Posts Tagged: otaku culture

Good Smile Company 15th Anniversary in Akihabara

You probably know Good Smile company for their figures, especially the nendoroid series and probably not for their car races, and this year they’re celebrating their 15th anniversary. That’s why they’re holding a special exhibition in Akihabara, at the 1333 Art Chiyoda gallery. I’ve already visited that place last winter after reading about it on…read more

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Dinosaurs and volcano in Sakurajima

I spent last June 3 days in Kagoshima, in the most southern part of Kyushu, and my priority there was to visit the volcanic island of Sakurajima. As its geographic location implies, it was already really hot mid June but we still decided to ride the ferry to stroll in the middle of volcanos. The…read more

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Nakano Broadway, welcome to Nerd Paradise

I said I’ll probably never translate my older posts to English but going back to Nakano Broadway yesterday filled me with motivation and it’s time for me to look back on one of the first posts of this blog, hate myself, and rewrite everything. On my second week in Tokyo, in November, I managed to…read more

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A guided tour in Mandarake Complex

I already talked about Mandarake on my blog, when I went for the first time to Nakano Broadway  but  that time I joined one of Mandarake’s guided tours. It was actually the first tour in the Akihabara store, Mandarake Complex, and it may be the reason why we were only 2 people to show up….read more

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Sailor Moon x Isetan collaboration event

With the new Sailor Moon Crystal season coming out on free streaming site Niconico in April it’s time for Naoko Takeuchi to get some royalties out of merch! It’s not the first time Isetan has a collaboration event with everyone’s favorite magical girl and considering the popularity of the franchise it a safe move to…read more

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Toei Hero World, a Kamen Rider fan heaven

Because you never have enough rubber monsters, Jun was back in Tokyo last week and as usual she had great plans. This time we took a train ride to Chiba to go to Toei Hero World with the awesome Linda I was meeting for the first time (10/10 would recommend). Toei Hero World Namco Action Museum is an…read more

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JAEPO 2016, an arcade game convention

Since I’ve arrived in Japan I stopped most of my expensive hobbies to start drawing again because it doesn’t take too much money (no job) or space (suitcase is already full and heavy enough) but there’s still something I can’t resist: arcade games. Good thing it doesn’t take space but I know there’s a number I don’t want…read more

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