Tomohide Kamei, one of my ex-colleagues, is now the CEO of Tokyo Otaku Mode. He has managed to build one of the most active otaku communities nowadays. Besides publishing otaku content on their Facebook page, where they already have 10 million “likes”, they are also starting to create their own apps using the same brand. [...]
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I’ve already written sometimes about the great art that Japanese cafeterias are able to offer on their caffee lates. This time a “Latte artist” has been able to use his techniques to reproduce several Dragon Ball characters: Source: Tokyo Otaku Mode.
Itasha subculture fans not only do they decorate their cars with their favorite anime show decorations, but they also decorate their bicycles (Ita-charis) and motorbikes (Ita-bikes). Maybe it’s just because can’t afford to buy a car! Photos via Tokyo Otaku Mode
“Itasha” (痛車) are cars decorated with anime or video game characters. Itasha enthusiasts organize events where they share their best vehicle decoration techniques and some of them even compete in races. The word “itasha” literally means something like “painmobile”. More itasha pictures Nekobus Pokémon cars
Yesterday, in a popular race in Hakone, several “Freezers” were spotted cheering for the runners of Toyo university. Authorities have notified Son Goku just in case. Source: Rocketnews24
Meido kissas are coffee shops where the waiters are dressed like maids. They are quite popular in certain areas of large Japanese cities. The competition for the clients is so fierce that new business arise based on the same idea but trying to differentiate themselves in some aspect; for example there are businesses where you [...]
A usual visit to the usual figurines shop in Akihabara. There’s every figurine you can imagine: figurines of characters of shōjo manga, Dragon Ball figurines, Star Wars figurines… If you collect figurines Akihabara is a paradise for you. I’m not a big fan of figurines but I always enjoy looking around in this kind of [...]