Monthly Archives: February 2015

Students at new online high school in Japan make anime-style avatars for virtual campus

Students at new online high school in Japan make anime-style avatars for virtual campus

Students at new online high school in Japan make anime-style avatars for virtual campus As society and education changes, Japan is slowly opening up to the idea of online high…

PS4 gets Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest crossover cover plate in Japan

PS4 gets Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest crossover cover plate in Japan

PS4 gets Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest crossover cover plate in Japan Sony is holding a contest from February 24 to April 26, with the opportunity to win a special PlayStation…

Japanese people share their family mottos, from “Eat first, think later” to “New Year, new pants”

Japanese people share their family mottos, from “Eat first, think later” to “New Year, new pants”

Japanese people share their family mottos, from “Eat first, think later” to “New Year, new pants” Kakun (家訓) literally means “family precept”, and refers to the principles that an individual Japanese family lives…

A simple paint trick to make your anime robot models look extra sexy

A simple paint trick to make your anime robot models look extra sexy

A simple paint trick to make your anime robot models look extra sexy Although the RX-78 Gundam is the most famous mobile suit from the original Mobile Suit Gundam anime…

King ‘Korokke’

King ‘Korokke’ TOKYO — “Korokke” is the Japanese name for a deep-fried dish originally related to the French dish, croquette. It was introduced to Japan in the early 1900s and…

Company in Japan hiring for position of Ninja Master

Company in Japan hiring for position of Ninja Master

Company in Japan hiring for position of Ninja Master   TOKYO — One company in Japan has put out an honest-to-goodness help-wanted ad for a ninja master. Twitter user Hojinga…

Fans mourn Sega’s exit from console video game market

Fans mourn Sega’s exit from console video game market

Fans mourn Sega’s exit from console video game market TOKYO — Sega Sammy Holdings, the parent company that now controls one-time video gaming pioneer Sega, is looking to seriously overhaul…

Deodorizing toilet paper hits the Japanese hat trick of cute animals, cleanliness, and puns

Deodorizing toilet paper hits the Japanese hat trick of cute animals, cleanliness, and puns

Deodorizing toilet paper hits the Japanese hat trick of cute animals, cleanliness, and puns Isn’t it infuriating when you run into one of those completely pompous people who strut around…

The fight of the new century

The fight of the new century

  The fight of the new century TOKYO — A long-anticipated match between boxing champions, characterized by many as the “fight of the century,” is at last coming to pass….

The cutest sailor uniforms we’ve ever seen come in jellyfish and galaxy prints!

The cutest sailor uniforms we’ve ever seen come in jellyfish and galaxy prints!

The cutest sailor uniforms we’ve ever seen come in jellyfish and galaxy prints! Even if you’re not a particular fan of Sailor Moon, you’ve got to love Japan’s cute sailor…