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Nissin – “Cup Noodle Curry trio with mini GUNPLA” – Gundam anime series collaboration – Limited amount only

In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the release of Nissin Cup Noodle Curry, “Cup Noodle Curry trio with a mini GUNPLA (GUNDAM plastic model)” will be out on May 27. A total of 3 commemorative curry packages and mode[...]
Nissin – “Cup Noodle Curry trio with mini GUNPLA” – Gundam anime series collaboration – Limited amount only
Nissin – “Cup Noodle Curry trio with mini GUNPLA” – Gundam anime series collaboration – Limited amount onlyNissin – “Cup Noodle Curry trio with mini GUNPLA” – Gundam anime series collaboration – Limited amount onlyNissin – “Cup Noodle Curry trio with mini GUNPLA” – Gundam anime series collaboration – Limited amount onlyNissin – “Cup Noodle Curry trio with mini GUNPLA” – Gundam anime series collaboration – Limited amount onlyNissin – “Cup Noodle Curry trio with mini GUNPLA” – Gundam anime series collaboration – Limited amount only

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See and feel virtual water with this immersive crossmodal perception system from Solidray

Solidray, which is involved in virtual reality production, has released an immersive crossmodal system incorporating visual and tactile feedback, enabling the user to see and feel flowing water in a virtual space. “When you put o[...]
See and feel virtual water with this immersive crossmodal perception system from Solidray

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Live2D demonstrates Interactive 3D animation of 2D images

Live2D, developed by Cybernoids, is the world’s first drawing technology to enable 3D rendering of 2D images. This technology supports a variety of portable consoles and smartphones, and Live2D is already being utilized for games[...]
Live2D demonstrates Interactive 3D animation of 2D images

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K-on! movie turns out to be popular, flooding theatres.

It has been only a week ago since the K-on! (Keion) movie hit the Japanese theatres, and it has been a successful one. Although we did not recieve the exact numbers for the complete week, we can share the ranking numbers of last week w[...]
K-on! movie turns out to be popular, flooding theatres.

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Sony and Daiwa House Brings Power Saving Game Concept to your House

Today Sony CSL (Sony Computer Science Laboratory) and Daiwa House demonstrate at Daiwa House D-TEC Plaza a new entertaining concept to help people to better manager their energy consumption as well as their Home appliance. Thanks to a [...]
Sony and Daiwa House Brings Power Saving Game Concept to your House
Sony and Daiwa House Brings Power Saving Game Concept to your HouseSony and Daiwa House Brings Power Saving Game Concept to your HouseSony and Daiwa House Brings Power Saving Game Concept to your HouseSony and Daiwa House Brings Power Saving Game Concept to your HouseSony and Daiwa House Brings Power Saving Game Concept to your House

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Takara Tony Super Control Beyblade – IR Remote Control Beyblades

Takara Tony showed its Super Control Beyblade, which goes on sale in mid-July, at the Tokyo International Toy Show 2011. “With ordinary Beyblades after you launch them all you can do is just watch the battle, but with these, afte[...]
Takara Tony Super Control Beyblade – IR Remote Control Beyblades

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I love Pikachu line-up, the 2011 yellow fur generation

Banpresto recently announced a new line of Pikachu related products under the motto “I love Pikachu”. The world famous yellow furry electric guinea pig from Pokemon is back in these 2 new products launched in their Pokemon ‘Best Wishes[...]
I love Pikachu line-up, the 2011 yellow fur generation
I love Pikachu line-up, the 2011 yellow fur generation

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Rebuild of Evangelion merchandise going incredibly strong

Rebuild of Evangelion, the new theatrical edition is a series of animated films to breath new life in the big hit anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion. Original producer Gainax is teaming up with a few new studios to allow these master[...]
Rebuild of Evangelion merchandise going incredibly strong
Rebuild of Evangelion merchandise going incredibly strongRebuild of Evangelion merchandise going incredibly strongRebuild of Evangelion merchandise going incredibly strongRebuild of Evangelion merchandise going incredibly strongRebuild of Evangelion merchandise going incredibly strong

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Pimp your car with a 5” One Piece GPS!

Dinos Japan introduced last Friday its first One Piece PND (GPS). I am sure that you are familiar with the anime One Piece, but if you are not, make sure to watch it, at least the first few seasons since the story seems to last forever[...]
Pimp your car with a 5” One Piece GPS!
Pimp your car with a 5” One Piece GPS!

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Pixar working on an Adaptation of Totoro for Xmas 2011? – April Fool Warning -

Not sure what to expect here and if I am quite found of Pixar’s work I just worried when someone is talking about working on a modern adaptation of my favorite Anime. Anyway according to JapanCinema.net, Pixar is planning to release it[...]
Pixar working on an Adaptation of Totoro for Xmas 2011? – April Fool Warning -

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Joe is Japanese and he is Back for a good cause!

Back in 2007 we stumble upon a nice little teaser of an upcoming Anime: Joe is Japanese. Anyway we loved the Teaser, we loved the spirit behind the character of Joe Mc Cunney and when we received an email from the guys behind this Anim[...]
Joe is Japanese and he is Back for a good cause!

