Learn Japanese Culture to Progress in Japanese Language

Learning a foreign language is a complex endeavour. It is more than just learning the grammar and vocabulary. The cultural aspect of the language is important as well.

If you want to master a langu...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 weeks ago | 3 comments

Art of Figure Making: Overwatch, Good Smile Company and Nendoroids otakumode.com

Ryoma Enomoto, Planning Division United States Leader at Good Smile Company, talks about his job and their recent collaboration with Blizzard Entertainment for their Overwatch Nendoroid figures, Me...

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Akihabara's Tokyo Anime Center will be Closed on July 18 www.crunchyroll.com

Tokyo Anime Center, an exhibition facility located on the fourth floor of the Akihabara UDX building, has announced that it will be closed on July 18 due to expiration of contract with the building...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 1 week ago | 2 comments

'Tokyo Ghoul,' Based on Bestselling Japanese Manga, Set for World Premiere in LA variety.com

Japanese horror-action film “Tokyo Ghoul,” based on a bestselling manga, is set to premiere in Los Angeles next month at Anime Expo 2017 and is slated for release in 23 countries.

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Enjoy the creepiest menu at the Tokyo Ghoul cafe www.japantrends.com

This summer fans of the manga and anime Tokyo Ghoul will want to head to The Guest Cafe and Diner in Ikebukuro, Tokyo for another themed pop-up.

The cafe with art from the franchise as well as cost...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 1 month, 2 weeks ago | 0 comments

Manga Artist Kiyohiko Azuma’s Urban Sketches of Japan www.spoon-tamago.com

Kiyohiko Azuma is a manga artist perhaps best known for his series Yotsuba&! about the naïve 5-year old Yotsuba who humorously stumbles her way through life. Stylistically, Yotsuba is always dr...

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Newest Doraemon Film Hits 41 Million Yen in Box Office Revenue otakumode.com

Doraemon the Movie 2017: Great Adventure in the Antarctic Kachi Kochi is proving to be wildly successful since its release on Mar. 4~.

The total box office revenue, with the latest count accounting...

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Review of Anime movie "Your Name" www.flixist.com

Makoto Shinkai's Your Name is the highest-grossing anime film of all-time, and it hasn't even come out in the United States yet. It beat Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away; give it a few more months an...

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Ghost in the Shell Review www.ign.com

This review of Ghost in the Shell from ign isn't completely negative, but lookng at other sources like RottenTomatoes where it got only 2 stars it is probably safe to say that the movie is not a hu...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 months, 3 weeks ago | 0 comments

Doraemon Gadgets Modified for Daily Use otakumode.com

This tote is the perfect size for holding a bag of toast. Although it might not be the ultimate mnemonic aid you expected, at least the eating part still stands.

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 months, 3 weeks ago | 0 comments

Netflix is working on a remake of Death Note. Watch the trailer. www.theverge.com

A live-action version of Death Note is coming to Netflix later this year, and we’ve just gotten the first teaser trailer. Here, Light Turner (The Fault In Our Stars’ Nat Wolff) finds the titular De...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 3 months, 1 week ago | 1 comment


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