Magikarp Taiyaki Cakes in Japan!

Pokemon fans rejoice! You can now eat one of your not-so-favorite Pokemon: Magikarp. The Yokohama Kuikoan taiyaki (fish-shaped cake) shop locations in Yokohama Nishiguchi, Minato Mirai, Akihabara, and Kichijoji, are now selling Magikarp taiyaki filled with custard. The Pokemon taiyaki sells for 191 yen or $1.65 US Dollars. Magikarp taiyaka that is filled with anko…

Plum Blossom Season in Japan!

Everyone is familiar with the Japan’s Sakura (Cherry Blossom) Season in late-March to Mid-April, but there is another beautiful flower in Japan: the Plum Blossom. For those not familiar with Plum Blossoms, they can easily be mistaken for Sakura. Plum Blossom season has arrived to Tokyo, as hotter temperatures has caused them to bloom slightly…

Kisenosato Chanko Ramen Special!

Everyone in Japan is still celebrating the promotion of Kisenosato to Yokozuna, which makes him the first Japan-born Yokozuna in 19 years. And now, products from Ibaraki prefecture (his birthplace) are selling-out fast, including this awesomely delicious item: Special Kisenosato Chanko Ramen! The cup noodles, made by Sanyo Food, have a smiling Kisenosato on the…

Tokyu Hands and Sword Art Online Collaboration!

Sword Art Online is continuing its collaborations by joining Tokyu Hands in a special event everyone can enjoy. From January 28th to March 5th, 2017, cardboard cutouts of SAO characters wearing Tokyu Hands uniforms will be placed at the Shibuya, Sapporo, and Sendai Tokyu Hands stores. The cutouts will be perfect for selfies and other…

Sword Art Online and FOVE Team-up!

In virtual reality news, Sword Art Online and VR company FOVE have teamed-up to allow you to meet Asuna, one of SAO’s main characters, in the virtual world! Asuna will talk to you and explain all of the VR functions on FOVE’s home screen, and she can also detect your gaze–which is one of FOVE’s…

Osomatsu-san and Sanrio Team-up for Pop-up Store!

Osomatsu-san, the popular TV anime, is collaborating with Sanrio to bring a pop-up store to Tokyo Station. The collaboration will be known as “Osomatsu-san x Sanrio Characters,” and will run from February 3rd to 15th. The store is set to sell more than 200 limited-edition items. The concept is actually pretty funny. The sextuplets in…