I mean, you can't go to Japan and not order their national dish (corn mayonnaise pizza)!
Real video game professionals know that Tokyo Game Show isn’t just about trying out new games, it’s also about loading up on expensive game-themed merchandise. There’s a startling array of awesome licensed goods here for you to blow your paycheck on; here are the best of this year.
Starting next year, PS Vita shipments will stop in Japan, reports Mantan Web. Sony Interactive Entertainment exec Hiroyuki Oda added, “Right now, I’d like you to consider that there is no PS Vita successor hardware.”
Today was the first day of this year’s Tokyo Game Show. It was a business day, which means the show wasn’t open to the public. But here’s your inside look.
Every year, the Tokyo Game Show seems to have a specific theme. One year, there was a plethora of mobile games and another year VR was getting all the buzz. This year, there are certainly a good number of gaming chairs.
Cafe Leblanc isn’t only a place for serious coffee lovers, but it’s also where Tokyo Game Show visitors can play some Persona Q2.
It’s time to have a closer look at Nero’s new design in the waxy flesh. Capcom rolled out a life-sized statue of the character’s Devil May Cry 5 iteration at its Tokyo Game Show booth.
Strategy guide for the original Metroid, spotted in Akihabara.
Do you know your Totoros? (Spotted at the Kiddy Land toy store in Harajuku.)
Walking up and down the floors of the massive multi-level arcades in Akihabara can trigger some unexpected nostalgic responses, but I certainly wasn’t expecting this one.
Last Friday, the Tsukiji Market held its final auction. The 83-year-old exchange and major Tokyo tourist attraction is moving to a new waterfront location in Toyosu. Soon, the Tsukiji Market will be gone.
This very rare, very early Japanese game history book published in 1988 is currently for sale in Akihabara for about $200. Check out that young Miyamoto mugshot!
Ah, yes, the complete series.
The fact that you can walk into Japanese music stores and buy a brand-new copy of the soundtrack to the original Nintendo 64 version of Super Smash Bros. because it’s still in print and was never out of print will never cease to impress me.
As a well-known appreciator of Final Fantasy V, to the point where I wrote a whole book about it, I love that Japan feels the same way to the point that there’s actually a market for this very specific merch based on this 1992 Super Famicom game.
Hello, do you love Kirby but hate your cat? Now you can shove your cat’s head into a Kirby-shaped hat, thanks to the miracle of Japanese vending machines.
Tales of Vesperia is getting a stage play in Japan, Famitsu reports. It’s the latest “Tales of the Stage” and follows the popular adaptation Tales of the Abyss.
Later this year, My Neighbor Totoro will be the first Studio Ghibli film to get a theatrical release in China. According to the Hollywood Reporter (via ANN), the movie will have a Chinese language dub and if the release is successful, Studio Ghibli will release more of its films theatrically in China.