Representing Japan, Miss Universe contestant Yuumi Kato is dressing as Sailor Moon for the country’s national costume. Makes sense, I guess!
Over the past few years, several life-sized Gundam statues have gone up in Japan. Either they didn’t move at all or didn’t move that much.
Later this month, a very special Whopper is going on sale in Japan. Packed with five flame-grilled patties, this Whopper will be available only for a limited time.
In Japanese, there is an expression: deru kui wa utareru (出る杭は打たれる). It’s the equivalent of the English phrase, “The nail that sticks up gets hammered down.”
Sometimes in Japan, it feels like all the good retro game stuff has been snapped up by famous retailers. That, or it’s fetching a premium on internet auction sites. Yet, if you look, there are definitely neat finds. Just ask Twitter user Daitora.
Hajime Isayama’s Attack on Titan debuted in 2009. Now it is entering its final arc, hurtling the popular manga to a conclusion.
Earlier this year, Kotaku reported that a bunch of plush toys based on the first gen Pokémon plushies were going on sale in Japan. Twitter user Sekai bought all of them. The total cost? Roughly 180,000 yen or nearly $1,600.
Shibu and Lily met in Odaiba, Tokyo while playing Pokémon Go. They fell in love and were recently married. Congrats to them!
Final Fantasy VII Remake was first announced back in 2015 with third-party studio CyberConnect2 handling development. Last year, development was moved in-house at Square Enix. Tetsuya Nomura says things are going well.
This summer, Street Fighter III 3rd Strike player Kenji Kuroda was arrested for allegedly committing indecent acts this February against a high school girl. He’s been arrested again for another alleged incident that happened last year.
Track: Alone On The Rope | Artist: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds | Album: If Love Is The Law (single)
In 2015, Vanillaware announced 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. That was then. Now, it’s 2018, and the game’s Vita version has been canceled.
Many of anime’s most famous characters live in rather expensive Japanese houses. Take Sailor Moon, for example.