events

Eye-opening shots of compliments served up at Homeru Bar, a much needed service in Japan

Sometimes a compliment can be the first step to changing someone’s life.

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Cruel angels, beautiful blades: The amazing sword of the Evangelion and Katana exhibition【Photos】

Master katana craftsmen and anime mecha designer team up to will Evangelion to life in katana form.

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Event asks visitors to compose poems inspired by the beauty of thighs.

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Mr. Sato gets dazzled by multicolored poop at the Poo Museum in Yokohama

Everybody (loves) poops.

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Nagasaki Lantern Festival: An awesome event that will whisk you away into a celestial world【Pics】

Filled with marvelous displays and breathtaking performances, this is one festival you won’t want to miss.

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Spend a shift working in a terrible, soul-crushing Japanese company at this “special” Tokyo event

And for extra authenticity, they’ll even make you work on a national holiday!

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Tokyo’s Cardcaptor Sakura exhibition has giant Kero-chan, free cosplay, and English signage

SoraNews24 visits the brand-new salute to one of anime’s most popular magical girls ever.

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Tokyo host club opens its doors to female cosplayers for special photo shoot event

Afternoon, alcohol-free open house provides luxurious backdrops, chance to chat and snap photos with hosts.

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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!

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Travelling exhibit is going on now.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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