Japanese youth culture
Japanese youth culture is a style for the youth and teen. The youth culture include Japanese idol, visual kei, gothic lolita, Nagoya kei and gyaru. The cultures such as Japanese idol and visual kei b...
11 Of The Hottest Women Of Cosplay
In the last few years, fan culture has been on the rise and is becoming a part of modern culture. Everyone who is a fan of anything come out to expo’s and conventions to join in on the fun of geek cul...
Gyaru Interview - Japanese Kuro Gyaru Unit Black Diamond in Shibuya - YouTube
A Shibuya interview with several leaders of Japan's 100+ member strong kuro gyaru (dark skinned gals) group, Black Diamond. The gals talk about gyaru fashion...
Gyaru - Gyaru Interview - Japanese Kuro Gyaru Unit Black Diamond in Shibuya
A Shibuya interview with several leaders of Japan's 100+ member strong kuro gyaru (dark skinned gals) group, Black Diamond. The gals talk about gyaru fashion...
Cosplay
Cosplay (コスプレ, kosupure), a portmanteau of the words costume play, is a performance art in which participants called cosplayers wear costumes and fashion accessories to represent a specific c...
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Gyaru
Gyaru (ギャル) is a Japanese transliteration of the English word gal. The name originated from a 1970s brand of jeans called "gurls", with the advertising slogan: "I can't live without men", and was ...
Gyaru - Wikipedia
Otaku
Otaku (おたく/オタク) is a Japanese term for people with obsessive interests, commonly the anime and manga fandom. Its contemporary usage originated with Akio Nakamori's 1983 essay in Manga Burikko. Ot...
Otaku - Wikipedia
11 Of The Hottest Women Of Cosplay
In the last few years, fan culture has been on the rise and is becoming a part of modern culture. Everyone who is a fan of anything come out to expo’s and conventions to join in on the fun of geek cul...
Bromide (Japanese culture)
In Japan, bromide (ブロマイド), or promide (プロマイド) refers to a category of commercial photographic portraits of celebrities including geisha, singers, actors and actresses of both stage and film, and sport...
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope is a 2011 documentary film on the San Diego Comic-Con International, directed by Morgan Spurlock.The film follows five subjects: aspiring comics artists Skip Harvey...
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope - Wikipedia
Moetan
Moetan (もえたん) is a series of English language study aid published by SansaiBooks in Japan. Targeted at otaku, it attempted to teach English words using examples drawn from computer games and anim...
Moetan - Wikipedia
Cosplay Complex
Cosplay Complex (こすぷれCOMPLEX) is a comedy anime original video animation that is centered on the after school cosplay club at East Oizumi Academy. The girls in the club practice so that they may o...
Cosplay Complex - Wikipedia
Erika Miyoshi
Erika Miyoshi (三好 絵梨香, Miyoshi Erika, born November 8, 1984 in Sapporo, Hokkaidō Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese pop singer and former member of the Hello! Project-associated trio v-u-den.
Robin Shoko Okada
Robin Shoko Okada (岡田ロビン翔子, Okada Robin Shōko) is a member of the Nice Girl Project! and former member of Hello! Pro Egg.
Akio Nakamori
Akio Nakamori (中森 明夫, Nakamori Akio), real name Ansaku Shibahara (柴原安作, Shibahara Ansaku), is a columnist and editor born on January 1, 1960 in Mie Prefecture, Japan. He is credited as...
Naomi Tamura
Naomi Tamura (田村直美, Tamura Naomi) is a Japanese pop singer and songwriter who debuted in 1994 with the song Jiyuu no Hashi. She is best known for singing theme songs for popular Anime series ...
Kigurumi
Kigurumi (着ぐるみ) is the Japanese name for costumed performers who represent cartoon characters, often animals. The name comes from the Japanese verb kiru (着る, to wear) and noun nuigurumi...
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Ranzuki
Ranzuki is a fashion magazine published monthly in Japan by Bunka-sha Publishing & Co.. A gal magazine, Ranzuki mainly targets women in their teens and shows its preference for dark-skin and 109 i...
Ranzuki - Wikipedia
Ōkina otomodachi
Ōkina otomodachi (大きなお友達) is a Japanese phrase that literally means “a big friend” or “an adult friend”. Japanese otaku use it to describe themselves as adult fans of an anime, a manga, or a TV s...
Mr. (artist)
Mr. (b. 1969, Cupa), real name Masakatsu Iwamoto, is a Japanese contemporary artist, based in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. A former protégé of Takashi Murakami, Mr.'s work debuted in both solo and group...
Yumi Adachi
Yumi Adachi (安達 祐実, Adachi Yumi, born 14 September 1981 in Taito, Tokyo) is a Japanese actress, model and singer.
Adachi appeared in Kiyoshi Kurosawa's 2005 horror film Loft.
Moe sangyo
Moe sangyō (萌え産業, "moe business") is a Japanese term that refers to entertainment industries relating to otaku - primarily anime, manga, and video games. The word "moe" literally means "budding" o...
Yurina Kumai
Yurina Kumai (熊井 友理奈, Kumai Yurina, born 3 August 1993 in Kanagawa, Japan) is a Japanese pop singer currently performing in the all-girl group Berryz Kobo, under Hello! Project. Kumai joined H...
Megumi Murata
Megumi Murata (村田 めぐみ, Murata Megumi), born March 3, 1981 in Sendai is a former member and sub-leader of Melon Kinenbi, an all-girl J-pop group formerly within Hello! Project, currently workin...
Irori Maeda
Irori Maeda (前田 彩里, Maeda Irori, born 7 May 1997 in Hyogo) is a Japanese pop singer and former member of the Japanese idol group AKBN0. She is a former Hello Pro Egg member. She joined Hello! ...
My Girlfriend's a Geek
My Girlfriend's a Geek (腐女子彼女。, Fujoshi Kanojo.) is a Japanese light novel series in two volumes by Pentabu based on a popular blog of the same name with 11 million pageviews. A manga adaptati...
My Girlfriend's a Geek - Wikipedia
Miyoko Asada
Miyoko Asada (浅田 美代子, Asada Miyoko, born February 15, 1956) is a Japanese actress. She is a former pop idol. She is a high school dropout.
Jin Akanishi
Jin Akanishi (赤西 仁, Akanishi Jin, born July 4, 1984) is a Japanese musician, singer-songwriter and actor. He has been active since 1998, first as one of the two lead vocalists of the popular J...
Jin Akanishi - Wikipedia
Junko Kawada
Junko Kawada (Kawada Junko, 河田純子, born 22 November 1974) is a Japanese former model and pop singer, who released her first single on 1 March 1989. Her final release as a pop artist was on 25 October 1...