This intensely catchy song was a promotional track for the purposes of marketing LG’s Lollipop flip phone, which were still en vogue back in the faraway year of 2009.
Tri-Ace is releasing a full HD version of End of Eternity in 4K for the PlayStation 4 and Steam. Titled End of Eternity 4K/HD Edition, it doesn’t yet have a release date.
Last Friday, the Tsukiji Market held its final auction. The 83-year-old exchange and major Tokyo tourist attraction is moving to a new waterfront location in Toyosu. Soon, the Tsukiji Market will be gone.
This is Brand Song Week, where we pick out some of the best songs to come out of K-Pop endorsement deals.
Tales of Vesperia is getting a stage play in Japan, Famitsu reports. It’s the latest “Tales of the Stage” and follows the popular adaptation Tales of the Abyss.
Yesterday’s typhoon caused destruction throughout Japan’s Kansai region. Some buildings were badly damaged, while others weathered the storm. Nintendo’s Kyoto headquarters took the “N” out of “Nintendo.”
Later this year, My Neighbor Totoro will be the first Studio Ghibli film to get a theatrical release in China. According to the Hollywood Reporter (via ANN), the movie will have a Chinese language dub and if the release is successful, Studio Ghibli will release more of its films theatrically in China.
Previously, it was officially announced that the Gintama manga was slated to end in the September 15th issue of Weekly Jump. Now its creator says the popular manga isn’t actually ending.
This weekend, iconic J-pop star Namie Amuro will hold her final concert. After that, she will apparently never perform on stage again.
Going into the weekend, one craves for a melodic, optimistic pick-me-up from the workweek. I can’t think of a better one. Look at that thumbnail! It’s so pleasantly blue!
Twitter user Kame404 makes digital food models of treats people know and love, such as Cup Noodle instant ramen, Mister Donut style “Choco Fashion” donuts and more. Yum!
Fumito Ueda, creator of The Last Guardian, is currently prototyping game concepts for his studio Gen Design. Ueda recently told Weekly Famitsu, “It doesn’t feel like I’m making an indie game, but aim at ending up with the scale of Ico, Shadow of the Colossus and The Last Guardian.
This past July, Cafe Ron Ron opened in Tokyo’s Harajuku. Little plates circle around the restaurant, but instead of raw fish, they serve up sweets.
In the latest Lupin The Third Part 5 episode, there are multiple references to the 1979 film Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro.
Behold: the best K-Pop music video of 2011.
Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu is cancelling a live music performance and talk scheduled for October 7 in Kanazawa, Japan for health reasons. In his apology, Uematsu said he hopes he can regain his health to perform in the future with the Kanazawa ensemble.
Project Judge stars Takuya Kimura as a tough lawyer named Takayuki Yagami. In the game, he beats up baddies with punches, kicks and a variety of weapons including a vibrator.
For the first time in six years, Level-5 will be attending the Tokyo Game Show, bringing its latest Yokai Watch and Inazuma Eleven games.
Naohiko teaches art at a junior high school in Japan. To inspire students during athletic day competition, the teacher drew some encouraging chalkboard art.
It’s a bit late for a spring-themed acoustic track, but what the hell, it’s a good song. And good songs are always in season.