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Comiket attendee finds a beautiful handmade anime bag, is surprised to discover its artist

Turns out there really is no limit to how long you can create labors of love for your favorite anime shows, especially if you helped in the Golden age!

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Swiss otaku says he’s moving to Japan after customs officials confiscate his 66-pound manga haul

Laments the officer handling his case has “no tolerance whatsoever” for hentai and loli dojinshi.

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Japanese anime fans shocked by torii gate collapse at Washinomiya aka the Lucky Star Shrine

Real-life location for the Lucky Star anime forever altered as iconic gate comes tumbling down.

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The beautiful cosplayers of summer Comiket 2018【Photos】

Soaring temperatures couldn’t stop these amazing cosplayers from shining brighter than the sizzling sun at this year’s premier otaku gathering.

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Tokyo politician creates dojinshi manga, will be at Comiket selling it

Otaku assemblyman’s latest project stars a 1,300-year-old girl from a popular video game franchise.

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Station and Lawson convenience store near Tokyo Big Sight gear up for a blazing Summer Comiket

With hundreds of banners and posters already set up, everyone’s pitching in to help with the biggest anime convention in the world.

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Japanese publishers team up for a “Stop! Pirated manga” online campaign

The fight against the illegal distribution of manga online is somewhat ironically led in part by a famous pirate character.

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New City Hunter anime movie announced, reunites iconic voice cast and director【Video】

Anime’s greatest P.I./mercenary returns 20 years after his series ended.

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One Piece anime katanas recreated as exquisite letter openers by Japan’s swordsmith legacy heirs

Slice through your paper foes like Zoro and Law would.

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Attendees beware: high chance of man-made sweat cloud forming at this year’s Summer Comiket

Go prepared or you might not make it back home in one piece.

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What would Sailor Moon be like if the heroines’ sizes matched their planets? Fan chart shows us

The anime heroines might be like a family, but their relative sizes are very different.

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Sailor Moon Luna PC cushion plushie is here to adorably stop you from goofing off【Photos】

If she can keep the anime heroine from slacking off, she should be able to help you stay focused too.

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Japanese manga magazine promises to double its number of bikini model pages going forward

The tail that wags the dog will be wagging even harder.

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Nearly 70 percent of young Japanese women self-identify as otaku in survey

Seven out of ten say they enjoy anime and manga, and over 15 percent spend more than 90,000 yen a year on their otaku hobbies.

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Manga publisher stops shrink-wrapping collected volumes, sees huge sales jump from new policy

Turns out even physical media benefits from a free trial, one of Japan’s largest manga publishers learns.

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Japanese town’s beautiful rice paddy art salutes Osamu Tezuka anime characters, Audrey Hepburn

Photos show rural Aomori town’s continuing tradition of artistic agriculture with convenient access for travelers.

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Urusei Yatsura store opening in Japan to celebrate the manga/anime hit’s 40th anniversary

Exclusive merchandise celebrates 40 years of zany antics from Lum, the most beloved character of legendary manga/anime creator Rumiko Takahashi.

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Industry, Artists Reach Out to Support Japan Flooding Victims

Large evacuations have made their way along the western coast of Japan as heavy rainfall caused flooding and landslides throughout the area.

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Why does Dragon Ball’s Goku look so freaky when drawn by One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda?

Special cover illustration for 50th anniversary issue of Weekly Shonen Jump terrifies fans of anime/manga martial arts saga.

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Meet Jesus and Buddha In Live-Action “Saint Young Men” VR

This is probably not what people mean when they talk about “coming home to Jesus,” but we don’t care.

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