Head's up, Pokémon trainers! The city of Yokohama is bracing for another invasion of Electric Type Pokémon with the 2018 "Pikachu Outbreak", a week long event in which some 1500 performers clad in Pikachu mascot costumes take over the Minato Mirai district. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Pokémon Company and the city of Yokohama are once again teaming up for a "Pikachu Outbreak", and this time the annual event will feature some 1500 costumed Pikachu on the march, an increase of 50% from last year. Hit the jump to learn more.
Tamaya Shichi, a pawn shop based in Yokohama, is sponsoring a 6 episode short-form comedy web anime that will debut on Youtube and Nico Nico on January 27, 2017. Hit the jump to learn more, nya.
Following the successful first two rounds in May 2015 and May 2016, Kadokawa will hold the third round of the Bungo Stray Dogs stamp rally in Yokohama, where the story of the anime series has been told, from October 1 to 30. It is a tie-up event with Yokohama City's Transportation Bureau and Cultural Travel Bureau. Hit the jump for more details.
Last Exile: Fam, the Silver Wing is celebrating its 5th anniversary with an all-night theatrical screening and guest talk event that will take place on September 17 and 18, 2016, at the Brillia SHORTSHORTS Theater in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Another year, another mass outbreak of Electric Type Pokémon: the "Pikachu Outbreak" is once again returning to besiege Yokohama in August of 2016, and this time (inexplicably) the annual celebrations will include a water theme. Hit the jump to learn more.
To commemorate the Japanese home video release of Girls und Panzer der Film, the cast of Girls und Panzer will be participating in the 2nd "Girls und Panzer Heartful Tank Carnival", a special large-scale live-event to be held on August 28, 2016, at the Pacifico Yokohama National Convention Hall in Yokohama, Japan. Hit the jump to roll out.
Funassyi - the genderless, heavy-metal loving pear fairy and unofficial mascot of Funabashi City - is starring in its own virtual reality fantasy stage play at the DMM VR Theater in Yokohama in the Summer season of 2016. Hit the jump to learn more-nassyi.
Beginning August 11, 2015, the CupNoodles Museum in Yokohama will be selling two varieties of ramen-flavored soft serve ice cream. Hit the jump to learn more about this dangerous (and possibly delicious?) dessert.
Cinema Novecento, a small theater in Yokohama, is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Nippon Animation with a film festival that includes screenings from the original 16mm film elements. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Broadcast Library in Yokohama is holding an exhibition highlighting the work of Osamu Tezuka and Shotaro Ishinomori beginning in July of 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
They're baaaaaaaaaack. One thousand dancing Pikachu will transform the Minato Mirai area of Yokohama into a Pokemón wonderland during the "Odoru? Pikachu Tairyou Hassei-chuu!" event in August of 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.