Top 3 Things to Do in Osaka

Top 3 Things to Do in Osaka

Osaka is one of the largest and most populated cities of Japan. It is also part of the Keihanshin metropolis, which includes the three largest Japanese cities (except Tokyo): Kyoto, Kobe and Osaka. It is not a surprise that millions of tourists travel to this amazing city every year. Besides Osaka Castle, there are dozens of interesting sights and programs in Osaka as well. If you are planning to travel to Osaka and you have no idea what to do there (or rather, where to start exploring th... [ read more ]

Largest Manga Shops in Tokyo

Largest Manga Shops in Tokyo

Nowadays manga, the 100% Japanese 'comic book' is very popular all around the world. Not only kids, but adults enjoy the animated adventures of given characters as well. The topic of a manga can be action, adventure, sports, romance, comedy, drama, sci-fi, suspense, horror, business and almost everything you can imagine. Tokyo, the capital of the Land of the Rising Sun has hundreds of manga shops; which are also called otaku shops. If you happen to be in Tokyo and you are a fan of these c... [ read more ]

Best Cosplay Cafés in Tokyo

Best Cosplay Cafés in Tokyo

If you are a fan of anime and manga, then you surely know what a cosplay café is. But if you are not familiar with the term 'otaku', this article may be useful for you. Cosplay cafés and restaurants are places where the staff is dressed in cosplays (costumes which represent certain anime characters). These are usually maid and butler cafés (meido and shitsuji kafe), the waiters and waitresses are dressed in elegant maid and butler costumes. You may be surprised, but even males can be dres... [ read more ]