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PUMA Announces New Tokyo-Inspired Collaborative Sneakers

PUMA have today detailed their latest collaborative sneakers with a curated handful of Tokyo-based designers — and they’re seriously blowing our mind. Tasked with blending the culture of Tokyo’s high-paced street life and the sports technology involved in PUMA’s ‘Ignite Disc’ series, four designers were …

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There Are 3 New “Pokémon” Titles Coming Later This Year

Nintendo has been absolutely killing it lately – their new Switch console-handheld hybrid powerhouse has been flying off the shelves. Games like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and even recently new IP Arms have been highly-praised experiences, …

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Check out the World Premiere of the New “Cardcaptor Sakura” at Anime Expo

The incentives for making your way to this years Anime Expo are only stacking as the event grows closer, and if you weren’t already planning on making your way over there, that might be about to change — especially if you’re a …

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“Osomatsu-san” Season 2 Officially Begins October 2017

It’s official, everyone’s favorite dysfunctional sextuplets are coming back beginning October 2017! In an announcement shared today by Avex, we were finally given a timeframe for the continuation to one of our all-time favorite animated series, Osomatsu-san (Mr. Osomatsu). The revelation comes just a …

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“Fist of the North Star” for PS1 Is a Glitched Piece of Art

It goes without saying that Fist of the North Star is essentially what you get when you combine the Mad Max films with anything starring Bruce Lee. The mid-80’s anime revolves around a post-apocalyptic, hyper-masculine world where as far as most people can tell, a bunch of …

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Here’s Our First Look at the “My Hero Academia” Main Antagonist

One of our most enjoyed animated series of the Spring season has been without a doubt the smash-hit second season of My Hero Academia. It’s a series filled with twists and turns which completely flips the traditional conventions of it’s genre upside down. …

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playlist.003// Dreaming of Sunny Days

This week in Tokyo is largely set to be defined by the wide-spread weather possibilities; spotty weather forecasted for Monday, Tuesday and Friday, with a windy Wednesday and rainy Thursday splashed in-between. It’s a rollercoaster that will largely be broken …

BitSummit 2017 Exposes a Flourishing Japanese Indie Game Scene

Recently, the world has been absolutely awash in amazing video games from Japanese developers across a magnitude of different genres. The windfall of fantastic games, seemingly starting with late 2016’s Final Fantasy XV and spanning titles like Nier: Automata, Nioh, …

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There’s a Studio Ghibli Theme Park Coming to Japan

Chances are that if you’ve been to Japan, you’ve probably made the sacred journey to the Ghibli Museum located in Mitaka, Tokyo. It’s been the go-to destination for Ghibli fans since 2001, but we all knew that there was potential for so …

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discussions.003// Redefining a Genre With YUC’e

If you had the opportunity to visit Anime Central’s headline event ‘Synergy’ earlier this month, you definitely witnessed the awe-inspiring performance put on by Tokyo-based producer and vocalist YUC’e. She’s quite possibly one of the fastest growing independent artists to stem from the underground music …