Although Akihabara had initially become famous for electronics, this shopping district is now more famous for being the capital of anime, manga and gaming. The nearest train station is Akihabara station, and you can really spend several days exploring this … Continue reading Things to do in Akihabara | Japanese Geek Culture
Japan’s long history of animation and cute mascots has led to its charming characters not only being iconic within Japan, but widely recognisable all around the world. But which of these characters is the most iconic? In 2018, the Japanese … Continue reading Japan Ranks its 10 Most Iconic Characters – Can you guess who’s number 1?
I don’t think there a single person on Earth that has not at least heard of Pokemon. This multi-billion dollar franchise has dug its way into our collective psyche and defined the childhoods of millions worldwide. A big reason for … Continue reading I Watched Pokemon for the First Time as an Adult