyo

    Drinks and sweets were shared with some of our favorite girls!

    After working up an appetite at the Rent-a-Girlfriend exhibition, our Japan Correspondent went over to the Rent-a-Girlfriend cafe to try out some of the meals and report back to us what they were like! Read about the tasty treat right after the jump!

  • Tuesday October 27, 2020
  • EVENT REPORT: Going on a Date With Chizuru to the Rent-a-Girlfriend Exhibition in Tokyo

    Visuals, manga panels, and even costumes were on display!

    The popular romantic-comedy comedy TV anime series Rent-a-Girlfriend is currently holding an exhibition for the anime and manga in Tokyo, so we sent our Japan Correspondent (under the strictest of safety guidelines) down to get the scoop on all the girls from Rent-a-Girlfriend. See images from it after the jump!

  • Thursday April 30, 2020
  • Let's Warm Up at the Re:ZERO The Frozen Bond Collaboration Cafe

    The cafe was held in Shinjuku last November to celebrate the OVA in Japanese theaters

    Our Japan correspondent, Daryl Harding, went deep into the frozen forest and got to try all the food at the Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- The Frozen Bond cafe that was held the EJ Anime Theater in Shinjuku last November, getting to dine in Emilia’s Winter wonderland. See all the treats after the jump!

  • Thursday January 9, 2020
  • The Exciting World of Comiket 97 and Its Beautiful Cosplay

    Demon Slayer, Touhou, Love Live! and more were represented by the cosplays during Comiket 97

    Comiket 97 came and went over the last weekend and was full of chilled booths, doujinshi, and cosplay. Let's take a look at some of the best booths and cosplays from the 4-day event and relax. Hit the jump to read on!

  • Sunday December 29, 2019
  • How Jump Festa 2020 Predicts Next Year’s Popular Anime Series

    One Piece goes full Japanese in its booth, and the enemies of Dragon Ball Z stand out!

    After so many new announcements over the Jump Festa 2020 weekend, let's take a breather and discover the festival itself. Demon Slayer, One Piece, and Dragon Ball stood out among the crowd as some of the best-represented series from Jump at the festival, but some other series might surprise you... Let's take a look together after the jump!

  • Tuesday December 10, 2019
  • More Fantastic Anime Figures from Mega Hobby Expo Autumn 2019

    From Digimon to Persona 5 to Gundam, another world awaited us at UDX in Akihabara

    You all loved reading the first report from Mega Hobby Expo Autumn 2019, so we're back with part 2 showing off more figures from the show floor. From Persona 5 to Digimon to Pokémon and more, the range of figures seem like they're from another world! Hit the jump to see the full report and all the photos.

  • Thursday December 5, 2019
  • EVENT REPORT: Azusa Tadokoro Special Live Concert 2019 ~EQUAL~

    Azusa Tadokoro’s first solo arena concert brought Takahiro Shibata from “Wasureranneyo” on stage as a special guest!

    Voice actress and musical artist Azusa Tadokoro held a solo live concert at Katayanagi Arena, in Ota, Tokyo, on her 26th birthday, Sunday, November 10th, 2019. Read on for a full event report!

  • Monday December 2, 2019
  • A Look at the Anime Figures from Mega Hobby Expo Autumn 2019

    From Demon Slayer to AnoHana, the figures on display were breathtaking

    Mega Hobby Expo, a figure showcase run by figure maker Megahouse, held its 2019 expo at UDX in Akihabara on November 29. We sent our Japan Correspondent, Daryl Harding, down there to snap images of all the newest and coolest figures that’ll be coming in 2020! Hit the jump and check them out!

  • Friday September 13, 2019
  • Quinning It Up at the First Ever The Quintessential Quintuplets Exhibition

    The Nakano sisters life was on full display in the heart of Ikebukuro

    Fan-favourite five sister harem anime and manga series, The Quintessential Quintuplets had their first ever exhibition in August at Sunshine City in Ikebukuro, brightening up the already sunny area. We sent our Japan Correspondent, Daryl Harding, down there to soak in the pleasant charm of the Nakano sisters. Hit the jump to check it out!

  • Saturday August 10, 2019
  • Comiket 96 – How Tokyo 2020 Affects the World's Largest Anime Convention

    The cosplayers, the doujinshi, the heat, all that and more!

    This weekend in Tokyo was Comiket 96, the biggest anime, manga and gaming fan event in the world. In its 96th iteration, we sent our Japan Correspondent, Daryl Harding, to soak up all the festivities, check out the doujinshi for sale, and see all the lovely cosplays. Click the jump to see more!


  • Tuesday August 6, 2019
  • Diving into the Mind of Takeshi Obata at the “Never Complete” Exhibition

    We went to the Death Note and Bakuman co-creator’s exhibition in Tokyo to take some notes.

    Death Note manga illustrator Takeshi Obata is currently holding an exhibition of his works titled "Artist Activity 30th Anniversary Takeshi Obata Exhibition NEVER COMPLETE" at 3331 Arts Chiyoda until August 12 in Tokyo. We sent our Japan Correspondent, Daryl Harding, to have a look at the exhibition and paint a picture of what he saw. Hit the jump to see the completed image!


  • Tuesday July 30, 2019
  • EVENT REPORT: Heating up with Anime Figures at Wonder Festival Summer 2019

    Our Japan Correspondent spent the day looking at all the newest anime figures at Makuhari Messe

    We sent our Japan Correspondent to check out all the newest figures on show at Wonder Festival Summer 2019 and report back with any many images as he could get. Is he stuck in figure wonderland? Click the jump to find out more and see images from the show floor!