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Mr. Sato meets fans, hands out the treasures of RocketNews24 at Moshi Moshi Nippon Festival

They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, so we decided to test that theory at the Japanese pop culture expo.

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Super sweet exclusive Sailor Moon goods for sale at the Animate Girls Festival 2016

Welcome to Volume No. 35,000,000 of More Sailor Moon Stuff You Didn’t Know You Needed Until Now!

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Tokyo Comic-Con reverses policy, will allow male cosplayers to dress as female characters

Gender-based, color-coded badges to be introduced as part of new regulations.

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Tokyo Comic-Con explicitly prohibits men from cosplaying as female characters

Event lists restriction on official website.

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Children leave plush toys for a sleepover at the library with adorable results!

From drawing to playing with new friends, organisers release cute photos of the fun activities the toys got up to during their stay.

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Japan’s Pikachu Outbreak 2016! Pokémon get wet and wild in Yokohama【Photos & Four Videos】

Well, wet and adorable, anyway.

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Hey, that’s not Pikachu! Sharp-eyed fans spot an imposter at Japan’s annual Pikachu Outbreak

It turns out there are two species to see at the awesome Pokémon event.

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Every Ghibli movie poster is part of this beautiful postage stamp set going on sale this month

Totoro and Kiki are ready to help deliver your letters.

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New Yu-Gi-Oh! movie gets special screenings just for fans where they can shout and cosplay

Grab your costume and three shades of hair dye, Yu-Gi-Oh! fans!

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Kingdom Hearts orchestral world tour announced, will perform video games’ music in six countries

Grab your tickets and your keyblades, because two Kingdom Hearts concert series are coming with a total of 15 performances in six countries.

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The amazing merchandise of the Sailor Moon art exhibition gift shop 【Photos】

After you’ve checked out the art and food of the Sailor Moon art exhibit, don’t forget to pick up some souvenirs!

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Every Yu-Gi-Oh! card ever, all in one place at awesome Tokyo train station display 【Photos】

Duelists and anime fans drawn to the sight of 7,000-plus gleaming, mint-condition collectible cards from the hit franchise.

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We got a sneak peek at the stellar Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Exhibit【Photos】

We knew it was going to be sailor-tastic, but it’s better than we imagined.

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Otaku Lovers: Japan’s new singles event that’s just for hardcore anime and video game fans

Matchmaking party allows participants to wear their fandom on their sleeve.

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Tokyo and Osaka’s Sailor Moon Crystal Cafes to feature new Outer Senshi drinks and desserts!

For a short period starting next month, anime cafe Anion Station will be celebrating the new season of Sailor Moon Crystal with another round of drinks and desserts, this time in honor of Sailor Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto!

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New pop-up cafe in Tokyo offers drinks with hands-on animation, art and design on the side

Next time you feel like taking a coffee break, why not head over to the NagaLatte Cafe in Harajuku, where you can try Snow Brand Milk’s newest beverage and experience what it’s like to work as a manga illustrator, animator, or other creative professional?

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Tokyo cosplay studio to hold photography event just for dolls and figures this summer

For a single day in June, cosplay studio Haco Stadium will be welcoming dolls, instead of people, to partake in photo shoots at their Ikebukuro location.

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Forget chocolate and strawberry – Japan now has fried chicken-flavored ice cream

What else would you expect to be on the dessert menu at the Fried Chicken Festival?

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Try traditional Japanese yabusame horseback archery from the back of a moving taxi in Yokohama

For two days only, you’ll be able to try your hand at “Taxi Yabusame”, which involves hitting nine targets from the backseat of a cab.

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Love Street Fighter and ramen? Then you’ll want to head to Shinjuku Station tonight or tomorrow!

Looking for a free meal? Then stop by Shinjuku Station and try some Hadoken ramen!

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