Track: Itsuka no Merry Christmas (cover) | Artist: B’z (original; cover version: Yuki Niino) | Album: Friends
Sure, Iron Man 3 was filmed partly in China, but that’s still a Marvel movie and an American superhero. Tomorrow, the country is releasing its own movie inspired one of its greatest heroes, revamped with an Iron Man-style suit.
In the original Japanese release of Dragon Ball Z: Bio-Broly, Trunks flips Bio-Broly the bird. However, in the recently released Blu-ray version, he does not.
The characters of Granblue Fantasy will duke it out next year in an Arc System Works-developed PS4 game. It’s called Granblue Fantasy Versus. Check out the game’s English language site here.
Sake maker Kokuryu produces excellent sake. The Fukui-based brewery is teaming up with Square Enix to make some more.
Kennin-ji. Kyoto, Japan. By Doug Macut
Track: She’s Lost Control (Live) | Artist: Joy Division | Album: Unknown Pleasures
If you passed this billboard in Tokyo, you might think this is an advertisement for a new anime. You would be wrong.
Levi from Attack on Titan likes to keep things nice and clean. No wonder the character is now selling detergent! The Attack brand detergent sold at Matsumoto Kiyoshi drugstores in Japan is currently featuring the character.
Previously Kotaku mentioned how Judgment, the PS4 game with Japanese superstar Takuya Kimura, lets players beat up enemies with a sex toy. That was just the beginning.
If you follow Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, you’re bound to come across those who like the “Old Ninja.” Last week, Ninja addressed the issue and, of course, he did it without profanity but rife with real talk.
In much of the world, the body of water between Japan and the Koreas, China, and Russia is known as the Sea of Japan. In South Korea, it is not.
Track: Regret | Artist: New Order | Album: Republic
Earlier this year, the Kadokawa Cinema Shinjuku revamped itself as an anime specialty movie theater. Now this month, the theater is getting more than a complete rebranding.
Hayao Miyazaki’s original Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind manga will be adapted into a kabuki play that will debut in December 2019, reports Kai-You. It should be interesting to see how the manga is interpreted as traditional Japanese theater.
Rhyperior, Rhyhorn’s final form, clocks in at 623.5 pounds and 7 feet ten inches tall. This is a big Pocket Monster. That is, except in Pokémon Go, where this Rock Pokémon is small.
A Break In The Clouds. Westminster Bridge, London, UK. By Ross Goodwin.