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Otaku culture articles written from a fan’s point of view: Opinions, tributes, analyses, otaku history, and many more.

Anime 11 hours ago

3-Gatsu No Lion: We open a Hinata no Takaramono 8-pack box!

3-Gatsu No Lion is one of the popular anime titles from the Fall 2016 season. It features a competitive shogi player as he battles with

Anime 1 day ago

What is Godzilla? The Legacy of the King of Monsters

Shin Godzilla has already made 7.5 billion yen at the box office in Japan, and it’s still on a roll since its global distribution has just

Anime 1 day ago

Dragon Ball: The Works that Influenced the Series

Hi! This is Mokugyo with another Anime Study! Believe it or not, Dragon Ball started serializing in in Weekly Shōnen Jump in 1984. 26 years later I

2 days ago

We Tried Pulling ¥100,000 Worth of ‘Ichiban-kuji’ featuring Kimi no Na wa.!

What is Ichiban-kuji? A way to get your hands on premium anime items! In Japan there is a way to get your hands on

Anime 1 week ago

We Got a Whole Multi-pack of Glico Caramels Containing One Piece Prizes!

What do you get if you buy a multi-pack of Glico Caramels? A LOT of One Piece goodies! There are lot of anime-related goods sold here

Anime 1 week ago

ONE PIECE: Is there a Connection Between the Height of Mugiwara Crew Members and that of Japanese People?

Hello, me fellow anime enthusiasts! This is Mokugyo, and here I am with another Anime Study for Manga.Tokyo! In Japan, the professional basketball league

AnimeManga 2 weeks ago

Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju isn’t Just About Rakugo

I love stories that show clumsy people who can not live without doing what they can devote themselves to. I love characters who steadily put

Anime 2 weeks ago

Kimi no Na Wa (Your Name) and Its Story of Success

Hello, readers of Manga.Tokyo, and welcome to another article of my Anime Studies series. This is Mokugyo, and this time I am going to track

Anime 2 weeks ago

Kimi no Na wa. and Seichi Junrei: Travelling to the Holy Places of Japanese Anime

Kimi no Na wa. has exceeded all expectations: having made more than 12 billion yen, it’s real life locations started to attract a huge number

3 weeks ago

The Reasons Why Kimi no Na wa. (Your Name.) is Such a Big Hit

In only 28 days since its release, Your Name. has made over 11.1 billion yen at the Japanese box office . This film is

Anime 3 weeks ago

Who is Ryokugyuu, One of the Three Navy Admirals in One Piece?

Hello, everyone! I’m Mokugyo(木魚), a Japanese otaku that loves anime. Through my Anime Study I want to take you in a journey of otaku