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Anime, Bizarre

The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage first anniversary celebration in Shinjuku

The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage first anniversary celebration in Shinjuku

Colorful animation characters adorn the walls and pillars of the underground concourse of Tokyo’s Shinjuku railroad station on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, in Tokyo, Japan. (All photos by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) […]

Anime, Bizarre

Akihabara Shrine offers memorial services for dead anime figures

Akihabara Shrine offers memorial services for dead anime figures

A shrine maiden posed for a portrait in front of the entrance of Akihabara shrine in Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan. June 27, 2016. (Photo by Richard Atrero de Guzman/AFLO) Anime figures […]

Anime, Bizarre, Features

A look at Akihabara’s Otaku Culture

A look at Akihabara’s Otaku Culture

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) A maid cos-player hands out a leaflet to a man on the street. Akihabara is a well-known district in Tokyo […]

Features, Modern Japan

Akihabara Maids – Water Sprinkling 2011

Akihabara Maids – Water Sprinkling 2011

July 31st, 2011- Tokyo, Japan- Maid cos-players sprinkling water: This summer, Japan is concerned for saving electricity due to the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster. Maids cosplayers are doing water sprinkling to make the temperature cooler in […]

Anime, Bizarre

Figurines Treasure Festa

Figurines Treasure Festa

Major figurine makers and collectors gather at Tokyo Big Sight on Tuesday.