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Chop the head off a tuna on your wedding day

Slicing a wedding cake together is so passé nowadays. Why not be hip and butcher a giant sea creature with your 3D waifu? With hair like this guy, you know there's no way his wedding is going to be less than awesome! I wonder what the...Show More Summary

OP Up! Military Edition

This week's selection of anime openings for OP Up! is all about military themed anime. The military has been a theme ripe for action and anime has always found it to be a good source of great entertainment. From the military genre, we...Show More Summary

Yo-kai Watch sets to haunts Disney XD

This is a fair warning to your wallet in advance now. Yo-kai Watch is on its way, prepare your wallet. The anime and video game phenomena that has swept through Japan and emptied the wallets of many Japanese parents is set to make aShow More Summary

A Daily Dose of Music: Kindan no Tasuketsu

I have to tell you, it's been a hell of a week. While there's been a plethora of amazing new songs hitting Japanese charts and new acts coming out of the woodwork, I think we deserve a bit of a relaxing tune. Yes, I have your perfect hump day song. Anniversary is the newest video from the adorable, Kindan no Tasuketsu. Show More Summary

Here's the Texas Toku Taisen '15's screening schedule for San Japan

As we get ready to finish off the month of June, the screening schedule for this year's Texas Toku Taisen has hit the Web. This time around, they're showing their stuff at San Japan 8 on July 31 through Aug. 2, which consists of Gamera, Hentai Kamen, Akibaranger, Ninninger, Kamen Rider Drive, and more. But that's not all, folks. Show More Summary

Beer manufacturer finds beer popular for stress relief

Asahi Group Holdings, the parent company of the Asahi beer brewers, recently published the results of a survey into people’s means of relieving stress, their 551st weekly survey, although this is the first one I’ve heard of! Demographics Between the 3rd and 9th of June 2015 1,236 people of both sexes aged 20 or older […]

Yakuza stage play heads to video

Stage plays and live musicals aren't really my thing. However, seeing the footage of the Yakuza theatre run makes me think I might have been missing out on some serious fun. The show isn't running at this time, but they've compiled the...Show More Summary

New sports may debut at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The International Olympic committee (IOC) announced that it has narrowed down the list of proposed sports to be added to the 2020 Olympic Games, held in Tokyo. The Tokyo 2020 Additional Event Programme Panel was tasked with looking into...Show More Summary

Tokyo’s dirtiest, most dilapidated kitchen?

At one time this kitchen was part of a shop — hence its open to the street setup. An old-style deli along these lines being one possibility. But that was clearly an awfully long time ago, and now it is simply used as a regular cooking space. But while regular may perfectly describe its usage, […]

It's awesome Japanese commercial time!

Yes, I know it's been forever since I've shared Japan's finest commercial offerings. Well, fret no more my friends, let's see all that is for sale across the pond! Of course JPCMHD has lovingly collected these in beautiful HD for our...Show More Summary

A Daily Dose of Music: MAN WITH A MISSION X Zebrahead

This Tuesday we check back in with one of our favorite recent rocks bands out of Japan, Shibuya's MAN WITH A MISSION. This time they team up with the American band Zebrahead, based out of Los Angeles. Their new collaboration is entitle...Show More Summary

Eiji Seiun Faceup Tests

Eiji Seiun Smart Doll Faceup Tests I'm still working on faceup, eye, wig and head mold tests for Ei...

Annotated Anime: One Piece Episode 698

Readers that cross-pollinate to other anime sites like Anime News Network may know that they have started doing One Piece recaps as well. The writer of these, Sam Leach disagrees with me almost every week. When I like an episode he thought it was mediocre when I dislike an episode he thinks it's great. Show More Summary

The newest live action Attack on Titan trailer brings the action

I'm still not ready to say wether I'm excited for the live action adaptation of Hajime Isayama's ridiculously popular Attack on Titan series yet. The film has a lot going for it, a decent budget and good actors should help me gain a bit of confidence in the film. Show More Summary

Want To Live In Rural Japan? The Countryside Could Do With A Hand!

Inaka/?? - countryside. Ask young people from this writer’s native land what their image of the countryside is, and they'll probably say something about grumbling farmers, and picturesque villages sponging up leftover money from the city. Show More Summary

Anchors Aweigh: Tales of Berseria enters the high seas

There's something fulfilling about sailing to places in video games. Whether it's Wind Waker's open seas or Skies of Arcadia's vast skies, the idea of exploring vast areas on a ship has always been an element that I've enjoyed for a good while. Show More Summary

It's officially the start of Third Impact

Hardcore Neon Genesis Evangelion fans have been waiting for today for some time. That's right, synchronize watches... Today June 22, 2015 is the day that the events of Evangelion take place. Today is the day you get in the damn robo...

Annotated Anime: The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode 4

So we're hitting the Valentine's day episode early in this rom-com anime. Usually, I'd expect these episodes to be a lot later at least second half of the season after we have gotten to know the characters a bit more. But since these...Show More Summary

Ultraman X gets a new trailer

I'm way behind (like decades) on my Tokusatsu selection, but this new Ultraman X trailer is looking pretty good! He's looking like he's got some new gear in his arsenal, and can deliver a pretty sweet side kick. The scene with the ship doesn't look so hot, but who knows.. Show More Summary

A Daily Dose of Music: Suiyoubi no Campanella

The hot new group Suiyoubi no Campanella have been causing quite a stir with their latest track aptly named Suiyoubi no Campanell demo 6. The track was only available at the Hokkaido Tower Records location, and the online sore. As you...Show More Summary

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