Fashion

Boomslank

Beat the heat with Boomslank's upgraded "Carwash" shirt


It's about to get refreshing in here
May 22
Summer's looking hotter than ever this year and our friends at Boomslank have just what we need to conquer the scorching heat. Since water can cool people down during this season, the group's "Carwash" shirt is back with a ne... read
Boomslank

Sweet! Boomslank's "Zero Frame" and "Ronin" shirts get reprinted


It's time for a new mecha upgrade!
Mar 31
Listen up, people; our pals at Boomslank have decided to reprint two shirts recently. In case you missed out on purchasing their "Zero Frame" and/or "Ronin" shirt, the two apparels have returned to their store. Best of all, t... read
Boomslank

Get absorbed into Boomslank's "Reflection"


Boomslank's crew hit us with another solid design
Feb 20
Well, it looks like the guys at Boomslank are at it again, as they release another fine piece of apparel for the masses to wear. Interestingly, the guys came up with a short animation to go with their new shirt, "Reflection'... read
JoJo's Hoodies

Stardust Crusaders hoodies are JoJo's Bizarre Apparel


Wear 'em like arcana
Aug 07
Have you ever wanted a Stand of your very own? Too bad, they aren't real, but clothing brand BEAMS may have just brought us the next best thing, in the form of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure-themed hoodies, designed to look like St... read
Gundam watch

It's time to buy a Gundam new watch


No Char jokes here
Jun 26
Gundam has seen its share of plenty of merchandise tie-ins. Lately the series has begun really branching into the fashion and accessories market, but none of it has really tickled my fancy. This new Casio G-Shock watch is exa... read
Ultraman

The Mother of Ultra has a mean shopping streak


Is your mom that hot?
Jun 23
Does it ever freak you out when your mom tries to dress sexy? Imagine being Ultraman! The Mother of Ultra has shown up alongside some well dressed Kaiju in new ads for AMU shopping complex, showing off huge leaps and Ultra dance moves. Yeah, I feel uncomfortable too. However, I have a strong need to shop now. read
Fashion

How Uniqlo plans to conquer America


Japanese retailer has methodical plans for US domination
Apr 13
If you're not yet familiar with Uniqlo, now is a good time to brush up on the company. Slowly but surely, the Japanese giant is rolling out stores across the US with plans of taking over the country with low-priced and well-p... read
Fashion

Which Japanese menswear magazine are you?


ACL provides insight into the wide array of premium men's mags
Mar 29
A Continuous Lean is one of the premiere sites for menswear content, and they have a nice breakdown of some of the Japanese men's magazines out there. If you've ever been interested in what Japan has to show you, their guide ... read
Fashion

Suit up with Boomslank's "Ronin"


Equip yourself for battle
Mar 22
Our buddies at Boomslank have a new designer t-shirt worth checking out. Titled "Ronin," the design features a kneeling samurai decked out in a set of ouyori -- the classic armor donned by warriors during their feudal age. Th... read
Evangelion

These Evangelion loafers are rather stylish


Loafer Unit 01, launch!
Mar 19
We've seen several Evangelion-themed products in the past, but these could perhaps be the most comfortable. Radio Eva and shoe designer Marqui have teamed up to create what they call 'Eva Toy Shoes', despite them being perfec... read
Sailor Moon

Models show off the upcoming Sailor Moon lingerie


I wish I was Tuxedo Mask
Feb 21
In the name of professional otaku journalism, we're obligated to report on the Sailor Moon lingere as much as necessary. Brittany already brought us word of the set's release, and now we've got images from a magazine ad campa... read
Attack on Titan

Spice up your life with titan underwear


Just a little advice from me!
Feb 21
Curious as to what type of themed underwear you should purchase next? Well let me answer that question for you: you should definitely buy yourself a pair of Colossal Titan boxers. Is there any other way to look fabulous? In a... read
Kill la Kill

New Kill la Kill shirt pays homage to Tarantino


J-list adds another exclusive parody tee
Feb 15
I would think by this point, everyone could agree that KILL la KILL favors style over substance, and that's not necessarily a bad thing. A lot of great show and films have done it over there years but nobody seems to embody t... read
Gundam neckties

