video games

Yu-Gi-Oh! brings anime battles into real-life with amazing fan-made dueling arena【Video】

The Yu-Gi-Oh! Strongest Imitator System is a major step in making those anime duels come to life.

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Pikachu Outbreak 2018 photos! Pikachus parade through Yokohama, bust out dance moves at night

In previous years, the famous and adorable Pokémon went to sleep when the sun went down, but this time they’re staying up late to party!

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First-ever Eevee outbreak is going on in Japan right now, and it’s awesomely adorable【Photos】

Eevees appears en masse at the annual Pikachu Outbreak in Yokohama to grab their share of the Pokémon spotlight.

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“The boobs are important,” anime director’s feedback notes remind animators

Also makes vague yet extremely passionate demand for male sexiness.

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Jaw-dropping Pokémon figure recreates the climactic Mew vs. Mewtwo fight from 20 years ago【Pics】

Two decades after the first Pokémon movie, fans still remember this battle and its intensity is on full display in this amazing piece.

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Scientists in California send classic SNES EarthBound cartridge on odyssey into space【Video】

Beloved 16-bit game’s protagonist seemingly makes cameo appearance in the clouds of amazing video.

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Pretend you’re Sony or Nintendo as you devour Sega with Tokyo’s new Sega Logo-yaki sweet

Video game company’s iconic logo serves as motif for new treat from maker of edible Magikarp Pokémon.

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Tokyo politician creates dojinshi manga, will be at Comiket selling it

Otaku assemblyman’s latest project stars a 1,300-year-old girl from a popular video game franchise.

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The Senran Kagura anime/video game franchise has a new restaurant, but the menu seems to be of only secondary interest.

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Depressed Japanese gamer brightens his days by giving himself a log-in bonus for his real life

Rather than run away to a virtual world, he figured out a way to take something fun about video games and use it to fight off daily drudgery.

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Japan finally holds an eSports event for mobile app games: Champions of Fire Japan

Who will dominate Disney’s Tsum Tsum Land? Which YouTuber’s BanG Dreams will come true? Find out at the app game eSports tournament this August!

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Is the beauty of imperfection the secret behind the popularity of Pokémon character designs?

Ken Sugimori, art director and character designer for the Pokémon franchise, reveals the link between pocket monsters and wabi-sabi.

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Official Summer Pockets itasha listed on Yahoo! Auctions, comes with a bucketload of goodies

With just a few more days to go, fans of anime itasha and Key’s newest visual novel ought to check this out before it’s gone.

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Japanese VR game lets you live the wonderful fantasy of getting poked in the chest by a cute girl

New game saves you the awkwardness of having to ask a real girl, “Hey, would you mind poking me in the chest?”

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Tokyo Pokémon Cafe has a new Tropical Sweets line, so we head back to try it for ourselves【Pics】

We took a tropical trip to the balmy shores of Nihonbashi, Tokyo to experience the local Poké-culture and taste the bright, beastly cuisine. Alola!

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Take on Godzilla yourself in virtual reality at new attractions in Osaka and Tokyo

New VR Zone attraction lets you take on Godzilla in an attack chopper… Good luck with that.

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Pikachu Outbreak 2018: World’s first Eevee march to join Pokémon summer celebrations in Japan!

Because the only thing better than seeing 1,500-plus Pikachus is seeing a squad of Eevees at the same time.

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Saudi Arabia bans Yo-Kai Watch, Okami, 45 other video games following child suicides

Titles from Final Fantasy and Attack on Titan franchises also on list in wake of deaths thought to have stemmed from online bullying.

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Nearly 70 percent of young Japanese women self-identify as otaku in survey

Seven out of ten say they enjoy anime and manga, and over 15 percent spend more than 90,000 yen a year on their otaku hobbies.

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