TOKYO -- Ikebukuro is quickly becoming one of the hottest subculture spots in Tokyo. Stores specializing in anime and manga goods there are swamped with young fans, and regularly held cosplay events are attracting throngs of fans.
In 2017, Ikebukuro launched two annual events -- an international trade fair of the newest subculture content, and an anime film festival. We went to Ikebukuro to check out this new hub of subculture firsthand.
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