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Bishoujo jidai anime Oda Nobuna no Yabou (“The Ambition of Nobuna Oda” – not to be confused with historical warlord Nobunaga Oda) may prove the surprise hit of the season – largely thanks to its superb art and immaculate production values, and in spite of its distressingly generic male protagonist and overused timeslip plot trope…

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  • Anonymous commented on July 30, 2012 05:43

    汚い外人め。。。w... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 18, 2012 03:05

    Well, hairy males can be cute, too. In Hyouge Mono the protagonist obsession is so intense that even during sex scene with his wife he compares her breasts to a masterpiece (teapot).... More


30 Unforgettably Bizarre Japanese Helmets

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The bizarre taste in helmets of Japanese samurai, generals and warlords would put any modern cosplayer to shame, and sengoku jidai buffs have been busily collecting up some of the most egregiously eccentric examples.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 2, 2012 08:28

    The top hat looking one is a confusian hat, they exhisted in China for over a thousand years, and in Korea for over half of that. I actually suspect the european top hat was... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 30, 2012 08:38

    Reminds me of of that girl from Rance.... More


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No less than the Embassy of Finland in Tokyo has interviewed the creator of Strike Witches about the inception of adorable Finnish witch Eila Ilmatar Juutilainen.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 27, 2013 19:51

    she either has great influence or it proves how weak and spineless finnland is lol i kid finnland and eila are great... More

  • kamehappo commented on February 27, 2013 07:44

    Hurrah & other jubilations then! They don`t need Finland`s share of 11,7 billion Euro then!!!... More


Ishihara in the US: “I’m Buying the Senkaku Islands!”

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Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara has announced on a visit to the USA that he is negotiating for Tokyo to buy the Senkaku Islands, currently the subject of Chinese claims.

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  • U.N. Owen commented on July 31, 2013 08:21

    Most Americans don't even know who he is.... More

  • U.N. Owen commented on July 31, 2013 08:21

    The Koreans are no longer helpless so that would probably end badly for him.... More


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Gallup polls show Americans to be more favourably inclined to Japan than ever, with no less than 83% reporting favourable opinions of the former “yellow peril,” with only Germany and America’s 3 colonies liked more – a result which has some Japanese scratching their heads.

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  • Zeta986 commented on May 13, 2012 22:27

    i hate canada because it`s Justin bieber`s homeland... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 12, 2012 04:26

    Sore loser go spread your hate some where else... More


Korea: “We’ll Surround Your Embassy With Sex Slaves!”

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South Korea’s president has threatened to surround the Japanese embassy with “comfort women” statues if Japan does not start coughing up more apologies and cash for the alleged wartime misconduct.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 6, 2013 03:26

    This is just all fucking bullshits japs and some otakus in this site say that jap government already apologized but the reality is they are arguing the nanking masccre and sexual slaves were faked by china... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 6, 2013 03:20

    we japenis do not accept the truth from forigin countries. they should be our slave death~... More


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Yamakan, in many respects the production staff equivalent to Aya Hirano, is in hot water for his controversial remarks again, this time having spewed some barely decipherable nonsense about the extermination of the Jews…

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  • Anonymous commented on September 9, 2012 04:13

    The Jews totally did 9/11. It's practically an open secret, now. Only people's fear of being called "antisemitic" is holding people back from screaming the truth. http://rediscover911.com/who-did-911/... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 9, 2012 04:10

    Google for: Did the Dimona Dozen Murder the Fukushima 50 That, and the Jews have spread their usurious banking practices around the world, so that we are all debt slaves to them. Sadly, the world is... More


Retro Japanese Futurism Quite Something

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Lovers of retro science fiction have lately been delighted by Japanese visions of the future dating from the middle of the twentieth century.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 29, 2011 20:48

    If you're talking about Fusion (something not even usable yet), then you don't use helium, you use hydrogen as fuel and produce helium as a by-product. Note that currently fusion means KABOOM. Not an energy source.... More

  • Raven commented on October 28, 2011 11:51

    Ha! Some of this stuff is bording on Steampunk :)... More


Thermae Romae – “Rome Has Been Yellow-Washed”

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Japanese manga fans are marvelling at both the amount of effort the makers of the movie adaptation of Roman gag manga THERMAE ROMAE have put in, and the sight of a cast of ancient Romans played by Japanese actors…

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  • Anonymous commented on March 5, 2013 05:20

    See you the movie in celestial movie Channel... hehehehehehehe........ LUCU BANGET>>>... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 8, 2011 04:00

    Many way to ROME?!? NNNNNNNOOOOOOOOO!?!... More


Korea Renames UK Sea Over “Sea of Japan” Refusal

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The South Korean government is threatening to start using the Argentine name for the seas surrounding the Falkland Islands after the UK government refused to go along with its demands for it to rename the “Sea of Japan” the “East Sea” on its own maps, much to the glee of the Japanese and the incomprehension or indifference of practically everyone else.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 11, 2013 02:44

    Just MOVE japan far into pacific, like its neigbours will miss them...... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 1, 2011 13:15

    Is that why there's no chinese kimchi anywhere in the asian market?... More


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The mascot for an obscure Japanese town has caused a scandal after daring to say that Japan killed 20 million in a war of aggression, with 2ch and Japan’s online right banding together in a successful effort to silence him.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 7, 2012 18:06

    To quite many here who're white-washing US actions in WW2: There's the little spicy bit that US intelligence had significant evidence that Japan was probably getting ready to offer surrender. Only unconditional surrender wasn't really expected... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 19, 2011 23:43

    But Adenauer also sold shitloads of weapons to Franco, aiding him in his own little dictatorship only because franco played the "Or else Socialists take over Europe!" card! :D... More


Ishihara at Yasukuni: “The Democrats Aren’t Japanese!”

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Tokyo fuhrer Shintaro Ishihara has paid his annual respects to Japanese war criminals at Yasukuni, saying Japan’s current government “is not Japanese” for choosing to stay away.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 22, 2011 10:33

    How does this fool stay in office? HEY ISHITHARA! YOU SUCK!... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 21, 2011 03:45

    A true American Republican at heart.... More


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