Gucci.com has people doing a double take, thinking they’re seeing an outfit that appears inspired by Dozle Zabi from Mobile Suit Gundam.
It’s only March! There is still time for another company to top this. But for now, Japanese peripheral maker Hori has the honor or making this year’s best-looking mecha game controller. Sorry, controllers.
Earlier this month, Tokyo-based YouTuber TkyoSam put a GoPro on the conveyer belt at a Sushiro rotating sushi restaurant. The chain has issued an apology and is now banning photography in their restaurants.
The Ace Attorney anime is coming back for a second season! A-1 Pictures is handling animation duty, and season two will debut this fall.
Twitter user Sakura is famous for two things: having a big collection of old Famicon cartridges and using those cartridges to create cool retro style art.
Manga Real Girl is getting a live action version this September. It tells the story of an otaku school boy who lives most of his life in video games and anime. That is, until he meets a real girl. No word yet of an international release.
When McLaren Japan offered me a 570S Spider to drive for a few days, I knew I had to take it somewhere special. This wasn’t some boring kei car—this was a car that needed to be taken on some proper roads. It would almost be blasphemy to only drive in a congested city.
In the wake of the Evangelion bullet train, Japan is getting a new special high-speed train featuring the country’s favorite feline friend.
Rainbow Days is getting a live-action movie adaptation. Debuting as a manga in 2012, it follows the lives (and loves) of school boys. A Rainbow Days anime aired in 2016.
Video games are still a relatively young medium. Many of the most iconic characters weren’t created that long ago. But what about a century from now? Which ones will remain?
In Japan, there is a Twitter hashtag that creative types are using in hopes of getting more exposure for the amazing things they’ve made.
Mount Shinmoedake, a volcano in Japan’s Kagoshima Prefecture, has been shooting smoke and volcano ash into the air in eruptions that could go on for months. One snapshot of the billowing smoke is reminding folks, myself included, of a cat.
Since last fall, there have been a couple isolated incidents of YouTubers holding signs that read, “Free oppai” (“Free boobs”), encouraging people to feel their breasts. Today, the Japanese media reports that charges have been filed against YouTubers in an alleged incident from this January.
While Nintendo Labo looks cool, this Switch holder might just be one of the best ways you can play.
Wondering how development for Final Fantasy VII Remake is going? Good, I hope! While we wait to hear how things are progressing, know that Square Enix is hiring for the remake.
Only in Japan would the solution to an ecological problem involve a robotic wolf. But when that problem is the proliferation of wild boars, the furry, fanged, red-eyed “Super Monster Wolf” might actually do the trick.