By shinden114

Have you ever Looked at the Atomic Bombings from a Different Perspective?

The use of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and in general, the policy of bombing civilian cities by all sides of the war, might rank as the absolute lowest point in the history of humanity. I have discussed my thoughts on the use of the atomic bombs before, but today I want to…

Top 10 Best Japanese Foods You’ve Probably Never Tried Yet

Japanese food is world famous. It is commonly accepted that Japan has one of the world’s great food cultures, on par with the likes of Italy and France. You can go to most any place in the world and find sushi, Kobe beef, and many other Japanese delicacies. But there are many other great Japanese…

Everything You Know About Ninjas Is Wrong?

People all over the world know the ninja. You can go to almost any country and ask someone to describe a ninja and you will get a similar description, “a guy dressed in black with a sharp sword and throwing stars”. Ninja have made it into nearly every form of media; video games, movies, comic…

Learn All About the ”Legendary Toilet Ninja,” Ukifune Jinnai!

Let’s face it: ninjas are totally awesome! Japanese history is replete of the epic exploits of legendary ninjas throughout the ages. Names like Hattori Hanzo, Goemon, and other famous ninjas are well known throughout the world. But there is one ninja who might be more awesome than any other for sheer audacity, cunning, and smell……

10 Awesome Japanese Heroes You Have Probably Never Heard of Yet

Japan is a land with a long ancient history. Throughout her generations, Japan has produced some incredible people. Hundreds of thousands of great people, and among them there are some truly awesome people. Some you will have heard of, but many you may not have. Here are 10 most epically awesome Japanese people you should…

5 Practical Tips to Improve Your Japanese Quickly!

Japanese is a historically difficult language to learn. Early European priests who came to Japan to convert the Japanese to Christianity, called Japanese “the Devil’s tongue”. After spending nearly 10 years living here, and studying the language, I can understand their sentiment. Today I would like to share 5 methods you can use to learn…

6 Reasons Why the Kansai Area is a Great Place to Visit or Live in Japan

Japan is a truly beautiful country. Across its various islands, one can experience nearly every type of climate. In the north, beautiful snow peaks and skiing. In the south, an island experience that rivals Hawaii or any of the other pacific islands. In the heart of Japan we have Tokyo; the Japanese megalopolis that has…

Godzilla Reviews: Godzilla 1984

GOJIRA IS BACK!!! After a 10 year break Toho brings Godzilla back to his darker, scarier roots. The franchise had been laid to rest after Terror of Mechagodzilla, and after a long vacation Godzilla resurrects the series in the first film in what is commonly referred to as the “Heisei Series”. Plot Synopsis   geekedoutnation.com/…

Japanese Gaming History: The Third Console War

Rise of the West Microsoft was founded in 1975 by Bill Gates. Throughout the 80’s and 90’s Microsoft became the industry leader in home computer operating systems and one of the world’s largest brands, making their founder the richest man in the world. After watching nearly 2 decades of home game consoles slowly suck away…

Final Fantasy: A Story of Success Through Japanese Gaming History

The Final Fantasy franchise is one of the biggest in gaming. The franchises spans over 30 years and has 15 main entries, and a countless horde of related games and spin-offs. In total, the franchise has moved over 110 million units, that makes several billions of US dollars. But, this massive juggernaut had a much…