‘OTAKU-VERSE ZERO’ INVADES NAKANO BROADWAY IN EPISODE 11!
Tokyo, Japan, February 9. 2011 – Yuu Asakawa (voice actress, K-ON!!, Girl’s Bravo) and Patrick Macias (Editor, Otaku USA magazine) are the featured hosts of Otaku-Verse Zero, a new English language series from web TV network K’zStation.
Updated weekly and filmed in Tokyo, Otaku-Verse Zero aims to bring “otaku all over the universe” fun and lively coverage of anime, manga, and Japanese pop culture.
In episode 11, Patrick goes on a solo mission to explore Tokyo’s legendary Nakano Broadway shopping mall. Originally built in 1966, this otaku hot spot contains four floors of specialty shops crammed with toys, figures, and all manner of collectable goods. Inside, Patrick visits the avant-garde book and art store Taco che, rummages through a collector’s showcase store, and winds up admiring a selection of vintage American toys at Robot Robot.
Otaku-Verse Zero can be viewed for free on-line at www.kzstation.com/ovz/ and at www.crunchyroll.com.
Based in Tokyo, Japan, K’zStation is a web TV channel that
provides original content to two million viewers a month. Their programming features some of Japan’s top comedians, voice actors, and idols including SKE48. For more information, visit www.kzstation.com/.