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A Trip to Godzilla's Home, Toho, Made Us Want to Stomp Through Its Amazing Sets A Trip to Godzilla's Home, Toho, Made Us Want to Stomp Through Its Amazing Sets

Last month in Tokyo, Toho Studios opened its doors to the assembled press, providing a rare look at Godzilla props of yore. We got an up close and personal look at some of the coolest kaiju around—and the cities they’ve destroyed over the years—and we’ve got the pictures to prove it!

Track: Story | Artist: Never Young Beach | Album: Story 

McDonald's Japan Fined For Its Fake Roast Beef Burgers

Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency has fined McDonald’s after breaking the law and misrepresenting the Tokyo Roast Beef Burger sold in summer 2017. According to NicoNico, the fine is 21.7 million yen (nearly $200,000) and must be paid by December 25 of this year.

Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing 80 Copies Of Detective Conan Manga In Japan Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing 80 Copies Of Detective Conan Manga In Japan

In Mie Prefecture, a 26-year-old man has been arrested for suspected theft after security camera footage showed the man stealing volumes of the Detective Conan manga. In total, eighty copies were stolen, and the suspect has confessed.

I Love Anime. Akihabara, Tokyo. By nerdydesi.

Track: The Robots | Artist: Kraftwerk | Album: The Man-Machine

Behold, Official Castle in the Sky Sunglasses Behold, Official Castle in the Sky Sunglasses

Castle in the Sky themed sunglasses are going on sale in Japan. Muska’s tinted lenses are getting real-world recreations and Pazu’s goggles are also being reworked as glasses.

PlayStation Europe has uploaded footage of the Nioh 2 closed alpha. Have a look! The game was announced last year at Sony’s E3 press conference. In case you missed it, check out Kotaku’s review of the first game. 

The Real-World Final Fantasy XIV Wedding Plan Sure Is Incredible The Real-World Final Fantasy XIV Wedding Plan Sure Is Incredible

Square Enix previously announced that there would be a real-world Final Fantasy XIV-themed wedding plan offered in Japan. Now, we have a better look at the ceremony and wow, is it something.

Osaka Castle. Osaka, Japan. By Brian Ashcraft | Twitter

Track: Tori to Hebi to Buta | Artist: Ringo Sheena | Album: Sandokushi

How The China-USA Trade War Could Impact Game Hardware How The China-USA Trade War Could Impact Game Hardware

During the 1980s and 90s, Nintendo made its game consoles in Japan. Now, they are made in China and could get more expensive for American consumers.

The Problem With Names In Japanese And In English The Problem With Names In Japanese And In English

Yesterday, Japan’s foreign minister asked the English-language media to write Japanese family names first, as done in Japanese.

Delicious Meal. Kyoto, Japan. By ShuYung Wu.

Track: Shape Of My Heart (My Songs Version) | Artist: Sting | Album: My Songs

Tokyo DisneySea Is Getting A New Area Called Fantasy Springs Tokyo DisneySea Is Getting A New Area Called Fantasy Springs

Is Tokyo DisneySea the best Disney Park? Perhaps! It’s going to get better—and bigger.

Sega's Judgment Going Back On Sale In Japan Sega's Judgment Going Back On Sale In Japan

This past March, actor and musician Pierre Taki, who voiced yakuza Kyohei Hamura in Judgment, was arrested for alleged illegal drug use. Sega decided to cease sales of the game in Japan. It will go back on sale this July with another actor playing Hamura.

Akihabara Recreated As Realistic Miniature Diorama Akihabara Recreated As Realistic Miniature Diorama

Tokyo’s geek mecca of Akihabara has been reproduced perfectly on a small scale.

Kiyomizudera. Kyoto, Japan. By ShuYung Wu.

Track: You Are Mother F**ker (Note: Probably NSFW!) | Artist: The Lethal Weapons | Album: Back To The 80's

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