Hiroyuki Nishimura, the creator of 2ch

You can’t call yourself a true Otaku if you don’t know what 2ch (aka 2channel) is. Wired Magazine has an article about Hiroyuki Nishimura, the gamer who created the largest bulletin board / forum in the world, 2ch. 2ch started out as just a site for Japanese gamers, but soon...

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Dragonball Z: The Real Vegeta

Dragonball Z: The Real Vegeta

First there was the Real Mario, then came the Real Pikachu, now the infamous badboy from Dragonball Z has received the real treatment. Here’s the Real Vegeta from Deviant artist MetaleoneRJ.

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Hello Kitty – Sisters of Battle

Who said Warhammer 40k was a male oriented, gothic themed game must not know a gamer called Katherine. She has taken her love of the iconic Hello Kitty world into the game which she loves. She is an avid collector of Warhammer 40k models, but chooses to do things her...

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Akihabara Stores: Tora no Ana

Akihabara Stores: Tora no Ana

That building you see above is one of the pillars of Otakuism (yea, I probably just made up that word) in Akihabara. It’s called Tora no Ana, but to some, it’s known as the “Tiger Pit” (from the classic manga, Tiger Mask). Tora no Ana’s mascot, which is on top...

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