Last year, Bleach creator Tite Kubo posted a photo of a letter. It was a fan’s dying wish.
Soon, winter anime will begin broadcasting. Here are the 20 anime that folks in Japan are looking forward to the most.
Mirai no Mirai is the latest film from Mamoru Hosoda of Wolf Children fame. Here is the picture’s first teaser.
Earlier this year, manga Terra Formars went on hiatus due to writer Yu Sasuga’s health. The manga was slated to return this fall but was still MIA. However, Sasuga appears to have recovered, and Terra Formars will resume publication next spring.
Next year’s Pokémon movie features a new look for Ash. Fans say the design looks kawaii or “cute” and are having fun churning out tweaked versions.
In Tokyo, you can dress up as Mario or Luigi or Wario or whatever Mario Kart character you desire (Toad is clearly the best Mario Kart character and has been for 25 years) and drive the streets in a real go-kart that looks very similar to what appears in the game. You can do this without a helmet and seat belt, too,…
Last Friday, the official Dragon Ball Cafe and Diner opened in Osaka, Japan. The eatery serves up Dragon Ball themed food and drink, showcases beautiful art, and sells special merch.
Over the years Ash’s appearance has changed. In next year’s Pokémon anime movie, the eternal 10-year old will once again look different.
After a half year hiatus, the Berserk manga is returning to publication.
As far as live-action Animal Crossing parodies go, this one will be hard to top.
This is Yuka Kinoshita. And today, we are going watch her eat so much fucking food.
Have you noticed? Some of the biggest recent Japanese role-playing games feature older sister type characters instead of predominately kid sister ones popular in years past.
As the year begins to wind down, now is a good time to see which are the best-selling manga in Japan during this year. I bet One Piece did pretty well!
Today, PSVR game Fate/Grand Order VR feat. Mashu Kyrielight was released in Japan. It already has a VR porn parody, and the side-by-side comparisons are unexpectedly accurate. Well, save for the sex parts. Those aren’t in the PlayStation VR game.
In the wake of accidents caused by tourists riding go-karts in Japan, the country’s government increasing regulations, such as requiring helmets, seat belts, rear break lights and fenders.
With Puyo Puyo’s release in 1991, Masamitsu Itani became one of the most successful game company presidents in Japan. Then everything went bust. But just as Itani lost everything, he didn’t lose his will to keep making games.
On Nintendo’s Japanese website, there is a page called “Other Products” (その他の商品). It’s fascinating.