New Hair Salon In Akihabara Caters For Anime Fans

Akihabara is the place where anything and everything goers down for the otaku. And now, for something different, a new hair salon has opened which caters to anime fans. The salon is calledĀ OFF-KAi!! and it’s been open since October 1, 2016. This hair salon plays various songs from different anime’s to pass the time as you wait for your cut and the staff being anime … Continue reading New Hair Salon In Akihabara Caters For Anime Fans

Square Enix Opens Cafe In Akihabara

Great news coming out of Tokyo with the announcement that Square Enix have opened a new cafe in the heart of otaku goodness, Akihabara. It can be easily found as it’s located right next to another landmark in Akiba, Yodobashi Camera, next to Akihabara train station. One of the cool things about the cafe is that the interior theme will change depending on whatever SE … Continue reading Square Enix Opens Cafe In Akihabara

“Good Smile Company 15th Anniversary Exhibition” in Akihabara!

Good Smile Company haveĀ opened aĀ 15th anniversary event, commemorating all of the wonderful support from their fans. Not only is this event being held in the Otaku Hub of Tokyo, Akihabara; it features the display of almostĀ every single figureĀ released by GSC (which is over 1000 items!). The event started today on the 20th August and will be running up until Sunday 4th September and best of … Continue reading “Good Smile Company 15th Anniversary Exhibition” in Akihabara!

New Animate Store For Akihabara

We already know that Akihabara is Ground Zero for all things otaku, right? Well, now there’s a new store opening up from a very popular chain. Animate has its main store in Ikebukuro, seen as a more female friendly part of Tokyo, catering for the female otaku. But they now have a new store opening up in Akihabara as of JuneĀ 2016. The new store boasts … Continue reading New Animate Store For Akihabara

Akiba’s Beat E3 Trailer

Remember Akiba’s Trip on console and handheld a few years ago? That game allowed you to roam the streets of Akihabara with stunning architecture accuracy with pretty much all stores present and accounted for. A new game has emerged from E3 called Akiba’s Beat which is a new RPG from Acquire. The plot of the game revolves aroundĀ 19-year-old NEET Asashi Tachibana in a groundhog day … Continue reading Akiba’s Beat E3 Trailer

SAO Kirito Bedsheets Sell Out First Day

The Tokyo Anime Centre in the UDX building, Akihabara is currently hosting a Sword Art Online exhibition from October 15 through to the 26th. And one of the items being sold at the event are bed sheets manufactured by Genco featuring Kirito from SAO II. However fans who missed the opening of the show were left disappointed when they found out that the bedsheets sold … Continue reading SAO Kirito Bedsheets Sell Out First Day

New Otaku Fashion Store Hits Japan

One of the amazing amazing quirky features of Japan would have to be the unique fashion sense. You see this replicated in popular culture in the West as well and in movies. One new fashion trend emerging now is a fusion between otaku elements from anime, manga, gaming plus more with the crazy cool fashion twist from Harajuku. The movement is gaining so much popularity … Continue reading New Otaku Fashion Store Hits Japan