Paradise Lunches at the Osomatsu-san Cafe

It’s no secret I love anime cafes, there is something incredibly exciting about spending a lot of money on subpar food and getting a surprise coaster to me. The judgment-free atmosphere where you can bring your plush to hang out with you is certainly a plus(h), and it’s not unusual…

AnimeJapan 2018 Recap

I recently came back from another trip to Tokyo and have a lot I’m excited to write about. The highlight of my trip was most certainly AnimeJapan. Celebrating 5 years in 2018, I attended the fourth day of the four-day event on March 25. It was my first time attending…

The Otaku Guide to Ikebukuro: Updated for 2018!

Hello 2018! This is a major update of a post I made back in 2016, with much more information that has come with multiple trips to Japan. I hope you can make good use of the information here on your own trips to Tokyo. When in Japan, all otaku make…

My Solo Traveler’s Guide to Visiting Japan Alone

I count my blessings often that I have a job that has provided me with the ability to do some traveling. I had always written off Japan as being too expensive while growing up, but between student loan and rent payments, I’ve been fortunate to scrap together the money to…

The Osomatsu-san Cafe Experience

Anime food tastes better than regular food. It’s a fact that anything with your favorite character on it is going to taste better, and Osomatsu-san‘s staff seems to know this well. At any given time around Tokyo, there’s an event happening featuring exclusive merchandise or goodies to obtain. It’s equal…