Friday, August 23, 2019

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 10 Subculture Events

  Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside On a subculture journey with CoFesta’s Ambassadors Fancy attending the AnimeJapan exposition next March and playing a part in promoting Japanese visual media such...

A day out at Tokyo Station

Experience Tokyo and more at Tokyo Station itself

Check Out These New Japanese Anime Face Pack Sheets!

  Isshindo Honpo Shop will release its "Japanese Anime Face Pack Sheets" in Japan on December 11th and 22th. These face packs feature Japanese famous anime "Doraemon", "Fist of the North Star", "Yatterman" and "Chibi-maruko-chan" (The series depicts the...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 9 KAWAII MONSTER CAFE

  Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside Beyond Kawaii From the moment you are swallowed by Mr. Ten thousand Chopsticks, or Choppy, KAWAII MONSTER CAFE’s mascot character which’s mouth functions as...

The Takaoka Doraemon Tour

For fans of Doraemon, a pilgrimage to Takaoka, where Fujiko F. Fujio created the futuristic blue robot cat, is a must. And though you may not have a Dokodemo door—one of Doraemon's handy gadgets—to...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 6: OJAGA DESIGN

  Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside Japanese craftsmanship spirit meets Pikachu Already as a child, the founder of OJAGA DESIGN, Sei Ogawa, or Ojaga, the nickname he is known by,...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 5: Tokyo Game Show 2015

Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside. The largest game show in Japan Held annually in September, Tokyo Game Show (TGS) is the premier trade show for game developers to...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 4: Real Akiba Boyz

Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside “Breaking” the stereotype of your ordinary otaku Is your image of otaku, glasses-wearing guys who stay locked in their rooms all day, watching anime...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol.03: The Asia Trend Map

Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside The Asia Trend Map: Forecasting the spread of subculture Watch out Naruto! Time-traveling robotic cat Doraemon just might replace you as the most popular...

Replica Weapon Warehouse For The Cosplay Warrior

Though the endless rows of swords along the walls might make you think the owners here are preparing for the next samurai revolution, make no mistake – this fake weapon store is for real. Hidden...