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Ghibli Sweets Will Brighten Your Day

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Ghibli is among one of Japan's biggest succeses in the animation scene and what isn't to love about it? With many cute distinctive classic characters , it's no wonder it's adored by fans all over the world. It's so big that places like Shiro-Hige's Cream Puff Factory in Setagawa have been popping up recently. This little cozy place offers many kinds...

Horror and Retro Arcade Games Were Never a Better Combination

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It's ya boy Rose, and today our new reporter Megumi and I decided to go back to my home in China to celebrate the Lunar Festival. Well, that was sort of a lie, but we did manage to visit a horror house and game center called "Warehouse Kawasaki"  located in, well, Kawasaki, that had a Chinese sort of atmosphere...

Get Lost for Hours With Pachinko and Slots

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Have you ever heard of pachinko and slot?Pachinko and slots is one of Japan's establishments of entertainment and has a rich history for more than have a century. This time I, Rose, got the chance to experience Japanese milestone pachinko and slot. The name of the place is THE CITY BELLE CITY Kawasaki location, located just outside of Kawasaki station. The...

Fun Ghibli Good’s Store in Kamakura

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Ghibli is one thing that is known all over Japan. As you may also know, it has gain quite a bit of popular for some time now among foreigners alike. Because of this ongoing trend it's no surprise there are many different Ghibli stores all over Japan. That's why today we decided to check out a Ghibli good's store...

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...

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...

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Doll Point Akihabara Brings You Dollfie Dream

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