Posts tagged Japan
A new Japanese trailer for The Wolverine has been released online. In Japan, the movie is called Wolverine: Samurai.
The official synopsis:
Based on the celebrated comic book arc, this epic action-adventure takes Wolverine, the most iconic character of the X-Men universe, to modern day Japan. Out More >
Oh Japan, you’ve done it again.
I’d seriously pay money to have someone audibly engineer that soundbyte. Why? Because people in Japan always seem to be doing extraordinary things that boggle the hell out of my mind; like say for instance, the “Hugging Coat” developed by a group of students over at More >
I present to you when cultures collide. Take a story like Alice in Wonderland and mix it with the culture and flavor of Japan and what do you get? You get Tokyo Wonderland. The man who is responsible for thinking up this idea is President Nelson. And yes, apparently that’s his real name. Here is More >
I’ve been listening to J-pop for as long as I can remember. The bubbly happy tunes playing with cute girls dancing in the background in their often frilly-intricate wardrobes. The hoards of devoted fans jumping and singing along that would make Bieber or Gomez fans feel like they’re at a recital. More >
A Tokyo District Court approved a petition that ordered Google to halt its auto-complete function. A man who addressed the issue in court says it breaches his privacy when auto-completing his name and has linked him to multiple crimes in which interested employers would not hire because of the More >
This is according to Danny Choo’s website and the Japan National Tourism Organization’s website. No clear details can be found on the National Tourism’s website, but it does confirm the plan. More info is on Danny’s site. The Japanese Government is willing to pay for airfare for 10,000 More >
Nisei Week the annual festival celebrating Japanese American culture was recently held in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. This festival is one of the largest Japanese events held in Little Tokyo and held between 1st and 3rd Street of Los Angeles. The celebration brings out the best of the local More >
Reports are flooding news agencies around the world of a confirmed Sony Corp., Toshiba Corp., and Hitachi Ltd. merge of their LCD production values. With the recent disaster that is still contributing to mass turmoil and economic recovery efforts, Japan’s INCJ (Innovation Network Corp. of Japan) More >
Taiwan thought they were so cool with their Batman themed “Love Suite”. Well consider yourself owned Taiwan, because Japan has just opened their very own Jurassic Park themed Love Hotel, Jzaurass. In Jzaurass (lol, I see what you did there), guests will be able to enjoy all the sites and sounds More >
In the past day or so, PS3 owners all over the world have been rejoicing in the restoration of the PSN service. Well, everyone except for Japan. Japan will not let Sony bring PSN back online in Japan until they can prove the network has been secured. Sony was planning on having service up and More >
In what is supposed to be intuitive, inventive, and pretty darn cool, this actually comes off a little sad. In Japan, Nobuhiro Takahashi of the Graduate School of Information Systems, The University of Electro-Communications created a device that is supposed to give the user the feeling of an More >
Last week Monterey Park celebrated its 14th annual Cherry Blossom Festival. The celebration was planned and coordinated by local volunteers and offered the learning and entertainment of Japanese and Japanese American culture, and support for the community. Activities included traditional Japanese More >
The PlayStation Network started a fundraiser for saving Japan, where you donate money, and get a special Japan-themed XMB theme. The effort started on March 11, and since then, they have collected $1.3 million in donations from PS3 users. As a PSN member, I donated for the cause, and I think it’s More >
Last night crowds gathered at Meltdown Comics in Hollywood, California to raise money in a charity event organized by “We <3 Japan”. Many showed up to the event as a silent auction was held in the back, with a gallery and anime being shown all night, and many voice actors were out front, signing More >
For those of you following Naruto dubs you would recognize Liam O’Brien who is the English voice for Garaa. He is holding Naruto Messenger Bag we won in the raffle at the We Heart Japan Charity event, where all the raffle money would be donated to the Japan NGO Earthquake Relief and Recovery More >
A new hero has emerged to fight evil and save “Nippon” (aka Japan) in this historic live-action game starring a very cute and adorable pup, which should catch your attention automatically.
Nine months ago, the demon Orochi woke up for a decade-long slumber. He tried to take control over the land More >
Now here’s something easy to do to help out Japan from the recent 8.9 earthquake that hit them. AViiQ is donating $1 to the American Red Cross for every person that likes them on Facebook. So all you have to do is like them. It’s pretty easy and for a very good cause.
“We are deeply moved by the More >
UPDATE: Updated Death count, Right now there is a stream from Justin.tv, NHK World TV and AlJazaeera’s YouTube Channel. This post will be continued to be updated throughout the day to reflect new development.
At 2:46PM Japan Standard Time (7:46PM here in California) March 10th, 2011, Japan was More >
While everyone in the US is playing on their new copies of the new Black and White. Posted on the official Japanese Pokemon movie site are the new trailers for the upcoming double feature films Victini to Shiroki Eiyū Reshiram (Victini and the White Hero Reshiram) & Victini to Kuroki Eiyū Zekrom More >
On Wednesday Japan’s Fuji-Q Highland amusement park announced that it will unveil a true to life scale of the head of the EVA-02 unit in ‘The Beast’ mode from popular anime Evangelion on March 19th. It will accompany the to life scale EVA-01 unit that has already been built. On March 1st the More >
As a reflection on the success of the series, the newest pokemon game that is due out next month has already received over 1.08 million pre-order sales for both titles combined. As the giant of this business, The Pokemon Company said that they expect the pre-order sales to reach at lease 1.5 More >