Cardcaptor Sakura Stores For Japan

This January 2018, Japan will see no less than 39 stores opening dedicated to the sublime series, Cardcaptor Sakura. It’s all part of the launch of the new Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card TV anime which will also be launching in January. Harajuku icon store, Kiddy Land, are the ones behind the new upcoming stores which will begin to open from January 8th, 2018.

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Review – Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE (Wii U)

Idols, J-Pop, Mirage Masters and Japanese locales, this game is on the fast track to becoming my favourite Wii U game so far. Let me tell you why. Developer Atlus have crafted something really special in Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, splicing and skilfully blending two fan favourite series’ with Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem. The end result is something that shouldn’t work as well as … Continue reading Review – Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE (Wii U)

New Attack On Titan Collaboration

I’ve said this before but Japan LOVES their collaborations. Whether it’s anime x with a fast food outlet or something along those lines, there’s always something new coming out. Recently we heard of a new collaboration between the hit series, Attack On Titan, and Araiguma Rascal/Rascal the Raccoon, a popular and long running series on Japanese TV. This year marks the 40th anniversary of Rascal the … Continue reading New Attack On Titan Collaboration

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

Interview: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

The J-Pop Harajuku Kawaii Amabassador, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, is performing in Sydney, Australia on the 23rd of March as part of her current world tour. Japandaman HQ was lucky enough to snag a few minutes of her precious time for an interview which she graciously agreed to. Many thanks to Katey Smile for assistance with the questions, Handsome Tours and Angela Henley Publicity. Japandaman: Are … Continue reading Interview: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

New PV For Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

The Harajuku Kawaii Amabassador, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, has taken the covers off of her latest PV and it’s quirky, features a polar bear and full of kawaii goodness! The PV is for her new song, “Yume no Hajima Ring Ring”, which loosely translates as “The Dream’s Beginnring-Ring” and will also be the main track from her latest CD single which launches on the 26th of February. Enjoy … Continue reading New PV For Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

Details Emerge For New Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Single

Everything is all good on the Kyary front for fans in Australia with the announcement that the Harajuku singer will doing a concert in Sydney in March. In fact, tickets went on sale today. But even better is news of her new single have started to emerge. The track, “Yume no hajima-rinrin”, is being put together by the usual team of Yasutaka Nakata who are … Continue reading Details Emerge For New Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Single