Anime

In January 2018, Kotobukiya will release a Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru Shokudaikiri Mitsutada figure inspired by his appearance from the game’s “Internal Affairs” screen! Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru is the TV anime adaptation of the hit browser game in which the player interacts with a series of anthropomorphised Japanese swords known as “Touken Danshi”. Set in 2205,
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Tired of walking around? Hungry, thirsty, or aching for a sweet treat? The cafés on this list are sure to please! Character cafés are great for buying limited-edition goods and snapping Instagram-worthy food pics. With locations in Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Osaka, and Kyoto, these character cafés are within walking distance of other popular tourist areas
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The second season of the Love Live! Sunshine!! anime is set to begin broadcasts on various channels from Oct. 7. Ahead of the main season beginning, there will also be an anime special, Love Live! Sunshine!! TV Anime Season Two Broadcast Special – Watashitachi, Kagayakitai!! hitting the airwaves on Sept. 30. Love Live! Sunshine Season
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Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters is set for release in Japanese cinemas this November and to mark the occasion the guys at Sanrio have created cute illustrations of your favorite characters alongside Godzilla himself! First, Godzilla greets the world alongside Hello Kitty, with one of those iconic red bows for himself! Little Twin Stars are
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“Ikemen Sengoku The Stage” ~Oda’s Army VS “Pirate” Mori Motonari~, the second stage play inspired by Cybird’s dating sim Ikemen Sengoku, opened at Tokyo’s Hakuhinkan Theater on Aug. 30! Featuring exciting swordplay and acrobatics, the show is scripted and directed by Miyagi Yousuke. It also tells a different story to the one outlined in the
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2 different Uchoten Kazoku 2 items will be going up for sale on the mail-order site AMNIBUS on Aug. 10! Themed around the concept of “everyday useful items,” these include a soft women’s T-shirt and a cute temperature-sensitive mug! Tanuki Transformation Mug This mug uses a special temperature-sensitive ink! While cold it features the tanuki,
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Sailor Moon is coming to your table, as Bandai’s Life Department has started accepting reservations for a cutlery set (a cocktail fork and a teaspoon) inspired by Princess Serenity on Premium Bandai! On the very same day, another popular item made its return: the teacup and saucer set made in collaboration with luxury porcelain maker
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Popular Entertainment Bistro Myoujin Cafe has picked the currently airing anime Kakegurui: Compulsive Gambler to collaborate with on its 7th themed campaign. From Aug. 30 to Sept. 18, the cafe will offer a series of collaborative menu items and character drinks as well as dishes featuring gambling equipment seen in the series. Customers purchasing the
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Hirai Art is releasing Detective Conan-themed jewelry on their specialty gifts online store U-TREASURE! This shop is full of presents that are wonderful for both families and individuals, and this particular series of jewelry is of course perfect for any Detective Conan fan! The diminutive detective has been adored for more than 20 years, and
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For our final interview in the Art of Figure Making series, we interviewed Norihiko Sakata, manager of BANPRESTO’s prize division and development team. Norihiko has created and produced multiple “ONE PIECE” figure series for amusement prizes found in game centers across Japan. We’ll learn about his “MASTER STARS PIECE” and “THE GRANDLINE MEN” series, what
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J-WORLD TOKYO is spicing up their theme park with some volleyball-themed goodness with a new Haikyuu!! event! From Sept. 2 to Sept. 28, visitors can enjoy the new “Haikyuu!! Aobajousai High in J-WORLD TOKYO” event with a special mini game, special menu items, and unique original goods. Plus, existing games will incorporate event-themed presents! Aobajousai
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