Subtle-yet-spiffy otaku wear: Gundam-themed neckties


Ongoing news theme?
Feb 15
Gundam fans who also occasionally (or often) wear neckties, rejoice! There's a new set of awesome accessories for you, and they're available at the Odaiba Gundam store as well as the Neopasa store in a Shin-Toumei highway res... read
Nerd jewelry

Subtle nerdy jewelry: Legend of Zelda key necklaces


Don't go dungeon crawling without a key
Feb 14
It isn't uncommon to see folks wearing keys as jewelry, and for those nerds who like their geekdom to show, but subtly, a Small Key (or alternatively, Boss Key), might be just what you need. No heroic quests or magical abilit... read
Video

Hirose Dyeworks keeps a 400-year-old tradition alive


Kimono fabric dyers fight to stay alive in a new age
Feb 11
Take a minute and watch Yuichi Hirose narrate how Hirose Dyeworks keeps a 400-year-old kimono dyeing method alive in the modern day of Japan. The quality of their work is fantastic, as seen in the video and on their website.... read
Omocat

Omocat's weeaboo jacket is the baddest gear in town


Up your streetwear game like mad
Feb 06
Hey. Hey you. You want to rep your otaku pride, but tell other people not to mess with you? Omocat's got a fresh jacket coming out on February 28th, and it's worth considering buying. Just take a look at how badass it is. Wou... read
Attack on Titan shirts

Attack on Shopping Mall


Anime goods in unlikely places
Jan 30
I work on a college campus, so I can see Attack on Titan is all the rage with the kids nowadays, but I had no idea that its popularity had made its way to the local shopping mall! Apparently the purveyors of all things hip an... read
Hello Kitty shoes

New Hello Kitty shoes are a stylish delight


Rock the bow on your footwear
Dec 25
As if to emphasize the established fact that Hello Kitty is always in style, Randa have revealed some new shoes featuring Hello Kitty designs on them which are available now in stores and online. There are two styles of shoe ... read
Fashion

Check out the latest t-shirt design from Boomslank


A shirt for the fighter in all of us
Dec 21
Our good friends at Boomslank have released a brand new t-shirt for you to gush over. Simply titled "Tournament," their latest design depicts two schoolgirls exchanging blows on a busy street, surrounded by a crowd of on-look... read
Uniqlo

Uniqlo getting ready to stock loads of pop culture tees


Something for everyone
Dec 19
There's a whole new tee collection set to hit the shelves at Uniqlo sometime around Februrary and March of next year, and I'm thrilled to report that designs and characters from Disney, Sanrio, Peanuts, LINE, and even the Sim... read
Fashion

Keep warm this winter with Totoro leggings!


Show your otaku pride wherever you can
Nov 30
Want to show off your love of all things Ghibli, but aren't quite ready to don that Castle In The Sky-print dress? Slip on a pair of My Neighbor Totoro leggings, and show your fandom that way! Etsy user Zelas prints thes... read
Fashion

Hard Gay resurfaces as hard-body model


Christ, those abs
Nov 21
If you've been around the internets since the late aughts, you might remember Hard Gay Razor Ramon, known as Masaki Sumitani. A comedian/wrestler, Hard Gay terrorized people by trying to help them with his risqué antic... read
Rocking the polka-dotted ascot
One of the benefits of watching Blue Exorcist recently is that I've become familiar with fashion fiend (and classy-demon-about-town) Mephisto Pheles. Not only is this man rarely seen without a top hat AND cape, both of which ... read feature

Utena ankle boots

Look nearly as cool as Utena by wearing these ankle boots


I said "nearly as cool."
Nov 09
Zettai kutsu mokushiroku! The absolute shoe apocalypse is upon us, with retailer 2pmWorks making Utena Tenjou and Anthy Himemiya's footwear available for purchase. In real life. Like, you could actually own shoes inspired by ... read
Madoka Magica

Make the ladies jealous with your Madoka Magica sweater


It'll be the best $130 you spend all year
Nov 02
Are you ready for the latest hot drop in the world of menswear? You'd better call up your dealer in Japan, because Cospa is about to drop this Madoka Magica needlepoint sweater and workshirt combo that will make Yeezy jealous... read
Jojo stockings

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure tattoo tights for stylish otaku


I'd rock these. I'd rock these hard.
Oct 30
I love printed tights. Those weird printed spandex leggings are pretty cool too, but "tattoo stockings" are their own special brand of awesome. Now, I've never gotten to watch any of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure (though I'm curious) but I know I'd wear these tights out to a fancy dinner. I might even go out to meet their parents. read
Fashion

