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Article by Lorelei VanderGriend

Underground Male Idol Group: Broom☆

Japan is chock-full of idol groups that have made it big. To fans, they are faraway and untouchable. But what if you could have a more sincere and close-up expe

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Sight in Osaka

Kitahama Retro Building

Located opposite the Osaka Securities Exchange and facing Nakanoshima Park, this Western-style two-storey building dates back to 1912. Declared a Registered Tan

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Sight in Tokyo

Moomin Bakery & Cafe

This theme bakery and cafe is dedicated to the popular Scandinavian comic and cartoon "The Moomins".

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Sight in Oita

Snoopy Tea House (Yufuin)

This cafe and toy store specializes in Peanuts-themed foods and goods. Snoopy is a very iconic character in Japan and has inspired many of the dishes and drinks

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Sight in Oita

Kiki's Bakery

This bakery was created after the image of the bakery from the Ghibli movie "Kiki's Delivery Service". The bakery offers fresh butter croissants and other handm

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Article by Angie Rin

5 Easy Tips to Help you Stay on Budget at Japan’s Game Centers

Japan’s game centers (arcades) are the best of the best: an endless selection of games, great prizes, and a super fun time! I will say though that for some, the

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Sight in Kanagawa

Sega Yokohama Chinatown

Sega Yokohama Chinatown is a game center and video game arcade right by Chinatown's east entrance.

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Article by Julia Lai

Coco Chanel Game Center

 Chanel has opened a limted pop up game center at Case B Harajuku.Here you can experience retro games featuring chanel products etc.As well trying your luck at

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Article by Tokyo Creative

Japan is making a moving Gundam statue

This 18 meter walking Gundam statue will be erected in summer of 2020, at the peak of the Olympics at Yamashita Pier in Yokohama, just outside of Tokyo.

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Article by Asha Mehta

Tokyo for otakus- the complete guide

This is a guide to all the anime, manga and gaming related Shopping, Museums, Theme Parks and Cafes found in Tokyo. The google maps locations are listed beside

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Article by Kerstin Yamane

Sailor Moon Theme Cafe

The new opening of the Sailor Moon Theme Cafe has already been yearningly awaited by all Sailor Moon fans. The cafe opened in the four cities Tokyo, Nagoya, Osa

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Article by Julia Lai

Ride a cafe bus to see the real life locations from the film Your Name

thumb-1920-736461.png 2.15 MBphoto  via (wall-alphacoders.com)The award winning, highest grossing film and  extremely popular anime film Your Name (Kimi No Na

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Article by Julia Lai

Power Up like A Saiyan with the Dragon Ball X Lipovitan-D

Power up like Goku and friends from the Dragon Ball Z series , by drinking the drink Lipovitan-D.Lipovitan-D is a energy drink popular and trusted in Japan, des

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Sight in Tokyo

Battledore Museum

As the name suggests, this museum is dedicated to everything about Battledores, from their history to production methods. Battledore is a game resembling modern

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Sight in Tokyo

Battledore Museum

As the name suggests, this museum is dedicated to everything about Battledores, from their history to production methods. Battledore is a game resembling modern

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Sight in Tokyo

Sofmap (Akihabara Buy-out Center)

Sofmap is an electronics store chain which sells new and second-hand equipment and also buys used digital goods and game software.

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Article by Bethany Beffinee

You can get Magikarp Taiyaki in Akihabara!

Taiyaki is a fish-shaped cake that is a very popular treat in Japan. Don’t worry though, the cake doesn’t taste like fish! Taiyaki is usually filled with a traditional red bean paste, but can be found in many different flavours such as custard, chocolate, cream and sweet potato.

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Article by Liz Avocado

Top 5 Geek Spots in Tokyo

The Pokémon store in Character Street1. Pokémon StoreYou will probably have your biggest geek out in a Pokémon store, because who doesn't love Pokémon? There a

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Article by Mike B

Another Iconic Nintendo Character Turns 25: Celebrate at Lawson's!

25 years ago, one of Nintendo's most iconic characters came to life.  Although Mario's creator Shigeru Miyamoto had a hand in developing this new brand of hero,

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Sight in Kyoto

Nintendo Headquarters

Nintendo headquarters in Kyoto are not accessible to public.

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Article by Sam Lesmana

6 Places to visit if you like anime and manga

Merch stores, themed cafés, Akihabara, manga museums... there are many things manga and anime fans can do when they visit Japan that they often don't have the c

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Sight in Osaka

Pokemon Center Osaka

Osaka City's Pokemon Center is located on the 13th floor of the Daimaru department store right by Umeda Station.

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Sight in Tottori

Izumi Game Hall

First opened in 1961, this retro gaming arcade has recently been renovated by the Misasa Ryokan Association. At Izumi Game Hall, visitors can experience the nos

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Hotel in Osaka

Yoshi's House

Conveniently located just a 3-minute walk from both JR Nanba Station and Nankai Nanba Station, Yoshi’s House offers unique retro-style accommodation. Lively Dot

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Sight in Tokyo

Final Fantasy Eorzea Cafe

The Final Fantasy Eorzea Cafe recreates the world of the famous and popular game "Final Fantasy" through its interior decoration and menu items. The cafe also hosts various events related to the game.

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Sight in Tokyo

Akihabara Super potato

A video game paradise that is a treasure trove for retro game lovers, selling everything from Game Watch to all classic Nintendo systems. There is also a vintage game arcade on the 5th floor of Super Potato.

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Sight in Kanagawa

Sega Yokohama Chinatown

Sega Yokohama Chinatown is a game center and video game arcade right by Chinatown's east entrance.

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Article by Miki P

Hello Kitty Tea House - Kyoto

This traditional Japanese tea house isn't a normal tea house, but is designed completely with a Hello Kitty vibe, where guests can enjoy the iconic Sanrio Character while also enjoying a taste of Japanese culture.

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Nagomi-style. cafe akiba

Nagomi-style. cafe akiba is an internet/manga cafe designed like a traditional inn, with tatami floors and lanterns and the staff are wearing kimonos.

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Article by Julia Lai

Power Up like A Saiyan with the Dragon Ball X Lipovitan-D

Power up like Goku and friends from the Dragon Ball Z series , by drinking the drink Lipovitan-D.Lipovitan-D is a energy drink popular and trusted in Japan, des

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Article by Liz Avocado

Top 5 Geek Spots in Tokyo

You will probably have your biggest geek out in a Pokémon store, because who doesn't love Pokémon? There are 2 main Pokémon stores located in Tokyo.

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Sight in Tokyo

J-World Tokyo

J-WORLD TOKYO is a facility in Ikebukuro which has attractions of ‘ONE PIECE’, ‘DRAGON BALL’ and ‘NARUTO’.

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How Much Do They Know About Anime? [Ft. Abroad in Japan & The Anime Man]

Joey, The Anime Man, tests Chris from Abroad in Japan and Emma from Tokidoki Traveller how much anime they know!

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Sight in Fukuoka

Snoopy Town Shop (Fukuoka Parco)

The cartoon-themed shop is located in the Tenjin Charapark, short for Character Park, within the Fukuoka Parco shopping mall. The Charapark is a floor full of o

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Sight in Saitama

Saitama Municipal Cartoon Art Museum

Saitama Municipal Cartoon Art Museum exhibits both permanent collections and temporary, special exhibitions.

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Sight in Saitama

Saitama Municipal Cartoon Art Museum

Saitama Municipal Cartoon Art Museum exhibits both permanent collections and temporary, special exhibitions.

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Moomin Bakery & Cafe

This theme bakery and cafe is dedicated to the popular Scandinavian comic and cartoon "The Moomins".