Nakano Broadway: Tokyo’s other Otaku Heaven

Nakano Broadway: Tokyo’s other Otaku Heaven

Any visitor to Tokyo interested in anime and manga will surely have Akihabara high on their to-do list. However, on the other side of Tokyo,…

The World Cosplay Summit in NAGOYA – a Different Kind of Festival

The World Cosplay Summit in NAGOYA – a Different Kind of Festival

The summer of 2013 welcomed the 11th installation of the World Cosplay Summit held in Nagoya, Japan. With its inception in 2003, the WCS is…

Manga Café

Manga Café

Manga cafés are places where, for a nominal fee, you get access to a huge number (often thousands) of Japanese manga and can spend some…

Japan Explorer Manga Series: Prologue

Japan Explorer Manga Series: Prologue

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Hello Kitty in Cosplay

Hello Kitty in Cosplay

If you’re interested in Japan, especially in its pop culture, you probably know “Hello Kitty,” a kitten character with a red ribbon. But did you…