Tag: Japan


Super Nintendo World Aerial Shots Show A Real Mushroom Kingdom 1

Super Nintendo World Aerial Shots Show A Real Mushroom Kingdom

 |  Clement Goh
New images of Nintendo’s anticipated Super Nintendo World theme park are circulating online, showing off a colourful island of pipes and plastic shrubs for guests to navigate through. The park features (tempting) platforms seen in many 3D Mario games while koopa shells are scattered across the park. The kingdom’s shrubs are also complimented with fake […]
Five Sharp Indie Games From BitSummit 2019 4

Five Sharp Indie Games From BitSummit 2019

 |  Joel Couture
BitSummit: 7 Spirits brought a stunning array of indie games to Kyoto, Japan, showcasing experiences where players could devastate whole cities with giant robots, solve puzzles in lethal escape rooms while lashed to a wheelchair or help dogs hurl their owners through buildings. It was a celebration of the variety of humour, heart, and exciting […]
Takashi Miike’s New Action-Thriller ‘First Love’ Gets Detailed 1

Takashi Miike’s New Action-Thriller ‘First Love’ Gets Detailed

 |  Brendan Frye
A synopsis has been released for cult film director Takashi Miike’s upcoming ‘First Love’, which will be releasing at the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight.
Tokyo Game Show 2018 - Jump Force Preview

Tokyo Game Show 2018 – Jump Force Preview

 |  Preston Dozsa
Jump Force is, in all likelihood, the most fanservice oriented fighting game ever made. Featuring characters from One Piece, Naruto, Bleach, Dragonball and many other franchises, the game is being developed as Weekly Shonen Jump is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Having played several matches against A.I. opponents at Tokyo Game Show 2018, I’m left wondering […]
Japan Celebrates 30th Anniversary of a Bridge with Slowpoke Themed Event

Japan Celebrates 30th Anniversary of a Bridge with Slowpoke Themed Event

 |  Zubi Khan
A Pokémon themed festival is coming to Japan in August, more specifically, a Slowpoke themed festival that features the adorably slow pink monster as the main highlight.
Media Create Sales October 23 To October 29 2017

Media Create Sales October 23 To October 29 2017

 |  Zubi Khan
For those interested in the world of game sale numbers (at least in Japan), the latest Media Create Sales have just come out for October, specifically October 23 to October 29, 2017. Unsurprisingly, the just-released Super Mario Odyssey title for the Nintendo Switch has taken the number one spot, selling an impressive 462,038 units during […]
Media Create Weekly Sales Figures for April 10-16

Media Create Weekly Sales Figures for April 10-16

 |  Remington Joseph
The latest Media Create sales figures were released today, covering between April 10th and April 16, 2017.
Your Name Sells 20 Billion Yen to Become 2nd Best-Selling Domestic Film in Japan

Your Name Sells 20 Billion Yen to Become 2nd Best-Selling Domestic Film in Japan

 |  Ana Valens
In Japan, Your Name (also known as Kimi no Na wa) has just made national history. The film has grossed over 20 billion yen, making it the second best-selling Japanese film in the country’s history, beating out Howl’s Moving Castle and Princess Mononoke.
Your Name Passes Princess Mononoke, Earning 19.4 Billion Yen in Japan

Your Name Passes Princess Mononoke, Earning 19.4 Billion Yen in Japan

 |  Ana Valens
Makoto Shinkai’s 2016 coming-of-age anime film Your Name has been one of the greatest box office releases in Japan during 2016. But reports suggest that the anime feature is surpassing one of Hayao Miyazaki’s classics. As of Nov. 28, 2016, Your Name has landed 19.4 billion yen in the Japanese box office, surpassing Princess Mononoke‘s 19.3 […]
Sadako vs Kayako (Movie) Review 1

Sadako vs Kayako (2016) Review

 |  Bella Lara Blondeau
Ringu is one of Japan’s most well-known media exports, and for good reason—it’s a solid franchise.


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