Pokemon card in showcase In Akihabara

The Ultimate Guide to The Best Anime and Otaku Stores in Akihabara

While Akihabara is not geographically large, it contains a frightening amount of tightly spaced, multi-storied shops. Because of the multitudes of shops, and the chaos surrounding them, it can be very hard to shop effectively, and very easy to get lost. If you’re planning on going to the Akihabara Electric Town to buy anime-related goods, … Read more

Hajime Isayama

Who’s Hajime Isayama? Here’s Why Attack on Titan Became One of The Best Manga

If you are fan of Japanese anime, you definitely know or have at least heard of Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin, in Japanese). The most suprising aspect about Attack on Titan is that te world famous anime series is based on the works of Hajime Isayama, who is extremely young for the popularity of … Read more

Studio Ghibli

Discover The Best Studio Ghibli Movies With Surprising Trivia

Studio Ghibli (スタジオジブリ) is probably the most famous and beloved Japanese animation studio in the world. Studio Ghibli has produced over its 30+ years some of the best movies, animated or not. Those movies are not only well animated, and were ahead of their time, they were also profound, with deep meaning, and caricaturing societal issues. … Read more


All You Need to Know Before Going to Comiket in Japan

Comic Market, usually shortened to Comiket (the “t” is silent) is arguably the otaku world’s most important fan convention. The biannual dojin market has grown into the largest fan convention in the world, welcoming much larger crowds than even Sand Diego Comic-Con International. Comiket, is very special in the way that it is run, and … Read more