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A love of anime can protect you from religious solicitors in Japan, otaku discovers

”But do you accept Hayao Miyazaki as anime’s lord and savior?”

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Otaku’s beloved anime-style doll kidnapped, maybe murdered by bird of prey at Japanese beach

Doll otaku community asks anyone with information to help reunite Sakura-chan with her owner, who’s loved her for more than 20 years.

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Real-life Evangelion apartment in Japan is ultra-cheap, ultra-anime【Photos】

Floor plan and renter regulations allow you to accurately recreate Shinji’s lifestyle.

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Why some otaku look at women’s breasts, according to Japanese Twitter

The reason may not be as perverted as we all think. 

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What happens when two hard-core otaku get married? The inside of their house turns into THIS

There’s a method to their madness, though, with different themes for different rooms, and one anime-safe space remaining.

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Chart breaks down how often consent is given in manga from different publishers.

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Quite possibly the otaku-ist dance that any otaku has ever danced【Video】

Hyper-energetic superfan leaps into dance troupe’s recreation of one of anime’s most popular opening themes.

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Artist says anime should be more like Marvel/Disney, can’t because of sexualized, moe content

”Moe has ruined anime.”

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Maid cafe maid is in no mood to put up with complaints about guys who have girlfriends

Otaku customer thought he had an ally in his gatekeeping gripe session, but he was wrong.

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A way to savor your anime sweetheart’s scent! Shop clerk helps out a swooning Japanese fangirl

A perfume saleswoman gave this fangirl some great advice to keep her fantasies fueled through fragrances.
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VR hostess cafe set to open in Japan to let you drink with cute anime girls【Video】

Compensated companionship cafe goes a step beyond pre-programmed VR romance games.

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Japan Self-Defense Forces enlist handsome anime boys to try to attract new human recruits

Fresh-faced 2-D spokesmodels follow years of anime girl recruitment posters.

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SoraNews24’s Otaku Aniki is here to give you the three must-watch anime of the spring season【Vid】

Music, monsters, and mammaries are all part of his video list.

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Reiwa era gets anthropomorphised into a Japanese anime girl by otaku artists

Say hello to Reiwa-chan, who comes in many beautiful forms.

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Note Mama is ready to give liquid nourishment in exchange for a huge wad of cash.

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Japanese government attempts to beautify the English interpretation of Reiwa, gives us an eyeful of something else entirely.

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Anime-style isekai story is actually an English-learning textbook from Japan’s public broadcaster

Ordinary schoolgirl sets out to save fantasy world from an evil dragon while readers set out on the path to learn English.

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Real-world music shop from K-On! anime closes its doors, but the music isn’t ending

If this particular anime pilgrimage spot was on your bucket list, you won’t be able to cross it off anymore (well, at least in its original location).

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Immigration raid at anime convention ends with five Japanese cosplayers being arrested overseas

Work visa violations result in participants from four countries being arrested, Japanese cosplayers still being held in custody.

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Tokyo hair salon offers free cuts to anime fans whose 2-D crush fell in love with someone else

Start the next chapter of your love life, real-world or otherwise, with a new hairdo from the Heartbreak Salon.

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