Track: Nothing Compares 2U | Artist: Sinéad O’Connor | Album: I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got
Recently, the world’s first official Godzilla store opened in Tokyo. It’s called Godzilla Store Tokyo. Clever!
Lotteria, the most ridiculous fast food chain in Japan, is releasing a striking steak burger later this month.
At the end of this week’s Dragon Ball Super episode, there was a short message memorializing Hiromi Tsuru, who passed away last week.
Cannon Beach. Oregon, USA. By Steve Clock.
When will the Nintendo Switch sellouts end in Japan? Who knows. It’s autumn, and the console is still hard to get in many places.
Yesterday evening, Hiromi Tsuru was discovered unconscious in a car on along the Shuto Expressway in Tokyo. The vehicle was stopped, the hazard lights were on, and Tsuru was still wearing her seatbelt.
Since 1954, Godzilla has been brought to life by a man in a kaiju suit, animation, computer graphics, motion capture, and now, 3D anime. And you know what, the monster’s latest incarnation ain’t half bad.
Track: Raspberry Beret | Artist: Prince | Album: Around the World in a Day
Because Japan has lots of people and not as much space, interesting housing solutions are a necessity. Some of them are cool. Some of them are terrible.
This week, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim comes to the Nintendo Switch. It will join previous releases on PC, Xbox 360, PS3, Xbox One and PS4. Above are only three of the versions, but let’s see how all of them stack up.
Kaiju are leveling a major Japanese city. What to do? Run, hide and dress up in costumes, that’s what.
Last week, the Xbox One X sold out at launch in Japan. Since retailers were only filling pre-orders, it was hard to tell how the console did. Famitsu’s sale figures shed light on the situation.
Sunset in Ayabe. Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. By Jason Smith.
Track: Autumn Leaves | Artist: Nat King Cole | Album: N/A (The Nat King Cole Show)
Today, Dead or Alive Xtreme Venus Vacation was released in Japan. Like any new game, there are bound to be glitches, but few games have ones as sexy as these.
In May, Tecmo Koei sued popular cracking-group 3DM Game in China for copyright violation. This month, Tecmo Koei announced it had won the lawsuit.
Do you have a video game room? You know, a room dedicated to playing video games. Some folks in Japan do, and they are very, very cool.