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Japan’s Sexy Drift Angels 7th Member is a Costumed Cat Girl

Sexy Drift Angels Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Up-chan Proves Japan Loves Cuteness and Sexiness Equally Sexy Drift Angels (Grid Girls) as they are normally referred to at races are a huge part of motorsports. They might even play a bigger role in Japanese motorsports as they are huge for marketing. They are usually dressed in a mix of elegance and sexiness which seem a bit of a

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Nakano Broadway : Tokyo’s Less Known Otaku Paradise

Nakano Broadway Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nakano Broadway. Photo © YOSHIAKI MIURA Tokyo — Many people are aware of Akihabara. What most geeks/nerds/otaku around the world are not aware of is Nakano Broadway. This is the district for enthusiast of pop culture. There are dozens of manga, anime and retro collectors shops. There are 5 floors and boast 300 shops and restaurants. The location sits at

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OMG! The Best CYBERPUNK MAID CAFE Ever!

CYBERPUNK MAID CAFE Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 4 minutes CYBERPUNK MEETS KAWAII Akiba Zettai Ryoiki has made a name for itself because it is foreigner-friendly and has a super kawaii vibe. Their maids are usually very energetic and have cat ears that go along with their maid outfits. The translation from Google on their website does not translate well, “a maid cafe where cats (cast members) who want to

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Akihabara Japan

Akihabara Japan Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Akihabara (秋葉原), also called Akiba after a former local shrine, is a district in central Tokyo. Akihabara (秋葉原), also called Akiba after a former local shrine, is a district in central Tokyo that is famous for its many electronics shops. In more recent years, Akihabara has gained recognition as the center of Japan’s otaku (diehard fan) culture, and many shops

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Aniplex

Aniplex USA Geek Impulse Japan

Reading Time: 9 minutes Kanji name: アニプレックス Foundation date: 1995-09 Aniplex Inc. is a Japanese anime and music production company owned by Sony Music Entertainment Japan Official website: Aniplex (Japanese) Aniplex USA Anime with which this company was involved: (English version) Aldnoah.Zero (TV): Internet Streaming Sword Art Online II (TV): Internet Streaming (Japanese version) 009-1 (TV) : Animation Production Assistance, Music Production A-Channel (TV)

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Rem is Best Girl! $26,000 on Your Favorite Anime Character?

Re:Zero - Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 1 minute Obsessive Over Rem from Re:Zero  or Super Fan?   Rem from Re:Zero is undoubtedly a likable character. We at Geek Impulse like Rem. However it seem as though a super fan from Japan is all about that Re:Zero life. A Twitter user by the name of  Onika_Rem0202 has dedicated a sizable amount of his paychecks on decorating his room and car with Rem.   

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