The final weekend saw Comiket take over the Odaiba bay area, as thousands of cosplayers, dojinshi readers, and manga fans descended on Big Sight for the three-day festival. Japan's video game, ...
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Take three cups, add some clever drawing and cutting, plus a fair amount of skill... and then you can create your very own animated One-Punch Man comic, a sort of modern-day kamishibai-style rotating ...
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Universal Studios Japan is cashing in on Japan's soft power, hoping to attract new domestic crowds to the Osaka theme park as well as inbound tourists familiar with Japan through its pop ...
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Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang will be arriving in Roppongi in March 2016. The Snoopy Museum, the second in the world, is opening in Roppongi for a limited two and a half ...
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The Mewgaroo Hoodie has a special "pouch" for your kitten or cat to snuggle up with you. And even better, the hoodie turns you into a cat too!
The Chinese government has cracked down on Japanese anime, banning the broadcast online of 38 titles via various Chinese websites and online services. There is no suggestion that it is because ...
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When I first arrived in Japan, my room mate had an alarm clock that played the Doraemon theme song -- very, very loudly. So when he had to get up for his morning shift, it was like a full ...
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E-Sakuga has released a next-generation e-book that serves as a neat example of anime tie-in merchandise and also an interesting idea for how anime and digital publishing can intersect ...
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It was surely just the next logical step: Funassyi the anime is here. A series of animated shorts will premiere on March 30th on Nippon TV's Sukkiri starring the yellow pear ...
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Japan Trend Shop offers the most original lineup of Japanese products on the internet. From beauty gadgets to designer household items, cosmetics, food, pet products, and electronics... Something new for everyone!
More photos have been released for the upcoming stage musical version of beloved anime and manga "Naruto". "Naruto" recently ended its long, successful manga serialization, leaving the door open ...
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Gotta catch 'em all. Or should that be "eat and drink 'em all"? Shibuya Parco will open the Pokémon Cafe (Pokémon cafe Ω Ruby & α Sapphire) next month. Opening January 9th, the pop-up cafe ...
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The first posters for the upcoming live-action adaptation of Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin) have been released, showing the cast in costume as their respective characters. Regardless of your ...
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It's sold 40 million comic books and counting. The live-action film adaptation is coming to a big screen near you soon. And now you can design your own Attack on Titan character and have it eat ...
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Japanese pet products like to do things differently! These fun and flexible boxes allow you to build a maze for your cat to explore.
After teasing us with the prototype back in the spring, Sharp has now made its moe version of the Cocorobo vacuum cleaner an actual product. The Premium Cocorobo Imouto Version will only be ...
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Okay, we don't know if this qualifies as a "trend". It may only be one inventive person. But it got us thinking nonetheless: Is this cute or creepy? The realm of Japanese kawaii has certainly ...
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Japan has been reeling the last few days in the wake of the Sasebo schoolgirl murder in which 15-year-old Aiwa Matsuo was killed by an unnamed classmate, possibly helped by a friend. The victim was ...
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