This is an Optimus Prime Transformer. It transforms into a pen. That's pretty much it, but goodness, what else do you need?
I went to a traditional-looking university. It was pretty, sure, but like I said, traditional-looking. Bangkok University is anything but.
Thank website Doodle of Boredom and be glad Vader is out of the ladies room and back where he belongs: riding a Pocket Monster.
One of Australia's most iconic muscle cars is coming to Forza Motorspot 4. In Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior, it was the Pursuit Special, a tuned and customized 1973 Ford XB Falcon GT.
R2-D2, the helmet. Created by Philadelphia-based artist and illustrator Jenn, this a do-it-yourself original. The force is strong with this one.
Some people love Mario. Others love Mickey. But I love Doraemon, that blue robotic cat from the future, with a pocket full of gizmos and a fear of mice. And now, the manga artist who created Doraemon, has his own museum.
Old people play video games. By old, maybe that means sixty years old? Seventy? How about 99 years old.
The Nagoya-based auto maker is already going after Western otaku with its bizarro take on virtual idol Miku Hatsune. Next up? Japanese otaku.
Might be! Developed by Thatgamecompany, Journey is set in a wind-swept desert. You are a traveler, making your way over sand dunes and through ruins.
YouTube user sonaje is talented. When he's not recreating game tunes and sound effects with his guitar, he's doing it with his mouth.
Based in Tokyo geek mecca Akihabara, Clone Factory is just that: a factory that makes clones.
Why, you'd play video games on it, just like NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. did at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. As website Joystiq points out, it took 57 workers four months to complete the 332.5 ton, 720p screen, which is comprised of 9 million LEDs.
At any geek event in Japan, you'll see them: cosplayers. Convention centers are not ideal backgrounds for the fantasy of fancy costumes. Amateur photographers who aren't happy with the shitty con setting even rent private spaces and hire cosplayers for more professional looking photos.
Understated Aloha shirts are for classy island residents. Gaudy ones for the tourists. But Hawaiian shirts covered in anime girls?
COLOR TIMER | OSAKA, JAPAN: Ultraman is packing heat—plastic heat. (Photo: Brian Ashcraft)
Kamen Rider is an ass-kickin' Japanese hero. Adults and kids alike enjoy the long-running character's latest incarnation Kamen Rider 000.
Everything is now digital. This sentence, for example, doesn't exist in tangible space. But there was a time when you could reach out and touch everything. There was a time when paper was king.
Insanity! This is the latest trailer for Akai Katana, the latest shooter from famed arcade developer Cave.