Ikebukuro in Tokyo is known for being another centre for otaku goodness. However, something else it’s also known for is hosting the kickass Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festival 2017 in the near future. Hosted by Niconico, a Japanese based video social sharing site, the Ikebukuro East Entrance area of the JR station will undergo a stunning transformation […]
Today was a fun day starting the morning with some really beautiful kitties at Cat Cafe Monta before heading to Ikebukuro to check out massive shopping centre, Sunshine City in search of the Pokemon Centre Mega Tokyo, J-World Tokyo and more cool stuff!
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 […]
From the land that brought you the black squid ink burger comes something just as cool and different. Spotted on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line recently was a cat minding his own business and travelling on the trains like an ordinary commuter. Here are some quotes from passengers who have been travelling with this feline. “Looks like this […]
Take a breath before you see this because it might be one of the most kawaii things you will ever see. There’s a new Pokemon Centre opening in Sunshine City Ikebukuro and to mark the occasion, they’re releasing a range of plushies and other merchandise with Pikachu dressed up in a Mega Charizard hoodie. The store […]
The annual Golden Week holidays have just finished in Japan, occurring between May 3 – 6 and this year, there was an extra special event. The area in Japan known as Ikebukuro hosted a Madoka Magica event which turned out to be very popular. The event featured life sized figures of the girls, cafe style […]
Launching this coming for the Summer in Japan will be an amusement park of epic proportions. An amusement park from Shonen Jump is in the works at an indoor venue located at J-World Tokyo. It will occupy of floor space and will be based in the Sunshine City World Import Mart in Ikebukuro on the 3rd floor. The […]