The motor show that makes its way to Fukuoka every 2 years is back at last! At the forefronts of this is asianbeat in collaboration with this event to bring you the "Itasha Award."
In this feature we'll be introducing you to Fukuoka's anime and cosplay scene, but the term "otaku" doesn't just apply to a single subculture, it's used to refer to "enthusiasts" of various genres.
Having gained popularity, especially among high school and university girls, is the smart phone app, ‘Touch Detective – Mushroom Garden.’
Not only has excitement over the character gained momentum app-wise, but now this very same enthusiasm has even begun to pour over into the world of goods and even CDs!
News broadcasts have shown that photochemical substances spiraling across China have recently made their way to Japan, and citizens are on high alert, sending Japan's "mask culture" into overdrive!
Know what the most popular smart phone apps for high school and university girls in Japan are at the moment? Introducing 'Nameko' and the "Mushroom Garden"!
From July 12-16, 2012, I took part in the 8th annual China International Comics and Games Expo (CCG), which was held at the site of the former 2010 Shanghai World Expo.
In this 8th installment of Otaku’s @ Home we’re beginning to learn that the otaku gene may in fact be hereditary! Such is the case with this husband and wife otaku who have passed on their interests to their son.