Hiromi Tsuru, best known for her role as Bulma in the popular Dragon Ball series (who she has been voicing since 1986), has unfortunately passed away at the not so ripe old age of 57, ending the chapter of yet another legendary seiyuu. Found unconscious in her car on... Read more
A falling camera at a Nogizaka46 concert has crushed three concert-goers, with many leaping to condemn the event’s staff for negligence. Japanese variety show “Sukkiri” recently reported on the incident, which occurred some time ago at the July 7th concert held at the Tokyo Dome in Suidobashi when a... Read more
The fake news media is now attacking GEoM Trump for his “disrespectful” one-toss of his box of fish chow to the greedy koi below, despite Abe following up in exactly the same fashion. During his trip to Japan, President Trump joined Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in feeding the... Read more
An avid Kantai Collection fan has been arrested for hiding inside a game center after hours so he could get his hands on the new cards for the Kantai Collection arcade game – at least proving that not all fans have abandoned the franchise for Azur Lane yet after... Read more
  Singer Ichirou Mizuki began his musical career in 1968, and in January of 2018, the man known as the “Aniki of Anisong” will celebrate the 50th anniversary of his debut with a two day live concert event at Yomiuriometachi Hall in Tokyo. The concert performances will be held... Read more
  In November of 2017, a new pub / eatery is opening in Nishi-Ikebukuro that seeks to give patrons the experience of work-weary mecha pilots meeting at a secret base to knock back a few drinks and share war stories. The establishment is called Eizo Izakaya Robo Kichi (“Mind’s... Read more
  The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (known in Japan as Toki wo Kakeru Shōjo), a classic 1965 romantic science fiction novel about a high school girl who accidentally acquires the power to time-travel, is being adapted into a stage-play that will run for 10 performances at the Panasonic Globe Theatre... Read more
  A new exhibit entitled “The Man the World Called Mifune” that celebrates the life and career of legendary actor Toshiro Mifune (Seven Samurai, Rashomon) is coming to Tokyo in October of 2017, and it features some 200 pieces of memorabilia including candid photos, movie props, and (for the 1st... Read more
Japanese police have made the nation’s “first ever” VR porn bust, seizing 40,000 obscene BDs from a merchant who cleared some 70 million yen in sales. Tokyo police apprehended a 47-year-old man who was selling the obscene BDs from his apartment in Shinjuku’s Kabukicho district, all of which were... Read more
One Tokyo school’s programming course is trying to attract more male participants by introducing maids to its classes, a rather strange draw that will probably have some students fruitlessly flirting rather than actually learning. Lessons taught by the class will try to focus on interaction between students, allowing paying... Read more