otaku

A sexy penguin, Studio Ghibli cats, and other cosplayers take over Osaka for Street Festa【Pics】

Now in its 13th year, the Den Den Town event is one of the biggest otaku gatherings in central Japan.

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Can you sing at least one anime song? Then you’re a step closer to a job with this company

Pass the first stage interview with karaoke! Or, by playing wink murder.

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New matchmaking service promises to weed out fake otaku with pre-registration diagnostic test

Company plans singles parties for fans of specific areas of otaku interest.

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Awesome otaku room has a huge secret: It’s an amazingly detailed miniature!【Photos】

You might not think you have enough space in your home to display all these anime and movie robots, but you’re wrong.

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Anime/manga fans flood publisher’s office with Valentine’s Day presents for 2-D crushes

Popular series’ title refers to a prince, but he’s also the king of Valentine’s Day chocolate.

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Tokyo maid cafe customer drops more than US$4,000 on champagne-fueled bender

If you’re out enjoying the fantasies and frills, don’t forget that they come at a very real price.

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Technique transforms otherwise ordinary moments into subtly suggestive scenes.

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Why are Japanese light novel names so ridiculously long? Author’s latest has 27 words

Pretentiousness run amok, or madness with a method to it?

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Otaku group gives own twist to popular “Love Dance”, internet can’t get enough 【Video】

These pro otaku dancers are too cool for school.

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Japan’s cosplay inn giving a new lease on life to beautiful family business

Traditional hospitality mixes with modern otaku culture at mountainside ryokan.

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Biannual migration of otaku taking place in Tokyo

Twice a year, mother nature treats us to one of her most spectacular phenomenon: the mass migration of otaku through Kokusai-Tenjijō Station in Tokyo.

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When they’re done holding your keys, let your anime keychains start a second career decorating your home.

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Adult otaku reflects on why it’s now easier for Japanese anime fans to be open about their hobby

Conversation with elementary school otaku provides encouraging insight.

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Five anime scenarios Japanese fans are sick of seeing【Survey】

Some would call these anime’s proudest traditions, but not the respondents of a poll who’re craving something different.

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Free condoms to be distributed at Comiket anime fan event in Tokyo

Attendees at this month’s otaku gathering can get their hands on not just art books and posters, but limited-edition prophylactics too.

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Resellers storm Pokémon Centers in Japan to get their hands on new Lillie merchandise

The exclusive product was gone in minutes.

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Japanese adult video game voice actress does announcements at JR Niigata Station 【Videos】

Let the voice from Pregnancy Academy and Crime Breast Bounce guide you to the bullet train.

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Cosplay organization receives official government grant from Tokyo’s Ota Ward

”Cosplay is a form of expression,” asserts anime-loving politician.

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Japanese mom’s plan to stop daughter from becoming an anime otaku draws criticism online

Popular light novel author shares his skepticism about the ploy.

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Made with techniques known to only three living craftsmen.

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