Arcade gaming in Japan is on another level. If you have ever seen an expert Dance Dance Revolution player in Japan, then you know what I mean. But today, while perusing awesome Twitter posts from Japan, I cam across a Japanese gamer that became part of the game. Checkout what I mean: https://twitter.com/tutsuzi_yuzu/status/1120285405562068992 This was posted by Japanese Twitter user @tutsuzi_yuzu . This has to … Continue reading Japan Has Some Fun Gamers!
My first trip to Japan (many years ago), was also my first trip overseas, so I really didn’t know what to expect on the 14 hour flight. The longest flight I had been on before was a couple of hours, and I had no idea what would–or wouldn’t–be available for me on such a long flight. Fortunately, it all worked out for me in the … Continue reading 5 Things To Bring On Your Plane To Japan!
Sanrio is opening a new store in Asakusa on April 27, 2019, and in honor of the new store, you can ride inside of a Hello Kitty Rickshaw! The new store will be located at Asakusa Orange Street. As you can see, it is as-if you are being eaten by Hello Kitty, but in a very cute way. The Hello Kitty rickshaw will take you … Continue reading Ride A Hello Kitty Rickshaw In Japan!
Hey everyone, the 34th Sanrio Character Ranking is live, and you can cast your vote for your favorite Sanrio Character. You have plenty of choices, as there are 80 different character to choose from! Of course, some of the most popular characters are listed first, and include the following elite eight: You can vote for one character per day up until 11am on May 27, … Continue reading 34th Sanrio Character Ranking Is Live!
With the “Pokemon: Detective Pikachu” movie coming out very soon, Pokemon fans everywhere are bursting with anticipation. It seems that Ryan Reynolds, the voice of Pikachu in the movie, knows it too. He recently released this “behind the scenes” casting video of many of the Pokemon in the movie. Check it out: After seeing that, I think I’m a bit more excited to see the … Continue reading Checkout The “Behind The Scenes” Casting For Detective Pikachu!
YouTuber Rob Landes released a video in which he is playing “Super Mario” music at different levels–noob, amateur, hardcore, and elite–and the video has gone viral with over 6.2 million views! Checkout his video: What makes the video really funny is how he changes his outfit as he progresses in levels, beginning with a black shirt and ending with a full Mario costume with hat … Continue reading Violinst Playing “Super Mario” Music At Different “Levels” Has Gone Viral!
For years, news reports and stories about Japan’s decreasing population have dominated many of the headlines, and it looks like that is going to continue. The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications announced that for the 8th consecutive year, Japan’s total population, including foreigners, has decreased by a total of 263,000. This leaves total population at 126.44 million. But the decreasing population is only part … Continue reading Japan’s Total Population Decreases For Eight Consecutive Year!
If you are reading this, then you are probably getting ready for an amazing trip to Japan. But before you arrive, checkout these 10 things you should know about Japan! Also, don’t forget to checkout our other post about Japanese Manners For Travel To Japan! Bring Cash Though Japan is slowly making changes to payment methods in advance of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Japan is … Continue reading 10 Things You Should Know Before Your Trip To Japan!
Coffee is popular in most parts of the world, but few places have as much anime latte art as Japan. And one of the masters of this cute craft is Japanese Twitter user @george_10g . His real name is Kazuki Yamamoto, and he is originally from Okayama Prefecture. Above, you can see Yamamoto-san’s cool Kirby made from latte foam, and you cam checkout more of … Continue reading Checkout This Cool, Cute Latte Art!
For everyone that still thinks that the world of Pokemon is for kids, you don’t seem to understand just how much money Pokemon is worth. Recently, a rare Pokemon card collection went up for sale at an asking price of 1.2 Million yen, which is about $10,800 US Dollars. Not bad for a bunch of cards, right? Still, this is no where near the most … Continue reading Pokemon Collection Selling For 1.2 Million Yen!