Tokyo VR Wedding “Marry An Anime Girl!”
A special ceremony is being held in honor of Niitzuma LovelyxCation’s (a game about the married life of the player and their beloved wife) impending release where otaku can wed one of the game’s lovely 2D maidens, though unfortunately they will be required to wear a tuxedo as opposed... Read more
The Girls of "GochiUsa" Get a Shinto Makeover for Kanda Matsuri
The Kanda Matsuri – a biennial Shinto religious festival that celebrates the victory of Tokugawa Ieyasu at the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600 and the subsequent unification of Japan under the Tokugawa shogunate – is coming to Tokyo on May 13 – 14, 2017, and the girls of Is This... Read more
Voice Actors Become Butlers for "SECRET SERVoICE" Attraction
Voice actors Hikaru Midorikawa and Kōsuke Toriumi are lending their talents to a new. permanent attraction called “SECRET SERVoICE” at Namco NAMJATOWN, an in-door amusement park in Tokyo, and the attraction places visitors in the role of a rich noble-lady escorted on an adventure by her butler.     By following... Read more
Ghibli Museum in Mitaka Celebrates The Joys of Food with New Exhibit
The Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan is gearing up to celebrate the simple pleasures of cooking and dining with a new art exhibition entitled “Taberu o Kaku” (“Drawing about Eating”) that is planned and overseen by Goro Miyazaki. The exhibition debuts on May 27, 2017, and runs until... Read more
"Your Lie in April" Stage Play Hits Tokyo and Osaka in Summer of 2017
Naoshi Arakawa’s poignant manga, Your Lie in April, is being adapted into a stage play that will run in Tokyo and Osaka in the Summer season of 2017. The play will run from August 24 – September 03, 2017, at the AiiA 2.5 Theater Tokyo venue in Tokyo, and from September... Read more
Meet Fintan, the Mascot Character Representing Finland to Japan
The Embassy of Finland in Tokyo has an official moe character mascot named Fintan, and now Fintan is starring in his own short form 3DCG web anime (with English subtitles) as part of the centennial celebrations of Finland’s independence from Russia.     In the video, Fintan participates in... Read more
Tokyo 2020 Olympics Ambassadors Unveiled
Though the event is still 3 years in the future, hype for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has already reached boiling point where anime is concerned, with the release of the event’s official ambassadors demonstrating much love for the usual suspects is in the offing. A brief video introducing the... Read more
Smell-based VR Device In The Works
The boundaries of virtual reality have been pushed once again as a VR device capable of sending fragrances to users has been announced, sure to be regarded as a marvel even though gamers are having a difficult time in thinking of a game that would not produce foul odors... Read more
Tokyo Auto Salon 2017 Companions Worth The Ride
The 2017 edition of the vehicle-boasting event known as Tokyo Auto Salon has busted out an abundance of delectable companions once again, with both attendees and online viewers likely clear on what they would rather be taking home from the event for a ride. Naturally, a wealth of photographs... Read more
Hubby Stabber “Tripped”
The death of a woman’s perhaps not so beloved spouse has led to her incarceration as police believe she stabbed him with a knife during a heated argument, with the wife denying the charges of murder but stating that she “tripped” and stabbed him to death by accident. Tokyo... Read more