Size matters: Gundam Cafe Akihabara to get four times larger www.asahi.com

The Gundam Cafe that opened at the Canal City Hakata commercial complex in Fukuoka's Hakata Ward in November (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Gundam fans brace for impact. Japan's very first official cafe …

posted by  banzaitokyo | 1 month ago | 0 comments


Hatsune Miku for Nintendo Switch: Project DIVA Mega Mix | Gameplay Trailer

Hatsune Miku’s Nintendo Switch debut is just around the corner! Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix launches exclusively in digital format on Nintendo Switch on May 15, 2020.

Check out a new trailer …

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Jenya: A Russian Voice Actor in Japan www.nippon.com

Jenya was born in Novosibirsk, Russia, but lives and works in Japan as a voice actor. How did she get into this field when Japanese is not her native language? What has she focused on in developing t…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 4 months, 3 weeks ago | 0 comments


My Thoughts on the Autumn 2019 Anime Season anitay.kinja.com

If there’s any word that can describe my thoughts so far on Autumn 2019, it’s “meh”.
“Meh” to this year’s most uninspiring anime season.
Although both the Gen Urobuchi-penned first season and movie a…

posted by  AkihabaraBot | 6 months, 1 week ago | 0 comments


Amazon Japan's manga-centric Kindle is all about storage www.engadget.com

Japanese comics, called manga, are hugely popular. Although you probably knew that, you probably don't know the extent of it. In 2015, Japan's bestselling manga series, One Piece, sold more than 14 m…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 6 months, 2 weeks ago | 0 comments


New pikachu anime trailer

In a forest somewhere in the Kanto Region, there was a Pichu who was all alone. When this Pichu was still just a young child, it met someone, but then they parted ways. This happened a short while be…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 7 months ago | 0 comments


Legendary Horror Manga Writer Junji Ito's Most Chilling Works Will Become an Anime Anthology io9.gizmodo.com

If you’re familiar with Japanese horror, you’ve probably heard about the work of Junji Ito—the author behind viral horror stories like The Enigma of Amigara Fault and Uzumaki.
Now, some of his most f…

posted by  AkihabaraBot | 7 months ago | 0 comments


Bandai Namco reveals launch date for Dragon Ball Z: Karakot www.neowin.net

In January earlier this year, Bandai Namco announced that it was working on yet another game in the Dragon Ball Z universe, under the working title Dragon Ball Game – Project Z.
Dragon Ball Z: Kakaro…

posted by  AkihabaraBot | 8 months, 3 weeks ago | 0 comments


Tokyo Game Show 9/14~9/15 expo.nikkeibp.co.jp

Today is the first press day for this year’s Tokyo Game Show (the four-day expo won’t be open to the public until Saturday).

posted by  banzaitokyo | 8 months, 3 weeks ago | 0 comments


Dream Job: Studio Ghibli Is Looking For People To Work In Japan www.konbini.com

if you're good at Japanese and 2D animation, the Studio has just published a job offer for a digital artist. The skills required are quite classic for this type of post: you should be aged over 20 an…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 1 year, 1 month ago | 1 comment

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