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Japanese pro cosplayer claims to earn more in two days at Comiket than most people make all year

Stay in school, though, kids, because it’s probably not as easy as it sounds.

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Survey lists 10 anime that people will be weirded out to know someone’s a fan of

Many, many schoolgirls are involved.

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Are anime and idol songs the musical choice of poor people? Income survey has some otaku worried

Anime has plenty of rousing anthems, but some are calling this data downright depressing.

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The charm of ‘ITABEYA’ is attracting tourists and otaku alike

As soon as you enter the room in this guesthouse in Tokyo’s Azabujuban district, you’re bombarded with a flurry of quirky otaku cuteness; a genre otherwise known as ‘moe-kei’. From the bed sheets, to the walls, and even splayed across the ceiling is a whole array of busty anime girls in all their cutesy glory.

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Japanese artist’s comic “I am an 18-year-old idol otaku” shows the dark life of one diehard fan

The other side of shaking glowsticks and singing pop songs.

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Will anime contest for little kids end with magical girls visiting the home of a middle-aged guy?

Anime observers are cocking an eyebrow at prize in latest PreCure promotional event.

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What’s more important in making a great anime, characters or story? Japanese fans sound off

Also, do themes songs or background music leave the bigger impression?

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The swimsuit, idol, and swimsuit idol cosplayers of Summer Comiket 2016【Photos】

Cosplayers covered all bases at the massive anime art event.

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More cosplay from Summer Comiket 2016 — now with 30 percent more beefcake!

Buff blade boys and sexy Squirtle catch the eyes of attendees at Japan’s biggest otaku event.

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Anime taxi cab enters service on streets of Tokyo, just in time for Japan’s biggest manga event

There’s no more appropriate way to get from your hotel to Comiket than this.

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How to survive the unmistakable smell of an anime convention

Short of carrying a hose to wash down smelly attendees, this tip may be your best defense.

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“Scary” mass of idol fans break through security at 2016 Tokyo Idol Festival 【Video】

These Japanese idol fans at the 2016 Tokyo Idol Festival show us that, when it comes to being first to the front of the stage, all etiquette is thrown out the window.

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Shopping at Comiket? Don’t forget a Gentleman’s Bag to keep your racy purchases on the down low

Completely opaque bags being offered to keep merchandise in mint condition and away from sensitive eyes.

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Japanese otaku lifehack shows how to bring sexy anime characters to life

Anime fans in Japan are applauding the simple yet effective idea.

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Akihabara’s new capsule hotel has a bar with craft beer and sake, hot spring-style mineral bath

Capsules are only the beginning of what this new Tokyo capsule hotel has to offer.

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Anime matchmaking comes to America with Otaku Speed Dating

Are you a big otaku with a big hole in your heart? This might be just what you’re looking for to help you find who you’re looking for.

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Vocaloid Yukari Yuzuki becomes a life-size figure with equally enormous price tag

Will you be one of the lucky few to have this in your abode?

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Popular Japanese boy band member’s newest song is an anthem for the otaku lifestyle 【Video】

“Even If You’re an Otaku, It’s Alright” says there’s nothing wrong with doing what makes you happy.

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Charismatic or creepy? Phrases women are likely to interpret different ways based on looks

Japanese netizens point out what they see as a huge double standard when it comes to how women react to certain comments and come-ons made by hotties or geeks.

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Japan’s largest anime megashop to open new branch in Akihabara specifically for women

Retail chain Animate is dedicating an all-new store in Tokyo to girls’ anime and manga.

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