E3 Will Be a General Public Event for the First Time

E3 short for Electronic Entertainment Expo, is the most important industry event for those in the field of video games in the world. However because it was an industry event only video game developers, journalists, and other people whose field involve video games have been able to attend the show since its debut in 1995.

Continue reading E3 Will Be a General Public Event for the First Time

Museum News: Moto Hagio’s Artwork Gets Exhibit and Ghibli Enforces ID

Moto Hagio is a renowned shoujo mangaka with a large body of work to her name. The Kichijoji Art Museum will be hosting an exhibit starting April 9th on her sci-fi art called Moto Hagio Sci-Fi Original Space Play Exhibition, Fly Into a Different World.

Continue reading Museum News: Moto Hagio’s Artwork Gets Exhibit and Ghibli Enforces ID

World Record for Street Fighter V Being Held in Honor of Launch

Street Fighter V‘s world release in America and Europe (releasing 2 days later in Japan) will be celebrated in Manchester, England with the setting of a world record to be recorded in the Guinness World Record books.

Continue reading World Record for Street Fighter V Being Held in Honor of Launch

Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel New Trailer and Upcoming US Tourney

Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel is a fighting game where heroines from multiple Nitroplus titles battle against one another.

Today Marvelous Inc. uploaded an animated trailer featuring Super Sonico and her band, Astronomical Velocity, performing the theme of the game. The trailer showcased the fighters as well as previews of the game. It’s fair to assume some of the animated sequences will be in the intro video to the game.

Continue reading Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel New Trailer and Upcoming US Tourney

Weekly Worlwide Otaku Event Listing: September 10 – September 16, 2015

All of the events happening this week around the world concerning otaku culture. This isn’t simply a listing of conventions, each event has to have some focus on Japanese pop culture whether it be anime, video games, and so on and so forth.

Continue reading Weekly Worlwide Otaku Event Listing: September 10 – September 16, 2015

MomoCon Remains Silent About Claims of Harrassment (Updated)

MomoCon, a convention that took place in Atlanta, Georgia last weekend has been on blast by the cosplay community for a string of accusations concerning harassment cosplayers report experiencing throughout the weekend.

Continue reading MomoCon Remains Silent About Claims of Harrassment (Updated)

Free Comic Book Day 2015: Otaku Report

This was my first Free Comic Book Day, unfortunate circumstances have prevented me from attending the last two years but this year I had myself a comic book store road trip with friends where we hit five comics shops and I came out with a total of 30 something comics, with one third of them being of the free kind. Free Comic Book Day is a great day to interact with your local comic community and introduce people to the world of comics. Continue reading Free Comic Book Day 2015: Otaku Report