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Anime game girl helps make Tokyo ramen restaurant famous, chef becomes her fan

Akihabara noodle joint becomes sacred ground for fans of voice actress game.

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Comiket returns! Japan’s largest otaku convention announced for 2021 with new admission policies

Restart follows cancellation of 2020 iterations due to coronavirus pandemic.

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Akihabara’s otaku shrine celebrates PlayStation 5 launch with ethereal one-night event

The PS5 is welcomed into the world at a Japanese shrine with a long history of protecting electronics.

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Anime figure stolen from otaku bar, owners have thief on video but give him chance to come clean

Once again, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is part of a real-life struggle between the good and evil to be found in the human heart.

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Our reporter/Yngwie Malmsteen’s request for anime actress Kotori Koiwai, and her shocking answer

Our interview with the Non Non Biyori star ends with a hail Mary that gets answered.

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Stay in Love Live! Sunshine!!’s Mari’s glamorous room, relax like an anime schoolgirl idol

Die-hard fans of the series can once more sleep in Mari Ohara’s bed, dry off with her monogrammed towels, and take her room key home as a souvenir.

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Jazz up your anime figure collection shelf with these cool, rotating, light-up display cases

Show off your favorite character in style.

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Fans farewell Akihabara’s iconic Sega building as anime poster removal begins

Poster’s final, poignant message has otaku everywhere shedding a tear.

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Akihabara shrine celebrates anime festival Noryo Matsuri on an Animal Crossing Dream Island

Keep the spirit of summer festivals alive, digitally!

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Meet Hololive’s brand new adorable VTubers, designed to win you over with English

Hololive English will be the first virtual YouTuber project to specifically target English-speaking countries, and it’s starting right away!

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Akihabara’s most popular anime girl mascot spokescharacter loses her job

After a decade as electronics stores’ mascot, Tsukumo-tan is unemployed.

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Is this the most beautiful anime character shrine any otaku has ever created?【Photos】

Super-fan celebrates character’s birthday in grand style.

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Akihabara store praised for “God-like” customer service

A store that trusts customers so much they literally leave money out for them.

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Take photos of your favorite anime character standee anywhere with this otaku phone accessory

Never leave your anime crush behind again!

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78-year-old dad in Japan handmakes amazing anime figure furniture for his otaku child

A story to warm the heart…and fill it with desire for a set of your very own.

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Evangelion, Spice and Wolf LED manhole covers installed in otaku-friendly neighborhood in Japan

Beautiful salutes to nearly two dozen anime/manga franchises light the way to the newest otaku destination.

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Virtual dojinshi convention Comic Vket recreates the community joy of canceled otaku gatherings

Free-to-attend, free-to-exhibit event is an online substitute for cancelled Comiket, held in virtual Akihabara.

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Anime voice actress announces marriage, fans start getting rid of her merchandise the next day

Not all fans salty about mega-star’s romantic milestone, though.

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Japanese otaku singles parties say they only want guys who are otaku, but don’t look like otaku

Female participants can look as otaku-like as they want, though.

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Otaku aesthetics, improved acoustics.

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