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Archived Since:April 8, 2011

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Ali vs. Inoki: A look at the Greatest of All Time's crazy trip to Japan

It's now been over a week now since the world lost Muhammad Ali. For a week I've seen all the tributes, all the video packages, and watched the procession through Louisville leading up to the wonderful service where we got to hear all...Show More Summary

Japanator Live: Are we ready for Danganronpa 2's big climax?

Watch live video from Japanator on www.twitch.tv [The stream starts at 9 p.m. Central Standard Time.] We've hit Danganronpa 2's fifth class trial last week, which means that we're getting close to the big event that'll allow us to finally say farewell to despair. Show More Summary

Strong Style: Champion vs. Champion

Hello, and welcome to Strong Style, Japanator's look at new Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV. This week we look at the two matches not shown last week from day 8 of the G1 Climax 25 tournament. Since this is a continuation of last week's...Show More Summary

Mazin Go: Atomic element 113 is now called nihonium

Whenever a new scientific discovery is made, I can't help to be impressed by the hard work that people put into the research-- especially when we see them come up with a name for the fruits of their labor. With element 113 being officially...Show More Summary

Japanator Eats: Cratz, Mike, and More Edition

I've been wanting to order some Japanese snacks for quite a while, and if you are a fan of the site, you probably have thought about it too. Recently I finally buckled down and ordered some goodies from JList. When it arrived I took out the camera and decided to share the results! Read more...

Review: One Piece Burning Blood

Ever since the consistent video game releases of the Ultimate Ninja Storm series by CyberConnect2, the 3D Anime fighting game based on the popular Shonen Jump series Naruto, One Piece fans have been wishing that the series would get picked up by CyberConnect2 as well and get the same treatment. Show More Summary

Time to GET HYPE: Atlus announces Persona 5 English release date

If you've been waiting on an English-language release date for Persona 5 before getting hyped up in anticipation, now is your time, waiting on the announcement of an English-language release date, are now at liberty to rev up your hype...Show More Summary

Try out Odin Sphere's long-lost 8-bit ancestor

I've always said that the games of Vanillaware feel like they came from an alternate history where 2D graphics continued to reign supreme instead of being supplanted by ever more realistic 3D tech. Now, with Odin Sphere Leifthrasir being...Show More Summary

Cheers! Cyberpunk Bartender Action: VA-11 HALL-A gets a release date

Alright, people! It's time for us to grab our finest drinks and drinking glasses, because Sukeban Game's title about being a bartender in the dystopian cyberpunk setting known as Glitch City hits PC, Mac and Linux on June 21. Since this...Show More Summary

Rejoice: LeSean Thomas is heading to Otakon '16

If you missed out on meeting LeSean Thomas (Batman Brave and the Bold's Storyboard Artist, The Boondocks Season 1's Designer) at last year's Anime Expo, the gang at Otakon are having him as a guest this year; thus giving people another...Show More Summary

Last Showdown: Endless Frontier's Haken Browning joins Super Robot Wars OG: The Moon Dwellers' cast

Wow. I feel ashamed of myself for almost missing out on this piece of news since I was too busy with being excited over Super Robot Wars V hitting Asia in English next year. The reason behind me feeling bad is that this SRW-related update...Show More Summary

Weekend Japanatainment - Asian Kung Fu Generation

If you have been watching any popular anime from the last 15 years, you probably have heard of a song or two from the Japanese rock band Asian Kung-Fu Generation. Known to fans as "Ajikan" for short, Asian Kung Fu Generation formed back...Show More Summary

Annotated Anime: Haifuri episode 7

As Harekaze's expedition drags on in the search of her missing fleet, the crew runs low on water. It is then we get these hijinks about what saltwater can do for you, or not. The story carries on despite these distractions as this week, High School Fleet performs a search and rescue of a civilian cruiser. Read more...

Maximize your body temperature with nine minutes of Super Robot Wars V

Ever since the Playstation 4 came into existence, I was waiting for the day that we would get a crossover Super Robot Wars title on the system. As Bandai Namco reveals Super Robot Wars V as the second game in the series to commemorate...Show More Summary

Japanator Live: Let's bring Danganronpa 2's fourth trial to a close

Watch live video from Japanator on www.twitch.tv [The stream starts at 9 p.m. Central Standard Time!] If there's one thing that I hate doing, it's leaving things on a cliffhanger. Speaking of which, my last segment placed me in a situation...Show More Summary

Strong Style: Double stuffed full of action!

Hello, gang and welcome back to Strong Style, Japanator's look at New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV. This week we have 2 scoops of fun as we have two hours of wrestling this week looking at the 25th G1 Climax tournament. We get a look at both the A and B blocks this week. Show More Summary

Storming the Sunshine State: A look at MegaCon 2016

Before I started my journey to this year's MegaCon, my previous visits to the event in Orlando, Florida. were alright. However, this was due to my friends and me spending most of our time inside of the event's dealer’s room. The rest...Show More Summary

Learn a bit of Japan's history in a fun 9 minute video

Learning is fun but school can be boring and monotonous at times when information is just dumped onto you in a continuous stream that you don't get to digest any of it. But how about we turn that large info dump into a short video that...Show More Summary

Hokkaido Lost boy found!

After spending nearly 5 days alone in the bear-infested woods at the base of Komagatake, a volcano in southern Hokkaido, 7-year-old Yamato Tanooka has been found alive and unhurt! As we posted a few days ago, the ordeal of how this little...Show More Summary

Review: Odin Sphere Leifthrasir

Vanillaware may have been making games for close to a decade now, but for my money, nothing they've made has quite surpassed their first game, Odin Sphere. Not to say that their other games are bad. On the contrary, as far as making gorgeous games that play well goes, they've been batting a thousand in my book. Show More Summary

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