For a limited time only, there are four SNK official shops in Tokyo, filled with themed merch, food and drink.
Magic the Gathering’s Japanese event MagicFest Kitakyushu has been canceled due to a Wizards of the Coast scheduling mistake. Originally slated for May 17–20, the event was to be held in Kitakyushu in Fukuoka and it might be rescheduled for later this year.
Last year, US Open champ Naomi Osaka signed a deal to appear in Nissin Cup Noodle commercials. The latest one, an anime version, has been criticized for whitewashing the biracial tennis star.
A 39-year-old man has been arrested in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan for allegedly customizing and selling an unauthorized customized anime figure.
Now there are officially licensed Pokémon hats for your cats. Cute, right? The only trick is getting your cat to wear one!
Earlier this year, Suntory announced that it was pulling Hakushu 12 and Hibiki 17 off the market. Now the Kirin Distillery is yanking one of the best Japanese whisky deals from shelves: Kirin Sanroku Cask Aged Spirit.
Track: Jói & Karen (Ryuichi Sakamoto Rework) | Artist: Jóhann Jóhannsson | Album: Englabörn & Variations
Manners in Japan are tricky, complex and sometimes hard to follow—even for Japanese people.
This is Taka. He’s really into fighter planes and has figured out how to up the immersion factor in Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown.
Since 1996, when Pokémon debuted, I have not once wondered whether or not a Pikachu can fart. Then I watched the latest Detective Pikachu trailer.
Track: Series of Dreams | Artist: Bob Dylan | Album: The Bootleg Series Volumes 1-3 (Rare & Unreleased) 1961-1991
Wonder what Switch games were downloaded the most last year in Japan? How about which download-only games did well? Let’s find out!
Here is the first look at the cast in costume for the upcoming Devil May Cry stage adaptation. Called Devil May Cry: The Live Hacker, the production runs from March 1 to March 10 in Tokyo. Tickets go on sale tomorrow.
Two former Bandai employees have been arrested on suspicion of swindling the company out of 200 million yen ($1.8 million) between July 2013 and November 2016.
Meet Imma. On her Twitter page, she describes herself as a virtual model and proudly declares, “I want to attract humans to the fashion show.”