Samurai Warriors

Rent an apartment with Leopalace, cover your walls with Samurai Warriors 4 decor!

If you’ve come to Japan as an ALT or to work at one of the many eikaiwa English conversation schools across the country, you’re probably familiar with Leopalace apartments. Known for their compact, cookie-cutter design, they’re popular among expats for their comparatively easy application process, foreign language support, and overall foreigner friendliness.

Now, in case you needed more incentive to choose Leopalace for your apartment provider, the company is now running a campaign for first-time renters, who will be entered into a drawing to win a wall customized with Samurai Warriors wallpaper?!

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New video “Ikusa” from Wagakki Band mixes rock, traditional instruments, and swords!

Since the release of Wagakki Band‘s first original song “Hanabi” last year, we’ve been holding our breath waiting for more. Okay, that’s not completely true–we’ ve been sneaking little gasps since then–but we were definitely excited to hear the the group was recording both the opening and closing song for the new anime Sengoku Musou, based on the game of the same name. But unless you actually tuned in to watch the show you’d be hard pressed to find the songs–until now!

Today, the band released a music video for “Ikusa,” the show’s opening theme song. Check it out below but be careful that you’ve cleared your room of pointy objects first so you don’t hurt yourself headbanging.

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