Anime Archive

Best Anime Collab Cafe: Ikebukuro Trattoria PARADiSO

An anime collaboration cafe that’s not at Animate? The struggle to enter an anime collaboration cafe has become a rite of passage for many anime fans in Japan. Online reservations are commonplace along with early morning lines for …

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Startup Series Part 1: What is Startup Weekend Tokyo Anime?

Startup Series Part 1 In this series, Around Akiba delves into the world of entrepreneurs building “otaku” startups. Move over Silicon Valley, Tokyo and otaku are here Startups. Sure, you’ve probably heard of them. Facebook and Twitter, right? …

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Hatsune Miku Ukiyoe

Hatsune Miku Ukiyoe : Tokaido Diva Hatsune Miku

Hobby Stock Announces Pre-orders for Third Print Release of Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints of Hatsune Miku: Tokaido Diva Hatsune Miku Hobby Stock is slated to release 100 new prints for the third edition printing of Hatsune Miku Ukiyoe Woodblock …

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Chill out at Sweet Nightmare Café!

          The popular concept Café & bar Sweet Nightmare offers a special campaign: all customers who arrive before 8 PM, get their first drink for free! How generous of them! Nothing beats a nice cold …

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Macross F Summer Festival!

      The event took place on the 1st floor of Bellesalle in Akihabara, on July 26th. To celebrate the sale of a new Pachinko game machine, “Fever Macross Frontier 2”, the Macross summer festival was held. …

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