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On February 10th, there was a tournament for the game BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma in e-Sports Square Akihabara. However, this contest was different from a normal one. The BlazBlue tournament was all girls. That's right, n...
Long before Moe infected the alleys of Akihabara, it was known best for one thing, Electronics. Not many places captured the spirit of Akiba quite like the Radio Market. I'm sure most who have made the pilgrimage, are familia...
Seriously, there is a ridiculous amount of footage here courtesy of Japanese Youtuber GameEmpireHD, captured for your benefit (and presumably his ad revenue). These more than 75 minutes of collected play from Acquire's ...
The fun loving group of Dempagumi.inc was kind enough to sit down with me and chat about some of the things that they like. I will warn you right now, the audio does peak when these girls get going. So if you have your speak...


Today, I spent a few hours wandering about Akihabara. Since it's Sunday, the main electric district area is closed to vehicle traffic from 1-6 p.m., so everyone is free to roam safely up and down the street. A friend tells me...
Happy Father's Day to all you dads out there! And if you (or your dad, for that matter) happens to be a fan of father-and-daughter manga Yotsuba&!, Kotobukiya has a treat in store at their Akihabara branch. Anyone picking...
There is only one way that the Senran Kagura series could be advertised in Akihabara for the BD/DVD release and that is with oppai standees. Three of the main girls of the series, Ikaruga, Asuka, and Hibari got the 3D op...
Blond space loli magnet Char Aznable lives on in Gundam Cafe's spicy red hot curry. With curry that is advertised as being as antagonizing as Char is as a villain, and called Char Zaku Curry to even match the color of his ste...
If you happen to be around Akihabara from Valentine's day (Feb.14) through Feb. 29 this year, you're in luck! Now you could take your Love Plus girlfriend on a date from your device to 7-Eleven via their download service 7-sp...
I imagine there are a few of you out there that, for one reason or another, put up with the monotonous and wearisome preparation required for making instant ramen. Pouring hot water, only to have to wait patiently for three m...
Welcome back to JapanaTour, the series of articles that are created by mashing my fingers on a keyboard until something half legible appears. Raising the bar, folks!  It's time for a second trip into the otaku wonderland...
Welcome back to JapanaTour, the series of articles that makes me spend more time thinking of a witty opening line than actually writing meaningful words! This week, it seems I have the daunting task of describing Akihabara, t...