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Unique fashion and a cultural treasure trove, hidden on the third floor of an unassuming Nakano building

The latest instalment of Toco Toco features KAE, a Tokyo-based accessory designer and founder of fashion brand High-Me, showcasing her retro-inspired acrylic work. At a glance, it may seem bizarre to see something like this crop up on a games culture-focused site. … Continue reading

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MOTHER 2 x Hobonichi returns for 2017 planner accessory collection

The Hobonichi Techo daily planner, a brainchild of Japanese copywriter, TV personality and creator of the MOTHER series Shigesato Itoi and his company Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shinbun (Hobonichi), is back with a brand new lineup of stationary and accessories for 2017, including a selection that … Continue reading

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Fashion, food and fighting – Splatoon gets real in HITEYE’s Shibuya guide fanzine

A new project from RAW-Fi is putting a stylish, Splatoon-inspired spin on your ordinary city guidebook. Embracing Nintendo’s squid/kid phenomenon head on, HITEYE‘s latest edition compiles the hottest locales in Shibuya – the area of Tokyo which inspired Splatoon‘s ‘Booyah Base’ hubworld … Continue reading

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Splatoon x Tower Records – Apparel, Glassware and More

Music and fashion are a big part of what makes up the particularly fresh stylings of Nintendo’s Splatoon, so a collaboration with Tower Records (the former US music retail powerhouse who are still going strong in Japan) seems rather fitting. Teased … Continue reading

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Summer re-prints from THE KING OF GAMES

Fans of tasteful gaming apparel will be pleased to know that THE KING OF GAMES have re-printed some of their most popular designs, for sale this month on the EDITMODE online store. This is the second wave of re-prints in 2016 (some designs from … Continue reading

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Add some Zelda stylings to your wardrobe with EDITMODE’s ‘Battle Against Ganon’ collection

When battling against evil in fantasy lands, a good defence is as important as a good offence, and that includes a defence from the harsh elements. However, it has to be said that despite their supposed practicality, brightly coloured tunics, … Continue reading

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The Minus World 2015 Christmas Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again; you know the one! Call it what you will, the festive season in which people require presents is upon us, so look no further than this comprehensive guide to a plethora of items that … Continue reading

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Get kitted out to pilot the Vic Viper, courtesy of this GAMES GLORIOUS x KONAMI collab

This year marks 30 years since the release of the original Gradius, the first entry into Konami’s long-standing and highly influential shoot ’em up series. If you’re a big shoot ’em up fan, you’ll undoubtedly want to mark such a momentous … Continue reading

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Get decked out with Mr. Saturn accessories and stationary from Hobonichi

Shigesato Itoi is no stranger to making use of the colourful cast of the Mother series on a wide variety of products, ranging from fabric covers for the Hobonichi Techo planner to Haramaki ‘belly warmers’. The next items to join … Continue reading

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Now’s your chance to dress like a copy of ‘Gamest’

UK-based GAMETEE, producers of many luxury game-inspired clothing items, have released a t-shirt design that gives you the ability to look like a 90s Japanese gaming magazine any time you want.    The ‘TOKYO RETRO – Sublimation’ tee features a nostalgic full-print collage … Continue reading

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