Earlier this year, Fila released official Pokémon sneakers in South Korea. They looked great, I thought. Fila now has a line of PUBG gear for the country. It seems alright. I guess.
Shoko Nakagawa is a Japanese pop star, actress, illustrator and TV personality. She’s found mainstream success in Japan. She is also a proud otaku.
Let’s disco, baby!
Look at these! Japan’s Wave Corporation has been releasing several different miniature arcade cabinets (here and here, for example). These Astro City cabinets, however, are my favorite.
Earlier today, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure creator Hirohiko Araki announced that the manga’s fifth story arch is getting an anime.
After School Red and After School Blue were two short-lived and ill-fated experimental sub-groups of After School. The idea was to divide the group into two units on the opposite sides of the cute-sexy spectrum and have them promote at the same time to drum up some friendly competition.
Neon Genesis Evangelion’s opening theme is one of the best and most iconic tunes to ever grace anime.
Ever get the feeling that your job is just, like, slowly killing you from the inside? This music video is for you.
In fall 2017, Sony announced a new character named “Gonjiro.” When Gonjiro debuted, it was black with big eyes, large lips, a red button on its chest and an exposed butt. The character, it seems, is now red.
Blackpink recently came back from a very lengthy absence with Ddu-du Ddu-du. To be quite honest, I don’t think it’s their best, so here’s one of their previous tracks, which has earned its spot on my Favorites playlist ever since its release.
Cosplayer Meiji will be the first one to say she used to look very different. It’s not something she wants to hide.
Octopath Traveler, the Nintendo Switch exclusive from the team behind Bravely Default, will not have any DLC. Why? Because it’s already a complete game, says Square Enix.
This morning, Osaka was rocked by a 6.1-magnitude earthquake. There have been at least three casualties, including a 9-year-old girl who was killed while walking to school, and according to The Guardian, hundreds of people were injured in the quake.
Pikachu and friends want the World Expo to come to Osaka in 2025. Here is the concept video pitch for Osaka’s bid to host the expo.
There are iconic K-Pop groups, then there are popular ones, then a few that have cult fandoms. At the very bottom are groups that release one EP, or maybe a few digital singles, then fade into oblivion—leaving behind no trace at all. Harasora is one of those groups.
On March 11, 2011, Yuko Tanno lost her son in the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. The city she calls home, Natori in Miyagi Prefecture, was ravaged. In memory of her son, she has continued to buy Weekly Shonen Jump each Monday.