Sad news for avid fans of the hit Japanese anime series Lupin III—the show’s long-time voice actor for the character Goemon Ishikawa XIII, Makio Inoue, passed away at the age of 81 last November 29, 2019. Inoue is a Japanese actor and voice actor who started his career in the 1960s with minor roles in […]
Both the government and citizens of Japan appear to have not forgotten about their feline friends and included them in their preparations.
A man in need of heeding the call of nature pressed a 1,000 yen (about P500) bill into another man’s hand to go ahead of him in a restroom line.
Before Studio Ghibli, the most-acclaimed Japanese animation studio we know of today, there was Topcraft. Established in 1971 by former Toei Animation producer Toru Hara, the studio started making its name in the animation industry through hand-drawn titles and productions of “Macross: Do You Remember Love?” and “Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind.” Although […]
Most pet lovers would agree that Hachiko is everyone’s favorite doggo from Japan. He is admired by people all over the world that a bronze statue was even built in remembrance of his loyalty. But have you heard of Ken Kun the vendor doggo? He might be Hachiko’s great-great-grandson! Kidding aside, Ken Kun is another […]
“Tatsuo Miyajima: Being Coming”, the Japanese artist’s largest solo show to date, will open on May 18 at Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum in China.
Fans and enthusiasts trooped to the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City on August 25 and 26 to catch the latest happening offered by this year’s The Best Of Anime Convention. Held every year in Manila, the Best of Anime, or BOA, is a must-attend event for Pinoy Otakus as it showcases the best of […]
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Who says farming can’t be artsy? In Japan’s Aomori Prefecture, the residents have been keeping a yearly tradition of creating rice paddy art or tambo art. For this year’s art, a pair of rice fields were dedicated to two iconic characters from the 1950s. The first rice field features a scene from the classic film […]