Pokemon

Flying Around in Pokemon Heaven: Enjoy the Pokemon Jet Experience!

Adorable. That is probably the most fitting word to describe these planes. Decorated with your favorite Role Playing Game (RPG) franchise: Pokémon, Pokémon Jet provides an unforgettable yet super comfortable domestic and international journey through the air. If you are a big fan of Pokémon and are traveling through Japan this year, put this one…

A Pokemon Lovers’ Paradise: Shopping in the Pokemon Center

The Pokemon franchise has been huge internationally since the late 90’s, but were you aware that in Japan there is a shop just for Pokemon called the Pokemon Center? There isn’t only one shop either, there is a chain of stores throughout the country, and mini stores in airports and train stations. They sell a…

3 Amusing Facts About The Land Of The Rising Sun

You think you know everything about Japan? Think again! Here are 3 facts about Japan that will blow your mind! 1. The World’s Biggest Tuna came From Japan jp.fotolia.com/ Japanese love their sushi. One particular popular kind of sushi is maguro – or tuna. The world’s most expensive tuna ever sold was a 222-kilogram Bluefin…

What Is the Latest Mode of Transportation Otakus Are Wild About?

Home to some of the coolest and most famous animations, Japan has made a number of attention-grabbing makeovers of various forms of transportation. They have made Pokemon and Gundam themes for airplanes and countless anime franchises used for train designs. And this time yet again, Japan will bring to its travelers (and otaku) something special…

3 Arcade Games Japanese Kids are Hooked On!

Quite a number of people have the misconception that Japanese children are all about hitting the books. While it is true that these children have to pay attention to their studies, it doesn’t mean they have to sit at their desks and flip through the pages of their school books all day. Kids nowadays have…

9 of the Best Old School Japanese Anime–Inspired Toys

All of us were once kids. For those of us who were born in the 90’s, we were the generation of kids that that played outside with our friends. We didn’t have cellphones at that time and communication was as direct as it can be. At that time, Japan introduced us some of the coolest…

Go Catch ’Em All at the New Pokemon Gym!

Surely everyone knows about Pokemon, the monster training game. Did you know that Pokemon is actually the second most successful franchise in the world? It’s not really a surprise as the games have been released for many years now. But this year something exciting has happened. They are opening a real Pokemon gym! The History…

10 Japanese Animations to Bring Back Those Childhood Memories

I am sure that all of you have seen Japanese cartoon movies on tv a some stage. Also, maybe many of you have a favorite that reminds you of your childhood! Yes, there is no doubt that Japan has many great cartoons that have also been on show in many other countries. Some of them…