Track: Break The Night With Colour | Artist: Richard Ashcroft | Album: Keys To The World
Japan’s Prime 1 Studio has crafted a 24-inch statue of Nioh hero William. It’s nice! And expensive.
If you’re going to pick one cat cafe in Tokyo, this one seems nice.
Before purchasing Nintendo Labo, one of my concerns was about replacement parts. What if my kids destroy the cardboard? What if I accidentally sit or step on a Toy-Con? Good news, because starting today, Nintendo’s online shop will start selling replacement cardboard.
Three Chairs. Ibusuki, Japan. By ShuYung Wu.
Track: Lost in the Supermarket | Artist: The Clash | Album: London Calling
At Everland, South Korea’s largest theme park, tulips are in bloom. To celebrate its Tulip Festival, the flowers are even emblazoned on corn dogs.
The SNK brand is celebrating its 40th anniversary. To mark this milestone and to thank fans, the Osaka-based game company is working on a “new game machine” that will feature a compilation of popular Neo-Geo games.
The Sega Saturn doesn’t only live on in our memories, but as a bathroom scale in Japan.
Clouds. Kik, Croatia. By Marvee Anthony Sumaylo.
If you’ve been to Tokyo, you’ve seen Shibuya 109. The building is a symbol of Japanese youth culture. If you’ve played Square Enix’s The World Ends with You, then you also are familiar with it.
Track: Hungarian Rhapsody No.12 | Artist: Van Cliburn Playing Liszt | Album: Live Performance
One of the most famous Devilman tableaus shows the character sitting deep in thought on Tokyo Tower. The pose is recreated in toys and small figures. A few years back, it was even turned into a life-sized figure, which folks are now rediscovering.
Japanese whisky sure can be expensive. While older bottlings can easily fetch thousands of dollars or, at the super-premium end, hundreds of thousands, there are Japanese whiskies that are both affordable and excellent.
10000 Roses. Mactan Island, Cebu, the Philippines. By Martin Tan.
It’s called Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls and going into closed beta in Japan. No word yet on a release date or if the action game will get an international release.
Track: Gomibako Kara, Blues | Artist: Pistol Takehara | Album: Good Luck Track
Last Saturday, YouTuber Mokou posted a video in which he said he’d retire from pro gaming if he didn’t win any prize money at this past Sunday’s Puyo Puyo tournament. He lost and now he’s really sorry.