Hakuho Defeats Kisenosato

The headline says it all. Yokozuna Hakuho (10-1) had no mercy for Ozeki Kisenosato (10-1), charging straight at Kisenosato and sending him out of the ring. This was Kisenosato’s first loss in the tournament, meaning that he and Hakuho are now tied for the lead. Hakuho is the most successful sumo wrestler in the history…

Den Den Town: Nipponbashi Street Festa

Den Den Town (Nipponbashi) is the go-to place in the Osaka downtown district during March, for its very popular annual Nipponbashi Street Festa–an otaku-matsuri extravaganza. Den Den Town is known for its electronic shops that are lined with a mix of old school, new school, hip trending fashion, anime, manga, movies and games–reminiscent of what…

Japan is Hiring Ninjas

Yesterday was the last day to apply to be an official Ninja for Aichi Prefecture in Japan. That’s right, while most of us are sitting in an office wondering what the sun and sky look like, six lucky people will be able to live-out their childhood dreams of being a Ninja. The Ninjas are part…

Kisenosato Remains Unbeaten

Kisenosato (10-0) remained perfect in his ongoing bid for his first career championship. Kisenosato managed to manhandle Yokozuna Kakuryu (7-3) out of the ring, and is the only wrestler that remains unbeaten. Kakuryu initially had Kisenosato pushed-back towards the straw bales, but Kisenosato dug deep and forced his way to a win. Tomorrow’s match against…

Kisenosato defeats Kotoshogiku

Ozeki Kotoshogiku’s (7-2) dream of becoming a Yokozuna just got a little tougher, as he lost quickly in his match against Ozeki Kisenosato, who improved to 9-0. Kisenosato is getting closer to his first career championship. Kisenosato took advantage of Kotoshogiku’s usual low charge, and managed to slap him down so fast that Kotoshogiku didn’t…

Nisekoi 210

This week we move back to the main plot-line of Nisekoi, as Raku dreams about the promise he made as a child—to marry the person who gave him the locket. Raku is worried that he still has not been able to choose between Chitoge and Onodera, and time is running out. When he arrives at…

Nisekoi 209

When we last saw Shu Maiko and Ruri Miyamoto, they were helping a lost American child named Rosa look for her parents. Ruri was also troubled with trying to understand why she keeps thinking about Shu. And we were left with Ruri wondering why Shu confides in her so much. Shu tells Ruri that he…

Kisenosato Stays Unbeaten

Unbeaten Ozeki Kisenosato (8-0) defeated Ikioi (7-1) at Edion Arena in Osaka, on the 8th day of the 15-day Spring tournament. Kinsenosato entered the day with a tie for the lead with No. 4 maegashira Ikioi. But by defeating Ikioi, he took the sole lead of the tourney. He is seeking his first grand tournament…

Episode 453

In the latest Naruto Shippuden filler episodes, we come to the story of Itachi, and learn how his experiences on the battlefield shaped his mind set and views of the world. In this week’s episode 453: Itachi’s Story – “Light and Darkness: The Pain of Living”, we find Itachi as a genin, going on missions…