Kamen Rider

Now you can buy a piece of a gut-busting android’s abs from Kamen Rider thanks to Premium Bandai

We have no idea why anyone would want one, but why the heck not?

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Artistic Japanese website AI has a long way to go before it can appropriately rate user’s Pikachu pics

After seeing how misguided this AI was in its analysis of Pikachu sketches, we had to give it a go ourselves.

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Japanese superhero Kamen Rider arrested for meth use

The tokusatsu franchise continues to find itself on the wrong side of the law with second arrest in as many months.

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Kamen Rider, one of Japan’s greatest heroes, arrested for groping woman’s breasts in Tokyo suburb

Actor’s arrest parallels his character’s story arc, and also has elements from Cinderella.

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Famous characters celebrate special occasions in your life with personalized letters

What’s better than friends wishing you a happy birthday? Having One Piece’s Luffy or Ash from Pokémon personally doing it instead!

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Voyeur at Kyoto shopping center apprehended by Japanese superhero Kamen Rider

A lesson for peeping toms everywhere: you never know when Kamen Rider Knight will appear and put an end to your dastardly deeds.

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What do Kamen Rider and Darth Vader have in common? They’re both in this (insane) video!

Have you ever wondered who would win in a battle between Darth Vader and Kamen Rider Black RX? Neither have we, but thanks to this video we have an answer!

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Girls can be Kamen Riders too! Eight-year-old girl stuns with her kick-ass cosplays 【Pics】

Cosplay has been gaining popularity in many countries all over the world in recent years. Together with the increasing number of cosplayers, we’ve also noticed more geeky parents passing down their passion for cosplay to their offspring, which is generally well-received because these little cosplayers always overwhelm us with an overdose of cuteness.

We’ve seen many cute cosplaying kids, but when it comes to channeling the sass and aura of cool characters, eight-year-old Serreniethy Fionah from the Philippines is by far the coolest little cosplayer we’ve seen! Check out her awesome costumes and poses after the break!

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Kamen Rider defends Japanese city from drunk drivers 【Pics & Video】

You’ve probably heard that RocketNews24 got a special exclusive interview with Chibatman recently. It’s kind of a big deal, but you know, he’s not the only superhero roaming the streets of Japan. Cut to Kitakyushu in Fukuoka Prefecture where you can frequently spot iconic Japanese superhero Kamen Rider cruising the streets and laying down the law.

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Kamen Rider stuntman applies skills to thievery

Yasutomo Ihara, a former stuntman known for his participation in the Kamen Rider franchise, has since turned his training to nefarious ends. In a story seemingly grafted from a J-drama, he was arrested on September 8 by Saitama Prefecture’s Criminal Investigations Unit for 43 separate counts of theft. His method involved scaling walls by slipping his fingers into tiny indentations and entering houses through their second-floor windows, earning him the nickname “Spiderman” from the investigators. His targets were in the neighboring Saitama Prefecture cities of Warabi and Toda.

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The tiniest, most detailed Kamen Rider you have ever seen!

In the US, some of the most common roadside attractions are the “World’s Largest Whatever”: World’s Largest Ketchup Bottle, World’s Largest Ball of Rubber Bands, World’s Largest Rocking Chair, World’s Largest Golf Ball, World’s Largest Ball of Twine, all real and all in the United States.

But why go big, when you can go small…like, really small. How about a 1.5cm (0.6 inch) tall Kamen Rider figure? What’s more, you’ll be able to get one of them in Japan really soon!

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Bandai gets a head start on Christmas cakes

After years of living in Japan, I’ve noticed that the island nation has quite a few merry misconceptions about what it means to have a Western Christmas celebrationReplacing Santa’s cookies with a strawberry-topped Christmas cake is just one of their many mix-ups, though at least they have the gift-giving part right.

Now, you might be wondering why it is that we’re posting about Christmas when it’s barely even October! As it turns out, Japanese parents hoping to surprise their kids with a sweet treat from Bandai have to start planning for the holidays NOW. The Premium Bandai online store has just opened up reservations for their 2013 line of character-themed Christmas cakes called Chara Deco Christmas. These cakes come with toys and other neat treats suited to young fans of everything from Kamen Rider to Pokemon.

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