video games

Brand-new Nintendo shop announced for Osaka

Nintendo Osaka will have a super-convenient location for locals, travelers, and Pokémon fans.

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Pokémon doughnuts appear in Japan, with Eevee joining the new Mister Donut range!

Christmas collection also includes Piplup, Pachirisu and Glaceon butts!

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We search for virtual love in brand new dating sim Tokimeki Memorial: Girls’ Side 4

Cheer on our Japanese-language reporter Ikuna in her quest to bag a fictional boyfriend!

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The best cosplayers from Day Two of the Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festival

Meet the characters who braved the weather to represent some of Japan’s most popular anime and manga. 

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The best cosplayers from Day One of the Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festival

These cosplaying queens waited two years to step out as their favourite manga and anime characters, and the wait was definitely worth it. 

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Gundam’s crotch isn’t pleasing fans with its insufficient fan service in new video game【Video】

Groin issue quickly spotted by Victory veterans.

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Tokyo University students rank the top 12 video games for cultivating smart kids

These video games are educational as well as fun!

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Pokémon and Japan Sumo Association announce partnership

Pokémon will appear on kensho hata and keshomawashi at sumo grand tournaments in Tokyo and Fukuoka.

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Genuine Muramasa blade and Muromachi katana on display at Tokyo’s Touken Ranbu store【Photos】

The game/anime franchise about anthropomorphized Japanese swords is offering a chance to see some real ones.

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Retro game personality test: What the way you wrapped your N64 controller cord says about you

Japanese game fan analyses how your wrapping style reflected your childhood and predicted your adult life.

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Want to turn Ikea shelves into an awesome Nintendo interior? Japanese game fan shows how【Photos】

Ikea gets the ball/barrel rolling with a design that’s sure to remind fans of an all-time Nintendo classic.

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Resident Evil Umbrella green, red herb bath salts now exist in real world, are terrifying【Pics】

Surely we can trust the makers of the t-virus to help us relax and improve our skin quality, right?

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Best random JRPG encounter ever? When giant 3-D Dragon Quest Slimes appear in Tokyo!【Video】

If you’re looking to bump into a pack of Slimes, Tokyo’s Shinjuku neighborhood is the place to do it.

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”We came home.” Sega makes arcade comeback with new game center in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro district

Dry your tears, Sega fans. They’ve missed us too.

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We dip our feet into a Japanese onsen…inside footbath boots

Whether you’re gaming, studying, or working from home, these ashiyu boots let you take the footbath with you wherever you go!

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New Disney anime series focuses on beautiful boys living in villain-inspired magical dormitories

In a twist fans might have seen coming, Twisted Wonderland is getting a Disney Plus anime adaptation.

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Official Pokémon furniture line launches with Pikachu Sofa and Poké Ball table【Photos】

Cute enough for any fan, and stylish enough for any home.

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Japanese gamers vote for most frustrating, spirit-crushing video game

What game is the Dark Souls of crushing a gamer’s will? Not Dark Souls, apparently.

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Dragon Quest composer Koichi Sugiyama passes away

Composer didn’t enter the video game business until he was in his 50s, still created over 500 pieces of music for landmark video game series.

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Pokémon at your door! Japanese home hyosatsu marks your house with your name and favorite Pokémon

30 Gen-1 Pokémon are ready to literally become part of your home.

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