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Anime Themed Capsule Hotel Gives You a Brand New Experience

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Staying at a capsule hotel can be a unique experience in Japan. Although the idea of the capsule hotel is not so new any more these days, there are some business that are adding their personal flair to the place. Today we got to visit a capsule hotel with different themed rooms called New City located in Yokohama, Japan....

Sing Anime Songs Here to Feed Your Otaku Desires | STARS

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Something that has been popping up more in Japan's otaku sub-culture is anisong karaoke, a place where you can sing anime songs. Anime isn't anything new to us in the west, but recently I can't help but feel that more and more people are becoming more interesting in the intro and outros songs of various anime. Of course here...

LUIDA’S BAR is Everything You Could Expect From Dragon Quest

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As a recent fan of the "Dragon Quest series" (I started with the recent "Dragon Quest XI"), I can say I was thoroughly pleased with LUIDA'S BAR. Of course the inside of the place is everything you can expect from "Dragon Quest": legendary swords from the heroes of the series are mounted on the wall, giant barrels sat vertically to...

Shinobazu Cafe Brings A Cute Ninja Experience

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Maid Cafe's and the like are in no shortage whatsoever here in Akihabara. However, today we got to try something a little different. Growing up loving the history behind Ninja and Samurai, it was time I fulfilled my fantasy. So what better place than Shinobazu Cafe, a well known ninja themed cafe in Akihabara. Not knowing exactly what to expect...

Animegane Brings Anime To Eyewear In Style

It's not surprising when new otaku merch comes out in different forms like body pillows. However, there is a new store that made it's way to Kanda, right outside of Akihabara called Animegane, which sells glasses in collaboration with various anime. Although my vision still seems to be working quite well, I thought the designs were too cool to pass...

Doll Point Akihabara Brings You Dollfie Dream

Doll collectors and Japanese figurine lovers rejoice. We might have just found the perfect mix between the two called "Dollfie Dream". Today we got to visit a store that was recently renovated called Doll Point AKIHABARA. Dollfie Dream has many different doll types that range from anime character collaborations, all the way to building your own custom doll. As you can...

Capcom Bar Lets You Game While You Drink

Themed cafes and bars is what we love. So it's no surprise after our visit to the Tokyo Ghoul Cafe that we would show up here at the Capcom Bar, located in Shinjuku. Inside the cafe you can see lots of famous characters. We decided to seat ourselves in the gaming area. While you wait for your food (or afterwards), you...

Retro Game Camp In Akihabara Is Nostalgia Overload

Today CJC took a cruise through Akihabara the land of electronics and nerdy goodies. Today we were in the mood to check out some retro game shops and although there is nowhere of a shortage in Akihabara, I really wanted to find somewhere with retro games and rarer commodities. Look no further than Retro Game CAMP! Joining us today is my...

Maid Cafe Maidreamin Will Take All Your Worries Away

Hey everyone, it's your boy Rose. After losing my chance with the girl of my dreams, and being told to lose weight, I've being living a cruel life everyday. Cheer up Rose! Nah, I'm finished. If you lose weight you'll be popular with the ladies right? For now just switch it up a bit. (Is he some kind of teenager going through puberty?...

Nakano Broadway is a haven for nerdy classics

After hearing about the abundance of unique stores, it was time for CJC to head over to Nakano Broadway. It's famous for it's abundance of shops carrying a huge variety of goods. However, what really stands out here are all the classic otaku goods they have. To make your way there just head right out side of Nakano Station's north entrance...

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