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Hatsune Miku aids in Japanese support relief

Just announced by Mikatan’s blog, Good Smile company will be producing a nendoroid edition (cute-ified mini PVC figurines) of the famous Japanese vocaloid Hatsune Miku. After the earthquake hit Eastern Japan a couple of weeks ago[...]
Hatsune Miku aids in Japanese support relief
Hatsune Miku aids in Japanese support reliefHatsune Miku aids in Japanese support reliefHatsune Miku aids in Japanese support reliefHatsune Miku aids in Japanese support reliefHatsune Miku aids in Japanese support relief

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Fulfill your dream (literally) with an Evangelion Hotel Room

From march this year, the Japanese group Highland Resort next to Fuji-San (Mount Fuji) will propose to its guest the possibility to get a uniquely designed Envagelion hotel room (30m2) for just 37,000 Yen. This room will be designed to[...]
Fulfill your dream (literally) with an Evangelion Hotel Room

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Gorgeous collection of retro Toei Anime posters

Toei Company, Japan’s famous Movie and Animation Giant, had a little exhibition earlier this year displaying some of their finest Anime posters with some published for the first time in 1958. These posters where all used to illus[...]
Gorgeous collection of retro Toei Anime posters
Gorgeous collection of retro Toei Anime postersGorgeous collection of retro Toei Anime postersGorgeous collection of retro Toei Anime postersGorgeous collection of retro Toei Anime postersGorgeous collection of retro Toei Anime posters

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Zelda:Spirit Tracks Characters Now Available in Japanese Kinder Egg

Furuta Confectionary, a Japanese toy and sweets manufacturer and seller, has released a series of high-quality toys encased in plastic capsules encased in egg-shaped milk chocolate sweets every year since 1999 – including a wide [...]
Zelda:Spirit Tracks Characters Now Available in Japanese Kinder Egg
Zelda:Spirit Tracks Characters Now Available in Japanese Kinder EggZelda:Spirit Tracks Characters Now Available in Japanese Kinder EggZelda:Spirit Tracks Characters Now Available in Japanese Kinder Egg

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Tokyo Metro Assembly Thought of the Children, Passes Anti-porn Bill

The Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly passed an ordinance yesterday that amends a law that prevents the rent and sale to minors of “harmful publications”, expanding it to include “glorified or exaggerated explicit depiction[...]
Tokyo Metro Assembly Thought of the Children, Passes Anti-porn Bill

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Nissan Introduces The One Piece Car

Today I went to a joint press conference by Nissan and Fuji TV in Odaiba, where the two companies unveiled the result of their latest collaboration: the One Piece car, also known as Thousand Serena. The car itself is a typical Nissan m[...]
Nissan Introduces The One Piece Car
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You to get a “Toaru Majutsu No Index II” Antec case!

If you are a fan of the Anime/Manga Toaru Majutsu No Index II (とある魔術の禁書目録 – Toaru Majutsu no Indekkusu) and looking for a “Geeky” way to express your love for the series, you will be glad to learn that the e-seller Links in Japan[...]
You to get a “Toaru Majutsu No Index II” Antec case!
You to get a “Toaru Majutsu No Index II” Antec case!You to get a “Toaru Majutsu No Index II” Antec case!You to get a “Toaru Majutsu No Index II” Antec case!You to get a “Toaru Majutsu No Index II” Antec case!You to get a “Toaru Majutsu No Index II” Antec case!

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Casio EXILIM Suzumiya Haruhi Collab Model

Digimono Station, a digital goods publication from Sony Magazines, has announced a collaborative product between Casio and Japanese anime The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya. A Haruhi version of the EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z800 will be availab[...]
Casio EXILIM Suzumiya Haruhi Collab Model
Casio EXILIM Suzumiya Haruhi Collab ModelCasio EXILIM Suzumiya Haruhi Collab ModelCasio EXILIM Suzumiya Haruhi Collab Model

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Microsoft Taiwan Out-Otakus Japan

The Silverlight website run by Microsoft Taiwan looks like it came from another certain Asian country: The front page is adorned with a huge anime character named Aizawa Hikaru, who was born on September 27 and weighs 42 kg. She first [...]
Microsoft Taiwan Out-Otakus Japan
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International Incentives Show Brings Together Promotional Swag Manufacturers

The 42nd International Premium Incentives Show kicked off yesterday at Sunshine City in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, gathering manufacturers of promotional swag and other products geared toward businesses – store-front signs, digital photo[...]
International Incentives Show Brings Together Promotional Swag Manufacturers
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Japan: It’s Not Funny Anymore, an Interesting article to read

A good friend of mine pointed out this Kotaku article to me. I am sure that you have heard about Kotaku; a US based Video Game Blog/Magazine that is pretty popular around the web. They posted the following article: Japan: It’s Not Funn[...]
Japan: It’s Not Funny Anymore, an Interesting article to read
Japan: It’s Not Funny Anymore, an Interesting article to readJapan: It’s Not Funny Anymore, an Interesting article to readJapan: It’s Not Funny Anymore, an Interesting article to readJapan: It’s Not Funny Anymore, an Interesting article to readJapan: It’s Not Funny Anymore, an Interesting article to read

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