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Track: ‘Round Midnight | Artist: Miles Davis & John Coltrane | Album: ‘Round About Midnight

The SNK Themed Stores and Cafes The World Deserves The SNK Themed Stores and Cafes The World Deserves

For a limited time only, there are four SNK official shops in Tokyo, filled with themed merch, food and drink.

Magic the Gathering’s Japanese event MagicFest Kitakyushu has been canceled due to a Wizards of the Coast scheduling mistake. Originally slated for May 17–20, the event was to be held in Kitakyushu in Fukuoka and it might be rescheduled for later this year.

We Didn't Intend To Whitewash Tennis Star, Says Noodle Maker We Didn't Intend To Whitewash Tennis Star, Says Noodle Maker

Last year, US Open champ Naomi Osaka signed a deal to appear in Nissin Cup Noodle commercials. The latest one, an anime version, has been criticized for whitewashing the biracial tennis star.

Falling Winter. Skogafoss (Forest Falls) in southern Iceland. By Jim | Flickr

Track: Wild Is The Wind (Live) | Artist: David Bowie | Album: Glastonbury 2000

Man Arrested For Allegedly Selling A Customized Anime Figure In Japan  Man Arrested For Allegedly Selling A Customized Anime Figure In Japan 

A 39-year-old man has been arrested in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan for allegedly customizing and selling an unauthorized customized anime figure.

Pokémon Cosplay Has Gotten Easier For Cats Pokémon Cosplay Has Gotten Easier For Cats

Now there are officially licensed Pokémon hats for your cats. Cute, right? The only trick is getting your cat to wear one!

The Japanese Whisky Shortage Won't Stop [Update] The Japanese Whisky Shortage Won't Stop [Update]

Earlier this year, Suntory announced that it was pulling Hakushu 12 and Hibiki 17 off the market. Now the Kirin Distillery is yanking one of the best Japanese whisky deals from shelves: Kirin Sanroku Cask Aged Spirit.

Boats in the Harbor. Varanasi, India. By Juan Antonio Segal | Flickr

Track: Jói & Karen (Ryuichi Sakamoto Rework) | Artist: Jóhann Jóhannsson | Album: Englabörn & Variations

The Complex World Of Japanese Business Manners The Complex World Of Japanese Business Manners

Manners in Japan are tricky, complex and sometimes hard to follow—even for Japanese people.

How To Make Ace Combat VR Even More Immersive How To Make Ace Combat VR Even More Immersive

This is Taka. He’s really into fighter planes and has figured out how to up the immersion factor in Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown.

Detective Pikachu Trailer Just Dealt A Fart Joke  Detective Pikachu Trailer Just Dealt A Fart Joke 

Since 1996, when Pokémon debuted, I have not once wondered whether or not a Pikachu can fart. Then I watched the latest Detective Pikachu trailer.

A Small Town With An Old Canal. Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz, Bavaria, Germany. By Christian Amthor.

Track: Series of Dreams | Artist: Bob Dylan | Album: The Bootleg Series Volumes 1-3 (Rare & Unreleased) 1961-1991

Japan's Most Downloaded Nintendo Switch Games of 2018 Japan's Most Downloaded Nintendo Switch Games of 2018

Wonder what Switch games were downloaded the most last year in Japan? How about which download-only games did well? Let’s find out!

Here is the first look at the cast in costume for the upcoming Devil May Cry stage adaptation. Called Devil May Cry: The Live Hacker, the production runs from March 1 to March 10 in Tokyo. Tickets go on sale tomorrow.

Former Bandai Employees Allegedly Embezzled Money In Giant Gundam Project Former Bandai Employees Allegedly Embezzled Money In Giant Gundam Project

Two former Bandai employees have been arrested on suspicion of swindling the company out of 200 million yen ($1.8 million) between July 2013 and November 2016.

This Is Not A Human Fashion Model, But A CG Person This Is Not A Human Fashion Model, But A CG Person

Meet Imma. On her Twitter page, she describes herself as a virtual model and proudly declares, “I want to attract humans to the fashion show.”

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