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Japanese man tells friend to wear suit to wedding party, so he comes as Mobile Suit Gundam

Finds time to fight Evangelion while celebrating friend’s marriage.

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McDonald’s Japan captures otaku hearts, brings back Nyan Cat sound with new cat girl anime video

Hatsune Miku meme hit’s lyrics get an update.

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The amazing independent artist anime figure creations of Wonder Festival【Photos】

Wonderful fan creations that you can’t find anywhere else.

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A massive photo collection of the coolest anime figures from Winter Wonder Festival

Photos from the floor of Japan’s biggest convention for anime and video game figures

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Akihabara Radio Kaikan’s gacha capsule toy lucky bag is an otaku delight【Photos】

Anime characters and cute models are some of the surprise finds in this fukubukuro. 

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Japan’s biggest dating app says young people not interested in romance, creates AI girlfriend app

Designers hope it can be a stepping stone to relationships with human women.

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Akihabara capsule toy lucky bag is filled with cute characters and cool crap (literally)【Photos】

Mulan Akiba delivers the randomized gacha goods.

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Tokyo ward will give cosplay experiences as character of your choice in exchange for tax donation

Ikebukuro’s new furusato nozei returns are aimed right at otaku’s hearts, include custom costume and professional makeup and photography.

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Awesome life-size Hololive art panels take over Tokyo Dome City【Photos】

Hololive City is a free art event filled with fun and photo ops for virtual YouTuber fans.

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The awesome anime and game figures of Japan’s Wonder Festival Summer 2023【Photos】

Japan’s biggest and best figure and model show returns with VTubers, action heroes, and the kind of figure that makes us wish we had an extra two thousand bucks to spend.

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Japan’s new energy drink feels like getting slapped in the face by an anime girl

A slap in the face to Steins;Gate otaku, but in the best possible way.

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Otaku tech company creates Digital Figure Box for anime figures with no physical form【Video】

Gatebox continues to blur the boundary between digital and physical worlds.

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The best cosplayers from Chibicon, Indonesia’s summertime anime convention【Photos】

Our Indonesian otaku makes the trip to Surabaya for the otaku culture celebration.

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OxiClean officially sends detergent supply to Tokyo card shop struggling with sweaty, smelly otaku

Even players who don’t go home with a tournament prize will go home with some OxiClean.

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Large majority of otaku in Japan want to keep being otaku after having kids, survey says

Having kids might affect their otaku lifestyles though, they understand.

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Which anime child character do you wish was your kid? Survey asks Japanese fans

Survey respondents show their love for characters cute, kind, and alchemic.

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Whack-an-otaku event held by idol singer unit in Tokyo【Video】

Good time apparently had by all involved.

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Pregnant anime voice actress photo standees: A new frontier in otaku merch

Fans cheer as actress announces birth of first child, and now they can buy her “maternity goods” bundle too.

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Gigantic new anime store opening soon in Tokyo, and here’s a sneak-peek【Photos】

The Animate Ikebukuro Flagship Store isn’t open just yet, but we’ve been inside.

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Is spending 248,380 yen (US$1,840) on an anime boy doll a wise choice? Our fangirl finds out!

A big love for Touken Ranbu leads to a big expenditure, but is it money well spent?

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