Iron Man is perhaps the most popular character from The Avengers in Japan. It's not just Robert Downey Jr.'s performance as the witty, egomaniac Tony Stark, but the iconic sleek red and gold mechanical suit he dons that make the man of gold-titanium alloy that people love so much.
Fact: Many of the most important moments in my life have been marked by Antonio Carlos Jobim's wonderful song, The Girl from Ipanema. That song seems to drift through my best moments.
While Microsoft is busy opening this year's Tokyo Game Show with the kick off press conference, our industrious colleagues over at Kotaku Japan were busy swarming all over the Playstation booth.
Kotaku Japan, the Japanese version of Kotaku.com, is celebrating its one year anniversary. Congrats to the entire Kotaku Japan team!
On April 20th, I wrote a post titled "Do Not Trust This Magazine's Review Scores" that showed what seems to be the conflict of interest Japanese magazine Famitsu has. And what a conflict of interest it is.
Square Enix doesn't only make Final Fantasy games. It also makes Dragon Quest games. But besides that, it also makes figures. Fancy figures.
If you live in Japan you may have noticed that you're not able to read or even see this right now. In fact, you're probably reading a very similar Kotaku, except entirely in Japanese.