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Shibuya, The Cutting Edge Of Style And Shopping in Tokyo
One of the most well-known and well-recognized representations of contemporary Japan is the city ward of Shibuya, which is known for its progressive politics and culture. There are numerous prefectures that make up Japan. Each prefecture contains its own municipalities, or “wards.” Despite its high-rises, nightlife, and economic districts, Tokyo is not technically a city, […]
The Intriguing World of Maid Cafe in Japan
A trip to Japan would not be complete without experiencing the modern culture that it has developed. Part of the ever growing list of newer subcultures of Japan would be the Anime and Cosplay subculture and these are best experienced by a visit to a maid cafe in the world famous center for everything otaku. […]
Sakura: Japan’s Eternal Charm and Beauty of Cherry Blossoms
One of the most prominent symbols in Japanese culture and art is the cherry blossom, or sakura. In fact, it is regarded as the nation’s unofficial national flower.
Akihabara, The Anime Mecca of Tokyo and Otaku Paradise
People from all around the world, not just Japan, visit this location. Because of its abundance of niche stores, Akihabara has become one of Tokyo’s most visited areas. Anime and manga fans also flock to the neighborhood due to the abundance of dedicated stores catering to their interests. Anime and manga fans from all over […]
Otaku: A Cult Following for Anime, Manga and Japan’s Pop Culture
The term “Otaku” immediately begs the question, “What is Otaku?” Simply described, an Otaku is someone who has an obsessive fascination with any aspect of Japanese popular culture. Otaku can be translated into English as “fan” or “fandom” for a group of fans.Interestingly, the word “Otaku” literally translates to “you” in a number of archaic […]
6 Manga Magazines Published by Kodansha and Their Best Works
Kodansha is a Japanese privately-held publishing company headquartered in Bunkyō, Tokyo. Kodansha is the largest Japanese publishing company, and it produces the manga magazines Nakayoshi, Afternoon, Evening, Weekly Shōnen Magazine and Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine, as well as the more literary magazines Gunzō, Shūkan Gendai, and the Japanese dictionary Nihongo Daijiten.
15 Best Gundam Girl Pilot, Top Mecha Waifu
It’s no secret that the Gundam world has always been close to masculinity. All the main hero characters can be confirmed as boys. You see, Gundam is intended for male fans who will definitely be amazed by sophisticated big robots.
DanMachi: Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Watch Order
Try memorizing Is It Wrong Trying to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon in this original Japan tittle: Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka! Because few will immediately memorize it, this long title anime is abbreviated to DanMachi so that it is easy to remember.
Pokemon Watch Order
Pokemon is known by many the world over, regardless of whether you played the video games, trading card game, or neither. It is also one that many older fans look back to with longing nostalgia.
Made in Abyss Watch Order
The hit series Made in Abyss has quickly become one of the most critically acclaimed dark fantasy adventure series of recent years. In the five years since the series first hit screens, there has been a lot of content released for fans to dive right into the universe, and there will be even more with […]