Kuinaki Sentaku

The titanic popularity of Shingeki no Kyojin continues to snap necks and crush lesser manga – this time having won the unusual accolade of a lowly spin-off manga which managed to shift 500,000 copies and is hurriedly being reprinted to meet demand, in the form of “Shingeki no Kyojin: Kuinaki Sentaku”…

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  • Anonymous commented on April 24, 2014 07:01

    Complete nonsense? Since when have a lot of anime shows had a coherent plot lolol... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 23, 2014 19:30

    Hear, hear. It's not the worst series ever, but the plot is complete nonsense and the characterizations are paper-thin. The "conspiracy" storyline introduced in recent chapters makes it play like a retarded, guro-obsessed Fullmetal Alchemist.... More


Japan “Caused Drop In Global Music Sales”

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Japan is being blamed for a drop in global music sales after sales tanked 16.7%, with such a huge drop in sales in the world’s second largest music market causing the world music market to shrink 3.9%.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 23, 2014 01:38

    "drop in sales only accelerated after downloading was banned." They decided to ban download. Closed their doors foreigners know their culture and music. There is no promotion of music, no promotion work as singers. Now they are paying for... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 22, 2014 03:34

    And since the ones making the laws are puppets it is still almost impossible.... More


Top 50 Classic Anime

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Nikkei has compiled a ranking of the top classic anime dating from the sixties to the nineties based on a survey of Japanese of all generation, resulting in a fairly definitive indication of just which anime really have stood the test of time – though Japan’s demographics being what they are, the results may be too classic for some…

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  • Anonymous commented on April 10, 2014 06:28

    i tried searching for macross. but i failed. well, then again, i kinda hated frontier and never really got into macross.... More

  • Chen-04 commented on April 5, 2014 18:36

    Suspension of disbelief only goes so far...... More


shimakaze-tan-by-shizuma-yoshinori

DMM’s battleship moe mega-blockbuster Kantai Collection is reputedly the (only) reason Microsoft’s Windows tablets enjoy a 15% market share in Japan where elsewhere they languish under Google’s boot with a pathetic 2%.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 17, 2014 19:27

    Entire Sony PS franchise was launched by FF7 even PS was a shittier system than SS at the time.... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 12, 2014 14:24

    they should get rid flash and switch to HTML5/native app route with Unity engine or something... More


China Military Buildup “Boosted 12.2%”

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The Chinese government has revealed it will boost its military spending by 12.2% in 2014, the 4th year running spending has increased and well above the 7.5% GDP growth target for the year – calling the increase “moderate, and limited in scale” and saying it will help “make more contributions to world peace.”

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  • Anonymous commented on March 29, 2014 04:56

    World police more like.... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 12, 2014 20:25

    Very true. You don't even touch on the fact that their equipment is at best 3rd rate Soviet knockoffs with the occasional failed attempt at stealing American technology. Add to the fact that... More


ps4-vs-xbox-one

Sony is boasting of over 6 million PlayStation 4s sold, with the Japanese launch now having made it to 370,000, with 13.7 million games sold, to an estimated total of some 3.5 million for the Xbox One.

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  • Naim commented on March 21, 2014 06:54

    Cant wait to get the PS4!!!... More

  • Chen-04 commented on March 9, 2014 18:28

    You know what "Shovelware" means?... More


PS4 Japan Sales = 320,000 “As Bad As The Vita!”

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Sony’s decision to throw Japan under the bus in order to focus on western markets looks to have proven as shrewd as it looked – despite what is by PlayStation standards a damp squib of a launch in Japan, it has managed to shift 320,000 consoles in 2 days.

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  • Chen-04 commented on March 8, 2014 22:40

    They're perspective is something like "Fuck, Japanese gamers don't buy our shit anymore." Or, to save face, "Japanese don't matter anymore anyway."... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 3, 2014 04:52

    Vanquish and Binary Domain, a couple of the best shooters out there are JAPANESE...... More


The New Japanese Man: “55.8% Have Never Even Dated”

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Figures for the latest generation of Japanese to reach adulthood show them turning more herbivorous than ever, with 55.8% of 20-year-old men now apparently having no romantic experience whatsoever.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 24, 2014 08:43

    If i can become a wizard by level 30, when the hell do i achieve the Arch-mage rank? Maybe 60?... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 24, 2014 06:13

    Sounds to me like what a serial killer who cuts themselves would say.... More


Japanese Christmas Lonelier Than Ever

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Fully 70% of Japanese young men now report their Christmases will be spent in (for Japan) untraditional celibate loneliness, and women are scarcely any better of with 58% stuck twiddling their mistletoe in abject solitude.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 6, 2014 17:07

    I'm impressed the christian church got away without being sued despite copying all that! Nowadays people can't do shit without being sued by 10 giant corporations claiming patents and copyrights on everything from shapes and... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 5, 2014 08:21

    I always find it super funny when the Japanese call us "hairy barbarians"... Have they ever watched one of their own adult films?? There is more hair between the two pubic regions of a Japanese... More


teacher-by-shin-ryox

“Indecent activity” is the number one reason for Japanese teachers losing their jobs, according to official government statistics detailing the 2012 antics of the nation’s hentai teachers (or those unlucky enough to get caught at any rate), shocking – although perhaps not surprising – many.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 6, 2014 00:17

    I could care less about them Lolicon teachers, but don't punish the pretty female teachers, real love was invovled.... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 28, 2013 21:48

    A worthless comment AND you didn't capitalize: A fail within a fail. You get an "F-".... More


60% of Japanese Guys “Have No Girlfriend”

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The latest official statistics to highlight just how lonely the Japanese race has become of late show some 60% of young men apparently have neither girlfriend nor female friends, with women scarcely being any better off…

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  • Anonymous commented on October 5, 2013 03:21

    That's common in most European countries as well, at least it is here in Norway. There's nothing more annoying than an American at the airport who'll talk to you for 20 minutes non stop.... More

  • Xia Zhen commented on September 12, 2013 22:31

    In fact,i don't care about if have a girlfriend,living alone is so freedom... More


40% of Young Japanese: “Marriage Is Worthless!”

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Japan’s younger generations increasingly fail to see the point of marriage at all, with a survey of 37,000 revealing some 40% feel the institution “has no merit.”

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  • Anonymous commented on July 10, 2013 09:16

    wait wait... the company is SUPPOSE to grow? SO what do you when it doesn't? Everyone eat a phone and buy new ones so phone makers have more business?... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 7, 2013 12:21

    @ Taylor - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O60atA59xgE... More


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