Monthly Archives: December 2015

First-generation Japanese Pokémon trading cards to be reissued for the game’s 20th anniversary

First-generation Japanese Pokémon trading cards to be reissued for the game’s 20th anniversary

First-generation Japanese Pokémon trading cards to be reissued for the game’s 20th anniversary In commemoration of the Pokémon trading card game’s 20th anniversary next year, the Pokémon Company has revealed…

Father of shojo manga hosts yearly one-man exhibit with new and classic artwork【Images】

Father of shojo manga hosts yearly one-man exhibit with new and classic artwork【Images】

Father of shojo manga hosts yearly one-man exhibit with new and classic artwork【Images】 In 1957, Macoto Takashi revolutionized the manga world. Now, the 81-year-old artist continues to produce astounding art…

Japanese New Year: Traditions, countdowns and fireworks

Japanese New Year: Traditions, countdowns and fireworks

Japanese New Year: Traditions, countdowns and fireworks TOKYO — In some countries, Christmas decorations get taken down well after Christmas (or even New Year), but in Japan, after the 25th,…

Take a peek at these epic Sailor Moon x Saint Seiya fan art pieces!

Take a peek at these epic Sailor Moon x Saint Seiya fan art pieces!

Take a peek at these epic Sailor Moon x Saint Seiya fan art pieces! One artist’s crossover artwork featuring the is currently going viral—and it’s easy to see why! For…

Fukui defies critics of nuclear evacuation plan

Fukui defies critics of nuclear evacuation plan

Fukui defies critics of nuclear evacuation plan OSAKA – Last week’s approval by Fukui Gov. Issei Nishikawa to restart two Takahama nuclear reactors, followed by the Fukui District Court’s lifting of…

Annual New Year’s Eve singing competition Kohaku will be invaded by Star Wars

Annual New Year’s Eve singing competition Kohaku will be invaded by Star Wars

Annual New Year’s Eve singing competition Kohaku will be invaded by Star Wars Disney is getting its hands on all it can this year—you’ll even be able to catch a…

Luxury New Year lucky bags are in — including Y201.6 mil gold tea ceremony set

Luxury New Year lucky bags are in — including Y201.6 mil gold tea ceremony set

Luxury New Year lucky bags are in — including Y201.6 mil gold tea ceremony set TOKYO — New Year’s lucky bags, or “fukubukuro,” are a fun and exciting Japanese tradition,…

Planned Shinjuku attraction to offer 'real life' spy experience

Planned Shinjuku attraction to offer ‘real life’ spy experience

Planned Shinjuku attraction to offer ‘real life’ spy experience TOKYO — If you’re a living human being, there’s a very high chance you’ve, at several points in your life, recalled…

Snow globes are the newest winter trend in Japan!【Photos】

Snow globes are the newest winter trend in Japan!【Photos】

Snow globes are the newest winter trend in Japan!【Photos】 Who doesn’t love snow globes? These festive winter staples are always a holiday crowd-pleaser, but unfortunately, due to their bulky size…

11 ways to have a great Christmas date…when your date is a bowl of instant noodles

11 ways to have a great Christmas date…when your date is a bowl of instant noodles

11 ways to have a great Christmas date…when your date is a bowl of instant noodles 11 ways to have a great Christmas date…when your date is a bowl of…