events

Osaka shows off Great Britain’s flair with Hankyu department store’s Great British Fair!

Hankyu Umeda will showcase highlights from British culture, with spotlights on fantasy characters, cuisine and even Buckingham palace-style marches!

Read More

Bowsette/Princess Koopa is getting her own dedicated fan event next month in Japan

Artist exhibition, cosplay contest organized to honor the current ruling monarch of the fanart kingdom.

Read More

Following spring cancellation of Tokyo event, artist’s new exhibition shows that the concept still has legs.

Read More

Here’s how one Tokyo neighborhood mixes modern technology and traditional culture to beat the heat

Nihonbashi’s beautiful “minamo fireworks” and tempting goldfish sweets are part of its plan for fun even in record-breaking heat.

Read More

Awesome life-size anime figure display exhibition opens in Tokyo this month

If gigantic anime figures are your idea of fine art from Japan, you won’t want to miss this free event in Akihabara.

Read More

Tokyo International Shark Film Festival honors the contributions of sharks to the art of cinema

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to Loft, the TISFF returns.

Read More

Tokyo lesbian love anime art/photography exhibition cancelled, thighs suspected as sticking point

Cancellation of yuri event comes mere days before scheduled opening in one of Tokyo’s major anime fan neighborhoods.

Read More

Shonen Jump exhibition featuring classic ’90s manga and anime to open in Tokyo

Old favorites like Dragon Ball, Rurouni Kenshin, and Yu Yu Hakusho will make an appearance.

Read More

Japanese-style Snoopy art exhibit celebrates 50 years of Peanuts in Japan, sells samurai merch

Travelling exhibit is going on now.

Read More

Hakone Beer will celebrate 20th anniversary, give away 1,500 beers at special Tokyo event

Free beer on tap! It doesn’t matter what else I write here. Free beer!

Read More

Final Fantasy art exhibit to be held in Tokyo to honor the tear-jerking good-byes between heroes

Fans have met a lot of memorable characters in the video game series’ 30 years, which also means a lot of bittersweet farewells.

Read More

Sounds like this year’s Pikachu Outbreak in Yokohama is going to have other Pokémon species too!

Fans are keeping their fingers crossed about this summer’s “Not Just Pikachu Pikachu Outbreak” event.

Read More

Over 1,000 idol singers to gather in Tokyo for massive fan event at Budokan

Idol Expo allows fans to worship their favorite idols in one convenient location.

Read More

All-night, all-free cosplay event to be held at Tokyo bookstore, applications now being accepted

Love of anime, light novels, and/or costuming essential, desire to actually sleep optional.

Read More

Enjoy sake with ikebana with this English-friendly event series

It’s not getting drunk, it’s getting cultured! And drunk.

Read More

The beautiful booth models of Japan’s CP+ camera expo【Photos】

We were inspired to take more than a few pictures on our visit to the ongoing trade show taking place south of Tokyo.

Read More

Matchmaking party in Tokyo is a literal blind date, everyone must wear blindfolds

Having trouble looking for the perfect romantic partner? Maybe that’s your problem…the “looking” part I mean.

Read More

Two-day event will bring unique Japan-inspired steampunk style to Harajuku

The fashion center of Tokyo is the place to be this April!

Read More

Mr. Sato meets fans, hands out the treasures of RocketNews24 at Moshi Moshi Nippon Festival

They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, so we decided to test that theory at the Japanese pop culture expo.

Read More

Super sweet exclusive Sailor Moon goods for sale at the Animate Girls Festival 2016

Welcome to Volume No. 35,000,000 of More Sailor Moon Stuff You Didn’t Know You Needed Until Now!

Read More

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7