Monthly Archives: April 2015

8 places you need to visit to really understand Japan

8 places you need to visit to really understand Japan

8 places you need to visit to really understand Japan To truly understand a country’s people, you need to know something about their history and where they came from. This…

Six things Tokyo has less of than any other city in Japan

Six things Tokyo has less of than any other city in Japan

Six things Tokyo has less of than any other city in Japan Being the capital city, Tokyo very often tends to come out on top when it comes to rankings –…

Welcome to a “Bravely” new world; Future awaits for giant mecha; Shooting with your own Type-A fighter plane

Welcome to a “Bravely” new world; Future awaits for giant mecha; Shooting with your own Type-A fighter plane

Welcome to a “Bravely” new world; Future awaits for giant mecha; Shooting with your own Type-A fighter plane Japanese role-playing-game fans rejoice! This month sees the release of the eagerly…

Beautiful hotel on the Shikoku coast will make you feel like you’ve warped from Japan to Greece

Beautiful hotel on the Shikoku coast will make you feel like you’ve warped from Japan to Greece

Beautiful hotel on the Shikoku coast will make you feel like you’ve warped from Japan to Greece Japan is an island nation. That means that wherever you go, you’re never…

Manic shooter Not A Hero gets a demo

Manic shooter Not A Hero gets a demo

Manic shooter Not A Hero gets a demo   Imagine a game with the pace, 16-bit graphics and gore of Hotline Miami, but reconfigured as a side-scrolling puzzle shooter, and…

These Japanese cat masks both enchant and terrify

These Japanese cat masks both enchant and terrify

These Japanese cat masks both enchant and terrify Cats have been our free-willed companions for centuries, even revered as gods in some cultures, and in modern times still have our…

HondaJet makes its first flight in Japan as it nears full-scale production in the US

HondaJet makes its first flight in Japan as it nears full-scale production in the US

HondaJet makes its first flight in Japan as it nears full-scale production in the US After several decades of research, development, and testing, the HondaJet is almost ready for delivery….

Buddhist temple singles parties: The enlightened way to find a romantic partner

Buddhist temple singles parties: The enlightened way to find a romantic partner

Buddhist temple singles parties: The enlightened way to find a romantic partner Buddhism and Shintoism share space pretty peacefully in Japan, partially thanks to a division of duties. Shinto shrines,…

Peace Kitchen: promoting Japanese food (and maybe something more) across the world

Peace Kitchen: promoting Japanese food (and maybe something more) across the world

Peace Kitchen: promoting Japanese food (and maybe something more) across the world As RocketNews24 readers, you are probably a bit more savvy than most about what Japanese food is, but…

Hawks’ Lee strokes go-ahead double in victory over Marines

Hawks’ Lee strokes go-ahead double in victory over Marines

Hawks’ Lee strokes go-ahead double in victory over Marines   CHIBA – Lee Dae-ho delivered a tiebreaking two-run double in the third inning, and the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks hung on…