The Red Turtle is Studio Ghibli’s latest release. So far, it’s not exactly a hit in Japan. Read more...
Castlevania turned 30 overnight. The first game in the dark fantasy series came out in Japan on 26th September 1986 in Japan. Publisher Konami seems to have let the anniversary flow by with nary a care (we spotted the tweet, below, from Konami UK). Show More Summary
Service in Japan is the stuff of legend for many. The first time visitor to the country is often bowled over by the attention to detail, the immaculate systems to facilitate customer spending, and the lack of anyone behind that counter letting us know that they really don’t want to be at work right now (Take your stuff and clear off!). Show More Summary
Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, September 26, 2016 – Favourites Iran had to work hard to pull off a dramatic four-set victory over hosts Thailand in the SMM 5th AVC Cup for Men on Monday and set up a semifinal against Asian champions Japan...
Senior Japanese and U.S. government officials joined Lockheed Martin to celebrate the roll out of the first Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) F-35A Lightning II, marking a major milestone in Japan’s enhanced national defense and strengthening the future of the U.S-Japan security alliance. The ceremony was attended by more than 400 guests from both
Header image by Satoakiamatatsu on DeviantArt. While Konami works on... whatever this is (link possibly NSFW), the Castlevania series quietly turned 30 years old today. Akumajo Dracula (Devil's Castle Dracula) was released in Japan on the Family Computer Disk System (FamiCom) on September 26, 1986. Show More Summary
This month found me exploring the country of Japan for the first time. Those of you who know me won't be surprised to learn that I did a whole lot of planning... or, as I lovingly called it, "Japlanning"... in the months leading up to the trip. Show More Summary
This Guy Drove Across Japan in a Go-Kart Karting Follow the story of one daring racer as he hits the streets of Japan in his 50cc racing kart. By Daichi Nakasangawa on 23 September 2016
It also includes purple cheese sauce and a coffin-shaped box.
These days we’re used to big crossover movies: Batman v Superman, The Avengers, Freddy vs. Jason, the list goes on. In Japan, they recently released their own horror version. It’s called Sadako vs. Kayako, or in simpler terms, The Ring vs. The Grudge. On paper, that’s an incredibly cool concept. In execution, it’s a huge pile of crap. Read more...
These are the Black Garlic Doritos just released in Japan in time for Halloween. Black garlic is made by slowly heating garlic cloves over several weeks until they caramelize, resulting in a sweet and syrupy flavor "with hints of balsamic vinegar and tamarind." I love balsamic vinegar. Show More Summary
(image from www.cosme.net) (info from www.cosme.net & www.fashion-press.net). Addiction will release its holiday 2016 makeup collection in Japan on October 7th. The collection includes: – Holiday Addiction Winter White (above & below, limited edition, ¥7400, to be released in Japan on November 4th) The set includes: Limited Compact in Winter White (below) Lip Essence […]
An artist's depiction of ancient Roman coins. (Photo: Public domain) Officials in Japan said Monday that they had found something unusual: a bunch of ancient Roman coins, from the time of the Caesars. The coins were discovered at the...Show More Summary
An awesome day starts with an awesome breakfast. As a Halloween special for the month of October a Hawaiian restaurant chain in Japan called Eggs ‘n Things is serving up sweet stacks of buttermilk pancakes smothered with purple sweet potatoes paste, served on pool of raspberry sauce, and topped with fresh blueberries, mangoes, raspberries. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of Japan's navy on Monday repeated criticisms of China's pursuit of territorial claims in Asia but called for a resumption of port and personnel visits suspended for several years amid rising tensions between the two Asian powers.
Yeah, I know, these black garlic pepper-flavored Doritos look pretty gross, but since they’re only available in Japan and only for a short period of time (Halloween 2016,) I guess we’ll never know how they really taste. If you’re trick-or-treating...Show More Summary
Japan's top naval officer is open to resuming engagement with China's navy despite strong concerns about Chinese activities near disputed islands in the East China Sea. Adm. Tomohisa Takei said … Click to Continue »
On Friday, when we summarized why "It May Be Over For The BOJ" we presented a variety of sellside opinions, all of which were unanimously pessimistic on the BOJ's latest policy, we observed that the weakest link for the BOJ's latestShow More Summary
A new set of Monster Hunter X toys are hitting Japan. These skeletal frames look the way they do for a reason. You are actually able to mix and match parts between toys, which results in monstosities like this! Check out more here
SEGA will be re-releasing 7th Dragon ? code: VFD in a 'Best Edition' version, which just means the price has been dropped. The re-release is due out Nov. 22nd and will cost ¥3,229.