Late last month, a Tokyo District Court ordered MariCar, the unofficial real-life Mario Kart, to cease lending out Nintendo-themed cosplay and to cough up nearly $90,000 in damages. However, MariCar is continuing business as usual.
Weddings are often opportunities for people to express their love for each other as well as their love for others things.
Itasha, those anime themed automobiles, are eye-catching. Unlike most bland domestic automobiles on Japanese roads, if you saw one, you probably would not forget it.
There’s an Edvard Munch exhibit at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum at the end of the month, and to commemorate the occasion a very cool set of Pokémon cards have been designed, each paying tribute to Munch’s classic painting The Scream.
Two Tokyo train lines will have Hello Kitty and friends covered carriages starting next month.
Honoka Omoto was a member of a local idol group called Enoha Girls that promoted Ehime Prefecture’s agricultural industry. This past March, Omoto died by suicide, and now her family is taking their daughter’s former production company to court for damages.
This hasn’t been a good past few months for one of my favorite fast food chains, Mos Burger.
Originally released on PC in 2016, adults-only Omega Vampire describes itself as a “New Type of Vampire Boys’ Love Game.” Next year, it is coming onto the Nintendo Switch.
Today is the first official day of the Toyosu Market, the new fish market that is replacing the beloved Tsukiji Fish Market. The opening wasn’t exactly smooth.
When not on hiatus, Yoshihiro Togashi brings Hunter x Hunter to life. And in that famed manga, it appears he keeps making secret references to idol girl group Keyakizaka46.
This is Rem from Re:Zero. Twitter user Onika_Rem0202 loves her and has decorated his room and wheels with the character.
Yasuhisa Hara’s manga about the Warring States period in China is being turned into a live-action movie. Here is a first look.
While Japan has lots of excellent arcades, Tokyo is home to the country’s best. If you are visiting the city and like video games, these are the arcades you must check out.
The types of anime-style characters artificial intelligence was making in 2015 weren’t good. But now in 2018, the machines have improved. A lot.
On October 1, 2019 consumption tax in Japan will increase from 8 percent to ten. According to Jiji, the tax will not apply to food and drinks served in restaurants. It will be applied to arcade games.
Of course they do! This month, Pringles Sour Cream and Onion flavored fried noodles and Pringles Jalapeño and Onion ramen will go on sale in Japan.