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Uzaki-chan Vtuber Plays Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

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Uzaki-chan Vtuber Plays Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

A few days ago, Uzaki-chan officially made her debut as a Vtuber. She interacts with Sakurai-senpai and plays Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Here's the video. As for the time of this writing, there is no announcement of Uzaki-chan continuing as a Vtuber. It seems the Vtuber video was primarily a promotion for the Uzaki-chan wa Asobitai! anime. Correction: Previous videos existed....

 03, 2020   
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The Rise of Fate Vtubers?

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The Rise of Fate Vtubers?

Because of the recent Fate/Extra announcement stream featuring Vtuber Rin, it seems TYPE-MOON studio BB and TYPE-MOON could be planning for more future Vtubers streams. Here's their archived stream. In the past, they've did a live stream featuring Nero during April Fools 2014 on Niconico.Also, similarly, a fan produced an unofficial Fate/Stay night Saber stream with a British accent English voice ...

 27, 2020   
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WEBGYM Fitness App has Vtuber Trainer

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WEBGYM Fitness App has Vtuber Trainer

So I've discovered a Japanese fitness app called WEBGYM. When I checked it out deeper, I surprisingly saw an anime girl in their lessons selection. They have their own exclusive Vtuber Trainer named 朝比奈さくら / Asahina Sakura. Sakura's exercises in the app is pretty cool. Also, I like her character design and voice. And, half of her target audience is aimed towards children. But, unfortunately,...

 25, 2020   
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Beat Saber Artemisblue MMD Videos

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Beat Saber Artemisblue MMD Videos

Recently, a Beat Saber YouTuber named Artemisblue has uploaded their own VRChat MMD version videos. The player uses full body motion tracking. Here's the two videos. Also, here's an example of one of their Beat Saber gameplays....

 01, 2020   
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Virtual YouTuber Fubuki is a Cat Video

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Virtual YouTuber Fubuki is a Cat Video

A fan from bilibili created a parody of Vtuber Fubiki admitting that she's an "alien cat". It got uploaded on YouTube as an English subtitle version. The parody is just cute. Here's the video....

 18, 2020   
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Kamiuta Anime Project on Makuake

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Kamiuta Anime Project on Makuake

Recently, 神巫詞-KAMIUTA- / Kamiuta got on Makuake. The in-development anime project is about a band that performs on stages and fights youkais (demons). Currently, the producers have reached 163,000円 out of their 1,500,000円 goal with 72 days left remaining. For more details and some cool anime support benefits, check out their Makuake page. Here's a trailer.Makuake (JP): https://www.makuake.com...

 18, 2019   
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Sega Catcher Online 2nd Anniversary 500SP Distribution Event

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Sega Catcher Online 2nd Anniversary 500SP Distribution Event

A short reminder that Sega Catcher Online EN and JP is giving away free 500SP in celebration of their 2nd anniversary in Japan until December 12. For more details, check out the official website. Here's their celebration event tweet announcement.【🎉祝・2周年🎉】本日より、セガキャッチャーオンラインでは『ありがとう!セガキャッチャーオンライン2周年感謝祭』を実施中!▼開催期間▼2019/12/8(日) 00:00 ~ 201...

 13, 2019   
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Virtual YouTuber Fubuki Shirakami Remix

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Virtual YouTuber Fubuki Shirakami Remix

Around a month ago, some fans of Virtual YouTuber Fubuki Shirakami did some remixes by combining some of her random short videos. In a way, the fans cutely "improved" her. Here is Fubuki's Im. Scatman video and the fans' remixes.Im. Scatman OriginalFan Remixes...

 03, 2019   
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Sega Catcher Online US Pre-Registration

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Sega Catcher Online US Pre-Registration

Recently, Sega and Tokyo Otaku Mode has collaborated for the Sega Catcher Online US version pre-registration campaign. Tokyo Otaku Mode will provide a special gift for pre-registrants and the event will last until December 2. For more details, check out the campaign page. Here's the coverage intro.Campaign: https://otakumode.com/shop/pickup/sega-catcher-online-pre-registerOfficial Website: https:...

 01, 2019   
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My Sleeping Experience with Illya (Alarm Clock App)

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My Sleeping Experience with Illya (Alarm Clock App)

I've been heavily using an anime alarm app called PRISMA ILLYA ALARM / プリズマイリヤ アラーム. The alarm app has a lot of voices of Fate's Illya and some exclusive voices for the app itself. There is some separate DLC extensions for sale. One of them is called "Sleep Mode" which I'll explain my experience about. When Sleep Mode is turned on. Since August 15, I started using the PRISMA ILLYA ALARM...

 12, 2019   
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Pokemon Furret and Hatsune Miku Video

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Pokemon Furret and Hatsune Miku Video

A few days ago, a YouTuber created a Furret and Hatsune Miku walking together video. Also, the video features Hatsune singing Accumula Town song from Pokemon Black and White/Black 2 and White 2. It's plain adorable. Here's the video....

 01, 2019   
Category  Culture
Yakumagu Manga Cider on Makuake

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Yakumagu Manga Cider on Makuake

A 100 year old sake brewery business wants to produce cider based on the Tajimi city's local free manga series called Yakunara MugCup Mo / やくならマグカップも on Makuake. Currently, they have reached ¥219,000 out of their ¥500,000 goal with 33 days left remaining. For more details and some cool pictures, check out their Makuake page. Makuake: https://www.makuake.com/project/yakumagu/Official Yaku...

