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Become a Cup Noodle and More at Yomiuriland’s Newest Expansion!

Established in 1964, Yomiuriland is a long-running Japanese amusement park located on the hillside of Tokyo. The park is operated by Yomiuri group, the respective owner of Yomiuri Giants and Yomiuri Shimbun. While constantly overshadowed by the juggernaut that is Tokyo Disney Resort, Yomiuriland still maintains its fair share of customers mostly due to their…

Spoiler-Free Review of Good Morning Call on Netflix Japan

Netflix has successfully initiated the idea of streaming-based television content to the Japanese market, propelling the society further into an age of web entertainment. Staying true to their promise made during launch, Netflix Japan has been putting out original domestically-made content aside from their standard programs. While their first attempt with Underwear was mediocre at…

Three Titles That Will Reinvigorate the Japanese RPG Genre This Summer 2016!

Summer is upon us. A time where the beaches are populated with wild teens and the cinemas are overly crowded due to Hollywood’s cash cows. It is undoubtedly a season of massive spending, nonetheless, a very exciting one. For gamers or general enthusiasts of geek culture, summer does not mean intense social gathering, new clothes…

The Matsuno Sextuplets Make Mischief Once Again in Osomatsu-san!

“How do we make ourselves relevant once again?” asked Osomatsu-kun, the titular protagonist and the eldest of the Showa’s most beloved sextuplets. A perfect beginning for a reboot to one of Japan’s earliest anime. Osomatsu-kun was a Showa-era primetime anime series created by Bakabon’s author, Fujio Akatsuka. At its core, Osomatsu-kun focuses on the day-to-day…

3 Reasons Why One Punch Man has Become a Big ”Hit”!

Over the past few months, while surfing the ever-expansive realm of the internet, memes displaying a bald anime man, in particular, wearing a cape and yellow spandex may have emerged in your news feed. Regarded as the story that anime and manga fans long deserved, One Punch Man has been a phenomenal success both in…

Get to Know the Iconic Characters of Anti-Piracy PSA, No More Eiga Dorobou!

How many times have you heard “Piracy is a crime”? Whether it is during movie previews or your newly purchased movie on Blu-ray, everyone must have encountered this saying at least once in their life. The message is inarguably inevitable, particularly in this age of vast and advanced ICT. Despite the Motion Picture Association’s active…

Splatoon, Nintendo’s Most Fashionably “Japanese” Game

Nintendo, a company that has been putting smiles on the faces of everyone since the 1980s, has consistently remained as the main contributor to the game industry by creating gaming’s most beloved intellectual properties. Regardless of your age you must have heard or even played incarnations of many Nintendo’s franchises, such as Super Mario Brothers,…