Meet Chojin Neiger. Unlike other heroes who spend their time battling foes, Neiger is often found farming, not fighting.
If you are planning on leaving your job, be sure to leave it in style. Kamen Rider style.
Don’t get me wrong. That Batman outside Tokyo is great. But Batman is an American comic book character. There’s something special about suddenly seeing a Japanese superhero out and about and doing good on the home turf.
Kamen Rider Gaim, the latest entry in the long-running Kamen Rider series, is quite interesting. It's samurai-themed, but uses fruit motifs throughout the show. That no longer raises eyebrows among viewers. A recent map that appeared on the show, however, does.
Usually when an anime hits its halfway point, I like to give a point-by-point review of its first half. However, in the case of Samurai Flamenco, this has proven impossible for me. Because depending on how the series so far is interpreted, it's either brilliant or terrible—and I can't seem to decide which.
In Japan, most little girls watch the magical girl anime Pretty Cure. Many adore it! One Grandfather decided the best way to delight his grandchild was to paint it. In watercolors.
When I heard that Japan's newest superhero show was based on fruit, I scoffed. How silly! And then, I saw their outfits. That changed everything.
Cosplay is the act of dressing up as your favorite character. Charity is helping others. Japanese businessman Akihiro Tomikawa does both.
Things weren't exactly easy. In fact, many stores in Japan didn't even want to carry the product. Sweets that you drink out of a plastic toilet? Eh... But now, Moko Moko Mokoletto is flushed with success.
This is Nao Nagasawa. She's here to unleash fists of fury. And do so at the office, apparently!
Blogger BakAnki snapped pictures of the superhero figurines doing poses that are, as he explained, "girly" or "photomodel-ish".
In Japan, there's a style of squatting called "yanki zuwari" (ヤンキー座り) or…
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They get parking tickets, they work in markets, and after a long day, they sit down for delicious dinners. That's the concept behind these photos,…
Ultraman. Kamen Rider. Gundam. These three heroes are going forces in the upcoming role-playing game Lost Heroes for the 3DS. It's a dungeon crawler—with badasses.
Ever since Kamen Rider first fired up his motorcycle over forty years ago and kicked evil Shocker ass, one thing has been missing: a pleated-skirt and sailor-suit-wearing rider. That will change.
You can say a lot of nice things about Nintendo games. Nintendo hardware, too. Wildly successful, iconic and timeless are just three of them. But how often can you say something Nintendo made was genuinely cool?