Tag Archives: america

STUDIO GHIBLI’S LATEST FILM – KOKURIKO-ZAKA KARA will be in theaters! 06.08.12

This news made my day yesterday. Studio Ghibli’s latest film ”From Up on Poppy Hill / Kokuriko Zaka Kara” 『コクリコ坂から』will be released in March 2013 in America. I have’t got an chance to watch it in Japan, I believe the Blue-Ray just came … READ MORE

RIZE North America Tour – Awesomeness Beyond Belief. (With Fade, Hip Hop Gamer, JR Junior) 03.30.12

The ultra awesome numetal group RIZE just finished their North American tour this week. With two dates in Toronto and one in New York City, Rize gave three great performances and captured the hearts of many new fans. I myself … READ MORE

Graphics: the reason Japanese video games are less popular? 05.03.11

The folks over at Kotaku posted an interesting article about the state of video games created in and outside of Japan. They pose the question of whether or not Japanese-made video games are less popular to Western audiences because of … READ MORE

Curious about the new Hooters restaurant in Japan? Read this story by one of its waitresses 12.13.10

Hooters, the (in)famous American restaurant where scantily-clad women bring tables of men beer, chicken wings, and monster burgers, recently opened its first (yes, first) such restaurant in Japan. This article over at Slate was written by Paige Ferrari (not sure … READ MORE