11
Dec
Universal Studios Japan are always bringing out new attractions for the people, from Attack On Titan, Harry Potter and heaps more eye opening experiences. Now they're going to be releasing a series of attractions based on the hugely popular manga, Detective Conan. In fact, there's three attractions coming to the theme park. One of them is an escape room called “Meitantei Conan the Escape ~Zero no...
28
Nov
Last Thursday saw the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) kick off for 2017. I was lucky enough to be invited to the VIP which was held at ACMI at Federation Square. The event was really swish with delicious finger food and Japanese drinks on hand. It was a particularly hot day so it was a great time for me to discover the wonders of the Choya...
27
Nov
If it's one thing that Japan does extremely well is theme for the occasion and Christmas is no exception. Starbucks Japan always releases holiday themed drinks whether it's for Halloween, Spring or any other reason worth celebrating. And this instance, Starbucks have released some themed drinks which look and sound absolutely delicious! Feast your eyes on these Candied Pistachio and the Christmas Raspberry Mocha Frappucinos. [gallery ids="22433,22434,22435"] How much...
Yes, it's that time of year again when we all get excited as the Madman Anime Festival rolls into Melbourne for 2017. Last year was the debut of the festival, put together by Australia's largest distributor of quality anime, manga and heaps more otaku goodies, Madman. 2017 also saw the festival branch out to Perth and Brisbane before hitting up Melbourne for the last local...
Our favourite videographers, Rescue The Princess, are at it again, this time giving the rest of the world a look at Halloween time in Japan! And as usual, there's many cool sights with loads of interesting people, cosplays and just general shenanigans. This was filmed at the street party in Shibuya which I need to get to one year :) https://youtu.be/8ce2Dl9K76I
31
Oct
Halloween in Japan is going down and it’s jumped in popularity over the past handful of years where it used draw the attention of a few hundred to well over 100,000 in Tokyo. So if you happen to be in Japan right now and are wondering where to go to see the Halloween sights for 2017, then look no further, we have you covered. 1. Shibuya...
18
Oct
Ikebukuro in Tokyo is known for being another centre for otaku goodness. However, something else it's also known for is hosting the kickass Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festival 2017 in the near future. Hosted by Niconico, a Japanese based video social sharing site, the Ikebukuro East Entrance area of the JR station will undergo a stunning transformation from 29th to 30th October 2017 (Saturday and Sunday). This...
18
Oct
If you're going to promote a chain of cinemas in Japan, you could do worse than enlisting the aid of some well known anime characters. Toho Cinemas have dropped a new promotional commercial showing Kami-Usagi Rope’s Rope and Akira being hassled by Naruto and Boruto. The commercial is to showcase the latest cinema in the Toho chain for the Uenuo area in Tokyo. Catch the ad...
Our favourite cosplay showcasers, Rescue The Princess, are at it again, this time bringing us a peek and the cosplay fun that went down at the TGS '17. This time they also give us a peek into some of the amazing booths from TGS in particular, the Monster Hunter booth looked amazing with an amazing set up and attendants all decked out in some pretty...
26
Sep
Here are some pics from the Cosplay Collection Night Tokyo Game Show 2017. TGS wrapped up last weekend and while there were many cool games, there was also amazing cosplay on display as is evident from the pics below! [gallery ids="22145,22146,22147,22148,22149,22150,22151,22152,22153,22154,22155,22156,22157,22158,22159,22160,22161,22162,22163,22164"]