Anime characters rock real outfits


When street fashion meets anime
Oct 29
Ever wonder what anime characters would look like in real life? These wonderful photos were created because NEMOBRAND wanted to know. Even better, these selected anime characters were put into urban settings, just like what y... read
Cat tights

These new cat tights will make you purr in delight


All for a good cause
Oct 28
I may not be much of a cat person, but it's interesting to see that someone has made a set of feline tights that have the claw patterns in its design. On top of that, anyone that dons this adorable kitty look will have their ... read
Madoka Ties

Madoka Magica ties are a covert way to show your love


Plus, they're super fashionable.
Oct 23
Are you a massive Puella Magi Madoka Magica fan but you're also a business professional? That's often the case with hardcore fans, having to dress for a business environment when we'd rather come in to work cosplaying as Madoka or Homura. Thankfully, there's a compromise that we can all agree on: a line of ties based on your favorite characters from the series.  read
JapanLA

JapanLA stocks spooky bat sweaters and Sanrio dresses


Strut your stuff this Halloween in a kigurumi!
Oct 19
JapanLA is stocking new and old favorite items, just in time for Halloween, including spooky bat sweaters, adorable cat tights, and the cutest Sanrio oversized tank tops dresses this side of Galaxxxy's product line. Hey, I'd never be able to rock any of this stuff because it's likely far too small for me, but that doesn't mean I'm not salivating over it.  read
Segakawaii

Galaxxxy releasing new Segakawaii branded handbags


This will go great with my Mega Drive tote!
Oct 14
File this one under More Stuff I Found Online That I Absotively, Posilutely Need. Segakawaii is a collaboration between Sega and popular Japanese fashion brand Galaxxxy, known for its colorful attire, out-there patterns, and ... read
Custom Eva Nike sneakers

The custom Nike Evangelion sneakers to wage war for


All the sneakerheads be totes jelly over these
Aug 26
I am by no means a sneakerhead. I'll drop plenty of money on clothes, but sneakers are an area where I just put down the minimum on some Onitsuka Tigers or Adidas and call it a day. If you want to take your geek pride to the ... read
J-POP Summit's cute event

J-POP Summit taps into its cute side with a fashion event


My Harajuku can't be this cute.
Jun 17
After teaming up with ASOBISYSETM, J-POP Summit has gotten even more adorable, and it's all thanks to a fashion event that's invading San Francisco's Japantown! Their special attraction doesn't stop there, because they plan t... read
Casio G-Shock

Casio G-Shock watches are tough cookies


I'm sure I'd still break the heck out of it
May 29
Back in college I used to always sport Casio G-Shock watches. Tons of variety, tough as nails, and stylish for their time. Well, their looks haven't updated much and my love affair with brand fell off a bit. When I do see th... read
Evangelion Body Spray

Evangelion body spray is the Essence of Shinji


Irresistible to both ladies and apocalypses
Mar 13
Add another link to the illustrious, endless chain of Evangelion-themed merchandise, folks. Cosmetics brand Creer Beaute has shacked up with the brand that spawned a million torso-plugsuit water bottles to produce an appropri... read

Accel World AR shirts are as augmented as the show is


The future of clothing is here
Feb 10
Say what you will about Accel World, but one of the cooler things about it was its kickass vision of a future that's fully integrated with augmented reality (AR) tech. Imagine a world where Google Glasses fully took over, an... read

Lash out at your Evangelion obsession


Will the merch ever slow down
Feb 01
With the new, Evangelion 3.0 movie still burning in everyone's memory, the tidal wave of Neon Genesis Evangelion merchandise is not slowing down anytime soon. This time the target is young girls. When watching Evas ... read

Hey lady, Rei Ayanami called; She wants her plugsuit back


OMG IT'S TEH....Rei?
Nov 10
Look, miss, I understand the motivation here. Cosplay's cool, and as a hopeless nerd I applaud the apparent decision to make it part of the prestigious Victoria's Secret fashion show this year. Alongside Justin Bieber, a... read
Quit walking around naked
Since it's almost Halloween, we think it's about time we gave you guys another little treat. This time we have an awesome giveaway from our friends over at Boomslank.com. The Boomslank brothers kicked off their awesome T-shir... read feature







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