Hide and Seek with Osomatsu-san in Roppongi

You usually don’t have to play hide and seek with Osomatsu-san when in Japan. They come to you. They’re everywhere. Their big eyes watch you from every shop window, you hear Iyami singing in every Tower Records, you hear the opening themes blaring from the open door of every arcade…

The Otaku Guide to Ikebukuro

UPDATE Find an updated version of this post, with many more locations here! When in Japan, all otaku make Akihabara their first destination. But did you know that Ikebukuro is a better bet if you lean more on the side of series catered to women? Ikebukuro anime stores are not…

Osomatsu-san x Bakudanyaki

One thing I’m insanely jealous of is Japan’s incredibly involved ways of catering to their audience. Osomatsu-san, being at the height of its popularity when I was over in Tokyo last March, had tons and tons of collaborations all around the city, and my favorite was most definitely the collaboration…

New Bloom

On April 18th, 2016, I started jaci.moe. This post is more or less the cutting of the ribbon, an introduction to a website that I’m not really sure what will manifest into. I’ve often thought that the quietest people have the loudest minds, and find myself to be a perfect…