Idols

High school girl arrested for stalking Johnny’s 7 MEN Samurai member

Luckily no one was harmed in the tense encounter.

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Thanks to the shogun, this Tokyo Shinto shrine has good luck charms to help you win idol tickets

The historical reason this shrine in the heart of the city is becoming a must-visit for idol fans.

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Should you watch the credits at the movies? Japanese celebrity’s comments spark fierce debate

Is there any need to stay once the movie’s ended?” Ami Suzuki commented on panel show.

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How many otaku penlights do you need to survive a blackout in Japan?

Light up the darkness with a little love from your idol. 

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Turn your idol’s autograph into an accessory with this clever hack from Japan

A smart way to keep your favourite artist close to you at all times.

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The new Love Live! anime isn’t about virtual YouTubers…probably【Video】

Teaser video for Love Live! Virtual School Idol promises a shakeup to the hit anime/game’s formula.

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Oshi kamidana – Literal altars you can build to enshrine your favorite anime character or idol

Design includes feature to hook up altars for members you’d wish would hook up as well.

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For the working otaku – Convertible bags you can take to work and anime/idol events【Photos】

Clever design lets you transform from serious professional to hardcore fan in seconds flat.

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Former SMAP member Shingo Katori announces marriage to woman he’s been dating for 25 years

The relationship hasn’t exactly been a secret, but it came as a surprise anyway. 

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Nearly half of Japanese women in survey have an idol singer or anime crush

And the vast majority want to look good when they go to see them.

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We visit a Harajuku cafe where you can customize food with your favorite idol’s member color

Cafe de Lapis has not only beautiful and delicious food, but it’s idol otaku-friendly!

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Idols from the sea! Massive haul of idol singer photos wash up on Japanese coast【Photos】

Not the kind of trash beach-cleaning volunteer expected to find.

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Samurai, ninja, and anime butlers join dinosaur staff at Tokyo’s “Weird Hotel”【Photos】

Say hello to the future of contact-free check-in.

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Japanese idol concert goes ahead during heavy rain, creates crazy scenes for otaku near Mt Fuji

Mosh pit turns into a pond but that doesn’t stop the singing and dancing.

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It’s the Nintendo Famicom’s 38th birthday, so let’s bust out the Famicom Disk System!

38 years ago today, the Famicom everyone knows and loves went on sale, but what about its often forgotten upgrade?

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Idol singer quitting group because otaku that show up to their concerts are “nasty”

Though maybe that shouldn’t have been such a surprise with this particular underground idol unit.

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Johnny & Associates partners with Neokyo to ship official idol goods outside of Japan

At last you can get your favorite Johnny’s idol goods delivered to your door anywhere in the world.

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Japanese idol goes viral for display of superpowers at train station【Video】

All in a day’s work for this creative idol.

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Kanna Hashimoto wins Guinness World Record for getting tissues really fast

Hashimoto becomes the undisputed, certified Queen of Tissues.

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7 MEN Samurai leading charge of Johnny’s new wave, need your help translating

From playing their own instruments to scaring the crap out of each other, these six 7 MEN are changing the face of Japanese idols.

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