Nothing goes better with a weekend in costume than a bag of blood for the Red Cross.
Stay in school, though, kids, because it’s probably not as easy as it sounds.
Nothing says you’ve touched the heart of the internet better than being cosplayed.
Cosplayers covered all bases at the massive anime art event.
Buff blade boys and sexy Squirtle catch the eyes of attendees at Japan’s biggest otaku event.
Several visitors to the doujin anime, game, and manga convention Comiket have reported peculiar clouds generated by the heat and sweat of everyone present.
Comiket sizzled on opening day with hot beauties from favourites like One Piece, Love Live!, and even Pokémon.
Short of carrying a hose to wash down smelly attendees, this tip may be your best defense.
Completely opaque bags being offered to keep merchandise in mint condition and away from sensitive eyes.
Comiket isn’t just about anime—it caters to hardcore otaku of all varieties, as we quickly discovered during our most recent visit.
Comiket’s crowds continue to swell, pushing the venue to its limits.
Comiket doesn’t have to cost you a fortune! Take a look at what you can pick up for just the price of entry—in other words, absolutely free.
You’ve never seen Pokémon as classy as this before.
Comiket 89 is now underway at Tokyo Big Sight from December 29-31. Check out our photo montage of the best cosplays from Tuesday’s opening day!
That way you can skip straight to pounding shots of the shampoo you’ll like best.
Have you ever watched an anime and thought, “Mmm, that food looks delicious?” Then this is exactly the cookbook you are looking for.
Thankfully Japan has the, well, a solution: a magazine devoted to showing the beautiful side of male nipples, appropriately titled “I Love Everyone! Man’s Nipple.” What exactly is inside this revolutionary magazine and where can you pick up your copy? Read on to find out!
NatsuComi, or Summer Comiket, is now over and done with for another half a year after bringing together anime fans from all over the Japan, and indeed the world, in the sweltering summer heat. Ridiculous amounts of money were spent, litres of sweat were released into the atmosphere, and bizarre and beautiful cosplays went viral.
For three days each Summer and Winter, the convention center Tokyo Big Sight is turned into an otaku paradise, but for people working in the area it can be a nightmare. Legions of volunteers make sure the con runs smoothly, but there’s also the regular employees working at the nearby restaurants, cafes, and train station who have to prepare for the huge influx of people.