Fans of Hayao Miyazaki’s “Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind” are getting a treat in December. The Oscar-winning anime has been adapted into a Kabuki work that is currently being performed at the Shinbashi Enbujo Theatre in Higashiginza in Tokyo, Japan. The play includes Kabuki superstars Onoe Kikunosuke and Nakamura Shichinosuke. Kikunosuke plays Nausicaa, pictured above, and he previously said he has been preparing … Continue reading Kabuki Based On Manga, Fairy Tale, And Charlie Chaplin!
The University of Tokyo, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), and three companies in Fukui prefecture including toy makers from Tokyo, teamed-up to build a miniature satellite named the G-Satellite. The G-Satellite will be placed into orbit during the entire Tokyo 2020 Olympics. But the coolest part is that it will carry two very important passengers–Mobile Suit Gundam’s RX-78-2 Gundam and MS-06S Char’s Zaku II! … Continue reading Tokyo 2020 G-Satellite Will Orbit Space With Mobile Suit Gundam!
It looks like at least one man in Osaka isn’t going to be celebrating at KFC Japan this holiday season. A 51-year old salary man in Osaka, Japan was using the train to get to from his house to his work, which seems like a pretty normal thing. The only problem was that he just wasn’t paying for the train ticket…for four years! That’s right, … Continue reading Osaka Man Pockets $800,000 Yen By Not Paying Train Fare For Four Years!