 31, 2019   
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HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2019 Campaign Sale on Tokyo Otaku Mode

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HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2019 Campaign Sale on Tokyo Otaku Mode

Tokyo Otaku Mode is currently hosting a sale campaign for all of their Hatsune Miku merchandises in celebration of MIKU EXPO 2019 at Hong Kong. The sale is a 10% off coupon until August 1. Coupon code is MIKUEXPO2019HK. For more details, check out the campaign page. Here's a MIKU EXPO 2019 video.Tokyo Otaku Mode: https://otakumode.com/shop/pickup/mikuexpo-twhk2019...

 27, 2019   
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INSANIME Night Festival on Kickstarter

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INSANIME Night Festival on Kickstarter

INSANIME Night Festival is on Kickstarter. The night event is in Los Angeles and is dedicated to anime. Currently, the event team has reached $2,851 out of their $20,000 goal with 3 days left remaining. For more details and some ticket perks, check out their Kickstarter page and official website. Here's a trailer.Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/animeimpulse/insanime-festival-july...

 18, 2019   
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Oregon: The Anime

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Oregon: The Anime

A few weeks ago, a tourist organization called Travel Oregon posted two anime inspired trailers of the Oregon state. The animation is produced by Sun Creature Studios and is heavily inspired on Studio Ghibli. Here are the anime trailers.Also, they even have a Japanese language version of their official website....

 16, 2019   
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Moemi's Dark Pokemon Parody

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Moemi's Dark Pokemon Parody

A few days ago, Moemi & Yomemi virtual youtubers did a dark game parody for Pokemon. It's well edited and they even included a bunch of references besides Pokemon. Here's the parody video....

 11, 2019   
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Virtual YouTuber Saber?

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Virtual YouTuber Saber?

During April Fools, a fan animator collaborated with a Saber fan Twitter user (@Saber_Says) to create a virtual youtuber version of Saber / セイバー from the Fate series. The animation is smoothly cute and along with the British English voice acting. But, it's unfortunately a April Fools prank and isn't officially licensed. Although, the fake channel did grow 14,000+ subscribers. Here's the intro...

 08, 2019   
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Dream Journey JPN Channel

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Dream Journey JPN Channel

Would you like to walk around in certain places in Japan? Check out the Dream Journey JPN YouTube channel. They are a Japanese crew taking videos of Japan. Also, they'll be accepting comment requests on which place to record. Here are some of their videos. YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCsu5-VaPoFPac8Te5d326w...

 15, 2019   
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Top 3 Apps For a Productive Otaku

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Top 3 Apps For a Productive Otaku

Want to be a productive otaku or anime fan? Are you seeking apps that can help you in life or gamify it? Then here's my top 3 recommended apps in specific order.3. Pokémon GOSince July 6, 2016, Pokémon GO has been a great motivator app for exercising or casually walking around. If you've left the game for a long time or didn't try it yet, Niantic added a lot of new features like weather, trainer ...

 05, 2019   
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Kit Kat Japan Valentine 2019 Mobile Campaign

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Kit Kat Japan Valentine 2019 Mobile Campaign

Kit Kat Japan is currently having the Valentine's Day 2019 mobile campaign. Mobile campaign participants will have their own referral link to share for earning vouchers. Vouchers can redeemed in participating Family Mart stores in Japan. Also, some Virtual YouTubers like Kizuna AI will be in the campaign. For more details, check out the campaign website.Campaign: https://valentine-post.com/By the...

 11, 2019   
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Bowsette and Booette Are Cute

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Bowsette and Booette Are Cute

So my Twitter feed got heavily spammed with the Bowsette and Booette art/memes. I don't mind since they're just so cute.(Top photo source is here.)In case you haven't heard, the Bowsette trend got started by a Twitter artist named ayyk92. He did a comic which became viral. Although, the Booette trend came out of nowhere and got paired up with Bowsette.The Super Crown's some spicy new Mario lor...

 26, 2018   
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The First Illustrated Virtual YouTubers?

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The First Illustrated Virtual YouTubers?

Aside from the Virtual YouTubers like Kizuna AI, there's technically the first Virtual YouTubers way before them. They're categorized as Illustrator/Artist YouTubers who like to express as their own illustrated/animated avatars. (Although, they can't do let's play games as their avatars.)Here's an example is one of Emirichu's latest videos.Also, there's other good examples which are TheOdd1sOut, D...

 16, 2018   
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Military Virtual YouTuber: Irodori Mayoi

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Military Virtual YouTuber: Irodori Mayoi

Since I'm deeply into Girls' Frontline, I randomly got curious if there's any Virtual YouTuber who is into Girls' Frontline or guns as well. When I searched, all of a sudden, I found a new Virtual YouTuber named Irodori Mayoi (彩 まよい). She basically explains about specific guns in her videos - in an educational way. But, she didn't do any Girls' Frontline content as of yet aside on her Twitter ...

 03, 2018   
Category  Culture
Why RoboMaster Is Fun to Spectate

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Why RoboMaster Is Fun to Spectate

Recently, while I was browsing Twitch, I stumbled into a live competition called RoboMaster. Unlike BattleBots or other robot battle shows where they have robots physically destroy each other, RoboMaster is actually a gamified MOBA-like first person shooter that doesn't allow robots physically destroy each other. This robot competition features team versus team, multiple robot classes, leveling a...

 31, 2018   
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