This month, Spirited Away will finally be officially released in Chinese movie theaters eighteen years after the movie first came out in Japan. To promote the release, artist Zao Dao created some truly wonderful posters.
Some Japanese sandwiches are terrible. Others are okay or even very good. However, these Japanese sandwiches are world-class.
Amusement park Fuji-Q Highland is opening the closest we’ll see to a Naruto-land, filled with attractions based on the popular ninja anime and manga.
Track: Halycyon (Again) | Artist: Dan Mckie and Orbital | Album: Backroom Jukebox - 6 Years of 1980 Recordings (Part 01 (2007-09) - Compiled By Dan Mckie)
Do you live in Tokyo? Do you want to? Recently online in Japan, people listed the good points and the bad ones of living in the metropolis with the largest population density on Earth.
League of Legends pro Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok now has his own collectible figure from Super Play. It’s priced at $33 and is one of the first, if not the first, collectible figure for an esports pro. (Thanks, Sang!)
Domino’s has just released a “New Yorker One-Kilo Ultra Cheese” pizza that has been covered with, that’s right, one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of 100 percent mozzarella cheese.
Here is the character design for Motoko Kusanagi in the upcoming Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045. Russian illustrator Ilya Kuvshinov is doing the character design, and Stand Alone Complex’s Kenji Kamiyama is directing the series, which will air on Netflix in 2020.
“Remaking Final Fantasy VII has allowed us to dive much deeper into the world and its characters than ever before,” producer Yoshinori Kitase said at E3. He wasn’t kidding! Check out the characters’ pores.
Before he turned 20 years old, animator Kenji Itoso got his start working under Hayao Miyazaki at Studio Ghibli. Recently at the Finnish Embassy in Tokyo, Itoso talked about how he got his start at Ghibli, including how he made it through the interview process.
To mark Final Fantasy VII Remake’s release date, Square Enix is releasing limited edition Cloud and Sephiroth chronographs. Each is priced at $2,499 and in North America, limited to 77 pieces.
The original Japanese versions of the Dragon Ball Super fight scenes are quick and relentless. However, on Toonami, they were edited and slowed down with dropped frames.