Super Advanced Otaku Origami

Super Advanced Otaku Origami

Here is one of the coolest origami pieces I have ever seen. What makes it so cool is that it’s totally otaku. I will admit, I didn’t have a clue what he was making till the music suddenly changed into the intro music that gives it away. I wont tell...

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Shinto shrine blesses Otaku’s PC and blogs

When the latest version of Norton Antivirus isn’t enough, you cold always talk your computer to the Kanda-Myojin shrine to be blessed by a Shinto priest. Just a short walk from Akihabara, you will fine the Kanda-Myojin shrine. On the outside, it may look like any other Shinto shrine in...

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AKIBA Today site launches

As an American covering Japan, I depend on blogs and other websites that offer glimpses into daily Japan. I believe many people would be surprised to see how many blogs I have in Google reader in my quest to catch things off the radar that other Japan focused blogs miss....

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5 reasons why Shoko Nakagawa is awesome

5 reasons why Shoko Nakagawa is awesome

If you don’t know who Shoko Nakagawa is, you have missed out on one of the most entertaining, funny, and truly moe idols ever. She is not only a successful gravure idol, but she can also sing, act, and is one of the biggest otaku in the world! Yep, you...

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Rei Ayanami car in Akihabara

Rei Ayanami car in Akihabara

Were police hassling this Otaku because they thought he was a serious threat, or were they just intrigued by his cool Rei Ayanami car? Chovitz posted about how this was his second time being questioned by police in Akihabara for no appearant reason. Sure, his car does stand out, but...

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Otaku room on FriendFeed

If you’re a fan of Japanese pop culture, or have you own blog related to anything Otaku, feel free to join my new FriendFeed room /Otaku. FriendFeed is a service that has been gaining a lot of publicity recently, and I am a big fan of it. With there being...

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Tomohiro Kato: Akihabara killer details

Lots of new details emerged since Sunday about the Tomohiro Kato Akihabara killings. Early on, the media turned their focus to the fact that he seemed to be a fan of doujinshi, military equipment, cars, and Miss Wide Open. Police found evidence of all of the above in his apartment,...

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What do Otaku dream about

So what do Otaku dream about? I think this movie just about sums it up. Except in my dreams, I tend to see Sora Aoi dressed as Rei from Neon Genesis Evangelion on my computer screen. This sorta reminds me of a new pilot for a Japanese drama show. I...

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Tokyology – Japanese Pop Culture Documentary

Tokyology – Japanese Pop Culture Documentary

Well, if you haven’t guessed it already, I’m a big fan, and somewhat of an addict to Japanese pop culture. The fact that you’re reading this blog probably makes you an addict too. One of my goals for 2008 is to make it over to Japan and experience it for...

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AkibaBlog now in English!

Good news to anyone that’s into Otaku type news, and doesn’t read Japanese. The famed Otaku AkibaBlog is now offered in English!

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Help your blog grow with OtakuStuff.com

I’m sitting here after an all-nighter working on OtakuStuff.com. It really has becoming an addiction, and I still don’t feel as though I’m finished messing with it. Its going to be an ongoing project of love, sweat, restless nights, and pineapple pocky. I have really high hopes for OtakuStuff.com since...

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